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Report cards obsolete?

As soon as next year, parents may be able to view their children's grades from the comfort of their own living room without having to wait for quarterly reports.Read More...
April 30, 2008 at 9:21 am
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Finally Home

Last year, two St. Charles Parish Marines bid farewell to their loved ones and boarded a plane for Camp LeJeune, N.C. before getting sent overseas for a tour of duty in Iraq.
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April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
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Finance director headed to Jefferson

St. Charles Parish finance director Lorrie Toups has been hired to fill the accounting director's position in Jefferson Parish. She plans to resign from her current position with the parish once the appointment is made official at the next Jefferson Parish council meeting on May 6.Read More...
April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
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Video bingo out of parish

Luling’s Video Bingo Palace closed its doors last Tuesday night, and no other video bingo business will be allowed to open in the parish again without permission from the St. Charles Parish Council.
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April 30, 2008 at 9:20 am
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“Mudbugs” serve as unique mentors to their peers

New Sarpy's Mudbug Mentors recently received an honorary proclamation from the St. Charles Parish Council because of their outstanding leadership skills.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
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St. Charles to Baton Rouge bike project stalls

The expansion of the East Bank bike path from the St. Charles Parish line in Destrehan to East Baton Rouge Parish has been put on hold because there was no money in the federal budget this year to start the study. Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 12:41 pm
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New Sarpy the beautiful

A lump of dirt and clay will will serve as the foundation for a gazebo and pavilion to be constructed for seniors, and is the first of many area beautification projects slated for New Sarpy.
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April 23, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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East Bank not a political hurdle for St. Pierre

Though V.J. St. Pierre is the first parish president from the East Bank, the war veteran doesn't believe that he faced any extra hurdles because he came from that side of the river.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 10:51 am
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Schools cut out the junk

Parents will begin staggering through local stores in the next couple months in search of those ever elusive school supplies. But when they begin that trek through the store, they need to make sure to avoid the junk food aisle.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Check snafu

A check registry showing exactly what the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department did with their money last year has been modified, with several names on the report lined through with a permanent black marker.
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April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Des Allemands man grows monster crawfish

A Des Allemands businessman has taken crawfish farming to a higher level, and this year it's paying off. He's growing giant crawfish the likes of which have never been grown locally.
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April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Spillway wildlife may move into neighborhoods

Those living near the Bonnet Carré Spillway might see a stream of animals headed their way as spillway wildlife flee the newly flooded areas.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 8:23 am
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Destrehan software guru survives helicopter crash

Destrehan native Jack Cali didn’t think twice when he traded racing Corvettes around a Nevada speedway for a helicopter-style view of the western United States.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm
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Death of 8-year-old child highlights abuse prevention

Keep telling and telling and telling until somebody listens.
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April 16, 2008 at 2:48 pm
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Government could soon have power to ban nicotine

Landmark legislation making its way to the House floor would shift responsibility of regulating tobacco products to the Food and Drug Administration, which will likely lead to bigger warning labels and the removal of dangerous additives in cigarettes.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 2:18 pm
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Outspoken councilwoman doing her best for East Bank

Carolyn Schexnaydre, councilwoman-at-large from the East Bank, has been embroiled in a lot of controversy lately because of a resolution she wrote urging an investigation to clear Councilman and St. Rose Fire Chief Larry Cochran, along with his department.
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April 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.