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Humane Society to hold yard sale

LULING - The St. Charles Humane Society and Animal Control will hold a yard sale on August 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will go to the animals at the parish shelter. Yard sale organizers are currently seeking donations, including but not limited to furniture, clothing, baby items, shoes and electronics. Donations will be accepted until August 27 at the St. Charles Animal Control office, 13875 Feret St. in Luling.
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August 28, 2010 at 10:41 am
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Businesses faced with uncertainty of new laws

August 19 was not a good day for President Obama, the Democrats fighting to keep their majorities in Congress, or workers and businesses in America. Some troubling economic figures came out that day indicating that “Recovery Summer” is not going very well.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:27 am
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St. Pierre offers extensive levee update

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At a recent council meeting, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre presented updated information on the permitting progress for the West Bank hurricane protection levee. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:26 am
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A very confusing election is coming up

In case you didn’t know, and a lot of people don’t, there is an election coming up Saturday in St. Charles Parish. It will help determine the party candidates in the general election in November to choose our Congressman and one of our Senators in Washington.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Michael Simmons, 22, of 121 Lakewood in Luling, was arrested on Aug. 17 and charged with theft under $300 and simple robbery.
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August 27, 2010 at 9:21 am
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DHS junior one of 4 students from U.S. picked for global conference

Destrehan junior Mya LaGrange is making her way towards a future in international journalism.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Parish expects to collect $1 million less in tax revenue

Because of a reduced inventory at some industries, the value of the parish’s tax roll is expected to drop by $35 million this year. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Sheriff’s Office releases full jail roster online

The names of every single inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center are now online, and includes a feature that automatically notifies residents when a specific inmate is released.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Swine flu pandemic over, drama-free season expected

After a swine flu epidemic last year, the St. Charles Community Health Center says that residents can stop worrying about contracting the virus.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:12 am
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Paradis woman dies from severe burns sustained in house fire

A 48-year-old Paradis woman died last week from injuries she sustained in a fire, according to State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Driver, dog attack deputy during traffic stop

A Montz man was arrested on Monday after an altercation with a police officer that resulted in numerous charges, including attempted murder.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Classes that can change your life

For more than 30 years, St. Charles Parish Schools has offered community education classes to further teaching and learning after high school and beyond.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Luling activist used as pawn in oil spill scam

Right after Katrina, Luling resident Adline Mott helped more than 100 people from the community who desperately needed jobs find work rebuilding the area. So when a similar situation presented itself regarding the BP oil spill, Mott immediately began making phone calls.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Destrehan offense must get back on track after disappointing showing

Destrehan's scrimmage against Salmen last week was a tale of two units. The defense was able to contain a talented Spartans offense for most of the contest, but the offense struggled mightily and will remain a huge question mark going into the 2010 season.Read More...
August 26, 2010 at 12:52 pm
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Tiger receiver signs with Memphis, former DHS star on college award watch list

Former LSU running backs coach Larry Porter is noted for being a good recruiter and good fisherman. Well the first-year Memphis University head coach knows where to find good football talent in the state of Louisiana and last week he landed Hahnville wide receiver Derek Howard.Read More...
August 26, 2010 at 12:47 pm
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Valdin’s eyes will be focused on special teams during jamboree

The defense was supposed to be one of the main strengths for the Hahnville Tigers this season, but the unit struggled last week in a scrimmage against Higgins. Now, they will get a chance to redeem themselves when they host St. James in the Ed Reed Jamboree on Aug. 26.Read More...
August 26, 2010 at 12:47 pm
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World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls
World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls
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Some of St. Charles Parish’s best and brightest young softball players had the rare opportunity to compete against many other top players across the nation last week, as the 8U and 10U All-Star teams competed at the Babe Ruth World Series at Jensen Beach, Fla.