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St. Charles 4-H goes for gold at achievement day

After participating in contests, educational events, and service activities all year long, St. Charles Parish 4-H members came together to celebrate the ending of the 2009-2010 year by not only competing in contests but also receiving gold medals, trophies, plaques, ribbons, and certificates for their year long achievement at the annual 4-H Achievement Day held at Hahnville High School in Boutte.Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:56 pm
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Prune for air movement before hurricanes come

Rene Schmit is a County Agent for the LSU AgCenter.Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:55 pm
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KC presents check to local non-profits

Mr. Warren Louque of the Knights of Columbus, Red Church Council Norco Division presented a donation check to the Arc of St. Charles and the Special Olympics Louisiana. Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:42 pm
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Civil Air Patrol gets ready for hurricanes

The Louisiana Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members are preparing for the hurricane season that began on June 1. Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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Sweet potato growers optomistic about 2010 crop

Farmers have finished planting much of Louisiana’s sweet potato crop, and its success is crucial to many farmers who are struggling financially after two bad years. Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:38 pm
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Monsanto donates $8,000 to Wetland Watchers

Harry Hurst Middle announced it has received $8,000 from the Monsanto Fund, a private foundation and the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, to fund activities involved with the nationally recognized Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm
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VIP: Katie Pintado and Alexa Romero

Katie Pintado and Alexa Romero were accepted into the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA) for the 2010-2011 school year. Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:35 pm
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Nuccio-Rochelle Wedding

Elizabeth Anne Nuccio of Slidell and Dr. Jared Matthew Rochelle of Destrehan exchanged wedding vows on May 22, 2010 at St. Benilde Church in Metairie with Msgr. Earl Gauthreaux officiating. A reception followed at The Balcony.Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:32 pm
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Book Review: 'Gravity's Rainbow'

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June 17, 2010 at 3:30 pm
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Creative recipes for fresh tomatoes

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June 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm
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What sets the Creole tomato above the rest?

With the summer months came the busy season for area farmers' markets, but it was not just the warm weather and bearing plants that drew locals to the markets. It was the promise of the season's first batch of Creole tomatoes.Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:27 pm
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Child advocates desperately needed in St. Charles Parish

Many of Child Advocacy Services’ programs rely on volunteers, especially the Court Appointed Child Advocates program, or CASA.Read More...
June 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm
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Tour hopes to attract people to gardens 5 years after Katrina

Whether it is palms or camellias, native or exotic plants and trees, butterfly, Japanese or train gardens, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park is the place to begin a very special Odyssey of southern gardens. New Orleans has always been a “green” city, but has become even more so since Katrina.
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June 10, 2010 at 9:51 am
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United Way awards scholarships, names chair

United Way of St. Charles awarded LIVE UNITED scholarships to six St. Charles Parish high school graduates in May.Read More...
June 10, 2010 at 9:51 am
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Catfish pageant winners announced

The Louisiana Catfish Festival Baby and Youth Pageant was held in May in Des Allemands.Read More...
June 10, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
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Destrehan's season came to an end Friday night as a furious rally came up just short of tying its Class 5A second round playoff game with Barbe, which held on for a 22-14 Class 5A playoff victory at DHS to advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals.