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Patrols stepped up, sheriff warns residents to be vigilant

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning residents to be vigilant this holiday season to protect their homes from becoming the target of burglars.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:29 am
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KC presents gifts to Toy and Gift Fund

Knights of Columbus Council 2409 of Luling recently held a Toy and Gift Drive. Read More...
December 22, 2010 at 10:29 am
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Nigerian romance scam has parish ties

Lynda Fullem thought she had found true love when she met Jimmy Kenneth on Match.com. Kenneth said he was from St. Charles Parish, was a 45-year-old widowed single father and owned his own construction business.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Recipe: Amaretti cookies

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December 22, 2010 at 10:27 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

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December 22, 2010 at 10:26 am
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New garbage contract will save $2 a month on water bills

In the end, the vote was unanimous.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:26 am
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Burn calories during holidays

Physical activity is important all year round, but it can be especially helpful during the holidays when you may be eating more than usual, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames. In addition to burning calories, physical activity helps build muscle. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn. Read More...
December 22, 2010 at 10:26 am
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Miss. man found guilty in St. Rose shooting

A Mississippi man was found guilty on two counts of attempted second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred in St. Rose in June.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:25 am
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Son adorns yard with 40,000 lights to honor mom’s spirit

Lenny Hafford’s lawn is a Christmas wonderland, filled with statues and ornaments that have more than 40,000 holiday lights attached.
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December 22, 2010 at 10:22 am
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Living Nativity Pageant, Christmas celebration

NORCO - Sacred Heart Church will have a “Living Nativity Pageant” on Dec. 19th at 2:30 p.m. with children from the parish. The church’s “Parish Christmas Celebration” immediately following the Nativity in the school’s cafeteria. Parishioners will also be celebrating the ordination of Msgr. Becnel, the beloved Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish.
Refreshments and door prizes will be given out and there will be fun for the children. Everyone is welcome to attend both events.

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December 19, 2010 at 11:59 am
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Bible Center Church Christmas musical

LULING - The Bible Center Church choir will present “Hark the Herald” for this year’s Christmas cantata. Visit the church, 422 Barton Ave. in Luling, on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. to worship Jesus through the musical. Canned goods for Social Concerns food bank will be collected at the event. A Christmas Fellowship with refreshments will follow the performance. For more information, contact the church at (985)785-0557.
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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Oldies hold holiday dance

NORCO - The Oldies but Goodies Dance and Social Club will host a Christmas dance on Dec. 19 from 3-8 p.m. at the KC Home in Norco. There will be line dancing from 3-4 p.m. and general dancing for the rest of the night. The cost is $5 per person and while dressing up is encouraged, matching the dance theme is not mandatory. The meal for the dance will be gumbo and potato salad. Participants are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to contribute.
The club will also be hosting a New Year’s Eve dance on Dec. 31 from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at the KC Home to ring in 2011. The dance will cost $30 per couple and will be BYOL. Music will be performed by Gary “Dr. Music” Matherne and the dinner will include pastalaya, black forest ham, chicken wings, meatballs, cheese, vegetable and fruit trays and cheesecake and other desserts. E-mail ejmat1@cox.net for more information.

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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Join Calvary Baptist for children’s play

LULING - The Calvary Baptist Church invites the public to enjoy its 3rd Annual Children’s Christmas Play on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at the church, 12701 River Road in Luling. The play is entitled “Where is The Star?” and tells a warming tale of Christmas. The play is free and open to the public.
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December 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Fried turkey not necessarily unhealthy

Fried turkey is not as unhealthy as it sounds - if you don't eat the skin of the bird, according to Beth Reames, a nutritionist with the LSU AgCenter.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm
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Women’s Club has autumn excitement

The St. Charles Women's Club held it's Autumn Auction in November. Read More...
December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm
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Food safety rules include holiday pies

Pies are traditionally served at holiday feasts, but some need to be treated carefully, according to Beth Reames, a nutritionist with the LSU AgCenter.
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December 17, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Alligator season opens
Alligator season opens
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Alligator hunting seems to gain in popularity each and every year, and those who hunt them both recreationally and commercially are hitting the water as the season is finally back in full swing.