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Party for a cure

LULING - Join friends and family of the late Kyle Bergeron at the 2nd Annual Party with a Purpose on September 18 from 6:30-10 p.m. Admission to the party is $20 per person with all proceeds going to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society to help end blood cancer. The party will take place at the Luling VFW Hall, 140 Angus Drive. For tickets, contact Vicki Bergeron at sweetserenity1998@yahoo.com.Read More...
September 18, 2010 at 10:29 am
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MLK Jr. group holds scholarship banquet


BOUTTE - The 21st Annual “The Dreamer’s Dream” scholarship banquet will be held on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the John L. Dorsey Multi-purpose Center, 13635 Old Spanish Trail in Boutte. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish hosts the event. Guest speakers will be Felicia Rothchild, a human resources specialist, or Prince George of Maryland.
Tickets are $25 per person. For more information contact Margaret Marshall at (985)785-2097, Lillian August at (985)783-2483 or Celestine Williams at (985)785-8625.

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September 18, 2010 at 10:25 am
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Hahnville, Destrehan both fall

For the second straight year, Lutcher beat Hahnville in a shootout, winning 42-28 to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season.Read More...
September 17, 2010 at 11:46 pm
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Lane closures on Hwy. 90

One-lane closures will take place on Highway 90 in St. Charles Parish from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the next two weeks.Read More...
September 17, 2010 at 11:30 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Johnathan A. Augustine, 20, of 625 Turtle Creek Lane in St. Rose, was arrested on Sept. 6 and charged with possession with intent, manufacturing SCH I - Marijuana and possession with intent SCH II - Crack.
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September 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm
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Fourteen hours in November will determine nation’s mood

Elections are not really an art or a science.
They could be more accurately described as a mood expressed by those who show up to vote on a given day. In most states on Nov. 2, during a 14-hour period, voters who care enough to go to the polls in a mid-term election will express their mood and chart the national political course for the next two years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:54 pm
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To cut taxes or not is the question

The big question facing Congressional leaders before the end of the year is who can do the better job of improving the economy - - the government or private enterprise?Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:53 pm
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Are garbage services due for a change?

St. Charles Parish Council is considering bids to provide garbage services that could change who picks up our garbage and trash in the morning. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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50 race in 9.11K to remember fallen

Fifty residents took part in the first annual 9.11K Run-Walk-Bike, which was to remember those that tragically lost their lives nine years ago while also raising food and money for the needy. Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Texting during meeting distracts council, says Hogan

While the council voted against a Paul Hogan resolution that would have banned texting and surfing the Internet during meetings, Hogan said he is not done with the issue.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:34 pm
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Piece of Pentagon will honor Norco native killed on 9/11

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, taps were played over a memorial dedicated to St. Charles native Lt. Col. Robert J. Hymel at the exact time that the plane had crashed into the Pentagon in 2001, killing Hymel at age 55.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm
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Council could seek garbage proposals

St. Charles Parish Council members will consider requesting proposals for garbage collection after SDT Waste and Debris services made the parish an offer that would save residents around $1.4 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Hurst, J.B. Martin wings make room for 6th graders

The long-awaited wing expansions at Harry Hurst and J. B. Martin middle schools will begin construction this October.
The two new buildings will make room at the schools for their first 6th grade classes.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Mother, son battle school bullying nightmare for years

Editor’s note: Because the mother interviewed wished to remain anonymous to protect her child from further bullying, we will call her Jane Smith and we will call her son Trey Smith in this story.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Council: Give us a turn lane on Barton

The St. Charles Parish Council has asked the state Department of Transportation and Development to install a right turning lane, as well as left turning signals, on Barton Avenue to alleviate congestion.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:19 pm
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Mystery surrounds airplane in the bayou

An airplane that crashed in Bayou Des Allemands decades ago has drawn the interest of a local man who has been trying to solve the mystery for nearly a year but has made little headway.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:18 pm
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85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says
85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says
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The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.