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Law student returns home to provide free legal assistance

Coming back to St. Charles Parish was an easy call for Kyle Anderson, and particularly so when he had the opportunity to help people.Read More...
September 16 at 3:22 pm
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Schools offer free playgroups for toddlers

They're weekly, available to toddlers and their parents at no charge, and represent an opportunity far more important than just play.Read More...
September 16 at 3:19 pm
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Retired St. Charles deputy uses service dogs to help veterans

When Ricky Oubre retired from his 30 year career with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office - 20 of them spent as a dog trainer - he felt the need to continue lending a helping hand.Read More...
September 16 at 9:45 am
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Relay for Life to honor cancer survivors

More than 200 people representing 20 teams have signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during this Saturday’s Relay for Life. Read More...
September 16 at 9:44 am
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Norco father builds 'pedicab' for disabled sons

Ron and Anne Schexnaydre are accustomed to bringing the world to their twin sons, Joshua and Jacob, but their latest feat changes that direction a little - at least in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
September 16 at 9:40 am
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again

Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.Read More...
September 16 at 9:38 am
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Luling man convicted of negligent homicide in 2013 crash that killed deputy

Dallas Veillon has been found guilty of negligent homicide in the August 2013 four-vehicle wreck that killed St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Watson.
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September 16 at 9:17 am
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Bayer announces $66B takeover of Monsanto

With the two giants of industry standing alongside each other, Bayer CEO Werner Baumann and Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant jointly announced Bayer's $66 billion takeover of Monsanto today (Sept. 14).
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September 14 at 11:34 am
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St. Charles Parish Hospital board chairman forced to resign

Luling businessman John Landry III, who was arrested and charged with falsifying public records in June, has agreed to resign as chairman of the St. Charles Parish Hospital Board as part of an agreement with the District Attorney's Office.Read More...
September 09 at 1:34 pm
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St. Charles Parish school board member pushes for Killona library

St. Charles Parish School Board member Ellis Alexander believes he’s finally pulled the pieces together for a project he’s long worked on achieving.Read More...
September 09 at 9:41 am
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Luling woman sentenced in tax fraud case

Kali Irons, the 39-year-old Luling woman who pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return in May, was sentenced last Thursday to three years probation, including six months of home confinement.Read More...
September 09 at 9:24 am
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Old Norco Gas building demolished

It’s a sad goodbye to the building that first housed the Norco Gas and Fuel Co. opened in the 1940s, but for the man whose father built the sturdy structure it’s demolition represents progress.Read More...
September 09 at 9:01 am
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Family Resources asks Council for road to complete subdivision lots

In its latest move to expand housing in St. Charles Parish, Family Resources of New Orleans is asking the parish government for help with building a road in Killona.Read More...
September 09 at 8:59 am
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Sewer project clears way for growth in Killona

It's taken over a year to put together, but St. Charles Parish Councilman Terrell Wilson has set in motion an estimated $800,000 sewer project that will support growth in the community of Killona.Read More...
September 09 at 8:56 am
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Entergy refund in the works over Waterford 3 'mistake'

Entergy Louisiana LLC is crunching the numbers on how much it will repay its 1 million customers on a $140 million cost overrun to replace defective generators at Waterford 3 in Montz.Read More...
September 09 at 8:54 am
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St. Charles Schools up security to catch child predators

Implementing nationally recognized web-based technology to boost security, St. Charles Parish Public Schools has started using a system called Raptor to screen all visitors who come to school campuses.Read More...
September 09 at 8:51 am
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Luling mom keeps up Teddy Cares in son’s memory
Luling mom keeps up Teddy Cares in son’s memory
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Since the passing of her son Kyle in 2006 after his battle with leukemia, Luling’s Vicki Bergeron has not let his name be forgotten — and she’s helped bring happiness to plenty of children in need along the way.