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Free-money for college students: how to apply
October 11, 2006 at 3:48 pm
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
October 11, 2006 at 3:47 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Painting workshop Oct. 23-27:
October 11, 2006 at 3:46 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild will feature contemporary painter Kitty Parakh in a workshop on creativity using color and shapes.

Ministry’s Women’s Conference Oct. 21
October 11, 2006 at 3:45 pm
Evangelist Shirley Sims and Virtuous Women of Victory Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church in Paradis presents the Women’s Conference 2006 on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Norco Family Day: fun & food for YOU
October 11, 2006 at 3:43 pm
The Norco Civics Association will be celebrating 10 years; and to commemorate this occasion the organization will be hosting a Norco Family Day on Saturday, October 14th, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Westside Recreational Park.

Book signing at farmer’s market
October 04, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Author A. K. Keller will be signing copies of her book “Belle Terre Acadie” at the German Coast Farmers Market on Wed., Oct. 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Wednesday west bank market is located behind Dougie V's Restaurant, Esperanza, River Road, Luling.

“The Rocky Horror Show” opens at RRT
October 04, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” opens Fri., Oct. 6 at 11 p.m. at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown district.

“Home Grown” Golf Classic in Destrehan
October 04, 2006 at 12:59 pm
Gary L. Smith, Jr. is holding the “Home Grown” Golf Classic on Mon., Oct. 16 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.

Battle for the Paddle
October 04, 2006 at 12:51 pm
Smell the aroma of cajun food at its finest as the best cooks in the parish prepare gumbo and jambalaya dishes for the public.

Chorus talent show is family fun
September 27, 2006 at 2:50 pm
Community chorus members will hold their first talent show performance on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., at the St. Charles United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located on Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

Boogie woogie at St. Gertrude’s
September 27, 2006 at 2:48 pm
St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands is hosting a dance for Sat., Sept. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.

Kiddie Kampers to show talent at Oct. 6 DHS game
September 27, 2006 at 2:47 pm
The Kiddie Kampers will hold a practice on Sept. 30 at the Destrehan High School gym from 10 a.m. to noon for their performance at the Oct. 6 football game.

Norco Christmas parade to roll again
September 20, 2006 at 2:26 pm
The Norco Civic Association is once again searching for floats, bands, marching groups, costumed walkers, antique/classic cars, and horse riders to participate in this year’s parade.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
September 20, 2006 at 2:23 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Booster Club searching for team players
September 20, 2006 at 2:22 pm
The Destrehan Booster CLub will be hosting its annual Cypress Bowl on Sun., Oct 22., and is looking for interested residents to form teams for the surrounding areas.

Alligator Festival golf tournament tees off
September 20, 2006 at 2:21 pm
The 17th annual Alligator Golf Classic is scheduled for Oct. 6 at Noon at the Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

Stroke screening Oct. 2 at First Baptist
September 20, 2006 at 2:20 pm
Life Line screening, which can reduce the risk of having a stroke, will be held at the First Baptist Church on Oct. 2.

DHS hosts ACT prep nights
September 20, 2006 at 2:19 pm
Destrehan high school is hosts ACT prep nights for high school juniors and seniors at the DHS campus on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
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A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.