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Love is in the air

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Eugene Friloux were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 2010 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in New Orleans. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:44 am
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Spelling it out

Sacred Heart School in Norco held a spelling bee recently. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Trust us

R. J. Vial students were honored for displaying the character trait of trustworthiness. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:40 am
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Capturing the spirit of New Orleans

Congratulations to HHS talented art student, Randy Bowers, who placed fourth in the Cox Cable Art Contest for his painting titled “Spirit of New Orleans.”
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January 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Law enforcers doing a good job

It’s hard to feel good about a reduction in the crime rate because any crime at all is a bad thing. But St. Charles Parish is going against the grain of many areas by reducing its overall crime in 2010 by 5.8 percent from 2009. Total numbers fell from 2,456 to 2,313.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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DARE to stop bullying

On Wednesday, Jan. 12, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department D.A.R.E. Officer Deputy Vicki Ballard Carter talked with kindergarten students at Allemands Elementary School about recognizing and preventing bullying. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and is a nationwide program.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Enjoying the weather

January 27, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Deep dish blueberry pie

Courtesy of Family Features

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January 26, 2011 at 3:35 pm
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“Bee” a lifelong reader

Honeybees took over at R.J. Vial Elementary on Jan. 25 in an effort to promote literacy.
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January 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm
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Time to prune your roses

It would be hard to dispute that the most popular summer-flowering shrub is the rose. Most roses need at least some annual pruning to maintain an attractive shape, remove dead wood and encourage vigorous growth and blooming. This is generally done from the last week of January in south Louisiana through mid-February in north Louisiana.
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January 26, 2011 at 3:30 pm
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Teacher’s death second tragedy to strike R.K. Smith faculty

R.K. Smith Middle School faculty and students are mourning their second loss in less than two years as a teacher was killed in an apparent murder-suicide on Jan. 13.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Cortney L. Madere, 22, of 200 Second St. in Des Allemands, was arrested on Jan. 11 and charged with D.W.I., hit and run, reckless operation, possession of Marijuana, possession of Suboxone, no liability insurance, resisting an officer and driving with a suspended license.

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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Jindal continues to ignore state’s problems

Wednesday, at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, “The Roads Scholar” missed a perfect opportunity to assure the public and especially the business community that he has a plan for addressing the state’s $1.6 billion “fiscal cliff.”
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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Are we heading towards socialism?

According to a dynamic Cuban lady who now lives in Kenner, we are well on our path to socialism.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Open primaries would help other states, too

A possible solution to our political partisanship problems is to adopt open primaries nationwide. In that way, candidates would be more likely to preach and vote according to their own honest opinions of the best way to govern rather than the way their party wants it to be.Read More...
January 21, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Crime decreases by 5.8 percent in 2010

Lower numbers of rapes, assaults, burglaries and thefts led to a 5.8 percent decrease in St. Charles Parish crime in 2010 when compared to 2009, according to FBI crime statistics.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Wildcats topple Tigers in four
Wildcats topple Tigers in four
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Hahnville has had Destrehan's number in volleyball for the past few seasons, but on Tuesday night, the Wildcats put their improvement on display by downing their archrivals three games to one, 20-25, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-17.