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Destrehan man arrested in New Year’s Day shooting

After allegedly shooting a man on New Year’s Day, Jackorey Williams turned himself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Sunday.Read More...
January 08 at 12:25 pm
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The Bonnet Carre' Spillway will be opened Sunday

To ease the rain-swollen waters of the Mississippi River, the U.S. Army Corps has announced it will open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in Norco on Sunday and could also open the Morganza Spillway as soon as Tuesday.
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January 08 at 10:02 am
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Killona man sought in alleged vehicle burglary, illegal use of credit card

Davon T. Dallon of Killona is being sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with an alleged vehicle burglary in Norco.

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January 07 at 11:45 am
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Luling church helps struggling Cajun, Native American community

Life has to continue between the hurricanes for the people of Dulac, a small community in Terrebonne Parish struggling with low income, lingering effects of the BP oil spill of 2010 and even the looming threat of losing the very ground under their feet to coastal erosion.Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 9:00 am
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Family dispute turns to gun fire in New Sarpy

A man accused of firing shots at a family member in New Sarpy on Dec. 27 turned himself in a day later. Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Waterford 3 contractors falsified inspection records

A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) investigation found contractors at Entergy Waterford 3 nuclear power plant in Killona failed to perform fire inspections and falsified records for at least 10 months to show the inspections occurred.Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Coast Guard searching for missing person near Hale Boggs bridge

A U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for a missing person after a boat capsized this morning (Dec. 30) near the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge.Read More...
December 30, 2015 at 2:44 pm
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Monsanto counters study saying Roundup probably causes cancer

Nearly a year after a World Health Organization (WHO) study labeled glyphosate, a key ingredient in Roundup weed killer, as a probable cancer-causing agent to humans, Monsanto sponsored a panel that has produced a study countering those results.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 9:00 am
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St. Charles Parish councilman sues parish president

Following a near two-year fight over recovering $150,000 for dumpsters provided to residents at no charge to remove blighted property, St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan has filed a lawsuit against Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. to force him to make a “reasonable effort” at getting the money or pay it himself.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:27 am
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Toy giveaway in Killona draws 300 children, parents

Some 300 children attended a holiday celebration featuring a toy giveaway Dec. 20 at the Killona Fire Station.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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St. Rose man charged with possession of crack, marijuana

A St. Rose man was arrested last week on charges of drug and firearm possession.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Nazio

Hypolite B. Nazio Sr., 81, a native of Larose and resident of Bayou Gauche, passed away Dec. 19.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Sheriff's Reports

December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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R.K. Smith choir performs at Ashton

R. K. Smith Choir visited Ashton Manor Assisted Living Center to sing carols with the residents. Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Humane Society’s Santa with Pets kicks off the holiday season

The St. Charles Humane Society sponsored “Santa with Pet Pictures” on Dec. 5 at the parish shelter. Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Luling angler ‘tags’ way to success

One of the small pleasures the life of Luling fisherman Charles Bush, he finds, is the looks on the faces of people watching him throw back his catches. Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.