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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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Hahnville boys, girls soccer teams beat DHS

When Hahnville hosted Dutchtown, who just happens to be the 7th-ranked team in the state, it seemed like the Tigers were in for a long night.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:40 am
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HHS baseball hosts camp

Hahnville High School will host a baseball Christmas camp for those between the ages of 7-15.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:38 am
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Softball with Santa held at HHS

The Hahnville High School softball team will hold their annual “Softball with Santa” camp at the school for ages 7-13.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:37 am
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Play with the pros at 2-day baseball skills camp

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.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:37 am
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Ache for love satisfied during Christmas season

Yes, God is madly in love with us, but how many are able to receive the love and truly experience it?
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December 22, 2010 at 10:37 am
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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 22, 2010 at 10:36 am
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Congress needs to discontinue earmarks

A bipartisan Congress last week passed a continuation of the Bush tax cuts for two years and Pres. Barack Obama signed it with a smile on his face. That is great news.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:36 am
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R.J. Vial teachers participate in Arkema science teachers program
R.J. Vial teachers participate in Arkema science teachers program
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R.J. Vial Elementary teachers Chelsea LaFont and Donna Reyes participated in Arkema's science teachers program at the chemical plant in Hahnville.