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(L-R) Harry Hurst students Karah Hewett, Ana Bourg, Diamond , Mia Giordano, and Sarah Breaux pick up trash around the Wetland Watchers Park bayou fishing pier as part of the International Coastal Clean-up. Wetland Watchers volunteers collect 39 bags of trash for Swamp Sweep
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As part of the International Coastal Clean-Up, coordinated locally by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, 84 volunteers with the Wetland Watchers Project cleaned up trash along the nature trails and lake shoreline at St. Charles Parish Wetland Watchers Park.

Art Guild names Sept. winners Art Guild names Sept. winners
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The St. Charles Art Guild held its Adult Art Fair Oct. 15 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd.

Hahnville High School students receive learning grant Hahnville High School students receive learning grant
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Students in Jasper Vinnett and Donna Broussard’s classes at Hahnville High School received $3,000 for Adults Reached Through Students Service Learning Grant from the Dorothy Dorsett-Brown Foundation.

Hurst Middle School’s 4-H/Wetland Watchers celebrate ‘Great Day at the Relay’ Hurst Middle School’s 4-H/Wetland Watchers celebrate ‘Great Day at the Relay’
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This year’s St. Charles Parish Relay for Life theme was Dr. Seuss.

Don’t worry about your portfolio this election season
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By Ryan LeBlanc

J.B. Martin Middle School names 2016-17 Student of the Year J.B. Martin Middle School names 2016-17 Student of the Year
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Abby Matherne, the daughter of Mark and Rebecca Matherne of Luling, was chosen to represent J.B. Martin Middle School as Student of the Year for the 2016-17 school session.

Remembering the squirrel stampede
October 07 at 4:00 am
Pasttimes by Terry Jones

Forty years ago, David Freeman was hunting outside Quitman, La., when he witnessed one of nature’s oddest spectacles - a squirrel migration. As he described it, a “kagillion squirrels” came through the woods, and it took a good 15 minutes for them all to pass by.

Baudouin Baudouin
September 23 at 10:18 am
Eugene C. Baudouin Sr., 94, a native and resident of Hahnville, passed away on Sept. 13.

Louisiana’s early game laws
September 02 at 11:30 am
By Terry Jones

By the turn of the 20th century, Louisiana’s waterfowl and game animals were in trouble. Non-stop hunting by people trying to put meat on the table and market hunters supplying venison, ducks, as well as geese to restaurants and deer hides to leather clothiers was pushing some animals to the brink of extinction.

Don’t let politics distract attention from long-term investments plans
July 29 at 10:12 am
By Ryan LeBlanc

Knowing tires keeps you on the road
July 22 at 11:53 am
By Galen Guidry,
ASE Master Certified Technician
CEP, Today’s Car Care

How long should tires last?
How often should they be inspected?
Do you know the thickness of your tire treads?

Is U.S. identity eroding like Britain?
July 14 at 7:23 pm
By Louis Avallone

It was the highest voter turnout in Great Britain in almost 25 years.

The Madonna and Matt Dillon
July 08 at 11:36 am
Past Times by Terry Jones

Summer is the time to travel, and Carol and I often hit the road this time of year.

Cameron Parish lawsuits signal more of the same from other parishes
July 01 at 8:59 am
By Don Briggs

The Cameron Parish lawsuits signal the same song with simply a different verse.

Investing doesn’t ease up in summer
June 24 at 9:42 am
Financial Tidbits By Ryan LeBlanc

June is full of major market events, which may go a long way toward determining the direction of the stock market for the rest of the year.

Louisiana needs to address pension reform
June 17 at 9:46 am
Adam Crepelle is an adjunct scholar at the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, a New Orleans-based group that studies state issues and promotes conservative economic principles.

The wreck of the El Nuevo Constante
June 03 at 9:21 am
In 1979, Curtis Blume, a shrimper out of Port Bolivar, Texas, was trolling his nets off the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish when he snagged some unusual copper ingots.

New questions loom around the Saudis
May 27 at 10:46 am
By Don Briggs

It appears that the fox is now in the hen house in Saudi Arabia. Or is he? Many questions are circulating as to the changes that are taking place with the new oil minister of Saudi Arabia.

Merging your money when you marry
May 20 at 11:00 am
By Ryan LeBlanc

Getting married is exciting, but it brings many challenges. One such challenge that you and your spouse will have to face is how to merge your finances. Planning carefully and communicating clearly are important, because the financial decisions that you make now can have a lasting impact on your future.

The Voyageurs traveled the bayous
May 06 at 10:42 am
By Terry Jones

Bayous, lakes and rivers have long served as Louisiana’s economic highways. Today, diesel-powered tugs push strings of barges up and down our innumerable waterways, but long ago commercial boats were moved by a colorful set of men known as voyageurs.


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Volunteers prep 94-year-old  schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands
Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands
In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.