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RJ Vial in top 10 for Leukemia Fundation fundraising

R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis ranked No. 8 in the state in their fundraising efforts for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They raised over $4,200 dollars.Read More...
May 20, 2010 at 10:01 am
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RJ Vial in top 10 for Leukemia Fundation fundraising

R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis ranked No. 8 in the state in their fundraising efforts for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They raised over $4,200 dollars.Read More...
May 20, 2010 at 10:00 am
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Library offers free computer classes

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parish Library is offering free computer classes in May. The new East Regional Library is now open, including a computer lab.
Classes will be offered at three locations listed below:
St. Rose Library in St. Rose, the West Regional Library in Luling and the East Regional Library in Destrehan.
All classes are single two hour classes, not continuing courses. It is necessary to register for each class you wish to attend, but you may register for all available classes at the same time. Call any St. Charles Parish Library or visit their Web site www.stcharles.lib.la.us to register.
•Basic Computer Skills - A Step Beyond
Monday, May 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Rose Library.
Friday, May 21, 10 a.m.-noon at the West Regional Library.
•Internet Basics
Wednesday, May 19, 2-4 p.m. at the East Regional Library.
Monday, May 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Rose Library.
Friday, May 28, 10 a.m.-noon at the West Regional Library.
•E-mail Basics
Wednesday, May 26, 2-4 p.m. at the East Regional Library.
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May 17, 2010 at 11:01 am
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Memorial tourney gives back to students

May 15, 2010 at 11:49 am
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Memorial tourney gives back to students

LULING -The 10th Annual Avra Johnson Ramsay Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Willowdale Country Club in Luling, LA.Read More...
May 15, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Open house for parents to keep kids learning this summer

LULING - Learn active and entertaining ideas to keep children engaged in learning during the summer with Caring Strategies on May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13513 River Road, Luling. Visit www.caringstrategies.net or call (504)722-3636 for more information.
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May 15, 2010 at 11:01 am
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Farmers’ Market hosts Suzuki Forum

DESTREHAN - The May 15 German Coast Farmers’ Market will feature a live musical performance by the Greater New Orleans Suzuki Forum, a local group of families with children studying the bass, cello, flute, guitar, harp, piano, viola, and violin using the Suzuki teaching method.

The event will be at the market’s East Bank location at 13786 River Road in Destrehan, at Ormond Plantation, from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information on the Market or to sign up for e-newsletters, go to www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
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May 15, 2010 at 11:00 am
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Spring Heritage Day is back at Destrehan

DESTREHAN - On Friday and Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, Destrehan Plantation will hold its Spring Heritage Days and Civil War Encampment.Read More...
May 14, 2010 at 11:23 am
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Wildcats have plenty of question marks heading into spring game

Making the playoffs is always a nice goal to attain, but because of two recent state championships, more is expected at Destrehan. So even though the Wildcats were a playoff team in 2009, they will be looking to put last season's 5-6 record behind them when they host H.L. Bourgeois at 6 p.m. on Friday for their spring game. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm
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New parish talk show debuts on channel 6

Renee Simpson

‘St. Charles Parish Today’ is a local talk show that takes viewers inside parish government and the month’s hot topics. It can be seen at 5 p.m. daily unless pre-empted by a live public meeting.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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Protective measures underway at Grand Isle

Work is underway in closing two breaches along the coast of Elmer’s Island west of Grand Isle to help protect the coastal wetlands from the oil spill now threatening the fishing industry in southern Louisiana.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm
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Barrier islands need to be restored

Many years ago, in the sixties, Louisiana Land and Exploration Company officials suggested that we restore the broken up barrier islands along the coast of southeast Louisiana. It would have protected the state’s valuable wetlands which spawn much of the nation’s commercial fish.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:42 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Lori A. Sardenga, 25, of 345 W. Easy St. in Destrehan, was arrested on May 5 and charged with cruelty to a juvenile.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:41 pm
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Parish air gets “F” from lung association

St. Charles Parish received an “F” from the American Lung Association for the amount of ozone, or smog, in the air. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm
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Design for new shelter released

The schematic design for a new animal shelter in St. Charles Parish was released this week. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Luling pet owners need to look out for coyotes

Two small dogs in the Willowdale area are missing and St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said it appears that they were taken from their yards by predators such as coyotes or bobcats.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm
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Krewe of Lul rolling with 23 floats Saturday in Luling
Krewe of Lul rolling with 23 floats Saturday in Luling
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Marking its 40th year of revelry in Luling, the Krewe of Lul will roll with 62 units and 23 floats this Mardi Gras season.