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Luling woman recounts horror of cat shot with arrow

For a black cat, Max has incredible luck although what happened to him has evoked outrage and a Luling man charged with animal cruelty.Read More...
June 17 at 9:06 am
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Hahnville man gives kidney to brother, saves his life

The bond between brothers is often spoken of, but rarely could you find it exemplified more than in the story of Hahnville's Alexander and Jordan Hamilton - one of love and sacrifice. Read More...
June 17 at 9:01 am
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Entergy targets August to start building $869M power plant

In a move to increase Entergy Louisiana's power supply for a growing market, the electricity provider expects to break ground in August for an $869 million power station in Montz.Read More...
June 17 at 8:55 am
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100 years and counting: Destrehan Post Office marks longevity while others are closed

At a time when the U.S. Postal System has closed thousands of locations as part of downsizing nationally, the Destrehan Post Office celebrated its 100th anniversary.Read More...
June 10 at 9:43 am
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St. Charles School Board awards $28M bid for construction of performing arts center

The St. Charles Parish School Board accepted a $28.3 million bid for the third phase of construction of the Rodney R. Lafon Performing Arts Center, with Lamar Contractors LLC taking on the project. Read More...
June 10 at 9:40 am
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'Ali’s biggest fan': Ama historian celebrates 'the greatest of all time'

It's a bittersweet time in the life of Glenn Singleton, the well-known Muhammad Ali historian, enthusiast and Ama resident - he lost a hero, but has witnessed a world of people celebrating the life and legacy of the man many consider "the greatest of all time."Read More...
June 10 at 9:34 am
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Deputy peddles 250 miles in memory of friend who died in line of duty

For Sgt. Rickie Marlowe Jr., peddling 250 miles from Fort Smith, Va., to Washington, D.C., is a matter of life and death.Read More...
June 10 at 9:29 am
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Early Childhood Network prepping children for kindergarten in St. Charles Parish

As Celeste White approaches age 4, this once shy child has found her place with confidence at George Washington Carver Early Learning Center in Hahnville.Read More...
June 10 at 9:24 am
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Council debates $180K contract to hire lobbyist in state budget crunch

Rehiring Tauzin Consultants as a lobbyist for the St. Charles Parish government drew spirited debate among council members who questioned the need for one when the state of Louisiana is struggling in one of its worse budget crunches in history.Read More...
June 10 at 9:14 am
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Luling man accused of shooting cat with bow and arrow turns himself in

A Luling man accused of shooting a neighbor's cat with a bow and arrow turned himself in Thursday on a warrant issued on the charge of cruelty to animals.Read More...
June 09 at 5:20 pm
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Devoted employee at the heart of Majoria's Supermarket

When Dana Majoria or his brothers need something taken care of at Majoria’s Supermarket, they know they can rely on Iris Bergeron. Read More...
June 09 at 3:23 pm
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Sheriff: Internet safe spot offers 'peace of mind'

Capt. Pat Yoes would love to chalk up the Sheriff’s Office’s adoption of a safe location for the public’s internet sale exchanges at its training facility parking lot as a stroke of genius.

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June 08 at 3:34 pm
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Hale Boggs bridge to fully reopen Wednesday

The much-anticipated date on completing upgrade work on the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge is Wednesday (June 15).Read More...
June 08 at 9:49 am
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Trooper injured by impaired driver while responding to fatal crash on Spillway

A Louisiana State Police Trooper was injured while responding to a fatal auto crash on the Bonnet Carre Spillway bridge early Sunday morning, according to Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey. Read More...
June 05 at 11:05 am
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Bayou Gauche absorbs rash of auto burglaries

Over 15 unlocked vehicles were burglarized in the Bayou Gauche area near Edna Drive between the hours of Thursday night and early Friday morning, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
June 03 at 2:16 pm
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Sheriff concerned medical marijuana law could pave way for legalization

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recent signing of a bill allowing patients in Louisiana to access medical marijuana has been a lightning rod for debate.Read More...
June 03 at 9:13 am
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Retired St. Charles deputy uses service dogs to help veterans
Retired St. Charles deputy uses service dogs to help veterans
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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.