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Destrehan teacher selected for appreciation award

Destrehan High School mathematics teacher Rita Varvaro was selected for a Tri-Parish Teacher Appreciation Award. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:54 am
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Schools prepare for Thanksgiving week

New Sarpy Elementary students are participating in numerous activities to prepare for Thanksgiving.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:52 am
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Hurst students play in rainy day races

Hurst Middle School recently had a Rainy Day event in which students did relay events and other games inside the gym.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Learning to spell with technology

Students at New Sarpy Elementary use techonology to learn.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:50 am
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New Sarpy hosts family literacy event

New Sarpy Elementary held "Mother Goose is on the Loose" Family Literacy Night on Thursday, Nov. 5.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Winner of New Sarpy Card Contest

Addison Raiford was the winner for the 2009 New Sarpy Elementary Christmas Card contest. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:48 am
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School Board passes act to regulate teacher-student electronic communications

The St. Charles Parish School Board passed an Electronic Communications Act on Wednesday that will regulate how school employees communicate with students.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:33 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:32 am
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Hahnville Hi-Steppers to march in Macy’s parade

Instead of gathering around the dinner table with family, the Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers dance team will be dancing in the streets of New York City this Thanksgiving.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:47 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:46 am
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2009 Candidates of Confirmation announced

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Hahnville celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation during the 10 a.m. mass on Oct. 25, 2009. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:46 am
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Counselor honored for giving students head start in life

St. Charles Parish public schools received many awards this year to distinguish it from other districts in the state.
Among those receiving awards was Louisiana High School Counselor of the Year Anitra Boyd at Hahnville High School.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:43 am
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Women’s club autumn auction Nov. 19

St. Charles Parish Women’s Club will be hosting it’s annual Autumn Auction on Thursday, Nov. 19th. The public is invited to attend at the Presbyterian Church on Lakewoood Drive in Luling.

This Autumn Auction is one of the major fundraisers for SCWC. The members make, bake or donate seasonal items to be auctioned.

Roussell’s Anthony Lucia is the featured auctioneer.
One hundred percent of the funds raised are used for scholarships and/or donated to non-profit service organizations.
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November 19, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Reagan’s ‘tear down that wall’ message enlightened the world

One of the divisive structures of the last century was the Berlin Wall. This writer looked over it from West Berlin to Communist East Germany before it was torn down by the German people themselves 20 years ago.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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Putting property tax into perspective

New data recently released by the Tax Foundation reconfirms the fact that the residential property tax burden in Louisiana is the lowest in the nation. The Tax Foundation is recognized as an unbiased source of the most accurate and up-to-date tax information in America. The foundation recently released results of its study of the three year average (2006-2008) of residential property taxes in U.S. counties with populations of 20,000 or more.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:18 am
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Coastal restoration needed for future hurricane seasons

As Hurricane Ida swept by this week, we all breathed a sigh of relief that conditions were right to lessen its destructive force as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico. And we are also thankful that the rest of the season so far has spared us even the inconvenience of evacuation.
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November 16, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Mississippi River expected to crest at 16.5 feet,  but not enough to force opening of spillway
Mississippi River expected to crest at 16.5 feet, but not enough to force opening of spillway
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Heavy rains from the North and Midwest are expected to make the Mississippi River crest at 16.5 feet by May 28, just narrowly missing the “trigger” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on to open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway.