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Is bipartisanship at stake in Congress?

Abortion has been one of the most sensitive political subjects in this country. Whether or not women should have the choice of aborting and killing their unborn children has been somewhat evenly divided.Read More...
December 18, 2008 at 8:54 am
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United way hosts food and toy drive

LULING - The United Way of St. Charles is holding a food and toy drive through Dec. 15. Nonperishable food and new toys will be donated to local families in need.

Donations may be delivered to the United Way offices located at 13207 River Rd. in Luling or call 985-331-9063.
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December 15, 2008 at 12:35 pm
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Ballet opens year with Nutcracker

DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet is opening their fourteenth year of performances with the seasonal favorite “The Nutcracker.” They are presenting a full-length version of this timeless Tchaikovsky classic on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at Destrehan High School located at 1 Wildcat Lane. Tickets are $15.

For information call 504-202-7706 or email riverregionballet@cox.net.
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December 14, 2008 at 12:08 pm
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Oldies but Goodies hosts holiday party

NORCO - The Oldies but Goodies social club is having its Christmas party on Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Knights of Columbus Home in Norco.

Admission is $5 per person. Bring your own liquor.
Line dancing is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. with general dancing to follow. The event is also a pot-luck with the club providing finger sandwiches.

The first 30 ladies and men to come will receive a gift. Music by DJ Gary Matherne.
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December 14, 2008 at 12:07 pm
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Santa Claus suits up for annual Bayou Gauche Christmas Boat Parade

DES ALLEMANDS - The annual Bayou Gauche Christmas Boat Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m. on Highway 306 on the Bayou Gauche Island in Des Allemands.

Anyone is welcome to enter a decorated boat for the parade. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning boat.

The parade begins at the island’s pump station and ends at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Contact Mike or Yvette Dunn for more information.Read More...
December 13, 2008 at 12:06 pm
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COA chooses Mardi Gras royalty

HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Council on Aging and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will host the presentation and selection of maids and dukes, and the king and queen at a coronation tea held on Friday, Dec. 12.
For more information, call Margaret or Stephanie at 985-783-6683
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December 12, 2008 at 11:10 am
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Wildcats put everything on the line against West Monroe

The Destrehan Wildcats just refuse to lose.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 12:12 pm
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HHS Lady Tigers take out the competition at annual soccer tournament

Eight teams from across the region competed in the annual Battle on the Bayou tournament last weekend.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 12:12 pm
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Walkin’ to N.O.

In 1963 musician Fats Domino came out with the song “I’m Walking to New Orleans.” For the Destrehan High School football team, the most appropriate term today would be “I’m walking back to New Orleans.”Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 12:05 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Deer have already patterned many hunters. They know the times you arrive and the time you leave. They’re watching you.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 12:03 pm
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COA Mardi Gras Krewe of Young at Heart nominees

The St. Charles Council On Aging has selected the 2009 nominees for their Krewe of Young At Heart Mardi Gras court.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 11:56 am
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Camera Shootout 2008 Dec. 4 Weekly Winner

“In Shock” by Julia Breaux got the most votes last week and is the Dec. 4 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 11:55 am
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390 peanut butter jars donated by LES

LULING - Lakewood Elementary students donated 390 jars of peanut butter to the Second Harvest Food Drive. 4-H officers helped pack up the donations that were picked up.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 11:53 am
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Drama students visit former teacher

DESTREHAN - Talented drama teacher Ashley Santos recently took her students to NOCCA to visit former Hurst teacher Jason Kirkpatrick. Eighth grade students presented Kirkpatrick with a banner. Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 11:52 am
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St. Rose kids help decorate City Park

ST. ROSE - St. Rose Elementary students Trey Jones, Naomi Westbrook and Toni Rizzo decorate the school’s Christmas tree at Celebration in the Oaks.Read More...
December 11, 2008 at 11:51 am
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Molding young minds at Mimosa

LULING - Mimosa Park Elementary third grade talented art students, David Broussard and Corey Bertrand, discuss ideas for creating their own clay animation.
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December 11, 2008 at 11:50 am
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.