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What’s trashier - Anna or TV that made her an icon
February 14, 2007 at 2:38 pm
“She was entropy porn at its finest.”—Cintra Wilson, Salon

You would think that Mother Teresa had just died all over again the way the media—especially television—is covering every nuance of the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.

Cash for college
February 14, 2007 at 2:34 pm
With thousands of kids across Louisiana preparing for college, and federal money up for grabs, students in St. Charles Parish should apply for assistance now to avoid losing out on getting the help they need to pay for school expenses.

Haz mat team. TERROR DRILL 'WAS SCARY'
February 14, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Emails and phone messages went out all across St. Charles Parish to alert residents that increased police activity was part of an intense training exercise involving a Homeland Security terror drill - no one was really in danger.

Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc Off to College and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc
February 14, 2007 at 2:25 pm
Player of the Week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is Xavier guard and DHS grad Mark Stewart who led the Gold Rush with 22 points to go along with 3 rebounds and 2 steals in the team's victory over Spring Hill last Thursday.

H-ville cheerleader & mascot meeting is on
February 14, 2007 at 2:24 pm
There will be an informational meeting about HHS cheerleader and mascot tryouts for the 2007-2008 school year on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.

Parish softball sign-up shakin’ all month long
February 14, 2007 at 2:23 pm
The Luling Booster club will be accepting registration forms for the 2007 Baseball and Softballand Tee- Ball season beginning Monday Feb. 5, through March 1.


In the news
February 14, 2007 at 2:22 pm
The Louis Armstrong International Airport served 6,217,023 passengers in 2006. That’s 80% of the passengers who used the airport in 2005 and 64% of the all time high of 9,733,179 passengers in 2004.

Golfers tee off for the Hahnville High band
February 14, 2007 at 2:21 pm
The HHS Tiger Band Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, March 17 at Willowdale Country Club for an 18-hole scramble.

DOH BOWL!
February 14, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Did you watch the NFL Pro Bowl? Did you care about it? You might want to start caring.

Parish football stars sign with Tulane and Louisiana Tech
February 14, 2007 at 2:18 pm
National Signing Day for high school athletes was held on Feb. 7 at the St. Charles Parish School Board offices in Luling and was attended by family, friends, school administrators, coaches and central office workers.

Greg Lier. 302 houses & counting
February 14, 2007 at 2:17 pm
After 10 years of planning, Ashton Plantation subdivision in Luling is nearly complete and lots are selling faster than the developers can prep them.

Catch me! Catch me!
February 14, 2007 at 2:06 pm
The Pier 90 parking lot is filled to the brim with the empty trailers of anglers determined to get a well-advised bite in. Lake Salvador had been so beneficial for the anglers the day before that word spread like a cold.

Photographers: deadline looms for calendar contest
February 14, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Get your camera out because there is still time to submit photos for possible use in the LSU AgCenter’s 2008 Get It Growing lawn and garden calendar. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 28.

Matherne - Dufrene Wedding Matherne - Dufrene Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Monique Matherne of and Meryl “Snake” Dufrene Jr. were married Jan. 26 at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church in Raceland.

Petit - Keller Wedding Petit - Keller Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Heather Theresa Petit and William Joseph Keller were united in marriage on September 8, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling.

McCully - Rodrigue Wedding McCully - Rodrigue Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Tricia Lynn McCully and Wayne Joseph Rodrigue Jr. were married on Jan. 5 at the Church of St. Philip in Vacherie.

Make like a chef
February 14, 2007 at 1:54 pm
Learn how to make homemade spaghetti and meatballs or get a lesson in the science of cooking seafood in a St. Charles Parish Community Education class.

Speak with Authority
February 14, 2007 at 1:51 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

Hahnville High salutatorian wants to become a biomedical engineer
Hahnville High salutatorian wants to become a biomedical engineer
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Julian Turner did his best and “just kind of ran into” being named salutatorian for the Hahnville High School (HHS) class of 2015.