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Thieves break into 5 vehicles in Luling
During the early morning hours of May 12, thieves broke into five vehicles in the Lakewood and Mimosa Park area, making off with cash and an iPod. Read More...
May 18, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Parish monitoring 18 mosquito species that can transmit diseases

Each summer, hordes of mosquitoes descend on backyards, parks and playgrounds. Read More...
May 18, 2009 at 8:56 am
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Corps plans to beef up spillway for off-road recreation

Last year, an estimated 400,000 people visited the Bonnet Carré Spillway, and while more than a quarter of that number was likely due to the spillway’s opening, the rest was because of the recreational opportunities offered there.
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May 18, 2009 at 8:55 am
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Smith lights fire under smokers

Three years ago, Louisiana lawmakers banned smoking in restaurants, office buildings and other public places, but granted exceptions to bars, truck stops and casinos.Read More...
May 18, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Jail courses keep inmates on straight path after prison

Since its inception in 2005, Project Transition has become an important lifeline for inmates at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center, giving them the skills and training they need to cope with the outside world.Read More...
May 18, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Rat terriers in spillway a mystery

For the second time in less than a year, St. Charles Parish animal control workers have been called out to the Bonnet Carré Spillway for an unusual request - to pick up purebred rat terriers.Read More...
May 18, 2009 at 8:51 am
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‘Pass along’ plant exchange May 16

DESTREHAN- The German Coast Farmer’s Market will hold a “Pass Along Plant Exchange” at its Saturday market on May 16 at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. The event begins ar 10 a.m., with the exchange at 11 a.m.

Everyone is encouraged to participate by brining a well-established, healthy specimen in a one-half gallon or larger container. The botanical or pet name of the plant should be included, along with instructions for care.

Old southern plants are always popular - ones that have been “cut” from plants of friends and family and those that can’t be found at nurseries. However, all plants are welcomed.

For more information, contact Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.
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May 16, 2009 at 1:18 pm
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Community chorus sets spring concert

DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of the River Parishes invites the public to its spring concert, “That’s Entertainment,” on May 16 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church on Ormond Boulevard at 7 p.m.

The concert is free and will feature soloists, duets, trios and quartets, plus selections sung by the full chorus.
For more information call Louise Broach Fischer at 985-785-2819 or Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.Read More...
May 16, 2009 at 1:01 pm
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Thespian society reschedules play

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School Thespian Society has rescheduled their performance of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” to Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. in the HHS auditorium. The play was originally set for May 8 and 9.Read More...
May 14, 2009 at 1:15 pm
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Hahnville’s Ryan Waters signs with Jones County Community College

Congratulations to Hahnville High School Senior, Ryan Waters, who has recently signed with Jones County Community College for baseball. Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:18 pm
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5 NSE kids compete in LA fitness meet

Five students from Norco 4-6 and one from Norco K-3 Elementary School were selected to participate in the State Fitness Meet held in Lafayette on April 25.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:17 pm
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Outdoor Report

For three weeks the winds have blown at tropical-force levels over our fishing waters.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:14 pm
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Tigers fall one win shy of state, ending season

Hahnville's baseball season came to an end Monday, just one win shy of the 5A state tournament thanks to a familiar district foe.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:10 pm
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DHS exercises demons of past Blue Jay defeats

Going into Monday's regional round playoff game against 10th-seeded Jesuit, Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet knew the history and so did his team.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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HHS, DHS compete in district, state track meets

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association 5-A state track meet was held at Louisiana State University on May 10.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:00 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

21 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:58 pm
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Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
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Roy Clements of Montz didn’t expect the Rotary Club of St. Charles’ Thanksgiving basket of food that came to his family’s door last Wednesday, but he was visibly appreciative of getting it.