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Recycling family gets down, dirty for Mother Nature

Brett and Yvonne Matherne in Luling go above and beyond to recycle and reuse.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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School system will ask parish to take old Luling church off their hands

St. Charles Parish Public Schools will contact the parish to see if they have any interest in buying and preserving the former St. Anthony of Padua Church.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Community Ed classes offered

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parish Public Schools is offering a variety of different community education classes this spring, ranging from art and dance to finance and writing. Class locations will be available on both the east and west banks. For a full list of available classes, visit www.stcharles.k12.la.us.

Deadline to register is Feb. 22. Parishioners can register by mail, drop-off or walk-in. An early registration discount of 5% will be given to those who register prior to Feb. 12.
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February 22, 2010 at 11:51 am
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Benefit to help fight melanoma

KENNER - A benefit fish fry for Chris Guillot, 18, who is fighting melanoma, will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. -till. It will take place at Kenner Volunteer Fire Hall, 400 Veterans Blvd. Lunch plates of fried catfish, potato salad, french bread, desert and a drink will be $7 with all proceeds going towards Chris Guillot’s medical expenses.

For questions or donations, call Brooke Christy at 504-231-0017.
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February 19, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Friends of Library hold book sale

HAHNVILLE _ The Friends of the St. Charles Library will hold a “Book by the Foot” book sale on Friday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Book Nook, next to Hahnville Library. Books will be $1 per foot.Read More...
February 19, 2010 at 11:52 am
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Time to register for Challenger program

The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is now registering youngsters for its 2010 baseball, softball and Challenger baseball programs. Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:32 pm
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St. Charles Catholic safety gets accolades

Three-year letterman Grant Authement wrapped up a very special two years as the starting safety for St. Charles Catholic.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:31 pm
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Former HHS star named college player of the week

Arkansas Tech has named senior forward Irvin Humphrey as this week's sixth Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the 2009-10 school year.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:29 pm
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Rabbit hunt adds to memorable Mardi Gras

It was Sunday morning at 8 a.m. with temperatures in the high 30's. The ground was hard from a good frost and moist from a cold front two days earlier. Good conditions to leave a rabbit scent on the ground. Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:22 pm
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Hahnville girls take down DHS, but both make playoffs

The Hahnville Lady Tigers will face off against Mandeville tonight after a week that saw them beat rival Destrehan 39-36, but fall to Dutchtown in the district championship.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:20 pm
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Butternut squash soup with sage

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February 18, 2010 at 12:11 pm
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Living center residents enjoy Mardi Gras

On Feb. 9, Luling Living Center held its 7th annual Mardi Gras ball for residents.Read More...
February 18, 2010 at 12:09 pm
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Destrehan son flies in Southeast Asia

Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Fazande, the son of Gayle Quinlan, West Woodlawn, Destrehan, is deployed with the 965th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron as an air weapons officer at an air base in Southwest Asia.
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February 18, 2010 at 12:07 pm
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$2.5 million school system project complete this month

A $2.5 million school system project to build covered play areas for parish elementary schools will finally be complete this month.
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February 18, 2010 at 12:06 pm
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School Board achieves highest accreditation

The St. Charles Parish school district applied and achieved a recommendation for AdvancED accreditation, which is more difficult to achieve than regular state accreditation.
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February 18, 2010 at 12:05 pm
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8-week seminar on spirit, literature

NEW ORLEANS - Our Lady of Holy Cross College announces its first continuing education program for 2010, an eight-week workshop, “Spirituality & Literature,” starting Thursday, Feb. 18. Susan Blalock, Ph.D., emeritus professor, author, lecturer and scholar on the subjects of poetry, creative writing, language and literature, will facilitate group discussions of short works by several contemporary American authors.

Anyone interested in developing a deeper understanding of spirituality is invited to attend. Classes will be held at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, 4123 Woodland Ave., New Orleans, on consecutive Thursdays, Feb. 18 and 25; March 4, 11, 18 and 25; and April 8 and 15 at 6:30 – 8 p.m. The cost
is $250.

Upcoming classes to be offered by the Department of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning include: Church History: The Early Councils of the Church (March); Science & Religion (April) and Faith-Based Enterprises: The Basics for Practitioners (May).

For further information and registration, contact Jim Curry, 504/398-2116 or jcurry@olhcc.edRead More...
February 18, 2010 at 11:54 am
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St. Rose man who led police on chase gets 6 months in jail
St. Rose man who led police on chase gets 6 months in jail
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A St. Rose man who led police on a high-speed car chase and was accused of attempting to run an officer’s car off the road in February was sentenced to six months in St. Charles Parish prison.