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Putting property tax into perspective

New data recently released by the Tax Foundation reconfirms the fact that the residential property tax burden in Louisiana is the lowest in the nation. The Tax Foundation is recognized as an unbiased source of the most accurate and up-to-date tax information in America. The foundation recently released results of its study of the three year average (2006-2008) of residential property taxes in U.S. counties with populations of 20,000 or more.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:18 am
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Coastal restoration needed for future hurricane seasons

As Hurricane Ida swept by this week, we all breathed a sigh of relief that conditions were right to lessen its destructive force as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico. And we are also thankful that the rest of the season so far has spared us even the inconvenience of evacuation.
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November 16, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Guide names new Lifestyles editor

Michelle Stuckey has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as Lifestyles Editor.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:09 am
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Agents hope new, improved program boosts home sales in parish

Home sales in St. Charles Parish should continue to rise after President Barack Obama signed legislation extending a popular tax credit that’s available to some homebuyers.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Health center low on vaccine, no date for more

With the H1N1 virus, or Swine Flu, sweeping the nation, many areas are offering the vaccine to anyone who wants it.
However, in St. Charles Parish there is such a shortage of the vaccine that offering it to all residents is not yet possible.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Local teens ‘lucky to be alive' after boat sinks

Two local teens are lucky to be alive after the boat they were fishing in began taking on water in the middle of Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Paradis men likely set up in robbery

A second arrest was made in the robbery of two Paradis men at their residence in late October.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Council asked to investigate library

Saying that he “can’t just take their word,” St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan has introduced a resolution that asks the council to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the East Bank Regional Library’s size increase.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Spillway Road opens

After being closed due to an unusually high rise of the Mississippi River, Spillway Road is now open.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Great-grandmother called on to convert souls

Until three years ago, Des Allemands native Edna Matherne, 85, was content living a simple yet full life as a devoted wife of 69 years to her husband Victor Matherne.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
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At least 2 more full bridge closures expected

Residents will have to prepare for at least two more full closures of the Hale Boggs Bridge over the next 12 to 14 months of the cable replacement project.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Thrilling win pushes Hahnville into second round

The Hahnville Tigers remain alive in the Class 5A playoffs after storming back from a 26-7 halftime deficit to beat LaGrange in overtime 38-32.Read More...
November 13, 2009 at 12:07 am
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Champion Hurricanes

The Mimosa Hurricanes won the 2009 12-14 year old St. Charles Parish volleyball championship. Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 11:53 am
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Boutte native named freshman of year

Millsaps College first-year player Raven Scott was selected as the league’s “Freshman of the Year.”Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 11:52 am
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Former HHS quarterback still hitting his targets

With the Bow season in full swing, Seppe Crovetto, a former Hahnville High School graduate, made the best of the early deer hunting. He hunts in North Louisiana near Tensas and bagged a beautiful 8-point two weekends ago. This is Seppe's account of his successful bow hunt.
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November 12, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Lady Wildcats fall to Terrebonne

The Destrehan Lady Wildcats saw their volleyball season come to an end Tuesday night after Terrebonne won in three straight sets in the second round of the state playoffs.
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November 12, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Another accident stalls traffic on Hale Boggs bridge
Another accident stalls traffic on Hale Boggs bridge
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Traffic backed up for miles this morning (April 20) on I-310 from an apparent motorcycle wreck.