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Vanessa Johnson of Ama publishes first mainstream novel

Vanessa Alexander Johnson, an Ama resident, has published her first novel entitled “Sacrifices in the name of love.” The book was released on June 3 in eBook format at www.redrosepublishing.com/books. Read More...
July 01, 2010 at 3:46 pm
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Boutte’s own Emmy-winning reporter living the dream

Glynn Boyd has always been a dreamer. Since he was in 4th grade, he dreamed of meeting the people who shape politics and popular culture.
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July 01, 2010 at 3:45 pm
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2nd Annual Special Olympics camp open

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parks and Recreation will host the 2nd Annual Special Olympics’ Camp Shriver. The goal is to provide another level of challenge for athletes with disabilities and promote equality and inclusion. The camp will be social as well as athletic, and campers come from public and private schools, volunteer agencies, and the local community.

The camp will be held at Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School, 140 Plantation Road in Destrehan from June 29 to July 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Target sports are bocce, soccer,softball/t-Ball, tennis, and volleyball.

Volunteers are needed - please call (985)783-5090 to sign up.

Registration forms can be found online at www.stcharlesparish-la.gov under Parks and Recreation.
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June 29, 2010 at 11:18 am
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Shriners will hold orthopedic clinic

DESTREHAN - A Shriners Orthopedic Clinic will be open on June 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. offering x-rays for children. The clinic will be located at the East Bank Medical Office Building, 105 Plantation Road in Destrehan.

Call St. Charles Parish Hospital at (985)785-6242 for more information.Read More...
June 26, 2010 at 9:34 am
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Jacqueline Ann Flacon Brown

Jacqueline Ann Flacon Brown, 73, of Garland, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010 in the Garnet Hill Rehab and Skill Nursing Center in Wylie, Texas.Read More...
June 25, 2010 at 11:30 am
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Costatini-Boan Marriage

Deanna Marie Costatini and James Matthew Boan were married on May 1, 2010 at Benedict’s Plantation in Mandeville.Read More...
June 25, 2010 at 8:51 am
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‘Having fun helping kids’ is what Jerusalem Shriners are all about

Many parishioners have been to the Jerusalem Shriners annual circus or car show, some have even been treated at a Shriners Hospital, but few really know what the Jerusalem Shriners are all about.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 1:44 pm
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Edythe Marie Hollis Proze

Edythe Marie Hollis Proze, 75, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:32 am
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Marie Anaise Rousseau Luquette

Marie Anaise Rousseau Luquette, 73, of Des Allemands died Sunday, June 13, 2010 of complications from COPD. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:31 am
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Sheriff's Reports

June 24, 2010 at 11:29 am
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House members plagued with chronic vote changing

There appears to be no interest by the governor or the members of the House to stop the chronic vote-changing on the House Floor. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:28 am
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Independence celebration promises fun for all

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June 24, 2010 at 11:27 am
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Injunction calls for compromise on drilling ban

There certainlly should be a better way to help insure that another devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico does not happen again. And Federal District Judge Martin Feldman recognized that fact when he granted a preliminary injunction against the Obama administration’s moratorium on deepwater drilling Tuesday. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:25 am
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Our strategy could have been much better

If Bobby Jindal and Billy Nungesser had been in charge of cleaning up the oil spill, we would be much further advanced. But unfortunately the federal government and British Petroleum, two foreign entities who did not know the lay of the land, were.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Can we satisfy our ache?

A perfect image of the disposition we are called to have toward God is that of a nursing child.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:23 am
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Hollywood comes to St. Charles Parish Hospital

“The Fields,” which has since wrapped production in St. Charles Parish, shot a scene for the Texas thriller at St. Charles Parish Hospital.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:17 am
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Retired teacher takes abandoned family under her wing
Retired teacher takes abandoned family under her wing
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When the telephone call came to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church from a young woman asking for help to pay her rent, Kerry Hotard quickly recognized her situation was far more desperate.