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H1N1 vaccine finally arrives, more eligible

From April to mid-November, close to 47 million Americans contracted the H1N1 flu virus, and while the pandemic has receded, another H1N1 wave could occur if vaccination rates slack off, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:21 pm
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IRS searching for 24 residents who are owed a total of $18,011

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 24 St. Charles Parish taxpayers who are due a total of $18,011 in undelivered refunds.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:20 pm
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Loan allows expansion of Hurst, J.B. Martin by adding new wings

The school board called a special meeting on Dec. 14 to consider taking out a $10 million loan to be used for major school improvements.
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December 17, 2009 at 2:19 pm
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Luling Santa passes the beard test

With a twinkle in his eye and a nose like a cherry - even without the suit Marc Majoria is turning heads these days. The full white beard, growing since January, makes him look suspiciously like an undercover Saint Nick.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:17 pm
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Armed intruder killed

A St. Rose man shot and killed an armed intruder who had kicked down the rear door of his residence shortly before 1 a.m. on Dec. 15, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:13 pm
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Tiger receiver could be impact player, Saints remain perfect

While Destrehan High School offensive guard Ashton Duhe has verbally committed to SMU, Hahnville High School halfback Alfred Blue has verbally committed to LSU and Hahnville High School safety Brion James has verbally committed to play for Tulsa University, the recruiting of Hahnville High School wide receiver James Butler has started to heat up quite well.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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High schools consider replacing scoreboards

An issue of controversy on the school board agenda for the Dec. 9 meeting was the replacement of the current high school scoreboards in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:08 pm
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HMS wins parish title

After losing four of their five starters from last year’s squad, many weren’t sure if Harry Hurst Middle School could capture another parish championship.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:04 pm
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Area football players set to shine in River, Bayou all-star game

The HTV-Lions Club Bayou vs. the River all-star game, an annual football showdown featuring the top talents from the bayou and the river region, is set to take place at 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Nicholls State’s John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm
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HHS tennis star gets 'A+' in athletics

Congratulations to HHS senior Megan Gonzales, who was named one of this year’s A+ Athletes in an event sponsored by WWL-TV, McDonald’s, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:01 pm
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DHS takes third in Baton Rouge

The Destrehan boys finished third in a tournament at Central of Baton Rouge, and were 30 seconds away from playing in the championship game.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm
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J. B. Martin student nominated for national conference

Logan Long, a 7th grade student at J.B. Martin Middle School, was nominated to represent the school and the community as a member of the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. in 2010.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm
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School Board fights state funding cuts

While states all over the country are lowering or eliminating program funding, Louisiana may have gone too far.
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December 17, 2009 at 1:54 pm
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Sheriff: Burglaries may have been solved

A recent string of home burglaries that occurred mostly on the West Bank may have been solved last night, Sheriff Greg Champagne said.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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With help from friends, woman turns experience with domestic violence into safe haven for victims

The holidays can be the hardest time of the year for some women, especially those who live with domestic violence.
Shirley Sims, minister at the First Baptist Church in Paradis, has first-hand experience in living in a home with domestic violence.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 9:25 am
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Destrehan, Hahnville find success in St. Charles Shootout

Neither Hahnville nor Destrehan came out on top in the St. Charles Shootout, but both teams did manage to win two of their three tournament games, with the Lady Tigers finishing third in the field.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Entergy targets August to start building $869M power plant
Entergy targets August to start building $869M power plant
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In a move to increase Entergy Louisiana's power supply for a growing market, the electricity provider expects to break ground in August for an $869 million power station in Montz.