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Heather R. Breaux BLOG

In honor of my grandfather’s 68th birthday, my family and I traveled to McNeil, Miss. for a fun-filled day complete with aunts, uncles, cousins and a steaming pot of my dad’s boiled crawfish.Read More...
April 24, 2008 at 9:57 am
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“Mudbugs” serve as unique mentors to their peers

New Sarpy's Mudbug Mentors recently received an honorary proclamation from the St. Charles Parish Council because of their outstanding leadership skills.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 12:43 pm
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St. Charles to Baton Rouge bike project stalls

The expansion of the East Bank bike path from the St. Charles Parish line in Destrehan to East Baton Rouge Parish has been put on hold because there was no money in the federal budget this year to start the study. Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 12:41 pm
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New Sarpy the beautiful

A lump of dirt and clay will will serve as the foundation for a gazebo and pavilion to be constructed for seniors, and is the first of many area beautification projects slated for New Sarpy.
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April 23, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Kyron Hill, 20, of 145 Johnson St. in St. Rose was arrested on April 16 and charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute fake controlled dangerous substances.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 10:53 am
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East Bank not a political hurdle for St. Pierre

Though V.J. St. Pierre is the first parish president from the East Bank, the war veteran doesn't believe that he faced any extra hurdles because he came from that side of the river.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 10:51 am
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Schools cut out the junk

Parents will begin staggering through local stores in the next couple months in search of those ever elusive school supplies. But when they begin that trek through the store, they need to make sure to avoid the junk food aisle.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Check snafu

A check registry showing exactly what the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department did with their money last year has been modified, with several names on the report lined through with a permanent black marker.
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April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Des Allemands man grows monster crawfish

A Des Allemands businessman has taken crawfish farming to a higher level, and this year it's paying off. He's growing giant crawfish the likes of which have never been grown locally.
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April 23, 2008 at 8:24 am
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Spillway wildlife may move into neighborhoods

Those living near the Bonnet Carré Spillway might see a stream of animals headed their way as spillway wildlife flee the newly flooded areas.Read More...
April 23, 2008 at 8:23 am
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Hospital hosts grand opening celebration

LULING - On Saturday, April 19 St. Charles Parish Hospital will host a Grand Opening Celebration and Dedication Ceremony for the David J. Vial, M.D. Patient Care Centré.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to tour the new facility, have fun with family oriented activities and celebrate an important medical expansion for our community.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. and includes a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony, tours, food and entertainment featuring St. Charles Parish Hospital's award winning jambalaya, and children's activities including a Teddy Bear Clinic where kids can bring their teddy bears in for a check-up, fire department safe houses and "Sparky" the Fire Dog.

The celebration will be held on Milling Avenue behind St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling. Parking will be available near the hospital with shuttle transportation.

For more information, call 985-785-3607.
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April 19, 2008 at 9:22 am
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Fundraiser on tap for travel softball team

HAHNVILLE - The 16U Louisiana Interrogators girls travel softball team will hold a fundraiser on April 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Hymel’s Restaurant located at 15805 River Rd. in Hahnville.

Plate lunches including fried catfish, white beans and rice, potato salad and bread will be on sale for $5. The meals are take-out only.

For tickets, call Gena Schmill at 504-599-0996. Tickets are also on sale at the restaurant.
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April 19, 2008 at 9:21 am
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Questions asked on potential fire department violations

Dear Editor:
The letter below has been sent to Sheriff Greg Champagne. I hope that you will publish it, as I believe many people have the same questions that I do and we all would like to know that when his investigation is complete, we will have the answers to the questions below made public.
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April 18, 2008 at 10:20 am
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Questions asked on potential fire department violations

Dear Editor:
The letter below has been sent to Sheriff Greg Champagne. I hope that you will publish it, as I believe many people have the same questions that I do and we all would like to know that when his investigation is complete, we will have the answers to the questions below made public.
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April 18, 2008 at 9:43 am
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Calling all moms! Club holds meeting

DESTREHAN - The MOMS Club of Kenner, Destrehan and LaPlace is holding an open house on Friday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kenner City Park located on the corner of Loyola Avenue and Vintage street in Kenner.

The club will have a bounce house, treasure hunt and refreshments. The Kenner Fire Department and Kenner Police Department will be there to perform car seat checks and fingerprinting.

For more information call Melanie Kennedy at 504-458-1226.

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April 18, 2008 at 9:20 am
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Destrehan software guru survives helicopter crash

Destrehan native Jack Cali didn’t think twice when he traded racing Corvettes around a Nevada speedway for a helicopter-style view of the western United States.Read More...
April 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm
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Body found in St. Rose identified as missing Kenner teen
Body found in St. Rose identified as missing Kenner teen
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The body discovered on St. Rose Avenue Sunday has been identified as Jorian White, a 16 year-old female of Kenner who was reported missing last week, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.