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Snorting ‘potpourri’ nearly kills Des Allemands teen

A Des Allemands mother says her son is lucky to be alive after he snorted a synthetic chemical that is legally sold to anyone in several convenience stores and smoke shops across the state.
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December 17, 2010 at 11:35 am
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Women get defensive at academy

DESTREHAN - Destrehan TaeKwonDo Plus Academy will be offering a Women’s Self Defense Class on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.
In this practical course, women will receive self-defense training for physical and verbal attacks. There are no “secret moves” or complex techniques, just plain talk and straightforward defensive methods that they will practice on a live target. This course is for any women over 13 years of age. The class is $30 and will take place at Destrehan TaeKwonDo Plus Academy, 124 Longview Drive Suit 6B in Destrehan (the Red Church Shopping Center). Those who attend will also be welcome to attend a refresher course at a later date for free. Please call (985)764-9775 for more information. Instructors: Donna Bergeron, Trent Gautreaux and Rhonda Sigrist.Read More...
December 14, 2010 at 9:11 am
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First Baptist Christmas Cantata

LULING - The community is invited to the First Baptist Church of Luling’s Christmas Cantata, a musical about the true meaning of Christmas: the birth of Christ. It will be performed by the church choir, led by pastor Gary Keene on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the church, 921 Paul Maillard Road.
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December 12, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Ballet will perform children’s production of The Nutcracker

DESTREHAN - River Region Ballet will present a special children’s matinee production of The Nutcracker on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10. This will be an abbreviated one-hour performance for younger fans.

This performance will be followed by a “Sugar Plum Party” when the audience members will be invited to join the Sugar Plum Fairy onstage and experience “The Kingdom of Sweets” for themselves. Each young audience member will be given a special gift to remember their Nutcracker experience.

RRB will perform two full-length versions of The Nutcracker on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets must be purchased at the door for $20. For ticket information call 504-202-7706 or e-mail riverregionballet@cox.net. Read More...
December 11, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Christmas Trot for Tripp

HAMMOND - A Christmas Trot for Tripp, a charity fundraiser, will take place on Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at Cate Square Park in Hammond. The event is a 5k run/walk. There will be refreshments, inflatables from Jump n’ Jive and Dream Jumpers LLC and facepainting for kids. The $20 entry fee includes a t-shirt. Shirts can be bought for a $10 donation if not running race. Strollers and wagons are welcome and people are encouraged to come dressed in their holiday best.
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December 11, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Crush cruise to title

The Mimosa Crush have won the St. Charles Parish 12-14-year-old volleyball championship.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:41 am
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Lady Tigers’ defense shines in Battle on the Bayou

The Hahnville Lady Tigers were impressive throughout the 13th annual Battle on the Bayou soccer tournament, advancing to the finals before falling to Catholic High of New Iberia in the championship game.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:39 am
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HHS QB signs with Stephen F. Austin

Hahnville High School quarterback Brian Ensminger has verbally committed to play college football for Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, Texas. The 6-1, 195-pound gunslinger had a scholarship offer from Tulane and had attracted interest from SMU, Tulsa, Southern Mississippi and Ole Miss.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:37 am
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Redfishing is the solution for deer-hunting burn out

Deer season has just started and 24 of the 78 days of gun season have evaporated. As for ducks, in the east and west zones 23 days have come and gone.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:35 am
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After falling in championship, DHS gets back to winning ways

The Destrehan Wildcats shut down South Terrebonne Monday night on their way to a 45-27 victory.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Mayeux-Duhe wedding

Jessica Vicknair of Luling and Bryan Mayeux of Boutte are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Noelle Elizabeth Mayeux to Blake “Ashton” Duhe, son of Sonia and Blake Duhe of Norco. Read More...
December 10, 2010 at 9:28 am
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Pumpkin Spiced Fudge

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December 10, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Killona group challenges students

The Killona Queens, a non-profit community group, is challenging all R.K. Smith Middle and Luling Elementary students who live in Killona to excel in school this year.Read More...
December 10, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Local authors to release fourth New Orleans-themed children’s book

Local authors Joanne Mehrtens and Pat Roig will release a new book at the beginning of the year entitled "Giacomo Knows Gumbo."
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December 10, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Students of the Year

Students of the Year from each school in St. Charles Parish took to the red carpet for the second year to be recognized for their achievements. Read More...
December 10, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Government playing games with taxpayers

Poll after poll has shown that American voters have had it with Congress.
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December 10, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Girl Scout's houseboat replica is making history
Girl Scout's houseboat replica is making history
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Margo Matherne was thinking "gold" when she pitched the project of building a kid-size replica of a houseboat for the future Des Allemands, Bayou Gauche, Paradis Museum on WPA Road.