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Going once, twice - SOLD at club auction
November 16, 2006 at 2:07 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Womenís Club holds its fabulous fall auction on Nov. 16 at the First Union Prebyterian Churchin Luling.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
November 16, 2006 at 2:05 pm
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center, 1940 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan.

Iron man! Run, bike and swim in Bayou Barracuda triathlon
November 16, 2006 at 2:02 pm
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.

Are YOU average? Read our story and find out
November 16, 2006 at 2:00 pm
BOUTTE - You're an average St. Charles parishioner if you're:

Voices of St. Charles Parish
November 16, 2006 at 1:54 pm
Do you believe in angels? I do.

Strange bedfellows: Bush & Clinton get together
November 16, 2006 at 1:50 pm
Former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton have joined forces to support many worthwhile causes, including support for Hurricane Katrina victims.

I-49 through Boutte ... the plot thickens
November 16, 2006 at 1:46 pm
Another public hearing on the route of Interstate 49 through St. Charles Parish is set for Nov. 16 at the Alario Center in Westwego, from 4 p.m. until 8. Itís perhaps the last hearing before a definite decision on it will be made.

Hahnville still alive in the playoffs Hahnville still alive in the playoffs
November 08, 2006 at 4:50 pm
Hot on the heels of their 35-22 thrashing of Assumption High in Napoleonville, Hahnvilleís football Tigers take on Carencro Friday, Nov. 11, in the Louisiana High School Athletic Associationís playoff series.

LONG NIGHT.  Destrehan Wildcats met their match - and then some - at East St. John. The bad luck of the draw
November 08, 2006 at 4:47 pm
The showdown between unbeaten Destrehan and East St. John was supposed to be a thriller. It turned out to be one only if one was an East St. John fan as the Wildcats of black and yellow churned out a 42-7 victory over Destrehan.

SHOOT THIS! SHOOT THIS!
November 08, 2006 at 4:45 pm
IF your objective is to fill out the six deer tags available to you in the stateís new format this season, there are deer herds capable of satisfying that quest on many wildlife management areas around the Sportsmanís Paradise.

Forget superstars
November 08, 2006 at 4:41 pm
If you had asked most New Orleans Saints fans which rookie player would make the biggest plays against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week, they would have told you ďReggie Bush.Ē

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
November 08, 2006 at 4:28 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: Iím 13-years-old and Iím saving my money so I can buy a car when I turn 18. I earn $60 a month babysitting for neighbors. I also get $40 per month for doing my chores around the house. My mom gives me $10 for every A I make on my semester report cards, and I always get three or four of them, so thatís $60 to $80 per year. She pays for my clothes and other expenses. How much should I save for my car - and where should I put the money? I have $500 in the bank now. - Looking Ahead in Hahnville

$4000 FOR WRITING ABOUT SOMETHING YOU LOVE
November 08, 2006 at 4:27 pm
BATON ROUGE - The State of Louisiana wants to give you a nifty $4,000 for writing and photographing people and places.

Tai chi masterís passion is A moving meditation
November 08, 2006 at 4:25 pm
And, yes, the 70-year-old manís name really is Tai, which even he admits is an amusing coincidence.

Beauty secret for every body
November 08, 2006 at 4:24 pm
BOUTTE - You can learn to love your body - and look and feel like a million bucks at any size - with tips from Hanne Blank, author of Big Big Love: A Sourcebook for People of Size and Those Who Love Them (Greenery Press).

Hitch your wagon to a star
November 08, 2006 at 4:22 pm
BOUTTE - The film industry is flourishing in Louisiana and that means new, interesting and high-paying jobs are opening for St. Charles parishioners and others in "Hollywood South."

Obituaries
November 08, 2006 at 4:19 pm
Arthurton

Terry Lynn Williams Arthurton on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Daughter of Cleveland Williams and the late Beatrice S. Williams. Beloved wife of Euday OíNeil Arthurton Sr. Mother of Kieon Williams of Riverside, Calif., Arian Pierre, Rashade and Euday Arthurton Jr all of McKinney, Texas. Sister of Cleveland Williams Jr. (Alcenia), Darryl WIlliams, Gregory Williams Jr. (Diana), Renee Williams (David), Rosanne Williams, Trashon Smith (Derrick) and Cleveland Williams III. Grandmother of Christian Williams. Also survived by two aunts, Gloria Blakes and Judy Mathis, a host of nieces and nephews, other relative and friends. Age 47 years. Native of Luling and a resident of McKinney, Texas. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of the Philadelphia Baptist CHurch of Hahnville, Mountain View Community Church of Temecula, Calif., River of LIfe Church of New Sarpy and all neighboring churches, also employees of Debold of Allen, Texas were invited to attend the funeral service at the Philadelphia Baptist Church, 217 Smith St., Hahnville on Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. Rev. Joseph Johnson, Pastor, officiated. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Boutte. Visitation was at the above named church from 9 a.m. until service time. Serviced by Robottom.

Real Estate Transactions Real Estate Transactions
November 08, 2006 at 4:16 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place during the month of September and early October.

Residents with odd antiques could be featured on TV show
Residents with odd antiques could be featured on TV show
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St. Charles Parish residents with barns, warehouses or buildings full of odd, unique and interesting antiques could get the chance to be featured on a History Channel TV show.