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Child with leukemia needs your help
March 14, 2007 at 4:55 pm
Ten-year-old Angel Gordon, a student at St. Rose Elementary School, was diagnosed with leukemia in January.

New teacher education program at River Parishes CC up for approval
March 14, 2007 at 4:54 pm
The River Parishes Community College in Sorrento is set to offer an Associate of Science in Teacher Education Degree if the program meets approval by the State Board of Regents, according to a press release from the RPCC.

River Region Chamber backs SCP Schools in vote
March 14, 2007 at 4:52 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is asking the voters of St. Charles Parish to approve a renewal of two (2) millages on March 31, 2007.

Airport expansion into parish on hold
March 14, 2007 at 4:51 pm
Seeking to focus more on restructuring Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, Interim Airport Director Sean Hunter said there are no immediate plans for expansion into St. Charles Parish.

Insects fear Doug Hanson, left, and James Dufrene of SCP’s mosquito control office. Parish SMACKDOWN on icky mosquitoes
March 14, 2007 at 4:48 pm
St. Charles Parish is taking aim at pesky mosquitoes this year with special bug-gobbling fish and new high-tech sprayers.

Facelifts for St. Rose & Mimosa schools
March 14, 2007 at 4:47 pm
Two structural additions were approved Monday night by the St. Charles Parish School Board’s Capital Improvement Committee, both jobs to be completed by Murray Architect.

RIPPED OFF: Audie Matherne & family. Con artist ‘scams’ families for $50Gs
March 14, 2007 at 4:32 pm
A man who goes by the name “Mr. Giggles” left a St. Charles Parish couple frowning after he allegedly ripped them off for $5,000.

Hahnville High’s AFJROTC competes in drill
March 14, 2007 at 4:30 pm
Hahnville High School Junior Varsity AFJROTC Drill Team competed in the Franklinton Drill Meet.

GOOD CATCH. Aaron Cortez of Des Allemands says he’s been catfishing ever since he can remember ... it’s a family tradition. Catfishing is a labor of love for Des Allemands teen
March 14, 2007 at 4:26 pm
Louisiana catfishing seems to be a dying trade. But Aaron Cortez, 17, of Des Allemands, is standing strong against the winds of change.

Kudos to H-ville’s All-District players
March 14, 2007 at 4:25 pm
The following HHS Girl Soccer Players were named to the All-District Soccer Teams: 1st Team All District -Chelsi Bourgeois, Ashley Eusea, Leslie Jefferson, Tara Mince, Raven Scott, Megan Waters, 2nd Team All-District - Jessica Lauland, Samantha May, Courtney Speice, Honorable Mention All-District - Annie Kinler, Carly Queen, District Offensive MVP - Ashley Eusea.

DHS Sports Week with Nattie Swan
March 14, 2007 at 4:19 pm
Baseball

Star player: Trey Watkins because he is hitting over .600, has scored 16 or 17 rins already, and has stolen 12 bases.

Artist’s conception of new playground - exquisite in its simplicity. 12 new school playgrounds to help parish kids keep fit
March 14, 2007 at 4:16 pm
Plans are under way to upgrade playgrounds for students at 12 St. Charles Parish public schools this year.

OVER THE TOP. A Hahnville High School hurdler
practices for the relays. HHS Sports Week
March 14, 2007 at 4:08 pm
Softball

This just in: The Lady Tiger softball team tucked away another win Tuesday, March 6 against East St. John 2-0. The game was away on East St. John's turf, but that didn't slow down our girls.

Team picture: Natalie Kern, Blaire Guidry, Gina Madere, Christine Carman, Caitlin Jacob, Mandy Dallimore, Brennan Ferguson (kneeling): Kacie Braud, Lauren Vicknair, Coach: Artie Delaneuville

Coaches not pictured: Barbara Ferguson and Wendi Jacob.
OH BABY! Sacred Heart basketball girls are No. 1
March 14, 2007 at 4:01 pm
ALMOST THERE. Sacred Heart team members Brennan Ferguson and Lauren Vicknair race to score in the girls basketball game.

2007 Lady Cougars include: Front Row L to R Ashley Landry, Bailey Flores, Ayme Barre. Middle Row: Hope Mair, Summer Melancon, Courtney Dutreix, Paige Huertin, Hannah Haydel. Back Row: Taylor Webre, Alex Friloux, Demi Caple, Lauren desChamps, Abby Boutte, Lady Cougars take it all in Lutcher
March 14, 2007 at 3:55 pm
The J.B. Martin Lady Cougars softball team won the championship in the recent Toot Granier Fastpitch Softball Tournament, hosted by Lutcher High School.

ON A ROLL ON A ROLL
March 14, 2007 at 3:50 pm
Vacherie - The 2nd Annual River Road Car Show rolls into historic St. Joseph Plantation Saturday, March 17.

Speak with Authority
March 14, 2007 at 3:42 pm
Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

Real Estate Transactions
March 14, 2007 at 3:15 pm
The following real estates transactions took place during the month of February.

Practice what you teach
Practice what you teach
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Lucas Harms’ day starts at 4 a.m., just before his 2-year-old son, Leo, wakes up. He’ll go to work at Hahnville High School, where he’s been the theater teacher for seven years. These days, he won’t get in bed until midnight, after practicing his role for Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” which opens Thursday, Nov. 7