|Put down the phone and drive!
January 10, 2007 at 2:21 pm
I've often said that I'd like a Sherman tank and two hours with no state troopers in sight to clean up the streets of the city. I don't really have road rage, but seeing what passes for driving these days makes me kind of understand it.
|Nick Saban ... liar, maybe ... good coach, absolutely
January 10, 2007 at 2:19 pm
You have an argument if you say that Nick Saban's return to college football as the coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide brands him as a "liar" or even "job jumper". In the same breath you have to say "oh boy" - the Tide just became a formidable opponent in the SEC overnight.
January 10, 2007 at 2:11 pm
Make the most of your life this week and every week without leaving driving to the city or jetting away on a vacation. Read out events listing and find something fun, interesting or educational to do in your spare time. Have fun!
|Off to college and beyond
January 10, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Player of the Week
This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is UCLA running back and Luling native Chris Markey who was the Bruins' main offensive weapon in their Emerald Bowl loss to Florida State with 144 yards rushing on 19 carries to go along with 2 receptions.
January 10, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Well the match has been set. With the Philadelphia Eagles beating the New York Giants 23-20 in the first round of the playoffs, it is the Eagles that will face off against the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome Saturdayat 7 p.m.
|Wild ride in SC Parish’s 'tornado trailer'
January 10, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Kids in Luling’s Cub Scout Troop No. 173 covered their heads and buried their faces in their laps to protect themselves from a simulated tornado, then crawled on hands and knees to escape thin smoke that filled a special trailer during a torrnado-safety and fire prevention awareness class at the Hahnville Fire Station.
|You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”
|Ducks Unlimited expects big turnout at banquet
January 10, 2007 at 1:46 pm
The West St. Charles Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is anticipating a big turnout for their annual banquet and fundraiser to be held Thursday, Jan. 18.
|Weather Girl Megan’s
January 10, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather followed by warmer weather followed by rain and thunderstorms. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:
|Bye, bye birdies
January 10, 2007 at 1:44 pm
I take you back to Oct. 15 2006. The Philadelphia Eagles came into New Orleans flying high at 4-1 with then-quarterback Donavan McNabb off to a red-hot start.
|Jan. 18 Women’s Club meeting to be a BIGGIE
January 10, 2007 at 1:43 pm
The St Charles Women's Club holds its next meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18 at First Union Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling at 9 a.m.
|God bless you all
January 10, 2007 at 1:34 pm
Kyle Bergeron's funeral on Friday, Jan. 12 will include displays of hundreds of cards and letters that poured in over the last few weeks of his life, which ended peacefully in his sleep, on the beach he loved, on Dec. 30.
|More big bucks jobs may be coming to SC Parish
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Council has passed a resolution to provide a portion of the $130 million in financing needed to bring a bio-diesel production facility that could create at least 30 high-paying jobs on the east bank this year.
|$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
How smart are you? Our fun quiz tells the tale.
|MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 10, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My 6-year-old son has been doing a very good job of picking up his toys and keeping his room straightened. I'd like to reward him for good behavior, but is it too early to start giving him an allowance? - Parent in Norco
January 10, 2007 at 1:17 pm
R. K. Smith Middle School Jr. Beta Club members have selected their eight grade officers.
|St. Vincent gift-giving goes without a hitch
January 10, 2007 at 1:14 pm
LULING - St. Charles Borromeo and the St. Vincent DePaul Society held their annual toy drive, where the students of St. Charles Borromeo Elementary School, CCD and Fountain of Youth brought gifts for the needy children in our parish.
|Students share TRUE meaning of Christmas
January 10, 2007 at 1:09 pm
PARADIS - Principal, Tamika Green holds the microphone for Myrionne Mott during R. J. Vial Elementary’s December community meeting.
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