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Town hall meetings offer discussion of past, glimpse of future

St. Charles Parish Council members Carolyn Schexnaydre and Terry Authement will each host a town hall meeting that will allow residents to participate in a discussion on current, past and future projects.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:57 am
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Man arrested for rape of family members in the 80s

A 55-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested last week and extradited to St. Charles Parish after authorities learned that he allegedly raped two family members during the 1980s.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:55 am
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Schools discuss buying vacant Shoney's building

The School Board is exploring its options before committing to purchasing the piece of land in front of Hahnville High School where a Shoney’s currently stands.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Luling kids say man tried to lure them into car

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate two suspicious incidents on Mardi Gras that mirrored attempted kidnappings.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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St. Charles 10th healthiest parish in state

St. Charles Parish was named as the tenth healthiest parish in Louisiana, according to a study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Recycling family gets down, dirty for Mother Nature

Brett and Yvonne Matherne in Luling go above and beyond to recycle and reuse.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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School system will ask parish to take old Luling church off their hands

St. Charles Parish Public Schools will contact the parish to see if they have any interest in buying and preserving the former St. Anthony of Padua Church.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Community Ed classes offered

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parish Public Schools is offering a variety of different community education classes this spring, ranging from art and dance to finance and writing. Class locations will be available on both the east and west banks. For a full list of available classes, visit www.stcharles.k12.la.us.

Deadline to register is Feb. 22. Parishioners can register by mail, drop-off or walk-in. An early registration discount of 5% will be given to those who register prior to Feb. 12.
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February 22, 2010 at 11:51 am
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Benefit to help fight melanoma

KENNER - A benefit fish fry for Chris Guillot, 18, who is fighting melanoma, will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. -till. It will take place at Kenner Volunteer Fire Hall, 400 Veterans Blvd. Lunch plates of fried catfish, potato salad, french bread, desert and a drink will be $7 with all proceeds going towards Chris Guillot’s medical expenses.

For questions or donations, call Brooke Christy at 504-231-0017.
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February 19, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Friends of Library hold book sale

HAHNVILLE _ The Friends of the St. Charles Library will hold a “Book by the Foot” book sale on Friday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Book Nook, next to Hahnville Library. Books will be $1 per foot.Read More...
February 19, 2010 at 11:52 am
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Time to register for Challenger program

The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is now registering youngsters for its 2010 baseball, softball and Challenger baseball programs. Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:32 pm
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St. Charles Catholic safety gets accolades

Three-year letterman Grant Authement wrapped up a very special two years as the starting safety for St. Charles Catholic.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:31 pm
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Former HHS star named college player of the week

Arkansas Tech has named senior forward Irvin Humphrey as this week's sixth Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the 2009-10 school year.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:29 pm
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Rabbit hunt adds to memorable Mardi Gras

It was Sunday morning at 8 a.m. with temperatures in the high 30's. The ground was hard from a good frost and moist from a cold front two days earlier. Good conditions to leave a rabbit scent on the ground. Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:22 pm
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Hahnville girls take down DHS, but both make playoffs

The Hahnville Lady Tigers will face off against Mandeville tonight after a week that saw them beat rival Destrehan 39-36, but fall to Dutchtown in the district championship.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:20 pm
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Butternut squash soup with sage

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February 18, 2010 at 12:11 pm
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.