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House bill would hurt small farms

The federal government will step more into our lives if bill HR875, guised under the nickname “food safety law,” passes in Congress. It would wipe out many small and organic farms and even herb gardens in our back yards.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Youngsters need place to ‘hang out’

It was encouraging to see students taking part in the parish planning sessions held during the past two weeks in St. Charles. After all, their future here will be longer lasting than that of most residents.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Parish financials clean, audit reveals no problems

Hahnville - Auditors Stagni & Co. have given St. Charles Parish’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report an unqualified opinion, dubbing the report “clean” for the most recent fiscal year. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Bikers can sign up for scenic poker run to festival

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is currently accepting registrations for its upcoming ‘Ride United’ Poker Run scheduled for Sept. 26. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Waterford deals with hostile crisis during drill

Residents driving down Highway 18 were no doubt surprised to see emergency responders in the parking area near Waterford 3 on Aug. 27, but it wasn't a real crisis situation at the nuclear plant, it was just a drill.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:02 am
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2 dead, 1 injured after back-to-back plane crashes

Two separate plane crashes that occurred less than 24 hours apart left two men dead and a Taft man injured. Both incidents took place on private air strips and involved experienced pilots who crashed while still on the ground, authorities said.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Pretend cop arrested after pulling over Luling woman

A Luling man was arrested after pulling over a woman on Paul Maillard Road using flashing blue lights and attempting to confront her before she sped off and called the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Parish considers storm- resistant community center

A long-awaited community center could finally be on the horizon for St. Charles Parish, and the best part is, the center would be constructed using a Community Development Block Grant.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Driver injured in Highway 90 accident

A driver startled by Monday morning traffic near Hahnville High School slammed on the brakes and skidded into a post at the Exxon station in Boutte. Read More...
August 27, 2009 at 11:16 pm
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Hahnville cruises, Destrehan falls in River Parishes jamboree

It may have just been a jamboree, but Hahnville showed exactly why they are considered contenders for the 5A crown this season, dominating St. James on both sides of the ball for a 21-6 win.Read More...
August 27, 2009 at 10:03 pm
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Luling’s Brandon Singleton makes strides at 2009 Junior Olympics

Brandon Singleton, 12, of Luling traveled to Des Moines, Iowa for the 2009 Junior Olympics and earned a silver medal for his accomplishments in the 80-meter hurdle competition for the Midgets division.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:48 pm
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Outdoor Report

St. Charles Parish county agent Rene' Schmit urges hunters to have their food plot soil tested before attempting to plant food this deer season.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:45 pm
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Mt. Zion slam dunks True Vine

After a four-year championship run, True Vine Baptist Church of Hahnville handed over their title as local Christian basketball champions to Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Ama.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm
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Neighbors gather for Night Out Against Crime

Three families on Palmer Drive in Willowdale Subdivision organized a successful party for the Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:39 pm
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Girl Scouts - fun that most families can afford

As more and more families are forced to reduce their expenses in this tough economy, they struggle with deciding which activities they can afford for their children. Dance, sports, and other extra-curricular activities can take a toll on their shrinking pocketbooks.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:38 pm
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Registration still available for fall classes

With just a few weeks until the fall semester begins, a steady stream of new and returning students are currently scheduling classes at River Parishes Community College in Sorrento. Counselors are meeting daily with groups of students to help them select courses to fit each individual student's scheduling needs. Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
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Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the area’s mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.