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Son adorns yard with 40,000 lights to honor mom’s spirit

Lenny Hafford’s lawn is a Christmas wonderland, filled with statues and ornaments that have more than 40,000 holiday lights attached.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:22 am
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Living Nativity Pageant, Christmas celebration

NORCO - Sacred Heart Church will have a “Living Nativity Pageant” on Dec. 19th at 2:30 p.m. with children from the parish. The church’s “Parish Christmas Celebration” immediately following the Nativity in the school’s cafeteria. Parishioners will also be celebrating the ordination of Msgr. Becnel, the beloved Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish.
Refreshments and door prizes will be given out and there will be fun for the children. Everyone is welcome to attend both events.

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December 19, 2010 at 11:59 am
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Bible Center Church Christmas musical

LULING - The Bible Center Church choir will present “Hark the Herald” for this year’s Christmas cantata. Visit the church, 422 Barton Ave. in Luling, on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. to worship Jesus through the musical. Canned goods for Social Concerns food bank will be collected at the event. A Christmas Fellowship with refreshments will follow the performance. For more information, contact the church at (985)785-0557.
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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Oldies hold holiday dance

NORCO - The Oldies but Goodies Dance and Social Club will host a Christmas dance on Dec. 19 from 3-8 p.m. at the KC Home in Norco. There will be line dancing from 3-4 p.m. and general dancing for the rest of the night. The cost is $5 per person and while dressing up is encouraged, matching the dance theme is not mandatory. The meal for the dance will be gumbo and potato salad. Participants are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to contribute.
The club will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve dance on Dec. 31 from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at the KC Home to ring in 2011. The dance will cost $30 per couple and will be BYOL. Music will be performed by Gary “Dr. Music” Matherne and the dinner will include pastalaya, black forest ham, chicken wings, meatballs, cheese, vegetable and fruit trays and cheesecake and other desserts. E-mail ejmat1@cox.net for more information.

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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Join Calvary Baptist for children’s play

LULING - The Calvary Baptist Church invites the public to enjoy its 3rd Annual Children’s Christmas Play on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at the church, 12701 River Road in Luling. The play is entitled “Where is The Star?” and tells a warming tale of Christmas. The play is free and open to the public.
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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Fried turkey not necessarily unhealthy

Fried turkey is not as unhealthy as it sounds - if you don't eat the skin of the bird, according to Beth Reames, a nutritionist with the LSU AgCenter.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm
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Women’s Club has autumn excitement

The St. Charles Women's Club held it's Autumn Auction in November. Read More...
December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm
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Food safety rules include holiday pies

Pies are traditionally served at holiday feasts, but some need to be treated carefully, according to Beth Reames, a nutritionist with the LSU AgCenter.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Valero fights holiday hunger

Valero St. Charles Refinery recently held its annual food drive where employees collected 12,476 pounds of food, which is equivalent to over six tons. With their total employee headcount, that is about 26 pounds per employee. Read More...
December 17, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Apple Street gets sweet

Norco’s sweetest new store opened earlier this month and offers a variety of chocolate, candies and gift sets to customers.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm
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Deer hunters hundreds of miles apart, but have same results

There is an old saying, "If you don't go, you don't know!"
Many hunters rely on game cameras to take pictures of game movement around their stands. They later find out they should have been in the stand.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:54 pm
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Tigers suffer first loss of season

Led by 24 points from Schane Rillieux, Brother Martin pulled out a 71-59 win over Hahnville Monday night, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm
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HHS boys, girls soccer teams pick up big wins

The Hahnville Tigers boys soccer team stretched their season record to 6-2 after a 2-1 victory over Terrebonne on Friday.
One of Hahnville's senior captains, Lamar James, scored off of a throw in from junior Jonathan Schmaltz to give the Tigers an early 1-0 lead.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm
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Hahnville, Destrehan players strap on pads again for all-star game

Several Hahnville and Destrehan football players will take part in the HTV-Lions Club Bayou versus River Region All-Star Showdown, which will be played in John L. Guidry Stadium on the campus of Nicholls State this Friday.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Former DHS star Johnson piling up accolades

Former Destrehan High School star football player Damaris Johnson is piling up the postseason honors for his play in 2010 at the University of Tulsa.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Tigers fall in semifinals of competitive St. Charles Shootout

The Hahnville Lady Tigers advanced to the semifinals of the St. Charles Shootout before falling to Dominican 53-35. John Curtis won the tournament after beating Dominican 44-31 in the finals.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
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The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.