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February 14, 2007 at 2:22 pm
The Louis Armstrong International Airport served 6,217,023 passengers in 2006. That’s 80% of the passengers who used the airport in 2005 and 64% of the all time high of 9,733,179 passengers in 2004.

Golfers tee off for the Hahnville High band
February 14, 2007 at 2:21 pm
The HHS Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 17 at Willowdale Country Club for an 18-hole scramble.

DOH BOWL!
February 14, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Did you watch the NFL Pro Bowl? Did you care about it? You might want to start caring.

Parish football stars sign with Tulane and Louisiana Tech
February 14, 2007 at 2:18 pm
National Signing Day for high school athletes was held on Feb. 7 at the St. Charles Parish School Board offices in Luling and was attended by family, friends, school administrators, coaches and central office workers.

Greg Lier. 302 houses & counting
February 14, 2007 at 2:17 pm
After 10 years of planning, Ashton Plantation subdivision in Luling is nearly complete and lots are selling faster than the developers can prep them.

Catch me! Catch me!
February 14, 2007 at 2:06 pm
The Pier 90 parking lot is filled to the brim with the empty trailers of anglers determined to get a well-advised bite in. Lake Salvador had been so beneficial for the anglers the day before that word spread like a cold.

Photographers: deadline looms for calendar contest
February 14, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Get your camera out because there is still time to submit photos for possible use in the LSU AgCenter’s 2008 Get It Growing lawn and garden calendar. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 28.

Matherne - Dufrene Wedding Matherne - Dufrene Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Monique Matherne of and Meryl “Snake” Dufrene Jr. were married Jan. 26 at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church in Raceland.

Petit - Keller Wedding Petit - Keller Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Heather Theresa Petit and William Joseph Keller were united in marriage on September 8, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling.

McCully - Rodrigue Wedding McCully - Rodrigue Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Tricia Lynn McCully and Wayne Joseph Rodrigue Jr. were married on Jan. 5 at the Church of St. Philip in Vacherie.

Make like a chef
February 14, 2007 at 1:54 pm
Learn how to make homemade spaghetti and meatballs or get a lesson in the science of cooking seafood in a St. Charles Parish Community Education class.

Speak with Authority
February 14, 2007 at 1:51 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

Nifty $5 for your jokes and riddles
February 14, 2007 at 1:48 pm
This week's jokes are:

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
February 14, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am 17 years old and got my first credit card a year ago.

NICE JOB. It was all about brush strokes at the St. Charles Art Guild’s watercolor workshop. Pictured: Mae Clark, Jo Buckley, Marianne Sandoz and Carol Fars.
St. Charles Art Guild holds watercolor workshop
February 14, 2007 at 1:37 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild held a watercolor workshop taught by Martha Guthrie, faculty member at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art.

TIPPY TOES. River Region Ballet students perform a traditional German dance with a little guidance from instructor John Rodi. River Region Ballet celebrates parish birthday
February 14, 2007 at 1:32 pm
As part of St. Charles Parish’s Bicentennial Celebration, the River Region Ballet has partnered with the Komenka Ethnic Dance Troupe to learn traditional German and French dances to honor the establishment of the German Coast.

TASTES GOOD. COA’s Lupe’ Sweeny (left) taste tests student Randy Mayeaux’s entrees at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux. COA members assist in cooking class
February 14, 2007 at 1:27 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council of Aging took time during their travel club trip to visit the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux.

HATS OFF, ER ... ON. St. Charles Parish Council on Aging clients (l to r) Mazie Dufrene, Marian Savoie, Joan Folse, Joan Acosta, Lupe’ Sweeny, Ellie Neiman, Dolly Bergeron and Roy Landeche enjoy tea at Demitasse Coffee House. COA visits coffee house
February 14, 2007 at 1:08 pm
The St. Charles Council on Aging's travel club hit the streets and stopped in at Demitasse Coffee House.

Luling man can now face charge of killing father
Luling man can now face charge of killing father
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A Luling man who doctors say suffers from psychosis has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of his father.