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Madere’s vows to fight on

By Joe Paul
Since 1924, Madere’s Garage has been in business in St. Charles Parish, and in the late 1950s, the business sold its first automobile.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Building a future

Carmen Brown grew up in the Boutte projects, and though she may have made some mistakes in her past, she was able to get out and make a life for herself. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Birthday leads to Killona shooting

A 1-year-old toddler’s birthday party will forever be marred with snapshot images of blood and the echoing sound of gunshots after a verbal altercation between two men turned violent.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 9:54 am
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Luling barber shop makes the ‘cut’ for 20 years

Priding themselves on 20 years of quality barber services, Craig’s Barber Shop in Luling strives to give each customer a great cut without exhausting their day.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:47 am
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Gaubert

Lucille Champagne Gaubert passed away on Thursday, May 14. She was 83 years of age. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:45 am
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Schaubhut

Eldridge “Mickey” Daniel Schaubhut, age 90 years, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at his home in Des Allemands. Beloved son of the late Edward Schaubhut and Elizabeth Champagne Schaubhut. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:45 am
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Maugham


Earl William Maugham, Sr. passed away on May 15, 2009. Age 45. Resident of Destrehan. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:44 am
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Lasher

Gale L. Lasher, age 82, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie. He retired as a steel worker with U. S. Steel Irvin Works after 40 years.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:43 am
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Dufrene

Danny Joseph Dufrene passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2009. Beloved son of the late Junior and Lydia Dunn Dufrene. Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:42 am
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PMS gets down, dirty for cancer patients

Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher - and that’s where Cherie Doyle’s professional maid service, PMS, steps in.Read More...
June 01, 2009 at 8:41 am
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Sheriff's Reports

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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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father
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Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.