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Lagniappe takes tourney title

After two days of baseball, the LA Lagniappe took home the championship as they defeated the Cobras 16-8 in the USSSA 10U championship game in the Opening Day Tournament held at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:07 pm
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Lady Wildcats open new field

On a beautiful spring afternoon, the Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team finally got to step onto their new field.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:06 pm
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Body ID’d as missing Montz man

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is awaiting results from an autopsy on a missing Montz man who was found dead in the water about two miles north of Ruddock on March 19.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 11:59 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Paula J. Fisher, 46, of 1924 Deborah St. in St. Bernard, was arrested on March 25 and charged with D.W.I. and reckless operation.
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April 01, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Willowdale extension would benefit West Bank

Barton Avenue is a skinny little road in Luling that connects U. S. 90 with River Road. But it attracts major traffic because it is a connection between the river front and the main thoroughfare on the west bank.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Looking forward now that health care bill is law

The health care legislation is now law. The most massive - and costly - domestic government initiative in history will soon be bringing about many changes nationally and in Louisiana. Our state leaders should begin taking actions now to head off the fiscal disaster we will be facing in a few years when some provisions of the law take effect.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Has He Risen in Our Hearts?

(COLUMNIST’S NOTE: The following column touches upon the Easter Triduum which is a tradition of the Catholic Church and considered the holiest time of the liturgical calendar. But it is for all denominations as well because its primary focus is on Christ’s redeeming love for us all.)Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Jindal could lead in right direction

Gov. Bobby Jindal is making news again. Now he wants to reshape the State of Louisiana by cutting the government infrastructure and turning over many of the state’s functions to the private sector.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:28 am
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70-year-old man charged with beating wife, throwing knife

A 70-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and booked with aggravated battery after allegedly punching his wife several times in the face and throwing a large hunting knife at her back, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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April 01, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Dental clinic that ‘caters to cowards’ coming to Boutte

One of the largest group dental practices in southeast Louisiana is currently building a new facility in Boutte to serve St. Charles Parish.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:26 am
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12-year-old Luling girl says man tried to lure her into car

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking parents and children in the Lagatutta/Mimosa area to be on the lookout after a 12-year-old Luling girl told authorities that a man tried to coax her into his vehicle.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:25 am
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St. Rose Army cook trades Kevlar helmet for chef’s hat

FORT LEE, Va. - The son of a St. Rose couple recently traded his Kevlar helmet for a chef’s hat during one of the largest culinary competitions of its kind in the United States.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Change coming to Paul Maillard

What started out as a vision from God for one local woman has now evolved into an outreach center that provides support for those struggling to find a place in life and for those who want to make their lives better.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Volunteers tackle 124 miles of trash

A total of 256 volunteers from community groups and industry covered 124 miles of the parish and filled 229 bags with roadside litter in the parish’s second annual Trash Bash.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:21 am
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‘Little Run’ entices young to bridge race

Over the years, the United Way of St. Charles’ annual bridge run has become the largest run over the Mississippi River in the country, but now organizers hope free food and a “Little Bridge Run” will attract even more participants.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Angry residents tell corps to stockpile clay elsewhere

Residents were outraged at a US Army Corps of Engineers meeting on Tuesday over the possibility of the corps stockpiling clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy. Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:16 am
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Luling music fest will include big name acts
Luling music fest will include big name acts
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It all started with a few ideas bandied about, all of them with good intentions. Now, it's on the verge of becoming a reality.