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To cut taxes or not is the question

The big question facing Congressional leaders before the end of the year is who can do the better job of improving the economy - - the government or private enterprise?Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:53 pm
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Are garbage services due for a change?

St. Charles Parish Council is considering bids to provide garbage services that could change who picks up our garbage and trash in the morning. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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50 race in 9.11K to remember fallen

Fifty residents took part in the first annual 9.11K Run-Walk-Bike, which was to remember those that tragically lost their lives nine years ago while also raising food and money for the needy. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Texting during meeting distracts council, says Hogan

While the council voted against a Paul Hogan resolution that would have banned texting and surfing the Internet during meetings, Hogan said he is not done with the issue.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:34 pm
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Piece of Pentagon will honor Norco native killed on 9/11

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, taps were played over a memorial dedicated to St. Charles native Lt. Col. Robert J. Hymel at the exact time that the plane had crashed into the Pentagon in 2001, killing Hymel at age 55.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm
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Council could seek garbage proposals

St. Charles Parish Council members will consider requesting proposals for garbage collection after SDT Waste and Debris services made the parish an offer that would save residents around $1.4 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Hurst, J.B. Martin wings make room for 6th graders

The long-awaited wing expansions at Harry Hurst and J. B. Martin middle schools will begin construction this October.
The two new buildings will make room at the schools for their first 6th grade classes.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Mother, son battle school bullying nightmare for years

Editor’s note: Because the mother interviewed wished to remain anonymous to protect her child from further bullying, we will call her Jane Smith and we will call her son Trey Smith in this story.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Council: Give us a turn lane on Barton

The St. Charles Parish Council has asked the state Department of Transportation and Development to install a right turning lane, as well as left turning signals, on Barton Avenue to alleviate congestion.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:19 pm
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Mystery surrounds airplane in the bayou

An airplane that crashed in Bayou Des Allemands decades ago has drawn the interest of a local man who has been trying to solve the mystery for nearly a year but has made little headway.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:18 pm
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Father wrecks into spillway canal after having seizure

A 29-year-old man had a seizure while driving his family back from a fishing trip at the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Sunday, which caused his vehicle to slide down the east guide levee and sink into a canal, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:17 pm
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Destrehan, Karr winner will be decided in the trenches

After a heartbreaking loss to Helen Cox, the Destrehan Wildcats had something to prove against Thibodaux.

They made quite a statement.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 12:52 pm
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Tigers seek revenge against Lutcher after last year’s loss

After a close contest with John Ehret two weeks ago, the Hahnville Tigers victory over Sarah Reed on Friday was anything but close at 56-6. The Tigers made a statement, gaining more than 430 yards of offense and holding the Olympians to just a handful of first downs. The state's sportswriters took notice of the victory as well, moving the Tigers up one spot to No. 5 in the LSWA (Louisiana Sportswriters Association) 5A Rankings.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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2010 Hi-Steppers announced

Hahnville High School has announced their 2010-11 Hi-Stepper squad. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 11:06 am
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Comets must play with more emotion to tame explosive West St. John

St. Charles Catholic is 2-0 after beating a pair of 4A teams in Woodlawn and Vanderbilt Catholic, but head coach Frank Monica knows that something has been missing.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 10:55 am
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Lottery makes alligator-hunting dream come true

With hunting season in full swing, some hunters gear-up for their favorite game to hunt.
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September 16, 2010 at 10:54 am
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Parish focusing on flood insurance rates
Parish focusing on flood insurance rates
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With flood insurance rates due to expire in June, St. Charles Parish officials are working with the area’s Congressional delegation and toward finding discounts that can buffer residents from a major premium hit.