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Iraq vet follows in family footsteps into military service

Nick Friloux served in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved it.
“Just being in the military was great,” Friloux said. “But it was stay with the love of my life (his wife) or the Corps. I had to choose.”Read More...
20 hours ago
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Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch

Following intense public scrutiny over the Hwy. 90 Boat Launch deal, the St. Charles Parish Council’s special projects committee will meet Monday to discuss at least four options that could lead to the development of a boat launch.Read More...
21 hours ago
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This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw

Anticipating a crowd of nearly 25,000 people, this weekend’s Alligator Festival will feature South Louisiana delicacies, crafts and a rocking entertainment lineup featuring Louisiana’s sweetheart Amanda Shaw.
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September 21 at 9:26 am
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Luling music fest will include big name acts

It all started with a few ideas bandied about, all of them with good intentions. Now, it's on the verge of becoming a reality. Read More...
September 20 at 7:33 am
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Hundreds answer birthday wish of woman battling cancer

To meet LaKeisha Lay of Boutte, one would never know the adversity she battles each and every day.Read More...
September 20 at 6:28 am
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Work beginning on third phase of Norco facelift

Norco's downtown revitalization isn't a historic movement, but it's certainly a move toward reviving the appearance of a town that owes its founding to the New Orleans Refining Co.'s 1916 purchase of a sugar cane field for its oil terminal.Read More...
September 20 at 5:40 am
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Montz residents dispute offer

Gulf South Pipeline's promise to donate $2 million to improve Montz drainage in return for putting Entergy's gas compressor station in the area got an angry response from residents.Read More...
September 20 at 5:36 am
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Perfect score: HHS student makes 36 on ACT

To achieve perfection in anything is a rare feat. And sometimes, doing so can carry a person far. Read More...
September 20 at 4:30 am
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Luling man caught in manhunt pleads guilty to battery

Jerry Celestine, the subject of a March 14 police manhunt charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her at gunpoint in Paradis, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and will serve 1-1/2 years in prison. Read More...
September 20 at 4:00 am
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Entergy helps seniors ‘Beat the Heat’

Over the steady chatter of clients at the St. Charles Council on Aging’s “Beat the Heat” event, Entergy’s Kristin Batulis Masoner outlined tips that could help save energy.Read More...
September 13 at 3:17 pm
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K-9 Shadow did her duty

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, a courthouse therapy dog who passed away Saturday. Read More...
September 13 at 7:35 am
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Destrehan family pays it forward

When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.Read More...
September 13 at 6:33 am
2390 Views

Alligator season opens

Alligator hunting seems to gain in popularity each and every year, and those who hunt them both recreationally and commercially are hitting the water as the season is finally back in full swing. Read More...
September 13 at 5:37 am
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Des Allemands fights for a traffic light

L.J. Frickey recounted the near miss he experienced at the very spot an estimated 100 people told officials at Wednesday's town meeting to place a traffic signal.Read More...
September 13 at 5:30 am
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St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana

Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.Read More...
September 13 at 5:00 am
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Parish will seek to cancel boat launch deal

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran announced that the parish will introduce a new ordinance seeking council approval to cancel the Gator Cove Marina II lease. Read More...
September 08 at 5:55 pm
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Destrehan family pays it forward
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When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.