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ēDenise M. Waterman, 41, of 4429 Louisiana 306 Hwy. in Bayou Gauche, was arrested on May 29 and charged with D.W.I.
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June 11, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Parents with children in school system best to serve on board

To the Editor: Qualifying for the St. Charles Parish School Board election will be held on July 7, 8 and 9. We would like to encourage all citizens, especially parents of children currently enrolled in the public school system, to consider qualifying and running for the school board from their respective school board district. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:07 am
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This is no time to stop offshore production

Itís not enough that our coastal economy is in such turmoil. Now, the President has called a halt to all deeper offshore explorations and drilling for oil that will cripple the livelihoods of many more of our residents. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Our hearts grieve for coast, so does Godís

In the recent coverage of Rep. Charles Melancon (representing Louisiana in the oil spill case), when he allowed the true grief of his heart to surface, I think he stirred the grief in the hearts of many of us who have grown up in this ďSportsmanís Paradise.ĒRead More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Locals need to lead way in saving our coast

Strange how things change.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:03 am
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Commercial kitchen adds tasty sauces to East Bank market

Local entrepreneurs, who have been toiling away in Norco to produce sauces, tea, pasta and pepper jelly, will begin offering their food products for sale at the East Bank German Coast Farmersí Market. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:01 am
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River Road to remain open during levee work

The Army Corps of Engineers will keep River Road in Ama open during construction of the Western Tie-In.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:59 am
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Free health screenings kick off summer

The United Way of St. Charles and the St. Charles Community Health Center are teaming up this weekend to host a summer kick-off event for the Success By 6 program.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:58 am
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Shell gas leak shuts Airline for more than an hour

A pipeline leak at the Shell/Motiva complex in Norco on Tuesday morning forced the closure of Airline Highway for over an hour between Prospect Avenue and Apple Street.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Seafood dealers worried about life after crawfish season

For the last few months, Blandon Zeringue, of Zeringueís Seafood, has kept his eyes glued to the television screen as he watches BPís ongoing efforts to cap the Gulf oil leak.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Storm could push oil-filled water into West Bank homes

With the start of hurricane season and the current oil crisis in the Gulf, parish Emergency Operations Center Director Scott Whelchel has been busy. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Hahnville artistís unique creations found in White House, museums

Lorraine Gendron knows what itís like to be a well-known artist.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Library proposes tax reduction

In October, voters will get a chance to renew the St. Charles Parish Library Systemís millage at 4.5 mills, which would result in a drop in revenue of $1 million in 2012, according to Library Director Mary desBordes.
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June 11, 2010 at 8:50 am
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Council calls for lower speed limit on bridge

After three serious wrecks on the Hale Boggs Bridge, two of which were fatalities, the parish council has asked the state Department of Transportation and Development to lower the speed limit from 70 to 60 miles per hour.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Harry Hurst band members named to All-Star squad

The Louisiana Bandmasters Association hosted the Middle School All-Star Band concert which takes place during the summer at the Ducrest-Gilfry Auditorium at Angelle Hall at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette campus. Read More...
June 10, 2010 at 10:10 am
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HHS, DHS stars ink college scholarships

June 10, 2010 at 10:08 am
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$7 million Killona landfill expansion gets approval
$7 million Killona landfill expansion gets approval
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In a unanimous vote on Monday, the St. Charles Parish Council approved the estimated $7 million expansion of the KV Construction Debris facility in Killona.