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Boutte native to perform at Jazz Fest
May 03, 2006 at 11:14 am
Boutte native, Johnnie Proby, will be returning home from California to perform at the Jazz and Heritage Festival and celebrate the release of her debut album ‘Life is Now’.

Scholarship offers a little help with tuition
May 03, 2006 at 11:13 am
Graduates of Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools are eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship if the student meets the following criteria: The student is enrolled in a four year education curriculum at a four year accredited state college, the student is in at least the second semester of the student’s sophomore year.

Despite Katrina, Rodeo will happen
May 03, 2006 at 11:11 am
Yes, the 85th Annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo will happen! Jefferson Parish is currently constructing a facility to hold the rodeo.

National Day of Prayer is May 4
May 03, 2006 at 11:09 am
Residents are encouraged to attend the 55th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration of freedom at the courthouse in Hahnville on May 4 at noon.

Get those bingo dabbers ready
April 26, 2006 at 11:14 am
The Hahnville Dugout Club will sponsor a Special Bingo this Sunday night, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the St. Charles Room Bingo Hall located at 13145 Hwy. 90 in Boutte. A full night of bingo is only $15 with a chance to win up to $14,000. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Dugout Club will distribute all the proceeds from this bingo to the Hahnville High School Band's Washington, D.C. trip fund.

Catfish Fest baby and Youth pageant
April 19, 2006 at 12:48 pm

The La. Catfish Festival Annual Baby and Youth Pageant at will be held at the Father Mac Community Building. Age divisions will be from 0-10 years old. They will crown King or Queen, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd runners up and specialty awards will be given in each division. Participation certificates and a surprise gift will be given to all contestants. For further information call Lydia Dempster or Aimee Champagne at 985-785-0289. The pageant will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Car and bike owners rev up your engines
April 12, 2006 at 10:44 am
On the banks of the Mississippi River in Vacherie is the setting for the River Parishes 1st Annual Car and Bike Show, featuring the music of Local Option 2, food, crafts, and a little piece of history...Oak Alley Plantation. The event is set for April 22 at 9 a.m.-- 4 p.m. (Rain date is May 13). Awards will include Top Ten, Best of Show, Best Interior, and Best Paint plus more. All entries will receive a dash plaque and an event T-shirt. For more information call 985-359-2562.

Best Artists in Town Showcased
April 05, 2006 at 1:27 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild will hold its Annual Art Show at the St. Charles Parish Library in St. Rose on April 7 & 8. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday from 2- 4 p.m.

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April 05, 2006 at 1:21 pm
Senior Citizens, put on your dancin’ shoes
Sheriff Greg Champagne will be holding his Annual Senior Citizens Easter Luncheon on Tuesday, April 11. All Senior Citizens of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend. It will be held at the Shriner's Hall on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. Lunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Special presentations will be handed out for the oldest male and female, along with door prizes donated by local businesses. The Shriner's Dance Band will be performing beginning at 10 a.m. For more information contact Susie Breaux Gauthier at 985-783-1355.

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March 29, 2006 at 11:58 am
Best artists in town showcased
The St. Charles Art Guild will hold its Annual Art Show at the St. Charles Parish Library in St. Rose on April 7 and 8. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday from 2- 4pm. The guild will award Best of Show, 1st,2nd,3rd and honorable mention. Art students from DHS and HHS will also participate. The show will be in honor of Dee Rabalais, a charter member of the guild.

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March 22, 2006 at 1:06 pm
Mouth watering for more?
Because of the overwhelming success of its Fish Fry on March 10, Knights of Columbus Council 2409 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, March 24 to support the Hahnville High School Band's upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. Dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to until sold out at St. Anthony's Church on Angus Drive in Luling. The cost will be $6 per plate and will consist of fresh fried catfish, potato salad, corn and French bread, take-out or dine-in. Drinks and dessert will be available.


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March 15, 2006 at 1:38 pm
Lenten fish fry
The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council #9933 is holding Annual Lenten Fish Fries on Fridays during Lent. The meals will be served at the community center at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling, Dinner will be from 5pm until sold out. Menu includes fried fish, french fries, fried shrimp, coleslaw and bread. Cost is $6.00 for a large plate and $5.00 for a small plate. Dessert and cold drinks will be available.


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March 08, 2006 at 11:12 am
The San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, will host the 3rd annual ‘Frisco Fest’ on March 11-12.

Movie Shoot
March 01, 2006 at 10:35 am
Hwy 3160 between Hwy 18 and Hwy 3127 will be closed from 6am to 6pm Sunday, March 5th, for filming of the Fox pilot movie "Low Life" for their FX cable channel.

Calling all volunteers
March 01, 2006 at 10:32 am
Volunteers are saught to clear the many trees that Katrina knocked down throughout a nature trail area in the Spillway on Saturday, March 4.

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March 01, 2006 at 10:26 am
AARP to offer free tax help
The AARP is sponsoring free tax help for low and moderate income taxpayers with an emphasis on the Senior Citizens of St. Charles Parish. For more information call 764-2529.

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February 22, 2006 at 11:49 am
Motiva believes that every Process Technology scholarship they award is more than just a check-- it’s a personal invitation to local residents to stay in Louisiana.

United Way to hold victory celebration
February 09, 2006 at 11:26 am
United Way to hold victory celebration

Too old to serve? New law kicks several longtime public officials out of office
Too old to serve? New law kicks several longtime public officials out of office
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As qualifying for parish and state elections takes place this week, a few longtime elected officials are being removed from the ballot for no reason other than their age.