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Residential property taxes not out of line

One of the most controversial proposals that will be debated in the upcoming legislative session will be attempts to increase Louisiana’s homestead exemption for residential property taxes. The only legitimate reason for doing this would be if residential property taxes in the state were out of line. I would like to forward some evidence confirming that is not the case.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:39 am
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The state has too much money

When the state of Louisiana has so much money that it doesn’t even know about $163 million of it, it has too much money.
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June 29, 2009 at 8:38 am
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Parish Web site impresses German visitor

By Renee Simpson

I receive all the messages that come via our parish contact form on www.stcharlesparish-la.gov. Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:37 am
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West bank highways need attention

We agree with Council President Terry Authement that a task force is needed to study the traffic problems along U. S. 90 in St. Charles Parish. It is a major thoroughfare that needs improvement.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:36 am
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Despite economy, number of home occupations fall

Economic ups and downs may seem like just the motivation a person needs to start their own company and work from home. After all, they’d save money on gas, eating-out expenses and an array of other commuter costs.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:35 am
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Health center gears up to provide service to Norco

Medical care will roll into Norco on July 6, with a mobile unit providing pediatric and primary adult care services until a modular building is ready in August.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:33 am
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Councilman wants more attention brought to U.S. 90

After a number of requests to the state have failed to elicit much response, Council President Terry Authement wants to initiate a task force to draw attention to the many problems motorists encounter while driving on U.S. 90.Read More...
June 29, 2009 at 8:32 am
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FREE housing fair slated June 27

ST. ROSE - A homebuyers workshop will be held at the American Legion Hall located at 12188 River Road in St. Rose on June 27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The one-day workshop offers residents a one-stop approach towards home ownership. Representatives for St. Charles will be on hand to advise on credit repair, foreclosure, home ownership, realty, refinancing, small-interest loans, rehabilitation loans and more.

For more information, call the Department of Community Services at 985-764-7944.Read More...
June 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm
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Raise money when eating CiCi’s pizza

METAIRIE - Help raise money for “Kyle’s Krewe” and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (in memory of Luling resident Kyle Bergeron) by eating pizza at CiCi’s Pizza June 12, 19 and 25 at the Metairie restaurant located at 6311 Airline Dr.

CiCi’s will donate 10 percent of your ticket to the charity. Adult buffets are $5.49.

Metairie’s Chevys Fresh Mex is also helping to fight blood cancers.

The restaurant, located at 3330 Veterans Blvd., will donate 20 percent of your ticket when you dine in June 22 through 25.

Mention “Kyle’s Krewe” at both restaurants to ensure your
donation is tallied.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 1:27 pm
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All-Star softball team goes undefeated, takes home first

The St. Charles Parish 8 and under All-Star softball team recently went undefeated and took home first place in the Westside Warmup tournament in Brusly.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:50 am
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Willowdale falls to Bellemeade 431 to 557

Bellemeade hostsed Willowdale Country Club on Wednesday, June 17. Willowdale was defeated 557 to 431. Here are the results:Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:42 am
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St. Charles Racers Club hits the track in 2009 race car challenge

The 11-man St. Charles Parish Race Club just wrapped up the second of five racing events for the Louisiana R/C Challenge 2009.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:40 am
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NFL star Reed gets back to his roots at annual football camp

Youth from around the parish joined NFL professional football player Ed Reed, who plays for the Baltimore Ravens, at Harry Hurst Middle School for his annual football camp.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:37 am
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You’ve got to read this!

20 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:36 am
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Louisiana Master Gardner program slated this fall

Local gardeners who want to enhance their garden knowledge are invited to participate in the Louisiana Master Gardener Program which begins in August.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:35 am
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Bell selected to represent peers on Louisiana Legislative Youth Council

Some of Louisiana's most outstanding students were announced as new members of the Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council and will work together over the next year in an effort to influence the legislative process and make the state a better place for young people.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:34 am
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Craig's Barber Shop
Craig's Barber Shop Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!

New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
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A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.