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Real reason 800 people are out of work in St. Charles Parish
November 29, 2006 at 11:15 am
LULING - Getting a job in St. Charles Parish isn’t as easy as you might think.

9,000 miles from home alone 9,000 miles from home alone
November 29, 2006 at 11:00 am
BOUTTE - Imagine being in another world where nothing is familiar. No one speaks your language. No one knows you. You recognize nothing.

Remember the good old days at the College Inn
November 16, 2006 at 9:35 pm
THIBODAUX - The 2nd annual Arts Council College Inn reunion concert will be Nov. 17. at the Nicholls State University Cotillion Ballroom on Leighton Drive from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

How death-row dog became a K-9 cop How death-row dog became a K-9 cop
November 16, 2006 at 4:42 pm
Loco the Labrador retriever was just days away from lethal injection in an Ascension Parish animal shelter when narcotics agent Ricky Oubre got the call to save the pitiful dog’s life.

What you must know about NEW cable TV deal
November 16, 2006 at 4:37 pm
Cheaper cable television with more and better channels and superior repair service may be in the offing when the parish’s contract with Cox Cable expires in 2007.

Wildcats are rolling - again Wildcats are rolling - again
November 16, 2006 at 4:31 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats accepted their fate, facing an essentially 9-1 Dutchtown team in the first round of the playoffs, and took them down 35-28 Friday night. Tomorrow, the Wildcats will again be at home against the 8-4 Carencro Bears in the regionals.

Oh, So Close…
November 16, 2006 at 4:28 pm
All week long New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton stressed that his team had to protect the football if they expected to knockoff the defending world champion Pittsburgh Steelers.

MONEYTALK with St. Charles Parish’s Al Suffrin
November 16, 2006 at 4:25 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I'll need a loan to pay for my college education and I don't know how to choose a good one. Help!

23 weight-loss strategies for people with NO willpower
November 16, 2006 at 4:23 pm
Dieting doesn't have to be painful or an exercise in futility - here are 23 super tips that can help make yours easy to start and stick with.

Our Heather blasted off 60 pounds! Our Heather blasted off 60 pounds!
November 16, 2006 at 4:21 pm
Every day I looked at myself in the mirror - in the bathroom in the morning while brushing my teeth, in department store dressing rooms. I even looked at my reflection in shop windows as I passed by them.

How fruits & veggies can be hazardous to your health
November 16, 2006 at 4:17 pm
BOUTTE - The strawberry you spoon into your cereal each morning ought to be marked with a skull and crossbones because even though the luscious red fruit appears to be a healthy choice, it's actually dripping with deadly pesticides that won't wash off.

Obituaries
November 16, 2006 at 4:15 pm
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Real Estate Transactions
November 16, 2006 at 4:14 pm
The following real estate transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place during the month of October.


A question of faith
November 16, 2006 at 4:12 pm
This week’s question: As a Christian, am I supposed to be a missionary for Christ or should I leave preaching to the preachers? I count among my friends a Hindu and also several Jews and even an atheist, none of whom accept Jesus as the Messiah. Sometimes we talk about religion, but I prefer not to because I don't know what to say. What should I do?

How children were taught to love God 150 years ago - in 1855
November 16, 2006 at 4:09 pm
Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.

What married women want
November 16, 2006 at 4:07 pm
Sociologists Steven Nock and W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia have presented a new study on what makes women happy based on the findings of the National Survey of Families and Households.

Sheriff's Reports
November 16, 2006 at 4:00 pm
DWI

•Shane M. Degruy, 25, of 18 Dunleith Dr. in Destrehan was arrested on Nov. 5 at LA 48 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.

Prepare our children for a better life with books that teach tolerance
November 16, 2006 at 3:58 pm
Headlines today consistently echo the problems that exist within our schools and communities and how that reflects a moral breakdown in our society. There seems to be little tolerance for accepting differences in others, resulting in increased violence within schools and communities.

Time moves on, but Dr. Couch is not forgotten
Time moves on, but Dr. Couch is not forgotten
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The small, orange brick building at 15160 U.S. Hwy. 90 in Paradis, where Dr. Wilson P. Couch practiced medicine for more than 40 years is getting a new tenant.