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St. Charles Catholic High School bases lessons on traveling exhibit on Michelangelo

Reproductions of the paintings and sculpture of Michelangelo are featured in a traveling display until Nov. 14 in the foyer of St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace. The Renaissance master's image of the creation is being used to frame discussions of how art informs theology. Brother Gerald Ho

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2017-11-22 09:00:00

Using OpenACC to Parallelize Real Code

Walk through building a real-world OpenACC, a high-level, directive-based programming model for C/C++ and Fortran, program. Save 35% off the list price* of the related book or multi-format eBook (EPUB + MOBI + PDF) with discount code ARTICLE. * See informit.com/terms In this chapter, you'll parallel

INFORMIT - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

The TRAPPIST-1 System : Orbital Evolution , Tidal Dissipation , Formation and Habitability

TRAPPIST-1 System We study the dynamical evolution of the TRAPPIST-1 system under the influence of orbital circularization through tidal interaction with the central star. We find that systems with parameters close to the observed one evolve into a state where consecutive planets are linked by first

ASTROBIOLOGY.COM - 2017-11-22 03:31:00

Woman seeking damages after falling in Kmart

GRETNA - A woman claims that she was injured in the Jefferson Parish Kmart when she slipped and fell in the store. Tammie Landry filed a suit on Nov. 7 against Kmart Corporation and its unnamed insurance company in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging negligence. According to the claim, the pla

LOUISIANARECORD.COM - 2017-11-21 21:50:53

13 Mystery Anime That Would Even Baffle Sherlock

Whether it's supernatural forces or gruesome murders, mystery anime focuses on the unresolved questions surrounding characters and their efforts to find answers. From deadly diseases and events to someone's sinister past, these anime characters are on the path to learn the truth and nothing will get

WIKIA.COM - 2017-11-21 18:45:03

Queen Sugar 's Rutina Wesley Is Engaged

Rutina Wesley, who stars in the OWN series Queen Sugar, just got engaged! Wesley announced her engagement in a series of photos in a single Instagram post. She is engaged to New Orleans native Chef Shonda. The two likely met during production of Queen Sugar, which films in LaPlace, Louisiana. In the

REFINERY29 - 2017-11-21 18:15:00

American Legion blood drive , collection for Veterans Home on Dec. 2

The American Legion Post 131 will host a Mr. Charlie Oubre Jr. Memorial Blood Drive with the Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the post, 103 Million Ave., Luling. Donors are encouraged to eat a healthy meal prior to donating and bring a photo ID. Individuals taking medications for high

HERALDGUIDE.COM - 2017-11-21 14:05:12

Police : Juveniles found in poor health , stepmom arrested for abuse

A Laplace woman was arrested Friday for cruelty after police say a juvenile was found wandering alone and in poor health. Lawanda Wilson, 46, was arrested Nov. 17 after officers responded to a home on Grant Drive in LaPlace in reference to a juvenile who was found wondering the area, alone and in po


Traffic Alert : Truck spills nails on Bonnet Carre Spillway

Traffic was brought to a crawl on Monday morning after a truck spilled nails onto the Bonnet Carre Spillway 2 miles east of the Laplace area The right westbound lane was closed while crews worked to sweep away the debris. Drivers may remember a similar incident in September. I-10 EB at Bonnabel was


‎LaPlace‏ chemical plant emissions will be `` significantly reduced '' in coming months : report

The Denka Performance Elastomer plant in LaPlace will be shut down for a month as a regenerative thermal oxidizer is installed to reduce the plant's chloroprene emissions. A LaPlace chemical plant being sued by St. John the Baptist Parish residents will shut down for a month, starting Monday (Nov.


JPSO : ‎LaPlace‏ man waiting for oil change at Metairie car service store shot after punching customer

A LaPlace man was shot Saturday afternoon in Metairie after arguing with another man and punching him while waiting to get his car oil changed. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said the incident happened around noon at the Take 5 Oil Change store in the 3900 block of Airline Drive. Mark Duncan,


Deacon Clement Danet

Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Deacon Clement Danet, known to many as Uncle Butch, Butchie or Clem, who passed away on Nov. 7, 2017. Deacon Clement Danet is survived by his sisters, Marie Elvina Aubain and Marie Evelyn Aubain; sisters-in-law, Anne Marie Danet and Romea Danet; br


Several men caught harvesting polluted oysters in Lake Borgne

State wildlife agents cited 16 men for allegedly harvesting oysters in a polluted area of Lake Borgne on Thursday (Nov. 16). According to the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, agents responded to a complaint about six boats harvesting oysters from polluted seed ground near Half Moon Islan


What If God Were A Giant Game Of Plinko ?

Jean, a contestant on "The Wall," won $1.1 million. Ben Cohen / NBC The holiest series on television is a game show with millions up for grabs. It's called "The Wall," and it comes back on the air for a third season Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST on NBC. In its glitzy, 42-minute episodes, we catch a glim


Air of Uncertainty : Residents claim traces of ` likely carcinogen ' found inside their bodies

Residents living next to a manufacturing plant in St. John the Baptist Parish say lab tests found traces of a likely carcinogen in their bodies. The Environmental Protection Agency classifies the chemical chloroprene as a likely carcinogen. The EPA says 99 percent of chloroprene emissions in the n


Title : A Friendly Smoothed Analysis of the Simplex Method

Abstract: Explaining the excellent practical performance of the simplex method for linear programming has been a major topic of research for over 50 years. One of the most successful frameworks for understanding the simplex method was given by Spielman and Teng (JACM `04), who the developed the noti


Football fireworks end in gunfire for ‎LaPlace‏ man

KENNER - A disturbance that started with young children during a football game ended with a LaPlace man behind bars, arrested for shooting a teenager, police said. Kenner Police Officers responded to the shooting outside the Malcolm Kenner Apartments at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, learning an altercation with


Guyana native spreads Gospel , Christmas joy in ‎LaPlace‏

LAPLACE - Jamacia David is collecting donation-filled shoeboxes this week to benefit underprivileged children around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child, and she knows firsthand the impact the boxes will have on those who receive them. Though she currently lives in LaPlace, David resided


SCC builds Chapel : New addition seats 150 , allows students & faculty to cultivate faith

LAPLACE - Following a blessing and dedication scheduled for Jan. 30, St. Charles Catholic High School's new Chapel will serve as the heart of the campus, allowing up to 150 students at a time to gather for prayer and celebration of the Mass. Community members were invited to preview the Chapel Tuesd


Local youngsters take on Challenge Camp

LAPLACE - From Nov. 1-3, seventh through eighth grade St. John 4-Hers attended Challenge Camp, which provides an opportunity to meet other members and grow together with a number of challenges done as a team. Campers were divided into eight teams and with a list of challenges. After each challenge,