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Community Education

Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:46 am
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SCP professionals eeded for exchange

Rotary club members of Southeast Louisiana and South and Central Mississippi are seeking outstanding professionals to visit the Argentina (Rotary District 4825) in April-May 2010 as part of the Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:44 am
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Hahnville Hi-Steppers excel at American All-Star Camp at Nicholls

The Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers dance team excelled at the “American All-Star Dance Camp” held at Nicholls State University.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Parents and kids compete at post-season cabbage ball game

The St. Charles Parish 13 and 14-year-old baseball champions from Destrehan gathered for a cabbage ball game against their parents.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:34 am
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All-Stars place first in three tournaments, 24th nationally

St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars had a great season, placing first in three tournaments - the Summer Heater, the Summer Sizzler NIT and the Southshore Classic, The team also placed second in the Cajun Classic.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:33 am
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Ballpark Beauties

The Ballpark Beauties has become an annual event, which allows Louisiana festival queens to be presented on the field during the pre-game at a New Orleans Zephyrs home game.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:31 am
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Fishing for Frankie

On Saturday morning, “Fishing for Frankie” was held at Pier 90. Thirty-two boats with two fishermen aboard fished on a cloudy ominous morning. Local Bass fisherman, Ritchie Friloux, was a prime candidate to win the benefit rodeo.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:29 am
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Where is our parish headed?

St. Charles Parish officials want to know: What would make life better for you? What is missing in your community? What do like about the parish? What would you like to keep here forever?Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Woman stabbed in neck at St. Rose party

A Memphis, Tenn. woman has been arrested for attempted murder after stabbing another woman in the neck at a St. Rose party, which caused a minor loss of sensation to the right side of the victim’s body.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Hale Boggs repair work to slow down bridge traffic for over a year

Starting Sept. 12, residents crossing the Hale Boggs Bridge will be met with a slower speed limit and possible lane closures as the state begins work to replace all of the bridge's cables. Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Fighting for 2 lives

For nearly a month, Des Allemands resident Kristy Dufrene-McCully has been in an induced, paralyzing coma as a result of a respiratory disease. With doctors giving her less than a 50 percent chance of survival, the 25-year-old is fighting for both her and her baby’s life.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Schools start Aug. 13, so drive carefully

School bells are ringing today, not literally, of course, but the doors to the St. Charles halls of education will be filled with our adults of tomorrow. Which means, of course, that traffic patterns will change somewhat.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:18 am
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Celibacy Today

Many in the world today, and even in the Church, do not understand the gift of celibacy. It can seem like a foreign, unhealthy concept. Even many celibates are floundering in their understanding of it. But in reality, it is the lifestyle chosen by one who has found the “pearl of great price” and wants to go and sell all he has to buy it.
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August 17, 2009 at 9:18 am
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New initiatives can lead to new jobs

Last year, at the urging of Louisiana's business community, legislation was enacted to change the way the state assists employers in obtaining the workers needed to keep their shops and plants operating. Businesses complained their growth was restricted by an insufficient labor pool lacking the skills required for most jobs. They also questioned the validity of state forecasts for future labor demands.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:16 am
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Food movie may help you lose weight

If you want to lose weight, go see “Food, Inc” now showing at Canal Place Cinemas in New Orleans. You’ll eat a lot less in the future, we assure you.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Alexis Chyine, 28, of 6711 Hallshire in Memphis, Tenn. was arrested on Aug. 2 and charged with attempted murder.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 9:13 am
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Council approves limited  tax hike, will cut budget
Council approves limited tax hike, will cut budget
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Saying the people of St. Charles Parish have been heard “loud and clear” about not raising taxes, Parish President Larry Cochran got council support for an amended property tax rate hike only for levees, road maintenance and recreation.