Spirit Weekly




How children were taught to love God 150 years ago
December 01, 2006 at 11:37 am
Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.

Real Estate Transactions
December 01, 2006 at 11:29 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions took place at the end of October and November.

Sheriff's Reports
December 01, 2006 at 11:27 am
Deputies report that “someone was tackled from behind by three men, robbed and cut with a knife in front of a business in Destrehan on Nov. 17. Anyone with information should call the sheriff’s office at 783-1135.

Kidnap suspect nabbed in Norco
December 01, 2006 at 11:25 am
A Killona man wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a Luling woman this month was caught in Norco by the St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputies and the U.S. Marshal’s service.

More flights in the offing at NOIA, says official
December 01, 2006 at 11:23 am
In an effort to recover from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) is planning new incentives to return the airport's economy to its pre-Katrina level.

Christmas concert rings in the season
December 01, 2006 at 11:18 am
DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of the River Parishes concerts are scheduled at the Ormond Country Club in Desterhan for Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 with a cash bar at 6 p.m., a dinner at 7 p.m. and the concert at 8 p.m.

Norco Christmas parade is back
December 01, 2006 at 11:17 am
NORCO - Come join in on all fun at the Norco Christmas Parade set to roll on Dec. 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pick me! Pick me! Farmer of the Year
December 01, 2006 at 11:16 am
BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is accepting nominations for the 2007 Farmer of the Year competition through Dec. 15.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
December 01, 2006 at 11:13 am
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center, 1940 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan.

100 years of student life at LSU
December 01, 2006 at 11:10 am
BATON ROUGE - Remember when with Louisiana State University's 'Glimpses of Student Life' art gallery now open through Dec. 14 at the LSU Union Art Gallery in Baton Rouge.

Holiday concert lead by local singers
December 01, 2006 at 11:09 am
HAMMOND - The Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy's Concert Choir will perform 'Music for the Holidays' Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at Hammond's First Baptist Church, 410 West Morris Street.

Make merry music with the LOP
December 01, 2006 at 11:08 am
KENNER - Celebrate the holidays with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Casual Classics Holiday' program on Dec. 6 at The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

Know what Santa eats for breakfast?
December 01, 2006 at 11:07 am
KENNER - Find out at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner on Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. when he sits down with you for breakfast.

Santa Claus is coming to town
December 01, 2006 at 11:06 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Bayou Gauche boat parade is set for Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. and everyone is invited including Santa.

YOU’RE invited to an elegant evening out
December 01, 2006 at 11:03 am
HAHNVILLE - The Council on Aging will hold its Christmas Cotillion on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holiday craft days for kids at the library
December 01, 2006 at 11:00 am
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library has holiday craft days for ages 10 and up.

Christmas trees now on sale in Destrehan
December 01, 2006 at 10:59 am
DESTREHAN - Mountain Village Christmas Trees, 1900 Ormond Blvd., is now open everyday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and till 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

It's beginning to feel like Christmas
December 01, 2006 at 10:57 am
LULING - Join the Rotary Club and your neighbors at the annual tree lighting ceremony

Sports

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In memory of a star
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Dressing for success for school
Dressing for success for school
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With five children to dress for school, Christina Moore of Boutte eagerly picked out uniforms Saturday at St. Charles Parish’s first Back To School Uniform Giveaway.