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HHS reschedules athletic awards

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School Fall Athletic Awards that was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 29 has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.

The awards ceremony is for all underclassman who participated in football, volleyball, cross country and swimming.
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February 02, 2009 at 11:11 am
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‘Down Home’ to perform at dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold its monthly dance on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.
Music provided by “Down Home.” Tickets are $15 per couple.

Bring your own liquor.

Call the church at 985-758-7542 for more information.Read More...
January 31, 2009 at 12:18 pm
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Free Crapemyrtles to parish residents

St. Charles Parish receive five free crapemyrtle trees for becoming a member of the Arbor Day Foundation in January.

The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Feb. 1 and April 30 with enclosed planting instructions. The six to twelve inch trees are guaranteed to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge.

To receive the free trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410 by Jan. 31.Read More...
January 31, 2009 at 11:39 am
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Auxiliary sponsors ‘Valentine’ drive

BOUTTE - The Ladies Auxiliary of Luling Post 3750 is sponsoring “Operation Valentine” to raise money to ship care packages and Valentine bags to troops deployed afar on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Boutte.

The group, which will sell yellow ribbons for $2 at the event, also encourages residents to write uplifting and encouraging letters and Valentines to the soldiers. A drop-off box will be on location. Stuffed animals will also be collected.
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January 24, 2009 at 11:09 am
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PTA hosts cake bingo on Jan. 23

DES ALLEMANDS - Allemands Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Association will sponsor a cake bingo Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church’s Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

Food will be sold. Gift baskets will be raffled. For more information, call the school at 985-758-7427.
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January 23, 2009 at 11:09 am
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Ladies bible study at Luling church

LULING - The Bible Center Church in Luling will hold its winter/spring Bible study, “Esther,” Jan. 19 through April 1 on Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the church at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling.

The cost of the book is $16.30. Call Margie Pierce with any questions at 985-764-9336Read More...
January 19, 2009 at 11:40 am
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Social club hosts Superbowl party

NORCO - The Oldies But Goodies Social Club is having a Superbowl Party at the Knights of Columbus home in Norco on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.

Line dance lessons are from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and general dancing will follow. Music by DJ Gary Matherne. Bring your own liquor.
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January 18, 2009 at 11:39 am
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1,000 seeds up for grab at German Coast Farmers’ Market Arbor Day celebration

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmer’s Market celebration of Arbor Day will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 on Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan from 8 a.m. to noon.
One thousand tree seedlings of various Louisiana Oak, Pine and Cypress species will be offered to the public for pick up at the market. The give away by the St. Charles 4-H Junior Leadership club.Read More...
January 17, 2009 at 11:38 am
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St. Gertrude youth rally in Raceland

RACELAND - Des Allemands’ St. Gertrude Catholic Youth Ministry will attend a rally, “Warriors of the Word,” Jan. 17 at St. Hilary of Poiters in Raceland.

Call Anita Matherne at 985-758-8659 for more information.Read More...
January 17, 2009 at 11:38 am
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Women’s club meeting Jan. 15

LULING - The Republican Women’s Club general meeting is set for Thursday, Jan. 15 at Louise Broach-Fischer’s house at 106 Beaupre in Luling.

Dr. Brett Matherne, economics professor at Loyola University will present a program on “Government Bailouts.”
Call 985-785-2819.Read More...
January 15, 2009 at 11:37 am
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Christmas New Orleans’ style

One of New Orleans’ newest traditions, and one of the most colorful, is the annual “Miracle on Fulton Street.”
Among the displays and attractions visitors can expect to see during the month-long event include the following:

- Two winter wonderland tunnels, complete with Santa and his reindeer

- A giant gingerbread house

- “Faux Snow” falling every hour on the hour, starting at noon

- Live entertainment with top local performers on weekends

- Holiday-themed dining at nearby participating restaurants

- Santa’s Shop, selling official “Miracle on Fulton Street”
merchandise, including commemorative ornaments, apparel, bells, coffee mugs and more

Holiday drinks including Cajun egg nog, hot cocoa and hot toddies will also be on sale. Santa will be available for photos on Fulton Square. Read More...
December 31, 2008 at 11:46 am
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HHS softball hosts Christmas camp

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School softball team will host their “Softball with Santa” camp for girls, ages 7 to 13, Dec. 29 through Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at the HHS softball complex.

The camp will cover pitching, hitting, infield and outfield fundamentals, game strategies and actual game time activities.

Campers will receive a camp shirt that can be worn to any Hahnville softball home game and entry fee will be $1. All skill levels are welcome. Parents are encouraged to participate the final day of camp for Game Day. The cost of the camp is $50 if pre-registered by Dec. 22. The cost is $60 the day of the camp.

Please make checks payable to Hahnville Softball Dugout Club and mail it along with your child’s Name, Age, Shirt Size, Parent Contact Information and medical conditions of camper (if any) to: Hahnville High School, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte, LA 70039, Attn: George Bode, Softball Coach.

For further information you may contact Coach Bode at 985-758-7537 or 985-331-9719.
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December 31, 2008 at 11:22 am
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Chris Westcott to instruct camp

LULING - The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will host its first annual STC Big League Dreams Christmas Baseball Camp for boys ages 6 to 14 on Monday, Dec. 29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30.

The camp will be held at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per player in advance, $100 if you register the day of the event.

Chicago Cubs’ Chad Gaudin and professional baseball instructor Chris Westcott will be on hand at the camp.
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December 29, 2008 at 8:58 am
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Luling church hosts Christmas cantata

LULING - The public is cordially invited as the Bible Center Church choir presents “Oh This Very Night” for this year’s Christmas cantata on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. at the church at 422 Barton Ave.
Refreshments will be served following the performance.Read More...
December 21, 2008 at 8:58 am
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Christmas dance for kids Dec. 19

LULING - Fourth through eighth graders are invited to a Christmas dance on Dec. 19 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling.

The event, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Heat baseball team will feature light up necklaces and bracelets, snacks, and Christmas photo opportunities.
Admission is $10 and includes a slice of pizza and a drink.

Parents must sign kids in and out of dance.Read More...
December 19, 2008 at 8:59 am
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Benefit garage and craft sale Dec. 19

NORCO - The American Legion Hall #195 is hosting a benefit garage and craft sale at the legion home located on the corner of Fourth and Clayton in Norco on Dec. 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All proceeds will go to the Southeast LA War Veterans Home in Reserve.Read More...
December 19, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Couple charged with rape of 6-year-old
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A mother and her husband residing on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish were recently arrested on allegations the two sexually abused the woman's six-year-old daughter.