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Truck crashes through cemetery, destroys graves

It’s known in Des Allemands as “dead man’s curve,” but wrecks there haven’t just taken the lives of drivers - they have also disturbed the peace of the dead.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 9:27 am
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Report: Wal-Mart employee steals 'her money' back

A Wal-Mart cashier was arrested for giving her husband a discount of $91, and allegedly told managers that she did so because the company owed her money for breaking a watch she had brought in to have repaired.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 9:27 am
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Motiva bike club puts pedal to metal, rides 150 miles for MS

By Joe Paul

For nearly three years, a group of employees at the Shell/Motiva Refinery in Norco has been putting the pedal to the metal to help fund multiple sclerosis research.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 9:27 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Jerome Peabody, 53, of 60 Mary St. in Norco was arrested on June 15 and charged with aggravated assault.

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June 29, 2009 at 8:52 am
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Dempster

Burt J. Dempster, Jr. passed away on Sunday, June 21 at 6:45 a.m. in Des Allemands.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Liberty

Joseph C. Liberty, 73, a native of Nebraska and resident of Luling, died Saturday, June 6, 2009.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Aysen

Betty Gros Aysen of Luling passed on Friday, June 19, 2009 at 2:15 a.m. She was 71 years old.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:49 am
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Residential property taxes not out of line

One of the most controversial proposals that will be debated in the upcoming legislative session will be attempts to increase Louisiana’s homestead exemption for residential property taxes. The only legitimate reason for doing this would be if residential property taxes in the state were out of line. I would like to forward some evidence confirming that is not the case.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:39 am
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The state has too much money

When the state of Louisiana has so much money that it doesn’t even know about $163 million of it, it has too much money.
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June 29, 2009 at 8:38 am
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Parish Web site impresses German visitor

By Renee Simpson

I receive all the messages that come via our parish contact form on www.stcharlesparish-la.gov. Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:37 am
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West bank highways need attention

We agree with Council President Terry Authement that a task force is needed to study the traffic problems along U. S. 90 in St. Charles Parish. It is a major thoroughfare that needs improvement.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:36 am
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Despite economy, number of home occupations fall

Economic ups and downs may seem like just the motivation a person needs to start their own company and work from home. After all, they’d save money on gas, eating-out expenses and an array of other commuter costs.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:35 am
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Health center gears up to provide service to Norco

Medical care will roll into Norco on July 6, with a mobile unit providing pediatric and primary adult care services until a modular building is ready in August.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:33 am
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Councilman wants more attention brought to U.S. 90

After a number of requests to the state have failed to elicit much response, Council President Terry Authement wants to initiate a task force to draw attention to the many problems motorists encounter while driving on U.S. 90.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:32 am
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FREE housing fair slated June 27

ST. ROSE - A homebuyers workshop will be held at the American Legion Hall located at 12188 River Road in St. Rose on June 27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The one-day workshop offers residents a one-stop approach towards home ownership. Representatives for St. Charles will be on hand to advise on credit repair, foreclosure, home ownership, realty, refinancing, small-interest loans, rehabilitation loans and more.

For more information, call the Department of Community Services at 985-764-7944.Read More...
June 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm
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Raise money when eating CiCi’s pizza

METAIRIE - Help raise money for “Kyle’s Krewe” and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (in memory of Luling resident Kyle Bergeron) by eating pizza at CiCi’s Pizza June 12, 19 and 25 at the Metairie restaurant located at 6311 Airline Dr.

CiCi’s will donate 10 percent of your ticket to the charity. Adult buffets are $5.49.

Metairie’s Chevys Fresh Mex is also helping to fight blood cancers.

The restaurant, located at 3330 Veterans Blvd., will donate 20 percent of your ticket when you dine in June 22 through 25.

Mention “Kyle’s Krewe” at both restaurants to ensure your
donation is tallied.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 1:27 pm
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Assistance For Single Parents to host seminar
Assistance For Single Parents to host seminar
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Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP) is hosting a “Show Me the Money” seminar on Sept. 17 thanks in part to a $10,000 grant received from Entergy Waterford 3.