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Mother of murdered DHS student wants answers

With it being a year since her son's brutal murder, a grieving Kelly Walker just wanted to remember the humble, quiet child who loved Mustangs.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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St. Charles schools rank above state average for gifted students

St. Charles Parish Public Schools exceeded the state’s 5 percent per-school average of gifted and talented students, as well as ranked among Louisiana’s top school systems with these students.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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Norco man pleads guilty to raping 14-year-old

A Norco man has pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old girl in 2014 and will serve 12 years in prison. Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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Legendary rocker, son tour parish filming History Channel show

When English rocker Ozzy Osbourne's photo appeared on Truck Farm Tavern's Facebook page, the usual 700 views skyrocketed to more than 30,000.Read More...
May 12 at 4:00 am
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Animal shelter staff attends boot camp to prepare for hurricane season

St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter staff attended the Louisiana Partnership Animal Responder Boot Camp May 1-5 in Ruston for training.Read More...
May 08 at 12:32 pm
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School tax renewals get voter approval

St. Charles Parish voters supported the 10-year renewal of two property taxes for public schools, according to Saturday’s unofficial but complete election results.
Proposition 1 - 43.18 mills tax - was approved with 69.12 percent approval or 1,909 votes. Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Driver charged with texting in Destrehan bus accident

The driver of a Nissan Xterra is accused of texting just before hitting and then pushing a Honda Accord under a school bus at a regular stop around 3:14 p.m. Monday (May 1) on Ormond Boulevard.Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Parish will seek state funding for 2 boat launches

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously passed resolutions aimed at seeking state funding for two boat launches.Read More...
May 05 at 9:00 am
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Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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Owners of historic plantation site oppose Highway 90 detour

Luling residents Greg and Phoebe Cellos oppose the proposed U.S. Highway 90 realignment, arguing it would put the roadway within a "stone's throw" of their historic home place and site of the original Mozella Plantation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:00 am
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Shell resumes control of Norco complex

In 1929, Shell purchased the refining company from which the city of Norco earned its name. And, in a sense, Monday marked a day where everything old became new again, and a community was reintroduced to its roots.Read More...
May 05 at 6:00 am
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St. Rose man at center of 2015 drug bust sentenced

A St. Rose man from whose residence police reportedly seized 78 pounds of marijuana, 19 firearms and more than $36,000 in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More...
May 05 at 5:00 am
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United Way’s ‘Aha’ moment on job training

It’s called the United Way Workforce Development Program, but its economic impact could be immeasurable to the people who get the help they need to improve their income.Read More...
May 05 at 4:00 am
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Get ready for more rides, food and fun at Little Red Church fest

With nearly 8,000 people expected to attend this weekend’s Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival in Destrehan, the fun can only get bigger and better with more rides, bands and a menu of tantalizing foods lined up for this free event.Read More...
May 05 at 3:00 am
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Medical Spotlight: St. Charles Parish Hospital

Since 1959, St. Charles Parish Hospital has been providing quality healthcare to the residents of this community and, as part of Ochsner Health System, now offers access to world-class care that is unmatched throughout the River Parishes. Read More...
April 28 at 3:00 pm
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Medical Spotlight: Destrehan Discount Pharmacy

With a brand new, larger building, extended business hours and the addition of a drive thru service, a trip to Destrehan Discount Pharmacy yields more convenience than ever for its customers.Read More...
April 28 at 1:40 pm
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St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act
St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act
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When Haley Taylor learned she wasn't chosen for the equivalent of what she called "American Idol 1940s style" with the National WWII Museum, it was okay because what she learned already had her planning for next year's competition.