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Norco holiday parade needs YOU
November 29, 2006 at 11:59 am
NORCO - The Norco Civic Association is looking for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, horse riders and more to participate in this year’s parade.

YOU’RE invited to an elegant evening out
November 29, 2006 at 11:57 am
HAHNVILLE - The Council on Aging will hold it’s Christmas Cotillion on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 29, 2006 at 11:56 am
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library has holiday craft days for ages 10 and up.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 29, 2006 at 11:49 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Iron man! Run, bike and swim in triathlon
November 29, 2006 at 11:48 am
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.

Pick me! Pick me! Farmer of the Year
November 29, 2006 at 11:46 am
BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is accepting nominations for the 2007 Farmer of the Year competition through Dec. 15.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
November 29, 2006 at 11:43 am
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center

Pssssst! Read how to get FREE STUFF from the Council on Aging even if you aren’t all that old
November 29, 2006 at 11:41 am
HAHNVILLE - What baby boomers and sixtysomethings don't know about the Council on Aging could fill a book - and executive director Margaret Powe thinks that's a crying shame.


Bound for glory Bound for glory
November 29, 2006 at 11:37 am
TAFT - His mother was an alcoholic and he never knew his dad. But Gregory Hill didn’t let a wrecked family life hold him back. He studied hard. He resisted the temptations of the street. He worked his way through college and landed a job he loves.

Real reason 800 people are out of work in St. Charles Parish
November 29, 2006 at 11:15 am
LULING - Getting a job in St. Charles Parish isn’t as easy as you might think.

9,000 miles from home alone 9,000 miles from home alone
November 29, 2006 at 11:00 am
BOUTTE - Imagine being in another world where nothing is familiar. No one speaks your language. No one knows you. You recognize nothing.

Remember the good old days at the College Inn
November 16, 2006 at 9:35 pm
THIBODAUX - The 2nd annual Arts Council College Inn reunion concert will be Nov. 17. at the Nicholls State University Cotillion Ballroom on Leighton Drive from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

How death-row dog became a K-9 cop How death-row dog became a K-9 cop
November 16, 2006 at 4:42 pm
Loco the Labrador retriever was just days away from lethal injection in an Ascension Parish animal shelter when narcotics agent Ricky Oubre got the call to save the pitiful dog’s life.

What you must know about NEW cable TV deal
November 16, 2006 at 4:37 pm
Cheaper cable television with more and better channels and superior repair service may be in the offing when the parish’s contract with Cox Cable expires in 2007.

Wildcats are rolling - again Wildcats are rolling - again
November 16, 2006 at 4:31 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats accepted their fate, facing an essentially 9-1 Dutchtown team in the first round of the playoffs, and took them down 35-28 Friday night. Tomorrow, the Wildcats will again be at home against the 8-4 Carencro Bears in the regionals.

Oh, So Close…
November 16, 2006 at 4:28 pm
All week long New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton stressed that his team had to protect the football if they expected to knockoff the defending world champion Pittsburgh Steelers.

MONEYTALK with St. Charles Parish’s Al Suffrin
November 16, 2006 at 4:25 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I'll need a loan to pay for my college education and I don't know how to choose a good one. Help!

Teens avoid jail after robbing suspected drug dealer in Norco
Teens avoid jail after robbing suspected drug dealer in Norco
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Two teens will not spend any additional time in jail after admitting they lured a Metairie drug dealer to a Norco park and robbed him of synthetic marijuana in January.