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Health care bill not done deal yet

If you thought you were going to get universal health care right away after Washington passed the Obama administration’s new bill, you are mistaken. What is planned won’t be fully available for five or ten years.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Rec department gearing up for Easter egg hunt

By Renee Simpson

The Recreation Department, Special Olympics and Caring Strategies will sponsor a fun-filled Easter Egg Hunt for the children of the parish starting at 9:30 a.m. April 3 at the West Bank Bridge Park. Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Plenty of parents logging in to check student grades

As of early March, every school in the parish that serves 3rd grade or higher is fully equipped with a Parent Portal.
The portal allows parents to access real-time data about their child’s grades and attendance.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Making a difference

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 9:09 am
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75 marijuana plants found in Hahnville home

A 42-year-old Hahnville man was arrested after 75 marijuana plants were discovered in his home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Soldier, wife relive WWII-era St. Charles

“I was only 11 when the war started,” recalls June Wisher, 79, a LaPlace resident who grew up in St. Charles Parish. “It’s ingrained in my memory. I was at my grandparents’ house…It was a Sunday afternoon and they were listing to the radio.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Finding the perfect wedding, bridesmaid dresses without breaking the bank

In a world where people spend hundreds of dollars on wedding dresses, it can be hard to find one in a lower price range. Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Satellite program gives students taste of success

The St. Charles Parish Schools' Satellite Center has many successful programs to boast about, but one of the most successful is the culinary class.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:24 pm
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St. Charles Parish Schools celebrate the arts

St. Charle Parish Public Schools held an art awareness day on March 20, inviting the entire community to come out for a day of performance and visual art.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:24 pm
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McCune, Carriere help Destrehan get revenge against Dutchtown, 8-4

The Destrehan Wildcats got a little revenge this week when they knocked off Dutchtown to open district play.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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Hahnville sneaks past East Ascension, 3-1, in district opener

Hahnville head coach Kade Rogers said that last week was like a roller coaster ride for his young Tigers, who started out the season 9-5 but had only won one game in their last four attempts.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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“Dasher” is one lucky dog

It was late December 2009 when St. Charles Parish Animal Control got the call that an 8-month-old Labrador puppy had been hit by a car on Hwy. 90 in Paradis.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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Once again, Wildcats on another tear in district, start 4-0

Destrehan had one of its most productive offensive outings of the season Tuesday in a 13-3 win over East Ascension at Destrehan.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Tigers drop heartbreaker to Wildcats, on three-game skid

After opening up district with a 3-1 win over East Ascension, the Hahnville Tigers have suffered three straight losses, falling to Destrehan 7-6, Dutchtown 7-4 and St. Amant 8-6.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Johnson-Knight engagement

Victoria Hope Knight of Luling and James Trey Johnson of West Monroe will marry on Sept. 4, 2010 at Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation at 6533 River Road in Waggaman.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Maxwell-Rae engagement

Glenn and Sandy Maxwell of Luling announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Jeremiah Maxwell, to Elissa Rae, daughter of Ray and Beth Yglesias of Greenwell Springs, La.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:52 am
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90 year-old woman left  in hot car gasping for air
90 year-old woman left in hot car gasping for air
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A Hahnville woman has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed after allegedly leaving her elderly mother locked inside her vehicle for nearly 40 minutes while she shopped at the Boutte Wal-Mart.