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Tarpon Rodeo to be historic event this year

The first Grand Isle Non-Fishing Tarpon Rodeo will be held Saturday. You read it right.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:14 pm
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Our View: Only four to vie for School Board seats

Apparently, St. Charles Parish residents are satisfied to a great extent with their School Board members this year. Only two of the eight seats that are up for election every four years are being contested.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm
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LAICHE

Irvin Joseph (Tutone) Laiche, 89, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2010. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm
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MADERE

Larry G. Madere, 70, died on July 3, 2010. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:11 pm
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BREAUX

Herbert Joseph Breaux Jr., 71, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2010 in Bayou Gauche. Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:10 pm
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Sheriff's Reports July 22, 2010

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm
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New $1.3 million animal shelter in works

St. Charles Parish has moved ahead with plans to design a 7,800-square-foot animal shelter that is estimated to cost $1.3 million.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:08 pm
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Parish must remove Paradis levee

St. Charles Parish is used to securing money to build levees, but now they will have to spend nearly $1 million to tear one down.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:06 pm
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Teachers spend summer getting hands dirty

Twelve teachers and counselors went back to work this summer — but not at their regular jobs.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:05 pm
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Party with neighbors, fight crime

Residents across the parish have begun to plan their National Night Out Against Crime parties, which take place on Tuesday, Aug. 3, and attempt to bring neighbors together to heighten crime and drug-prevention awareness.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:03 pm
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St. Rose gets facelift

Nearly 100 volunteers from New Orleans, St. Charles Parish and Missouri spent a week out in the heat to help beautify St. Rose’s historic Elkinsville neighborhood.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 2:01 pm
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12 arrested in connection with prescription drug ring

Twelve arrests have been made in connection with a St. Charles Parish-based organization that was executing a prescription fraud scheme across the New Orleans metro area, according to authorities.Read More...
July 22, 2010 at 1:58 pm
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Get your spike on at DHS volleyball camp

The Destrehan volleyball camp will be held July 19 - 23 in the Destrehan High School gym. The camp is open to any child grades Pre K - 8th. The cost of the camp is $75 per camper. For a registration form, go to www.stcharles.k12.la.us/destrehan and click on the Destrehan volleyball camp link.Read More...
July 19, 2010 at 10:23 am
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Summer music fest begins July 19

The HHS Choir and St. Charles Parish music teachers will host the St. Charles Parish Summer Music Festival at HHS from July 19 to July 23.

The camp is open to students who will be in grades 3 through 9 in the fall of 2010. The cost is $85 for the week. Students can pick up applications from any St. Charles Parish choir teacher or download them from http://www.stcharles.k12.la.us/webpages/cmatherne2/. Read More...
July 19, 2010 at 10:22 am
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Catholic Charities to host Girl-Power camp

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Catholic Charities will host its 4th Annual Girl Power Camp from July 19 to 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Drive for girls ages 8-13.

Licensed social workers will lead the camp in all kinds of indoor/outdoor games, arts and crafts, and activities that build on self-esteem, healthy relationships, goal setting and teamwork skills. Catholic Charities Girl Power Camp is partly sponsored by the St. Charles Women’s Club. The cost of camp is $50, which includes lunch every day, craft supplies and a t-shirt.

Please contact Susan Fendlason at (985)785-2113 ext.22 or e-mail sfendlason@archdiocese-no.org for more information or for a registration form.
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July 19, 2010 at 9:56 am
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Compete in Spillway Classic Trail Run

NORCO - The 23rd Annual Spillway Classic Trail Run will take place on Sunday, July 18 starting at 8 a.m. at the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco. The 3-mile run will feature awards to the top 500 finishers and T-shirts. The field will be limited to the first 2000 entrants.

Entry fees are $25 if pre-registered by July 10, $20 for pre-registered New Orleans Track Club members by July 10, and $30 for all entrants after July 10 or on race day. Pre-register for the run can be done by mail or fax. Visit www.runnotc.org for more information or call (504)467-8262. Race day volunteers are still needed, please call (504)468-1488.
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July 18, 2010 at 9:55 am
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1,400-acre development community in  Destrehan announced
1,400-acre development community in Destrehan announced
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Fueled by the right recipe of good business climate, interest rates and consumer confidence, a 1,400-acre community development by a Washington, D.C., attorney will soon begin construction in St. Charles Parish.