HOUMA – Bring your dancing shoes to the Bayou Cajun Festival on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Evergreen Cajun Center in Houma.
The festival will have bands, a live auction, raffle, sweet sale and door prizes. Beer and soft drinks will also compliment some Cajun specialties, such as chicken gumbo, potato salad, chili fritos and jambalaya. Admission is $7.
The Luling Living Center will hold its Fall Fest on Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center located at 1125 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling. Event highlights include arts and crafts, Cristmas decorations, face painting, space walk, lots of food, blood pressure screening and music by “Bruce.”
Admission is free. […]
THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University will host the South Central Branch Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology on Nov. 6 and 7 in the Bollinger Memorial Student Union.
Dr. Joan Bennett, professor of plant biology and pathology and associate vice president for the promotion of women in science, engineering and mathematics at Rutgers University, will deliver the keynote lecture, slated for 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Bennett’s lecture is titled “The Katrina Catastrophe: Floods, Fungi and Public Health.”
Additional information regarding pre-registration, abstract submission and program details can be found at www.nicholls.edu/biology.
The Hahnville Tigers won their first outright district title since 2004 in impressive fashion by dominating East St. John on both sides of the ball for a 41-21 win. Meanwhile, Destrehan won in a 34-33 thriller to lock up a playoff spot. […]
DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works will host a public meeting in November to review the Ormond Boulevard Culvert Replacement Project.
When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5
Where: Ormond Country Club, 10 Villere Drive, Destrehan
Topic: Ormond Boulevard Culvert Replacement Project
For more information please contact Public Works at (985) 783-5102.
Two Hahnville High School students, one of whom was overheard saying he wanted to blow up the school, were arrested last week for allegedly starting a fire in a trash can inside a boy’s restroom, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. […]
With Halloween approaching, residents and visitors from outside the parish will make their way to the Destrehan Plantation, hopeful that they might catch sight of one of the mansion’s supposed ghosts. And while the Ormond Plantation doesn’t allow tours, its history has plenty of tragedy and mystery. […]
The St. Charles Parish legal department is still reviewing two contracts with a Destrehan-based firm that has reported ties to the recent bribery case of former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard. […]