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Operation Christmas Love

The Ladies Auxiliary and VFW of Luling are sponsoring two projects for the Christmas season - “Operation Christmas Love” and “Operation Phone Home.”Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:05 pm
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St. Rose students help save park

On Nov. 21, students from Albert Cammon Middle School in St Rose, Louisiana will travel to Bayou Segnette State Park to plant restoration seedlings that they grew at their school this past year in collaboration with the LSU Coastal Roots Program. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:00 pm
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Council questions appointee salaries

St. Charles Parish Council members approved the parish’s proposed budget, which includes wage increases for all parish workers. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm
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Bloggers beware

Anyone that logs onto the Internet to share their opinions on the River Parishes forum at NOLA.com might have seen posts from BGMAW, otherwise known as Gwen Dufrene.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 10:31 am
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HHS falls in rematch with Dutchtown, but future bright

Hahnville couldn't stop Dutchtown backs Eddie Lacy and Kelvin York last week, which caused the Tigers to fall 35-7 in the first round of the 2008 playoffs and abruptly ended their season.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 10:29 am
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Councilman must quit job or give up seat


The Louisiana Board of Ethics has ruled that District VI Councilman Marcus Lambert cannot be employed by the Transload America landfill in Killona and serve on the St. Charles Parish Council.
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November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Getting rid of the gun shots

Narcotics activity, loud vulgar music blasting periodically in the neighborhood, random gun shots fired in the air, and out-of-control weekend parties are just a few of the concerns on a list from residents living in the Red Church community in Destrehan. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Filmmakers casting locals for movie



Filmmakers are looking for residents in St. Charles Parish to interview about environmental issues for a new movie.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Parent networking night at DHS

DESTREHAN - The Destrehan High School Freshmen Team will host a “Parent Networking Night” on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the DHS library.

Three informational sessions will be offered: a tour of the DHS web site and on-line resources, study skills and multitasking, and a tour of the LA ePortal web site which includes the new graduation requirements.

Call the school at 985-764-9946 for more information.
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November 18, 2008 at 11:47 am
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Relay for Life kicks off at Vous Salon

Relay for Life of St. Charles will hold a kick-off event Nov. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vous Salon, 153 U.S. 90 in Paradis.

Captains should sign up their teams for an early bird price of $75. Camp sites will be chosen in order of registration.
Participants should wear their favorite blast-from-the-past attire. Free food and drinks will be available.

For information, call Lacy Adams at 985-703-1379 or Mikleen Louque at 504-559-7247.
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November 17, 2008 at 11:58 am
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Boogie to the beat at monthly dance

NORCO - Come party with the Oldies But Goodies dance group at the Knights of Columbus Home in Norco on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.

This month’s dance will feature a pot luck Thanksgiving social.

Admission is $5 per person. Music by DJ Gary Matherne. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, contact Pat or Erick St. Amant at 985-764-9402.
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November 16, 2008 at 11:45 am
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St. Gertrude holds adult gala Nov. 15

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church Fellowship and Family Life Ministry will sponsor an adult gala, A Night at the Movies, next month.

The event will be held Nov. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Father Mac Community Center. A wine and cheese social will be held at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
Deacon Garland Bourgeois will speak.

Tickets, at $20 per person, will be sold before and after Masses on Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.
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November 15, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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American Legion hosts blood drive

ST. ROSE - The American Legion Road Post 366 of Destrehan will sponsor a blood drive on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 12188 River Rd. in connection with Ochsner Blood Bank.

All donors get a blood bank T-shirt, blood type
identification, mini-physical, cholesterol test and a blood assurance package.

Donors should eat a healthy meal prior to donation and a picture ID is required to donate.

Contact Floyd J. Friloux Sr. at 985-764-6030 with questions.
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November 15, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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Fire department hosts teen dance

DES ALLEMANDS - The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a teen dance on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Des Allemands Fire Station located at 16960 Highway 90.

Music provided by DJ Jimmie Fish. Dance is open to ages 12 to 17.

Proof of age is required for admission. No exceptions. Parents are required to sign child out of dance.

Admission $5. Concessions will be sold. For more information, call 985-758-7087.
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November 15, 2008 at 11:44 am
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Women’s Day at Paradis church

PARADIS - First Baptist Church of Paradis’ Pastor Albert M. Charles and the Women’s Day committee begin the celebration of the church’s annual Women’s Day with activities on Saturday, Nov. 15 that include prayer breakfast at 9 a.m.

Evangelist Lawanna Marts of New Hope International Ministries of Vacherie and Pastor Claudette Aubert will speak at the breakfast.

The official event will begin on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Marilyn Washington of New Vision Outreach Ministries of Donaldsonville along with Pastor Michael Washington.
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November 15, 2008 at 11:43 am
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School ratings increase

St. Charles Parish public schools have improved their district performance rating for 2008, according to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education.Read More...
November 15, 2008 at 10:58 am
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Voters to decide on tax renewal for parks, Council on Aging
Voters to decide on tax renewal for parks, Council on Aging
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Following a vote by the St. Charles Parish Council in favor of renewing property taxes that in large part funds the parish's Department of Parks and Recreation and Council on Aging, St. Charles Parish residents will decide whether to make that a reality on the Dec. 10 ballot.