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Rec department seeks opinions for master plan

The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department, working with consultant Wallace Roberts and Todd, recently began preparing a master plan that will allow the parish to better provide for its long-term parks and recreation needs.
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March 18, 2010 at 1:27 pm
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Recipe: Chocolate shamrock bread pudding

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March 18, 2010 at 1:15 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Joshua R. Dupre, 23, of 122 Bridlewood Drive in Poplarville, MS, was arrested on March 4 and charged with possession of Hydrocodone, possession of Alprazolam, use of a firearm with a CDS and improper turn signal.
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March 18, 2010 at 12:23 pm
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Paper took negative approach when covering the ending of spring festival

To the editor:
The article on the front page of the March 11, 2010 St. Charles Herald-Guide contained information on our Spring Heritage Day Events and Civil War Encampment. Instead of representing this as what it is, a positive event, you chose the negative headline of “Destrehan Spring Fest Halted.” Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 12:22 pm
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The more things change . . .

When it comes to actions in state government, it doesn’t take history long to repeat itself. Years ago, fiscal reformers pushed through a constitutional amendment to create a Budget Stabilization Fund (BSF), which became popularly referred to as the "Rainy Day Fund."Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 12:20 pm
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Re-invention of democracy is needed

Dictatorships have their advantage. One guy up there can decide what’s best for the country and do it.Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 12:18 pm
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Bonds will help coastal restoration

At last we are beginning to get some action on the possibility of selling bonds to help finance Louisiana’s desperately needed coastal restoration. Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 12:18 pm
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Norco 8th-grade student named Archdiocesan student of the year

Kara Tucker, a Norco resident and student at Sacred Heart of Jesus School, was named the Archdiocesan 8th-grade student of the year.Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 8:52 am
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DHS, HHS build robots, battle it out in arena

Destrehan and Hahnville high schools sent teams to compete in the three-day Bayou Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in Westwego on March 4-6.Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Pets go green for St. Patrick's Day

The Annual St. Patty’s Pet Pawrade at the German Coast Farmer’s Market went off without a hitch on March 13.
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March 18, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Wildcats looking to claw way to another district championship

Last year was a successful one for the Destrehan Wildcats, who captured a share of the District 6-5A championship and advanced to the state quarterfinals before falling to district-mate Dutchtown 4-5 to end their season.Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 8:51 am
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For young Tigers to succeed, ‘everyone has to step up’

Last season was filled with ups and downs for the Hahnville Tigers.Read More...
March 18, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Second time the charm for Luling park

The second time was the charm for Rathborne Park, with St. Charles Parish securing $150,000 in funding - that combined with $150,000 from development fees - will cover most of the park’s amenities.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm
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Destrehan woman charged with killing her two children

Dawn M. Wines, 22, of 231 Ormond Meadows Drive in Destrehan, was arrested on March 12 on a warrant from Arkansas for two counts of capital murder.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:20 pm
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Fashion Golf relies on family, volunteers to weather harsh times

Despite rain and slow economic times, one golf course in St. Charles Parish is doing well because of volunteer and family support.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 1:19 pm
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Text messages to minor lead to sex arrest

A Des Allemands man was arrested last week and booked with having sex with a 15-year-old girl, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 12:00 pm
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Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
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Destrehan entered Thanksgiving week with plenty to be thankful for— and now they can add a berth in the state semifinals to that number.