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After hostile public meeting, corps calls off New Sarpy stockpiling

After hearing from outraged residents and officials at a public meeting in March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to stockpile clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy.
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May 06, 2010 at 11:17 am
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New center to offer medical, dental care to East Bank students

A new school-based wellness center located between St. Rose Elementary and Albert Cammon Middle School will provide nearby students medical and dental care with no out of pocket cost to their parents.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:14 am
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Businesses finally recover from fire

Itís been a long month for Linda Baxa and her daughter, Jennifer Dodson, after a fire at nearby East Island Chinese Restaurant on March 24 caused thousands of dollars of damage at their store, Itís All About You Interiors, and forced them to temporarily close their doors.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:12 am
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4 captured after 10-hour manhunt

Four suspects in an armed robbery in Edgard were arrested in St. Charles Parish on May 4 after a 10-hour man hunt, according to authorities.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:06 am
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Lady Tigers lose state title game in final inning

The Hahnville Lady Tigers tore through the 5A playoffs and marched all the way to the state championship game for the first time in school history.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am
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Wildcats take 15-game win streak, No. 2 seed into playoffs

Editor's note: Destrehan began the playoffs on Wednesday against John Ehret, but the game took place after deadline. If the Wildcats win, they will play on Monday, May 10 (see bracket on 10A). After either game, check www.heraldguide.com for game information and loads of pictures.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am
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10th inning home run knocks Hahnville out of playoffs

Hahnville and Jesuit traded jabs for three hours in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs, but a two-out home run by Blue Jay Derek Dunham in the bottom of the tenth inning knocked out the Tigers and ended their season by a 3-2 score.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am
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Gospel brunch held at New Life Center

BOUTTE - Spend Sunday afternoon with the New Life Family Worship Center, 13228 Hwy. 90 in Boutte, for a Gospel Brunch. The event will be held on May 2, June 6, July 11 and Aug. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults and $12 for children 10 and under. Admission includes southern-style all-you-can-eat buffet brunch and music. Call (985)785-9465 for information and tickets. Cynthia Liggins will be the guest Psalmist.
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May 02, 2010 at 1:13 pm
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Gospel brunch held at New Life Center

May 02, 2010 at 11:44 am
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Baby & youth pageant taking applications

DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Baby and Youth Pageant is set for May 1. The pageant will be held at the Father Mac Community Building in Des Allemands at 10 a.m. For more information or to sign up to participate in the pageant, please contact Lydia Dempster at (985)785-0289 or Aimee Champagne at (985)302-0262.
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May 01, 2010 at 1:12 pm
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Fundraiser for student ambassador

May 01, 2010 at 11:43 am
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Pageant gives young beauties the spotlight

May 01, 2010 at 11:42 am
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Destrehan engineer pleads guilty to bribery

Destrehan engineer Ray Davezac pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery after paying $5,000 to a car dealership to benefit former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard. Read More...
May 01, 2010 at 11:25 am
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St. Charles Borromeo hosts annual festival

DESTREHAN - t. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will host its 30th annual Little Red Church Food and Fun Festival on April 30 through May 2. This yearís fair will be Super Bowl-themed, with the title of St. Charles Borromeoís XXX Super Fest.

Father Harry Bugler with the church said that those attending could expect food, music, games and all sorts of rides. Entry into the festival is free and about 3,000 to 5,000 people attend each year. For those who are interested in rides, Lowry Brothers Amusements will be providing as many as they can fit into the site. Visitors can buy individual tickets for rides or a wristband that will be good for all rides all weekend.

The festival will be open on Friday from 6-10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Music Mania DJ will perform Friday, Bucktown Allstars will perform Saturday and The Topcats will perform Sunday.

The festival will take place in the back field of St. Charles Borromeo in Destrehan.
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April 30, 2010 at 1:11 pm
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Buy some books at spring book sale

HAHNVILLE - The Friends of the St. Charles Library will be holding a Spring Book Sale on Friday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Book Nook, next to the Hahnville Library.
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April 30, 2010 at 1:10 pm
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Master gardeners gathering at market

April 30, 2010 at 11:43 am
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Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday
Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday
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There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday ó and all of it for a great cause.