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Dedication comes 33 years after ferry disaster

A monument to the 77 victims and 18 survivors of the worst ferry disaster in American history will be dedicated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the East Bank Bridge Park.
The ceremony will be open to the public.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:52 am
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118 vehicle burglaries from May through September

From May until September, there were 118 vehicle burglaries in St. Charles Parish, and while those crimes tend to peak in the summer, Sheriff Greg Champagne said that residents should still lock their vehicles and remove all valuables.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 8:51 am
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Pass along plant exchange Oct. 10

DESTREHAN - A “Pass Along” plant exchange will be held on Oct. 10. All are invited to participate by bringing a well-established, healthy specimen in a one-half gallon or larger container.

Each person will be allowed one entry. The botanical or pet name of the plant should be included, along with simple instructions for care.

Old Southern plants are always very popular, such as those “passed down” or “cut” from plants of family and friends - those that we fondly remember seeing in our grandparents’ yards.

The plant exchanges are always interesting and fun as someone always enters a very unusual and sometimes rare plant.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Exchange will take place at 11 a.m.

For further information please call Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.Read More...
October 10, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Hahnville, Destrehan pick up district wins

Hahnville and Destrehan both got off to slow starts in their first district contests of the year, but in the second half, each picked up enough speed to move to 1-0 in district play.Read More...
October 09, 2009 at 10:37 pm
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East Ascension’s stable of running backs could pose problem for Tigers

The Hahnville Tigers cruised to another big win last weekend, using a balanced offensive attack and five takeaways by their defense to run away with a 42-7 victory over Vanderbilt Catholic.Read More...
October 08, 2009 at 2:24 pm
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Destrehan’s schedule doesn’t get any easier as district starts

Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux had nothing to be happy about after his team’s 48-10 blowout loss to Lutcher last week. In fact, he called the performance “terrible.”
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October 08, 2009 at 9:51 am
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Land use meeting set for Oct. 6

AMA - The parish’s planning and zoning department will hold its next Comprehensive Land Use Visioning Meeting on Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church located at 10867 River Road in Ama.

For more information, contact Kim Marousek Marretta,
Director for planning and zoning at 985-783-5960 or visit stcharles2030.blogspot.com.Read More...
October 06, 2009 at 10:45 am
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Woman robbed leaving festival

On Saturday, Sept. 26, a Luling woman was robbed at knife-point on River Road as she was leaving the Alligator Festival at around 7 p.m.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 2:26 pm
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Lack of hurricanes allowing parish to better prepare for one

A little over a year ago, St. Charles Parish was reeling from the effect of back-to-back hurricanes, but so far, the area has been able to dodge any serious storms. Because of that, the parish has been able to prepare better for future hurricanes, while putting into effect lessons learned from Gustav and Ike.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 2:25 pm
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N.O. Saints winning with options

Over the past two seasons the New Orleans Saints’ chances of winning a football game was predicated on how well standout quarterback Drew Brees played.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:26 am
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Outdoor Report

Like Mardi Gras parade goers waiting for a parade to arrive, hunters have been looking forward to the upcoming season with great anticipation.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:24 am
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Wildcats ready for showdown with No. 1 ranked Lutcher

After two straight losses, the Destrehan Wildcats have started a new winning streak.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:23 am
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Hahnville must cut miscues to avoid upset by Vanderbilt

After a heartbreaking, double-overtime loss to Lutcher, the Hahnville Tigers were able to bounce back for a 39-8 win over O.P. Walker. And while the Hahnville offense came out smoking in the first half, it was the defense that carried the team to the victory.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:23 am
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Hurst students off to see the wizard

Harry Hurst teacher Noel Smith celebrated the 70th birthday of the Wizard of Oz with her class by watching the movie, studying the music, and completing other projects based on the movie.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:20 am
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SCB kids get up close with bugs

DESTREHAN - Early childhood students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently had a visit from the Audubon Nature Institute’s Bugmobile. Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:17 am
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School nurses work with school faculty

LULING - Every year the St Charles Parish School Nurses, in coordination with Specialists from hospitals in our area, start the new school year by in servicing the faculty and staff members on medication administration and special procedures for our medically fragile students. Teachers, faculty members, paraprofessionals and bus drivers, who may teach or be assigned to these students, participated in the trainings.Read More...
October 05, 2009 at 11:17 am
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St. Charles hospital, CFO parting ways
St. Charles hospital, CFO parting ways
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A second top executive with St. Charles Parish Hospital has announced he will move on to another job.