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Luling researcher’s discovery could change the world

The limitations of elderly citizens could be changed forever if a unique drug pioneered by Ochsner Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Robert Gensure proves as successful on humans as it has been on mice.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Madere’s vows to fight on

By Joe Paul
Since 1924, Madere’s Garage has been in business in St. Charles Parish, and in the late 1950s, the business sold its first automobile.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Building a future

Carmen Brown grew up in the Boutte projects, and though she may have made some mistakes in her past, she was able to get out and make a life for herself. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Birthday leads to Killona shooting

A 1-year-old toddler’s birthday party will forever be marred with snapshot images of blood and the echoing sound of gunshots after a verbal altercation between two men turned violent.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:54 am
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Luling barber shop makes the ‘cut’ for 20 years

Priding themselves on 20 years of quality barber services, Craig’s Barber Shop in Luling strives to give each customer a great cut without exhausting their day.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:47 am
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PMS gets down, dirty for cancer patients

Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher - and that’s where Cherie Doyle’s professional maid service, PMS, steps in.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:41 am
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With Ochsner’s help, hospital opens expanded health center, blood bank

The partnership between Ochsner and St. Charles Parish Hospital continues to pay big dividends, leading to the creation of a new health center, a blood bank and the addition of yet another Ochsner doctor and nurse practitioner.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:34 am
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Despite struggles, community center dream lives on

Reanda Fields’ vision of developing a youth center where kids can gather after school and during the summer months is a dream that continues to live on.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:33 am
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Is Des Allemands hiding Civil War train?

Rumors of a Civil War train buried beneath the floor of Bayou Des Allemands have lived on through the generations by word of mouth.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:30 am
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Ashton Plantation called perfect spot for assisted living center

It has been seven years since the building of an assisted-living center was identified as a long-term goal for the parish, but now the pieces seem in place to finally make the center a reality.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:28 am
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Not yet ‘for sale,’ but church drawing interest

Although “for sale” signs have yet to be posted near the historical St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling, talk of the building becoming available for purchase has sparked interest from local residents.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:25 am
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Parish seeks local agencies to receive emergency funds

St. Charles Parish has been chosen to receive $11,591.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the parish. Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:24 am
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Paradis library moves one step closer to reality

In a close, 5-3 vote, the St. Charles Parish Council authorized the parish Library Board to hire Norman Chenevert & Associates to design a library in Paradis.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:19 am
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Parish picking up lunch tab for teens, children

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens 18 years and under receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 10:18 am
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Lung association gives parish failing grade

Breathing the air around St. Charles Parish could be hazardous to your health, especially if you are battling existing lung disorders such as asthma or pulmonary disease.
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May 27, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Hollywood comes to town

Bayou Gauche will make an appearance in upcoming Hollywood blockbuster “Jonah Hex,” which stars Josh Brolin, John Malkovich and Megan Fox and is scheduled for release next year.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Monsanto expansion will create 2,100 jobs
Monsanto expansion will create 2,100 jobs
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Calling it a “unique opportunity” for Monsanto Co., engineering work for the company’s near $1 billion expansion of its Luling manufacturing site will begin in August.