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Hahnville High boys soccer team wins BIG in back-to-back tourney
December 19, 2007 at 12:11 pm
The Hahnville Boys' Soccer team recently won two tournaments on consecutive weekends.

NICE SHOT NICE SHOT
December 19, 2007 at 12:05 pm
NATURAL TALENT. Alissa Cavaretta, the 12-year-old daughter of Frank and Tina Acosta Cavaretta of Luling, killed her first buck of the season.

ALL-AMERICAN. Destrehan High School snare drummer, Stephen Tublin (middle) will perform with the U.S. Army All-American Band in the Jan. 5, 2008 All-American Bowl. Tublin is pictured (l to r) with Sgt Brooks, Band Director Byron Toups and Staff Sgt. LaBra Destrehan drummer invited to perform in Jan. 5 bowl game
December 19, 2007 at 12:00 pm
Stephen Tumblin of Destrehan High School has been selected as a member of the inaugural U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, an honor celebrating the values and strengths these standouts share with Army Strong Soldiers.

Saints still in the hunt
December 19, 2007 at 11:52 am
The Saints 31-24 win over the Cardinals got them back to the .500 mark and a 7-7 record with two games left to go in the regular season.

AIRBORNE. Hahnville High’s Lady Tiger basketball team beat out 13 other high schools in the regional St. Charles Shootout Tournament. HHS guard, Nadia Cox # 21, rides the air and makes a big score for the team. St. Charles Shootout
December 19, 2007 at 11:49 am
The Hahnville High School girls basketball team slam dunked 13 competitors in the 2007 St. Charles Shootout tournament and snagged the championship title with a 44-42 win over Ellender Memorial.

Cameron Guidry wins Christmas card contest Cameron Guidry wins Christmas card contest
December 19, 2007 at 11:46 am
Cameron Guidry, a 6th grade talented art student at R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis, was honored as the winner of the St. Charles Parish Public Schools Christmas Card Contest.

Last-minute HOLIDAY gift guide
December 19, 2007 at 11:36 am
With Christmas day fast approaching, many local residents are still trying to find those special last-minute items to stuff in stockings or place under the tree.

SCROOGED?
December 19, 2007 at 11:28 am
The classic cartoons like Frosty the Snowman, the uplifting sounds of cheerful melodies like Jingle Bells and all the vibrant holiday lights are supposed to bring joy to us this time of year.

Community band concert Dec. 16
December 16, 2007 at 1:55 pm
THIBODAUX - The 2007 Bayou Community Band Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Thibodaux Civic Center.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Farmer’s Market hosting Christmas extravaganza
December 15, 2007 at 1:58 pm

DESTREHAN - Plan to do your Holiday Shopping at the German Coast Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. until noon at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan. Along with delicious fresh fall produce, the Market features many value added items including rotisserie meats, fresh breads and pastries, wines and jellies, natural soaps and soy candles, and lots, lots more.

Take a hayride with Santa, enjoy Christmas music by “The Jazz Bones,” visit the St. Charles Library display, create an ornament at the Ceramic Workshop and enjoy the “Allemands Cajun Dancers” performing at 10 a.m.

Avoid the hectic crowds of the city and do your Christmas shopping at the Market, while picking up your fresh produce for your holiday dishes. Available at the Market are unique gift baskets along with Market Gift Certificates for that special person who has everything.

For more information, call Ann Montgomery at 985-764-9762.

Get involved! Help clean up east bank
December 15, 2007 at 1:54 pm
ST ROSE - Lauren Vidrine, a senior at Destrehan High School, invites members of the community to help clean up St. Rose Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
“Lauren’s CleanUp in Da’ Swamp” is sponsored in part by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office.

Light snacks, water and a T-shirt will be available for all
volunteers.

For more information, call Barry Guillot at 504-256-4731.

Seniors group sets Mardi Gras events
December 14, 2007 at 3:54 pm
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Council on Aging has released the dates for their Krewe of the Young At Heart special Mardi Gras events.

The Mardi Gras Coronation Tea is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Hahnville Center located at 626 Pine St.
The 12th Annual Mardi Gras Ball will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Jerusalem Shrine Temple Mosque located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

For more information, call Stephanie Boudreaux at 985-783-6683 or send an email to centerman@stcharlescoa.com.

Poinsettias displayed at LSU AgCenter
December 14, 2007 at 12:45 pm
BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter’s 2007 Poinsettia Open House is set for Dec. 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Burden Center in Baton Rouge.

The show gives growers and the public an opportunity to view the latest poinsettia varieties. More than 1,000 plants will be on display and for sale.

For more information, call Dr. Jeff Kuehny at 225-578-2158 or jkuehny@agcetner.lsu.ed

Relay for Life holds annual kick-off party
December 13, 2007 at 1:54 pm
HAHNVILLE - The American Cancer Society’s St. Charles Relay For Life will hold their kick-off party on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Recreation Department located at 171 Keller St. in Hahnville.
Anyone interested in having or joining a team for the Relay for Life is invited to attend.

For more information, call Joey Rando at 504-833-4024 or joey.rando@cancer.org.

Luncheon hosted by Laque for seniors
December 13, 2007 at 12:44 pm
LULING - St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque will host his annual senior citizens luncheon on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling.
Call the parish information line at 985-783-5000 for details.

St. Rose firefighters rescue horse trapped between trees St. Rose firefighters rescue horse trapped between trees
December 13, 2007 at 8:14 am
The St. Rose Fire Department got an unusual call last week.

Parakh chosen to serve on Jindal’s advisory council
December 13, 2007 at 8:12 am
Nawzer Parakh, site leader for Dow St. Charles Operations in Hahnville, and vice president for operations and global business manufacturing director for Dow's Glycol Ethers and Amines businesses, was recently chosen to serve on Governor-Elect Bobby Jindal's Government and Fiscal Reform Advisory Council.

Volunteer work makes Raymond Dow’s Human Element Volunteer work makes Raymond Dow’s Human Element
December 13, 2007 at 8:10 am
Billy Raymond, who was selected as Dow's Human Element for the month of November, started his career 27 years ago, and knows that by working with individuals to help them see different perspectives, through issues, keep focus on goals, and enhance the team's overall performance, he is contributing to Dow's business success.

HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
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By Lori Lyons

All Reed Bates really wanted to do was play sports.

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