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Paradis sponsors garage sale

PARADIS - The religion program at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis will sponsor a garage sale on April 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot.
Donations may be dropped off April 4 from 9 a.m. to noon and April 6 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the religious education building.
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April 18, 2009 at 11:48 am
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Catfish committee sells raffle tickets

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The Louisiana Catfish Festival Committee is seeking girls ages 11 to 13 to sell raffle tickets for the chance to win the Junior Catfish Queen XXVI title.

The girl selling the most tickets will win the crown. A sign up meeting was held on April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

The committee will sponsor the annual children’s pageant on April 18 at 10 a.m. in the Father Mac Community Center. Children ages 10 and younger may enter.

For more information, call Lydia Dempster at 985-758-0289 or Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.
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April 18, 2009 at 11:47 am
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Sign up for track program today

DESTREHAN - The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for its summer track program.

Registration for ages 8 to 18 will be held at Destrehan High School on April 18 at 1 p.m.

The following is required: copy of birth certificate, doctor’s physical examination, $60 registration fee and parent or guardian’s signature on permission slip.

The department is also in need of volunteer coaches.
For more information, call Theresa Theriot at 985-783-5090.
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April 18, 2009 at 11:46 am
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Immunization mobile April 18

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The United Way of St. Charles in partnership with the St. Charles Community Health Center will be providing free immunizations for children ages birth to 5 on April 18 at the First Assembly of God Church in Des Allemands from 9 a.m. to noon and at the Canaan Baptist Church in Killona from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Children ages 6 and up are welcome, however, fees may be assessed.
Call 985-331-9063 for more information.
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April 18, 2009 at 11:45 am
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Immunization mobile April 18

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The United Way of St. Charles in partnership with the St. Charles Community Health Center will be providing free immunizations for children ages birth to 5 on April 18 at the First Assembly of God Church in Des Allemands from 9 a.m. to noon and at the Canaan Baptist Church in Killona from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Children ages 6 and up are welcome, however, fees may be assessed.

Call 985-331-9063 for more information.
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April 18, 2009 at 9:14 am
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AARP offers tax aid to seniors

LULING - The AARP will again offer assistance to low and medium income seniors in preparing their income tax at the West Regional Library located at 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling beginning the first week of February, Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and continuing through April 15.

Taxpayers are requested to bring their 2007 tax return, all 2008 W-2s, 1099s or broker equivalent, social security benefits and homeowners insurance declaration page. Also bring your real estate tax payments. These are now deductible even though you do not itemize.
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April 15, 2009 at 3:59 pm
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Senior olympians face off at annual track and field events

The annual Senior Olympics kicked off April 14 with track and field events at Destrehan High School. St. Charles Parish participants 60 years old and up were able to compete with others from southeastern Louisiana, including St. John, St. James and Terrebonne parishes.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:27 pm
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Boutte Tae Kwon Do students place in sparring competition

Students from the St. Charles Tae Kwon Do recently competed in the “Governor's Games Tae Kwon Do Championships” in Baton Rouge. Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:26 pm
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Hahnville’s Brian Lumar named 5A coach of the year

Congratulations to Hahnville High School basketball coach, Brian Lumar, who was named the class 5A, state basketball coach of the year.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:25 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

About a year ago I bought a dozen nets, and like most good things, never got around to go crawfishing although boiling and eating seafood in south Louisiana is a Cajun tradition.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:24 pm
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Destrehan sweeps Hahnville for first time since ‘04

The Destrehan baseball team began its season by only winning three of its first 13 games, but since then, the Cats have won 11 of their last 12 to vault to the top of the district.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:21 pm
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Perfection personified:

Going into Tuesday's district finale against St. Amant, the Lady Tigers already had the 6-5A title wrapped up but were still playing for a perfect 10-0 mark against district foes.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:17 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Snail” by Joy Martin got the most votes last week and is the April 9 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Joy.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:15 pm
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Free, discounted fruits and veggies available to seniors at farmer’s market

Fresh produce and farmer’s market specialties could become easier for low-income seniors to purchase - thanks to the St. Charles Parish Council On Aging and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm
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Herald-Guide People Watch

On April 26, Destrehan musician Jake Smith and his band will, for the first time, play a venue unlike any other - the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:13 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Any spring social event in Louisiana is most definitely centered around a crawfish boil. This time of year, is a time to relax with family and friends, enjoy the outdoors, and enjoy the bounty of the season, live Louisiana crawfish.Read More...
April 15, 2009 at 12:09 pm
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Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion
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An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.