What's Happening




100 years of student life at LSU
December 01, 2006 at 11:10 am
BATON ROUGE - Remember when with Louisiana State University's 'Glimpses of Student Life' art gallery now open through Dec. 14 at the LSU Union Art Gallery in Baton Rouge.

Holiday concert lead by local singers
December 01, 2006 at 11:09 am
HAMMOND - The Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy's Concert Choir will perform 'Music for the Holidays' Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at Hammond's First Baptist Church, 410 West Morris Street.

Make merry music with the LOP
December 01, 2006 at 11:08 am
KENNER - Celebrate the holidays with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Casual Classics Holiday' program on Dec. 6 at The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

Know what Santa eats for breakfast?
December 01, 2006 at 11:07 am
KENNER - Find out at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner on Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. when he sits down with you for breakfast.

Santa Claus is coming to town
December 01, 2006 at 11:06 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Bayou Gauche boat parade is set for Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. and everyone is invited including Santa.

YOU’RE invited to an elegant evening out
December 01, 2006 at 11:03 am
HAHNVILLE - The Council on Aging will hold its Christmas Cotillion on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday craft days for kids at the library
December 01, 2006 at 11:00 am
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library has holiday craft days for ages 10 and up.

Christmas trees now on sale in Destrehan
December 01, 2006 at 10:59 am
DESTREHAN - Mountain Village Christmas Trees, 1900 Ormond Blvd., is now open everyday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and till 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

It's beginning to feel like Christmas
December 01, 2006 at 10:57 am
LULING - Join the Rotary Club and your neighbors at the annual tree lighting ceremony

217 square miles of coastline still underwater after storms - REPORT 217 square miles of coastline still underwater after storms - REPORT
December 01, 2006 at 10:54 am
The latest analysis of land change data from the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wetlands Research Center indicates that 217 square miles of Louisiana’s coastal lands were transformed to water after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Luling man booked for murder in knife fight
December 01, 2006 at 10:52 am
A house break-in could have turned deadly for a couple who was awakened by the sound of a man crashing through their back door.

Liberal college professors are WAY out of control
December 01, 2006 at 10:47 am
Not a day goes by without hearing about university professors espousing Marxist doctrine or anti-American positions in their classrooms. At the same time, these same professors work feverishly to silence moderate or conservative voices on campus in the name of freedom of speech. At times their tactics include the destruction of reputations and the marginalization of opposing viewpoints.

Voices of St. Charles Parish
December 01, 2006 at 10:43 am
They say you learn something new every day. The other day I learned that most people don't have brains that ricochet off the walls of their heads like a superball. Who knew?

HBO’s Comic Relief dialogue got a bit, well ... raw
December 01, 2006 at 10:42 am
We finally got around to watching the three-hour HBO Comic Relief program on Hurricane Katrina which we TiVoed a couple weeks ago for later viewing.

Bigger share of oil and gas tax revenues up for grabs - but will LA get them?
December 01, 2006 at 10:40 am
Put aside the folly of calling an "Extraordinary Session" of the lege in the midst of the Christmas Holidays. Put aside the folly of calling the session to extend over two weekends during which the lege is loathed to work. Put aside Governor Blanco's refusal to call an emergency session of the lege following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Put aside the lack of a specific plan of action going into a Special Session.

Old Luling school getting the ax
December 01, 2006 at 10:34 am
St. Charles Parish is in the process of losing one of its historic structures - the old Luling Elementary School, built in 1931 and one of the primary structures in the history of our educational system.

Swimming like they mean it at HHS
November 29, 2006 at 1:34 pm
Congratulations to the following Hahnville High School students who will represent their school at the Metro and State Swim meets:

GOOD NIGHT. The Wildcats couldn’t stop the Bear’s running game, and the Bears couldn’t stop the Wildcats' passing game - leading to an all-out offensive battle that our guys, unfortunately, lost. Turn out the lights, the party’s OVER
November 29, 2006 at 1:33 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats' 2006 season came to halt Friday night at the hands of the Carencro Bears for the second time in four years as the boys in garnet and gray fell 35-28. The Bears' had just ended the Hahnville Tigers' season one week prior, but the Wildcats did not go down as easy as Hahnville did.

New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
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New laws targeting motorists have taken effect, including a ban on using cell phones in school zones and cigarettes and cigarette butts being labeled as litter.