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St. Charles Parish vanishes from U.S. map
September 27, 2006 at 11:37 am
By the way, did you know that we're not on the continent?

Goldie, a Cocker Spaniel mix, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shetler. Pet of the Week
September 20, 2006 at 2:32 pm
This week’s pet is Goldie, a 4-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix, and she is currently available for adoption at the parish’s animal shelter.

Norco Christmas parade to roll again
September 20, 2006 at 2:26 pm
The Norco Civic Association is once again searching for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, and horse riders to participate in this year’s parade.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
September 20, 2006 at 2:23 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Booster Club searching for team players
September 20, 2006 at 2:22 pm
The Destrehan Booster CLub will be hosting its annual Cypress Bowl on Sun., Oct 22., and is looking for interested residents to form teams for the surrounding areas.

Alligator Festival golf tournament tees off
September 20, 2006 at 2:21 pm
The 17th annual Alligator Golf Classic is scheduled for Oct. 6 at Noon at the Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

Stroke screening Oct. 2 at First Baptist
September 20, 2006 at 2:20 pm
Life Line screening, which can reduce the risk of having a stroke, will be held at the First Baptist Church on Oct. 2.

DHS hosts ACT prep nights
September 20, 2006 at 2:19 pm
Destrehan high school is hosts ACT prep nights for high school juniors and seniors at the DHS campus on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Rivertown theatre holds auditions
September 20, 2006 at 2:17 pm
The Rivertown Repertory Theatre will hold auditions on Sat., Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. at the theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner.

Sheriff's Reports
September 20, 2006 at 2:10 pm
Arrests
•Ashley R. Benensky, 17, of 105 Zachary Dr. in Boutte was arrested on Sept. 12 on Hwy 90 in Luling and charged with possession of a schedule two controlled dangerous substance to wit crack cocaine. Benensky was stopped for suspicious drug activity and further investigation revealed the subject to be in possession of crack cocaine.

Obituaries
September 20, 2006 at 2:06 pm
LOUPE
Kirk Andrew Loupe on Mon., Sept. 11 at 8:10 p.m. in Luling. Son of Donald Andrew Loupe and Jacqueline Candies Loupe. Companion of Sandra LeGrande, Father of Clint Octave Loupe, Jacob Andrew Loupe and Brandi Louise Loupe. Brother of Melanie Triche, Brother-in-law of Chris Triche, Father-in-law of Tabitha Matthews, Uncle of Caitlin Triche. Age 49 years. A native of Raceland and a resident of Des Allemands. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend a mass of christian burial on Thurs., Sept. 14 at 11 p.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery. Visitation was at the St. Gertrude Catholic Church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until funeral. Falgout Funeral Home LLC was in charge of arrangements.

Waiting for God
September 20, 2006 at 2:02 pm
Abraham did not know where he was going when he was called by the Lord.

119 Pleasant Valley Dr., Des Allemands for $185,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Gary Labore to M&R Home Builders, LLC & Royalty Roofing Consulting, Co., LLC on Aug. 11 Real Estate Transactions
September 20, 2006 at 1:46 pm
Good Hope
•Lot 8A Good Hope Subdivision, Good Hope for $59,000 from Stephanie Dycus & Bryan Madare, Jr. to D&G Electric, INC on Aug. 22

A letter to the citizens of St. Charles Parish
September 20, 2006 at 1:44 pm
On behalf of the Hahnville High School Band, we would like to offer our thanks and gratitude to the many residents and businesses of St. Charles Parish for your help and support in making it possible to reach our goal of bringing the Band to Washington D.C..

Iraq is a key battle in the global war
September 20, 2006 at 1:41 pm
I recently traveled to meet with our courageous Louisiana soldiers stationed in Iraq and survey the progress being made by the new Iraqi government. My trip was both productive and sobering. The trip provided me with vivid clarity of the great challenge we are facing defending our nation, as well as the progress we have made since September 11, 2001.

The Congressional election tide is rolling in
September 20, 2006 at 1:39 pm
Last Tuesday, a large number of states held their Congressional primaries leading up to the November elections. For months, the conventional wisdom among pundits and prognosticators has been that the Republicans will lose control of the House of Representatives in Washington and could lose the Senate, as well. Six weeks is still an eternity in an election, but the trends afoot don't seem to back up the conventional wisdom. Can the Republicans still lose both the House and the Senate? Absolutely. Some critics outside of the Democratic circles would even argue that they should lose in order to be brought back to their senses, especially on fiscal issues.

Hither n' Yon
September 20, 2006 at 1:36 pm
After a week on Tom Fitzmorris’ Eat Club Cruise from New York to Nova Scotia, we settled down last weekend for two days in Manhattan. And we were extremely impressed by the people in the big city.

Vote “for” the two amendments next week
September 20, 2006 at 1:34 pm
If you are concerned about Louisiana’s fragile coastline, you should make it a point to go out and vote next week.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
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The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.