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After 5 years, West Bank bike path moves one step closer to reality

After the Army Corps of Engineers confirmed that there are no immediate plans to raise St. Charles’ West Bank levee, it seemed like the parish could move ahead with the construction of a paved bicycle and pedestrian path from Hahnville to Luling.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:13 pm
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Hahnville cypress furniture store goes on display at spring fest

For nine years, Terry and Diane Carter of Hahnville have supplied area residents with quality, custom-made Louisiana cypress furniture. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:13 pm
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Lake Salvador rocks to reverse land loss on northern shoreline

It may have taken 17 years, but 3.5 miles of the worse shoreline in St. Charles Parish is now behind rock breakwater with the completion of the Lake Salvador Shore Protection project.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:13 pm
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Sunset Drainage president says lack of Des Allemands floodwall a ‘major issue’

The president of the Sunset Drainage District said that even though the area experienced 75 inches of rain in 2008, mostly due to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, there was very little flooding or damage thanks to the elevation and reinforcement of the levee system.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:12 pm
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HHS seniors present senior projects

BOUTTE - Hahnville High seniors presented their senior projects in the commons area during “Senior Project Showcase.”Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:12 pm
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Abandoned house fire turns into mystery for firefighters

A fire that immersed an abandoned home on the Mississippi River batture at Paul Maillard Road, which sent smoke billowing throughout the West Bank of the parish, is turning into quite a mystery.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:12 pm
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New Orleans Saints’ mascot makes a stop in St. Charles

DESTREHAN - The New Orleans Saints mascot, Gumbo, paid a surprise visit to Harry Hurst Middle School recently and spent some time with students.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:10 pm
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Stem cell decision exposes religious divides

By ERIC GORSKI -
AP Religion Writer

The embryonic stem cell research debate is steeped with religious arguments, with some faith traditions convinced the research amounts to killing innocent life, others citing the moral imperative to alleviate suffering, and plenty of religious believers caught somewhere in between.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:10 pm
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475 jars of peanut butter, $916 collected at parish parades

Many needy people benefited from the generosity of residents in St. Charles Parish. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:10 pm
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MPE scientists study the states of matter

LULING - Juan Ibieta and Philip Ling, Shell engineers and members of the “Science is Fun Team,” volunteered their time to teach third grade Mimosa Park Elementary students about states of matter.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:08 pm
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Kids get up-close look at lung damage

DESTREHAN - As part of a unit on body systems, students in Barry Guillot’s class at Harry Hurst Middle were able to get a close look at what smoke does to your lungs.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:06 pm
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St. Rose students learn about fire fighting

ST. ROSE - Troy Schwankhart, pre-k student at St. Rose Elementary School, learns about the helmet that St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department firefighter uses when responding to emergencies.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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R.K Smith inducts Beta Club members

LULING - R.K. Smith Middle School recently held Jr. Beta Induction.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:04 pm
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Welcome BABY!

Xavier Theodore Johnson was born on Jan. 27, 2009 to proud parents Lacie Carmouche and Avery Johnson of New Sarpy. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:02 pm
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‘The Wall that Heals’

On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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St. Charles Art Guild NEWS

The St. Charles Art Guild will hold their third workshop on May 18 through 21, instructed by Mae Niolet.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:58 pm
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Mimosa Park celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Mimosa Park celebrates Red Ribbon Week
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Mimosa Park Elementary School recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week.