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Dutchtown proves too much to handle for DHS boys, girls

The Dutchtown Griffins shocked Destrehan last week, beating the boys 56-50 only two weeks after getting blown out by the Wildcats.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:42 am
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Saints finish strong! May we also!

What an exciting game! And what a comeback. But the Saints’ theme all season has been to “finish strong”. And, that is exactly what they did.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:39 am
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'Loophole' closures or job killers?

Buried within the thousands of pages of the Obama Administration’s proposed budget for 2011 are billions upon billions of dollars in new taxes. Calling many of the tax increases “loophole closers,” the budget clearly states the president’s intent to repeal “subsidies for fossil fuels so that we can transition to a 21st century energy economy.”Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:37 am
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Our View: Now, nobody will admit dey gonna beat dem Saints

Who dat say they gonna beat dem Saints? Who dat? Who dat?Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:35 am
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Do we really need a lieutenant governor?

Let’s face it, the only time we need a lieutenant governor is when the governor dies, gets elected to a higher office or quits for some other reason. Then he becomes the head man in the state and his office means something.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:34 am
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Parish awarded emergency funds

St. Charles Parish has been chosen to receive $22,386 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. These funds have been made available through Congressional Act. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:33 am
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IRS expands credit that paid out $12 million locally

Last year, almost $12 million was given to St. Charles Parish residents who claimed an earned income tax credit. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Destrehan man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A multiple DWI offender from Destrehan pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August crash on Airline that led to the death of a 30-year-old woman.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Spillway Road closed

The Spillway Road in the Bonnet Carre Spillway is closed to traffic until further notice because of high water. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:30 am
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School parades include costumes, wagon floats

Many of the parish schools will be holding their own Mardi Gras celebrations this week.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Destrehan exhibit honors Saints coach

The St. Charles Museum and Historical Association and the River Road Historical Society will stage an exhibit honoring coach Curtis Johnson Jr., the tough minded and uncompromising wide receivers coach of the New Orleans Saints. The exhibit will run during February, which is African American History Month. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:20 am
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Ready to roll

A wild mix of 29 floats will join in the fun of the Krewe of Lul parade that rolls at noon on Feb. 13.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:18 am
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Students build rockets for studies

Mrs. Knoblock and Mrs. Theriot's 3rd grade classes are studying force and motion.
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February 11, 2010 at 10:11 am
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Hurst honor night was a full house

Over 91 families packed the Harry Hurst Middle School cafeteria to support their sons and daughters as part of the first semester honors night.
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February 11, 2010 at 10:10 am
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Kindergarten kids study earthworms

Kindergarten students at New Sarpy Elementary school are observing worms.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:09 am
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Art Guild hosts workshop

Tanya Dischler, a nationally known water media artist, recently taught her acrylic techniques to St. Charles Art Guild members and non-members in a workshop titled "Chaos to Control." Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:08 am
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The mystery of the yellow box
The mystery of the yellow box
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When Stephen Vial noticed the bright, yellow collection box bearing the name "AmericanWill" on their property on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, the first thing he wondered was when they gave permission to place it there.