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Library hosts book reading on Dec. 6

DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet will present A Nutcracker Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the East Regional LIbrary located at 100 River Oaks Dr. in Destrehan and at 11 a.m. at the West Regional Library located at 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

Join the company’s dancers at the library for a reading of this classic story.
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December 06, 2008 at 11:13 am
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Destrehan back in title game for second straight season

It may not have always been pretty, but Destrehan was able to fight through numerous turnovers, while taking advantage of some by their opponent, to head back to the state title game with a 21-14 win over Baton Rouge Central.Read More...
December 05, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Parish jump starts holiday season

LULING - The Rotary Club of St. Charles will host the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Families who attend are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy that will be donated to the St. Charles Toy and Gift Fund.
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre will attend. The Lakewood Elementary choir will perform at 6 p.m.; R.J. Vial Elementary choir will perform at 6:15 p.m. Santa arrives at 6:30 p.m. Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers will perform at 6:45 p.m. Beginning at 7:15 p.m., Ethel Schoeffner Elementary, Norco Elementary and New Sarpy Elementary choirs will perform. Read More...
December 04, 2008 at 3:24 pm
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Ducks Unlimited hosts banquet

NORCO - The River Parishes Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is reviving with its first banquet since 2005 on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Norco at 6 p.m.
The chapter includes both the East Bank of St. Charles and St. John Parishes.

Inquiries can be directed to Larry Tyson at 504-236-3838.
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December 04, 2008 at 11:10 am
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RSVP sponsors annual toy drive

LULING - The Retired Senior Volunteer Program’s annual Toy Drive is now accepting donations of new toys to be distributed to underprivileged children in St. Charles Parish. For more information, please contact Fay Caire at 985-785-1037 or fcairersvp@stcharlesgov.net.Read More...
December 04, 2008 at 11:07 am
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Redeeming the erotic

By Christopher West
Someone recently sent me a link to a blog offering a review of my latest book. The book, called Heaven's Song, provides a guided tour of the undelivered and long-hidden talks of John Paul II's Theology of the Body which consist primarily of reflections on the erotic poetry of the Song of Songs.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:35 pm
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Three elections are one too many

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards brought Louisiana some good things during his clouded tenure as the state’s chief executive. One of them was how to hold elections.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:33 pm
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Parish kicks off Christmas

By Renee Allemand Simpson
We're now squarely in the midst of the Christmas season, and parish government has quite a few exciting pieces of news to report. The seeds we're planting now will take parish projects far into the New Year and beyond. Also, Christmas and holiday-related events are happening all over the parish, so be sure to watch our holiday calendar on Channel 6 to stay up-to-date!
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December 03, 2008 at 3:32 pm
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Troxler successor is very important

St. Charles Parish will undoubtedly miss the work of Tab Troxler as emergency preparedness director when he leaves to accept a similar position for Dow Chemical Company. He has been a valuable leader in that very important spot.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:27 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Arnella M. Barre, 49, of 152 White Castle Dr. in Edgard was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with DWI and careless operation of a motor vehicle.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:26 pm
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New program aims to help Luling’s at risk kindergartners

At risk kindergarten students at Luling Elementary will take part in a new program this year that aims to make sure they move on to the first grade after the United Way of St. Charles gave $10,000 towards its implementation.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:22 pm
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Hospital spends $200,000 on two new ambulances

St. Charles Parish Hospital will be getting two brand new ambulances in January to replace two that had mechanical problems in a fleet of five. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:21 pm
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Black Friday has mixed results for area businesses

The beginning of the holiday shopping season got off to a slow start for several businesses in St. Charles Parish, while others found success the day after Thanksgiving.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:20 pm
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Back at home, Wildcats one win from state title game

Destrehan is one win away from returning to the Class 5A state championship, though they needed a big time comeback against Higgins to get into this Friday's semifinal game with Baton Rouge Central.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 1:43 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

With the Thanksgiving holidays behind us, we now turn our attention to the Christmas season. Most hunters have killed enough game for to last them a while.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 1:43 pm
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D.A. Gators remain undefeated champs

The undefeated Des Allemands Gators won their 24th game in a row in their second season to win the title of St. Charles Parish Champions in the 6-7-8-year-old division.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 1:42 pm
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LeBlanc commits to play at Nicholls State
LeBlanc commits to play at Nicholls State
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Hahnville junior shortstop Waylon LeBlanc has set his sights on Nicholls State, where he plans to continue his playing career on the baseball diamond after committing to the Colonels program recently.