Sports




Team shines as they prepare to compete for the district title Team shines as they prepare to compete for the district title
April 12, 2006 at 11:39 am
With the distractions of Summer and Spring, the Hahnville Softball squad still managed to secure their place in the district playoffs. "One challenge that faces me as a coach is keeping the kids focused on softball when Spring is here and it brings on many other activities that seem to take precedent over winning games," said Kenneth Vial, Hahnville’s Head Coach.

Hahnville Coach Robicheaux leads the Lady Tigers during a timeout. All-district girls’ hoops team named
April 12, 2006 at 11:32 am
The All-District team was announced for area girls' basketball and several girls from Hahnville and Destrehan made the team, an indicator of the success each had this year.

A spiritual and visual retreat A spiritual and visual retreat
April 12, 2006 at 11:25 am
Our retreat master told us to go out and view the beauty that God has provided us. The birds, the mighty oaks, the flowers and, yes, even the insects which help us in their own way.

 Andrew Peyton portrayed Jesus and Melissa Bolden played the part of Mary. At the end, all the students knelt at the tomb of Jesus. "Gospel of Judas" no gospel
April 12, 2006 at 11:22 am
ROME, APRIL 6, (excerpt from Zenit) - The National Geographic Society has announced its intentions to publish an English translation of an ancient text called "The Gospel of Judas" later this month.

Water upgrade could tax industry
April 12, 2006 at 11:12 am
With water on the east bank still at a critical mass, the parish council is looking for ways to finance the multi-million upgrade to the east bank facilities. While there is almost uniform agreement that the east bank water capacity must be improved, how to pay for the project remains open for debate.

Vitter speaks to area leaders Vitter speaks to area leaders
April 12, 2006 at 11:11 am
Monday morning, U.S. Senator David Vitter addressed the River Region Chamber of Commerce at the LaPlace Quality Inn. In a room brimming with local business, industry and political leaders, Vitter's speech dealt with the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and economic challenges to the River Parishes.

Hurricanes - It’s all in the math!
April 12, 2006 at 11:10 am
For years we knew that our luck was running out. Hurricanes make their way to the New Orleans area with a frequency that can be tracked by reviewing the historical data of all recorded storms. As such, we have been quite lucky, actually beating the odds of a major strike in New Orleans by nine years. That is, until Hurricane Katrina reared her ugly head.

Tis the season for caterpillars
April 12, 2006 at 11:09 am
Populations of the Eastern Tent and Forest Tent caterpillars are back and it seems that there are more of them than last year!

Water improvement financing an important matter
April 12, 2006 at 11:09 am
St.Charles Parish Council is considering a bold new plan to finance the improvements made necessary to its water system made by the increase of population and greater use by industry as the parish grows. It remains to be seen whether or not this plan is the right way to go about it, considering that the big users will virtually pay all of the cost of the upgrade.

East bank hurricane levee likely to go up 3 ft. East bank hurricane levee likely to go up 3 ft.
April 12, 2006 at 11:07 am
With hurricane season right around corner, levee construction and maintenance is at the forefront of concerns for St. Charles Parish residents. Rumors and projections are leading local levee officials to believe that the Army Corps of Engineers may tell St. Charles Parish and the Pontchartrain Levee Board that east bank hurricane levee needs to be raised 3 ft.

Sobering personal income news
April 12, 2006 at 11:06 am
The governor and Legislature should pay close attention to a recent bit of economic news. Data just released by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) had some sobering news for Louisiana. Due in large part to the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Louisiana's per capita income fell by an ominous 9.1 percent during 2005.

Dow announces grant program
April 12, 2006 at 11:05 am
St. Charles Operations is proud to announce its 2006 Educational Enhancement School Grant Program," said Stanley Dufrene, community relations manager.

Kerry, the anti-war candidate?
April 12, 2006 at 11:04 am
With the Gallup Poll showing 51 percent of Americans want all U.S. troops out of Iraq by year's end, John Kerry has made his move.

Oil, gas and lawsuits Oil, gas and lawsuits
April 12, 2006 at 11:02 am
BATON ROUGE --If there were ever a poster child for so-called legacy sites, the distinction would likely belong to William Dore’s 9,000 acres of marshland in Cameron Parish. He has made a profitable living leasing out his land to oil and gas prospectors, but it has come at a hefty price.

Get it Growing!
April 12, 2006 at 10:58 am
It’s great to spend time outside with your children, but you need to take a few precautions to ensure they stay safe.

During this season, when the weather starts to warm up and you’re spending more time outdoors, I think it’s a great time to get kids interested in gardening. Magic just seems to happen when you give a child a packet of seeds, a little spot of his or her own and a few demonstrations about what to do.

Students in the Culinary Arts Program at the Satellite Center work on food for their senior project. What Cha got cookin'?
April 12, 2006 at 10:54 am
Chef Pat Phelan and his students are always cookin' up something good. Students interested in pursuing Culinary Arts as a profession need to go no further than the Satellite Center. The program is designed to prepare culinary students for college instruction or work in the industry.

Obituaries
April 12, 2006 at 10:52 am
Falgout
Ione M. Falgout, 52, died on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. She is survived by children; David Falgout, Jr., Anna M. Alfred Piner. Sister of Alvin Barham, and sister of Mary Redford and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services were be at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 3, 2006 at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment Jefferson Memorial. H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Sheriff Reports
April 12, 2006 at 10:49 am
Arrests
• Dorian Thompson, 18, of 835 East Hoover St., New Sarpy, was arrested and charged with molestation of a juvenile at St. Charles Correctional Center on April 4. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested after allegedly inappropriately fondling a juvenile.

Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
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The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not enough to overcome the Rummel Raiders in a triple overtime loss.