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DHS baseball team gets their ‘green on’

The Destrehan baseball team is hosting a cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli fundraiser. Read More...
December 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm
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Johnson breaks major NCAA record

Former Destrehan High School standout Damaris Johnson is now the new NCAA record holder for all-purpose yards in a career.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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Friloux-Horn engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Nash Friloux of Abita Springs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Joy Friloux, to Garith Brandon Horn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Salito of Amite and Mr. Leonard Horn of Baton Rouge.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:44 pm
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Time to plant tulips, hyacinths

The next few weeks are an important time for planting tulips, hyacinths and other bulbs that have been previously stored in your refrigerator.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:43 pm
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Robert

Mary Rose Robert, 92, passed away on Dec. 3, 2010. Read More...
December 29, 2010 at 12:42 pm
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Bleakley

Barry Bleakley Sr., 78, passed away on Dec. 25, 2010 at his residence. Read More...
December 29, 2010 at 12:41 pm
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Year’s top stories to be continued in 2011

By John Maginnis

Oftentimes, the bright side of many of the year’s top political stories is that they are behind us, and the bad memories will fade with time.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Louisiana now facing a fiscal train wreck

The latest U.S. Census figures indicate that despite all the grandiose talk by Bobby Jindal as to how well the economy in Louisiana compares to that of other states, it’s simply a lie.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:38 pm
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Its time to finish restoring our coast

Several years ago, it was predicted we would be beyond the point of no return in saving the Louisiana coast if a lot of work to restore it were not done within 10 years. Here it is almost the beginning of 2011 and very little has been done.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm
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Prepare yourselves for a wonderful year in 2011

There’s a wonderful year ahead in 2011 with a lot to look forward to. It may make all the other years small in comparison.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm
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Watch out for drunk drivers on New Year’s Eve, sheriff warns

In 2009, there were 10,839 people killed in the U.S. due to alcohol impaired driving. And with many people celebrating the New Year this weekend, Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning residents to be on the lookout.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:35 pm
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Schools expect revenue drop in '11

St. Charles Parish School Board members said they may slow down spending in the next couple of years after being told that a drop in tax revenues will decrease the 2011 budget.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:34 pm
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Teen first in world cured by experimental operation

Madison Tully, a 16-year-old from Destrehan who had two life-threatening illnesses, is the first person in the world to be cured of both sickle cell anemia and lupus with a bone marrow transplant.Read More...
December 29, 2010 at 12:33 pm
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Kids can dream big at annual baseball camp

LULING - The 3rd Annual STC Big League Dreams Christmas Baseball Camp will be held on Dec. 28-29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park for kids ages 6-14 years old. Campers will be taught the proper fundamentals of fielding, hitting, pitching and base running. The cost of camp is $100 and it will be taught by professional instructor Chris Westcott, Will Harris of the Colorado Rockies, Matt Liuzza of the Toronto Blue Jays, Mike Hollander of the Texas Rangers, Craig Westcott of the San Francisco Giants, Seth Henry of the Tamp Bay Rays, Ryan Schimpf of the Toronto Blue Jays and Alex Edwards of LSU. For more information, call (985)783-5090. Registration forms can be downloaded from the parish calendar at www.stcharlesgov.net.

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December 28, 2010 at 11:59 am
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Bell Baptist announces pastor appreciation ceremony

LULING - Bell Baptist Church, at 251 Easy St. in Luling, is proud to annouce the Third Year Appreciation Celebration for Pastor Rodney L. Johnson Sr. on Dec. 26 at 9:30 a.m. Rev. John Vaultz of Mt. Airy Baptist Church of Boutte will deliver the gospel message.
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December 26, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Teens to be tried as adults in Norco murder

Two 16 year olds arrested in connection with the murder of 77-year-old Mary Nancy Arico will be tried as adults, according to the St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office.
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December 22, 2010 at 2:52 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Fitz
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Fitz
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This week's St. Charles Humane Society's showcase pet is Fitz.