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9.11K Run-Walk-Bike


A 9.11K Run-Walk-Bike will be held on Sept. 11 to help feed the hungry and remember 9/11/01. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. Wear your red, white and blue and bring food or funds to donate to the food pantry. If you are in a service organization, please wear your uniform/t-shirt.Read More...
September 11, 2010 at 9:41 am
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Wildcats stun Thibodaux, Hahnville breezes by Reed

The Wildcats didn’t resemble the team that lost last week on a last second field goal to Helen Cox. Instead, a fired-up Destrehan squad used dominant defense and a power running game to gash No. 7 ranked Thibodaux 27-12.Read More...
September 10, 2010 at 10:40 pm
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Eating LA seafood, voting imperative to future

Now more than ever, EAT LOUISIANA SEAFOOD!
It is delicious, healthy and the best in the world. Test after test has shown conclusively that our seafood on the market is not tainted in any way by the oil spill or the dispersants used to break down the oil. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:52 pm
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Members of Congress are privileged

Did you know that members of Congress are exempt from many of the laws and drawbacks that apply to other citizens in this so-called democratic land of ours? For example, they can retire with the same pay after one term in office as if they served longer. How many hard-working folks can do likewise?Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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We should not 'turn the page'

President Barack Obama has “turned the page” on trying to restore the mid-east into a democratic society where muslims, christians and all else can live in peace. Is that the way the world is going where we are always at risk from foreign attacks?Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Leonardo I. Cerrato, 34, of 2608 Island Meadow in Marrero, was arrested on Aug. 30 and charged with possession of stolen auto over $500 and not obeying a traffic control signal.
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September 09, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Arc moving to Hwy. 90 to expand services

The Arc of St. Charles is relocating a majority of its services to Highway 90, which will allow them to expand upon their shredding business while also allowing more room for their thrift store.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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4,500-pound tanks lifted from pump station

Two fuel tanks at the East Bank hurricane protection levee in St. Rose were discovered stolen on Sept. 3, according to Public Works Assistant Director Bob Dublan. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Police: Teen tries to kill neighbor by setting house on fire

A former Destrehan High School student was arrested on Sept. 1 and charged with attempted first degree murder.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Tasty entrees at value pricing draw crowds at new hospital cafe

For years, the hospital cafeteria has served as a secret dining destination for parish workers and office staff on the West Bank. But after a new renovation, the Oyster’s Pearl won’t stay a secret for long.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:45 pm
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Anglers ticketed for catching 92 bass

Two Jefferson Parish men were cited after Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found them in possession of 92 black bass that were caught in Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:43 pm
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Kayak racer to cross Lake Pontchartrain to honor friend

What started out as a fundraiser to fight cancer is now a memorial to a late friend, father and husband.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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2,400 workers needed for $510 million Entergy project

Entergy will replace its two steam generators along with the reactor vessel pressure head at Waterford 3, which will mean the influx of 2,400 temporary workers into St. Charles Parish this spring.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:40 pm
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New trash proposal would save over $1 million

SDT Waste and Debris Services has offered the parish a waste-hauling proposal that the company says would result in savings of more than $1.3 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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Destrehan must contain Thibodaux ground game to win

Destrehan suffered a heartbreaking, 13-12 defeat to Helen Cox last week in a game where the Wildcats had several chances to clinch the victory.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 12:52 pm
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Tigers plan to knock out Sarah Reed before fourth quarter

The Hahnville Tigers escaped with a 31-27 victory on Friday night after the John Ehret Patriots made a late charge. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch
Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch
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Following intense public scrutiny over the Hwy. 90 Boat Launch deal, the St. Charles Parish Council’s special projects committee will meet Monday to discuss at least four options that could lead to the development of a boat launch.