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Thanks to ‘hero’ bus driver

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First, New York had her “Miracle on the Hudson,” with the world watching as a quick-thinking pilot landed his disabled aircraft.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:19 am
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Levee system getting out of reach

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers says it needs four more years to redesign the Morganza to the Gulf levee, which is supposed to protect areas of Coastal Louisiana from storm surges. Plus, the 100-year hurricane structure, projected to be 28-feet high when completed, would take 30 years to build.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:18 am
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Obama promises ‘new way forward’

(The full text from President Obama’s inauguration speech is shown below)Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:17 am
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Inauguration is one of most positive in history

The inauguration of Barack Obama as our new president was perhaps the greatest in history. And, thanks to Obama and George W. Bush, it gave the country a sense of coming together in one big spirit of biparttisanship.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:15 am
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IRS adds new credits, filing options

With the tax filing deadline only four months away, the Internal Revenue Service has announced a number of new steps that are supposed to help financially distressed taxpayers get the most out of their refunds and speed up payments.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:08 am
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Park underway despite community opposition

A plan for a new ballpark in Des Allemands is finally coming to fruition after its location and other obstacles caused controversy for nearly four years.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:07 am
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Waitress dies from injuries sustained in bus collision

Sailfish waitress Paula Nazio, 40, passed away on Jan. 17 from serious injuries she sustained a day earlier when her Toyota SUV was pushed across the median into a bus carrying 30 Hahnville High School students, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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Builder’s arrest doesn’t end family’s nightmare

A contractor who built homes throughout the River Parishes was recently arrested in New York near the Hamptons and charged with misapplication of payments, which totaled more than $90,000, according to the Sag Harbor Village.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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3 charged with DHS turf vandalism

Three teenagers have been arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with an ongoing criminal mischief investigation that centered around vandalism throughout the parish.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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No more reservations along parade route

For the first time in years, residents will no longer be able to block off areas along parade routes in St. Charles Parish during the 2009 Carnival season.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Ladies bible study at Luling church

LULING - The Bible Center Church in Luling will hold its winter/spring Bible study, “Esther,” Jan. 19 through April 1 on Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the church at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling.

The cost of the book is $16.30. Call Margie Pierce with any questions at 985-764-9336Read More...
January 19, 2009 at 11:40 am
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Social club hosts Superbowl party

NORCO - The Oldies But Goodies Social Club is having a Superbowl Party at the Knights of Columbus home in Norco on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.

Line dance lessons are from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and general dancing will follow. Music by DJ Gary Matherne. Bring your own liquor.
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January 18, 2009 at 11:39 am
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1,000 seeds up for grab at German Coast Farmers’ Market Arbor Day celebration

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmer’s Market celebration of Arbor Day will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 on Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan from 8 a.m. to noon.
One thousand tree seedlings of various Louisiana Oak, Pine and Cypress species will be offered to the public for pick up at the market. The give away by the St. Charles 4-H Junior Leadership club.Read More...
January 17, 2009 at 11:38 am
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St. Gertrude youth rally in Raceland

RACELAND - Des Allemands’ St. Gertrude Catholic Youth Ministry will attend a rally, “Warriors of the Word,” Jan. 17 at St. Hilary of Poiters in Raceland.

Call Anita Matherne at 985-758-8659 for more information.Read More...
January 17, 2009 at 11:38 am
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St. Charles school bus hit on Highway 90

A St. Charles Parish School bus was struck head-on by a car that went out of control about 2:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 90 in Boutte.
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January 16, 2009 at 3:57 pm
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Women’s club meeting Jan. 15

LULING - The Republican Women’s Club general meeting is set for Thursday, Jan. 15 at Louise Broach-Fischer’s house at 106 Beaupre in Luling.

Dr. Brett Matherne, economics professor at Loyola University will present a program on “Government Bailouts.”
Call 985-785-2819.Read More...
January 15, 2009 at 11:37 am
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New HHS principal named
New HHS principal named
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Hahnville High School will have a new principal effective June 1.