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Arrests
•Cedric Martin, 37, of 8 Sycamore Lane in St. Rose was arrested on May 20 and charged with theft valued at $12,768 and engaging in business of contracting without authority.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:40 am
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Not too early to get prepared for hurricane season

By Renee Simpson
St. Charles Parish will continue its ‘BE PREPARED’ hurricane campaign in 2009 with an expanded preparedness brochure, Web site and public service announcement video.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:37 am
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Is electronic surveillance a problem?

He Says:
What’s wrong with electronic surveillance to detect people breaking the law? Many people are very much against it, including my wife. Especially on speeding and running red lights.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:36 am
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Higher education reforms are needed

Gov. Bobby Jindal is certainly right in seeking ways to cut down on the cost of higher education in Louisiana to satisfy budget shortfalls. Though good colleges and universities are necessary for our future well-being, there is nothing sacred about them that would prevent economizing if effective cuts could be made.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:35 am
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With Ochsner’s help, hospital opens expanded health center, blood bank

The partnership between Ochsner and St. Charles Parish Hospital continues to pay big dividends, leading to the creation of a new health center, a blood bank and the addition of yet another Ochsner doctor and nurse practitioner.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:34 am
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Despite struggles, community center dream lives on

Reanda Fields’ vision of developing a youth center where kids can gather after school and during the summer months is a dream that continues to live on.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:33 am
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Is Des Allemands hiding Civil War train?

Rumors of a Civil War train buried beneath the floor of Bayou Des Allemands have lived on through the generations by word of mouth.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:30 am
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Ashton Plantation called perfect spot for assisted living center

It has been seven years since the building of an assisted-living center was identified as a long-term goal for the parish, but now the pieces seem in place to finally make the center a reality.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:28 am
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‘Funky food’ for mini chefs

KENNER - The Simon Kidgits Club will host a Super Duper Mini Chefs event at the Esplanade Mall on May 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids will learn the basics of healthy eating and food facts, plus create cereal necklaces, design aprons, and receive a free chef set.

Cost is free for Kidgits members, $5 for non-members. For more information, contact Kelly White at 504-468-6116.
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May 30, 2009 at 10:27 am
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Gomez - Herrera Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Gomez of Luling annonce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Claire Elizabeth Gomez to Mr. Triston Henry Herrera, son of Marcella Cortez Harmon of Des Allemands, and Mr. Henry Herrera of Houma. Triston is also the stepson of Tommy Harmon of Luling.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 2:28 pm
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Hahvnille High School

Send your summer sports activities to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:38 pm
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Get your cheer on at St. Charles Catholic

St. Charles Catholic School in LaPlace will host it’s annual “Fly High, Shine Bright, Cheer Loud” cheerleader mini camp June 8 through 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at the high school located at 100 Dominican Dr. in LaPlace.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:37 pm
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DHS Ladycat heads to Mississippi

Taraina Hamilton, a member of the National Honor Society, will be playing basketball with the Lady Choctaws coached by Paul Allen Duke at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:36 pm
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3 girls named to All-American team

The St. Charles 8 and under All-Star basketball team recently competed in the national basketball tournament in Abbeville.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:34 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Catching Speckle Trout at Grand Isle can be very easy, if you follow these directions. Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:29 pm
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Plenty of optimism after DHS, HHS spring games

Destrehan and Hahnville took the field for the last time this spring, and each team left fans with plenty of optimism after their impressive performances in their respective games.Read More...
May 27, 2009 at 1:24 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Ava the dog.