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St. Charles Parish marks $100M in grants for upgrades
At $100 million awarded for 170 projects since 2008, the parish’s Grants Office is often praised for generating new dollars in one of St. Charles Parish government’s top three sources of funding - grants.
Bayou Gauche duo find success on bodybuilding circuit
Some time ago, Bayou Gauche’s Jake Naquin and Drew Favre earned the playful nickname “The BG Buff Bodies” from friends of theirs, referencing the two’s penchant for hitting the gym.
Single parents hold flea market for holiday help
Tommacenia Sumlin is still glowing over how she earned some holiday money at a flea market that helped her afford Christmas gifts for her children and even get ahead on some bills.
St. Charles Parish schools make the grade in math testing
St. Charles Parish public schools far outperformed Louisiana averages on the recent Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) mathematics test.

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N.O. man found shot to death in Hahnville - 4951 views
A New Orleans man has been reported dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head at 6:46 p.m. (Nov. 19) in Hahnville.
Des Allemands mother welcomes indictment in daughter’s brutal murder - 4557 views
It has been a hard wait for Jolene Dufrene, but she welcomed the news that the New Orleans man accused of brutally murdering her daughter in June has been indicted on multiple charges.
4 die from heroin OD in St. Charles Parish - 3526 views
St. Charles Parish’s heroin overdoses could reach four with confirmation of the recent “double death” with two known users this year.
Destrehan Plantation ends longtime fest - 2383 views
Last weekend’s Destrehan Plantation festival marked the end of a 44-year tradition that funded the historic house’s restoration, but the site’s growth and expansion signaled the time for a big change.

Sheriff’s Reports (Nov. 26)
Arrests • Wilbert Young, 53, of 310 Kinler Dr., was arrested Nov. 17 and charged with DWI, reckless operation, open container and possession of marijuana.

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Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...
Humane Society Pet of the Week
Humane Society Pet of the Week
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Jake the dog.

Dog tossed from I-310  finds home in New Jersey
Dog tossed from I-310 finds home in New Jersey
The pit bull thrown from I-310 into the swamp beneath in early October has found a new home, and her story a happy ending.

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Water boy , Photo submitted by Sherry Daigrepont
Bald Eagle Landing, Photo submitted by Craig Melancon
Joy To The World!, Photo submitted by Bridgette  Domengeaux

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