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$2.5 million school system project complete this month

A $2.5 million school system project to build covered play areas for parish elementary schools will finally be complete this month.
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February 18, 2010 at 12:06 pm
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School Board achieves highest accreditation

The St. Charles Parish school district applied and achieved a recommendation for AdvancED accreditation, which is more difficult to achieve than regular state accreditation.
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February 18, 2010 at 12:05 pm
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8-week seminar on spirit, literature

NEW ORLEANS - Our Lady of Holy Cross College announces its first continuing education program for 2010, an eight-week workshop, “Spirituality & Literature,” starting Thursday, Feb. 18. Susan Blalock, Ph.D., emeritus professor, author, lecturer and scholar on the subjects of poetry, creative writing, language and literature, will facilitate group discussions of short works by several contemporary American authors.

Anyone interested in developing a deeper understanding of spirituality is invited to attend. Classes will be held at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, 4123 Woodland Ave., New Orleans, on consecutive Thursdays, Feb. 18 and 25; March 4, 11, 18 and 25; and April 8 and 15 at 6:30 – 8 p.m. The cost
is $250.

Upcoming classes to be offered by the Department of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning include: Church History: The Early Councils of the Church (March); Science & Religion (April) and Faith-Based Enterprises: The Basics for Practitioners (May).

For further information and registration, contact Jim Curry, 504/398-2116 or jcurry@olhcc.edRead More...
February 18, 2010 at 11:54 am
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Hahnville gets revenge on Destrehan in overtime thriller

The Hahnville Tigers are sitting pretty at first place in District 6-5A after knocking off Destrehan 58-53 in overtime, and then bouncing Dutchtown 66-54 for their sixth-straight district win.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Jeffery A. Satsky, 44, of 124 Crochet Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested on Feb. 1 and charged with 2nd degree battery, mufflers and suspended drivers license.
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February 17, 2010 at 11:54 am
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Water systems get needed upgrades

The St. Charles Parish Council recently approved contracts with three firms to cover engineering for projects set to improve the parish’s ability to clarify, store and distribute water.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:51 am
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Dying woman gets free Super Bowl tickets with help of local family

Not only did one local family get lucky twice when all four of their seats were picked in the Super Bowl lottery, but their good fortune rubbed off on another family that they helped get into the big game for free.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:50 am
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Grand pavilion added to Wetland Watchers park

Seven years ago, the Pontchartrain Levee District donated 28 acres of land in the LaBranche Wetlands to St. Charles Parish in the name of the Hurst Middle School Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:48 am
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Hahnville students arrested for planting fake bomb in school

Two Hahnville High School students have been arrested after authorities say they planted a fake bomb in the school on Feb. 12, which led to the evacuation of students and staff.
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February 17, 2010 at 11:46 am
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Energy bills double in January

As the weather seems to get colder and colder, some St. Charles Parish residents living paychec to paycheck are finding it hard to afford their heating bill and still have money left over for necessities such as food and medication.
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February 17, 2010 at 11:34 am
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Ormond Country Club declares bankruptcy

Ormond Country Club is still open after announcing that it would close by the end of 2009.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:32 am
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70 ride in ‘Krewe of Dope,’ more expected

Seventy suspected drug dealers have been tracked down and put into handcuffs as the result of an undercover operation the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office called “Operation Krewe of Dope.” Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Suspicious package found at HHS, students moved to gym

A suspicious package was located in the commons area of Hahnville High School, which led to the evacuation of all students and staff in the main building to the school’s gym, according to an e-mail from the school system.Read More...
February 12, 2010 at 1:06 pm
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Parish workers, Sheriff’s Office get into Saints spirit

Fans all across the parish are busy getting their Who Dat on, and the courthouse is no exception.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Hahnville girls drop playoff game in sudden death

The Hahnville Lady Tigers hosted Comeaux in the first round of the soccer playoffs, but fell in sudden death 0-1.
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February 11, 2010 at 10:45 am
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Dreams really can come true

A lifelong dream came true Sunday night.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:43 am
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Parish preparing for potential tropical storm
Parish preparing for potential tropical storm
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St. Charles Parish has issued an alert announcing it is opening sandbagging stations tomorrow (Tuesday) as it goes into storm preparation mode for a tropical storm potentially headed for Louisiana.