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Properly cooking your vegetables helps savor their natural nutrients

Weíve all heard the old adage - an apple a day keeps the doctor away - but thereís also a lot to be said for the nutrients found in vegetables, especially if theyíre cooked properly.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 1:21 pm
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Taste Test

Mais Oui wine shop owner Ava Somme says that finding a great bottle of wine for a reasonable price isnít as hard as it may seem.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 1:12 pm
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Leave our street alone!

To the editor:
District IV Councilman Paul Hogan has, for the last few months, embarked on a "crusade" to change our street name on Bayou Estates South. He cites its "similarity" to our neighboring street, Bayou Estates Drive. Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:44 pm
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Big problem ahead for next president

Our next President may have a major problem. It could perhaps be somewhat like the problem George W. Bush faced soon after he assumed the chief executive slot.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:42 pm
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First 100 days going well

The ink is barely dry on some newly appointed parish administrative employees' contracts and yet they seem to be leaving their posts. What's going on?Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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Unemployment compensation funds there for rainy days

With little more than a couple of weeks remaining in the Legislatureís regular session, a good bill has passed that should not go unheralded.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:34 pm
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Rolling classroom offers businesses free seminars

Business owners in St. Charles Parish will get the unique opportunity to hear free seminars on topics vital to their success on a custom-designed 18-wheeler trailer.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:30 pm
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Inside of school buses can reach 92 degrees in May

During the piping-hot month of May, temperatures in parish school buses can reach as high as 92 degrees, which leaves school board members searching for a way to lower the heat.
One of those options could include adding air conditioning to all 133 buses.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm
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ĎFusioní of talent, friendship sparks young entrepreneurs

A love of technology and a fascination with the mechanics of computers helped launch not only a career for two Hahnville High School friends, but the start of a brand new business in St. Charles Parish.
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June 11, 2008 at 11:36 am
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Teens help beautify parish

Blake Champagne, Paul Loupe and Brent Simmons plan to keep busy all summer long by working to help beautify St. Charles Parish. Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 11:33 am
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More Administrators resign

Two more parish administrators are following in the footsteps of former finance director Lorrie Toups by resigning from their positions with St. Charles Parish.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
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Priest shortage affects parish

Mass services continue right on schedule at four Catholic churches in St. Charles Parish, though a big change is coming soon because of a lack of priests in the area.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
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Shopping centers moving in

Itís taken close to a year of planning, but a new 7,500-square-foot strip mall is inching towards completion.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
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Parish finds 78 leaks in sewer

Smoke billowing up from yards and ditches this month in St. Charles Parish indicated that the contractor responsible for testing sewer lines found leaks in the sewer system.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
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American Legion hosts BBQ dinner

LULING - The American Legion Post #131 will hold a barbeque dinner to help support youth programs at the Legion home on Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tickets are $7 and must be purchased in advance. The dinner will include barbequed chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and bread.

Dinner tickets can be purchased from the following members: Robert Adam - 985-785-2224, Dutch Kappel - 504-431-9580, Herbert Poche - 504-431-9647, Stanley Petit - 985-785-6619, Charlie Oubre - 985-783-6632, Richard Keller - 985-783-2123 and Eddie Picou - 985-758-2606.
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June 08, 2008 at 3:14 pm
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Book sale scheduled from June 6 & 7

HAHNVILLE - The Friends of St. Charles Parish Library will hold their summer book sale at the Book Nook on Friday June 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Jun 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The store is located next to the Hahnville library on River Road.
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June 07, 2008 at 4:38 pm
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Craig's Barber Shop
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St. Charles hospital, CFO parting ways
St. Charles hospital, CFO parting ways
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A second top executive with St. Charles Parish Hospital has announced he will move on to another job.