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St. Pierre

On Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, Wayne Joseph St. Pierre was released from his Earthly bond. From his birth on March 28, 1944, until the day of his passing, the man bestowed on family and friends the largesse of his kindness and caring.
He joins his parents Lelia Hymel and Albin Joseph St. Pierre Sr.; and brothers: Albin Joseph St. Pierre Jr. and Stanislaus St. Pierre.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm
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Gaubert

Chad Michael Gaubert, 28, passed away on Jan. 1, 2010. Son of Keith M. Gaubert and the late Anita Batson Gaubert. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:34 pm
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DUNN

Jessie Michael Dunn Sr., 68, a native of Raceland and resident of Des Allemends, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. Visitation was held on Dec. 30 at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Raceland and at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis on Dec. 31.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:34 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Clifton Soley, 21, of 15562 LA 18 in Hahnville, was arrested on Dec. 23 and charged with possession of stolen things, forgery and theft under $300.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:31 pm
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Looking forward to a busy 2010

By Renee Simpson
The Office of Public Information would like to wish all our readers a healthy and prosperous new year. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:30 pm
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Kennedy has a future in Louisiana

One politician who seems dead set on improving state government has been keeping a high profile, apparently looking at a run for higher office. He is state Treasurer John Kennedy who has been championing the downsizing of state government.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:29 pm
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Don’t think about global warming

If you thought our planet was about to succumb to global warming, think again. In the next few days, St. Charles Parish is expected to have its lowest temperatures in 14 years. England is experiencing its worst winter in a century.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm
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Hi-tech hospital Web site provides video, info on critical health procedures

A new Web site launched by River Parishes Hospital will give consumers immediate access to information about the hospital’s services and medical staff, interactive health tools, educational videos and animations. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm
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Monthly recycling drop offs scheduled

St. Charles Parish residents will be able to turn in recyclable materials during monthly drop-off events through the end of 2010. Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:04 pm
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Christmas trees to begin second life as wetlands aid

Christmas trees from around the parish, which were nestled inside homes and decorated with lights a couple of weeks ago, will soon move on to another purpose - stopping erosion of the state's wetlands.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 12:01 pm
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Contest entry leads to new hat

Jenny Myers-Lind’s photograph entitled “Sadie’s New Hat” has won the Herald-Guide’s 2009 Camera Shootout.Read More...
January 13, 2010 at 11:56 am
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Young father found dead on Hwy. 90

A Lockport couple was arrested on Jan. 2 after admitting they struck a Paradis man with their vehicle during the early morning hours of New Year’s Day and then fled the scene, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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January 13, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Wetlands award named for Cambre

Milton Cambre was recently named the first recipient of the “Spirit of the Wetlands” award. Cambre, 74, has been an advocate of conserving and restoring the LaBranche Wetlands for over 40 years.
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January 13, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Author to discuss, sign book about 1811 slave revolt

DESTREHAN - Dan Rasmussen, author of “American Uprising: The untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt” will be signing copies of his book at East Regional Library on Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. - the actual 200th anniversary of the revolt that took place along the East Bank River Road. The book will be published on Jan. 4, 2011. He will also discuss his book and the history of the revolt. The presentation is free. The event is sponsored by the St. Charles Museum and Historical Association and St. Charles Parish Library.

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January 08, 2010 at 10:34 am
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Drama Guild to hold Children’s Theatre Workshop

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The River Region Drama Guild will hold a Children’s Theatre Workshop for boys and girls 8-18 years old. The workshop is free and will be held on Saturday morning from 9 a.m.-noon for four consecutive Saturdays beginning Jan. 8. A final performance will be held on Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. The workshop is for both beginners and experienced participants and is sponsored by the United Way of St. Charles. Contact Henry Sorbet at (504)331-0990 for more information.
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January 08, 2010 at 10:34 am
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Police: Robber forces friend to serve as getaway driver

Dervol J. Zeno, 28, of 533 Fife St. in LaPlace, was arrested on Dec. 22 for reportedly robbing the Valero Corner Market in Destrehan and then forcing a friend to drive him home at gun point.Read More...
January 06, 2010 at 2:28 pm
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St. Charles Parish mobilizes help for flood victims
St. Charles Parish mobilizes help for flood victims
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St. Charles Parish volunteers and organization quickly started mobilizing efforts to assist victims Monday when word spread of Louisiana’s record flood waters leaving thousands of people and their pets without a home, food and even water.