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Norco Christmas Parade set for Dec. 6

The Christmas season will begin in the River Parishes on Sunday, Dec. 6 as the Norco Christmas Parade rolls for the eighth straight year.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Successful food drive by Valero

Valero employees “gave back” to the community by delivering 3,720 lbs. of food they collected during a recent food drive to Second Harvest Food Bank. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Allemands Elementary play area re-opened, still incomplete

Students at Allemands Elementary School will finally be able to enjoy their play area again after months of construction on a cover for it.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:58 am
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Barbe coach impressed with Hahnville signal caller

Lou Valdin and the Hahnville Tigers took a huge step toward reaching their goal of playing in the 5A football state championship title game when they defeated Barbe High School (37-28).Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:39 am
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The circus came to town

The 63rd Annual Jerusalem Shrine Circus took place Nov. 27-29. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Troy A. Washington, 17, of 221 Clement St. in New Sarpy, was arrested on Nov. 9 and charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 11:04 am
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Victory over lust begins with self control

Christopher West

My recent columns on “sexual redemption” continue to spark interest. A conscientious Catholic wrote to me after my last column asking for some practical suggestions for living the redemption of his sexuality. What follows is adapted from a recent interview on the same subject.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Politics is an entertainment medium, too

Our political system was supposed to give people the ability to run their country by electing their officials. But it does more than that.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Problems with health care legislation

The House of Representatives in Congress recently passed a mammoth health insurance bill by the narrow margin of 220-215. Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:58 am
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Our wonderland to be more available

Our outdoor wonderland in St. Charles Parish is destined to become more available to the public in the near future. Two projects will make it so.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:57 am
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Grant allows improved water flow, fire rating in Paradis

PARADIS - A Louisiana Community Development Block Grant will fund the installation of a 12-inch water main along LA 631 (Old Spanish Trail), providing improved water flows and better fire ratings in the area.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Rising river delays work on bike path

The 6.2-mile bicycle/pedestrian path under construction between Hahnville and Luling was supposed to be completed by early December, but has been delayed due to unusually high water levels in the Mississippi River.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Library investigation called off, Hogan leaves matter to public

After the Parish Council voted against his resolution, Councilman Paul Hogan said that he will no longer call for an investigation into the size increase of the East Bank Regional Library. Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:39 am
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Coyotes blamed for missing St. Rose pets

Recent reports of coyotes in St. Rose have animal control agents on watch.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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School district ranking drops

Statewide school district rankings show that St. Charles Parish Public Schools consistently rank among the best in the state, though the district did fall two spots from sixth to eighth overall. However, the district was still among the leaders in ACT scores and graduation rates for the 2008-09 school year, finishing with the second highest graduation rate in the state and the third highest cumulative ACT score.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Girlfriend rams car into marsh after fight with boyfriend’s ex-wife

A 26-year-old Avondale woman was arrested on Friday after getting into a fight with her boyfriend’s ex-wife and then allegedly following the victim’s vehicle and ramming it into the marsh at the corner of U.S. 61 and East Harding Street, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Norco father builds 'pedicab' for disabled sons
Norco father builds 'pedicab' for disabled sons
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Ron and Anne Schexnaydre are accustomed to bringing the world to their twin sons, Joshua and Jacob, but their latest feat changes that direction a little - at least in St. Charles Parish.