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June 21, 2007 at 6:07 pm

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June 21, 2007 at 6:04 pm

Vatican issues 10 Commandments for motorists - and LORD KNOWS it’s time Vatican issues 10 Commandments for motorists - and LORD KNOWS it’s time
June 21, 2007 at 6:00 pm
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Thou shall not drive under the influence of alcohol. Thou shall respect speed limits. Thou shall not consider a car an object of personal glorification or use it as a place of sin.

Sherrif’s Reports
June 21, 2007 at 5:57 pm

Real Estate Transactions Real Estate Transactions
June 21, 2007 at 5:52 pm
Lot 7 Magnolia Ridge Rd., Boutte for $53,000 from Lady Bird Homes, INC to Mr. and Mrs. Andre Jarrow on June. 8

Obituaries
June 21, 2007 at 5:50 pm
Jose Aman Ta’bora

Jose Aman Ta’bora passed away on Saturday, June 9 at 1:24 p.m. in LaPlace. Husband of the late M. Hortensia Ta’bora. Son of the late Daniel and Maria Rapalo Ta’bora. Father of Jose Aman Ta’bora, Jr. Allan E. Ta’bora, Ledda Montellh, Mayra White, Mirna Rodriguez, the late Daniel Ta’bora and Sergio Ta’bora. Brother of Elan Ta’bora, Ofelia Vitanza, the late Tito Ta’bora, Fernel Ta’bora, and Rosa Soto. Grandfather of the late Michael Jason Montheailh. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Age 92, a native of Honduras and a resident of Destrehan. Mas of Christain Burial at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13 at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Interment in St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum in Destrehan. Visitation at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco from 9 am to 12 pm on Wednesday, June 13.

Health insurance is sky high because we mandate coverage
June 21, 2007 at 5:47 pm
It is inevitable. Every year, well-meaning people show up at the state capitol pushing legislation that would force all private health insurance plans to cover certain physical or mental conditions.

Want to take a bite out of crime? Spend time with your family ...
June 21, 2007 at 5:45 pm
An alarming statistic splashed across the Internet the other day—violent crime is on the rise in the U.S. for the second straight year.

Surprise! You have the right to raise your children as YOU see fit
June 21, 2007 at 5:42 pm
By John Whitehead

"Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts."

— Marian Wright Edelman

Finance classes for teachers being offered statewide
June 21, 2007 at 5:41 pm
High school teachers across the state who want to learn how to teach their students about money management will have opportunities between June 26 and July 24 from the LSU AgCenter.

Ooh la la! TV workshop for people who, well ... ‘parlez vous francais’
June 21, 2007 at 5:38 pm
The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana and Média-Louisiane are offering a free television production workshop for French speakers in Louisiana of all ages on Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, at Acadiana Open Channel in Lafayette.

Wal-Mart’s Christine Rivera chats with customer Emma White of Luling. What's Happening?
June 21, 2007 at 5:25 pm
Heather R. Breaux’s BEST BET

Wal-Mart Supercenter holds health fair for women this weekend


BOUTTE - Wal-Mart Supercenter in Boutte will be hosting it’s Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Some of the services offered by the various sponsors will include vision screening, blood and glucose screening, mammography information, healthy cooking demonstration, self defense instructions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation information, early child care information, mental health information, power walk and fitness workout demonstrations, fire safety demonstrations, with various other health related activities.



Parish-to-parish bus line won’t run in July as planned, says official Parish-to-parish bus line won’t run in July as planned, says official
June 21, 2007 at 5:21 pm
While the original date for the new $1 million transit system to start operating was by July, The River parishes Transit Authority said it would probably be a couple more months before the buses get rolling.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME.  a grateful group of nurses and family members pictured here with their rescue team. Memorial Hospital nursing staff reunite with SC parish rescue team
June 21, 2007 at 2:26 pm
It’s been almost two years since Hurricane Katrina, plowed the Louisiana coastline forcing 28 nurses from Memorial Hospital in New Orleans, along with some family members to evacuate into the nightmarish and deplorable conditions at the Ernest Morial Convention Center, prompting an emergency rescue by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

New baseball league will hold tryouts in July
June 21, 2007 at 2:23 pm
If you think you have what it takes to compete amongst a wide variety of amateur baseball players then the Southeast chapter of the National American Baseball Association wants you to show them your best stuff at tryouts on July 22.

Best bet for tasty reds - Lake Salvador/Lafitte Best bet for tasty reds - Lake Salvador/Lafitte
June 21, 2007 at 2:20 pm
The Lake Salvador/Lafitte area is a haven for fishing of all types. But right now there is one big story that bounces from boat to boat over the lakes, the reds.

Kid's ride out fires, storms in VFD's safety house Kid's ride out fires, storms in VFD's safety house
June 21, 2007 at 2:16 pm
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to ride through a tornado in a travel trailer or find your way out of a burning room, the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department has a training vehicle that demonstrates what both scenarios are like. The best part is it’s free for all to try and it didn’t cost a dime of taxpayer money.

Amanda Renee Dempster was named La. Catfish Queen XXXII.
Lacey Lynn Picou was named La. Catfish Teen Queen XXII. There’s a lot to like about this year’s catch of Catfish Queens
June 21, 2007 at 2:11 pm
The Louisiana Catfish Festival Queens were chosen June 9, 2007 during the annual pageant held at J.B. Martin in Paradis.

Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
Hahnville grad led monks to victory in coffin lawsuit
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When the monks at St. Joseph Abbey began crafting cypress coffins in 2007, they did not know that the practice would cause a state association to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against their ability to engage in the craft.

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