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•Brian P. Brady, 48, of 617 Pine St. in Norco was arrested on Sept. 1 and charged with DWI, speeding, failure to signal, and failure to change address within 10 days.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Program aims to deliver monthly books to children

Every child in St. Charles Parish from birth to five years old can receive a book in the mail every month if they sign up for a new United Way program that is scheduled to begin in October.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:51 am
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New Boutte restaurant mixes food with antiques

Standing behind the front end of a ‘54 GMC serving locals “momma’s favorites” is where you’ll find Christina Reed each day.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:50 am
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130 students opt out of Obama’s school speech

President Barack Obama steered clear of politics in a pep talk to students Tuesday that sparked controversy locally, leading St. Charles Parish parents to online forums to voice their concerns regarding the address.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:48 am
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Hahnville rolls, Destrehan streak ends

The Hahnville Tigers cruised to another monster win on Friday, while the Destrehan Wildcats saw their 30-game win streak snapped with a 31-21 loss to Thibodaux.Read More...
September 11, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Elayne Kuehler heads workshop

DESTREHAN - The Louisiana Artist Association will hold its next workshop on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Charles Methodist Church in Destrehan.

The fee is $50 for members and $100 for non-members.
To sign up or to get more information, contact Joyce Laporte at 504-455-9493 or at jwlaport@att.net.

To learn more about Kuehler, visit Elaynekuehler.com.
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September 10, 2009 at 9:12 am
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Car dealers are saving clunkers

Nearly 700,000 vehicles were traded in as part of the government’s $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program, but in the surrounding area, many of those clunkers are still sitting at dealerships, according to Clint Jacob, from Boutte-based Jake’s Towing.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 12:50 pm
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Destrehan ready for challenge of speedy, experienced Helen Cox

Though the game was nothing more than a glorified scrimmage, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux and his Wildcats are ready to put last week's 25-0 jamboree loss to Lutcher behind them.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:43 am
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Young adults missing from planning study

Although the results of St. Charles Parish’s Community Vision Forums won’t be tallied for another week, officials can say that there’s one age group they’re still trying to reach.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:12 am
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Parish lays out plans for 8 building projects

By Renee Simpson

Parish administrators recently laid out plans for eight new building projects poised to move the parish even further into the 21st Century. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:11 am
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Elmer’s Island is a great asset for state

There are not many beaches along Louisiana’s coast accessible to automotive traffic by a public roadway. Grand Isle, Fourchon and the Calcasieu Parish coastline were the only three.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:10 am
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Man that led officers on high-speed chase gets 18 years

A New Orleans man that led police on a high-speed chase in St. Charles Parish before more than 4,000 ecstasy tabs were found in his home was sentenced to 18 years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:09 am
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Man arrested for fondling himself in parking lot

A 22-year-old man was arrested for fondling himself in front of a 16-year-old girl in the parking lot of Winn-Dixie after her mother went inside the store to buy bread.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:07 am
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Harry Hurst teacher gets ‘animated’ for environment

When Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot talks about the Wetland Watchers, he usually gets pretty animated, but it’s hard to imagine he ever envisioned himself as a cartoon in a book about environmental heroes.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:06 am
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Outdoor Report

Last week, the urge to fish Bayou Perrot was still on my mind. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:32 am
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Tigers carry lofty expectations into showdown with John Ehret

The Hahnville Tigers enter the season as the No. 2 team in Class 5A, and looked every bit the part last week by dismantling St. James 21-6 in the Ed Reed Jamboree.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:28 am
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Traveling food bank feeds 450  households a month in the parish
Traveling food bank feeds 450 households a month in the parish
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Many in St. Charles Parish don’t have to go hungry thanks to the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Feeding South Louisiana Mobile Food Pantry.