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Republican Women thank School Board member

Dear Editor,
In tune with Thanksgiving go our thanks to Mary Bergeron for giving of her time and herself for the benefit of the young people served by the St. Charles Parish School Board. We are grateful for her 22 years of dedication and leadership aimed at benefiting all children in our school system. Mary was the first woman elected to the board.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:29 am
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Wise words on how to improve higher education

I drank my first cup of coffee this morning while reading the letters to the editor section of my local newspaper. At the top was one written by an economist who got his degrees from our system of higher education in Louisiana. He made some excellent points:
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November 24, 2010 at 11:28 am
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Willowdale...still the best kept secret

In 1978 we moved to St. Charles Parish. We decided to live closer to the West St. Charles Guide newspaper we were publishing since Allen had been commuting from our home in Houma.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:27 am
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Thanks

Yes, there are a number of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Donald Theriot, 52, of 3645 James Victor Drive in Baton Rouge, was arrested on Nov. 18 and charged with D.W.I. and not staying in a single lane of traffic.

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November 24, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Luling park gets the go ahead

A long-awaited park is finally coming to the Willowdale/Mimosa area.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:22 am
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Council overrides St. Pierre veto

The St. Charles Parish Council overrode a veto by Parish President V.J. St. Pierre that would have removed a cap on the pay raises he can give his top appointees.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:20 am
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Players of the Week

Ahmad White and Tyren HillsRead More...
November 24, 2010 at 11:19 am
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Destrehan duo continues to excel at college level

The combination of quarterback Jordan Jefferson to Damaris Johnson will go down as one of, if not the very best pitch and catch combo to ever play in the River Parishes.Read More...
November 24, 2010 at 11:18 am
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Ducks flock to Salvador, spillway

This past weekend many hunters headed to their favorite deer leases, duck ponds, or lakes with the anticipation of killing or catching a wall hanger.
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November 24, 2010 at 11:17 am
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Grandmother says age doesn’t 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 doesn’t 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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It’s 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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 Humane Society Pet of the Week: Vera
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Vera
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Vera.