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Library helps make the grade

With a new school year just beginning, the St. Charles Parish Library is proud to offer its patrons online access to expert tutors through the HelpNow program from Brainfuse, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of online tutoring services. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:02 am
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HHS Class of ‘79 reunion Sept. 5

NORCO - The Hahnville High School class of 1979 will hold its 30th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the La Maison Magnolia Reception Hall located at 950 First St. in Norco from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Tickets are $38 per person and $75 per couple. The tickets include open bar, food and DJ. Fees and are due by Aug. 25. Mail to 306 Valencia Dr., Luling, LA 70070. Make checks payable to HHS Class of ‘79.

Contact Regina at 985-785-1587 or sblietzke@charter.net with questions.
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September 05, 2009 at 9:22 am
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Obama's educational pep talk will air in schools Tuesday

President Barack Obama's plans for a televised back-to-school address to students on Tuesday are drawing concern from local parents who are unsure of the president's intentions.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Hahnville blows out Ehret, Destrehan comes from behind for win

Destrehan and Hahnville will both start off the 2009 season in the win column, with the Tigers destroying John Ehret 42-0 and the Wildcats coming from behind to top Helen Cox 25-22.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 11:48 am
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LES hosts first outreach Sept. 1

LULING - Luling Elementary School will host its first community outreach event for Killona on Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the school in Luling.

Students, teachers and administrators will share information about the school. Killona families are invited to see what the school has to offer.

Among the topics are LEAP testing, tutoring, homework strategies, peer mediation, technology in the classroom and other programs and services available at the school.

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September 01, 2009 at 9:11 am
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1,000 miss school

School nurses across St. Charles Parish are closely monitoring students for flu-like symptoms in an effort to prevent the transmission of what many school officials are calling an “unseasonal outbreak.”Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Foxy Lady shutting doors after 35 years

After 35 years, a St. Charles Parish fixture will soon close doors at both of its locations after its owners have decided that it’s time to retire.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Judge: Toups’ sentence reduced to spare victims

Former Destrehan High School band teacher Byron Toups, 40, will serve six months in prison and six months of home incarceration after pleading guilty to malfeasance in office, intimidation of a witness and simple battery in a case involving two high school students.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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Dance Unlimited sets new records at national competition

The fourth of July week was full of more than just fireworks for the River Parishes own Dance Unlimited. They traveled to our nation's capital, Washington D.C. to attend the Dance Masters of America National Convention and Competition.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:42 am
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Bayou Perot redfish save the weekend

Water pouring out of Salvador is concentrating schools of feeding redfish in the junction between Bayou Perot and Lake Salvador. Here Tony Taylor and Bruce McDonald show off two of the bigger fish out of a limit caught on Saturday. The fish bit on Carolina rigs using a 3/4-ounce egg weight, swivel, and 1/4-ounce leadhead jig baited with dead shrimp. The bite should continue though the fall.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:41 am
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Jamboree offers early look at Tigers, Wildcats

Hahnville and Destrehan will take the field on Aug. 27 at DHS, which will give several players their first game-like experience before the season officially kicks off on Sept. 4.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:37 am
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You’ve got to read this!

The following books are now available at St. Charles Parish libraries:Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:36 am
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VIPs - Very Important Parishioners

Daniel Paul Ward of Luling recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts Troop 371.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:33 am
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Student Book Reviews

Marian Keyes's book “Last Chance Saloon” is the story of three lifelong friends and their journey through the struggles of life.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:32 am
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Havers - Lewis Engagement

Beverly Havers and Shane Lewis of Walla Walla, Wa. are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:30 am
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Schaubhut - Landry Wedding

Miss Shannon Melissa Schaubhut and Mr. Lance Paul Landry were united in marriage on May 1, 2009 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie with Father Michael Miceli celebrating the nuptial mass. A reception followed at Our Lady of Peace Community Center.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:29 am
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Little Red Church fest to feature  local dishes, 6 bands, $10K raffle
Little Red Church fest to feature local dishes, 6 bands, $10K raffle
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Scrumptious food, live music, and chance to mingle with family, friends and even a few former classmates are in the cards for those who attend this weekend’s 36th annual Little Red Church Food and Fun Festival, which will be held behind St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.