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Council members trade barbs through the mail

After trading barbs at a recent council meeting, council members Dennis Nuss and Paul Hogan have continued doing so through the mail.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:46 am
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HHS fire causes $100,000 in damage

A fire broke out in the Hahnville High School art room on June 24 around 3 a.m. and caused more than $100,000 in damage, according to school officials.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:45 am
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73-year-old dies in Airline wreck

A New Orleans man was killed last week in a two vehicle accident in Destrehan after authorities say he lost control of his truck and crossed into the path of a car on Airline Drive.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:43 am
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Luling publisher joins with Apple for eBook revolution

Luling-based Write2Grow became the first Louisiana publisher to be picked up by Apple, Inc. for its iTunes Book store, which will allow customers to purchase books online to read on their iPads, iPods, computers and eBook readers. Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:42 am
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Locals face tough choice when it comes to continuing Florida beach tradition

Now that oil has finally washed ashore on some of northwest Florida’s pristine beaches, St. Charles Parish residents are having to reconsider their annual summer trips to the coast.
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July 02, 2010 at 9:37 am
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Player’s death teaches team to cherish every moment

The death of Hahnville High School basketball player De’Vante Alexander sent shockwaves throughout the community and left his former teammates stunned by how quickly a life can be taken away. Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Spectacular fireworks show July 3

For almost two decades, parish residents have made an annual trek to the West Bank Bridge Park for an evening filled with music, food, fun, and most importantly, a fireworks show that lasts between 20 to 30 minutes.Read More...
July 02, 2010 at 9:32 am
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‘Having fun helping kids’ is what Jerusalem Shriners are all about

Many parishioners have been to the Jerusalem Shriners annual circus or car show, some have even been treated at a Shriners Hospital, but few really know what the Jerusalem Shriners are all about.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 1:44 pm
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Hollywood comes to St. Charles Parish Hospital

“The Fields,” which has since wrapped production in St. Charles Parish, shot a scene for the Texas thriller at St. Charles Parish Hospital.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:17 am
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United Way approves $2 million to fund local agencies

LULING, LA- United Way of St. Charles Board of Directors approved $2 million for the 2010-2011 fiscal year to fund direct services addressing the needs of St. Charles Parish.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:15 am
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Louisiana seafood is safe, experts say

Louisiana seafood is safe, and consumers don’t need to worry about the safety of eating Louisiana seafood following the oil spill, according to experts with the LSU AgCenter.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:14 am
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6 charged with East Bank vehicle burglaries

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made six arrests in connection with a recent spurt of vehicle burglaries on the East Bank, which likely broke up yet another theft ring, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:13 am
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Hotels take in overflow of oil cleanup workers

The overflow of oil cleanup workers in Grand Isle has spilled over to St. Charles, with a couple of hotels running near maximum capacity with cleanup crews.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:12 am
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Council wants town hall meeting on proposed barge fleet operation

The Parish Council will ask the Army Corps of Engineers for a town hall meeting to discuss a proposed barge-fleeting area in the Mississippi River adjacent to Hahnville.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:11 am
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Spahr’s donating proceeds to ‘Friends of Grand Isle’

With an uncertain future hanging over the entire seafood industry in Louisiana, Spahr’s Seafood is making a huge sacrifice. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:10 am
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Teens face tough summer job market

Teens in St. Charles Parish will have to make looking for a job a full-time job if they hope to land one of those coveted positions this summer.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:09 am
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Mennonites keeping faith in the bayou country
Mennonites keeping faith in the bayou country
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It was "with a small beginning and lots of faith" when Chester Wenger started the Des Allemands Mennonite Church in 1918 and it's still running on faith 80 years later.