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Sacred Heart School recommended for accreditation
May 10, 2006 at 12:13 pm
Norco, LA - Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Norco has been recommended for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.

Life's lessons from your mother
May 10, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom.

Pictured are Duanne Cazalot, MaQue Hollins, Hailee Weber and Angie Lehrmann. Dance Unlimited wins two state dance titles
May 10, 2006 at 12:06 pm
On Sunday, April 9 the Louisiana Association of Dance Masters crowned their new title winners. For the fifth time in six years, Duanne Cazalot, Samantha Sidwell and Angie Lehrmann were honored to be the teachers of the Louisiana state title winners.

Brown-Harrison Engagement
May 10, 2006 at 12:04 pm
Mr. and Mrs. James McCoy of Boutte, Louisiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Baldwin-Brown to Lawrence Harrison, son of Kathryn B. Harrison of Amite, Louisiana and the late Lawrence Harrison Sr.

St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 12:02 pm
Laura, a teacher at Hahnville High School, graduated from the University of Louisiana-Monroe with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Alternative Teaching Certification, and a Masters of Education Degree.

St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:59 am
Holly, a teacher at J. B. Martin Middle School, graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and has attained the title of High Qualified Teacher.

St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
Sherry, a teacher at New Sarpy Kindergarten Center, graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Education Degrees.

Hurst Middle teacher Barry Guillot gives an acceptance speech to over 2,500 people representing all 50 states and 41 countries.  Hurst students Laila Cambre and Brooke McCray also spoke at the ceremony. Wetland Watchers receive national award
May 10, 2006 at 11:52 am
The LeBranche Wetland Watchers service learning group at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan has been a hot topic of conversation among parents and educators in the parish and beyond.

Denise Brodsky, Executive Director, United Way of St. Charles (center) poses with St. Charles Parish leaders holding the generous donation from Bunge North America. United Way of St. Charles gets $50,000 grant
May 03, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Bunge North America has awarded the United Way of St. Charles a $50,000 Grant to continue the local United Way’s support of Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery efforts.

Jesus: “I walked on earth for you.”
May 03, 2006 at 12:07 pm
Editor’s note: The following is the May message from Jesus to Anne, A Lay Apostle. Anne, who is considered genuine by Archbishop Hannon and others in the Church, has been recieving monthly messages from Jesus since December of 2004. He has told her these messages are to prepare his followers for his return.

15th century city saved from plague by the Holy Name
May 03, 2006 at 12:05 pm
Editor’s note: the following story is an excerpt from the book “The wonders of the Holy Name” by Fr. Paul O’Sullivan, O.P.

A devastating plague broke out in Lisbon in 1432. All who could do so fled in terror from the city and thus carried the plague to every corner of the entire country of Portugal.

Louisiana’s spicy politics
May 03, 2006 at 12:04 pm
Death, taxes, Edwin Edwards and dirty elections. What do the four have in common? The first two, we all agree, are inevitable. But, in Louisiana, so are the second two.

River Region Chamber Chairman Blaise Gravois, St. James Parish President Dale Hymel, St. John the Baptist Parish President Nickie Monica and St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque spoke during a luncheon at Destrehan Plantation. Laque delivers State of the Parish address
May 03, 2006 at 12:03 pm
Speaking in front of a host of business professionals and executives from the River Parishes, St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque delivered a speech outlining the conditions of the parish to the River Region Chamber of Commerce during a well-attended luncheon last week at Destrehan Plantation.

6 years of living dangerously 6 years of living dangerously
May 03, 2006 at 12:02 pm
The most pressing issue that St. Charles Parish faces is the lack of hurricane protection, especially on the west bank where most homes and business are vulnerable to storm inundation.

Levee route through parish still undetermined
May 03, 2006 at 12:02 pm
The good news is that the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a hurricane protection levee along the west bank of the Mississippi River from Plaquemines Parish through St. Charles to Donaldsonville.

What the New Orleans vote means for the future
May 03, 2006 at 12:01 pm
In a few weeks, displaced, challenged and beleaguered New Orleanians will determine who will be their next mayor. Either the incumbent, Ray Nagin, or the challenger, Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu, will have four years to try to bring some degree of normalcy back to the Crescent City.

At last we know how to evacuate
May 03, 2006 at 11:58 am
It may have been one year -- and one hurricane too late -- but Mayor Ray Nagin has come up with a firm plan for evacuation when a Category Two storm approaches. It may save lives and a lot of utter frustration when the inevitable happens again.

Fugitive sweep nabs 32 Fugitive sweep nabs 32
May 03, 2006 at 11:57 am
During a weeklong nationwide fugitive roundup, St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 32 wanted individuals during a spree police officials designed to capture at-large individuals locally and nationally.

Lifestyles

St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at...
2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
With 123 teams cooking jambalaya or gumbo, United Way of St. Charles kicked off its...

Loads of cash raised in race for judge
Loads of cash raised in race for judge
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Judge Michele Morel and attorney Tim Marcel have combined to raise more than $200,000 in their race for the Division E judgeship of the 29th Judicial District Court.