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Parish yearly report coming to mailbox near you

Earlier in the year, the parish compiled interesting facts and information about St. Charles in order to “sell” the area to representatives in Washington, D.C. Now, they are taking a similar approach when it comes to residents.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:55 am
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Officer shoots dog

A 78-year-old Luling woman said that she was forced into her home by a neighbor’s loose dog, which led to the 2-year-old pit-bull mixed breed getting shot in the face by a St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputy. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:54 am
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‘Lil’ Abner’ on stage this month

DESTREHAN - Don’t miss the River Region Drama Guild’s four performances of the group’s summer musical “Lil’ Abner” to be presented on June 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and on June 21 at 2 p.m. at the Destrehan High School auditorium located at 1 Wildcat Lane.

Reserved seats are $15. For more information, call Marcia at 985-7641969.Read More...
June 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm
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Hunter education summer classes

KILLONA - The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will give hunter education classes on the dates listed below at the sheriff’s firing range in Killona.

State law requires that all individuals born on or after Sept. 1, 1969 must obtain a license and must be a least 10 years old to be certified. Courses will cover firearm safety, survival, first aid and wildlife identification.
Full class dates are: June 19 and 20, July 10 and 11, and July 24 and 25. Field days are: Aug. 22 and Sept. 12.

The times for 2-day classes are Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two field days are available to people who’ve taken online courses with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The time for field days are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be held on Saturdays.

To pre-register, call 985-783-1173.Read More...
June 20, 2009 at 9:23 am
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Columbine survivor to address Nicholls

THIBODAUX - Craig Scott, a survivor of the Columbine High School massacre that left 15 dead and more than 20 wounded, will serve as keynote speaker at the Louisiana Girls’ Leadership Academy – a program conducted at Nicholls State University for girls entering the eighth through eleventh grades.

The public is invited to hear Scott’s address at the closing reception on Thursday, June 18, in the commons area of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. The reception will begin at 3:30 p.m. with light refreshments, followed by an address by Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert, university president. At 4:45 p.m., academy participants will present various service projects, followed by Scott’s address, slated for 5:45 p.m.

Admission to the closing reception is $15 per person. For tickets, call (985) 448-4770 by Tuesday, June 16.
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June 18, 2009 at 1:30 pm
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Desty Darling Kiddie Kamp

The Destrehan High School Desty Darlings dance team held their annual summer Kiddie Kamp June 1 through 5 in the school’s auditorium.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:45 pm
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All-Star 10U girls take first in West Side tournament

The St. Charles Parish All-Star 10U girls took first place in the “West Side All-Star Warm-up Tournament" in Brusly on June 13 and 14.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:43 pm
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Outdoor Report

A new geotube levee is being built along the eastern 6 1/2 miles of beachfront at Grand Isle by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It will replace the levee that was almost entirely destroyed by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm
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Willowdale defeats Metairie 486 to 468

On June 10, Willowdale Country Club defeated Metairie Country Club, 486 to 468 at the club in Luling. The results are as follows.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:39 pm
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Little League heats up in final tournaments

It’s that time of year, the time when Little League teams across the region face off in season-ending tournaments, hopeful to stay on top and represent St. Charles Parish. Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:37 pm
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Play it safe with food, prepare before a storm

Power outages often accompany summer storms, but there are steps you can take before a storm to give the food in your refrigerator or freezer a little more time.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:35 pm
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Welcome, baby!

Rylee Renee Larousse was born on April 17, 2009 at 9:43 a.m. to Jarrad and Kyna Larousse of Luling. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:34 pm
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Welcome, Baby!

Angelina Rome was born on Feb. 26, 2009 at West Jefferson Hospital.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:31 pm
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Songy - Meyer Engagement

Barry Sr. and Rosemary Songy of Houma annonce the engagement of their daughter Laura Adele Songy to Jay Ryan Meyer, son of Alvin Jr. and Christine Meyer of Des Allemands.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:28 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Original Party Animal” by Pallie Miller. got the most votes last week and is the June 11 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Pallie.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:25 pm
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Summer Book Review

“Jerk, California” by Jonathan Friesen is about high school senior Sam Carrier, who lives with his mother and his stepfather. Sam struggles with his stepfather, who criticizes him about his Tourette's Syndrome, and struggles to see his true identity, Jack Keegan.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:22 pm
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Pit bull rescued after owner does ‘home chop job’ on his ears
Pit bull rescued after owner does ‘home chop job’ on his ears
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In the case of Vincent the pit bull mix, life has been largely trying. But you wouldn’t know it after spending a few minutes with him.