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More charges filed in St. Rose murder

Additional charges have been brought against two people arrested in connection with the violent murder of a disabled 88-year-old St. Rose woman.
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March 04, 2011 at 9:14 am
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Wagon floats, crazy costumes greet parents at school parades

Adults will not be the only ones celebrating Carnival this week. Schools across the parish will be hosting their own Mardi Gras parades on Friday, March 4, that the community can support.
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March 04, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Flu season heats up as weather warms

The flu season is still in full-swing despite warm spring temperatures rolling into the area.
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March 04, 2011 at 9:09 am
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See inner workings of parish government

HAHNVILLE - St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pump stations and the Emergency Operations Center during tours on March 3 and 4 from 8 a.m.-noon. Both tours will begin at the parish courthouse in the Council chambers, 15045 River Road in Hahnville. Snacks will be provided. East Bank residents are asked to attend the March 3 tour and West Bank residents are asked to the March 4 tour, as the tours will pertain to those specific banks. To reserve a spot, call (985)783-5182 or visit www.scpinfotour.org.
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March 03, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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Gymnast earns her medals

Katie Kunkel, a gymnast for Elmwood gymnastics and a student at Mimosa Park elementary, recently competed at the Edgewater Classic Gymnastics Meet in Panama City Beach Florida on Feb. 18th. Read More...
March 03, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Louisiana Sportsmen’s Show starts March 11

This year, the 32nd Annual Louisiana Sportsmen's Show & Festival will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:25 am
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DHS cornerback signs with Nicholls

It took a few weeks after National Signing Day to occur, but Destrehan High School cornerback Josh Dewey will continuing his football career at Nicholls State University.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:24 am
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Success of Bassmaster Classic brings fishermen to St. Charles waterways

Lake Cataouatche has become a household name across the bass nation federation after the Bassmaster Classic.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Wildcats fall to No. 2 Hornets, 77-63, in regionals

Scotlandville's Levie Wright scored his team's first nine points on three 3-pointers, setting the tone for the Hornets as they eliminated Destrehan from the Class 5A state playoffs 77-63 on Tuesday night.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Local named to college Dean’s list

Joshua C. Levkowitz, a resident of Destrehan, has recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Fall semester. Read More...
March 03, 2011 at 9:19 am
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LSU AgCenter: Too early to fertilize your lawn

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter
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March 03, 2011 at 9:18 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

Congratulations to Claire Crutti, a senior at Hahnville High School and a current S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching and Reaching) team member at the Satellite Center, who was named the 2010-2011 S.T.A.R. Student of the Year.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:17 am
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Bow to the kings and queens

The time has finally come for the 2011 St. Charles Mardi Gras krewes to roll, but the parades would be incomplete without our own local royalty to lead them.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Celebrate Mardi Gras with handmade traditional umbrellas

Umbrellas have been intertwined with the history of Mardi Gras and Second Lining, and now a local woman is helping to bring the tradition to locals.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Get involved in construction

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School is hosting a Construction and Drafting Trades Career Awareness event on March 2 from 6-8 p.m. for parents and students grades 7-12. The event will provide information on high school courses related to construction and drafting. Members of local businesses, training programs and colleges will be present. For more information, contact Susan Boudreaux at sboudreaux@stcharles.k12.la.us.
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March 02, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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Deadline for Women's Club scholarship

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Parish Women’s Club is taking applications for five university scholarships of $1,000 each for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an ACT score of at least 20 and a GPA of at least 2.5.

They are also offering a $500 scholarship to a student who plans to attend a community, junior or technical college (no ACT necessary). The high school seniors must be a resident of St. Charles Parish.

Applications may be obtained by visiting the Destrehan High or Hahnville High Web sites or by e-mailing a request to daabfamily@yahoo.com.
Deadline for the application is March 1. Read More...
March 01, 2011 at 9:39 am
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
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While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change.