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Law to legalize fireworks is shot down

An ordinance that would have legalized fireworks in St. Charles Parish was overwhelmingly shot down by council members on Monday.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:27 pm
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Searchers recover body in river

With the help of volunteer rescue workers, authorities recovered a body in the Mississippi River, according to Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange, a spokesman for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:26 pm
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Police seek clues in Destrehan home invasion

Police have released a sketch of a suspected home invader, who along with two other men, tied up a mother and daughter before ransacking their Destrehan home.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:25 pm
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50 years later, ‘Bayou Boys’ remember magical season

Fifty years ago, a small football team from Des Allemands captured the heart of their community by winning the West Bank championship and then knocking off St. Charles Catholic in the first Catfish Bowl.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:24 pm
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Catchy business slogan goes viral over Internet

When DNA Chiropractic decided to perform DNA testing in their office, owners Derek and Angelle Stratton knew they had to come up with a catchy slogan to bring in business.

Their idea was “Who Dat Baby Daddy?”
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January 27, 2011 at 2:19 pm
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Board members discuss whether year-round schooling would increase scores

With a new rating system going into effect and the state raising the bar for public school performance, St. Charles Parish decided last week to research year-round schools in the hopes that it would bring up performance scores and keep kids learning all year long. School Board member John Smith brought up year-round school during a Jan. 18 committee meeting as something the school district needs to start looking into.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:18 pm
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New school rating system called misleading

Children in St. Charles Parish will no longer be attending two and three star schools this fall. Their schools will be rated as B, C and D schools by the state starting in October.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:17 pm
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Valero plans to sink $1.5 billion into Norco refinery

After receiving federal backing in the form of a $241 million loan guarantee, Valero will move forward with plans to build a renewable diesel plant at their Norco refinery.Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 2:06 pm
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HHS boys pick up overtime win over ESJ

The Hahnville boys soccer team got their second wind after the end of regulation against East St. John, scoring in the first overtime period to knock off the Wildcats 2-1.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Fighting for playoff berth, Lady Tigers knock off East St. John

The Hahnville Lady Tigers soccer team picked up a huge win over East St. John on Friday, blasting the Wildcats 7-0.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:54 am
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Limited Access Area called ‘huge success’ for area hunters

In October, I was asked the following questions by local sportsmen concerning the "Limited Access Area" in the Lake Salvador Management Area. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:53 am
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HHS lineman commits to Nicholls

Last week I reported that Nicholls State University was spending plenty of time recruiting some of the talent in the River Parish Region. Those efforts continue to pay off as they got a verbal commitment from Hahnville High School defensive tackle Jordan Thompson.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:52 am
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Lady Tigers claw way back from big deficit to knock off Lady Cats, 52-51

Trailing by nine points with two minutes remaining, it looked like the Hahnville Lady Tigers would drop a hard-fought game with rival Destrehan.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:50 am
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Wildcats hold off Tiger rally in thrilling, 45-43 victory

In front of a packed gym last Friday night, the Destrehan Wildcats held on down the stretch for a 45-43 win over rival Hahnville.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:49 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

Cade Miguez, 6th grade student from R. J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis, was selected to the All Youth District VII Honor Band in December.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:48 am
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It's a boy

John Andrew Badgerow II was born on Dec. 22, 2010. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:47 am
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Alligator season opens
Alligator season opens
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Alligator hunting seems to gain in popularity each and every year, and those who hunt them both recreationally and commercially are hitting the water as the season is finally back in full swing.