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Local Vietnam vets honored on memorial

Determined to put a face with every name etched on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Janna Hoehn has helped memorialize St. Charles Parish's fallen heroes.Read More...
July 12 at 6:00 am
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The Basketry’s gift box helping the homeless

In just one month since The Basketry’s launched its “Big Easy, Big Heart” philanthropic mission, the business has donated 50 gift boxes to a homeless shelter in New Orleans.Read More...
July 12 at 5:00 am
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Former teacher, husband plead guilty to running a meth lab in Luling

Ryan and Kristy Allen, the husband and wife indicted earlier this year on the accusation they established a meth lab at their Luling home where they reside with their seven-year-old child, each pleaded guilty to a charge of operation of a clandestine laboratory. Read More...
July 12 at 4:00 am
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Parish proposes to buy $525K site for P&Z

St. Charles Parish's proposed $525,000 purchase of a site in Hahnville to expand government services is drawing criticism by two council members who say the money should go to levee construction.Read More...
July 12 at 3:00 am
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After year, Destrehan mother tracks dog from flood, relocation to Nebraska

When the truck delivers Evie this week, it'll end an epic ordeal for a dog that was mistakenly given away, survived a historic flood and ended up in Nebraska.Read More...
July 12 at 3:00 am
2586 Views

Two officers named to Hall of Fame

For years, Capt. Mark Candies and Cpl. Randy Pollet have helped keep their fellow police officers a little safer — and that hasn’t gone unnoticed. Read More...
July 12 at 2:00 am
1846 Views

2-year-old drowns in swimming pool on Fourth of July

Two-year-old Kevin J. “Bubba” Cortez III was pronounced dead on Tuesday (July 4) in a drowning accident.
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July 06 at 10:27 am
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2017 Industry Guide: OMI Environmental Solutions announces new consulting services

One of the longest standing and trusted oil spill response companies in the world, OMI Environmental Solutions (OMIES) provides solutions to a wide depth of customer environmental requests and remains prepared to leap into action in the face of emergency. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Valero takes pride in being a good neighbor

Being a good neighbor has long been a focal point for Valero, which continues to be recognized for its commitment to giving back to its local communities. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: IMTT personnel are committed to active involvement in the community

International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) – St. Rose, located in St. Charles Parish, has been in operation since the 1960s. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Army specialist given green light by Dow to leave work to help flood victims

When military man Kendall Martin was called into duty by his sergeant last summer, just a week into his new position in the Dow apprenticeship program, he had some definite concerns. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Shell’s Date with Destiny aims to empower, encourage women in the workforce

Educate, empower and encourage is the mantra embodied at the annual Shell-sponsored Date with Destiny career forum, which takes aim at inspiring more women to seek employment in the traditionally male-dominated oil and gas industry. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Monsanto focuses on empowering farmers to feed growing population

Monsanto is a global agriculture company focused on empowering farmers to feed a growing population. Read More...
July 05 at 7:00 am
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Retrial sought for man found guilty of killing DHS student

The attorney for Javon Wells, the 23-year old New Sarpy man found guilty last month of the 2016 murder of Destrehan High School student Kendall Williams Jr., is seeking a retrial for her client. Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Destrehan child loves growing and eating her own food

Sydney Lorio can't always reach the highest cucumber or tomato vines growing vertically in her backyard garden, but that doesn't stop her from getting her daddy to help harvest her treasures.Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Boutte teen turning tragic secret into way to help self, others

Alexus Brennan was struggling in her troubled life when her mother became determined to get her daughter a project that might ease her despair - and she found it.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
6281 Views

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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Lacy
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Lacy
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Lacy.