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Arts, cooking and children’s classes top Community Ed’s spring schedule
Registration is open until Feb. 28 for more than 150 classes with St. Charles Parish Public Schools Community Education.
548 Norco Manufacturing Complex workers join nationwide USW strike
Local union workers at Shell and Motiva refineries in Norco went on strike after negotiations with the petrochemical giant broke down last Saturday, joining the first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years.
New director works to get Housing Authority off HUD’s trouble list
Since coming in as executive director of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority after it was placed on HUD’s troubled agency list, Benjamin Bell has been a busy man.
Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
Rather than rely on “hopes and prayers” to find funding for the West Bank hurricane protection levee, the St. Charles Parish administration is proposing a 4-mill property tax that would allow residents to pay for the project.

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Boutte pastor happens upon crash, prays with dying man - 6090 views
Pastor Don Logan, of Boutte, was coming back from a meeting in Alexandria when the truck in front of him came to a screeching halt while traveling eastbound on Highway 90 in Des Allemands. Logan would later discover that he was only the second person on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident.
Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona - 4365 views
Emily Charles, 21, had begun to drive herself and five longtime friends from a Luling hotel to Southern California on Feb. 18 when she rear-ended a vehicle and lost control of her SUV at the intersection of Louisiana highways 3127 and 3142 near Dow Chemical Co. in Killona. Charles hit the brakes, but could not avoid clipping the back of the car. “After that, I don’t even know what happened. We must have flipped,” Charles said.
HHS sophomore named top prospect - 4000 views
Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin is turning heads of Division 1 baseball coaches here in Louisiana and across the South.
Boutte mother charged with child abuse after toddler suffers fractures - 3693 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Boutte woman with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile on Friday.

Arrests (Feb. 26)
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

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Speaking for the children
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for...
Humane Society  Pet of the Week: Marlin
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Marlin
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marlin, a three-month-old orange male...

Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title
Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title
When Hahnville wrestler Kendrick Jones won the LHSAA Division I state championship last year, one of the first things he said to Hahnville wrestling coach Dan Erwin was “alright coach, what’s next?”

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