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Employees’ move into jail may come cheap

Converting the old parish jail into office space for St. Charles Parish workers won’t be as difficult or as costly as some might think.
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June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year

Charlie Oubre III, who has served as a dedicated, hardworking public servant for 25 years, has been named employee of the year for St. Charles Parish.
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June 04, 2008 at 8:43 am
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Annual gospel fest on May 31

BOUTTE - Rev. Robert Pardo and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Boutte invite everyone including congregations and choir groups to participate in Mt. Zion’s annual gospel festival.
The festival will be held on May 31 and June 1 at 107 Magnolia Ridge in Boutte from noon to 7 p.m.

To scheldule your choir or group, call Ronald Diggs at 985-785-8605 or 504-756-2868.

Booths are also available to rent at $60 for one day or $100 for two days. For more information, call Wayannita Austin at 504-338-7296.

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May 31, 2008 at 4:40 pm
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Boutte school hosts free meals

BOUTTE - The Boutte Christian Academy is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participating requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color national origin, sex, age or disability.

Meals are provided at the following sites and times:
•Boutte Christian Academy - located at 13271 Highway 90. Meals served May 26 through August 8 Monday through Friday. Breakfast served from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and lunch from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.Read More...
May 31, 2008 at 3:13 pm
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Double Deuce to perform at dance

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold their monthly dance on Saturday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.

Music will be performed by Double Deuce. Tickets are $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, call 985-758-7542.Read More...
May 31, 2008 at 3:12 pm
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St. Charles Parish Library May computer classes

St. Charles Parish Library is offering free beginner level computer classes at three library locations.

All classes are single two-hour classes, not continuing courses.

It is necessary to register for each class you wish to attend, but you may register for all available classes at the same time.

Call any St. Charles Parish Library or visit their website www.stcharles.lib.la.us to register. Classes can be repeated. Classes are:

•Basic Computer Skills - May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location, May 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Luling location.

•Internet Basics - May 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location and May 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at Luling location.

•Basic Microsoft Word - May 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location and May 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location.

•Basic E-Mail - May 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan location and Jun2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Rose location.

Library locations are: East Regional Library, 100 River Oaks Dr. in Destrehan, 985-764-2366; St. Rose Library, 90 East Club Dr., 504-465-0646; West Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Dr., Luling,
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May 30, 2008 at 4:25 pm
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United Way holds blood drive May 29

United Way of St. Charles will host a blood drive with The Blood Center on Thursday, May 29 from noon to 4 p.m.
The blood drive will be held at the United Way of St. Charles at 13207 River Rd. in Luling. It costs nothing to give blood and you will get a free t-shirt. Just bring an ID with you.
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May 29, 2008 at 4:37 pm
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Laque article said misleading

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was written in response to an article in the Herald-Guide May 14 regarding the pending litigation brought by three former employees of the Department of Community Services whose positions were eliminated following a study by an independent consultant and recommendations by three Parish officials to the then Parish President Albert Laque.)Read More...
May 29, 2008 at 1:05 pm
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Avoiding waiting lines at DMV as easy as ABC Title

A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a tag or title usually means taking a day off of work to spend time waiting in line with other frustrated people.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:22 pm
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ERNEST

Frank H. “Pancho” Ernest, Jr. died on May 18 at 4:30 p.m. Native of McFadden Ranch Texas and resident of Luling.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:21 pm
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CHAMPAGNE

Elma Ruiz Champagne, daughter of the late Emmanuel and Emma Ruiz, died on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the age of 96.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:20 pm
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ANDRY

Leah Goutierrez Andry died on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at her residence in Montz. Age 42, she was born in Erath, but has lived in Norco all her life.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:19 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Kanisha Paul, 18, of 238 Magnolia Ridge Rd. in Boutte was arrested on May 20 and charged with three counts of theft of goods by under ringing.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:10 pm
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The $1.25 billion question

When Governor Jindal was campaigning last fall, he was openly critical of former Governor Blanco's use of non-recurring revenue to perpetuate $800 million of spending in the current (FY 07/08) budget. Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:09 pm
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What to do with big Charity?

New Orleans area has been very successful in making use of old buildings. In fact, it’s against the law to bulldoze or tamper too much with a building that is historic in any way.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:07 pm
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Council not expected to agree on everything

It's been officially 100 days since the new council members and parish president took office in St. Charles Parish. Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:06 pm
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