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Bunny brunch at Destrehan Plantation

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation will hosts a Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the manor on River Road to help raise money for the organization, Save Our Cemeteries.

A day of fun is planned featuring a gourmet brunch, cocktails, live entertainment, an egg hunt, arts and crafts tent, face painting, egg races, a raffle and games with the Easter Bunny. Tickets are $15 for kids 12 and under, $20 for SOC members and $25 for non-members. To purchase tickets, call 504-525-3377.

“This is our first year as part of the Save Our Cemeteries event, but we are expecting a great turn out,” said plantation director Nancy Robert. “There’s a lot for the whole family to enjoy.

“And we’re looking forward to seeing a lot of our parish residents at the brunch.”Read More...
March 29, 2009 at 11:26 am
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$5 bag sale at parish thrift shop

LULING - The St. Charles Social Concerns will hold a $5 bag sale for all winter clothes on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The shop will be closed on March 30 and reopen on March 31 with a complete stock of summer clothes.
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March 28, 2009 at 11:25 am
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‘Gary T’ to sing at church dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold its monthly dance on Saturday, March 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands.

Music by “Gary T.” Bring your own liquor. Tickets are $15 per couple.

Call the church at 985-758-7542 with any questions.Read More...
March 28, 2009 at 11:25 am
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River Parishes offers free kidney risk assessment

LAPlACE - River Parishes Hospital in LaPlace will host a free kidney health seminar and kidney risk assessment Friday, March 27, 2009 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the River Parishes Hospital Medical Pavilion, 502 Rue de Santé, Suite 309 in LaPlace. Dr. Farida Baig, Nephrologist, will co-host and present at the free seminar.

“Our hospital is a center for wellness and our March 27th free kidney seminar offers the public a great opportunity to learn more about keeping themselves healthy,” Charlotte Dupré, CEO of River Parishes Hospital, said. “This free, short seminar presented by our hospital’s chief of staff, Dr. Farida Baig, coupled with our free kidney risk assessment as well with blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will provide attendees with the facts they need to know about their kidneys and kidney disease. We invite the public to attend.”Read More...
March 27, 2009 at 11:28 am
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Music showcase at DHS March 26

DESTREHAN - The Destrehan High School drumline will host the St. Charles Parish Music and Movement showcase on March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s gym.

The showcase will feature the DHS winter drumline, the Harry Hurst percussion ensemble, the DHS colorguard, the Hahnville High School colorguard, and Mark Lightiser and Mendel Lee.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and Free admission for middle school kids with parents.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 11:24 am
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

It was a warm Sunday morning, and the wife wanted to make a crab trip.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:35 am
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Lady Tigers continue district winning streak

By Joe Paul

As the 6-5A district leading Hahnville softball team huddled in shallow left field after a 7-0 shutout against Higgins Saturday, head coach Kenneth Vial stressed the importance of wanting to win each game.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:34 am
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Destrehan baseball reels off five straight

By Joe Paul

After dropping a tough 5-3 contest to Northshore in the Wildcat home opener last Tuesday, Destrehan was in search of a victory to end its losing streak.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:29 am
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On your mark, get set, GO!

Hahnville High School hosted the 2009 Don Raymond Track Relays on March 28, with Hahnville and Destrehan’s boys teams placing second and third overall.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:26 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Sunday Morning” by Christie Jeansonne got the most votes last week and is the March 19 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Christie.
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March 26, 2009 at 9:23 am
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You've got to read this!

22 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:21 am
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The Cook's Corner

The most popular way soft-shell crabs are prepared in Louisiana is fried, and for good reason, they’re good that way!Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Happy Birthday Chiquita!

When Linda Rhodes’ husband gave her a baby Cockatiel in 1986, she had no idea that he would rule as head of the household for 22 years - and counting.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Schools hold first annual Arts Festival

Students from both sides of the Mississippi River will have the opportunity to show parish residents musical, theatrical and traditional art displays at the school district’s first-ever Arts Festival on March 28.Read More...
March 26, 2009 at 9:12 am
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Dempster

Melien J. Dempster, Sr., passed away on Monday, March 23. Beloved husband of Elvie Gassen Dempster of Luling. Read More...
March 25, 2009 at 11:39 am
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Smith

Wilford Smith passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 at Ochsner Hospital, Jefferson. Son of the late Hazel Dyson and Willie Smith. Read More...
March 25, 2009 at 11:38 am
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