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Documentation for a much-talked-about 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass, caught from Japan's largest lake in July, has arrived at the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) headquarters for world record recognition. Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:14 am
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N.O. Saints defense gets a "Sharper" image

The talk leading up to the New Orleans Saints versus the New York Jets was the showdown between one of the leagues top offenses against one of the NFL’s top defenses.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:13 am
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East Ascension’s stable of running backs could pose problem for Tigers

The Hahnville Tigers cruised to another big win last weekend, using a balanced offensive attack and five takeaways by their defense to run away with a 42-7 victory over Vanderbilt Catholic.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:10 am
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Rhitt Growl wins N.O. media award

Digital Media Facilitator, Rhitt Growl, at the Satellite Center recently won a poster design contest hosted by the New Orleans Multi Media User Group. The contest was to design a poster promoting Tulane University’s Tech Day.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Congressman Steve Scalise visits Harry Hurst Middle School on behalf of NEH

Last week U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise visited the Harry Hurst Middle Library on behalf of the U.S. Congress and the National Endowment for Humanities.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:02 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Zachary S. Wilson, 17, of 3756 Tara Drive in Destrehan was arrested on Oct. 1 and charged with principal to second degree battery.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Crazy ants poised to invade Louisiana

A new invasive insect is threatening to move into Louisiana, according to experts with the LSU AgCenter.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Champagne chosen for court security task force

Hahnville - St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne has been selected to serve on a task force that is charged with improving security in the Louisiana district courts and courthouses.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Talented drama club in full gear for fall season

Student actors in Hahnville High’s talented drama club have been hard at work for the past month practicing for their latest performance, “Miss Nelson is Missing,” based on the classic children’s book.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:59 am
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St. Teresa embraced her love affair with God

By Christopher West

Recently, while preparing for a long drive, I decided to look through my old collection of tape series for something to listen to (yes, I still have a cassette deck in my car). My eyes landed on a box set called “Passion for God” by a Carmelite Abbess named Mother Tessa Bielecki. When I arrived at my destination before the tapes were over, I didn’t want to get out of the car.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Workers should have the right to vote

There is a bill in the U.S. Senate that would radically alter the process for deciding whether a union will represent you at the bargaining table with your employer.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:57 am
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Davis Pond needs more water

Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion Project presently is operating at half its capacity but it would benefit our coast if it were greater.
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October 12, 2009 at 8:55 am
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Authorities look into shooting death in Luling

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call on Oct. 3 from a person claiming that a 41-year-old Vacherie man had shot himself while visiting Lancelot Apartments in Luling.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:53 am
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Dedication comes 33 years after ferry disaster

A monument to the 77 victims and 18 survivors of the worst ferry disaster in American history will be dedicated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the East Bank Bridge Park.
The ceremony will be open to the public.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:52 am
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118 vehicle burglaries from May through September

From May until September, there were 118 vehicle burglaries in St. Charles Parish, and while those crimes tend to peak in the summer, Sheriff Greg Champagne said that residents should still lock their vehicles and remove all valuables.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Pass along plant exchange Oct. 10

DESTREHAN - A “Pass Along” plant exchange will be held on Oct. 10. All are invited to participate by bringing a well-established, healthy specimen in a one-half gallon or larger container.

Each person will be allowed one entry. The botanical or pet name of the plant should be included, along with simple instructions for care.

Old Southern plants are always very popular, such as those “passed down” or “cut” from plants of family and friends - those that we fondly remember seeing in our grandparents’ yards.

The plant exchanges are always interesting and fun as someone always enters a very unusual and sometimes rare plant.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Exchange will take place at 11 a.m.

For further information please call Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.Read More...
October 10, 2009 at 10:54 am
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After year, Destrehan mother tracks dog from flood, relocation to Nebraska
After year, Destrehan mother tracks dog from flood, relocation to Nebraska
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When the truck delivers Evie this week, it'll end an epic ordeal for a dog that was mistakenly given away, survived a historic flood and ended up in Nebraska.