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Luncheon will discuss economic outlook

GRAY - A presentation on the Louisiana Economic Outlook for 2011-2012 will be presented at a luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 7 at The Cypress Columns, 157 Tourist Drive in Gray. The presentation will focus on a regional perspective of trend and events that could affect the Bayou Region economy.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. The cost is $45. Registration can be done online at www.bayouregion.com/events or by mailing or faxing your registration information. The deadline for registration is Sept. 30. Call (985)448-4485 for more information.
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October 07, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Cooks compete in Battle for the Paddle

LULING - The 9th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle will take place on Oct. 7 at the West Bank Bridge Park. The jambalaya and gumbo cook-off allows teams across the region to compete to be named the “best.” The event kicks off the United Way’s annual fundraising campaign.

The event is open to the public from 4-7:30 p.m. and entry is $5, which includes all-you-can-eat gumbo and jambalaya, live music and more.

Registration for a team to compete is $75 per category.

To register or for more information, visit www.uwaysc.org or contact Sara at (985)331-9063.
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October 07, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Workshop for teachers

LULING - The LSU AgCenter will host a teacher workshop on Oct. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the St. Charles AgCenter, 1313 Paul Maillard Road Suite E in Luling. The workshop will focus on agricultural learning for the classroom in pre-K through 8th grade. The workshop is free for all educators and will include a meal or refreshments, a take-home binder filled with lessons and ag-tivities. Teachers will also receive a certificate of attendance. Pre-registration is required. Call Lynda Danos, AITC State Coordinator at (225)922-6503, Cyndi Guercio, program assistant at (225)922-6204, or Denise Zeringue, LSU AgCenter FCS Agent at (985)785-4473 for more information.
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October 05, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Wetland Watchers park grand opening

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The long-awaited Wetland Watchers Park will open on Saturday, Oct. 2 with a program from noon-3 p.m. The program will include a performance by Amanda Shaw. The opening ceremony begins at 1 p.m. The park is located at the lake via the Spillway East Guide Levee. Proceeds from the event will benefit the oil spill relief. For more information, call (985)783-5182.
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October 02, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Crafts sale, auction

DES ALLEMANDS - A craft sale and auction will be held at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands on Saturday, Oct. 2. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., crafts, baked goods, donuts, woodwork and quilts will be available. From 1-4 p.m., an auction will take place. Lunch will be sold with choice of jambalaya or gumbo. All proceeds will go to Pine Lake Fellowship Camp.
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October 02, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Wildcats fall to Lutcher, 27-8

The Lutcher Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter to put away the Wildcats and earn a 27-8 victory.Read More...
October 01, 2010 at 9:45 pm
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Grandpa’s girl

Boutte Christian Academy recently invited all of the students’ grandparents to a special day of appreciation.
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September 30, 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Get it growing: LA super plants

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter Horticulturist

In October, the LSU AgCenter presents its new plant promotion program called Louisiana Super Plants. The Louisiana Super Plants program is an educational and marketing campaign that highlights tough and beautiful plants that perform well in Louisiana landscapes. New selections will be announced and promoted each spring and fall.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:11 pm
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Cherry Bread Pudding

Ingredients:
Bread Pudding
18 1/2-inch slices (1 pound loaf) Challah or other egg breadRead More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:10 pm
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Sisters clean-up Ormond Blvd.

The Sisters of Kappa Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Luling participated in this year's Beach Sweep 2010. The group picked up about 75 pounds of trash on Ormond Boulevard from Airline Highway to River Road.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Bikers ride over 60 miles to honor fallen EMS workers

Twenty people headed down Airline Highway on Sept. 25 during the 3rd Annual Louisiana EMS Memorial Bike Ride from New Orleans to Baton Rouge - a distance of 68 miles.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:07 pm
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Comets must limit touches for star Newman receiver

In their first district game, St. Charles Catholic jumped on top of Lusher and never looked back as they ran away with a 59-6 victory last week.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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Time is now to prepare for upcoming hunting season

Most outdoorsmen have success due to preparation.
Fishermen spend hours organizing their tackle boxes, cleaning reels, changing line, or spending time at a local tackle shop.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:04 pm
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Former HHS star Lockett lost for season

Former Hahnville High School and All-SEC defensive end Kentrell Lockett was lost for the remainder of the 2010 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the Ole Miss Rebels 55-38 victory over Fresno State.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 3:03 pm
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Tigers will use open week to concentrate on fundamentals

Coming off of a tough loss to the Lutcher Bulldogs, the Hahnville Tigers rebounded with a strong 28-14 victory over the previously undefeated O. Perry Walker Chargers last Friday.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:58 pm
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Destrehan will count on defense to slow explosive Lutcher attack

Behind an excellent performance from his defense, sophomore quarterback Dillan Dent helped lead the Destrehan Wildcats to a 14-12 win over John Ehret in the first start of his career.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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St. Charles citizens advised to stay  vigilant entering hurricane season
St. Charles citizens advised to stay vigilant entering hurricane season
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In light of the start of hurricane season last week, St. Charles Parish has made a major effort to prepare its residents for any potential emergency it may cause.