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Jesus shows us our true dignity and identity as children of God

Recently, I found myself longing to hold baby Jesus as I was contemplating this Advent-Christmas Season, but in discipline I chose to wait until Christmas Eve to “unwrap” this great gift. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Mother humbled by thousands who attended son's funeral after tragic death

When thousands of people appeared at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands to pay their respects to Bart Dufrene Jr., Sarah Abadie wept as she recounted what it meant to her to see the many lives her son had touched.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am
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Hahnville's NFL star bringing toys to single-parent kids

As a member of the NFL's Carolina Panthers, LaRon Byrd is certainly a busy man these days as he and his teammates try to push for a strong finish to the regular season. But a busy schedule hasn't made Byrd forget where he came from - nor his desire to help others. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am
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St. Charles boasts it’s own St. Nicks

It’s no wonder Santa Claus knows when you’ve been bad or good. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 5:00 am
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Refinery tax being ‘vetted’ by legislators

With some lawmakers already getting cold feet over the idea of a personal income tax change in 2017, a small circle of political players are starting to look at a concept that is being described as a refinery tax. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 4:00 am
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May Christ be the foundation of our lives and our Christmas celebrations

Father Wilmer L. ToddRead More...
December 23, 2016 at 3:00 am
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Deepening Mississippi should bring business

Port business in the State of Louisiana should take a big increase in the future with the planned deepening of the Mississippi River south of Baton Rouge to the Gulf of MexicoRead More...
December 23, 2016 at 3:00 am
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Destrehan Burger King employee arrested after altercation

A Boutte man and Burger King employee was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly threatened another employee with a shotgun after a verbal altercation. Read More...
December 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm
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Tastet

Shelley Michael Tastet, 66, a native and resident of Luling, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
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December 21, 2016 at 12:07 pm
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Former councilman remembered as kindhearted, helpful

Remembered as someone devoted to his constituents and kindhearted, former St. Charles Parish Councilman Shelley Tastet passed away on Tuesday night.Read More...
December 21, 2016 at 10:45 am
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Police seeking men suspected of burglarizing St. Rose business

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people suspected of burglarizing a St. Rose construction business. Read More...
December 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm
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Norco Elementary names 2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Jill Simon has been named Norco Elementary School’s 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm
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Have there ever been elk in Louisiana?

Past Times By Terry Jones

I have always been fascinated by what Louisiana was like when French explorers first arrived here more than 300 years ago. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:48 pm
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Castro’s departure could be future benefit

The death of Fidel Castro left a void in the western hemisphere of the world that could be viewed as a benefit to our future. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:47 pm
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Race for Louisiana treasurer revs up

With U.S. Sen.-elect John Kennedy preparing a move to Washington, the list of names of who might replace him as treasurer in Louisiana seems to be growing with each passing day.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:45 pm
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Arkema honored for growth, supporting community

Guided by a desire to be a positive contributor to the communities in which it operates, Arkema has proven to be a good corporate neighbor in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:43 pm
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Christmas trees helping restore St. Charles coastal areas
Christmas trees helping restore St. Charles coastal areas
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A Christmas tree can also be the gift that keeps on giving when it’s recycled for coastal restoration in the Bayou Gauche area.