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Shop your local farmerís market this holiday season

Those in the throes of Christmas shopping will be happy to know that the German Coast Farmersí Market can provide many wonderful and unique gifts such as special candles, soaps, freshly baked pastries and breads, wines, bountiful and fresh - right out of the garden - produce, gourmet rice, honey, and specially prepared meats and Mediterranean dishes. Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Dr. Ruth meets Thomas Aquinas

By Christopher West
Itís rare for me to find a book that I want to buy multiple copies of to give away to friends and family. Iíve found one, and I think every engaged and married couple on the planet should have a copy: "Holy Sex" by Dr. Greg Popcak (www.exceptionalmarriages.com). Catholic journalist John Allen sums it up quite well: "Think of this book as Thomas Aquinas meets Dr. Ruth and enjoy."Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 11:07 am
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Bayou Lafourche project will help save our coast

Thereís good news along our waterfront. Gov. Bobby Jindalís promise to get going on work to preserve the Louisiana coast along the Gulf of Mexico seems to be bearing fruit.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 11:04 am
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The flip side of the coin has arrived

It was exhilarating, from a fiscal standpoint, to be a Louisiana legislator for the last few years. Money was rolling in from a combination of hurricane recovery spending, higher oil and gas prices, and an uptick in economic activity. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 11:03 am
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We have many things to be thankful for

This Thanksgiving Day, we have a lot to be thankful for.
Of course, we do have problems. We learned extensively about all of them during the recent Presidential election campaign. Our economic doldrums. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hurricane damages here and there that havenít been repaired. Etc. Etc.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 11:02 am
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Holidays can be difficult with loved one in a nursing home

Thanksgiving came early for about 500 residents and family members who shared turkey, dressing and all of the trimmings with their loved ones who reside in a nursing home in Destrehan. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 10:51 am
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Bulletproof vest anyone?

This year, the Luling/Boutte Lions Club purchased a new bulletproof vest for St. Charles Parish Deputy April Altemus. Now, the organization wants to help other deputies who need bulletproof protection.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 10:47 am
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Good news for Ama, no news for Willowdale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brought good news to St. Charles Parish residents that feared the West Bank Vicinity and Beyond levee protection project would force them from their homes.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Family member arrested for Ď07 St. Rose murder

Darlene Warren Smith and Marcus Warren have waited patiently to find out who killed their beloved mother in her St. Rose home on Aug. 13 of last year. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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St. Rose students rock out House of Blues

St. Rose Elementary teacher Tim Weller loves to teach children how to play the guitar. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Fitness boot camp helps those willing to donate toys, coats

St. Charles Parish residents will have a new avenue to work off those holiday pounds with the opening of a fitness boot camp started by a former college coach who has worked with professional football players and junior Olympians.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Albert Cammon students use own trees to replenish park

Students from Albert Cammon Middle School did their part to help the Bayou Segnette State Park recover from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, planting close to 500 trees along a mile-long nature trail.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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United way hosts food and toy drive

LULING - The United Way of St. Charles is holding a food and toy drive through Dec. 15. Nonperishable food and new toys will be donated to local families in need.

Donations may be delivered to the United Way offices located at 13207 River Rd. in Luling or call 985-331-9063.
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November 24, 2008 at 11:42 am
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Destrehan moves on to face Higgins in third round

The Destrehan Wildcats took an early 10-0 first quarter lead over Ruston and were able to hold off a late Bearcat rally for a 17-10 victory.Read More...
November 21, 2008 at 9:00 am
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Club hosts annual autumn auction

LULING - The St. Charles Womenís Club will hold its autumn auction Nov. 20 at the First Union Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. with the auction following at 10 a.m.

A large selection of items including baked goodies will be available for bid. Baby-sitting is available at the church.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:45 am
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Sophisticated phone scam targets jury duty list

Mike was seated at home about to relax and watch his favorite T.V. program when he got a call that forced him to leave the luxury of his special recliner and head for the phone.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:38 am
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Craig's Barber Shop
Craig's Barber Shop Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!

Trailblazing HHS grad working on Ph.D., opening own lab
Trailblazing HHS grad working on Ph.D., opening own lab
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When Blake Schouest was 12 years, his aunt brought him to the lab at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where she was working on her Ph.D. and what he saw sent his mind spinning with possibilities.