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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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Simple act of clearing ditches proved major in 2009

It was a busy year for St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the rest of his administration, and while many notable accomplishments were achieved in 2009, the most important may have been the simple act of cleaning ditches.Read More...
January 06, 2010 at 12:22 pm
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Last chance for Krewe of Lul early registration

LULING - The Krewe of Lul will stop accepting early bird registration on Jan. 5, 2011. A meeting will be held at the Ramada Limited, 13889 River Road, at 7 p.m. on that date for all those planning to participate in the Krewe festivities this Mardi Gras. Future meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Limited at 13889 River Road in Luling on Feb. 2, Feb. 16 and March 2.

Entry fees before Jan. 5 are $25 for fire trucks, emergency vehicles and show cars and trucks, $300 for large floats and $200 for small floats. On Jan. 6, prices will go up. The parade will take place on March 5, 2011 at noon.Read More...
January 05, 2010 at 10:33 am
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HHS teacher helping shape high school evolution curriculum in pilot study
HHS teacher helping shape high school evolution curriculum in pilot study
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When the evolution curriculum pilot study begins in January, Hahnville High School teacher Cecelia Gillam-Brown will be among 19 teachers in the United States conducting it.