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Margaret Sumners Witte, 98, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 in Tallahassee, Fla. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:49 am
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Moore

Priscilla Theresa St. Amant Moore departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 at the age of 63.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:48 am
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Dufrene

Norma Elizabeth Dufrene passed away on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 in Patterson. Beloved daughter of the late Edmond Dufrene, Sr. and Ella Hogan Dufrene. Sister of Edmond Dufrene, Jr., Tim Dufrene, Donovan Dufrene and Elaine Stinnett. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and great nephews. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 11:47 am
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Parish could get more money from severance taxes if new amendment passes

When voters head to the polls on Nov. 4, they won’t just be electing a new president. There are also seven proposed constitutional amendments that range from the redistribution of state severance tax revenue to the establishment of term limits for members of state boards and commissions.
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October 22, 2008 at 11:45 am
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Schexnaydre ordinance pulled by council members

A plan to put a “No Parking During Game” sign up near residents’ homes on the south side of Thomas Coby in Destrehan was removed from consideration by five council members Monday night.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 10:51 am
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Budget includes big raises

Because the cost of living continues to rise all around the country, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre will ask the council to approve salary increases for all parish employees in the upcoming 2009 budget.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:10 am
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St. Pierre: server merger a done deal

The controversy is over - at least for Parish President V.J. St. Pierre. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:10 am
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Schools want to cut down on workers’ comp claims

After an internal review showed that some employees may be taking advantage of the St. Charles Parish school system’s workers’ compensation policy, the board took the first step towards making a change.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:06 am
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Overturned truck dumps sand, diesel into culvert

A collision on River Road in Hahnville between a dump truck carrying sand and a 1999 Crown Victoria took at least six hours to clear up last week. That’s because the overturned truck began leaking diesel from its fuel tank and dumping sand from the bed of the truck into a ditch and culvert right in front of the Hahnville Post Office.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:06 am
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New $31 million bond issue to help homeowners

The Louisiana Housing Finance Agency has approved a $31 million bond issue to fund its Mortgage Revenue Bond Assisted Program.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:01 am
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City Park hosts 2008 garden show

NEW ORLEANS - The 2008 Fall Garden Show in New Orleans will be held at the City Park Botanical Garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19.

Admission for the event is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 12. Children under 5 and members of Friends of City Park may enter for free.

For more information, contact Karen Blackburn at 504-838-1170 or kblackburn@agcenter.lsu.edu.
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October 19, 2008 at 11:57 am
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Youth ministry holds family day

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church’s Catholic Youth Ministry will hold a family day on Oct. 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the community center.

Pumpkin decorating and a mummy wrap relay are among the fun activities planned. Food will be provided.

For more information, call Anita Matherne at 985-758-8659 or Tina Montz at 985-758-7373.
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October 19, 2008 at 11:39 am
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City Park hosts 2008 garden show

NEW ORLEANS - The 2008 Fall Garden Show in New Orleans will be held at the City Park Botanical Garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19.

Admission for the event is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 12. Children under 5 and members of Friends of City Park may enter for free.

For more information, contact Karen Blackburn at 504-838-1170 or kblackburn@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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October 19, 2008 at 11:38 am
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‘88 and ‘89 grads celebrate 20 years

LULING - Destrehan High School classes of 1988 and 1989 celebrate a joint 20-year reunion on Oct. 18 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the River Room located at 13899 River Road in Luling.

The cost is $50 per person and $100 per couple.
Interested participants should contact Kim McKinney at 985-307-0413 or send an email to dhs1989@live.com or dhs.alumni1988@yahoo.com.

Mail check or money order to 201 Lakynn Lane, Hahnville, LA 70057.Read More...
October 18, 2008 at 11:58 am
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Women’s seminar in Paradis Oct. 18

PARADIS - First Baptist Church of Paradis along with Pastor Elder Albert M. Charles and The Virtuous Women of Vision Ministry will host their annual women’s conference on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Marilyn Washington of New Vision Ministries of Donaldsonville. Registration is free.Read More...
October 18, 2008 at 11:56 am
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Kids art festival in Houma Oct. 18

HOUMA - St. Matthew’s Episcopal School in Houma will host its annual “Just Kids At Art” festival at the school located at 266 Gabasse St. on Saturday, Oct. 18.

For more information, call 985-872-5573.
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October 18, 2008 at 11:40 am
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While Louisiana loses coastline, St. Charles gained 9 acres
While Louisiana loses coastline, St. Charles gained 9 acres
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While the Louisiana coast is losing an alarming 16 square miles of land a year to the Gulf of Mexico, St. Charles Parish’s shoreline has grown by 9 acres.