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Highway 90 between Barton Ave., Paul Maillard will have alternating lane closures
Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 90 will have alternating lane closures between Barton Avenue and Paul Maillard Road, starting Sept. 14.
St. Charles Parish Courthouse visitors will have bags X-rayed
Starting Monday, visitors to the St. Charles Parish Courthouse will have to access a single entrance where they will be screened by a metal detector and have personal baggage X-rayed.
30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
Luling’s Rathborne Park remains closed until Saturday, Sept. 13 while St. Charles Parish removes 30 trees in the area that are considered a safety hazard.
90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors
After nearly 90 years in business, during which time only one family has owned and operated it, Madere’s Garage in Hahnville is closing.

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Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity - 5522 views
Destrehan resident Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend to death before severely injuring her mother, has been indicted by a grand jury on three charges in connection with the case.
100-foot-long mural nearly complete on River Road - 2773 views
After eight years in the making, an expansive mural depicting 300 years of settlement in St. Charles Parish is nearing completion in an unlikely spot.
Arrests (Sept. 4) - 2636 views
•Darrel J. Joseph Jr., 17, of 808 Paul Fredrick St. in Luling, was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with second-degree battery.
Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses - 1833 views
Only a week after Ochsner Health System officials made a blindsiding announcement that they would terminate 21 nurses after taking over management of St. Charles Parish Hospital, 12 of those employees have been invited to stay.

Arrests (Sept. 11)
•Israel Williams, 30, of 129 James Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested on Aug. 25 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of hydrocodone, possession of oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of suboxone, possession of a handgun in the presence of a controlled substance, three counts of no pit bull registration, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office attachment and as a fugitive from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Strange modular units stored at Pier 90 are part of $850 million plant
Strange modular units stored at Pier 90 are part of $850 million plant
Motorists traveling along Highway 90 last week noticed a strange site in the parking lot of Pier 90 where a number of very large metal modular units were being stored.

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