The times have changed, people have changed, our priorities have changed. But still they persevere. Beginning their second decade of leading the arts in St. Charles Parish, River Region Ballet’s Spring Concert will feature a mixed program with something for everyone.
Hurricane Katrina swept across the gulf region with no hesitation or regard for personal circumstance. For the Bergeron family of Luling, the storm could not have come at a worse time. Locked down at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans as the storm’s wind and rain engulfed the building, Kyle Bergeron was receiving the gift of life that only his identical twin brother could provide.
Usually a reserved man, Coach Ike opened up to The Prowl (DHS Newspaper) to reveal some interesting facts about his life. Ike graduated from Southern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters degree in Education Administration. […]
The 2006 Krewe of Des Allemands will roll once again in Des Allemands on the traditional route on February 26. Mr. and Mrs. Landry Matherne were selected as this year’s King and Queen of the annual event. […]
The Krewe of Lul will parade on February 25 on the traditional route in Luling. The 2006 King and Queen of the annual parade are Emile “Chops” Lambert and Hilda “Mim” Guidry Lambert of Eden Isles, Louisiana. […]
New president installed
The Saints Board of Realtors held their Installation of 2006 Board of Directors on Friday, January 13, 2006 at Ormond Country Club. Ben Oubre was installed as President by 2005 Louisiana Realtors Association President, Ms. Lynda Butler. […]
Des Allemands resident is learning to read at age 59
To most it seems hard to imagine a life without the ability to read and write. Life is hard enough let alone living everyday without the basic ability to read street signs, restaurant menus, look up a number in the phone book, or even read the newspaper. “I never could figure out why people stared at the newspaper so long. Then I realized they were reading,” said Curtis O’Neil Young of Des Allemands, who has lived his whole life with out the ability to read. At age 59, he has taken the first step of a long journey towards a new ability to read and write.
An imposing man, a demanding coach, Coach Lumar has the boys program at Hahnville playing at a level desired by many area school coaches. He hawks over the practice session eagerly pointing out mistakes and correcting players and quickly offering praise when it flows right. It helps that he is returning at least three starters from a team a year ago that won the district. […]
“I wanted to be as good a football player as my Dad, but I ended up being better,” a laughing Casey Robottom said, recalling his father’s football days at St. Charles. Robottom, a wide receiver and punt receiver for St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace, recently received a full paid scholarship to play football for Tulane. But Tulane wasn’t his only choice. Robottom received offers from Brown University and Princeton University before deciding to play for Tulane. […]