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Simple holiday tips could help people avoid the ER

Some holiday traditions, such as carving the turkey or stringing up Christmas lights, can land people in the emergency room if they are not done carefully.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:27 am
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Reasons to be thankful

St. Charles Social Concerns sponsored an ecumenical community-wide Thanksgiving Worship Service at the First Union Presbyterian Church in Luling on Saturday at 2 p.m. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:11 am
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Holiday-themed items auctioned off by Women’s Club for charity, scholarships

The St. Charles Parish Women’s Club held its annual auction on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Drive in Luling.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:06 am
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St. Charles Parish school clubs, teachers receive thousands in grant money

St. Charles Parish schools received a multitude of grant money this year.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:03 am
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Norco Christmas Parade set for Dec. 6

The Christmas season will begin in the River Parishes on Sunday, Dec. 6 as the Norco Christmas Parade rolls for the eighth straight year.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Successful food drive by Valero

Valero employees “gave back” to the community by delivering 3,720 lbs. of food they collected during a recent food drive to Second Harvest Food Bank. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Allemands Elementary play area re-opened, still incomplete

Students at Allemands Elementary School will finally be able to enjoy their play area again after months of construction on a cover for it.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:58 am
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Barbe coach impressed with Hahnville signal caller

Lou Valdin and the Hahnville Tigers took a huge step toward reaching their goal of playing in the 5A football state championship title game when they defeated Barbe High School (37-28).Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 10:39 am
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The circus came to town

The 63rd Annual Jerusalem Shrine Circus took place Nov. 27-29. Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Troy A. Washington, 17, of 221 Clement St. in New Sarpy, was arrested on Nov. 9 and charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 11:04 am
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Victory over lust begins with self control

Christopher West

My recent columns on “sexual redemption” continue to spark interest. A conscientious Catholic wrote to me after my last column asking for some practical suggestions for living the redemption of his sexuality. What follows is adapted from a recent interview on the same subject.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Politics is an entertainment medium, too

Our political system was supposed to give people the ability to run their country by electing their officials. But it does more than that.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Problems with health care legislation

The House of Representatives in Congress recently passed a mammoth health insurance bill by the narrow margin of 220-215. Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:58 am
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Our wonderland to be more available

Our outdoor wonderland in St. Charles Parish is destined to become more available to the public in the near future. Two projects will make it so.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:57 am
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Grant allows improved water flow, fire rating in Paradis

PARADIS - A Louisiana Community Development Block Grant will fund the installation of a 12-inch water main along LA 631 (Old Spanish Trail), providing improved water flows and better fire ratings in the area.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Rising river delays work on bike path

The 6.2-mile bicycle/pedestrian path under construction between Hahnville and Luling was supposed to be completed by early December, but has been delayed due to unusually high water levels in the Mississippi River.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
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Recalling how 2-year-old Kevin J. "Bubba" Cortez III loved being by the bayou and on the boat with his papa, his parents wept as they emphasized how much they didn't want others to lose a child the way they did.