Destrehan Lady Wildcats clinched their first win in a bi-district play-off game on last Thursday against Covington. They defeated them with a score of 78-54. However, part two of this journey wasn’t so easy when they faced their second opponent on Monday of this week. This game was high-energy for both teams. In the last seconds of this game, the Lady Wildcats managed to squeeze by with a win beating Ellender by one point 44-43. […]
In Hahnville’s last district game against Destrehan, Reginald Lumar led his team to a sweet victory with a score of 59-45. Lumar with 22 points opened up the game with three pointers back to back. His defense was untouchable and his drive right down the middle often times was unstoppable. […]
Only one more win would top last season’s run by the Destrehan Wildcats. That would be winning the state championship. Last year’s improbable run, in which the unranked Wildcats fell to Jesuit 8-2, was the second time in three years that Destrehan made to the final. In order to repeat that performance, they will have make it there without All-State MVP and first round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves Beau Jones. […]
During Lent, as we look inwardly, as we purify, and as we wait for the ultimate sacrifice of Our Lord, it’s good to realize that it’s through His radiance — the fire of Jesus — that our sins are burned away. The Lord purifies with heavenly flames that issue out of His Heart. They come from the furnace of His love. Our evil is evaporated in the presence of Christ and is especially dispelled through confession.
Like most in Louisiana, I’ve been very disappointed by the Bush administration’s recent statements about our hurricane recovery. National and Louisiana leaders seem to be talking past each other rather than finding and building on common ground. […]
You may not know this, but you are paying a hidden tax when you pay your local taxes. Your tax bill is larger than it needs to be, despite extraordinary efforts by our local school board to cut costs. The reason for this is that two federal laws (No Child Left Behind, enacted in 1965, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) are not receiving the funding Congress promised when they passed the legislation.
It has been billed as the greatest free show on earth and few would question the great times experienced by participating in Mardi Gras. but, is it really free and what do we have to gain from it?
The special legislative session that ended last week did a good job of compromising. Instead of forming one levee board for the entire metropolitan area, it formed two, one for each side of the river. […]
When the No Child Left Behind Act was signed into action in 2001, the federal government agreed to fund the program fully. That promise has not been kept according to St. Charles Parish School Board Vice President Sonny Savoie. […]
NEW ORLEANS (February 8, 2006)— For many Louisiana residents, Mardi Gras is all bout the local parades and festivities. But this year over Mardi Gras, west St. Charles Parish Cadette Girl Scout Troop 923 has plans for an exciting new adventure, a trip to the Girl Scout founder’s birthplace, Savannah, Georgia, one the troop has been planning for two years. […]