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Local girl places 3rd in NOCCA vocal contest

Vivian Buchanan, a resident of St. Rose, recently placed 3rd in the high school women category of the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing Southern Regional Competition held at Southeastern Louisiana University.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:44 pm
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HHS, Allemands team up for festival

Thirteen art students representing Hahnville High School volunteered their time and talent at Allemands Elementary School’s annual Fall Festival. Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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LES invites parents to education week

During the week of Nov. 15-19, Luling Elementary School celebrated National Education Week, which highlights the importance of parental involvement in education. Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:40 pm
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Local chef spills her secrets

Local chef Nancy Wilson, owner of Mam Papaul’s, has been cooking her entire life. She learned her best recipes from her mother and grandmother, the namesake for her business. In the 1970s, she published a cookbook called “Mam Papaul’s Country Creole Basket” that has now sold hundreds of copies.Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:38 pm
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Don’t overlook turkey safety

For most Americans, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without turkey. But cooking a big bird requires care, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:34 pm
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R.K. Smith student attends leadership conference

Justin A. Cannon, an 8th grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, recently attended the 2010-2011 National Young Leaders State Conference in Birmingham, Ala. for his outstanding academic achievement and leadership potential.
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November 23, 2010 at 2:15 pm
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Farmers’ market hosts Thanksgiving event

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmers’ Market will host a Thanksgiving celebration on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Ormond Plantation. The event will include pony rides, live music by Blanch Newsome, face painting and a St. Charles Parish Library display.Read More...
November 20, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Tigers' season ends with 35-14 loss to STM

Trailing 21-0 at the half, the Hahnville Tigers fought back with a second-half surge that included 14 straight points, but the STM Cougars pulled away late in the fourth quarter for a 35-14 victory.

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November 20, 2010 at 1:11 am
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Luling teachers stick up for school

Teachers and School Board members maintain that Luling Elementary offers a quality education, despite the challenges it faces.
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November 19, 2010 at 10:16 pm
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Political ‘Grabowskis’ turn Democrats on heads

Former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints head coach Mike Ditka had a penchant for smash mouth football.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Prepare for more partisanship in Washington

Many conferees on bipartisanship in the federal government at a meeting in New Orleans last week at Tulane decided the second half of Pres. Barack Obama’s term will be similar to the first half with Democrats and Republicans sharply at odds with one another. Among the items of disagreement between the two parties particularly pointed out are the extension of current income tax rates set to expire this year and reforms to health care.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Earmarks should be banned

Suddenly . . . earmarks are claimed to be not such a bad thing. Louisiana’s two U. S. senators have supported them somewhat.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Chrystal D. Taylor, 31, of 101 Churchhill Downs in Montz, was arrested on Nov. 9 and charged with possession of stolen things and possession of stolen property over $500.

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November 19, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Man charged with ramming ex-girlfriend’s car

A 24-year-old Des Allemands man was arrested after authorities say he followed his ex-girlfriend and rammed the truck he was driving into the back of her car, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Essential items needed for soldiers

Christmas is the time of the year that most people get to spend spreading cheer and reminiscing with family and friends, but for thousands of soldiers overseas, that is not a possibility.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:15 am
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Faithful say they can feel Jesus' presence in chapel

Twenty years ago, a group of Catholics got together and built a chapel on River Road in Ama near St. Mark’s church. This wasn’t just any chapel. It was a perpetual adoration chapel where the Eucharist, which Catholics believe is the body of Christ, is exposed in a Monstrance.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:12 am
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Boutte native's secret is out: He helped put the first men on the moon
Boutte native's secret is out: He helped put the first men on the moon
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When a Southern University at New Orleans professor told Garland Green's class to aim for the moon and stars in life, Green took it seriously.