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St. Gertrude holds community dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by Wayne Foret and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Prestenbach

Edison T. Prestenbach Jr., 78, a native of New Orleans and resident of Luling, died on Oct. 9, 2010.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Rickenbacker

Jack B. Rickenbacker Jr., 64, passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•David Williams, 17, of 259 Post St. in Killona, was arrested on Oct. 16 and charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

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October 29, 2010 at 9:25 am
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A time bomb for small business in the Health Care Act

Many small businesses were opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), because they weren’t convinced that it would protect patients or make health care more affordable. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:24 am
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East Bank clarifier 80 percent complete

By Renee Simpson
A project to construct a new 6-million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility in New Sarpy is about 80 percent complete, according to Waterworks Director Robert Brou.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Higher education needs some trimming

Gov. Bobby Jindal is right. The answer to financing college education in Louisiana is not higher taxes. It’s cutting down on many of the unnecessary expenses we have.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:22 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Hwy. 90 / River Road highway in our future?

The chances of the state building a new highway to connect Highway 90 to River Road in Luling appear good after Councilman Shelley Tastet and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre met with the Regional Planning Commission about the project.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Man booked with violent Boutte rape

A 27-year-old Luling man was arrested and charged with violently raping a 43-year-old Killona woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Police crack down on dump trucks

The construction of hurricane protection levees inside and outside of the parish has led to a dramatic increase of dump trucks traveling through the area. But while the trucks are a sign of progress, many of their drivers have violated the law, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Robbers steal money bags from woman at knifepoint in front of bank

A 50-year-old Destrehan woman was robbed at knifepoint while attempting to make a night deposit at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Man who fought off attackers arrested on sex charge

A Boutte man who fought off four home invaders last week has been arrested for having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Wildcats, Spartans both fighting for first district win

Destrehan wrapped up the most brutal stretch of their schedule without a win as they lost to four ranked teams, including Lutcher, Dutchtown, Hahnville and East St. John by combined score of 155-46.
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October 28, 2010 at 12:51 pm
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Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
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Destrehan's season came to an end Friday night as a furious rally came up just short of tying its Class 5A second round playoff game with Barbe, which held on for a 22-14 Class 5A playoff victory at DHS to advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals.