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Congressional districts to change in state

Louisiana’s Legislature undoubtedly will have a difficult assignment when it meets in March and April to define the state’s new congressional districts. The 2010 Census population figures reduce the number of congressmen our state is entitled to from seven to six.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm
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Palmisano

Mardee “Zia” Patricia Palmisano, 33, went home to be with her Savior on Feb. 10, 2011.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:25 pm
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Parker

Margie Falgout Parker, 83, passed away on Jan. 31, 2011 in Boutte. Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:24 pm
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Sensat

Lloyd Sensat was a most important teacher in the St. Charles Parish School System leading young students in his Education through Historic Preservation program. Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:23 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.Read More...
February 24, 2011 at 3:22 pm
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Time running out to purchase signed bricks for hero monument

Only another week remains for those who want to be part of a “legacy walk” and have their names forever associated with the construction of the Fallen Hero Memorial.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:21 pm
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Road name change comes at no cost to schools, Sheriff’s Office

Changing the name of Sugarland Parkway to Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway will have little effect on the school system or the Sheriff's Office, which both have facilities located on the street.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:16 pm
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School bus accident not serious, official says

A school bus carrying Destrehan High School students to a field trip at the World War II museum last week hit an unexpected delay when a pipe from a neighboring truck hit a bus window.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm
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Arrest made in violent Des Allemands robbery

A 21-year-old Des Allemands man has been arrested in connection with the violent robbery of a Paradis man earlier this month.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:14 pm
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Parish pays $1.6 million to clear way for Willowridge levee permit

The St. Charles Parish Council approved the spending of $1.6 million on wetland mitigation, clearing what one councilman called the last major hurdle for a levee in the Willowdale/Willowridge area.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:12 pm
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Life in the swamp helps Destrehan man land spot in TV adventure show

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February 24, 2011 at 3:09 pm
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Want to be in movies?

Have you ever wanted to be an extra in a Hollywood movie? What about a production assistant or casting aide?
With so many production companies now filming in the area, working on-set can be a great way to earn a little extra money or experience.
Finding out how to get involved in the growing film industry in southeast Louisiana is just one thing you can learn about through the St. Charles Parish Community Education program this spring.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:06 pm
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Ex-DHS band teacher released from jail

Former Destrehan band teacher Byron Toups has been released from prison after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that he didn’t violate the terms of his home incarceration.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:05 pm
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New name, new owners give boost to Ormond club

The group of investors who will buy Willowdale Country Club might want to look at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan as an example of how new management can have a positive impact.
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February 24, 2011 at 3:03 pm
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Lady Tigers fall to Airline in first round

Despite 29 points from Kaelynn Boyd, the Hahnville Lady Tigers were defeated by Airline in the bi-district round of the Class 5A state playoffs.
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February 24, 2011 at 11:15 am
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Big Buck contest returns to Sportsmen’s show

“The Big Buck” contest is coming to the Louisiana Sportsmen's Show, with cash and prizes for the entrants with the highest-scoring deer in several categories.
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February 24, 2011 at 11:12 am
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RSVP offers way for  seniors to stay active
RSVP offers way for seniors to stay active
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St. Charles Parish’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and its senior volunteers are staying as busy as they ever have.