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HHS cheerleaders headed to Disney World after second-place finish

Congratulations to the HHS cheerleaders who competed in the UCA Louisiana State Cheerleading Competition against schools from across the state. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:01 pm
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The need for speed

In only two short years, Luling resident Val Harmon has made a name for himself in the NHRA divisional circuit, racking up enough points to guarantee top five finishes each season.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 4:01 pm
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School board chooses card winner

Every year, the St. Charles Parish School Board chooses one lucky student’s Christmas card design to be sent to all of the faculty and staff of the school district. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:57 pm
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New Sarpy students share stories with parents, peers

Third and first grade students at New Sarpy Elementary ended their semester by sharing stories of their life with family and friends at school. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm
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Dear Santa

Every year, children all over St. Charles Parish write their hopes and wishes in letters to Santa. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:53 pm
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'Twas the nightmare before Christmas

From Tony Perkins’
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December 24, 2009 at 3:48 pm
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Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all

To many it’s Merry Christmas. To others it’s Happy Holidays.
But to all, it’s a wish for a season that spreads goodwill to mankind.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:45 pm
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Cap and trade would be terrible for businesses

The words from the anonymous White House official were quite threatening and no doubt meant to be: “If you (Congress and opponents) don’t pass this (cap and trade) legislation, then the EPA is going to have to regulate in this area. And it is not going to be able to regulate on a market-based way, so it’s going to have to regulate in a command-and-control way, which will probably generate even more uncertainty.” One of President Obama’s “soldiers” was sending the word that the business community and recalcitrant members of Congress had better get in line fast or face the dire prospects of a jingoistic Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wreaking dire economic consequences on the nation. In other words, they are making opponents an offer that they believe they can’t refuse.
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December 24, 2009 at 3:43 pm
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Golf courses are a plus for St. Charles

With three active country clubs and a population of only some 50,000 in the past, St. Charles has had its share of golf courses. Ormond, Willowdale and Fashion have given residents and visitors many hours of pleasure in our outdoor wonderland of natural beauty.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm
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Golf courses are a plus for St. Charles

With three active country clubs and a population of only some 50,000 in the past, St. Charles has had its share of golf courses. Ormond, Willowdale and Fashion have given residents and visitors many hours of pleasure in our outdoor wonderland of natural beauty.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm
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Second man arrested in break-in that led to death

St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputies have arrested a St. Rose man for taking part in an attempted burglary that led to another suspect being killed by the homeowner.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:39 pm
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Corps clearing land on Hwy. 90 for western levee

Many residents driving on Highway 90 near the Davis Pond Diversion think that the parish is already clearing land for a new boat launch. While Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and his administration are working on securing land for that project, the actual clearing is being done by the Army Corps of Engineers for the Western Tie-in.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:38 pm
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Bucket Brigade calls refineries unsafe, releases accident report

From 2005 to 2008, ten of the state’s largest refineries, two of which are in St. Charles Parish, reported over 2,000 accidents that resulted in the release of millions of pounds and gallons of pollutants near schools, waterways and neighborhoods, according to a report released by the Louisiana Bucket Brigade.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:36 pm
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Drinkers get free ride during holidays

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jake’s Towing are making sure residents have no excuse to drink and drive this holiday season. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm
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Battered woman's life saved

For several years, 22-year-old Cora Shaw was living in a continual nightmare.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:25 pm
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Luling swimmer sets national mark

Luke Haley, 12, should have been ecstatic after finishing with the second-fastest time in the country for 12-year-old boys in the 50-yard butterfly. Instead, his coach T.J. Natal said that Luke came out of the pool on Dec. 6 looking a little disappointed.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:20 pm
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After 32 years, Vince's Auto Parts owner says he's retiring, store is closing
After 32 years, Vince's Auto Parts owner says he's retiring, store is closing
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As Mervin Autin walked through the rooms that were Vince's Auto Parts for 32 years, he pointed to each area where once shelves stood and recounted precisely where each part was on them.