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No pain, no gain

They practice for hours after school in the August heat. They spend weeks of their summer training for the upcoming football season. Finally, they get to take the field for the first time to perform on Friday night in front of their peers and fans. They're not football players. They are members of the marching band.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Pets of the Week

Parish dogs, Lil Bit and Emma, are up for adoption.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:19 am
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Crowning glory

The 52nd Annual St. Charles Parish Festival Pageant took place on August 8, crowning the latest in a long line of Queens.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:17 am
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Book Review: 'The Lovely Bones'

Reviewed by Victoria PalamoneRead More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:15 am
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Book Review: 'Kidnapped'

Reviewed by Tyler LiretteRead More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Knights of Columbus elect new officers

The Knight of Columbus St. Charles Council 2409 recently held its installation of officers and awards banquet.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Matherne-Caire wedding

Jourdia Lindsey Matherne and Benjamin Randle Caire exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. The Reverend Mark Wiesner served as the officiant. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:25 am
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Dolese-Cologne wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dolese of Luling and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Cologne of Des Allemands announce the marriage of their children, Megan Drew Dolese and Barry A. Cologne Jr.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Fighting crime together

The 27th Annual National Night Out Against Crime took place on August 3 with over 20 parish residents holding parties.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Recipe: Fettuccine Primavera

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August 05, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Raffle for playhouse will help children across River Parishes

For the second year, Child Advocacy Services (CAS) is raffling off a playhouse for children in an effort to raise money. The design for the 2010 playhouse was revealed recently. Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:21 am
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Girls wanna have fun

Des Allemands girls Savanna Barbee and Kate Induni have always been interested in helping their community. That is one reason why Girls Scouts has played a large part in the two high school girls' lives.Read More...
August 05, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Baker-Tregre engagement

Carol Anne Baker and Gerald Paul Tregre are pleased to announce their engagement.Read More...
July 29, 2010 at 10:20 am
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Making the grade

As a kindergarten teacher at New Sarpy Elementary School, Karen Tweedy never thought she would be working with her students again as adults.

As a kindergarten student in Tweedy's class, Ashley Noustens had a dream of becoming a teacher "just like Mrs. Tweedy."

Now Tweedy and Noustens will be working together at New Sarpy Elementary. Read More...
July 29, 2010 at 9:05 am
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VIPs: Military

Army Pvt. Markell A. Jones and Army Pvt. Sterling D. Antoine have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Read More...
July 29, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Book Review: 'Neighbors' by Jan T. Gross

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July 29, 2010 at 9:00 am
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This cookie crumbled and then became a Peruvian dream
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It was late at night, after the children went to sleep, that Pamela Burford quietly started cooking Peruvian sweets in her Luling kitchen.