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Wildcats could sneak into playoffs with win over St. Amant

The past few weeks have not been kind to the Destrehan Wildcats with four consecutive losses to four of the best teams in the state. While that trend seemed like it was going to continue at halftime last Friday as the East Ascension Spartans held a 13-0 lead, the Wildcats pulled out a stunning 27-point second half to take the game 27-20.
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November 04, 2010 at 12:51 pm
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Tigers must make East St. John offense one dimensional

The Hahnville Tigers put together one of their best games of the year in their 38-13 win over St. Amant last week, and must equal that performance if they hope to pick up a victory in an epic clash with East St. John (8-1).
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November 04, 2010 at 12:45 pm
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Krewe of Lul gets started

LULING - The Krewe of Lul announces its meeting dates and early bird registration. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Limited at 13889 River Road in Luling on Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 2.

Entry fees before Jan. 5 are $25 for fire trucks, emergency vehicles and show cars and trucks, $300 for large floats and $200 for small floats. On Jan. 6, prices will go up. The parade will take place on March 5, 2011 at noon.
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November 03, 2010 at 9:28 am
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DHS student holds fishing fundraiser

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Destrehan High School senior D.J. Rebstock will host the Christina Sternberger Curtis Fishing Tournament in honor of his grandmother as part of his senior project. Half of the tournament proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and fellow student Madison Tully, who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant.

The tournament will take place on Oct. 30 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The payout will be 50 percent of the proceeds collected with prizes awarded for the heaviest five bass stringer, an optional big bass category and optional no bass category. Entry fee is $50 per team of two and $60 on the day of the event. Entry into the optional categories is $10 each. There will also be a childrens division with entry costing $10. Call (985)764-9946 or (985)652-1815 for more information. Rebstock is also still seeking sponsors.
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October 30, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Fitness festival to be “Spook-tacular”

HAHNVILLE - A “Sports Spook-tacular” fall festival will kick off fall fitness at Hahnville Activity Center. The event will take place on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include a fitness seminar, lunch, games, a picture booth, door prizes, pep rally cheers and more.

Transportation is available. To reserve for lunch or for transportation, call (985)783-6683.
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October 29, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Brunch with leaders, clergy

PARADIS - The River Region Alpha Daughters of Zion will host its annual community leaders and clergy collaboration brunch on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paradis. The event will be a chance to brainstorm and generate support for the group’s safe house for battered women and families.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:28 am
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Join Ministry for Fall Fest

BOUTTE - King Jesus Ministries will be having a Fall Fest on Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at 14201 Highway 90 in Boutte. There will be free food, drinks, games and prizes. In the event of rain, this family-friendly celebration of fall will be held inside the church. Call Pastor Dale at (504)881-9956 for more information.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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St. Gertrude holds community dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by Wayne Foret and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Prestenbach

Edison T. Prestenbach Jr., 78, a native of New Orleans and resident of Luling, died on Oct. 9, 2010.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Rickenbacker

Jack B. Rickenbacker Jr., 64, passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•David Williams, 17, of 259 Post St. in Killona, was arrested on Oct. 16 and charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

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October 29, 2010 at 9:25 am
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A time bomb for small business in the Health Care Act

Many small businesses were opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), because they weren’t convinced that it would protect patients or make health care more affordable. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:24 am
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East Bank clarifier 80 percent complete

By Renee Simpson
A project to construct a new 6-million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility in New Sarpy is about 80 percent complete, according to Waterworks Director Robert Brou.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Higher education needs some trimming

Gov. Bobby Jindal is right. The answer to financing college education in Louisiana is not higher taxes. It’s cutting down on many of the unnecessary expenses we have.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Add a pinch of passion, a dab of fun and stir ...  it’s a Cookbook Club
Add a pinch of passion, a dab of fun and stir ... it’s a Cookbook Club
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The Cookbook Club reads like a movie featuring people reminiscing about their lives over luscious foods, but it is a real group with real people who really love good cooking.