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Rising river delays work on bike path

The 6.2-mile bicycle/pedestrian path under construction between Hahnville and Luling was supposed to be completed by early December, but has been delayed due to unusually high water levels in the Mississippi River.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Library investigation called off, Hogan leaves matter to public

After the Parish Council voted against his resolution, Councilman Paul Hogan said that he will no longer call for an investigation into the size increase of the East Bank Regional Library. Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:39 am
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Coyotes blamed for missing St. Rose pets

Recent reports of coyotes in St. Rose have animal control agents on watch.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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School district ranking drops

Statewide school district rankings show that St. Charles Parish Public Schools consistently rank among the best in the state, though the district did fall two spots from sixth to eighth overall. However, the district was still among the leaders in ACT scores and graduation rates for the 2008-09 school year, finishing with the second highest graduation rate in the state and the third highest cumulative ACT score.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Girlfriend rams car into marsh after fight with boyfriend’s ex-wife

A 26-year-old Avondale woman was arrested on Friday after getting into a fight with her boyfriend’s ex-wife and then allegedly following the victim’s vehicle and ramming it into the marsh at the corner of U.S. 61 and East Harding Street, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:00 am
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New Moon party at library

ST. CHARLES PARISH- Teens are invited to “New Moon Movie Release Parties” at St. Charles Parish Library.

Teens ages 12 and up are invited to dress as their favorite character from the book New Moon by Stephenie Meyer and attend a New Moon Movie Release Party hosted by St. Charles Parish Library. The party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. at the East Regional Library in Destrehan.

The party celebrates the release of New Moon, a movie based on the second book of the Twilight young adult novel series by Stephenie Meyer. The events include door prizes, music, New Moon movie previews, character guessing games, Twilight themed crafts and more.

Participants are encouraged to bring their fan art or fan fiction for display. Read More...
November 21, 2009 at 9:12 am
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Pair of interceptions lock up Hahnville win

Barbe may have outgained Hahnville's offense by 102 yards, but the Tigers defense came through when it counted with two clutch interceptions that wrapped up a 37-28 win and pushed the team even deeper into the state playoffs.Read More...
November 20, 2009 at 11:25 pm
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Destrehan teacher selected for appreciation award

Destrehan High School mathematics teacher Rita Varvaro was selected for a Tri-Parish Teacher Appreciation Award. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:54 am
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Schools prepare for Thanksgiving week

New Sarpy Elementary students are participating in numerous activities to prepare for Thanksgiving.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:52 am
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Hurst students play in rainy day races

Hurst Middle School recently had a Rainy Day event in which students did relay events and other games inside the gym.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Learning to spell with technology

Students at New Sarpy Elementary use techonology to learn.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:50 am
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New Sarpy hosts family literacy event

New Sarpy Elementary held "Mother Goose is on the Loose" Family Literacy Night on Thursday, Nov. 5.
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November 19, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Winner of New Sarpy Card Contest

Addison Raiford was the winner for the 2009 New Sarpy Elementary Christmas Card contest. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:48 am
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School Board passes act to regulate teacher-student electronic communications

The St. Charles Parish School Board passed an Electronic Communications Act on Wednesday that will regulate how school employees communicate with students.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:33 am
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Student earns spot in All-State Band

Lauryn DesChamps, a Hahnville High School student and a member of the band, was selected for the All-State Honor Band. Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 11:32 am
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Hahnville Hi-Steppers to march in Macy’s parade

Instead of gathering around the dinner table with family, the Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers dance team will be dancing in the streets of New York City this Thanksgiving.Read More...
November 19, 2009 at 9:47 am
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Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
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Craig Blackburn and Heather Hancock have had myriad obstacles and a lot of distance to overcome to make their relationship work. Despite that, in so many ways, the couple couldn't be closer.