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See inner workings of parish government

HAHNVILLE - St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pump stations and the Emergency Operations Center during tours on March 3 and 4 from 8 a.m.-noon. Both tours will begin at the parish courthouse in the Council chambers, 15045 River Road in Hahnville. Snacks will be provided. East Bank residents are asked to attend the March 3 tour and West Bank residents are asked to the March 4 tour, as the tours will pertain to those specific banks. To reserve a spot, call (985)783-5182 or visit www.scpinfotour.org.
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March 03, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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Gymnast earns her medals

Katie Kunkel, a gymnast for Elmwood gymnastics and a student at Mimosa Park elementary, recently competed at the Edgewater Classic Gymnastics Meet in Panama City Beach Florida on Feb. 18th. Read More...
March 03, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Louisiana Sportsmen’s Show starts March 11

This year, the 32nd Annual Louisiana Sportsmen's Show & Festival will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:25 am
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DHS cornerback signs with Nicholls

It took a few weeks after National Signing Day to occur, but Destrehan High School cornerback Josh Dewey will continuing his football career at Nicholls State University.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:24 am
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Success of Bassmaster Classic brings fishermen to St. Charles waterways

Lake Cataouatche has become a household name across the bass nation federation after the Bassmaster Classic.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Wildcats fall to No. 2 Hornets, 77-63, in regionals

Scotlandville's Levie Wright scored his team's first nine points on three 3-pointers, setting the tone for the Hornets as they eliminated Destrehan from the Class 5A state playoffs 77-63 on Tuesday night.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Local named to college Dean’s list

Joshua C. Levkowitz, a resident of Destrehan, has recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Fall semester. Read More...
March 03, 2011 at 9:19 am
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LSU AgCenter: Too early to fertilize your lawn

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter
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March 03, 2011 at 9:18 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

Congratulations to Claire Crutti, a senior at Hahnville High School and a current S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching and Reaching) team member at the Satellite Center, who was named the 2010-2011 S.T.A.R. Student of the Year.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:17 am
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Bow to the kings and queens

The time has finally come for the 2011 St. Charles Mardi Gras krewes to roll, but the parades would be incomplete without our own local royalty to lead them.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Celebrate Mardi Gras with handmade traditional umbrellas

Umbrellas have been intertwined with the history of Mardi Gras and Second Lining, and now a local woman is helping to bring the tradition to locals.
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March 03, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Get involved in construction

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School is hosting a Construction and Drafting Trades Career Awareness event on March 2 from 6-8 p.m. for parents and students grades 7-12. The event will provide information on high school courses related to construction and drafting. Members of local businesses, training programs and colleges will be present. For more information, contact Susan Boudreaux at sboudreaux@stcharles.k12.la.us.
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March 02, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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Deadline for Women's Club scholarship

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Parish Women’s Club is taking applications for five university scholarships of $1,000 each for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an ACT score of at least 20 and a GPA of at least 2.5.

They are also offering a $500 scholarship to a student who plans to attend a community, junior or technical college (no ACT necessary). The high school seniors must be a resident of St. Charles Parish.

Applications may be obtained by visiting the Destrehan High or Hahnville High Web sites or by e-mailing a request to daabfamily@yahoo.com.
Deadline for the application is March 1. Read More...
March 01, 2011 at 9:39 am
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First Baptist invites public to seminar

PARADIS - Pastor Lionel Mason Sr. and the First Baptist Church Family of Paradis invite the public to an Evangelist Seminar on Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon. The presenter will be Rev. Frank Davis Jr. of Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church and Little Bethel Baptist Church.
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February 26, 2011 at 3:18 pm
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Krewe du Market kicks off Mardi Gras parades

Don't miss your chance to see great costumes, miniature floats and festive throws this weekend at the German Coast Farmers' Market.

The 5th Annual Kid Krewe du Market parade will roll on Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. at the market's Ormond Plantation location.
New to the line-up this year will be St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders leading the parade across the market. Ann Montgomery, with the market, also hopes that nice weather will be new this year.

"It's always been really cold or very nasty weather," Montgomery said about the parade. "Maybe great weather could be something new this year and we would welcome it.

In the event of inclement weather, please check www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org for cancellation notification.

Registration will be at 9 a.m. and is open to all children ages 10 and under and their decorated wagons. "Floats" must be pulled by an adult and throws must be supplied by the participants. A $5 entry fee is required. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded for "Best of Show." Ann Montgomery, with the market, said that this year's winner will reign over the 2012 parade.

For more information, call (985) 764-9762 or e-mail questions to daabfamily@yahoo.com.

The festivities will also feature pony rides by Ponytales from 9-11 a.m. and live music by Blanch Newsome.Read More...
February 26, 2011 at 3:17 pm
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Alpha Daughters host benefit banquet

BOUTTE - The public is invited to a benefit banquet by the Alpha Daughters of Zion on Feb. 26 at 7 pm. Rev. Marilyn Washington of Donaldsonville will be the guest speaker and the theme is “Soaring Over Storms.”

The Alpha Daughters aim to provide assistance and a safe haven for women and children of domestic violence and homeless victims. The event will be held at the John Dorsey Multi-Purpose Building, 13635 Old Spanish Trail and tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, contact Shirley Sims at (504)431-2254, Gaynell Colemand at (504)451-7124 or Ivy Williams at (985)758-1606. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
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February 26, 2011 at 9:38 am
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River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides
River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides
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The River Parishes Fall Festival has been a hit since the late 1970s, when the event first began at Norco's Sacred Heart of Jesus School as a penny party.