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Free computer classes help elderly, those looking for jobs

For the past two years, the St. Charles Parish Libraries have been offering free computer classes every week. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Can the Corps really protect us?

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has had a lot of criticism of late, some deserved, some not so deserved.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Our high schools continue in high gear

If you went to the Saints game Monday night, you may have a hard time hearing for the rest of the week. The decibels were really ringing there.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Kelone

Herman “Jap” Kelone, Sr., 72, native of Marksville, LA, and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2009.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:57 am
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Oubre

Roslema Clouate Oubre, 87, passed away on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009. Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:56 am
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DUHE

A resident of Norco, LA, Odile Laurent Duhe, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at Azalea Estates Retirement Center in Gonzales, LA.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Edward Davis Jr., 33, of 174 Quarter Road in Edgard, was arrested on Nov. 20 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:53 am
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Boutte man charged with making child porn with daughter

A 33-year-old Boutte man was arrested last week for possessing child pornography that involved himself and his daughter, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Local stores see sales spike on Black Friday

Several area retailers reported strong sales on Black Friday, with some saying that the annual kick off to the holiday shopping season was the busiest one they have had in years.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:51 am
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R.K. Smith principal loses battle with cancer

R.K. Smith Middle School Principal Nicole Colleen LeBeauf, 41, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, Nov. 29. LeBeauf was an educator for 15 years and she had a true passion for teaching children, her co-workers and friends said.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Santa and his helpers decorate neighbors’ homes

Residents in need of a little holiday cheer will be well served to drive down Birch Street this Christmas season. Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Keeping father’s legacy alive drives grocer brothers

On any given day, customers in Majoria’s Supermarket are likely to see one or more of the store’s four owners - all brothers - chatting up patrons on topics ranging from Saints football to the goings on in the parish.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Baptist Christmas Concert Dec. 6

LULING - The First Baptist Church of Luling will a host a Christmas Choir Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 10:45 a.m.
The church is located at 921 Paul Maillard Road.
For more information, call the church office at 985-785-6297.Read More...
December 06, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Chorus Christmas concert Dec. 4

DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of River Parishes will present its annual Christmas Dinner Concert at Ormond Country Club in Destrehan on Dec. 4, 2009. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a social interval with cash bar. Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. with Concert following at 8 p.m.

Adoramus te Christe, Joy to the World, The Christmas Waltz, Breath of Heaven and The 12 Days After Christmas are some of the seasonal songs that will be sung, with The Hallelujah Chorus as the finale. The concert provides a wonderful opportunity for family and friends as well as business associates to gather to enjoy beautiful Christmas music and to celebrate this special time of the year together. Please call Kathy Woulfe at 985-764-9667 or Louise Broach-Fischer at 985-785-2819 to purchase tickets.
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December 04, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Tickets on sale for Dec. 4 chorus concert

The Community Chorus of River Parishes will present its annual Christmas dinner/concert at Ormond country club on Friday Dec. 4. Tickets are now available for this event by calling Kathy Woulfe at 764-9667.
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December 04, 2009 at 9:13 am
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"Bark at Bridge Park" to raise funds for new shelter

***Update: This event was rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 20, due to forecasted inclement weather.***

The population of St. Charles Parish is growing, and that means that the stray animal population is too.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:30 pm
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85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says
85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says
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The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.