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Library offers free computer classes

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parish Library is offering free computer classes in May. The new East Regional Library is now open, including a computer lab.

Classes will be offered at three locations listed below:
St. Rose Library in St. Rose, the West Regional Library in Luling and the East Regional Library in Destrehan.

All classes are single two hour classes, not continuing courses. It is necessary to register for each class you wish to attend, but you may register for all available classes at the same time. Call any St. Charles Parish Library or visit their Web site www.stcharles.lib.la.us to register.

The schedule changes monthly. Below is the August schedule.

•Basic Computer Skills – Windows Vista
Monday, August 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – St. Rose
Wednesday, August 4, 2-4 p.m. – East Regional
Friday, August 6, 10 a.m.-noon – West Regional

•Word 2007
Monday, August 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m. – St. Rose
Wednesday, August 11, 2-4 p.m. – East Regional
Friday, August 13, 10 a.m.-noon – West Regional

•Internet Basics
Monday, August 16, 5:30-7:30p.m. – St. Rose
Wednesday, August 18, 2-4 p.m. – East Regional
Friday, August 20, 10 a.m.-noon – West Regional

•E-mail Basics
Monday, August 23, 5:30-7:30p.m. – St. Rose
Wednesday, August 25, 2-4 p.m. – East Regional
Friday, August 27, 10 a.m.-noon – West Regional
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Paradis’ oldest church goes out of way to help community

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St. Gertrudes to hold community dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, July 31 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by “Seabrook” and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL.Read More...
July 31, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Support Who Dats kids’ baseball team

LULING - The Who Dats kids’ baseball team will hold a dance at the VFW Hall in Luling on Friday, July 30 from 7-11 p.m. The dance is for kids ages 9-13 and entry is $10. A slice of pizza and a soft drink are included in the price.

All proceeds will benefit the team and go towards travel expenses and new uniforms and equipment.

Parents are welcome to stay at the dance, but chaperones will be present and all kids have to be signed in and out.
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July 30, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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DHS assistant recommended for head football post

Destrehan will have a new head coach pacing the sidelines this season, and it might be a familiar face to the players and fans.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 1:03 pm
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Neighborhood speeders called threat to walkers

During the summer, children and teens hoping to beat the heat or soothe a growling stomach lace up their tennis shoes or hop on a bike for a short trek to the Sonic in Luling for a frozen concoction or a burger. Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 12:21 pm
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Antioch Baptist to hold musical, recital

DES ALLEMANDS - Pastor Rev. Dr. Mitchel Bolden Jr. and the Antioch Baptist Church Mass Choir invite the public to enjoy a weekend of praise and worship to Jesus Christ at the church, 16461 Old Spanish Trail in Des Allemands. A musical will be held on July 30 at 7 p.m. and the choir’s first annual concert will be held August 1 at 7 p.m. If there is a choir or group that is able to attend, please contact Sis. Sherry Bolden at (504)559-4738 or Sis. Tyra Robinson at (504)330-3299.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Gaubert

Dorothy “Dot” Gendron Gaubert, 77, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010 in Luling. Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:15 am
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Taranto


Rosemay Malbrough Taranto, 87, a native of Houma and resident of Paradis, was entrusted to God’s loving care on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at her residence in Paradis. Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Hage

Richard “Rickie” Hage, 32, an employee of the St. Charles Parish Department of Public Works, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2010. Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Bonnie brings first use of HESCO baskets

By Renee Simpson
Forecasts for last week’s Tropical Storm Bonnie showed a storm surge threat for low-lying areas on the West Bank. Thankfully the storm wasn’t nearly as intense as projected.
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July 30, 2010 at 9:12 am
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Long-term recovery efforts need escape from limbo

It would have been a much easier job to restore the coast of Louisiana many years ago not long after the leveeing of the Mississippi stopped the river from overflowing and leaving the sediment to build up the wetlands. Not so today.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Grand Isle event was big success

Though many people considered it ridiculous to hold a beachside concert event at Grand Isle when a tropical storm was headed that way last weekend, it turned out to be a big success.Read More...
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Eligia M. Ordenana, 58, of 116 Johnny Court in LaPlace, was arrested on July 17 and charged with D.W.I. and speeding.
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July 30, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Des Allemands woman charged with rape of 12-year-old boy

A 38-year-old Des Allemands woman was arrested and charged with the aggravated rape and molestation of a 12-year-old boy, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Vandals target Des Allemands flood control devices

Thirty-five yellow caution lights that were placed to alert motorists to HESCO baskets lining Bayou Des Allemands were removed and tossed into the bayou, according to parish officials.Read More...
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Alleged armed kidnapper who held ex-girlfriend hostage is in custody
Alleged armed kidnapper who held ex-girlfriend hostage is in custody
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The 22 year-old alleged kidnapper sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was taken into custody by 12:30 p.m. today.