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Last day to register for Community ED, Aug. 31

Last Day to Register for Fall 2009 Community Education classes will be Monday, Aug. 31, 2009.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:25 am
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Gone to market

One of the unique aspects of the climate in southeastern Louisiana is the ability to grow vegetables twelve months a year - with most of the harvesting taking place in the spring and the fall.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:23 am
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Last call for LSU tickets

The Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers Parent Club is continuing to raise funds to help pay for the dance team's trip to New York in November to participate in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Entertainment, retail, housing are what the people want

Residents were given the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the future of St. Charles Parish at a series of seven Community Vision Forums.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Launey

Funeral services for Mrs. Miriam Julie LeBlanc Launey, 88 were held on Aug. 18, 2009 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, Destrehan, Louisiana with burial to follow at St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum. Father Daniel will officiate.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:17 am
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Durapau

Paul S. "Moose" Durapau, 71, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Hahnville passed away on Friday, August 15, 2009.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:16 am
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Drain

Scott “Punkin” Drain passed away at the age of 24 on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Dearly beloved husband of Tara King Drain, devoted father of Tyler (age 6) and Kylie (age 3). Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Caillet

Charles Joseph Caillet, Sr., born May 6, 1957, completed his life on Aug.18, 2009 in Katy, Texas where he lived for the past 10 years. He graduated from Hahnville High School in 1975 and from Louisiana State University in 1979. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Tools for Schools needs supplies

LAPLACE - River Parishes Tools for Schools is holding a drive through Aug. 31 to collect school supplies for needy students in St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist parishes.

In addition to corporate sponsorships, the organization is asking community residents to contribute to the drive.
For more information, call Clement at 985-652-1799.

Monetary donations may be mailed to River Parishes Education Initiatives, Attn: Tools for School, P.O. Box 1671, LaPlace, LA 70069-1671.
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August 31, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Michele Beasley, 46, of 251 S. Oak St. in Gramercy was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with DWI and driving with a suspended license.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:09 am
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Keeping manufacturing alive innovates technology

Some of the highest paying jobs in America are created by companies that make things. Manufacturing has been a mainstay in the U.S. economy since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Some say that manufacturing is passé, that technology is the future, and that it doesn't matter if manufacturing dries up and blows away. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Tax structure should enhance economy

This comment by a long-time, respected, state fiscal expert indicates that our state officials are looking at the state’s financial problems from the wrong angle:Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:06 am
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House bill would hurt small farms

The federal government will step more into our lives if bill HR875, guised under the nickname “food safety law,” passes in Congress. It would wipe out many small and organic farms and even herb gardens in our back yards.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Youngsters need place to ‘hang out’

It was encouraging to see students taking part in the parish planning sessions held during the past two weeks in St. Charles. After all, their future here will be longer lasting than that of most residents.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Parish financials clean, audit reveals no problems

Hahnville - Auditors Stagni & Co. have given St. Charles Parish’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report an unqualified opinion, dubbing the report “clean” for the most recent fiscal year. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Bikers can sign up for scenic poker run to festival

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is currently accepting registrations for its upcoming ‘Ride United’ Poker Run scheduled for Sept. 26. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:03 am
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New location brings new benefits for pharmacy customers
New location brings new benefits for pharmacy customers
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Destrehan Discount Pharmacy can be found in a different, brand new building these days, but owner B.J. Burkenstock says the store’s goals are exactly the same: to provide the same commitment to customer service that has been its backbone for the past 50 years.