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Change coming to Paul Maillard

What started out as a vision from God for one local woman has now evolved into an outreach center that provides support for those struggling to find a place in life and for those who want to make their lives better.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Volunteers tackle 124 miles of trash

A total of 256 volunteers from community groups and industry covered 124 miles of the parish and filled 229 bags with roadside litter in the parish’s second annual Trash Bash.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:21 am
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‘Little Run’ entices young to bridge race

Over the years, the United Way of St. Charles’ annual bridge run has become the largest run over the Mississippi River in the country, but now organizers hope free food and a “Little Bridge Run” will attract even more participants.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Angry residents tell corps to stockpile clay elsewhere

Residents were outraged at a US Army Corps of Engineers meeting on Tuesday over the possibility of the corps stockpiling clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy. Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Council vote puts brakes on community center

The St. Charles Parish Council voted against hiring Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects to design a new community center in Luling because of questions about the selection process.
Now, the administration will have to begin what they called a time-consuming process all over again.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Breakfast fraternity dishes out pranks, politics over coffee

Six days a week, you can find them drinking coffee together on a long table in the middle of Teddy’s Diner having a spirited conversation.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Plenty of parents logging in to check student grades

As of early March, every school in the parish that serves 3rd grade or higher is fully equipped with a Parent Portal.
The portal allows parents to access real-time data about their child’s grades and attendance.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Making a difference

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:09 am
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75 marijuana plants found in Hahnville home

A 42-year-old Hahnville man was arrested after 75 marijuana plants were discovered in his home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Soldier, wife relive WWII-era St. Charles

“I was only 11 when the war started,” recalls June Wisher, 79, a LaPlace resident who grew up in St. Charles Parish. “It’s ingrained in my memory. I was at my grandparents’ house…It was a Sunday afternoon and they were listing to the radio.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Second time the charm for Luling park

The second time was the charm for Rathborne Park, with St. Charles Parish securing $150,000 in funding - that combined with $150,000 from development fees - will cover most of the park’s amenities.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm
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Destrehan woman charged with killing her two children

Dawn M. Wines, 22, of 231 Ormond Meadows Drive in Destrehan, was arrested on March 12 on a warrant from Arkansas for two counts of capital murder.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:20 pm
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Fashion Golf relies on family, volunteers to weather harsh times

Despite rain and slow economic times, one golf course in St. Charles Parish is doing well because of volunteer and family support.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:19 pm
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Text messages to minor lead to sex arrest

A Des Allemands man was arrested last week and booked with having sex with a 15-year-old girl, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 12:00 pm
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4 years later, wastewater a boon to wetlands

In a resolution issued by the Louisiana Wildlife Federation, the effectiveness of discharging wastewater into wetlands was called into question because of the perceived negative impacts the practice has caused in the Hammond area.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Tigers, Wildcats faced with new challenges as they enter district play

Last season, the senior-laded Wildcats captured a share of the 6-5A championship after tearing through district with a 13-2 record. Destrehan made it to the state quarterfinals before falling to district foe Dutchtown in a 5-4 heartbreaker.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
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Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.