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Norco explosion, fire caused by faulty pipe
A pipe malfunction is reportedly behind a powerful explosion that was felt throughout the parish and caused a fire at the Diamond Green Diesel Refinery in Norco in early August.
New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
New laws targeting motorists have taken effect, including a ban on using cell phones in school zones and cigarettes and cigarette butts being labeled as litter.
New site connects job seekers with thousands of open positions
A new online job connection program that seeks to match the skill set of job seekers with the needs of potential employers is expected to be a great help to St. Charles Parish residents and local industry alike.
Housing director resigns after audit cites mismanagement
The director of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority has stepped down on the heels of federal and state audits that slammed the agency for mismanagement and requested repayment of more than $600,000.

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Sheriff’s Office still searching for body of Hahnville grad who jumped off bridge - 16233 views
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still looking for the body of a man who jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning.
Body of HHS grad found in Jefferson Parish - 11348 views
The body of a man who is believed to have jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling early Sunday morning has been found in Jefferson Parish.
Arrest made in connection with brutal rape of teen in Montz - 8722 views
A 20-year-old LaPlace man has been arrested in connection with the brutal rape of a teen that took place in Montz.

Sheriff’s Reports (August 21)
Arrests •Elizabeth M. Thompson, 36, of 170 Boutte Estates Drive in Boutte, was arrested on Aug. 11 and charged with aggravated battery.

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Country crooner proves it is never too late to follow dreams
Country crooner proves it is never too late to follow dreams
Last year Des Allemands resident Donald J. Horn mounted the stage at Luling Living Center for his first performance as a country musician.

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