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Destrehan resident covers feet and makes beds in Africa

Destrehan resident and activist Margie Eugene-Richard spent the last 17 days delivering mattresses and passing out flip-flops to barefoot orphans who live in roofless shelters without walls and sleep on concrete slabs in Uganda, Africa.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Hurricanes cost parish $10 million

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre says Hurricanes Ike and Gustav cost St. Charles Parish $10 million.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 8:44 am
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Hahnville rolls past Cox, 32-12

Using three touchdown runs by Jai Steib, the Hahnville Tigers moved to 1-1 on the season with a 32-12 victory over Helen Cox.Read More...
September 19, 2008 at 9:58 pm
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Health center still dealing with aftermath of Gustav

St. Charles Community Health Center in Luling lost more than the ability to treat patients when Hurricane Gustav made landfall - the center lost the use of its administration and medical services facility. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 6:31 pm
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The Basketry celebrates 13th year in St. Charles

Located at 50 Wade Street in Luling, The Basketry started out 13 years ago as a catalog based gift basket company and has grown into the national spotlight. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 12:10 pm
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UWSC gets ready for seventh Paddle Battle

The 7th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle cook-off is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park. This event helps United Way of St. Charles to raise awareness about the organization and helps people understand how it serves the community.
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September 17, 2008 at 12:02 pm
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Woman turns to marathons to honor late husband

On a single sheet of lustrous purple letterhead, Luling’s Pamela Matherne presents her cause, simply headlined “What would you do to save a life? How far would you go?,” to potential donors for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 12:01 pm
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Parish gets $100,000 plan grant

St. Charles Parish will receive $100,000 from an organization that provides planning models and technical assistance to help communities with their transportation and infrastructure needs.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 11:58 am
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First year-round swim team in parish history gets started in Luling

The future Michael Phelps’ of the parish won't have to travel far to hone their talents throughout the year. Now, they can get all the practice they need at the newly heated pool at Mimosa Swim & Racquet Club.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 11:57 am
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Enough Already

Even though Hurricane Ike made landfall over 300 miles away in Galveston, Tex., the West Bank of St. Charles Parish experienced a storm surge of 4.2 feet - a foot more than the 3.15-foot surge caused by Hurricane Gustav.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Des Allemands flood tubes vandalized

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the vandalism of flood control water tubes along Bayou Des Allemands. The vandalism couldn't have come at a worse time, since the area experienced rising water due to the affect of Hurricane Ike.Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Bayou Gauche sees the worst of Hurricane Ike

Belinda and Carl Simoneux have always been proud of the fact that their home is built on the highest point of Bayou Gauche island. But as the winds of Hurricane Ike pushed water onshore, the Simoneauxs watched helplessly as the waves covered the roadway and edged closer to the front door of their island home. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Recent events highlight need for levee in Willowridge

It’s storm events like Hurricanes Ike and Gustav that remind Willowridge residents that levee protection is still years away and their homes are at risk of flooding. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Lawsuit called SLAPP in the face

An attorney representing Gwen Dufrene, a Bayou Gauche resident who was sued by architect Norman Chenevert, has asked the 19th Judicial Court in East Baton Rouge Parish to throw out the lawsuit against his client based on Louisiana's Anti-SLAPP law. Read More...
September 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
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Playground surprise

It ate a cricket and a worm whole and didn't wiggle once. And the staff and children at Four Stars Child Care Center in Paradis just want to know what it is.Read More...
September 15, 2008 at 9:17 am
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Man dies after Highway 90 crash

A Westwego man was killed when his 1999 Chevrolet Suburban ran into a Mack garbage truck at 5 a.m. on Aug. 28.
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September 15, 2008 at 9:16 am
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Destrehan senior makes history as parish's first state Student of the Year
Destrehan senior makes history as parish's first state Student of the Year
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Even days later, Destrehan High School's Cole Grieshop shook his head in disbelief.