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Parish has 68 sex offenders

There are 68 convicted sex offenders currently living in St. Charles Parish, and the fact that national statistics point to 50 percent of them re-offending makes that number even scarier.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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LES teacher says test scores, race reason students avoiding school

According to a Luling Elementary School teacher, students are avoiding the school not only because of its low scores on state testing, but also because of race.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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November 04, 2010 at 3:00 pm
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Former DHS star Nelson making big impact at UA

Former Destrehan High School standout running back/defensive back Jerico Nelson has made quite an impact at a new position at the University of Arkansas.
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November 04, 2010 at 2:59 pm
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Recipe: Scallopini and ravioli

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November 04, 2010 at 2:54 pm
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Remember to change batteries for daylight-saving time Nov. 7

Daylight-saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7 and marks the 23rd anniversary of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program, created by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), which reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the fall time change.Read More...
November 04, 2010 at 2:52 pm
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Wildcats could sneak into playoffs with win over St. Amant

The past few weeks have not been kind to the Destrehan Wildcats with four consecutive losses to four of the best teams in the state. While that trend seemed like it was going to continue at halftime last Friday as the East Ascension Spartans held a 13-0 lead, the Wildcats pulled out a stunning 27-point second half to take the game 27-20.
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November 04, 2010 at 12:51 pm
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Tigers must make East St. John offense one dimensional

The Hahnville Tigers put together one of their best games of the year in their 38-13 win over St. Amant last week, and must equal that performance if they hope to pick up a victory in an epic clash with East St. John (8-1).
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November 04, 2010 at 12:45 pm
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Krewe of Lul gets started

LULING - The Krewe of Lul announces its meeting dates and early bird registration. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Limited at 13889 River Road in Luling on Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 2.

Entry fees before Jan. 5 are $25 for fire trucks, emergency vehicles and show cars and trucks, $300 for large floats and $200 for small floats. On Jan. 6, prices will go up. The parade will take place on March 5, 2011 at noon.
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November 03, 2010 at 9:28 am
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DHS student holds fishing fundraiser

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Destrehan High School senior D.J. Rebstock will host the Christina Sternberger Curtis Fishing Tournament in honor of his grandmother as part of his senior project. Half of the tournament proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and fellow student Madison Tully, who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant.

The tournament will take place on Oct. 30 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The payout will be 50 percent of the proceeds collected with prizes awarded for the heaviest five bass stringer, an optional big bass category and optional no bass category. Entry fee is $50 per team of two and $60 on the day of the event. Entry into the optional categories is $10 each. There will also be a childrens division with entry costing $10. Call (985)764-9946 or (985)652-1815 for more information. Rebstock is also still seeking sponsors.
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October 30, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Fitness festival to be “Spook-tacular”

HAHNVILLE - A “Sports Spook-tacular” fall festival will kick off fall fitness at Hahnville Activity Center. The event will take place on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include a fitness seminar, lunch, games, a picture booth, door prizes, pep rally cheers and more.

Transportation is available. To reserve for lunch or for transportation, call (985)783-6683.
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October 29, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Brunch with leaders, clergy

PARADIS - The River Region Alpha Daughters of Zion will host its annual community leaders and clergy collaboration brunch on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paradis. The event will be a chance to brainstorm and generate support for the group’s safe house for battered women and families.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:28 am
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Join Ministry for Fall Fest

BOUTTE - King Jesus Ministries will be having a Fall Fest on Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at 14201 Highway 90 in Boutte. There will be free food, drinks, games and prizes. In the event of rain, this family-friendly celebration of fall will be held inside the church. Call Pastor Dale at (504)881-9956 for more information.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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St. Gertrude holds community dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by Wayne Foret and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Ladycats retool this summer under new coach, after dream season
Ladycats retool this summer under new coach, after dream season
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The Destrehan Ladycats basketball team has enjoyed the decorated run of any basketball team in St. Charles Parish history, capping an undefeated season with a victory in last season's Class 5A state championship game.