Player of the Week Off to college and beyond ... with Eric LeBlanc
January 24, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Player of the week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is LSU swimmer and DHS grad Kevin Braud who won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 49.08 seconds and the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:47.36 at the Texas A&M meet on Saturday. He also placed second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:30.83) and sixth in the 100-yard butterfly (51.07).

GO BABY! Guy Breaux of Luling roots for, well ... YOU know. Season ends, but future is bright for the black and gold
January 24, 2007 at 1:17 pm
While some will be disappointed about the way the Saints ended this magical season, some will also look forward to the future for this football team.

Play ball! Play ball!
January 24, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Softball is in full swing

Softball practice is under way at Destrehan High School and new coach Jacob Thompson has high hopes for his dedicated team.

WHO DAT love dem Saints? WE DAT
January 24, 2007 at 1:01 pm
The clock finally struck midnight for the Cinderella New Orleans Saints.

Ask Nattie
January 24, 2007 at 12:58 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to

DC think tank: Louisiana economy is a stinker
January 24, 2007 at 12:57 pm
A Washington study group has trashed Louisiana’s business climate for the second time in as many years, saying the state’s economy continues to lag behind other states in three key areas.

High-powered speakers on tap for insurance ‘boot camp’
January 24, 2007 at 12:53 pm
Louisiana’s Legislative Women’s Caucus launches its first annual “Boot Camp” on insurance and economic development Jan. 27.

NOW THAT’S A PIE. Jacqueline Diaz knows a little something about pizzas - as owner of Rotolo’s Pizzeria, in Luling, she serves them up every day. Your favorite pizza topping reveals the hidden you
January 24, 2007 at 12:52 pm
The toppings you order up for your pizza reveal your personality with pinpoint accuracy, says a psychologist.

CRACK-COCAINE driver booked after wild car chase, say police
January 24, 2007 at 12:41 pm
It wasn’t the Dukes of Hazzard - it was the real thing.

IT’S OFFICIAL Snookie’s running for parish president
January 24, 2007 at 12:36 pm
The cat is finally out of the bag: Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux, vice chairman for St. Charles Parish, says he’s runing for parish president.

High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting High schoolers stop by Rotary Club meeting
January 24, 2007 at 12:34 pm
LULING - Hahnville and Destrehan High School students interested in the field of education were guests at the St. Charles Rotary Club.

January 24, 2007 at 12:32 pm
Sacred Heart School seventh grader Jimmy Antin is the winner of the geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Antin will go to regional competition.

Can you top this?
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
Mark Scoggins loves cowboys and the Wild West, and his prize possession is a rare postcard that advertises the Wild West show that Buffalo Bill Cody took to Bologna, Italy, in 1906.

Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders Technology rocks for Mimosa 2nd graders
January 24, 2007 at 12:31 pm
LULING - Andrea Cox and Melody Voitier's second grade students from Mimosa Park Elementary participate in a comparing and contrasting lesson as they learn to use handheld computers.

Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo Kewl dog and pony show at Borromeo
January 24, 2007 at 12:30 pm
DESTREHAN - The early childhood students of St. Charles Borromeo School finished their religion unit, God’s Gift of Animals, with a visit from Stacy Chiasson, her horses and dog.

Read why these teens are playing with cars Read why these teens are playing with cars
January 24, 2007 at 12:29 pm
BOUTTE - HHS Students in Kade Rogers’ physical science class use toy cars to figure out speed, velocity and distance.

Oh, when the saints, come marching in ... Oh, when the saints, come marching in ...
January 24, 2007 at 12:26 pm
PARADIS - Can you guess the name of the jazz classic that R. J. Vial Elementary students Briar Falgoust and Julia Caro, and band director Darlin Brady-Caro are tooting on their trumpets?

January 24, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Mardi Gras
Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. All riders will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel located at 13889 River Rd. Entry fees: $600 for large floats and $400 for small floats. Information: Call Debbie Dufrense Vial at 985-785-8273.

Work to begin on Motiva’s $500M Maurepas Pipeline by end of this year
Work to begin on Motiva’s $500M Maurepas Pipeline by end of this year
Construction will begin on Motiva’s $500 million Maurepas Pipeline in the fourth quarter of this year.