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Boaters can sign up now for annual parade

BAYOU GAUCHE - The annual Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade will be held on Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three best-decorated boats. There is no fee for participation. Those interested in participating can call Mike and Yvette Dunn at (504)415-6988 or (504)495-8491 or Loretta Matherne at (985)532-2368.
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December 04, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Daigle

James “Jim” Daigle, 87, a native of Grosse Tete and resident of Des Allemands, was entrusted to God’s loving care on Nov. 25, 2010. Read More...
December 03, 2010 at 9:25 am
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Champagne

Hubert Paul Champagne, 92, passed away on Nov. 27, 2010 in Raceland. He was a native and resident of Lockport. Read More...
December 03, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Curtis Francois, 58, of 220 W 2nd St. in LaPlace, was arrested on Nov. 22 and charged with D.W.I. and reckless operation.

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December 03, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Keep up with Parish Council with online updates

By Renee Simpson
The parish Public Information Office and Council Office are making it easier to keep up with the actions of the St. Charles Parish Council with online updates before and after each meeting.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Come on LSU, it’s not rocket science

Earlier this year, LSU-Baton Rouge began an initiative to look into methods to make its operations more effective and efficient.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:21 am
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North Korea is not on a peaceful path

North Korea is testing the world by its attacks on South Korea and development of nuclear weapons. Let’s face it, if that country continues to act in those two ways, it is a threat to other countries around the world.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Norco death beyond comprehension

It was sad indeed this week for police to discover the remains of a 78-year-old woman who was brutally murdered some three weeks ago in her Norco home. She was described as a sweet lady who minded her own business and was kind to everyone.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Town hall meetings to gauge interest in recycling

St. Charles Parish Council members will hold two town hall meetings to seek input on whether or not residents want curbside recycling brought back to the parish.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Pictorial history books flying off the shelves

A pictorial history of St. Charles Parish that spans more than 300 years has become a hot item as Christmas approaches.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Man killed in I-310 wreck

A 30-year-old Slidell man was killed after his vehicle collided with a billboard on I-310 south near LA 3127, according to Louisiana State Police.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Holiday pet adoption helps owner cope with cancer

When the holiday season rolled around last year, something was missing in Renee Simoneaux’s life. After going through a bitter divorce, and finally finding her prince charming and settling down, she still felt like she needed something more in her life.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Boat parade launches at earliest date ever

Parishioners can kick off their holiday celebrations earlier than ever during this year’s Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Santa, Mrs. Claus big draws to Norco Christmas Parade

The Christmas season will begin in the River Parishes on Sunday, Dec. 5 as the Norco Christmas Parade, complete with a float carrying both Santa and Mrs. Claus, rolls through the area.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Rising standards may leave some schools in dust

Since 1999, the number of schools in Louisiana that are considered academically unacceptable has risen considerably. But the reason is not necessarily that schools are becoming less successful.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:06 am
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Norco woman’s brutal death shocks family

Mary Nancy Mule Arico was a simple woman who didn’t care about wearing fancy clothes or jewelry and dedicated a majority of her time to making sure the plants around her home flourished, according to relative Perry Waguespack.
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December 03, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Storm evacuation not anticipated at this time
Storm evacuation not anticipated at this time
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As Tropical Storm Nate continues its path toward Southeast Louisiana, St. Charles Parish officials have announced they don't anticipate issuing an evacuation at this time.