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•Edward Washington, 35, of 409 Capitol Dr. in Avondale was arrested on Sept 15 and charged with possession of marijuana and codeine, no seat belt, operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, open container, and as a fugitive of Jefferson Parish.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:26 am
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Festive weekend ahead in St. Charles

Get ready for a festive weekend in St. Charles Parish coming up. The 29th annual Alligator Festival will bring crowds of funlovers to the West Bank bridge park, offering alligator sauce piquante and other delicious cuisine as well as good music, dancing, rides and a chance to socialize with their neighbors and visitors.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:24 am
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Pumping sand to build up coast should be our first line of defense

Obviously, south Louisiana needs some protection from the encroaching Gulf of Mexico, especially during hurricane season. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:22 am
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Woman seeks wisdom in face of hurricane

"I've been struggling with anger about all of this!" a woman told me recently regarding the hurricanes and all that has curtailed in our area (Terrebonne Parish). "Do you have any words of wisdom" she asked.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:20 am
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Matherne

Daniel Anthony Matherne, 78, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died Sept. 17, 2008.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:18 am
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Louque

Fay Walker Louque, born May 13, 1938, died Sept. 15, 2008. Age 70. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:17 am
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Johnson

Wilma Boone Johnson died on Sunday, Sept. 14 at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:16 am
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Charvat

Blake F. Charvat, age 26, of Baltimore, MD and formerly of Destrehan, died Aug. 21, 2008.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:15 am
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Braun

Bertrand R. "Bobby McGee, Da-Daddy, Bert" Braun passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 in Luling.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:14 am
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Good deals can be found at sheriff’s sale, but so can risks

Each week the St. Charles Herald-Guide publishes properties that are currently up for bid at auction in the sheriff’s sales section of the newspaper.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 11:12 am
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Get your gator on

Hurricanes Gustav and Ike did their best to wreak havoc on St. Charles Parish, but they couldn't keep the Alligator Festival down. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Boutte man charged in assisted suicide

A 55-year-old Boutte man was arrested for allegedly giving his girlfriend a gun to commit suicide and then waiting 45 minutes before calling the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office after she shot herself.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Former sheriff pleads not guilty to disturbing peace, violating permit

Former St. Charles Parish Sheriff Julius ‘Ducky’ Sellers, Jr. pled not guilty to disturbing the peace and violating a concealed handgun permit on Sept. 11 in Judge Emile St. Pierre's courtroom.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Destrehan resident covers feet and makes beds in Africa

Destrehan resident and activist Margie Eugene-Richard spent the last 17 days delivering mattresses and passing out flip-flops to barefoot orphans who live in roofless shelters without walls and sleep on concrete slabs in Uganda, Africa.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Hurricanes cost parish $10 million

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre says Hurricanes Ike and Gustav cost St. Charles Parish $10 million.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Fashion Golf Club offering specials

HAHNVILLE - The Fashion Golf course in Hahnville reopened after Hurricane Gustav on Sept. 8 and is offering a winter special to all golfers.

For $20 a golfer can play all day, and for $25 golfers get a cart.

The course is open seven days a week. No tee times are required.

For more information, call 985-783-6486.
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September 23, 2008 at 12:16 pm
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.