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Local rapper gunned down in Destrehan DHS grad leaves behind two children

Kajuan Smith was shocked when the phone call came Sunday morning that his friend, rapper Anthony "TC" Cole, was the man that police found shot dead in the 200 block of Meadows Drive in Destrehan.Read More...
November 29 at 12:03 am
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Parish could get fixed-route transit service by next year

Increasing requests for a fixed-route service with the transit system has prompted the River Parishes Transit Authority (RPTA) to consider implementing the service in the St. Charles Parish area by next year.Read More...
November 28 at 11:57 pm
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Hahnville musician makes most of national spotlight

"In a way, I almost felt like, 'Why haven't I done this already? What took me so long?'" said David Raymond Jr., who goes by DJ Raymond when he performs. Read More...
November 28 at 5:01 pm
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Newest addition to parish's flood protection is up and running

Describing Willowridge Pump Station as a "magnificent structure," Parish President Larry Cochran officially announced it as the latest important addition to St. Charles Parish's hurricane protection system.Read More...
November 28 at 4:56 pm
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Dealer Services takes aim at earning ‘customers for life’

It’s a simple trait Frank Russo Sr. values most in his staff at Dealer Services in Boutte, but one he believes makes a huge difference. Read More...
November 22 at 12:50 pm
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Parish Council approves Entergy’s gas compressor station

Despite opposition stalling the project nearly five months, the St. Charles Parish Council cleared the way for construction of Entergy’s gas compression station in Montz.Read More...
November 22 at 12:42 pm
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Valero, Darling look into doubling biodiesel capacity in Norco

Valero Energy Corp. and Darling Ingredients are studying the feasibility of doubling “biodiesel” production at their Norco facility.Read More...
November 22 at 12:39 pm
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'Escape Artist' will be filmed in St. Charles Parish

When filming for the movie, "Escape Artist," begins in spring of next year, the cameras are coming to St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 21 at 9:05 am
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R.K. Smith educator named district's Principal of the Year

Harold Blood's philosophy as an educator is a simple one, but nonetheless extremely effective: putting students and their best interests first and foremost in everything that's done at R.K. Smith Middle School, where he's served as principal since 2009. Read More...
November 21 at 7:18 am
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Retired teacher takes abandoned family under her wing

When the telephone call came to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church from a young woman asking for help to pay her rent, Kerry Hotard quickly recognized her situation was far more desperate.Read More...
November 21 at 7:12 am
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St. Rose man fighting brain cancer

Though she tears up when recalling the day of Aug. 8, when her husband Ronnie was suddenly diagnosed with brain cancer, Crystal Baker says she knows he will win this fight. Read More...
November 21 at 6:15 am
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Controversial State Police ticket program suspended in parish

St. Charles Parish District Attorney Joel Chaisson II said he hopes "a few bad apples" don't jeopardize a program that he believes has made area highways safer.Read More...
November 21 at 4:00 am
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Sheriff's Office investigating Destrehan homicide

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Destrehan today (Nov. 19).Read More...
November 19 at 7:44 pm
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Two Boutte restaurants robbed at gunpoint Friday

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of a second Boutte restaurant on Friday (Nov. 17).
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November 18 at 11:19 am
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Gunman on the run after robbing Popeyes

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on U.S. Highway 90 in Boutte.
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November 17 at 10:10 am
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Saints punter delivers $10K grant to schools

A packed, noisy gym of J.B. Martin Middle School students celebrated the arrival of the New Orleans Saints' Thomas Morstead, offering a thunderous ovation of appreciation as he ran in through a lineup of cheerleaders by an entrance tunnel.Read More...
November 15 at 7:11 am
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Parish distributes over 250 Thanksgiving baskets to needy
Parish distributes over 250 Thanksgiving baskets to needy
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Thanksgiving is a time of celebration for families to enjoy great food and the time they're able to spend with one another.