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Fitness festival to be “Spook-tacular”

HAHNVILLE - A “Sports Spook-tacular” fall festival will kick off fall fitness at Hahnville Activity Center. The event will take place on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include a fitness seminar, lunch, games, a picture booth, door prizes, pep rally cheers and more.

Transportation is available. To reserve for lunch or for transportation, call (985)783-6683.
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October 29, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Brunch with leaders, clergy

PARADIS - The River Region Alpha Daughters of Zion will host its annual community leaders and clergy collaboration brunch on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paradis. The event will be a chance to brainstorm and generate support for the group’s safe house for battered women and families.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:28 am
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Join Ministry for Fall Fest

BOUTTE - King Jesus Ministries will be having a Fall Fest on Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at 14201 Highway 90 in Boutte. There will be free food, drinks, games and prizes. In the event of rain, this family-friendly celebration of fall will be held inside the church. Call Pastor Dale at (504)881-9956 for more information.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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St. Gertrude holds community dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by Wayne Foret and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Prestenbach

Edison T. Prestenbach Jr., 78, a native of New Orleans and resident of Luling, died on Oct. 9, 2010.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Rickenbacker

Jack B. Rickenbacker Jr., 64, passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•David Williams, 17, of 259 Post St. in Killona, was arrested on Oct. 16 and charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

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October 29, 2010 at 9:25 am
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A time bomb for small business in the Health Care Act

Many small businesses were opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), because they weren’t convinced that it would protect patients or make health care more affordable. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:24 am
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East Bank clarifier 80 percent complete

By Renee Simpson
A project to construct a new 6-million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility in New Sarpy is about 80 percent complete, according to Waterworks Director Robert Brou.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Higher education needs some trimming

Gov. Bobby Jindal is right. The answer to financing college education in Louisiana is not higher taxes. It’s cutting down on many of the unnecessary expenses we have.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:22 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Hwy. 90 / River Road highway in our future?

The chances of the state building a new highway to connect Highway 90 to River Road in Luling appear good after Councilman Shelley Tastet and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre met with the Regional Planning Commission about the project.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Man booked with violent Boutte rape

A 27-year-old Luling man was arrested and charged with violently raping a 43-year-old Killona woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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A little heart goes a long way toward restoring New Sarpy retirees’ home
A little heart goes a long way toward restoring New Sarpy retirees’ home
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When Catholic Heart Camp volunteers showed up at Ferdinand and Annie McIntyre’s mobile home in New Sarpy on Monday, all Annie could say repeatedly was "It's a blessing."