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New culverts increasing water flow in Bayou Gauche

BAYOU GAUCHE - Two new in-house culvert installations are upgrading water flow down the No. 10 Canal in anticipation of a larger set of replacements expected to begin later this year.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:29 am
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St. Marks holds special Divine Mercy Sunday celebration

In the 1930’s Jesus appeared to St. Faustina, and among the messages asked that a Feast Day be established in the Church the Sunday after Easter in honor of His Divine Mercy.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:28 am
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Drainage project could cause delays in Ormond

A four-month long project to improve drainage under Ormond Boulevard got underway last week and could cause traffic delays until its scheduled completion in July.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Des Allemands man booked with attempted second degree murder

A 55-year-old Des Allemands man has been arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder after authorities say that he shot at a man with a 12-gauge shotgun after an argument.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Toddler with rare skin disease still beating the odds

Two years ago, doctors told Courtney and Randy Roth that their newborn son, Tripp, would not live to see his first birthday. Now Tripp is approaching his second birthday on May 14 and he and his family are still fighting.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Schedules changing at middle schools

Most St. Charles Parish middle school students can say good-bye to their current schedules next year. Starting this fall, all parish middle schools will have six, 60-minute periods each day.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Increased hospital tax, veteran homestead exemption in voters' hands

Parishioners heading to the polls on Saturday will decide whether or not to approve an increase in taxes for St. Charles Parish Hospital and if disabled veterans can double their homestead exemptions.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:21 am
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River predicted to rise to 17 feet, would mean first spillway opening in 3 years

If water levels in the Mississippi River rise to 17 feet on May 17, as predicted by National Weather Service hydrologists, then the Bonnet Carre Spillway could be opened up for the first time since 2008.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Luling man killed in Hwy. 90 collision

A 73-year-old Luling man was killed on Friday after he exited the Pier 90 parking lot and was hit by an SUV on Highway 90, according to state police.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:17 am
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More than half of West Bank parks recently renovated

Renovated and state-of-the-art parks and paths are on the horizon for the West Bank of St. Charles Parish.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:07 am
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1 year after spill, dealers say seafood definitely safe to eat

On the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, local seafood companies are reporting strong sales and clean, healthy catches.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:05 am
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Teens face tough summer job market

The massive budget deficits that are crippling federal, state and local government agencies across the country are expected to have a negative impact on the employment prospects for teenagers this summer, according to a job research firm.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:04 am
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Man arrested in undercover operation gets 25 years

A New Sarpy man who was arrested in an undercover drug operation was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:02 am
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HHS student sparks attention after national welding victory

Luling resident Andrew Zera is getting national attention now that he placed first in the National Associated Builders and Contractors plate welding competition.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:01 am
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Investors purchase Willowdale Country Club

A group of local investors purchased Willowdale Country Club and say they have cleaned it up financially and will give the parish icon a fresh start as Grand Ridge Golf Club.
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April 21, 2011 at 9:59 am
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Luling native plans 725-mile bike ride for tsunami victims

When Luling’s Chad Robin was looking for a big adventure before beginning his summer internship, he settled on a 725-mile bike ride that would take him across three states - despite the fact that he is not an experienced cyclist.
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April 21, 2011 at 9:56 am
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It was hard enough for Jimmy Stuard to deal with a diagnosis of colon cancer involving a tumor so large that only chemotherapy and radiation treatments offered any hope that it might be removed.