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Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 16, 2006 at 2:19 pm
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library is sponsoring holiday craft days for ages 10 and up, and, yes, that means adults are invited, too.

Snowing nightly at Lakeside Center
November 16, 2006 at 2:10 pm
METAIRIE - Santa is bringing the first snowfall of the year with him to Lakeside Shopping Center. “Santa’s Nightly Snowfall” will run Nov. 17-Dec. 24 Mon.-Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m., and features “Mrs. Claus and Friends” children’s program.

Romantic comedy takes the stage
November 16, 2006 at 2:09 pm
KENNER - The Rivertown Repertory Theatre presents Neil Simon’s play, "Barefoot in the Park,” through Nov. 19. Tickets for adults are $22. Students and seniors get in for just $20.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 16, 2006 at 2:08 pm
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Going once, twice - SOLD at club auction
November 16, 2006 at 2:07 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Women’s Club holds its fabulous fall auction on Nov. 16 at the First Union Prebyterian Churchin Luling.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
November 16, 2006 at 2:05 pm
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center, 1940 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan.

Iron man! Run, bike and swim in Bayou Barracuda triathlon
November 16, 2006 at 2:02 pm
HOUMA - The first ever Tri-Barracuda Mini Triathalon - a 2-mile run, a 10-mile bike & a 200-yard swim - begins Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Bayou Barracuda Swim Facility off of South Hollywood Road.

Are YOU average? Read our story and find out
November 16, 2006 at 2:00 pm
BOUTTE - You're an average St. Charles parishioner if you're:

Voices of St. Charles Parish
November 16, 2006 at 1:54 pm
Do you believe in angels? I do.

Strange bedfellows: Bush & Clinton get together
November 16, 2006 at 1:50 pm
Former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton have joined forces to support many worthwhile causes, including support for Hurricane Katrina victims.

I-49 through Boutte ... the plot thickens
November 16, 2006 at 1:46 pm
Another public hearing on the route of Interstate 49 through St. Charles Parish is set for Nov. 16 at the Alario Center in Westwego, from 4 p.m. until 8. It’s perhaps the last hearing before a definite decision on it will be made.

Hahnville still alive in the playoffs Hahnville still alive in the playoffs
November 08, 2006 at 4:50 pm
Hot on the heels of their 35-22 thrashing of Assumption High in Napoleonville, Hahnville’s football Tigers take on Carencro Friday, Nov. 11, in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s playoff series.

LONG NIGHT.  Destrehan Wildcats met their match - and then some - at East St. John. The bad luck of the draw
November 08, 2006 at 4:47 pm
The showdown between unbeaten Destrehan and East St. John was supposed to be a thriller. It turned out to be one only if one was an East St. John fan as the Wildcats of black and yellow churned out a 42-7 victory over Destrehan.

SHOOT THIS! SHOOT THIS!
November 08, 2006 at 4:45 pm
IF your objective is to fill out the six deer tags available to you in the state’s new format this season, there are deer herds capable of satisfying that quest on many wildlife management areas around the Sportsman’s Paradise.

Forget superstars
November 08, 2006 at 4:41 pm
If you had asked most New Orleans Saints fans which rookie player would make the biggest plays against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week, they would have told you “Reggie Bush.”

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
November 08, 2006 at 4:28 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’m 13-years-old and I’m saving my money so I can buy a car when I turn 18. I earn $60 a month babysitting for neighbors. I also get $40 per month for doing my chores around the house. My mom gives me $10 for every A I make on my semester report cards, and I always get three or four of them, so that’s $60 to $80 per year. She pays for my clothes and other expenses. How much should I save for my car - and where should I put the money? I have $500 in the bank now. - Looking Ahead in Hahnville

$4000 FOR WRITING ABOUT SOMETHING YOU LOVE
November 08, 2006 at 4:27 pm
BATON ROUGE - The State of Louisiana wants to give you a nifty $4,000 for writing and photographing people and places.

Tai chi master’s passion is A moving meditation
November 08, 2006 at 4:25 pm
And, yes, the 70-year-old man’s name really is Tai, which even he admits is an amusing coincidence.

Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
Home surveillance video leads to Destrehan bank robbery suspect
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Home surveillance footage has helped St. Charles Parish deputies track down the alleged getaway driver in a robbery that took place Friday morning in the Capital One Bank parking lot in Destrehan.