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Deputy saves dog, trains him to search for dead bodies

While they may be known as "man's best friend," St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputy Ricky Oubre is quickly becoming theirs.Read More...
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
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Caldwell: Bunge has right to expand

Residents waiting patiently for word on the Bunge grain elevator decision won't be happy. The state’s attorney general, Buddy Caldwell, recently offered his opinion and said that the grain elevator has the right to expand.Read More...
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
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Pastor honored for 26 years of service

PARADIS - The First Baptist Church Family of Paradis would like to invite all church families and friends to pastor, Elder Albert M. Charles’ 26th anniversary on Sunday, June 29 at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Frank Davis, Jr. of Bible Way Baptist Church of New Orleans.

The church is also teaching an adult class on the book of John and a children’s class on Jesus on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
For more information, call Lois Griffin at 985-758-1543.
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June 29, 2008 at 12:50 pm
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‘French Bred’ to perform at dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will host their monthly dance on Saturday, June 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center. Music by French Bred. Tickets: $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, call the church at 985-758-7542.Read More...
June 28, 2008 at 12:51 pm
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Ryan Post to sing at Mochachino’s

DESTREHAN - Singer-songwriter Ryan Post will play at Mochachino’s on Ormond Boulevard on Saturday, June 28 at 6 p.m. Post, 26, is a native of Luling and a graduate of Hahnville High School. He has been writing, recording, and performing his own music for several years.

The style of Ryan’s music has been described as a unique blend of blues, jazz, and pop-rock. After releasing his first full-length studio album Nola in the Fall of 2006, Ryan’s music has received radio airplay from several radio stations in Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, and other states.
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June 28, 2008 at 12:50 pm
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‘Take Me Fishing’ foundation dance

DESTREHAN - The Jerusalem Shrine Center located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will host the Take Me Fishing Foundation Dance on June 27 from 8 p.m. until midnight.
Food, beer and set-ups provided. Bring your own liquor. Music will be performed by The Treater Band.

Tickets: $50 per couple or $300 for corporate table. Corporate tables include eight seats.

For tickets, contact Johnny Polk at 504-416-0836, Elliot Madere at 985-212-9502, Willie Smith at 504-415-8052, Roland Champagne at 504-485-1078, or Danny Ledet at 985-807-3178.
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June 27, 2008 at 12:52 pm
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Business grant and loan meeting

LAPLACE - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Phase II LA Business Recovery Grant and Loan Program informational meeting on Friday, June 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the chamber located at 301 W. Airline Highway, Ste. 201 in LaPlace.

This program is designed to support small businesses in 20 parishes recovering from the after-effects of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

The meeting is open to the community. Seating is limited to the first 50 people that RSVP.

RSVP by phone at 985-359-9777 or by email at info@riverregionchamber.org.
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June 27, 2008 at 12:50 pm
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Shriner center hosts dance

DESTREHAN - The Jerusalem Shrine Center located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will host the Take Me Fishing Foundation Dance on June 27 from 8 p.m. until midnight.

Food, beer and set-ups provided. Bring your own liquor. Music will be performed by The Treater Band.

Tickets: $50 per couple or $300 for corporate table. Corporate tables include eight seats. For tickets, contact Johnny Polk at 504-416-0836, Elliot Madere at 985-212-9502, Willie Smith at 504-415-8052, Roland Champagne at 504-485-1078, or Danny Ledet at 985-807-3178.
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June 27, 2008 at 12:49 pm
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Shriner center hosts dance

DESTREHAN - The Jerusalem Shrine Center located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will host the Take Me Fishing Foundation Dance on June 27 from 8 p.m. until midnight.
Food, beer and set-ups provided. Bring your own liquor. Music will be performed by The Treater Band.

Tickets: $50 per couple or $300 for corporate table. Corporate tables include eight seats.

For tickets, contact Johnny Polk at 504-416-0836, Elliot Madere at 985-212-9502, Willie Smith at 504-415-8052, Roland Champagne at 504-485-1078, or Danny Ledet at 985-807-3178.
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June 27, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Triad committee meets June 26

LULING - The Triad will hold a community meeting on Thursday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling located at 140 Angus Dr.

Sheriff Greg Champagne invites all senior citizens to attend. The meeting topic will zero in on hurricane preparedness and crime prevention. Lunch will be served.
For more information on the Triad program, contact Lori Duplessis at 985-783-1355.Read More...
June 26, 2008 at 12:49 pm
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Bayou Gauche committee meets

DES ALLEMANDS - The Bayou Gauche Citizens Action Committee will hold a general meeting on Thursday, June 26 at 6 p.m. to elect new officers at the Bayou Gauche Fire Hall.

For more information, call Denise Petit at 985-758-5229.Read More...
June 26, 2008 at 12:49 pm
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Nine wins lead to championship

After a first-game loss and entering the losers bracket, Norco girls 13-14 softball team endured a grueling nine-game winning streak to win the parish champ title.Read More...
June 25, 2008 at 2:54 pm
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St. Rose T-ball champions

Pictured are: (kneeling) Tyler Morton, Alton Newton III, Syre' Lewis, Eric Ramon, Nathan Rhodes.Read More...
June 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm
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New Sarpy Blue Devils win division

The New Sarpy Blue Devils won the St. Charles Parish American League 13- to 14-year-old championship.Read More...
June 25, 2008 at 2:51 pm
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Lyndon Eusea drafted in Major Leagues

Hahnville High School graduate Lyndon Eusea was drafted on June 6 in the 46th round to the Minnesota Twins as a right fielder.Read More...
June 25, 2008 at 2:33 pm
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Hurricanes place second in 2008 tournament

The Boutte Hurricanes are the second runner up in the 2008 T-Ball Tournament.Read More...
June 25, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy
Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy
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As Greg Champagne prepares to be sworn in to his sixth consecutive term as St. Charles Parish Sheriff on June 21, he has no plans to call it quits anytime soon — even if, interestingly, he didn’t aspire to take that role as a young man at all.