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Former St. Anthony pastor remembered for prayerful missions

Monsignor Robert Ignatius Guste, 83, dearly beloved and renowned Roman Catholic evangelist, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, August 3, 2010.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:57 am
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Sheriff's Reports

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August 12, 2010 at 9:56 am
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Police: Man who attempted to meet 14-year-old for sex arrested in undercover sting

A 52-year-old West Virginia man was arrested after attempting to meet a 14-year-old girl he had chatted with online for sex. What Neil Romano, of 152 Tioga Fork Road in Craigsville, didn’t know was that he had been chatting with an undercover officer.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:52 am
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National mag touts parish to industry

Businesses looking to expand operations are again looking to St. Charles Parish and the surrounding region thanks to a new article in Expansion Solutions Magazine.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:51 am
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School bus goes up in flames during mock run in St. Rose

During a mock run to get ready for the new school year, a St. Charles Parish school bus caught fire and was destroyed.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:50 am
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Withdraw gives School Board seat to Bernard

The School Board race for the district 2 seat is over, and Melinda Huff Bernard has come out victorious.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Emotions run high at team-building retreat

After an emotional retreat in which no punches were thrown but words weren’t held back, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council are left feeling refreshed.
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August 12, 2010 at 9:44 am
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Immigrant family finds ‘safe’ haven in St. Charles

Marjorie and Guino, immigrants from Haiti, had nowhere to go when they had to leave their Harvey apartment because they couldn’t pay rent. Even though Guino has a job, the couple could not save enough money to pay for basic needs, like clothes, for themselves and their five children - two of which are autistic.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:39 am
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First step to state crown begins at St. Charles Festival

DESTREHAN - The 52nd Annual St. Charles Parish Festival Pageant will be held on August 8 at 3 p.m. at Destrehan High School. The 52nd Queen will represent St. Charles Parish at the Louisiana Sugar Queen Pageant in New Iberia in September and the LAFF Queen of Queens Pageant in February 2011 in Baton Rouge.

Tickets to watch the pageant can be purchased for $7 at the door on the day of the event.Read More...
August 08, 2010 at 9:15 am
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Church invites parish to free gospel concert

BOUTTE - West St. Charles Baptist Church will host a free gospel concert featuring Tommy Moseley of Pascagoula, Miss., on Sunday, Aug. 8 at 10:45 a.m. The concert will take place at the church, 13099 Hwy. 90 in Boutte.

Everyone is invited to the concert and a potluck lunch following in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Please bring a dish with you. Call the West St. Charles Baptist Church at (985)785-0584 for more information.
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August 08, 2010 at 9:15 am
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Girls compete in Swamp Pop pageant

LUTCHER - The Swamp Pop Music Festival is hosting a Children’s Pageant and a Teen, Miss and Ms. Pageant on Saturday, August 7 at the Lutcher High School Auditorium in Lutcher. Proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Both the Children’s and the Senior Divisions are open to all Louisiana residents and the Senior Divisions are a contracted title.

Contestants will be judged on an interview, stage introduction and evening gown competition.

For information on the Swamp Pop Music Festival Pageant, please contact Renee Waguespack, Pageant Director at (225)623-8176 or send an email to:
swamppopfest@yahoo.com. Visit www.swamppopmusicfest.com and www.cff.org to learn more about the pageant and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.Read More...
August 07, 2010 at 9:18 am
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HHS invites freshman, parents to orientation

HAHNVILLE - All incoming Hahnville High School freshmen are encouraged to attend “Tiger Kick-Off 2010” on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at HHS. The event is a one-day orientation for all incoming 9th grade students that is led by the HHS students and staff. Students should arrive between 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. for registration and have transportation available for 2 p.m. dismissal.

Lunch will be provided. Students will get acquainted with their student mentors, meet teachers and administration, tour the school, learn the 2010 kick-off dance and get “expert tips.” Please dress in comfortable, casual clothing (jeans or shorts, comfortable shoes, etc.) as this will be a day filled with activities that will require movement.

Parents of incoming freshmen are invited to attend a parent informational meeting in the Hahnville High School auditorium from 9-10 a.m.
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August 07, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Girls will compete in Swamp Pop pageant

LUTCHER - The Swamp Pop Music Festival is hosting a Children’s Pageant and a Teen, Miss and Ms. Pageant on Saturday, August 7 at the Lutcher High School Auditorium in Lutcher. Proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Both the Children’s and the Senior Divisions are open to all Louisiana residents and the Senior Divisions are a contracted title.

Contestants will be judged on an interview, stage introduction and evening gown competition.

For information on the Swamp Pop Music Festival Pageant, please contact Renee Waguespack, Pageant Director at (225)623-8176 or send an email to:
swamppopfest@yahoo.com. Visit www.swamppopmusicfest.com and www.cff.org to learn more about the pageant and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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August 07, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Blood drive offers chance to win tickets to Saints vs. Vikings

LULING - The American Legion #131 will sponsor a blood drive with Ochsner Blood Bank on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave. in Luling. All donors will receive a Saints/blood bank t-shirt, mini physical, cholesterol test, blood typing and blood assurance package. A meal will be served to all donors. One lucky donor will win two tickets to the opening game of the NFL season: New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings on Sept. 9.

A picture ID is required to donate blood. Call (504)842-3375 for more information.
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August 07, 2010 at 9:13 am
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HHS class of ‘80 to hold 30-year reunion

NEW ORLEANS - Hahnville High School Class of 1980 will hold their 30 year reunion on the weekend of August 6 and 7 in New Orleans. It’s going to be a great time! All graduates, teachers and friends of the class of ‘80 are invited so if you are part of this group, please make plans to come.

On Friday August 6th we will hold a special graduate party at the French Market Restaurant hosted by our very own Glynn “Tyree” Boyd who promises to make this a night to remember. The restaurant is located on 1001 Decatur St and the party is from 9 till. The cost is $20 at the door.

On Saturday August 7th, the main event will be held at Ernst Café (600 South Peters) from 8 till 12. Graduates from across the country are flying in including “These Boots are made for Walking” quartet and the “Freaky Deak Girls” who say they have been practicing so don’t miss out on the fun. The cost is $65.00 per person and includes open bar, appetizers and a Cajun dinner buffet.

Those interested in attending the reunion should send funds by June 30 to: HHS Class of 1980, 101 Christina Court, Luling, LA 70070 so that we can get a head count. Attire will be casual dress. For more information contact Julie Webre Stephany at hhs1980@bellsouth.net

We have booked a block of rooms at the Sheraton (500 Canal Street) in New Orleans under the event name is HHS 1980 Class Reunion. The room rate is $89.00/night, call 888-627-7033 for reservations.
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August 06, 2010 at 11:21 am
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Life Fellowship hosting annual vacation Bible school

BAYOU GAUCHE - Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche is hosting its annual vacation Bible school themed “High Seas Expedition” from August 2 to 6 for ages 5-12. There will be many activities including crafts, puppets, games, fun songs, Bible stories, snacks and a special character that greets the children each day: “Chadder Chipmunk”. The school is free. To sign up, register online at ilovelifefellowship.com/vbs or call (985)758-7526.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:17 am
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State Sen. Gary Smith says there's been talk about a gasoline tax hike for years, but it's gotten way more serious in the Legislative session that began Monday.