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St. Rose students rock out House of Blues

St. Rose Elementary teacher Tim Weller loves to teach children how to play the guitar. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Fitness boot camp helps those willing to donate toys, coats

St. Charles Parish residents will have a new avenue to work off those holiday pounds with the opening of a fitness boot camp started by a former college coach who has worked with professional football players and junior Olympians.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Albert Cammon students use own trees to replenish park

Students from Albert Cammon Middle School did their part to help the Bayou Segnette State Park recover from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, planting close to 500 trees along a mile-long nature trail.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 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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November 24, 2008 at 11:42 am
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Destrehan moves on to face Higgins in third round

The Destrehan Wildcats took an early 10-0 first quarter lead over Ruston and were able to hold off a late Bearcat rally for a 17-10 victory.Read More...
November 21, 2008 at 9:00 am
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Club hosts annual autumn auction

LULING - The St. Charles Women’s Club will hold its autumn auction Nov. 20 at the First Union Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. with the auction following at 10 a.m.

A large selection of items including baked goodies will be available for bid. Baby-sitting is available at the church.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:45 am
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Sophisticated phone scam targets jury duty list

Mike was seated at home about to relax and watch his favorite T.V. program when he got a call that forced him to leave the luxury of his special recliner and head for the phone.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:38 am
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St. Rose man shot to death in vacant lot

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s officers found a man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in an open lot in St. Rose.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:37 am
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DHS student arrested for threatening to shoot school

A 17-year-old Destrehan student was arrested after making threats against her school.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:36 am
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Lets have fun with our visitors

By Renee Allemand Simpson
As our weather continues to cool off, community events in
St. Charles Parish have been heating up. With all the fairs and festivals going on, including the Destrehan and River Parishes Fall Festivals on the East Bank, residents from around the region are coming to St. Charles Parish. Let’s make sure we welcome these folks as we have a great time with our neighbors.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:35 am
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Ku Klux Klan lifts its ugly head

Just when we thought the slimy robes of the Ku Klux Klan had disappeared into irrelevance, bang goes a pistol and it lifts its ugly head again. Not since the days that David Duke dominated the headlines had we even thought about the evils injected into society by those bands of white hooded misfits.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:33 am
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Don’t wait until it’s too late

While the first day of winter is not until Dec. 21, many homeowners could be caught off guard by dropping temperatures if they don’t take the necessary steps to prepare their homes for the cold.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:32 am
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Schools spend more in order to get air-conditioned buses

After moving ahead with plans to air condition nine Head Start buses back in July, the St. Charles Parish School Board has also decided to purchase seven new air-conditioned buses at a cost of $554,780.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Residents hope Obama can fix nation’s problems

By Lynda Menard
From record setting gas prices to a man having a baby, the year 2008 appears to be a historical one. However, nothing is as historically momentous as the United States electing the first African-American president, Barack Obama.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Réveillon will raise funds for first public nature trail in parish

The first public nature trail and outdoor classroom in St. Charles Parish will move one step closer to reality with “A Wetlands Réveillon,” which will help raise money for coastal preservation and reclamation projects.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Wildcats need to match physical play of 8-3 Ruston

Though they may not have been hitting on all cylinders like they did in their final two games of the regular season, Destrehan still did enough to get by Jesuit for a resounding 29-7 playoff victory.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:38 pm
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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.