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Nearly a third of students miss school during holiday

Family vacations took precedence over school last week for over 1,000 St. Charles Parish students, with 1,500 reported absences on Monday and 2,622 on Tuesday.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am

Second grader starts wind turbine company

While most second graders are trying to fill up their Christmas lists with the hottest toys this holiday season, Luling’s Matthew McCarter has been working towards decreasing the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am

Bunge: New permit doesn’t mean more emissions in air

Residents living near Bunge Grain Elevator in Destrehan who are worried that the company applied for a permit in November to release more emissions into the air don't need to be concerned, according to a spokesman from the company.
Jerry Gibson, plant manager for Bunge, says that their emission levels won't change.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am

Stock market still in trouble

Certified Public Accountant and St. Charles Parish School Board Representative Al Suffrin wants residents to know that the recent government bailout doesn’t mean they can stop worrying about the state of the economy. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am

What happens if council seat becomes vacant?

After an advisory opinion was issued from the Louisiana Ethics Board informing Councilman Marcus Lambert that he can’t keep his council seat and work for Transload America Landfill in Killona, some residents in District 6 became concerned about what would happen if he vacated his council seat. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 9:31 am

‘Down Home’ set to perform Nov. 29

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold its monthly dance on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the church’s Father Mac Community Center.

Music will be performed by “Down Home.” Tickets are $15. Bring your own liquor.

Call 985-758-7542 for more information.
November 29, 2008 at 11:11 am

Circus comes to Houma Nov. 28

HOUMA - The Ringling Brother and Barnum and Bailey Circus will be in Houma on Nov. 28 through 30 at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center located at 346 Civic Center Blvd.
Times are: Friday - 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday - 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday - I p.m. and 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $14 to $32 and are available through Ticketmaster or at the civic center box office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call 985-850-4657 for more information.
November 28, 2008 at 11:46 am

Krewe of Lul announces parade meeting dates

Although we are still three months away from the kick off of Mardi Gras season, the Krewe of Lul parade organizers are already busy planning for the event.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 1:23 pm

SCC swim team members placed un metro meet

St. Charles Catholic High School swim team members placing in the Metro New Orleans High School Swim League finals pictured , Alex Zenicki, Adam Fisher, Kaila Klibert, Pierre St. Martin, and Ben Brady.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:14 pm

Andouille Festival announces run winners

Over 200 runners and walkers participated in the 29th annual Andouille Run, which was held Sunday, October 19 in conjunction with the St. John Parish Andouille Festival. Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:13 pm

HHS Lady Tiger set to play All-Star volleyball

Congratulations to Hahnville High School senior, Raven Scott. She was selected to play in the LHSAA All-Star volleyball game at Nicholls State University on Saturday, Nov. 22.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:11 pm

St. Charles Vipers win Gobbler Cup

The Division 1 St. Charles Vipers U-13 soccer team won the championship at the Gobbler Cup in Houma, Louisiana.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:10 pm

Trudy Plaisance participates in state track competition

Trudy Plaisance, a 7th grade student at R. K. Smith Middle School, participated in the Gumbo - Games Uniting Mind and Body state track competition in Alexandria.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:10 pm

Thigpen signs with Mississippi State

Thigpen, a 6’0”, 190 lbs right-handed Cather, from Luling, signed to play for Mississippi State University. Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm

LA Crushers take all at Rumble on the River

LA Crusher's 10U team won first place at LA Hurricane's "Rumble on The River" tournament held at West Bank Bridge Park on Nov. 16. Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 12:07 pm


Destrehan Boys Basketball

The Destrehan High School boys basketball team is looking for a repeat season from last year.
November 26, 2008 at 12:06 pm

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St. Charles boaters aid flood victims, join Cajun Navy
St. Charles boaters aid flood victims, join Cajun Navy
Operating on little sleep and a great desire to help, a large group of St. Charles Parish residents assembled at the West Bank Bridge Park Monday morning before helping rescue flood victims from record flooding in Louisiana.