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How sweet the sound

Each year, over 35 high school bands from across Louisiana travel to Cajun Field in Lafayette to compete in the Louisiana Showcase of the Marching Bands.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:05 pm
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Parent support revved up on the East Bank

Harry Hurst Middle, Ethel Schoeffner Elementary and New Sarpy Elementary joined together to host a community after-school event at the New Sarpy playground park.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 4:03 pm
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Plattsmier

On Oct. 29, 2008 Ryan Plattsmier found peace. Ryan was the much loved son of Randy and Mary Ann Plattsmier and beloved brother, Derek, and his canine “buddy,” Lou. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 12:00 pm
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Babin

Larry J. Babin, age 84 years, beloved husband of Doris Melancon Babin for the past 60 years, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 11:58 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Joshua P. Gaubert, 28, of 114 Julie St. in Paradis was arrested on Nov. 6 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 11:51 am
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$2 million turns old Kmart into hi-tech learning center

After spending nearly $2 million to turn an old Kmart building into a training center for teachers, the St. Charles Parish public school system is already starting to see an “academic” return on their investment.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 11:37 am
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65-year-old shopper chases after Wal-Mart purse snatcher

A 65-year-old Luling woman that had her purse stolen at Wal-Mart chased the thief through the parking lot, yelling for help and alerting a witness who was able to follow the getaway car and get a good ID of the crooks.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 10:32 am
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Obama will unite us

By Percy Wilson, guest columnist, of Ama
On this Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2008, I am the proudest I have ever been to say I am an American. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 9:54 am
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Bouncing sign irks New Sarpy residents

More than 500 residents living in New Sarpy have signed a petition asking St. Charles Parish President V. J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to return the New Sarpy boundary lines to its original location. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 9:32 am
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Suicide gives second chance to parish inmates

A suicide note left by a former law clerk of Chief Justice Edward Dufresne, Jr. alleges that a panel of three judges didn't review thousands of prisoner petitions over the last 13 years. Instead, those cases were merely signed off on and summarily rejected.
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November 12, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Parish nets nearly $5 million in free money for projects this year

St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre appointed a grants officer to secure money for the parish as part of his newly appointed administration, and so far this year, that decision has really paid off.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Calling all veterans for Nov. 10 lunch

ST. ROSE - All St. Charles Parish veterans are invited to a Veteran’s Day luncheon with Parish President V.J. St. Pierre at the St. Rose American Legion Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 10.

If you or someone you know is a U.S. military veteran residing in the parish who is not currently affiliated with a veteran’s organization, please contact Renee C. Allemand at 985-783-5000 or rallemand@stcharlesgov.net to RSVP.
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November 10, 2008 at 12:40 pm
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Crafts highlighted at annual festival

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation will hold its annual arts and crafts festival Nov. 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the house grounds.

Admission is $7. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Arts and crafts, and food and music will be featured.Read More...
November 09, 2008 at 12:00 pm
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Crafts highlighted at annual festival

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation will hold its annual arts and crafts festival Nov. 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the house grounds.

Admission is $7. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Arts and crafts, and food and music will be featured.
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November 08, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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Church garage sale set for Nov. 8

AMA - St. Mark Catholic Church will hold a garage sale on Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Father Cote Community Center in Ama.

Volunteers are needed to help with the sale. Items in good condition also are needed, along with cupcakes, cookies and other sweets are needed to sale.
To help, call 504-431-8505.
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November 08, 2008 at 12:38 pm
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March aids babies with disabilities

LAPLACE - The March of Dimes will host the River Parishes March for Babies on Nov. 8 at the U.S. 51 Park located at 2900 U.S. 51 in LaPlace.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk begins at 9 a.m.
For more information, call Tracey at 1-800-460-0865 or 504-836-2087.
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November 08, 2008 at 12:01 pm
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HHS senior Lirette gunning for state championship
HHS senior Lirette gunning for state championship
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When Hahnville wrestler Nicholas Lirette was a freshman, he established and wrote down a goal for himself: to one day compete at a Division I university.