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Overgrown Paradis crossing gets facelift after story

Three railroad crossings in St. Charles Parish were closed last week for rehabilitation, all within a few miles of where waterworks employee Jacque Griffin, 19, lost his life when a train collided with his parish vehicle.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:06 pm
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St. Pierre picks new emergency director

A Department of Defense professional with extensive experience in intelligence analysis and incident management has been confirmed as director of the St. Charles Parish Department of Emergency Preparedness. Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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Parish has 3 years to fund launch on Des Allemands

After Riverbend Corporation and Robert Wiegand decided to donate three acres of land on Mud Lake to the parish for the construction of a boat launch near Down the Bayou Road, Councilman Paul Hogan said it’s imperative that the parish find the money to build it within the specified time limit.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:02 pm
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2 Suspected cases of swine flu in parish come back negative

St. Charles Parish still has no confirmed cases of swine flu, and two samples in the area that were sent to the state lab for testing came back negative, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre. Both samples were gathered by private doctors in the area, Senior Emergency Coordinator Jason Tastet said.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Vietnam wall visits Destrehan

On Wednesday, hundreds of cheering Harry Hurst Middle School students waved American flags as they welcomed a replica of arguably the most famous monument in the nation.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Termites swarm West Bank

Among the evening dusk of these early summer days, swarming termites are being spotted, flying together near street lamps throughout neighborhoods - especially on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Paradis man tempts taste buds with unique Cajun seasonings

If you're searching for the perfect mix of Cajun seasonings, then you need to look no further than ‘T Pierre’s authentic herbs and spices.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:49 am
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Suspected swine flu samples come back negative

Two suspected samples of swine flu that were sent to the state lab from St. Charles Parish have come back negative, according to parish spokeswoman Renee Simpson.Read More...
May 07, 2009 at 3:02 pm
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HHS bands play for spring concert

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School cadet, concert and symphonic bands invite you to join them for their spring concert on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the HHS auditorium. Admission is free.
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May 07, 2009 at 12:59 pm
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‘Day of prayer’ events planned May 7

HAHNVILLE - In honor of the National Day of Prayer, a reception will be held at the St. Charles Parish Court House on May 7 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Remarks will be given from various parish service providers and pastors from local churches will petition God in prayer for the government leaders and workers.

The Boutte Christian Academy fifth grade choir will perform. Refreshments and some seating is available. Patrons are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.Read More...
May 07, 2009 at 12:55 pm
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Body found in river near Barton Avenue

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered a body floating in the Mississippi River on May 5 near the levee at Barton Avenue.Read More...
May 06, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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Heritage day for kids at plantation

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation is having its 11th annual “Spring Heritage Day for students of all ages on Wednesday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The educational event gives students the opportunity to learn about the self-sufficient life long ago in early Louisiana.

Demonstrations include indigo dyeing, open-hearth cooking, weaving, spinning, quilting, historical carpentry, moss mattress making, herbal healing, bee keeping, wood carving, sheering sheep, milking cows and much more.

Other lessons, exhibits and presentations are scheduled, including war reenactments.

The event is open to all schools, home school families and the general public.

For more information, call Angela Matherne at 985-764-9315.Read More...
May 06, 2009 at 12:58 pm
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Alan Flattmann to headline workshop

DESTREHAN - The Louisiana Artist Association will hold its next workshop, “Watercolors and Pastels with Alan Flattmann,” May 4 through 6 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

Cost is $50 for LAA member and $100 for nonmembers.

Questions? Call Joyce Laporte at 504-455-9493 or send an email to jwlaporte@att.net. Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:58 pm
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Destrehan needs win against Dutchtown to force one-game playoff for district title

Going into Tuesday's game against Dutchtown, Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet said he didn't think Griffin pitcher Dillon Day could pitch any better than he did during a 2-0 win against the Wildcats earlier this season.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:08 pm
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Quiet confidence leads Lady Tigers back to Sulphur

The Hahnville Lady Tigers are state tournament bound, thanks to a 7-1 regional playoff win at Chalmette last Friday.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:07 pm
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Mustangs headed to Global World Series

The Mustangs Baseball travel team won the Magnolia Classic Championship game in Gulfport, MS this past weekend, April 25th and 26th.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 12:04 pm
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St. Charles Parish Hospital chairman arrested
St. Charles Parish Hospital chairman arrested
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St. Charles Parish Hospital Board Chairman John Landry III was arrested and charged Monday (June 20) on four counts of filing false public records and four counts of conspiracy to file false records.