Sports




Hahnville linebacker Roshon Thomas drags down Central Lafourche quarterback Neil Adams in the first quarter of last weeks game. Valdin candid about his team’s lack of running game
September 13, 2006 at 2:50 pm
Hahnville came out on a mission last Friday evening handing their former 6-5A district rivals a 38-point shellacking. The Tigers (2-0 overall, 0-0 5-5A) got off to a shaky start as they won the toss and elected to receive -- only to fumble the kickoff. The defense took the field and forced Central Lafourche to a three and out, and for the second week in a row, the defensive front four found themselves in the opposing teams backfield frequently.

Quarterback Jordan Jefferson threw for 270 yards and four touchdowns in the Walker game, giving him eight touchdown passes in his first two starts. Wildcats cruise into Homecoming week 2-0
September 13, 2006 at 2:44 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats will take on the Terrebonne Tigers tomorrow at 7 p.m. at home for their homecoming game. Last week, the Wildcats cruised to a 48-28 victory over the O. Perry Walker Chargers.

The sunflowers drawing attention in Norco are the result of Adam Duhe’s love to watch plants grow. Towering sunflowers call Norco garden home
September 13, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Adam Duhe loves to watch plants grow and flowers bloom in his grandmother, Brenda Duhe’s, garden, and recently he decided to try his hand at gardening by planting sunflower seeds.

Senior adults invited to enter contest
September 13, 2006 at 2:37 pm
The St. Charles Council of Aging is currently accepting entries for their 2007 calendar contest.

Library to hold flash fiction course
September 13, 2006 at 2:35 pm
The St. Charles Parish East Library will be holding a flash fiction writing class, "Power of the Pen: Polaroid Prose," on Thurs., Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Felix, a 3-year-old Snowshoe, is available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Humane Society. Pet of the Week
September 13, 2006 at 2:35 pm
The St. Charles Parish Humane Society is where Felix, a Snowshoe feline, currently calls home.

HHS tutoring program
September 13, 2006 at 2:31 pm
Hahnville High School will begin its tutoring and grade recovery program, called Hahnville’s Educational Learning Program or HELP on Sept. 19.

Hospital CEO, Federico Martinez, showing his wilder side by breaking ground with his flaming Harley Davidson hard hat.
Ceremony jump starts hospital construction
September 13, 2006 at 2:21 pm
Representatives of the parish’s health system gathered on Sept. 8 to celebrate the expansion of the St. Charles Parish Hospital with a ground breaking ceremony.

Home businesses under parish scrutiny
September 13, 2006 at 2:18 pm
On Sept. 5 the parish council was faced with a proposal by the parish president’s administration that, if passed, would make it easier for residents to operate businesses from their home by cutting through some of the red tape and allowing the parish’s planning and zoning department director to determine approval on applications.

Dow Chemical to shut down PXC plant
September 13, 2006 at 2:13 pm
On Sept. 6 Dow Epoxy, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Company, announced that it intends to close the PXC plant at the St. Charles Operations site owned by Union Carbide Corporation in Hahnville by Oct. 31.

Obituaries
September 13, 2006 at 1:54 pm
MARTIN
Geraldine Martin on Thurs., Sept. 7 at her home in Norco. Daughter of the late Joseph Alexander Sr. and Odessa H. Miller. Stepdaughter of the late Johnny Miller. Wife of August Martin Jr. Sister of Rev. Vernon (Yvonne) Alexander Sr., Arthur (Alberta) Bailey Sr., Lawrence (Alma Lee) Bailey, Lurlee A. Green, the late Elouise Johnson, Rev. Robert Sr., Joseph Jr. and Edmond Alexander. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Age 72. A native and resident of Norco. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of the Greater Good Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at Greater Good Baptist Church, 47 Cathey St., Norco on Wed., Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. Rev. Willie Dewey, Pastor, officiating. Interment Montz Memorial Park Cemetery in Montz. Visitation was held at the above church from 10 a.m. until service time. Serviced by Robottom.

Andy Petty of Gretna, shown here with wife Ina, works as a petroleum geologist, so he had a hard time believing what he saw at the adoration chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Kenner. Non-Catholic visitor sees Jesus in local chapel
September 13, 2006 at 1:44 pm
Last Thanksgiving, Andy Petty of Gretna saw something he'll never forget. Nearly a year later he can remember it like it was yesterday.

Ray Nagin: The perfect double-agent
September 13, 2006 at 1:39 pm
If there is a vast white conspiracy to keep poor blacks who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina from moving back to the city, it could not have a better front man than Clarence R. Nagin, mayor of New Orleans.

Lead us not into temptation
September 13, 2006 at 1:35 pm
Sometime between now and the end of December, the state will release the amount of surplus revenue available after the books are closed on Fiscal Year 2005-06.

Walmart's gay and lesbian partners disturbing to reader
September 13, 2006 at 1:31 pm
On August 21, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced a "partnership" with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

It’s time to eat alligator again
September 13, 2006 at 1:27 pm
At one time, it had men wrestling real live alligators. Then there were the alligator beauty queen contests.

We shouldn’t let occupational permits get out of hand
September 13, 2006 at 1:23 pm
St. Charles Parish Council is considering an ordinance that would make it easier to get a home occupational permit. That could be good or bad.

Sheriff's Reports
September 13, 2006 at 1:15 pm
Arrests
•Tamonica Lee, 17, of 8874A Sunnyside Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Sept. 2 and charged with obstruction of justice after disposing of a gun that was used in a shoot out at the Shell Station on U.S. 61 in Norco.

Workers cross the line
Workers cross the line
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Although both sides are uncertain about exactly how many have done so, both the United Steelworkers union and Shell-Motiva have confirmed union strikers in Louisiana have crossed the picket line.