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Peer pressure: kids helping kids

R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis is taking a stand against bullying with the 2010-2011 Bully-Free Kickoff.
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October 07, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Young at art

The Talented Art students at Lakewood Elementary have been creating art to express their views on the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Another man’s treasure

Before Louise Broach Fisher showed up, the Social Concerns Thrift Shop had to set aside much of the jewelry that was donated until someone had time to sift through it.Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Learning with the Brown Foundation

Student Council members from St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently attended the annual Service Learning Event held at the Pontchartrain Center to accept grant funds from the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation’s Service Learning Program.Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Kids have fun with ZooPhonics

The faculty of A.A. Songy Kindergarten Center recently held the 1st PACT Session (Parent and Child Together) of the school year. Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:23 am
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United Way "Ride United" a success

Over 150 bikers participated in the RIDE UNITED Poker Run hosted by United Way of St. Charles on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Recipe: Dessert pumpkin roll

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October 07, 2010 at 9:21 am
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Glynn Boyd named anchor at ABC26

Glynn Boyd, Boutte native and 1980 Hahnville High School graduate, was recently promoted to anchor on ABC26 in New Orleans. Read More...
October 07, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Luncheon will discuss economic outlook

GRAY - A presentation on the Louisiana Economic Outlook for 2011-2012 will be presented at a luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 7 at The Cypress Columns, 157 Tourist Drive in Gray. The presentation will focus on a regional perspective of trend and events that could affect the Bayou Region economy.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. The cost is $45. Registration can be done online at www.bayouregion.com/events or by mailing or faxing your registration information. The deadline for registration is Sept. 30. Call (985)448-4485 for more information.
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October 07, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Cooks compete in Battle for the Paddle

LULING - The 9th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle will take place on Oct. 7 at the West Bank Bridge Park. The jambalaya and gumbo cook-off allows teams across the region to compete to be named the “best.” The event kicks off the United Way’s annual fundraising campaign.

The event is open to the public from 4-7:30 p.m. and entry is $5, which includes all-you-can-eat gumbo and jambalaya, live music and more.

Registration for a team to compete is $75 per category.

To register or for more information, visit www.uwaysc.org or contact Sara at (985)331-9063.
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October 07, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Workshop for teachers

LULING - The LSU AgCenter will host a teacher workshop on Oct. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the St. Charles AgCenter, 1313 Paul Maillard Road Suite E in Luling. The workshop will focus on agricultural learning for the classroom in pre-K through 8th grade. The workshop is free for all educators and will include a meal or refreshments, a take-home binder filled with lessons and ag-tivities. Teachers will also receive a certificate of attendance. Pre-registration is required. Call Lynda Danos, AITC State Coordinator at (225)922-6503, Cyndi Guercio, program assistant at (225)922-6204, or Denise Zeringue, LSU AgCenter FCS Agent at (985)785-4473 for more information.
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October 05, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Wetland Watchers park grand opening

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The long-awaited Wetland Watchers Park will open on Saturday, Oct. 2 with a program from noon-3 p.m. The program will include a performance by Amanda Shaw. The opening ceremony begins at 1 p.m. The park is located at the lake via the Spillway East Guide Levee. Proceeds from the event will benefit the oil spill relief. For more information, call (985)783-5182.
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October 02, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Crafts sale, auction

DES ALLEMANDS - A craft sale and auction will be held at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands on Saturday, Oct. 2. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., crafts, baked goods, donuts, woodwork and quilts will be available. From 1-4 p.m., an auction will take place. Lunch will be sold with choice of jambalaya or gumbo. All proceeds will go to Pine Lake Fellowship Camp.
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October 02, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Wildcats fall to Lutcher, 27-8

The Lutcher Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter to put away the Wildcats and earn a 27-8 victory.Read More...
October 01, 2010 at 9:45 pm
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Grandpa’s girl

Boutte Christian Academy recently invited all of the students’ grandparents to a special day of appreciation.
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September 30, 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Get it growing: LA super plants

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter Horticulturist

In October, the LSU AgCenter presents its new plant promotion program called Louisiana Super Plants. The Louisiana Super Plants program is an educational and marketing campaign that highlights tough and beautiful plants that perform well in Louisiana landscapes. New selections will be announced and promoted each spring and fall.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:11 pm
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Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense
Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense
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It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.