Volume 140 Number 44 - Oct 31, 2013

News

$2.5 million Luling library renovation delayed
A $2.5 million renovation that will shutter the West Regional Library in Luling for about seven months has been delayed until early next year.

Police: Woman broke into co-worker’s home, knocked her out
A 27-year-old New Orleans woman was arrested after police say she broke into a co-workers home in Des Allemands, knocked her out with the butt of a rifle and stole items from the residence.


Sports

Hahnville wins big over H.L. Bourgeois
Kyle Barnett
To finalize a dominating performance, Hahnville drove the football down to the H.L. Bourgeois one yard line before relenting and letting time expire instead of tacking another score.
Destrehan will focus on run defense against winless Braves
Jonathan Menard
There are no bye weeks in high school football, but this Friday is as close to a bye as the Destrehan Wildcats will get when they host winless H.L. Bourgeois.
Hahnville must control the ball, limit mistakes to beat Central Lafourche
Kyle Barnett
Coming off of their biggest win of the season at H.L. Bourgeois last Friday, the Hahnville Tigers football team will head out on the road again to battle Central Lafourche this week.
Locking up home playoffs important for Saints
Mike Detillier
In 2009 we all went on the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl ride and picked up something along the way - getting those playoff games in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome meant everything in route to the team’s first NFL championship.
Hahnville cross country team cruises to win at Houma Christian
From staff and wire reports
Led by senior twins Bryce and Beau Robinson, who finished with times of 16:46 and 16:55, respectively, the Hahnville Tigers cross country team cruised to a win at Houma Christian.
Plenty of specks can be pulled out of Bayou Rigolettes, Bayou Perot
Bruce McDonald
While hunting season has kicked into gear, fishermen can still have plenty of success in Bayou Rigolettes and Bayou Perot.
Destrehan destroys H.L. Bourgeois, 63-8
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan Wildcats blew out H.L Bourgeois 63-8 on Friday to set up an epic clash with East St. John for the District 7-5A championship next week.
Hahnville falls to Central Lafourche
Kyle Barnett
When Hahnville running back Lynn Simmons ran a two-yard sweep and dove to put the ball into the end zone, it appeared the game was out of reach for Central Lafourche.

Our View

Medicine becomes political problem
Obamacare may decide who wins the next presidential election.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Oct. 31)
From staff and wire reports
•Kyle Cowart, 25, of 320 New Haven St. in Raceland, was arrested on Oct. 24 and charged with two counts of simple burglary and theft under $500.



Lifestyles

Judge Michele Morel mentors future lawyers
From staff and wire reports
For 10 years now, St. Charles Parish District Court Judge Michele Morel has been mentoring the future attorneys of America at the LSU Trial Advocacy Training Program in Baton Rouge.
St. Charles Parish Hospital communications department recognized for excellence
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Parish Hospital marketing department, Quinn Landry and Blaine Faucheux, have been recognized for their excellence in hospital marketing, public relations and graphic design.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Garfield”
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase is Garfield.

Obituaries

Bergeron
Lillian Christen Bergeron, 86, beloved wife of Henry “Bigjohn” Bergeron of 46 years, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15.