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Local woman starts genealogy blog to help others discover past

Elizabeth Thomas has a passion for genealogy and wants to share her knowledge with everybody who has ties to St. Charles Parish.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:32 am
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Kindergarten registration begins soon

Kindergarten registration for St. Charles Parish Schools will be April 6-9. Children who register should be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2010. It is not necessary that the child be present at registration. Registration will take place from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Please register your child at the school in your attendance area:

West bank:
Allemands Elementary (985)758-7427
Luling Elementary (985)785-6086
A. A. Songy Kindergarten (985)785-0299

East Bank:
New Sarpy Elementary (985)764-1275
Norco K-3 (985)764-2787
St. Rose Elementary (504)464-9254

For more information, call the school or the School Board Office at (985)785-6289.
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April 06, 2010 at 9:34 am
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HHS 8th grade scheduling

HAHNVILLE - Hahnville High School 8th Grade scheduling meetings will be held on Tuesday, April 6th and Wednesday, April 7th.

On Tuesday, April 6th, the scheduling meeting will be held for J. B. Martin students with last names beginning with A-R and on Wednesday, April 7th for J. B. Martin students with last names beginning with S-Z and R. K. Smith students.

Both meetings will be at Hahnville High School in the auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m.

All 8th grade students who are planning to attend Hahnville High School and at least one parent or guardian are requested to attend the meeting. If you cannot attend the meeting scheduled for the school the student attends, you may attend the other meeting to hear the information being discussed.
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April 06, 2010 at 9:34 am
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Farmers’ Market Easter celebration

ST. CHARLES PARISH - An Easter Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 3, at the East Bank location of the German Coast Farmers’ Market, featuring a visit by the Easter Bunny, music by Blanch Newsome, pony rides by Pony Tales, advice from master gardeners, unique Easter gifts, Easter lunch fixin’s, and fresh fruits and vegetables, including delicious greenhouse tomatoes.
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April 03, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Dig for diamonds

KENNER - This Easter weekend, real diamond jewelry could cost you only a little bit of your time! At The Blood Center’s annual “Digging for Diamonds” blood drive, donors will be invited to “dig” for diamonds and other prizes donated by Esplanade merchants. All blood donors will also receive a Blood Center t-shirt, family blood coverage and a cholesterol check.

The annual “Digging for Diamonds” blood drive will take place at The Esplanade Mall, Thursday, April 1, Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3 from noon to 7 p.m., on the lower level near the elevators. Read More...
April 03, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Norco Knights of Columbus fish fry

NORCO - The Knights of Columbus Lenten fish fries are here again!

Red Church Council #3634 Knights of Columbus will be serving a “Louisiana” catfish dinner at the church hall at 375 Spruce Street in Norco each Friday during Lent - Feb. 19 through April 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

The dinner is $7 and includes catfish fillets, french fries, hush puppies, cole slaw and cake squares.

A fried “onion mum” with dipping sauce will be available for $5.

Your favorite beverages will also be available.
For special orders for take-out, call the Knights of Columbus at (985)764-1944. Read More...
April 02, 2010 at 9:40 am
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Soles for Christ walk

NEW ORLEANS - Soles for Christ, a nine-church walk will take place on Good Friday, April 2, beginning at the Center of Jesus the Lord, 1236 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, at 8 a.m., with live Stations of the Cross and music.

Registration required. Nominal fee includes t-shirt and song booklet. Churches visited are St. Mary, St. Louis Cathedral, St. Patrick, St. Theresa of Avila, St. John the Baptist, Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Guadalupe (St. Jude Shrine), St. Augustine, and Center of Jesus the Lord.
Contact Center of Jesus the Lord (504) 529-1636 for more information. Download registration form at www.centerofjesusthelord.org.
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April 02, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Tourney Champions

The Division 1 St. Charles Soccer U-14 Vipers recently won the championship game against Gonzales Tsunami in the Ozone Soccer Tournament held in Covington. Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:13 pm
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Crawfishing, crabbing and fishing trips strike out

This has been to most unforgivable spring in the past 30 years. Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:11 pm
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Lady Wildcats fall to Dutchtown 5-3 in first game on new field

In the first three innings, both Dutchtown and Destrehan played flawless in the Lady Wildcats first game on their new field.
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April 01, 2010 at 12:09 pm
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Lady Tigers blank DHS 12-0 behind Candies’ no-hitter

Lauren Candies pitched her best district game of the season for Hahnville, allowing no hits and striking out three in five innings to lead her team to a 12-0 victory.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:08 pm
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Lagniappe takes tourney title

After two days of baseball, the LA Lagniappe took home the championship as they defeated the Cobras 16-8 in the USSSA 10U championship game in the Opening Day Tournament held at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:07 pm
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Lady Wildcats open new field

On a beautiful spring afternoon, the Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team finally got to step onto their new field.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 12:06 pm
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Body ID’d as missing Montz man

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is awaiting results from an autopsy on a missing Montz man who was found dead in the water about two miles north of Ruddock on March 19.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 11:59 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Paula J. Fisher, 46, of 1924 Deborah St. in St. Bernard, was arrested on March 25 and charged with D.W.I. and reckless operation.
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April 01, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Willowdale extension would benefit West Bank

Barton Avenue is a skinny little road in Luling that connects U. S. 90 with River Road. But it attracts major traffic because it is a connection between the river front and the main thoroughfare on the west bank.Read More...
April 01, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Sheriff’s Office, parish help make parades roll
Sheriff’s Office, parish help make parades roll
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While Mardi Gras is a tradition like no other, the fact that the festivities date back for years doesn’t mean anything flies on autopilot — when talking about such large gatherings, much preparation is necessary behind the scenes to make everything run smoothly.