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Behind the Music

Thirty-one years ago, David Rosenthal first waved his director’s baton at Hahnville High School. Last month the band director retired, saying that his “time” had finally come.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:43 am
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Senior organization offers computer classes

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its June calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older.Read More...
July 08, 2009 at 10:37 am
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Brignac

Ruth Zeringue Brignac died on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at River Parishes Hospital located in LaPlace at the age of 80. She was a native of Wallace, LA and resident of Destrehan.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:25 am
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CROCHET

Edgar “Wizard” Paul Crochet, Sr. passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009 in Raceland, LA at the age of 62. He was a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Raceland. Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:24 am
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BROU

Sister Marguerite-Marie Brou, O.P., Dominican Sister of Peace (formerly Congregation of St. Mary, New Orleans, LA), age 87 years and in her 65th year of religious profession, died on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 4:30 a.m. at Mohun Healthcare Center in Columbus, Ohio. Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:22 am
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ROUSSEL

Randy Paul Roussel, age 46, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at his home in Decatur, Alabama, surrounded by his loving family. Randy was born April 15, 1963, to Joy Ann Matherne and H.E. “Poochie” Roussel, Jr. Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:17 am
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One 3-way stop sign may be down, but many more left to go

Dear Editor,
I was really pleased to see that Councilman Tastet is going to try to get the illegal stop sign at the intersection of West Heather and Willowdale Boulevard removed.
He did not go far enough.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:12 am
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Dog story should have never made the news

Dear Editor,
This story should never have appeared in the paper, on TV, or anywhere.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Councilman wants to put stop to 25-year-old law

After resurrecting, and then removing a 3-way stop sign at Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather, Councilman Shelley Tastet is hoping to put the matter to rest for good by introducing legislation to delete a 25-year-old ordinance.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Woman dies in Killona accident

A car-truck wreck early Saturday morning claimed the life of a 75-year-old Killona woman, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Teens survive plunge into murky Airline canal

Teresa Bowers and Sharon Torres both knew something wasn’t right.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Radiation-detecting super machine hits parish streets

While a vehicle that can detect explosive chemicals, continue driving after having its tires shot out and survive an onslaught of bullets may seem like something out of a “Batman” movie, it has become a reality for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:10 am
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FREEDOM: abuse it and we will lose it

By Fr. John Corapi

I have fond memories of the 4th of July going back to when I was probably only four or five years old. We remember the parades, the picnics or barbecues, and the happy gathering of families. During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the American colonies from Great Britain actually took place on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve the resolution of independence previously put forth by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia. After debate and revision Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4th.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:10 am
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New Grand Isle lab is boost to our fisheries

The ribbon was cut on a major new facility in Louisiana Tuesday. The new Fisheries Research Laboratory at Grand Isle was officially opened by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and put to work in benefitting one of our major industries - commercial and sport fishing.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Arrests made in thousand dollar St. Rose drug heist

Two New Orleans men, who allegedly stole thousands of dollars of pharmaceutical drugs ranging from pain medication to Viagra from a St. Rose warehouse, have been arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Parish will tweet in emergencies

Twittering, which allows users to share a constant stream of information over the Internet, has changed the way many people first hear about news that ranges from celebrity gossip to the ongoing protests in Iran.Read More...
July 06, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Two arrested in connection to burglary of State Trooper's Destrehan home
Two arrested in connection to burglary of State Trooper's Destrehan home
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Two teenage Destrehan residents were arrested Sunday night in relation to the burglary of a Louisiana State Trooper’s home last week in Destrehan.