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Terrorism threat may cut air travel

The threat of terrorism aboard airliners could affect the future of the air travel industry. After all, one thinks twice about the inconvenience of going through searches for weapons and, most of all, the possibility of getting blown up in mid-air.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:46 pm
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By-products to help greening efforts

Not long ago when travelling on U. S. 90, we would see mountains of bagasse piled high outside the sugar refinery in Raceland going to waste. Now, we hear that bagasse could play a future in our greening of America by providing an important ingredient for biofuel.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:45 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Jerod J. Joseph, 27, of 1326 Luling Estates in Luling, was arrested on Jan. 1 and charged with attempted first degree murder, aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, and harassing phone calls. Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:44 pm
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Behind-the-scenes look at EOC, pumping stations

St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens with a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pumping stations and the Emergency Operations Center during its second “Info Tour.”Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:44 pm
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‘Throw me something soldier'

With a month left until Mardi Gras, many residents are already buying throws, registering to ride in parades or looking over this year’s routes. And because this is such an exciting time to live in Louisiana, many soldiers overseas become homesick in February.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:43 pm
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Change in law makes it illegal to block any drainage

The St. Charles Parish Council voted unanimously on Monday to amend an ordinance that makes it illegal to block any drainage infrastructure in the parish.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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Paramedics get state-of-the-art, hurricane-ready safe house

After six months of renovations, the East Bank now has its first state-of-the-art, permanent Emergency Medical Services station.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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Fire devastates 2 families

Two Luling families lost almost all of their personal belongings after a fire tore through the rental home that they have lived in for the last two years.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Shootout at Hahnville complex

Four men have been arrested in connection with a shootout that left a 20-year-old Killona man in critical condition.
Davin Washington, 20, was shot in the head, leg and buttocks area shortly after 1 p.m. on Jan. 11 in the parking lot of the Richard Smith public housing complex at 200 Sunset Court. Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Son honored with blood drive

Wayne P. Champagne was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia just two weeks after his 20th birthday. Three months later, he passed away.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Farm Bureau seeks talent contestants

LULING - St. Charles Farm Bureau Queen, Teen Queen, and Talent Contests will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the St. Rose American Legion Hall.

Queen's Contest - Girls must be between the ages of 16 - 19, single, never married, and never had a child. Winner receives crown, banner, scholarship award, and expense paid trip to state convention in June. Contestants will participate in Evening and Interview competitions. This is a binding title. Entry Fee - $40

Teen Queen's Contest - Girls must be between the ages of 13 - 15, single, never married, and never had a child.
Winner receives crown, banner, scholarship award, and expense paid trip to pageant night of state convention in June. Contestants will participate in Evening and Interview competitions. This is a binding title. Entry Fee - $30

Talent Contest - Acts include dance, sing, musical, act, tumble, etc. Acts cannot have more than 4 people, must be in good taste and cannot exceed 3 minutes 59 seconds. Winner receives prize, expense paid trip to state convention contest. Entry Fee - $20

Deadline to enter is Jan. 15. Forms are available at St. Charles Farm Bureau Office, 50 Wade St., Suite 9, Luling, or call Bonnie at 985-785-0002 for more information.
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January 16, 2010 at 2:29 pm
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Reed, Landry play major role in win

Led by Ed Reed and Dawan Landry, the Ravens advance on Playoff Weekend.Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Hahnville winning streak comes to an end at Riverside

By Warren LeBeauf

The Hahnville boys basketball team has been on a roll as of late, but stumbled in a 55-59 loss to Riverside.
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January 14, 2010 at 9:48 am
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Outdoor Report: Ducks, deer sparse for many this season

Everyone I have talked to says the same thing. “Where did the ducks and deer go?” Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 9:46 am
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First baby of the new year at River Parishes Hospital

River Parishes Hospital welcomed its first baby of the New Year, Gabriella Marie Bivona, on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 10:40 a.m. Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Parish libraries offer game days for kids and adults

Since the Nintendo Wii gaming system was introduced in 2006, it has quickly become one of the most popular game consoles for teenagers. The St. Charles Parish Library thinks that young people are not the only ones who can enjoy the Wii.Read More...
January 14, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Luling music fest will include big name acts
Luling music fest will include big name acts
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It all started with a few ideas bandied about, all of them with good intentions. Now, it's on the verge of becoming a reality.