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Parish tourism is on the rise

More than 50,000 people are anticipated to visit Destrehan Plantation this year, making it one of St. Charles Parish’s tourism hot spots.Read More...
November 08 at 5:22 am
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Stormy year brings more mosquitoes in St. Charles

This year's moderate temperatures combined with heavy rainfall and storm surges from hurricanes Harvey and Nate contributed to an increase in mosquitoes, as well as helping them stay around longer.Read More...
November 08 at 4:00 am
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Luling teacher won't quit cancer fight

Kellie Growl's fight with cancer started with a routine eye exam that led to a diagnosis only two specialists in the nation knew how to handle and a journey of incredible strength that she is still on today.Read More...
November 08 at 3:00 am
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools

While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change. Read More...
November 08 at 2:25 am
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Citizens panel invites land prospects for boat launch sites

As its first order of business, the newly named West Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee issued a request for available property for potential launch sites in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 07 at 4:15 am
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Parish approves upgrades for Norco, Montz wastewater stations

The St. Charles Parish Council hired the engineering firm Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates on Monday to design Montz and Norco wastewater lift station upgrades.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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Des Allemands preservationist leaves lasting legacy

Craig Matherne remembered his father’s early days born on a houseboat in Bayou Des Allemands in 1930, which fueled his intense devotion to preserving a dearly loved lifestyle for generations to come.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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American icon disappears without notice

William Everett was ready to do what he had done for 32 years as he drove up to drop mail in the blue collection box on Lakewood Drive in Luling, but it was gone.Read More...
November 03 at 6:41 pm
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New restrictions create burden for local crabbers

For Whitney Curole of Des Allemands, being a fisherman is an "always" kind of thing — he's been a crabber since his teenage years, following in the footsteps of his father, and that passion for fishing runs throughout his entire family.Read More...
November 03 at 6:38 pm
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HHS teacher wants to make mark on school

Rod Naquin doesn't see teaching as an occupation, but as a vocation and investment in a community he cares so deeply about. Read More...
November 03 at 6:30 pm
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Firefighters respond to early morning Luling fire, save family pet

Some 26 firefighters responded to a Luling fire early Thursday morning (Nov. 2) that substantially damaged a house and nearly claimed the life of the family’s poodle.
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November 02 at 3:36 pm
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Parish officials discuss having input in state's business tax incentive program

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' sweeping changes to a lucrative property tax benefit program for manufacturing facilities in the state have made their way to St. Charles Parish.
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November 02 at 3:27 pm
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Local veterans sound off on anthem protests

For weeks, many NFL players have generated a hot topic of discussion through pregame protesting for social activism by taking a knee during the presentation of the National Anthem. Read More...
November 01 at 11:13 am
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Area firefighters respond to suspected arson

More than 20 area firefighters responded to a suspected arson fire in Killona on Sunday.Read More...
November 01 at 11:10 am
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Turn lane planned for Barton Ave.

Work is expected to begin on adding a left turn lane to the heavily trafficked Barton Avenue in Luling by November of next year.Read More...
November 01 at 11:07 am
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Majoria’s evolving with fresh, grab & go meals

Though Majoria’s Supermarket has been a staple of the St. Charles Parish community for more than 50 years, it doesn’t mean it hasn’t evolved with the times to continue to make the shopping experience of its customers as enjoyable and fruitful as possible. Read More...
November 01 at 11:02 am
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Parish’s ‘Labor of Love’ is rebuilding
Parish’s ‘Labor of Love’ is rebuilding
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Wiping the soot off the walls of her house in Paradis, Odile Harris couldn’t believe the help that suddenly arrived with project Labor of Love in what she considers “God’s timing.”