Volume 140 Number 47 - Nov 21, 2013

News

Man found shot to death behind St. Rose church
Man found shot to death behind St. Rose church A 23-year-old man was found shot to death in St. Rose on Sunday.


Sports

Tiger offense firing on all cylinders as they enter showdown with Barbe
Kyle Barnett
Hahnville’s offense is firing on all cylinders as they make their way into the second round of the playoffs this week. In their second 300 plus yard rushing game in a row, the No. 24 Tigers (6-5) ran over the No. 9 Ouachita Lions 42-25 in an upset victory.
Wildcats will have to stop physical Ruston rushing attack to advance
Jonathan Menard
After dominating Terrebonne 44-0 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs, the Destrehan Wildcats will host a Ruston squad that prides itself on its physical rushing attack.
Playoffs week one players of the week
From staff and wire reports
Playoffs week one players of the week of the 2013 high school football season.
Despite cold front, duck hunters struggle in Salvador
Bruce McDonald
Despite a cold front that moved through the area last week, duck hunters in the Lake Salvador Management Area still struggled to find birds.
‘Johnny Football’ comes to town
Mike Detillier
Other than playing Alabama, the most anticipated game of the 2013 season for LSU is when Texas A&M visits Tiger Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Destrehan will face Dutchtown in quarterfinals after 34-7 win
Jonathan Menard
Even though the Destrehan offense struggled to stay in sync Friday night, the Wildcats still had enough firepower to ease into the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state playoffs with a 34-7 victory over Ruston.
Hahnville overwhelmed by Barbe’s aggressive offense
Kyle Barnett
The Hahnville Tigers fell hard to the Barbe Bucaneers in the second round of the playoffs.

Our View

Parishes take action to restore the coast
Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes have taken the lead in filing lawsuits charging that energy companies and contractors have not followed the law in restoring coastal lands to the healthy conditions that existed before their explorations and production efforts. Louisiana laws clearly say that the land must be maintained and restored to their original condition when work is completed.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Nov. 21)
From staff and wire reports
•Terron Ingram, 42, of 153 Boutte Estates Drive in Boutte, was arrested on Nov. 12 and charged with theft of goods less than $500, resisting an officer and entry/remain after forbidden.



Lifestyles

Book review: “The Explorer”
From staff and wire reports
The Explorer’s narrator, Cormac Easton, is a journalist accompanying the deep- space flight of a spaceship called the Ishaguro.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Lea”
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase is Lea.
Lakewood Elementary students solve math problems
From staff and wire reports
Alavan Sam and Christian Bourgeois work together in Michelle Adkins third Grade math class to solve division problems using manipulatives.
St. Rose Elementary students examine Soil
From staff and wire reports
St. Rose Elementary students Deseray Gemisis, Alondra Cruz, Mylah’ Johnson and Ta’Kyran Evans examined local Louisiana soil and its components and compare it to other types of soil during an inquiry-based lesson, as their fourth grade science teacher Christi Fraychineaud assisted and questioned them.
You’ve got to read this! (Nov. 21)
From staff and wire reports
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.
Satellite Center students celebrate Dot Day
From staff and wire reports
The Satellite Center STAR (Students Teaching and Reaching – Introduction to Education) team members recently celebrated Dot Day.
R. J. Vial shows respect
From staff and wire reports
R. J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis has character.
Norco Primary School International Literacy Day
From staff and wire reports
Norco Primary School recently celebrated International Literacy Day by collecting new and used books to donate to schools in Africa.
‘Grandparents Day’ at Norco Elementary
From staff and wire reports
Fourth grader, Jermaine Stewart and his grandmother, Gail Stewart visiting the school for grandparents day.
Allemands Elementary good citizen award
From staff and wire reports
Several students received good citizen awards at a recent community morning meeting at Allemands Elementary.
St. Charles Art Guild adult art day
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Art Guild sponsored a one day adult painting day at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan.
HHS student creates ‘Lord of the Flies’ game board
From staff and wire reports
After reading the novel Lord of the Flies, Caitlin Mikesell, one of Deborah Unger’s English IV Academically Gifted students, created a Lord of the Flies game board and strategy cards.
Students at Lakewood Elementary measure plants
From staff and wire reports
Rya Richardson and Blake Gassen measure the height of the plant and record their data for the science experiment in Michelle Adkins third grade science class at Lakewood Elementary in Luling.
‘Read for the Record’ campaign led by Satellite Center students
From staff and wire reports
The Satellite Center’s STAR team members participated in Jumpstart’s International Read for the Record campaign on by reading the campaign book, Otis by Loren Long to 580 preschool and kindergarten students in St. Charles Parish public schools and Holy Family Preschool.
Norco Primary reader’s workshop
From staff and wire reports
In Janelle Vicknair’s second grade class, during Readers’ Workshop students participated in buddy reading.
Youth Sunday at First Baptist Church in Luling
From staff and wire reports
First Baptist Church of Luling recently held “Youth Sunday” wherein the youth of the church were in charge of the worship in music and song, read scripture and led the congregation in prayer. Youth Pastor Daniel Martin presented the message.
Norco Christmas parade
From staff and wire reports
NORCO – The Norco Christmas parade will take place on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.