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Destrehan Taekwondo students sweep through tourney

Destrehan Taekwondo (TKD) students recently competed in the Tiger-Rock Taekwondo World Championships in Jackson, Miss. from July 16-17.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Return to Grand Isle yields specs, great camp living

Last week, we were invited to spend the weekend at a Tony and Ann Taylor's family camp on Grand Isle. Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:26 am
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Dedication of Wetlands park set for Oct. 2

Wetland Watchers Park, a 28-acre facility located to the east of the Bonnet Carre Spillway’s Lower Guide Levee on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain will be dedicated on Oct. 2. Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:23 am
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Luling golfer will play in U.S. Amateur Championship

Former Hahnville High School golfer Andrew Noto will play for the U.S. Amateur Championship after shooting a 66-69--135 in the 36-hole qualifier at Lake Charles Country Club.
The U.S. Amateur will be held Aug. 23-29 at Chambers Bay in Tacoma, Wash.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:22 am
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Pets of the Week

Parish dogs, Lil Bit and Emma, are up for adoption.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:19 am
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Crowning glory

The 52nd Annual St. Charles Parish Festival Pageant took place on August 8, crowning the latest in a long line of Queens.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:17 am
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Book Review: 'The Lovely Bones'

Reviewed by Victoria PalamoneRead More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:15 am
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Board members call for more black teachers at schools

School Board members John Smith and Ellis Alexander are concerned that there is a lack of minority representation in the school district. Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Domino’s driver robbed at gunpoint while making delivery

A Domino’s delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint by two men, who approached her shortly after she had dropped off a pizza in the 300 block of East Club Drive in St. Rose, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Class teaches unique, Israeli methods to defend against muggers, sexual assailants

An Israeli combat system that teaches students to deal with real-life situations such as muggings or sexual assaults is gaining interest in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Police make arrest in armed robbery of St. Rose Driving Range

A 41-year-old St. Rose man has been arrested for allegedly robbing the St. Rose Driving Range and fleeing with an unknown amount of money, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:06 am
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‘Special Report’ details parish’s accomplishments

By Renee SimpsonRead More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:03 am
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Feds have almost ignored fertilizer spill

Why was the federal administration so quick to pronounce a moratorium on future offshore exploration and drilling after the BP oil spill but has done nothing to stop continuation of the deadzone in the Gulf of Mexico caused by fertilizer spills from midwest farms? The latter is killing our fisheries much more than the BP spill.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:01 am
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Paul Maillard needs improvements

In yonder days, Paul Maillard Road was the main street of Luling. It still is a main street in that it commands much of the traffic going from U. S. 90 to River Road.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:59 am
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Parish focusing on flood insurance rates
Parish focusing on flood insurance rates
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With flood insurance rates due to expire in June, St. Charles Parish officials are working with the area’s Congressional delegation and toward finding discounts that can buffer residents from a major premium hit.