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Reading program helps shy animals find forever homes
It isn’t always easy to be an animal and an introvert. For many potential pets at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, it can take a while for the right loving family to come along and provide a home.
Council awards $2.8M DA annex construction bid
The St. Charles Parish Council awarded the contract to build the District Attorney Annex to Boasso Construction of Meraux.
Teachers give up sick days for colleague who suffered stroke
Christi Fraychineaud's fellow teachers at St. Rose Elementary School are trying to find ways to help her in any way they can.
Sheriff’s Reports (July 21)
Arrests • Tyler Herring, 23, of 4520 Williams Blvd. in Kenner, was arrested July 9 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.

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Man charged with threatening police through social media - 18863 views
An Edgard man accused of making threatening comments to police officers through social media was arrested this week.
St. Charles Parish native accused of shooting deputy gets bond reduction - 13051 views
The trial of John Paul Devillier, charged with attempted first-degree murder of St. Charles Parish Cpl. Burt Hazeltine in April of last year, has been delayed and his bond reduced.
New Sarpy man faces up to 50 years jail time for dog fighting - 9377 views
A New Sarpy man has been charged with cruelty to animals, specifically using several dogs for fighting.
Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail - 8178 views
Former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne, who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a male student in 2014, has accused this same student of bragging about those relations on social media and attempting to blackmail her in return for preferential treatment and better grades.

Sheriff's Report
Arrests • Norquell Flowers, 19, of 192 Beck St. in Ama, was arrested July 6 and charged with distribution/possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, use of a firearm with a CDS, possession of a stolen firearm and failure to utilize proper turn signal.

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Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support
Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support
In light of recent police shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as a heated debate being waged nationally over cases of alleged police brutality, to be a law enforcement officer in these times is that much more stressful a duty.

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