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150 arts and crafts booths sell wares at Destrehan Fest

The 39th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival will kick off on Saturday with what organizers hope will be a record-breaking crowd.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Hwy. 90 boat launch put on hold

While approving the parish’s $145 million budget on Monday, the council also re-affirmed its decision to take the $450,000 set aside for a new Luling boat launch and move it to the general fund.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:43 am
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Soldier’s wife wants a yellow ribbon tied on every house

The wife of a soldier deployed overseas is challenging St. Charles Parish residents and businesses to show their patriotic spirit from Veteran’s Day until Christmas in honor of the seven soldiers that will finally return home next month.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:41 am
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20-point fourth quarter gives ESJ 41-16 win over Hahnville

A pair of huge interception returns that totaled 175 yards and two touchdowns helped the East St. John Wildcats knock off Hahnville 41-16 on Friday night. But it wasn’t just the Wildcats defense that came up big, their offense put on a clinic, mixing the run and pass to perfection on their way to the victory.

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November 05, 2010 at 10:22 pm
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How did Black Prince Island get it’s name?

After receiving numerous emails and phone calls regarding the Air Force jet that crashed into Mud Lake in the early 1950s, the Herald-Guide is asking for community help in solving another area mystery.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:14 pm
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Man charged with bilking Destrehan home owner

A Destrehan man was arrested after authorities say he received more than $10,000 to perform home renovations and then failed to perform any work.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:13 pm
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Grave Blessing

Father Joseph Duc Dzien blesses graves on All Saints Day at St. Gertrude Cemetery. Read More...
November 04, 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Scam seeks account info through email, fake web page

Many residents around the parish have received an email purporting to be from First National Bank USA that tells them that their account has been suspended, but the bank is warning customers that it would never send such an email.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:11 pm
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Family stunned by son’s brain tumor, friends chip in to help

Co-workers and friends know Stacy and Jay Sessions of Destrehan as being “the nicest people you would ever want to know,” but tragedy struck them last month when their 8-year-old son Brady was diagnosed with a temporal lobe brain tumor.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:10 pm
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Arrest made in birthday party shooting

A Killona man who had been sought in connection with a shooting at a child’s birthday party last year has been arrested, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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Cruising for a good cause

For kids like Adam Linebarger, life can be difficult. Adam, 7, has Spina Bifida, a birth defect that has no cure and a wide range of conditions associated with it including mobility impairments, bowel and bladder complications, tendonitis and learning disabilities.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Parish has 68 sex offenders

There are 68 convicted sex offenders currently living in St. Charles Parish, and the fact that national statistics point to 50 percent of them re-offending makes that number even scarier.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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LES teacher says test scores, race reason students avoiding school

According to a Luling Elementary School teacher, students are avoiding the school not only because of its low scores on state testing, but also because of race.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Record-setting 162 teams will Battle for the Paddle on Thursday (Oct. 5)
Record-setting 162 teams will Battle for the Paddle on Thursday (Oct. 5)
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The 162 teams signed up for this year’s Battle for the Paddle, and an anticipated 8,000 people attending the event, will break in a new location on Thursday.