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‘Signs of progress’ found on Dunleith Canal

By Renee Simpson
As one of the longest and most important drainage canals in the parish, the Dunleith Canal helps move storm water runoff from the northernmost railroad tracks to pumping stations south of Ormond subdivision.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:09 am
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GOP to aim at pork barrel spending

Republicans in Congress reportedly are setting the stage to unite against pork barrel spending. The tradition of Congress to earmark projects for the national budget that benefit only a small area of the country is the cause of much of our national out-of-sight expenditures. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:06 am
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Proposed boat launch would be an asset

With three-fourths of St. Charles Parish being wetlands, it is understandable why a lot of citizens would want a first class boat launching ramp where it has been planned on U. S. 90 near the Davis Freshwater Diversion.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:05 am
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How to winterize your garden equipment

Once colder temperatures arrive, lawn grasses and various landscape ornamentals will recline into a dormant state signaling the time to tuck away gardening equipment for the winter. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Nelson

Iris Nelson became an ancestor on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Ms. Nelson was born in Los Bajos, Trinidad and resided in St. Rose, LA.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:59 am
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Hooter

Mary Bowman Hooter, 70, passed away on Nov. 2, 2010 at her home. She was a native of Cottonport and has lived in St. Rose for the past 21 years. She was a member of Christ Gospel Church in Kenner for 30 years.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:59 am
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Knight

Melissa Knight, 42, passed away on Nov. 3, 2010.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:58 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Chad J. Dufrene, 23, of 416 Sako Drive in Raceland, was arrested on Nov. 4 and charged with burglary of a moveable, theft under $300, failure to dim and lack of registration certificate.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Destrehan man charged with molesting family members

A 51-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with two male juveniles that were related to him, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Hunting season leads to increase in gunshot complaints

The beginning of hunting season has coincided with calls to the Sheriff’s Office complaining of the discharge of weapons in close proximity to homes, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Craw-shrimp?

Many fishermen were left scratching their heads when this unusual shrimp was caught last week, but a marine biologist with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said the crustacean is fairly common.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Woman charged with breaking into home, threatening owner with broom

A St. Rose woman was arrested on Monday after allegedly entering another woman’s house and threatening her with a broomstick.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:51 am
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‘Shoebox’ gifts spread joy to poor children around the world

While Christmas is more than a month away, it’s never too early to start giving.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:50 am
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Monster po-boys, Chee-Weez big draws at River Parishes Fest

Residents will come from all across the parish to boogie to rocking music, soar through the air on various rides and get their fill of those famous monster soft shell crab, shrimp and oyster po-boys at the 40th Annual River Parishes Fall Festival.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:46 am
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150 arts and crafts booths sell wares at Destrehan Fest

The 39th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival will kick off on Saturday with what organizers hope will be a record-breaking crowd.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Hwy. 90 boat launch put on hold

While approving the parish’s $145 million budget on Monday, the council also re-affirmed its decision to take the $450,000 set aside for a new Luling boat launch and move it to the general fund.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:43 am
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$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
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It's been four years in the making, but the Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization Plan will come up for the final approval needed to start work.