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Garden show set at LSU AgCenter

HAMMOND - The Hammond Spring Garden Show will be held on Saturday, March 14 at the LSU AgCenter’s Hammond Research Station at 21549 Old Covington Highway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Faculty members and master gardeners will present a series of presentations on backyard composting, rain-barrel gardening, gardens after tree loss, new landscape plants and square-foot gardening.

Admission is $5. Call Sandra Benjamin at 985-748-9381 or email sbenjamin@agcenter.lsu.edu.Read More...
March 14, 2009 at 9:21 am
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100 years of dance honored at ballet

DESTREHAN - The River Region Drama Guild and Ballet will perform their spring ballet on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Destrehan High School auditorium located at 1 Wildcat Lane.

This year’s event will honor 100 years of dance with the ballet, “La Boutique Fantasque.”

Tickets are $15 and may be ordered by calling 504-202-7706.Read More...
March 14, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Live music, food, crafts at festival

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation Celebrates its popular Spring Arts and Crafts Festival March 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the manor grounds located at 13034 River Rd. in Destrehan.

Arts and crafts vendors from throughout the country will offer a variety of wood crafts, pottery, jewelry, quilts, ceramics, prints, oil paintings, dolls, stained glass, clothing, baskets and much more.

Over 20 chefs will prepare local delicacies such as fried seafood, gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice and other favorites.

The antique area will have 12 dealers inside the unique 1840s Mule Barn as well as additional vendors adjacent to the barn.

Craftsmen will demonstrate how our ancestors cooked on an open-hearth and dyed clothes with indigo.

Children’s activities include pony rides and face paintings. A space walk will also be available for children wanting to play while parents shop or enjoy other activities. Tours of the plantation house by costumed guides will be available for an additional fee.

Live musical entertainment is included in the admission fee. The schedule includes Jude LeBlanc from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday followed by Summer Breeze at 1 p.m. Sunday’s schedule features Kayla Woodson and Louisiana Lightning from 10 a.m. to noon followed by Local Option 2 at 1 p.m.

Admission is $7 for adults and teens, children 12 and under are admitted free. Call 985-764-9315 for more information.Read More...
March 14, 2009 at 9:12 am
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‘Dancin’ for Hope’ set for March 13

LULING - “Dancin’ for Hope” - a youth dance for ages 10 to 15 in memory of Luling’s Kyle Bergeron will be held on March 13 at the VFW Hall located at 140 Angus Dr. in Luling.
Sign in from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A parent will need to sign their child in and out of dance.

Admission is $12 and includes a slice of pizza and a drink. All proceeds will help find a cure for childhood cancer.
Music by Impulse Entertainment with a special appearance by C & D Dance Crew.

For more information, call Vicki Bergeron at 985-785-0346.
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March 13, 2009 at 12:41 pm
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‘Dancin’ for Hope’ set for March 13

LULING - “Dancin’ for Hope” - a youth dance for ages 10 to 15 in memory of Luling’s Kyle Bergeron will be held on March 13 at the VFW Hall located at 140 Angus Dr. in Luling.
Sign in from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A parent will need to sign their child in and out of dance.

Admission is $12 and includes a slice of pizza and a drink. All proceeds will help find a cure for childhood cancer.
Music by Impulse Entertainment with a special appearance by C & D Dance Crew.

For more information, call Vicki Bergeron at 985-785-0346.

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March 13, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Biz fest and health fair March 13 - 14

BOUTTE - The 2009 St. Charles Business Association’s Business Fest and Health Fair will be held on March 13 from noon to 5 p.m and March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hahnville High School.

Admission is free. Activities include the Ochsner Blood Mobile, free health screenings, vendor prizes and raffles, and the Saintsations on March 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Country radio station WNOE 101.1 will broadcast live from the event on March 14.
Visit scbabuylocal.org for more information.
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March 13, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Hahnville beats No. 1 seed, advances to state finals

The Hahnville Tigers pulled off an impressive 61-51 semi-final victory over Huntington, who was the top-seeded team in the state.Read More...
March 13, 2009 at 8:55 am
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Over 60,000 books for sale in Kenner

KENNER - The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library’s semi-annual book sale is set for Thursday, March 12 through Sunday, March 15 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Call 504-455-2665 for more information.Read More...
March 12, 2009 at 9:18 am
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Hahnville paints the town purple

HAHNVILLE - Hahnville residents are encouraged to “paint the town purple” on March 12 in observance of the parish’s upcoming American Cancer Society Relay for Life event.

People are asked to wear purple to increase awareness for the ACS. Relay for Life committees are selling large purple bows.Read More...
March 12, 2009 at 9:17 am
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Lady Tigers look to erase last year’s heartbreak

By Joe Halm
Sports Writer

Just three outs away from a state tournament bid last season, St. Amant came back and dashed the Hahnville High School softball team's dreams.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:38 pm
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Youthful maturity translates to early Tiger wins

By Joe Halm
Sports Writer

Fresh off an impressive 4-0 weekend record at the West Monroe tournament, Hahnville High School baseball coach Kade Rogers said he is cautiously optimistic.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:36 pm
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Together the R.J. Vial Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints tackle bullying

R. J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis recently held their kickoff of the Olweus Bully Prevention Program with the New Orleans Saints.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm
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HHS Tigers pounce their way to semi-final round

The Hahnville High School boys basketball team has a lot to be proud of. After all, the team is headed to the semi-finals from the first time since 2005.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

With temperatures reaching the mid 70s, area lake waters have marine activity on the rise. Crawfish begin to migrate out of their deep mud holes into shallow waters to spawn. Crabs also start to move to shallow water to do the same.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm
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New York pizza meets Louisiana cuisine at River Road diner

If authentic Philly cheesesteak and New York style pizza is what turns on your taste buds, then there’s a table waiting for you at Teddy’s Diner.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:27 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

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March 11, 2009 at 1:27 pm
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