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1,000 really cool places to see before you die - starting right here in St. Charles Parish

I was born in New Orleans, grew up in old Metairie and Kenner, and have lived in St. Rose for the past 23 years, but I’ve come to realize that there’s a lot about this area that I either don’t know or haven’t experienced.Read More...
April 11, 2007 at 1:08 pm
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Archdiocese: Hannan Responding Well To Therapy

NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Archbishop Phillip Hannan has been released from a Covington hospital. The 93-year-old suffered a stroke last Friday. He is now being treated at an intermediate care facility. Archdiocese spokesman the Rev. William Maestri said Hannan's movement and speech are improving and that he is responding well to therapy. Hannan served as archbishop of New Orleans from 1965 to 1989.- WDSU.com
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April 04, 2007 at 2:14 pm
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What does the resurrection of Jesus tell us about our future?

Two thousand years ago Christ was put to death on a cross and then miraculously rose from the dead 3 days later. Since that time, Christianity has flourished. Today 2.1 billion people consider themselves Christians. Taken as a whole, Christianity is now the largest religion in the world - yet only a remnant remains faithful to the Word. This "great apostasy was predicted in revelations.Read More...
April 04, 2007 at 2:12 pm
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Mayor wants to sell airport

Mayor Ray Nagin has said that he would like to sell Louis Armstrong Airport, which is located partly in St. Charles Parish, to the state. Read More...
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm
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Politics getting into high gear - - everywhere

Politics is in the air everywhere, it seems. And that includes Washington, Baton Rouge and St. Charles Parish.Read More...
April 04, 2007 at 2:02 pm
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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I thought you’d be interested in a new street sign that went up in Willowdale in Luling.Read More...
April 04, 2007 at 1:59 pm
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Schools millage endorsement

St. Charles Parish schools are among the best in the state. And if the good are to keep getting better, they need a steady source of income.Read More...
March 29, 2007 at 1:04 pm
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Road Home Web site hasn't been updated in a week

There seems to be no way for citizens to monitor and hold Governor Blanco's Road Home Program accountable.Read More...
March 29, 2007 at 1:02 pm
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Spirit Happenings

GET YOUR FISH DINNERS DURING LENT

Every Friday during lent the Knights of Columbus are frying fish throughout St. Charles Parish. locations include St. Charles Borremeo in Destrehan, Holy Family Church in Luling, the KC Hall on Spruce St. in Norco, and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis. Dinners for sale beginning at 5 p.m. First come, first served.
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March 28, 2007 at 4:37 pm
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Passion of Christ is revealed in a friend’s bicycle accident

A very dear friend of mine had a bike accident right before my eyes recently, and ended up having a few big and deep cuts around one of her eyes. Her husband and I rushed her to the emergency room, certain she would need a few good stitches. Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:36 pm
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‘Angel’ with cancer needs your help

I was first "introduced" to Angel Gordon when I saw her flyer on the door of a local convenience store. A photo of Angel with a shy little smile was next to the text, "Blood Drive on Behalf of Student/Cancer Patient". My heart broke. I signed up to be a donor and solicited family members to do the same.Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:05 pm
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16 years in community ed and Barbara STILL can’t paint a lick!

The school board sends out a schedule of community ed classes twice a year, and twice a year I feel like a kid planning her Christmas wish list out of the big Sears catalog. Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm
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Vision of Mary changed Houma trucker Louis Saia’s life

On Saturday, we went to the Saia Compound in Houma, where there was prayer, stations of the cross, rosary, Mass and more prayer.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:21 pm
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Governor takes the right course of action

Gov. Kathleen Blanco changed the political atmosphere in Louisiana considerably Tuesday night when she announced she would not seek re-election. Instead, she would pay all of her attention to getting Louisiana out of the many quagmires that have existed since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita laid their tolls.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 1:18 pm
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What to expect when you’re baptized in the Holy Spirit

A deeper union with God, greater love for others - and that’s just the beginning

Stir up the Holy Spirit in yourself and your teenagers - workshop this month.
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March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm
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Here are four steps to save Louisiana’s coast

With so much attention being paid to the deterioration of the Louisiana coast these days, it would seem there would be a great deal of work underway to stop it. But there isn’t.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:18 pm
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Lady Cats stay unbeaten, surge to Sugar Bowl championship
Lady Cats stay unbeaten, surge to Sugar Bowl championship
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Time was running out for Destrehan to come back in its Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic championship game against John Curtis, down 10 with less than four minutes remaining. And yet in the end, there was more than enough remaining for the Ladycats to turn up the heat and secure the win.