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Grandmother says age doesnít define those who can adopt

With two children in high school, Betty Bye thought that her time as a parent was nearly up. She was 45 and ready to start the next phase of her life. Then, her daughter got pregnant as a freshman in high school and Bye took over the care of her new granddaughter, Raelyn.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:16 am
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Cancer claims one of parish's best-known Germans

On Nov. 14, a businesswoman who was one of the community's most memorable characters passed away.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:13 am
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Destrehan engineer gets 6-month sentence

Destrehan engineer Ray Davezac will spend six months in a halfway house and pay a $20,000 fine after he pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery by paying $5,000 to a car dealership to benefit former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:11 am
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Ministry makes sure Christmas doesnít pass by children of inmates

A local church is doing their part to make sure that the children of prisoners across Louisiana will not miss Christmas this year.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:10 am
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Black Friday: Retailers pull out all stops to lure shoppers

Several area retailers are trying to entice local shoppers with huge sales and specials on Black Friday, but most say that their busiest times are in the morning before residents head to larger retailers and in the evenings when they return.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:08 am
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Itís a girl!

Camdyn Rose Faucheux was born on Oct. 21, 2010 at 9:06 a.m. at Ochsner Hospital to proud parents Mitzi and Tommy Faucheux Jr. of Luling.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:50 pm
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Into the wild

Fifty members of River Parishes Hospitalís Senior Friends Program recently took a bus trip to Global Wildlife in Folsom.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:48 pm
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Queen of Hearts royalty crowned

New Queen of Hearts royalty was named recently.Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:47 pm
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VIPs:Very Important Parishioners

Army National Guard Spec. Thomas S. Cornman has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the Air National Guard.Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:45 pm
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Local girl places 3rd in NOCCA vocal contest

Vivian Buchanan, a resident of St. Rose, recently placed 3rd in the high school women category of the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing Southern Regional Competition held at Southeastern Louisiana University.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:44 pm
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HHS, Allemands team up for festival

Thirteen art students representing Hahnville High School volunteered their time and talent at Allemands Elementary Schoolís annual Fall Festival. Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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LES invites parents to education week

During the week of Nov. 15-19, Luling Elementary School celebrated National Education Week, which highlights the importance of parental involvement in education. Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:40 pm
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Local chef spills her secrets

Local chef Nancy Wilson, owner of Mam Papaulís, has been cooking her entire life. She learned her best recipes from her mother and grandmother, the namesake for her business. In the 1970s, she published a cookbook called ďMam Papaulís Country Creole BasketĒ that has now sold hundreds of copies.Read More...
November 23, 2010 at 3:38 pm
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Donít overlook turkey safety

For most Americans, Thanksgiving wouldnít be complete without turkey. But cooking a big bird requires care, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames.
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November 23, 2010 at 3:34 pm
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R.K. Smith student attends leadership conference

Justin A. Cannon, an 8th grade student at R.K. Smith Middle School in Luling, recently attended the 2010-2011 National Young Leaders State Conference in Birmingham, Ala. for his outstanding academic achievement and leadership potential.
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November 23, 2010 at 2:15 pm
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Farmersí market hosts Thanksgiving event

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmersí Market will host a Thanksgiving celebration on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Ormond Plantation. The event will include pony rides, live music by Blanch Newsome, face painting and a St. Charles Parish Library display.Read More...
November 20, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Luling music fest will include big name acts
Luling music fest will include big name acts
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It all started with a few ideas bandied about, all of them with good intentions. Now, it's on the verge of becoming a reality.