October 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
Gov.-Elect Bobby Jindal did not say much about saving the Louisiana coast during the election campaign just past. But there was probably a political reason.
October 31, 2007 at 12:28 pm
• Norman P. Danos Jr., 56, of 1917 Tiffany Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Oct. 12 and charged with indecent behavior with juveniles.
October 31, 2007 at 12:27 pm
Mary Pearl Chiasson Verda passed away on Monday, October 22, 2007 in Kenner, LA.
October 31, 2007 at 12:26 pm
Elaine B. Keating passed away on Friday, October 19, 2007 at 7:09 a.m. at her home in Norco.
October 31, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Floyd Jules Montz, a machinist with Kaiser, passed away on Sunday , October 21, 2007.
October 31, 2007 at 12:24 pm
Leroy Paul "Squack" Loup retired from Monsanto Chemical Plant for over 30 years. He was a resident of Luling and a native of Wallace. He passed away Saturday, October 27, 2007 at his residence.
October 31, 2007 at 12:23 pm
Loretta "Retta" Harrington Johnson entered into eternal rest at her home in LaPlace, LA, on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:25 p.m.
October 31, 2007 at 12:21 pm
Hilda Rita Ponvelle Arabie passed away on Friday, October 19, 2007 in Destrehan, LA.
|Schools ask for input on upcoming schedule
October 31, 2007 at 12:16 pm
Even though students have not even reached the halfway point of the current school year, the school board has already approved the proposed 2008-09 schedule, and they are inviting comments before it becomes official.
|St. Pierre vows to hold employees accountable
October 31, 2007 at 12:11 pm
V.J. St. Pierre wasn't sure how life would work out for him when he returned home from Vietnam after losing a leg and being wounded in an ambush.
|How much did your vote cost?
October 31, 2007 at 12:08 pm
Running a political campaign is not an easy thing to do.
The candidates have to hire a dedicated staff to get their message across, while formulating a plan to deal with the many issues that affect their constituents. They must also keep up public appearances, out-hustle their competitors, and in some cases go door-to-door to get their message across.
|St. Rose church has food, fun & games
October 31, 2007 at 10:09 am
ST. ROSE - The Bread of Life Christian Fellowship celebrates Harvest Fest 2007 with food, fun and games on Oct. 31 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The church is located at 10328 River Road in St. Rose.
|Halloween party at Vous Salon & Spa
October 31, 2007 at 10:08 am
PARADIS - Vous Salon and Spa located on Highway 90 in Paradis will hold their FREE Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Scheduled events are: live music, a wine tasting, hay rides, photo sessions, food, candy and children and adult costume contest.
The farmer’s market will be on hand from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 985-758-8687 for more information.
|Save cemetaries with Metairie tour
October 29, 2007 at 10:11 am
METAIRIE - Join the Save Our Cemeteries group on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on a guided bus tour of the historic Metairie cemeteries.
The event is hosted in part by the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society.
Advanced reservations required. Cost: $18 per person. Call 504-525-3377 to reserve your spot.
|Dogs: Howl-O-Ween costume contest
October 27, 2007 at 10:07 am
METAIRIE - The Howl-O-Ween Canine Costume Contest and Trick or Treating for dogs will be held at Clearview Mall located at 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd. on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Louisiana SPCA. Call 504-885-0202 or visit www.la-spca.org.
|SPOOKTAKULA & fun Halloween event
October 27, 2007 at 10:06 am
DESTREHAN - The United Methodist Church - Ormond Recreation Field on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will hold a family fun day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 27.
This is sponsored by the St. Charles Recreation Department and the Special Olympics Young Athlete Program.
All kids ages 2 1/2 to 7 years old are invited to participate.
|Ormond church holds fun-filled fall fest
October 27, 2007 at 10:05 am
DESTREHAN - The St. Charles United Methodist Churc located at 1908 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan is holding their Family Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Concessions, food, games and dance teams will all be on site and the fest will also feature a gumbo cook-off and the Battle of the Christian Bands.
For more information, call the church at 985-764-8292.
|Majority of participants rule
October 24, 2007 at 4:04 pm
We often hear that in a democracy, a majority rules. It should be more properly stated that in a democracy, a majority of those who choose to participate rule.
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