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Parish memorial to honor veteran names
November 10, 2007 at 12:01 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - Families interested in having the name of a war veteran placed on the memorial at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands should call the Hahnville High School AFJROTC office at 985-758-1234.

The memorial dedication will be held on Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.

Benefit car show set to roll this weekend
November 10, 2007 at 12:00 pm
Luling - A benefit car show will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at St. Charles Plaza in Luling.
All proceeds from the event will be used to pay the medical expenses for Alexis Revere, a 4-year-old girl who lost her hand in a lawn mower accident.
Registration will be on the day of the event from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The show will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Anything on wheels will be welcomed. Food and drinks will be sold and there will be door prizes.
Call 985-785-8494 or 504-915-5798 for more information.

Thibodaux fall fest seeks craft vendors
November 10, 2007 at 10:00 am
THIBODAUX - The Thibodauxville Fall Festival - an arts, crafts, food and music festival - will be held in historic downtown Thibodaux on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Booth space is available for arts and crafts and food vendors. All arts and crafts must be original work and hand made.

Interested vendors should contact the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce at 985-446-1187 or log on to www.thibodauxchamber.com.

Road to state championship begins Friday at DHS, HHS
November 09, 2007 at 12:55 pm
Hahnville High School will face off against Huntington at Tiger Stadium in the team’s first playoff game of the season and Destrehan High School also play at home against West Jefferson.

After last week’s matchups, DHS remained undefeated with a 10-0 record and HHS finished to 8-2 after their win over St. Amant. Good luck to both teams parish high school in their playoff match ups.

Luling VFW to host buddy poppy drive
November 09, 2007 at 8:48 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States will be sponsoring a Buddy Poppy Drive in honor of disabled veterans.

Firing range open to the public
November 07, 2007 at 12:56 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will open their firearm range to the public for sighting in of hunting rifles on the following dates:

•Friday, Nov. 9

•Saturday, Nov. 10

The Richard H. Benoit Memorial Firearms Range is located behind the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Highway 3127 in Killona. Take the gravel road off to the left after entering the jail parking lot.

The range hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

All shooters will need to check in with the range officer upon arrival.

The range officer will work with shooters on a first come first serve basis as space on the range permits.

Shooters should bring all necessary equipment including ammunition, eye and ear protection, paper targets and staples.

Everyone will be required to sign a release and hold harmless form prior to shooting.

Sgt. Edward Adams will supervise the shooting.

For more information, call 985-783-1355.

Queen of Hearts Seeking Contestants
November 03, 2007 at 10:02 am
NORCO - The Queen of Hearts Miss, Teen, Ms. and Baby pageants will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3rd beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart School Auditorium and will coincide with the River Parishes Fall Festival being held on the grounds of Sacred Heart School in Norco on November 2nd, 3rd , and 4th.

Any single women who have never bore a child and are between the ages of 17-23, can enter. They must also reside in the state of Louisiana. The Miss entry fee is $100.00 including photogenic. The deadline to enter the Miss Division is Thursday, November 1st.

Fall pageant set for start of November
November 03, 2007 at 9:59 am
NORCO - The River Parishes Fall Festival Queen of Hearts Pageant is scheulded for Saturday, Nov. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Auditorium 546 Apple St. in Norco.

For more information call directors: Doreen at 985-764-1466, Celeste at 985-652-4961, Kerri 985-536-9500.

St. Rose church has food, fun & games
October 31, 2007 at 10:09 am
ST. ROSE - The Bread of Life Christian Fellowship celebrates Harvest Fest 2007 with food, fun and games on Oct. 31 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The church is located at 10328 River Road in St. Rose.

Halloween party at Vous Salon & Spa
October 31, 2007 at 10:08 am
PARADIS - Vous Salon and Spa located on Highway 90 in Paradis will hold their FREE Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Scheduled events are: live music, a wine tasting, hay rides, photo sessions, food, candy and children and adult costume contest.

The farmer’s market will be on hand from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 985-758-8687 for more information.

Save cemetaries with Metairie tour
October 29, 2007 at 10:11 am
METAIRIE - Join the Save Our Cemeteries group on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on a guided bus tour of the historic Metairie cemeteries.

The event is hosted in part by the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society.
Advanced reservations required. Cost: $18 per person. Call 504-525-3377 to reserve your spot.

Dogs: Howl-O-Ween costume contest
October 27, 2007 at 10:07 am
METAIRIE - The Howl-O-Ween Canine Costume Contest and Trick or Treating for dogs will be held at Clearview Mall located at 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd. on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds benefit the Louisiana SPCA. Call 504-885-0202 or visit www.la-spca.org.

SPOOKTAKULA & fun Halloween event
October 27, 2007 at 10:06 am
DESTREHAN - The United Methodist Church - Ormond Recreation Field on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will hold a family fun day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 27.

This is sponsored by the St. Charles Recreation Department and the Special Olympics Young Athlete Program.

All kids ages 2 1/2 to 7 years old are invited to participate.

Ormond church holds fun-filled fall fest
October 27, 2007 at 10:05 am
DESTREHAN - The St. Charles United Methodist Churc located at 1908 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan is holding their Family Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Concessions, food, games and dance teams will all be on site and the fest will also feature a gumbo cook-off and the Battle of the Christian Bands.

For more information, call the church at 985-764-8292.

Outdoor circus sure to be a hit in Houma
October 24, 2007 at 2:14 pm
HOUMA - The Lewis and Clark Circus will be held in the Houma Terrebonne Civic Center parking lot located at 346 Civic Center Oct. 24 through 25.

Two shows daily at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission: Adults - $15; 15 to 16 years old - $8; 14 and under - FREE.

For more information, call 985-850-6408.

Art guild holds oil painting workshop
October 22, 2007 at 1:00 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Art Guild will hold an oil painting workshop called “The Effects of Light and the Atmosphere of Color” hosted by Mary Lou Liberty on Oct. 22 through the 25.

For more information, call Evelyn Dupuy at 985-785-0257.

Manage your diabetes with these classes
October 22, 2007 at 12:59 pm
LAPLACE - The River Parishes Hospital is currently holding diabetes education classes to help those who have been diagnosed with the disease or who have been struggling to better manage blood sugar levels.

Class dates are as follows: Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the hospital’s medical pavilion in suite 309, and on Nov. 5 at the hospital’s old gift shop.

For more information, call 985-652-8730.

Church’s art festival geared for children
October 20, 2007 at 1:00 pm
HOUMA - St. Matthew’s Episcopal School in Houma would like to announce the school’s 17th annual Just Kids At Art Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20 on school grounds located at 243 Barrow St. in Houma from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free admission. Call Jennifer Strigner at 985-991-7007 with questions.

SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
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Although St. Charles Parish officials don’t have a figure yet, they’re saying the parish will get a portion of the proposed BP Oil Spill $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government.

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