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Scott Dantonio is LA pharmacist of the year

River Parishes Hospital recently announced that Scott Dantonio, RPh, was named the Health System Pharmacist of the Year by the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists (LSHP) at their annual conference. Dantonio was presented with a plaque by the emcee, Dr. Paul Knecht, a pharmacist at Earl K. Long Medical Center and a former president of LSHP.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:29 pm
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Now is the time to prepare October pumpkin patch

Growing pumpkins in the backyard garden can be fun, and there are countless varieties of pumpkin that range in size, color and shape. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:28 pm
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Mothers start camp ‘beecuz’ every girl matters

Girls in that stage between adolescence and the teenage years can have a hard time making new friends. It is the time when aspirations and ideas are formed that will shape who the girls will grow up to be.
That's where Debra and Lisa come in.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:27 pm
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HHS open for sports physicals

HAHNVILLE - Sports physicals will be offered on July 29 at 2:30 p.m. at the Hahnville High School Field house. The physicals will cost $10, cash only. A parent needs to be present to fill out the paperwork.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Sign up now to participate, sponsor Fishing for Frankie

AVONDALE - The 2nd Annual Fishing for Frankie Bass Fishing Tournament is now looking for sponsors and is open for registration. The event is hosted by the Throw Me A Cure Relay Team, South Louisiana Trail and family and friends of Frankie. The event raises money for Frankie Champagne Jr., a native of Edgard and resident of Luling who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007 and has been unable to work since June 2009 due to the effects of the cancer treatment.

The tournament will be on August 28 at the Pier 90 boat launch, 10093 Hwy. 90 in Avondale. Check-in will be at 4:30 a.m. with weigh-in at noon. The entry fees are $100 per team and $10 Big Bass (optional). Entry forms are available at Outcast Marine, First National Bank USA, Majoria’s, Roussel’s Hunting and Fishing, Outdoor Express and Pier 90.

The tournament is also looking for sponsors to donate money or door prizes.

For more information on entry or sponsorship, contact Audrey Raziano at (985)703-0135 or (985)785-8411.
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July 22, 2010 at 2:20 pm
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Lack of mud at Spillway Run doesn’t stop fun

The Annual Spillway Classic Trail Run drew a huge crowd, but not much rain and mud.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:18 pm
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Letter to the Editor

From Bus passengers Chris and Darlene CastalanoRead More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:17 pm
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Church involvement could help solve country’s problems

By Harold KellerRead More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:16 pm
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Something has to give on federal, state levels

Something has to give. The federal government has run up obscene budget deficits, yet Congress and the Obama administration continue to push for more spending.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:15 pm
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Tarpon Rodeo to be historic event this year

The first Grand Isle Non-Fishing Tarpon Rodeo will be held Saturday. You read it right.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:14 pm
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Our View: Only four to vie for School Board seats

Apparently, St. Charles Parish residents are satisfied to a great extent with their School Board members this year. Only two of the eight seats that are up for election every four years are being contested.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm
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LAICHE

Irvin Joseph (Tutone) Laiche, 89, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2010. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm
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MADERE

Larry G. Madere, 70, died on July 3, 2010. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:11 pm
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BREAUX

Herbert Joseph Breaux Jr., 71, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2010 in Bayou Gauche. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:10 pm
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Sheriff's Reports July 22, 2010

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm
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New $1.3 million animal shelter in works

St. Charles Parish has moved ahead with plans to design a 7,800-square-foot animal shelter that is estimated to cost $1.3 million.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:08 pm
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Krewe of Lul: The man who started it all
Krewe of Lul: The man who started it all
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After riding in the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, Vernon Higgins decided it was time to turn talk into action about forming their own parade in Luling.