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Epilepsy knows no boundaries

Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide. That’s more than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined. And within the last year, epilepsy has claimed another - 6-year-old Zoe Aucoin of Des Allemands.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:49 pm
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Tips on how to ‘Eat right’

Even though most people agree that healthy eating is important, doing so may seem almost impossible when money is tight and time is short, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:46 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
• Eugene V. Plake, 21, of 172 Annex St. in New Sarpy was arrested on March 4 and charged with second degree battery.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:43 pm
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What’s Up? English difficult language

By Mike Peters
I received most of this in an email, and I added a few and thought it would be fun to share. Lovers of the English language might enjoy this. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:34 pm
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Fed’s answer to crisis gets out of sight

According to a column by Dan Juneau, president of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the federal government’s answer to the present financial crisis is bringing about some alarming figures.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:33 pm
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Planning and zoning is on the right track

St. Charles Parish could be one of the most beautiful areas of the nation. It is a natural wonderland with bayous, swamps, marshes, giant oak trees, lakes, and of course, ole man river running through it.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm
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Merchants, residents 'Paint the Town Purple'

Residents inside the parish should see a lot of purple on March 12, as members of the community don the color in honor of the upcoming “Relay for Life” event, which is a camp out against cancer. During the day, the power of purple is used to bring good news to cancer survivors and mobilize the parish to participate in the relay, which begins at 6 p.m. on March 28.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Long-awaited busses godsend for stranded

The new River Parishes transit system got off to a quick start in its opening month, delivering 646 people from St. Charles and St. John to destinations across both parishes. And at least 40 percent of those February riders came from St. Charles Parish.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 11:51 am
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45 businesses offer services at local fest

Businesses from around the parish will gather at Hahnville High School this weekend to introduce themselves to members of the community, who have a chance to win door prizes and enter a raffle for New Orleans Hornets tickets.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 11:50 am
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For 20 years, Luling breakfast club 'solving the world's problems'

On any given morning, you can find Luling’s Dean Church at Dot’s Diner enjoying a warm cup of coffee. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Youth baseball tryouts March 10

DESTREHAN - The 2009 Youth Baseball American League Tryouts will be held on March 10 a the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan.

Children ages 11 and 12 can tryout at 5:30 p.m., tryouts for kids between 13 and 14 years old begins at 7 p.m.
This league is for more advanced players. Coaching staff for the league will be selected by the parish registration department.

Call 985-783-5090 for coaching applications.
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March 10, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Restless legs? Sleep Center offers help

DESTREHAN - A support group for those who suffer with restless legs will be held on March 10 at the Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Center located at 1972 Ormond Blvd. Ste. B in Destrehan at 6:30 p.m.

Call 985-764-1441 or email gulfcoastsleepcenter@cox.net for more information.Read More...
March 10, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Car show benefits Relay for Life

BOUTTE - The associates of Wal-Mart 2913 present the first annual Relay for Life car show hosted by Louisiana Custom Cruisers, Inc. and Louie’s Wrecker Service on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon. Early entry fee is $20, day of the show registration is $25. All early entries must be received by Feb. 28.

Anything on wheels is welcome - cars, trucks, bikes, custom bikes, low riders, antiques street rods and boats.

Food and drinks will be sold. There will also be music and door prizes. Checks should be made payable to Louisiana Custom Cruisers, Inc. and mailed to Louis Morales, Jr., 675 Magnolia Ridge Rd, Boutte, LA 70039.

Call 985-785-8494 for more information.

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March 08, 2009 at 10:53 am
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LA Bridal Show in Houma March 8

HOUMA - The 8th annual South LA Bridal Show will be at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center located at 346 Civic Center Blvd. on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Event features dozens of booths complete with photographers, caterers, wedding planners and decorators. Price at door is $5. Kids 12 and under are free.
Call 985-851-1020 for more information.
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March 08, 2009 at 9:16 am
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Hahnville advances to state semi-finals

The Hahnville Tigers boys basketball team defeated East Ascension 63-46 on Friday night to advance to the semi-finals.Read More...
March 07, 2009 at 3:36 pm
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Horseback riding, music, food and much more at the 8th annual ARC Fest

LULING - The Arc of St. Charles will be hosting their 8th annual ARC Fest on Saturday, March 7 at Monsanto Park in Luling from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free.

This year’s event will feature entertainment from Allemands Cajun Dancers, Minister Zackory Lennix, Mass Choir and Liturgical Dancers from Mt. Herman Baptist Church, Princess Denisia Hill and more.

Horseback riding, cakewalk, basketball, duck pond, ballon darts, sand art, face painting, inflatables and more.
Food menu includes: crawfish, jambalaya, gumbo, hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, chicken, fish, barbeque, fried turkey wings, candy apples, pralines, pies and snowballs.

Call 985-785-0971 for more information.Read More...
March 07, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Police investigating how meth got in second-grader’s bag
Police investigating how meth got in second-grader’s bag
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation is continuing into how a white powder later identified as methamphetamine got into a second-grader’s school bag.