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Hi-tech Satellite Center opens door to public

LULING - It is never too early to start thinking about your child’s high school educational experience. On Feb. 17 the St. Charles Parish Satellite Center will host an Open House from 5-7:30 p.m. Parents and students will have the opportunity to tour the facility, speak with facilitators and team members about their experiences, and learn about the exciting projects that they have completed.
For more information, call Gigi Johnson at (985)785-2080.Read More...
February 17, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Tigers beat Dutchtown, playoff hopes in jeopardy

The Hahnville boys basketball team's struggles continued in district with a 66-48 loss to Destrehan last week, but the Tigers were able to rebound to pick up a huge district win by defeating Dutchtown 58-54.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:13 am
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East St. John hands Destrehan second district loss

In District 6-5A, Destrehan has had little trouble picking up wins. But one team has stood in their way all season - the East St. John Wildcats.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Big Buck contest returns to Sportsmen’s show

“The Big Buck” contest is coming to the Louisiana Sportsmen's Show, with cash and prizes for the entrants with the highest-scoring deer in several categories.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Don't miss out on Bassmaster Classic festivities

The most prestigious fishing tournament in the world will be held out of Bayou Segnette State Park this weekend, and there are several ways that residents can get a piece of the action.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Thousands of Florida-strain bass released in surrounding waters

On a recent outing with Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Tim Ruth, I was able to observe the operation of releasing Florida-strain bass into waters surrounding Lake Cataouatche and the Salvador Management Area.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:08 am
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Hahnville claims share of district title, but gets ‘raw deal’ in playoffs

Heading into last Friday's district finale with Dutchtown, the Hahnville Lady Tigers were 9-0 and only needed a win to cap an undefeated district season and capture the outright championship.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Pet of the Week

See the pets of the week on YouTube at youtube.com/stcharlesgov or on Government Access Channel Cox Cable 6 in St. Charles Parish.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:04 am
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Recipe: Dirty rice mini frittatas

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February 17, 2011 at 9:02 am
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New dietary guidelines urge less salt, more nutrient-rich food

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines, released in January by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services, are the first to address an unhealthy public, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Local royalty reigned in D.C.

For over 60 years, Louisiana residents have flocked to the nation's capital to show the world what a Mardi Gras celebration looks like.
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February 17, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Last chance to join Krewe of Lul

LULING - The Krewe of Lul will hold a meeting on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Limited. The meeting will be the final date to register and pay to be in the parade. Fire trucks, emergency vehicles, show cars and trucks cost $100 to enter, large floats are $500 and small floats are $400. The parade will roll on March 5 at noon.Read More...
February 16, 2011 at 1:23 pm
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Meet up with Republican Women

DESTREHAN - The Republican Women of St. Charles will host its monthly meeting on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at 124 Ormond Oaks Drive in Destrehan. The guest speaker is Mark Keiser, Community Health Administrator of St. Charles Parish who will discuss the proposed hospital millage and the additional soon-to-be-built Health Center in Norco.
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February 15, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the river

NEW ORLEANS - Enjoy an unforgettable evening of dancing, dining and romance with your favorite Valentine aboard the Steamboat Natchez on Feb. 14.

Boarding is at 7 p.m. with the cruise lasting from 7:30–9:30 p.m. Cost is $70 per adult, $35 for children ages 6-12 and $13.25 for children ages 2-5, and includes a DJ and reserved seating. The dinner menu includes all Valentine-themed food and a commemorative glass of champagne. Visit www.steamboatnatchez.com for more information or to reserve a spot.Read More...
February 14, 2011 at 1:22 pm
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Audubon Zoo teams up with Hornets

NEW ORLEANS - It’s New Orleans Hornets Day at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans from Noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 13 and the Zoo will be buzzing with special appearances, games and performances. The event is free with zoo admission.

The event will include special appearances by Hornets players, the Honeybee dancers, Hugo and the Stingers, live music, interactive games, the Hornets Bookmobile, a Bee-Fit Zone, Buzz Patrol fun, face painting, a hair spray station and more.

For more information, visit www.auduboninstitute.org.Read More...
February 13, 2011 at 1:21 pm
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Women’s health conference at Shriners

DESTREHAN - A “New You New Body” Women’s Health Conference will be held on Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with doors open at 9 a.m. at the Jerusalem Shriners Temple, 1940 Ormond Blvd. The event includes live jazz music, shopping, food, games and door prizes. Pre-register online at: www.newyounewbody.org or email nynbfitness@gmail.com or call Courtney Messerly at (985)351-6631. Limited space is available. Pre-registration costs $7 and admission is $10 at the door. Speakers include Lisa Palmer, who lost over 150 pounds naturally, Pam Graef, a nutrition and fitness specialist, and Courtney Messerly, a certified personal trainer.
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February 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm
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“Andre’s Great Day” is Trina Triche’s newly published book about a teenage boy’s play day but with the fun problem of how to spend $100 his dad gave him.