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Winner of New Sarpy Card Contest

Addison Raiford was the winner for the 2009 New Sarpy Elementary Christmas Card contest. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:48 am
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School Board passes act to regulate teacher-student electronic communications

The St. Charles Parish School Board passed an Electronic Communications Act on Wednesday that will regulate how school employees communicate with students.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:33 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:32 am
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Hahnville Hi-Steppers to march in Macy’s parade

Instead of gathering around the dinner table with family, the Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers dance team will be dancing in the streets of New York City this Thanksgiving.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:47 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:46 am
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2009 Candidates of Confirmation announced

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Hahnville celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation during the 10 a.m. mass on Oct. 25, 2009. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:46 am
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Counselor honored for giving students head start in life

St. Charles Parish public schools received many awards this year to distinguish it from other districts in the state.
Among those receiving awards was Louisiana High School Counselor of the Year Anitra Boyd at Hahnville High School.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:43 am
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Women’s club autumn auction Nov. 19

St. Charles Parish Women’s Club will be hosting it’s annual Autumn Auction on Thursday, Nov. 19th. The public is invited to attend at the Presbyterian Church on Lakewoood Drive in Luling.

This Autumn Auction is one of the major fundraisers for SCWC. The members make, bake or donate seasonal items to be auctioned.

Roussell’s Anthony Lucia is the featured auctioneer.
One hundred percent of the funds raised are used for scholarships and/or donated to non-profit service organizations.
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November 19, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Reagan’s ‘tear down that wall’ message enlightened the world

One of the divisive structures of the last century was the Berlin Wall. This writer looked over it from West Berlin to Communist East Germany before it was torn down by the German people themselves 20 years ago.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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Putting property tax into perspective

New data recently released by the Tax Foundation reconfirms the fact that the residential property tax burden in Louisiana is the lowest in the nation. The Tax Foundation is recognized as an unbiased source of the most accurate and up-to-date tax information in America. The foundation recently released results of its study of the three year average (2006-2008) of residential property taxes in U.S. counties with populations of 20,000 or more.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:18 am
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Coastal restoration needed for future hurricane seasons

As Hurricane Ida swept by this week, we all breathed a sigh of relief that conditions were right to lessen its destructive force as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico. And we are also thankful that the rest of the season so far has spared us even the inconvenience of evacuation.
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November 16, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Guide names new Lifestyles editor

Michelle Stuckey has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as Lifestyles Editor.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:09 am
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Agents hope new, improved program boosts home sales in parish

Home sales in St. Charles Parish should continue to rise after President Barack Obama signed legislation extending a popular tax credit that’s available to some homebuyers.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Health center low on vaccine, no date for more

With the H1N1 virus, or Swine Flu, sweeping the nation, many areas are offering the vaccine to anyone who wants it.
However, in St. Charles Parish there is such a shortage of the vaccine that offering it to all residents is not yet possible.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Local teens ‘lucky to be alive' after boat sinks

Two local teens are lucky to be alive after the boat they were fishing in began taking on water in the middle of Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Paradis men likely set up in robbery

A second arrest was made in the robbery of two Paradis men at their residence in late October.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy
Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy
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A fortunate encounter between a Luling pilot and 10-year-old Italian boy in World War II gave rise to a 73-year-old story.