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St. Pierre, council share priority projects with D.C.

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the council traveled to the NACO conference in Washington, D.C. last week on a mission to enhance St. Charles Parish and share their priority projects with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter, along with Rep. Charlie Melancon.
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March 12, 2008 at 9:56 am
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Take a Hike FEMA

Residents living in St. Rose want FEMA trailers that were permitted after Hurricane Katrina to be removed from their community.
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March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
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Footprints of Faith

Getting fired from a job can be a traumatic experience for almost anybody.Read More...
March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
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New West Bank park unveiled

The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department will hold a public meeting to discuss plans for a park slated for the South Lakewood, Willowridge and Willowdale communities.
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March 12, 2008 at 9:39 am
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‘A Flea in Her Ear’ is on stage in Kenner

KENNER - One of the funniest plays ever written is on stage at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown District.

The play will run through March 9 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Ticket prices are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (55 and up) and students and $10 for children (6 to 12). An optional pre-performance buffet served by Messina’s is also available at $20 (reservations required). Call 504-468-7221 Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for group rates, tickets and reservations.Read More...
March 09, 2008 at 1:18 pm
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Drama guild holds auditions for show

NORCO - The River Region Drama Guild invites actors, actresses, dancers and singers to “Be Our Guest” at the March 8 and 9 auditions for Beauty and the Beast.

Auditions will be held at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco. March 8 auditions are promptly from 1 to 5 p.m. and March 9 is reserved for callbacks from 6 to 9 p.m.

Those auditioning must be ten years of age and older. Everyone is asked to bring a song to sing in the proper key; an accompianist is provided

This program is sponsored in part by United Way of St. Charles, The Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural, Recreation, and Tourism in cooperation with Louisiana State Arts Council as administrated by the Houma Regional Arts Council and the River Region Arts & Humanities Council.
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March 09, 2008 at 1:17 pm
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Timeless ballet on stage March 8

DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet will present the full-length ballet Cinderella on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at Destrehan High School located at #1 Wildcat Lane.

Tickets are $15 and will be available for purchase at the door or in advance by calling 985-764-7678 or emailing riverregionballet@cox.net.

For more information, call Angela Amedee at 504-559-4297.
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March 09, 2008 at 1:16 pm
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Developer plans to build affordable housing in Ama

A developer is waiting for a moratorium to be lifted in Ama this August so he can begin building affordable homes.
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March 05, 2008 at 3:47 pm
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Students meet virtual employers

ITT Technical Institute in St. Rose hosted career day and students had an opportunity to interact with 28 prospective employers and three virtual companies. Students were able to fill out applications and learn about the company's history through the virtual employers that attended.
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March 05, 2008 at 3:28 pm
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Design already in place for park in Willowridge, Lakewood

There are many places for kids to play in St. Charles Parish, but the Luling subdivisions of Lakewood and Willowridge aren’t one of them, even though both subdivisions have a very healthy population of school-aged children.
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March 05, 2008 at 3:23 pm
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Armed robbers wait around for deputies

A Boutte resident was struck with a weapon several times during a home invasion in which men ransacked her home searching for money.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 2:04 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Jason Hill, 28, of 245 Boutte Estates Dr. in Boutte was arrested on Feb. 23 and charged with aggravated burglary.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 2:03 pm
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William F. Buckley

The founder of the modern conservative movement in America, William F. Buckley Jr., recently passed away at his home in Connecticut.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 2:00 pm
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Legislature goes back to work next week

Gov. Bobby Jindal won’t let the legislature rest. He is calling them into another special session to start Sunday.
Good for him. We have a lot to do in state government. And the governor is letting us know he is not going to wait around to do the things he promised.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 1:58 pm
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Can cable transform deadly highway?

The deadly stretch of Airline Drive in St. Charles Parish where many people have lost their lives was scheduled to be discussed at a meeting yesterday after our deadline. The main subject was to be about a cable that would stop cars zooming off the highway from going into the deep roadside canal that has caused the drownings.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 1:57 pm
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Business ‘Simply Sweet’ for new Boutte bakery

For most businesses, there is a long grace period before the owner or owners begin to see a noticeable return on their investment.Read More...
March 05, 2008 at 1:56 pm
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A Boutte man was arrested last week and charged with exposing himself to a female acquaintance.