|Coveted trophy up for grabs
March 22, 2006 at 2:12 pm
Businesses will again challenge St. Charles Parish School System for the highly coveted team participation trophy awarded by the Valero St. Charles United Way Bridge Run. For the past two years, St. Charles Parish Schools has won the trophy. Last year’s school team boasted over 300 participants.
|Accused rapist jumps bail
March 22, 2006 at 2:10 pm
The St. Charles Sheriff's Office is looking for a Luling man charged with the forcible rape of a juvenile after he skipped out of a court date on March 10.
|Hurricane recovery could be overshadowed during regular session
March 22, 2006 at 2:08 pm
BATON ROUGE -- When six feet of Katrina’s water rushed down Bayou Savage along the eastern side of New Orleans, Pete Gerica rescued his elderly mother from the surge and strapped her to the top of a tree using a cable wire.
|Local girls dominate all-district team
March 22, 2006 at 1:31 pm
The All-District team was released for girls' soccer and plenty of talent represented the area.
On the first team for Hahnville High School, senior midfielder Rachel Byrd, sophomore midfielder Samantha May, sophomore striker Ashley Eusea, junior goalie Megan Waters and freshman defender Raven Scott were named, with offensive juggernaut, Eusea named offensive MVP for scoring 38 goals this season.
|Hahnville's track: the sky is the limit
March 22, 2006 at 1:26 pm
The Don Raymond Relays certainly is a place to find good talent in track and field. High schools from the surrounding areas participated on Friday at Hahnville High School. However, for the Hahnville girls and boys team, winning was not an option but a plan. They both successfully took first place in the Don Raymond Relays.
March 22, 2006 at 1:22 pm
The deadly canal that runs alongside Airline Highway between St. Rose and Destrehan, continues to claim lives and reap havoc on automobiles.
|St. Charles Catholic to host first ever after prom party
March 22, 2006 at 1:16 pm
Whenever a new tradition is started, it is usually met with some resistance because most people are resistant to change. St. Charles Catholic is planning to establish a new tradition and dispense with any resistance by putting on a one of a kind party.
March 22, 2006 at 1:11 pm
• John L. Smith III, 60, of Luling, LA, was arrested and charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile at St. Charles Correctional Center on March 12. Sheriff Greg Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested on a warrant that was issued on March 12, 2006 for the above charge. On March 11, 2006 the subject was observed taking inappropriate pictures of a six year old juvenile, and allegedly inappropriately touching a juvenile. Smith was released on March 14, 2006 after posting $12,530.
March 22, 2006 at 1:06 pm
Mouth watering for more?
Because of the overwhelming success of its Fish Fry on March 10, Knights of Columbus Council 2409 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, March 24 to support the Hahnville High School Band's upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. Dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to until sold out at St. Anthony's Church on Angus Drive in Luling. The cost will be $6 per plate and will consist of fresh fried catfish, potato salad, corn and French bread, take-out or dine-in. Drinks and dessert will be available.
March 22, 2006 at 1:02 pm
Johnny Lewis, Jr., on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at his residence in Killona, LA. Son of Julia Lewis and the late Johnny Lewis, Sr. Brother of Michael A. Williams, Patricia L. (James) Downing, Gilbert Lewis, Navada L. (Rickie) Borne, Nathan (Foncella) and David Lewis. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 52 years. A native and resident of Killona, LA. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Canaan, Children of Israel and Bethlehem Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at Canaan Baptist Church. Rev. Henry Wolfe, Pastor, Officiating. Interment Bethlehem Cemetery, Hahnville, LA. Serviced by Robottom.
|Displaced Metairie man charged with indecent behavior
March 22, 2006 at 12:58 pm
A New Orleans area man, who was staying with a Luling family, was charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile.The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested John L. Smith III, 60, Metairie, on March 12 after someone witnessed him taking inappropriate photographs of a 6 year-old girl in Monsanto Park.
|Some spring pests have arrived early
March 22, 2006 at 12:56 pm
This year's mild winter and warming temperatures have set up the perfect scenario for an early emergence of various insect pests.
|Opportunityof a lifetime
March 15, 2006 at 3:55 pm
Two and a half years ago, Ian Robert was a junior at Hahnville, traveling the path that many 16 year olds take.
|Panic in davos world
March 15, 2006 at 2:59 pm
"Who is Karl Rove?" the puzzled fellow from Dubai inquired, on hearing he had a phone call waiting from the White House.
|Education is a Priority for Recovery
March 15, 2006 at 2:54 pm
Back in January, I visited Katrina evacuees in Atlanta. I vividly recall a conversation with one young mother, Shajuan Harris, who tightly held her child and tearfully told me about her top priority for recovery. Good schools were more important than housing, she said, adding that she would live in a shack if she could return to a better New Orleans school system.
|Who’ll be the next governor?
March 15, 2006 at 2:51 pm
It’s not too hard to figure out who two of the candidates in the next governor’s race will be. The incumbent Democrat Kathleen Blanco has already thrown her bonnet into the ring. And everyone expects Republican Cong. Bobby Jindall to repeat his candidacy from the last race.
|West bank of parish needs quick attention
March 15, 2006 at 2:49 pm
Residents of the west bank of St. Charles Parish can take solace in the fact that there is still some acreage left between its southernmost subdivisions and the Gulf of Mexico. But this stretch of deteriorating wetlands is all that stands between their inundation when a hurricane comes.
|Our Good Fortune May Cost Us
March 15, 2006 at 2:42 pm
It is hard to believe that nearly five years have passed since terrorists hijacked four airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and an open field in Pennsylvania.
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Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones became the second wrestler in his school’s history...
• Lady Wildcats roar into quarterfinals against Walker
• HHS trio qualifies for indoor track championships
• Destrehan falls in second round after Acadiana comeback
• Destrehan, Hahnville wrestlers win district championships
• Destrehan marches into playoffs
Luling slugger inducted into Loyola Hall of Fame - 673 views
A pillar of the St. Charles Parish community was recently inducted into the hall of fame at a local university on the merits of his baseball play in the late 1950s and early 1960s.