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Man indicted on 2 counts of aggravated rape
A 54-year-old Destrehan man was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape. The alleged victims are both under the age of 10–one is related to the man and the other was a family friend.
Walmart cell phone bandits likely not from St. Charles
It appears that three people sought in connection with the theft of 23 cell phones from Boutte’s Walmart last week are not from St. Charles Parish and have committed similar robberies in other areas of the state, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
Luling firefighter dies 2 months after being diagnosed with leukemia
Luling shift firefighter Joseph Riebow, 39, who’s fight against leukemia was documented in the Jan. 1 edition of the St. Charles Herald-Guide, died on Jan. 8.
St. Rose group continues push for 24/7 air monitoring throughout parish
Roughly a dozen members of the environmental action group St. Rose Community: One Voice called upon the St. Charles Parish Council to install 24/7 air quality monitors to protect against noxious emissions from area chemical companies.

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Norco school staff reunites missing Texas man with family - 5319 views
A missing 87-year-old Texas man, who unknowingly drove more than 300 miles to St. Charles Parish, was reunited with his family thanks to office personnel at Norco Elementary School.
Luling singer eagerly awaits national debut on ‘American Idol’ - 3255 views
St. Charles Parish residents might see a familiar face while tuning in to Thursday’s New Orleans round of popular singing competition “American Idol.”
Former DHS volleyball coach fought valiantly against cancer - 2511 views
Former Destrehan volleyball coach Denise Keller died Jan. 5 after battling breast cancer. According to family, the 49-year-old athlete did not go down without a fight.
30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices - 2455 views
Low oil prices could lead to the loss of 30,000 jobs throughout Louisiana, according to estimates from researchers at the Dallas Federal Reserve and the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The impact, however, likely won’t be felt as hard in St. Charles Parish as in other parts of the state.

Arrests (Jan. 22)
•Joseph L Porter, 41, of 4600 Macon Drive in Kenner, was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with theft over $500.

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Destrehan mother, 2 kids lose everything when fire guts home
Destrehan mother, 2 kids lose everything when fire guts home
A blaze last Thursday on River Oaks Drive in Destrehan has displaced a mother and her elementary-aged daughter and son. No one was injured, as the family was out at the time.

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