|Local doctors note increase in child obesity
October 04, 2007 at 7:14 am
Overweight children are at risk for serious health conditions like type two diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol - all once considered exclusively adult diseases.
|Purse-snatcher charged with armed burglary
October 04, 2007 at 7:13 am
A Luling man recently arrested and held with a $430,000 bond has a lengthy criminal history, according to police reports.
|HHS graduate returns for art show opening
October 04, 2007 at 7:10 am
St. Charles Parish native Riece Walton will make his return to the area on Oct. 5, when his art exhibit "Do You Know What It Means?" is featured at the Perrin Benham Gallery on Magazine St.
|Gumbo fans get ready
October 04, 2007 at 7:09 am
A record-breaking 76 teams will fight for the right to bring home the paddle in the United Way's sixth annual "Battle for the Paddle" cook-off, which will be held Oct. 4 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.
|Housing complaints, article cause residents’ eviction
October 04, 2007 at 7:07 am
Shawane Chopin got evicted from her sub-standard home in the Paul Frederick community after she complained about the poor conditions her family was forced to live in.
|Governor candidates look like good guys
October 04, 2007 at 7:04 am
All of the four leading candidates for governor had good messages for the people of Louisiana in their first debate last week. If the winner carries out his promises, the future of our state is hopeful.
|Charter schools are making a difference
October 04, 2007 at 7:03 am
Recently released scores for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” show that charter schools in Louisiana are outperforming charter schools nationally and are holding their own with traditional public schools in both Louisiana and the nation, as a whole. After a bumpy start, the charter school initiative in Louisiana appears to be paying dividends. Perhaps nowhere is that underscored more than in the newly formed charter school alliance in New Orleans.
|Economy sick when government is the top employer
October 04, 2007 at 7:02 am
According to the story from the Associated Press, while overall job growth in LA has slowed, government job growth (particularly state government) continues to lead all other job producing segments of the economy.
|Georges hopes to parlay business success into political win
October 04, 2007 at 6:59 am
By MELINDA DESLATTE
Associated Press Writer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ John Georges has never been an elected public official. Instead, he's been making millions in the business world. And he wants to make sure voters in the governor's race know that.
|Tulane-LSU rivalry still has life
October 04, 2007 at 6:57 am
Having been a Tulane Greenie all my life, I went to the Tulane-LSU game Saturday with a bit of trepidation.
|32 years ago: Mimosa swimmers remembered
September 27, 2007 at 9:00 am
Can you remember the summer of 1975? If so, and if your were a member of the Mimosa Park swim, then this picture just might bring back memories of fun in the sun at the Mimosa swimming pool.
|LSU, as good as advertised
September 27, 2007 at 8:58 am
With the New Orleans Saints hosting a nationally televised Monday night affair against the Tennessee Titans this week, it was the LSU Tigers that had football’s center stage this past weekend.
September 27, 2007 at 8:57 am
The R. K. Smith volleyball team was visited by the Hahnville High School volleyball team and received instruction on techniques, drills and exercises to help make them a better team.
|Defense makes Hahnville contender
September 27, 2007 at 8:56 am
The Hahnville Tigers' defense continued to overpower their opponents last week, picking up their third shutout in four games with a 34-0 win over O. Perry Walker.
|Wildcats attempt to K.O. John Ehret
September 27, 2007 at 8:53 am
Behind 28-first quarter points, the Destrehan Wildcats had little trouble improving to 4-0 on the season by blanking Higgins 45-0 last Friday in a game where both the offense and defense showed consistency for all four quarters.
September 27, 2007 at 8:44 am
The River Region Arts and Humanities Council hosted its sixth annual Fleur De The’ on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.
|Somewhere over Highway 90
September 27, 2007 at 8:42 am
The first day of autumn in Des Allemands was crowned with overcast skies, a few rain showers and the phenomenal optical illusion of that of a double rainbow over Highway 90, pictured at right.
September 27, 2007 at 8:38 am
The women were sweaty but happy, with the endorphins still pumped up from the work out at Viking Fitness Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. A very fit mother of three, Michelle Oubre, had just taught her favorite class - Bodyflow, and the hour had flown by - helped along by funny comments cracked by the exercisers.
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Jake the dog.
For the first time since 2012, Destrehan lost a game on its home field — and with...
The Hahnville cross country boys and girls teams each recently won the 7-5A...
Bayou Gauche duo find success on bodybuilding circuit - 1620 views
Some time ago, Bayou Gauche’s Jake Naquin and Drew Favre earned the playful nickname “The BG Buff Bodies” from friends of theirs, referencing the two’s penchant for hitting the gym.
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