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Biodiesel plant in Norco proposed

Valero has taken initial steps towards the formation of a joint venture with Darling International to build a facility capable of producing 135 million gallons per year of renewable diesel on a site near Valero's refinery in Norco.
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September 21, 2009 at 9:10 am
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More computers, kid space on horizon as library nears completion

The size of the new East Bank Regional Library has been a lighting rod of controversy recently, but there is no debating the fact that the building will be a huge addition to the parish’s library system.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:09 am
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St. Rose couple claims they were scammed by contractor

A St. Rose couple who thought they were paying for renovations for their home instead found themselves out of $3,000 after the contractor they gave a down payment to last month disappeared.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Missing 92-year-old found in woods

A 92-year-old St. Rose man who went missing from his home on Sept. 15 has been located alive and well.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Car, bike show on tap Sept. 19

DESTREHAN - The Fifth African Baptist Church in St. Rose will hold a Christian Car and Bike Show on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan.
For more information, call Michael Jones at 507-928-4580 or email crcjones1@netscape.net.Read More...
September 19, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Give the gift of life, donate blood

ST. ROSE - American Legion River Road Post 366 will sponsor a blood drive Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the legion home in St. Rose.

Representatives of Ochsner Blood Bank will conduct the drive. Donors will receive a blood bank T-shirt, blood type, mini-physical, cholesterol test and blood assurance package. Donors must present a picture ID.
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September 19, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Hahnville comes up short in double-overtime, Destrehan falls to Karr

Hahnville and Destrehan both suffered defeats on Friday night, with the Wildcats falling 38-24 to Karr and the Tigers coming up short 42-34 in a double-overtime thriller with Lutcher.Read More...
September 18, 2009 at 9:44 am
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HHS sets junior, senior night times

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School held its open house on Tuesday, but will also hold a parent night for the different grade levels on the following dates:

- Junior night is Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

- Senior night is Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

During these nights, the counselors will be sharing information concerning the Satellite Center, testing, graduation and TOPS requirements, scholarships, college applications, study skills, financial aid, career clusters and many more topics.
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September 17, 2009 at 9:02 am
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Reason to BELIEVE

I have been covering the New Orleans Saints for the past 25 years and I have never written this before an NFL season started.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 10:05 am
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Thibodaux superstar could pose problems for Wildcats

The Destrehan Wildcats may have had to fight for their lives in their come-from-behind win against Helen Cox last weekend, but the offense looked light years ahead of where they were in the jamboree.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Hahnville must shut down option to beat Sarah Reed

The Hahnville Tigers couldn't have played any better against John Ehret last week, needing only 24 minutes to put the Patriots away 42-0.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 10:03 am
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Student Book Reviews

John Kennedy Toole’s novel, “A Confederacy of Dunces,” is a fictional story set in New Orleans.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:58 am
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Record-breaking enrollment at RPCC

SORRENTO-River Parishes Community College in Sorrento started fall semester classes on Monday with a record number of students enrolled, and the total continued to climb throughout the first week of school.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:56 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Sadie’s New Hat” by Jennifer Myers-Lind got the most votes last week and is the monthly winner for August in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Jennifer.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:54 am
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Spirit shirt mimics third grade design

DESTREHAN - New Sarpy Elementary third grader Jonathan Elias shows his new Spirit T-shirt design.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:45 am
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New Sarpy welcome for new bus drivers

DESTREHAN - New Sarpy Elementary School administrators enjoyed a back to school breakfast with their school bus drivers.
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September 14, 2009 at 9:45 am
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Bayer announces $66B takeover of Monsanto
Bayer announces $66B takeover of Monsanto
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With the two giants of industry standing alongside each other, Bayer CEO Werner Baumann and Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant jointly announced Bayer's $66 billion takeover of Monsanto today (Sept. 14).