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Hahnville High School’s graduating class of 2009 and all of the family, friends and faculty became witness to a most memorable and heartfelt moment. When the last graduate, Donovan Jacob O'Neil, was called onto the stage for his Certificate of Achievement, the entire auditorium honored him with a standing ovation.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm

Are purple martins passing up your house?

Most years the LSU AgCenter receives a few questions asking why purple martins failed to take up residence in a birdhouse provided for them.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Not yet ‘for sale,’ but church drawing interest

Although “for sale” signs have yet to be posted near the historical St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling, talk of the building becoming available for purchase has sparked interest from local residents.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:25 am

Parish seeks local agencies to receive emergency funds

St. Charles Parish has been chosen to receive $11,591.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the parish. Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:24 am

Fatima and the Theology of the Body

By Christopher West
May is a month that Catholics traditionally devote to honoring the Blessed Mother. One of my favorite Marian memorials falls in the middle of the month, May 13, when we honor Mary under her title “Our Lady of Fatima.”Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:23 am

President lightens up on abortion stand

We admire President Barrack Obama for at least going to Notre Dame and making the graduation speech amidst a lot of opposition. His pro-abortion stand does not exactly coincide with the preachings of the Catholic Church.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:22 am

Memorial Day is time to honor sacrifice

On May 25, people across the country will celebrate Memorial Day, which commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:21 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Leroy Hensley Sr., 63, of 430 Barbara Road in Paradis was arrested on May 13 and charged with DWI, careless operation and resisting arrest.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:20 am

Paradis library moves one step closer to reality

In a close, 5-3 vote, the St. Charles Parish Council authorized the parish Library Board to hire Norman Chenevert & Associates to design a library in Paradis.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:19 am

Parish picking up lunch tab for teens, children

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens 18 years and under receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:18 am

Lung association gives parish failing grade

Breathing the air around St. Charles Parish could be hazardous to your health, especially if you are battling existing lung disorders such as asthma or pulmonary disease.
May 27, 2009 at 8:51 am

Hollywood comes to town

Bayou Gauche will make an appearance in upcoming Hollywood blockbuster “Jonah Hex,” which stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich and Megan Fox and is scheduled for release next year.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 8:50 am

Monsanto cuts 100

Monsanto will cut 100 contractors at its Luling plant due to severe ongoing droughts in certain areas of the world and unusual weather across the country.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 8:50 am

May winds still gusting over local waters, making fishing difficult

It's May and the winds have not let up. Since March, south and southeast winds have stayed at 15 to 20 mph.
Any area lakes with open water, the waves have been running about 2 to 4 feet.Read More...
May 26, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Wildcats, Tigers gear up for spring games

Destrehan and Hahnville football fans will get an early preview of next year's squads when both teams host spring games this week.Read More...
May 26, 2009 at 2:42 pm

Heartbreaking defeat ends Destrehan season

When the Wildcats handed Dutchtown only its second 6-5A loss in the regular season finale, the Griffins scored five runs in the seventh to make the final margin interesting.Read More...
May 26, 2009 at 2:39 pm

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The Louisiana Sportsman Show, the oldest and largest outdoor show in the state, is returning to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans this weekend, July 21 - 23, following a 12-year hiatus after Hurricane Katrina.