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Recycling program a big hit

Because of increased demand, St. Charles Parish has added yet another permanent recycling bin in Luling in order take pressure off two other bins that are constantly stuffed with recyclables.
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July 08, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Lung cancer symptoms can be hard to detect

In the United States, one in ever 16 women will be diagnosed with lung cancer. Stacey Dantin, 48, of Des Allemands joined that statistic in April, and now she and her family are fighting for her life with everything they have.
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July 08, 2011 at 9:17 am
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River destroys Spillway Road

The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway has left Spillway Road in bad shape and with more damage than the road suffered in 2008, according to Renee Simpson, St. Charles Parish spokeswoman.
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July 08, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Schools adapt to tech explosion

Starting this fall, the rules about technology will change for some St. Charles Parish students.
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July 08, 2011 at 9:11 am
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Music, fun & Catfish

Each July, thousands of people head to Des Allemands to pay tribute to the area's fishing legacy by enjoying a wide-variety of dishes including catfish platters, catfish sauce piquant and catfish po-boys during the Louisiana Catfish Festival.
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July 08, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Boutte man charged with kidnapping woman, 3-year-old

A Boutte man has been charged with simple kidnapping after police say he grabbed a woman and her child and forced them into his car.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Recent rains not enough to hatch mosquito eggs

Mosquito populations are not expected to increase due to recent small rains in St. Charles Parish.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Driver’s ed brings out worst in licensed drivers

With the summer months upon us, hundreds of teenage drivers will be hitting the road for the first time during driver's education courses.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Construction underway on $200 million plant

Construction on a $200 million hydrogen plant in Luling is underway and a pipeline, which will deliver the hydrogen throughout the area, is scheduled to begin construction in July.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Biologists search spillway for ‘relic of dinosaur age’

Biologists with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have spent the last two weeks scouring the receding water of the Bonnet Carre Spillway for an endangered species of fish that is considered to be a relic of the dinosaur era.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Gator attacks Destrehan man fishing in spillway

A Destrehan man was attacked by a 4-foot alligator in the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Sunday, but he only suffered minor injuries.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Extravagant fireworks show to light up sky

For more than two decades, parish residents have made an annual trek to the West Bank Bridge Park during the Fourth of July weekend for an evening filled with music, food, fun, and most importantly, a fireworks show that lasts between 20 to 30 minutes.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Investors set July opening date for Grand Ridge club

Though investors had hoped to have Grand Ridge Golf Club in Willowdale up and running on June 1, the grand opening celebration will now kick off with a tournament on July 30.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Path cleared for Ashton assisted living center

Construction will finally begin this September on an assisted living center that has been in the works for seven years.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Fast TRACK to Harvard

When he was only 9 years old, Jarvis Harris made a name for himself in track and field by winning the gold medal in the long jump at the Southern AAU Junior Olympics Regional Track Meet.
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June 24, 2011 at 2:16 pm
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Dont be alarmed: IMTT holding training drill Saturday

East Bank residents shouldn’t get alarmed if they see smoke rising from the IMTT building in St. Rose.

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June 24, 2011 at 11:36 am
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Beloved teacher 'Sheffie' has amazing story
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As Sal Digirolamo recently went through his Norco Civic Association files, he found a long lost copy of a speech from Ethel Schoeffner's retirement ceremony.