Volume 139 Number 46 - Nov 15, 2012

News

Military careers provide structure, teach skills used in local industry
As students in the JROTC class at Hahnville High School went through morning drills, Flight Commander Cameron Guidry led the class in a number of maneuvers.


Sports

Saints get back into the playoff hunt with win
By Mike Detillier
After getting thumped by the Denver Broncos 34-14 a few weeks ago, any hopes that the New Orleans Saints could get back into the playoff picture seemed all but lost.

Our View

It’s time for some bipartisanship
It was a close election and, as a result, the federal government line-up is unchanged. The Democrats still own the Presidency and Senate and the Republicans have control of the House.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Nov. 15)
From staff and wire reports
•Troy A. Washington, 20, of 121 Lakewood Drive in Luling, was arrested on Nov. 7 and charged with aggravated battery and for two Sheriff’s Office attachments.



Lifestyles

Hahnville High School student inducted into Hispanic Honor Society
From staff and wire reports
Hahnville High School senior London Ross was recently initiated into a statewide Hispanic honor society.
DHS Carpentry Class makes campus repairs
From staff and wire reports
The DHS Carpentry Crew was out making repairs around campus this week, particularly to the deck under the oak tree in the Quad.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Zoe”
From staff and wire reports
Zoe is a four-month-old lilac calico. Humane society officials said she is quiet, curious and could win a beauty contest for felines.
Luling Elementary faculty celebrate principal
From staff and wire reports
Luling Elementary faculty and staff celebrated their principal, A.J. Pethe by having a potluck lunch.
R. J. Vial students supported Breast Cancer Awareness month
From staff and wire reports
R. J. Vial students showed support for Breast Cancer Awareness month by wearing pink.
DHS All-State Honor Band
From staff and wire reports
(Pictured left-right, bottow – top) Jerrilyn Young, Hannah McDuffie, Elena Marino,Blaine Goitia, DeQuaz Humphries and Thomas Mitchell.
DHS District Honor Band
From staff and wire reports
Elena Marino, Jerrilyn Young, Blaine Goitia, Alex Lovetro, Zachary Huhner, Ryan Terrebonne, and Hannah McDuffie, Bridget Wentz, Matthew Chauvin, Bailey Lanier, Cory Ford, DeQuaz Humphries and Thomas Mitchell. Not pictured: Danielle Chatelain.
St. Charles Borromeo students selected for Duke University talent search
From staff and wire reports
Forty-seven students from St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan have been accepted into the Duke University Talented Identification Program’s talent search.
United Way of St. Charles helps local school children “Read and Rise”
From staff and wire reports
United Way of St. Charles Parish partnered with Clear Channel Radio to provide the "Read and Rise" program to 246 children at Norco Elementary School.
You’ve got to read this!
From staff and wire reports
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Obituaries

Schaubhut
Arthur Louis Schaubhut, Jr., 84, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 12:35 p.m. in Houma.
Adams
Thelma Kinler Adams, 92, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11:10 a.m. in Luling.
Petty
Lillie C. Petty, 92, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 a.m. in Houma.