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Looking forward now that health care bill is law

The health care legislation is now law. The most massive - and costly - domestic government initiative in history will soon be bringing about many changes nationally and in Louisiana. Our state leaders should begin taking actions now to head off the fiscal disaster we will be facing in a few years when some provisions of the law take effect.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Has He Risen in Our Hearts?

(COLUMNIST’S NOTE: The following column touches upon the Easter Triduum which is a tradition of the Catholic Church and considered the holiest time of the liturgical calendar. But it is for all denominations as well because its primary focus is on Christ’s redeeming love for us all.)Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Jindal could lead in right direction

Gov. Bobby Jindal is making news again. Now he wants to reshape the State of Louisiana by cutting the government infrastructure and turning over many of the state’s functions to the private sector.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:28 am
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70-year-old man charged with beating wife, throwing knife

A 70-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and booked with aggravated battery after allegedly punching his wife several times in the face and throwing a large hunting knife at her back, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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April 01, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Dental clinic that ‘caters to cowards’ coming to Boutte

One of the largest group dental practices in southeast Louisiana is currently building a new facility in Boutte to serve St. Charles Parish.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:26 am
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12-year-old Luling girl says man tried to lure her into car

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking parents and children in the Lagatutta/Mimosa area to be on the lookout after a 12-year-old Luling girl told authorities that a man tried to coax her into his vehicle.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:25 am
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St. Rose Army cook trades Kevlar helmet for chef’s hat

FORT LEE, Va. - The son of a St. Rose couple recently traded his Kevlar helmet for a chef’s hat during one of the largest culinary competitions of its kind in the United States.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Change coming to Paul Maillard

What started out as a vision from God for one local woman has now evolved into an outreach center that provides support for those struggling to find a place in life and for those who want to make their lives better.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Volunteers tackle 124 miles of trash

A total of 256 volunteers from community groups and industry covered 124 miles of the parish and filled 229 bags with roadside litter in the parish’s second annual Trash Bash.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:21 am
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‘Little Run’ entices young to bridge race

Over the years, the United Way of St. Charles’ annual bridge run has become the largest run over the Mississippi River in the country, but now organizers hope free food and a “Little Bridge Run” will attract even more participants.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Angry residents tell corps to stockpile clay elsewhere

Residents were outraged at a US Army Corps of Engineers meeting on Tuesday over the possibility of the corps stockpiling clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy. Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Council vote puts brakes on community center

The St. Charles Parish Council voted against hiring Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects to design a new community center in Luling because of questions about the selection process.
Now, the administration will have to begin what they called a time-consuming process all over again.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Breakfast fraternity dishes out pranks, politics over coffee

Six days a week, you can find them drinking coffee together on a long table in the middle of Teddy’s Diner having a spirited conversation.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Annual fishing rodeo coming up

NORCO - St. Charles Council on Aging, Inc. & St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to attend Annual Fishing Rodeo on Friday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bonnet Carre Spillway Park Pavilion, Norco.

Call 783-6683 to reserve a spot.

Fishing poles and bait supplied. Bring a hat and a lawn chair!
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March 26, 2010 at 9:45 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Gary L. Heacock, 54, of 406 Collins St. in Winslow, IN, was arrested on March 16 and charged with D.W.I. and improper control of vehicle.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Keep entire Holy Triduum sacred, not just Easter Sunday

With the Lenten season coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that Easter Sunday isn’t the only day that the church is celebrating the coming of the Easter season.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Lul grand marshal continues family tradition
Lul grand marshal continues family tradition
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Dorothy St. Amant Dufresne considers the Krewe of Lul parade a tradition for her hometown, and more so as an honor for herself serving as its grand marshal.