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Ten-year-old reaises $800 for breast cancer research

When Roz Eiswirth was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2009, she knew her family would be upset.

She didn't know that her 10-year-old granddaughter, Dani Templet, would take such an active role in her recovery and in raising the community's awareness of breast cancer.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Finally sunny at Krewe du Market

The German Coast Farmers' Market held the 4th Annual Kid Krewe du Market on Saturday, Feb. 6.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Parishioners march in D.C.

St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth members carried this banner as they joined over 300,000 people from around the country in Washington, DC for the 37th Annual March For Life. Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:59 am
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Luling girls meet "Cake Boss"

During a Thanksgiving week trip to New York, the group traveled to New Jersey to meet TLC's Buddy, "The Cake Boss." Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:56 am
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Wanted: Louisiana's longest married couple

Louisiana Family Forum is searching for Louisiana’s Longest Known Married Couple. Every year, during National Marriage week, Feb. 7-14, 2010, LFF honors the longest-known married couple found in the state of Louisiana.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:53 am
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Destrehan High School Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Nicole Hall, a graduate of Destrehan High School and Louisiana State University, has been teaching social studies at Destrehan High School since 2002.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:52 am
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Students help homeless by sleeping in boxes

After being delayed earlier this month due to cold weather, Hahnville High School's "Sleep in a Box" event will finally take place Thursday, Jan. 28.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:51 am
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Satellite Center to hold open house on Feb. 3

The Satellite Center will be holding an open house on Feb. 3 from 5-8 p.m.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Girl Scout cookie sale began Jan. 15

The annual Girl Scout cookie sale started on Jan. 15 and cookie deliveries will start on Feb. 26.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:51 pm
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First Baptist Church in Paradis will have a new pastor on Jan. 30

The First Baptist Church Family of Paradis will have a new pastor next month. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm
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Krewe of Des Allemands keeps tradition alive with annual Mardi Gras dance

The Krewe of Des Allemands held its annual Mardi Gras dance on Jan. 16 and celebrated, despite the fact that participation in the krewe's parade is dwindling.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 3:49 pm
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First baby of the new year at River Parishes Hospital

River Parishes Hospital welcomed its first baby of the New Year, Gabriella Marie Bivona, on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 10:40 a.m. Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Parish libraries offer game days for kids and adults

Since the Nintendo Wii gaming system was introduced in 2006, it has quickly become one of the most popular game consoles for teenagers. The St. Charles Parish Library thinks that young people are not the only ones who can enjoy the Wii.Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Krewe stays ‘Young at Heart’ by getting down at annual ball

The St. Charles Council on Aging and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the 14th Annual Krewe of Young at Heart Ball on Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Jerusalem Shrine Center in Destrehan. Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 8:57 am
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HHS Teacher of the Year named

Hahnville High School announced Mrs. Deborah Unger as their 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year. Unger has been a teacher at Hahnville High School for five years. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Luling girl first to bring national title home to LA

Carly Ann Fricken has won her share of pageants in the past year.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.