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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.
New program brightens day of nursing home residents
Valentines poured in to the Ashton Manor assisted living and memory care facility in Luling last Saturday thanks to the implementation of a new online system.
Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona
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.
Arrest made in savage dog beating
A Killona man was arrested Thursday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a charge of cruelty to animals. Rashard C. Poche, 37, was released after posting $280. His bail is set at $2,500.

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Boutte pastor happens upon crash, prays with dying man - 5965 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 - 3823 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.
Boutte mother charged with child abuse after toddler suffers fractures - 3279 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Boutte woman with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile on Friday.
HHS sophomore named top prospect - 2781 views
Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin is turning heads of Division 1 baseball coaches here in Louisiana and across the South.

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

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DHS students receive national honor
DHS students receive national honor
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich....
2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
2015 Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal
At 90 years old, the Krewe of Lul’s grand marshal can be hard to catch up with....

Luling firefighters save man’s  life by lifting truck off chest
Luling firefighters save man’s life by lifting truck off chest
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Two of Luling’s newest firefighters weren’t even done with their basic training when they heard the cry for help.



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