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Area football players set to shine in River, Bayou all-star game

The HTV-Lions Club Bayou vs. the River all-star game, an annual football showdown featuring the top talents from the bayou and the river region, is set to take place at 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Nicholls State’s John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm
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HHS tennis star gets 'A+' in athletics

Congratulations to HHS senior Megan Gonzales, who was named one of this year’s A+ Athletes in an event sponsored by WWL-TV, McDonald’s, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:01 pm
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DHS takes third in Baton Rouge

The Destrehan boys finished third in a tournament at Central of Baton Rouge, and were 30 seconds away from playing in the championship game.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm
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J. B. Martin student nominated for national conference

Logan Long, a 7th grade student at J.B. Martin Middle School, was nominated to represent the school and the community as a member of the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. in 2010.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm
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School Board fights state funding cuts

While states all over the country are lowering or eliminating program funding, Louisiana may have gone too far.
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December 17, 2009 at 1:54 pm
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Sheriff: Burglaries may have been solved

A recent string of home burglaries that occurred mostly on the West Bank may have been solved last night, Sheriff Greg Champagne said.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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With help from friends, woman turns experience with domestic violence into safe haven for victims

The holidays can be the hardest time of the year for some women, especially those who live with domestic violence.
Shirley Sims, minister at the First Baptist Church in Paradis, has first-hand experience in living in a home with domestic violence.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 9:25 am
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Destrehan, Hahnville find success in St. Charles Shootout

Neither Hahnville nor Destrehan came out on top in the St. Charles Shootout, but both teams did manage to win two of their three tournament games, with the Lady Tigers finishing third in the field.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Students of the Year get awards Hollywood style

Students of the Year from each school in St. Charles Parish took to the red carpet on Dec. 2 to be recognized for their achievements. Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 8:57 am
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Holiday brunch at Oak Alley

VACHERIE - A very special “Christmas Sunday Brunch” will be held on Dec. 13 and 20 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m at Oak Alley Plantation.

The price is $25 per person 12 years or older, and $15 per person 6-11 years old.

Call 225-265-2151 or 800-442-5539 for reservations, space is limited.
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December 13, 2009 at 11:05 am
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Room unveiled at historic Plantation

The Grand Opening of the Herbert J. Harvey Jr. Legacy Room will be featured at a celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Jean Noel Destrehan’s birth on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan Plantation.

The event begins with the ribbon cutting of the new exhibit space, consisting of original family documents and artifacts from Azby Destrehan and other Destrehan family members.

The celebration is open to the public and will feature tours of the plantation house and other exhibit viewings. Admission to the event is $5 for adults, with free admission for ages 17 and under. Tickets are available the day of the event.

For more information, call Destrehan Plantation at 985-764-9315 or visit www.DestrehanPlantation.org.
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December 12, 2009 at 11:06 am
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Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”

DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet will present its 15th production of the Christmas classic “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m.

The full-length, storybook ballet will feature professional guest artists and New Orleans natives Eleanor and Ian Carney as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier as well as the Snow Queen and King. Tickets are $15 and may be reserved by calling (504) 202-7706. All performances are at Destrehan High School Auditorium at #1 Wildcat Lane in Destrehan.

For more information about River Region Ballet and its upcoming performances of “The Nutcracker,” please contact Sarah Comiskey at (504) 339-6375.
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December 12, 2009 at 11:04 am
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“Tea for Priests” seminary benefit

NEW ORLEANS - On Friday, Dec. 11, “Tea for Priests,” benefiting Notre Dame Seminary is scheduled for Noon at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, 921 Canal Street. Mass will precede the event at 11 a.m. A silent auction and raffle drawings will be held. Kitty Cleveland, New Orleans native and award-winning Catholic singer-songwriter will entertain guests during the tea.

Individual tickets to the tea are $60. Patron tickets are $100 per person, or $500 for four reserved seats, and include your name in the program. For the $1,000 sponsorship level, you receive one reserved table with seating for 8 and a listing in the program. At $2,500, your sponsorship level includes one reserved table for 10, preferred seating and a listing in the program. For more information and to request tickets for the event, please contact Mary Stewart Bailey at dgbmsb@aol.com.
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December 11, 2009 at 11:02 am
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Senior Christmas Luncheon planned

DESTREHAN - A senior citizens’ Christmas luncheon is planned for 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dec. 10 at the Jerusalem Shriners Temple located at 1940 Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

The event is free, and all St. Charles Parish seniors are invited to attend.

There will be great food, live entertainment, a visit from Santa and free health checks from St. Charles Parish Hospital.
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December 10, 2009 at 11:04 am
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Senior Christmas Luncheon Dec. 10

DESTREHAN - A senior citizens’ Christmas luncheon is planned for 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the Jerusalem Temple located at 1940 Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.

The event is free, and all St. Charles Parish seniors are invited to attend.

There will be great food, live entertainment, a visit from
Santa and free health checks from St. Charles Parish Hospital.
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December 10, 2009 at 11:02 am
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It's LSU for Blue

The New Orleans Saints 33-30 overtime win over the Washington Redskins dominated the sports headlines Sunday, but an important piece of recruiting news also broke this past weekend.Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 10:39 am
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Slidell man pleads guilty to stealing over $80K from Shell complex to make crawfish burners
Slidell man pleads guilty to stealing over $80K from Shell complex to make crawfish burners
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A Slidell man pleaded guilty to stealing more than $80,000 of materials and equipment from Norco Manufacturing Complex that he used to make and sell crawfish burners.