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Parish purchases land across from courthouse for EOC, DMV

A “governmental campus” that will include a new Emergency Operations Center, climate-controlled records storage building and DMV will be built across from the courthouse after the Parish Council agreed to purchase 2.3 acres of land.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:27 pm
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Police: Man used dogs, knife to threaten children

A 43-year-old Luling man was arrested after authorities say he threatened four children with a knife and sent his dogs after them while impersonating a police officer.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:26 pm
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Funding will help pave bike path to Jefferson Parish

The St. Charles Parish Council has approved more than $1 million in grants that will fund the construction of four miles of paved paths on top of the Mississippi River levees.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 1:25 pm
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Family races for cure to help 4-year-old

Last year, Matthew James was just a normal kid in Portland, Oregon.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Shining Stars: St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders

The St. Charles Borromeo School cheerleaders of Destrehan won first place in the junior high level two division of the Spirit Blast Cheer and Dance Championship competition recently held at the Pontchartrain Center. Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Shining Stars: St. Charles Pride U-13 Soccer Team

The St. Charles Pride U-13 soccer team recently won the Tobasco Shootout in New Iberia.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Shining Stars: Jr. Saintsations

Kamira Scott and Ayrian Lebeauf were both on the field to cheer on the Saints in the NFC Championship game.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Shining Stars: 2010 Who Dat Nation Taekwondo Championships

Several local kids recently competed in the 2010 Who Dat Nation Taekwondo Championships. Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Tigers take big step back with 8-4 loss to East Ascension

Just when it seemed like Hahnville had gotten back on track by snapping a three-game skid with a big win over East St. John, the Tigers regressed with an 8-4 loss to East Ascension.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Wildcats tighten grip on district’s top spot with 9-2 win

Destrehan maintained its hold of first place in District 6-5A with a convincing 9-2 win over Dutchtown Tuesday at Destrehan.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:42 am
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VIP: Military

Air Force Airman Damion J. Winn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:39 am
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Recipe: carrot cake muffins

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April 08, 2010 at 8:39 am
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Dictionaries spelled out for local third graders

The Republican Women of St. Charles teamed up with the National Dictionary Project to make sure that every 3rd-grade student in the parish received a free dictionary.Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:37 am
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Teacher honored by American Legion

Harry Hurst teacher, Mrs. Tammy Windmann, was selected as the American Legion Teacher of the Year by the American Legion Post 366 in Destrehan. Read More...
April 08, 2010 at 8:35 am
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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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The Basketry donating bracelets to battered women
The Basketry donating bracelets to battered women
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With the goal of donating more than 200 Pandora bracelets to battered women in St. Charles Parish, Kristi Brocato, owner of The Basketry, said her effort is all about “Sisters Helping Sisters”