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Incumbent, challenger face off in District 6

The race for the District 6 councilman seat will come down to incumbent Traci Ackerman-Fletcher, an independent candidate, and Democrat Keith Schexnayder, both of Norco.
Ackerman-Fletcher says her hope is to continue efforts to improve the quality of life of constituents in her home district.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:46 pm
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3 political newcomers eye District 5 seat

The Councilman District 5 race pits Democrats Keith Adams and Marilyn Bellock and Republican Bobby J. Ducote in competition for the seat. Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:44 pm
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Former councilman faces fire chief in District 4

Billy Woodruff is seeking re-election to the St. Charles Parish Council, but this time in the District 4 race facing opponent Oliver G. Dufrene Jr. in the Oct. 24 election.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:42 pm
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Planning chairman, civic association prez seek District 3 seat

The St. Charles Parish Council District 3 race pits a pair of Destrehan residents against one another as Republicans Dick Gibbs and Webb Jay IV battle it out for votes. Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:40 pm
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3 Republicans vie to lead District 2

Republicans Mary Keller Clulee, Monique Gros and Bryce Steinlage will compete to earn the District 2 Councilman seat. Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:37 pm
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DOTD announces closures for U.S. 90 and River Road

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced road closures for U.S. Highway 90 and River Road next week.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 2:20 pm
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Maison Décor offers more than meets the eye

Adorning the sign above the doorway into Maison Decor is a line that reads, “Come inside … you’ll be surprised!”Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm
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Roussel’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts a 40-year success story

It’s been a great year for Roussel’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 1:41 pm
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‘Personal touch’ behind much of First National Bank USA’s success

It’s pretty clear First National Bank USA in Boutte is doing something right.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 1:38 pm
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Incumbent faces outspoken critic for District 1 post in St. Charles Parish

Hurricane protection is the top concern to Terrell Wilson, who is the District 1 incumbent on the St. Charles Parish Council seeking re-election against Hahnville resident Milton Allemand in the Oct. 24 election primary.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 12:17 pm
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Levees, drainage top concerns for Division B candidates in St. Charles Parish

With two current council members running for the post, the St. Charles Parish Council at-large Division B race is certainly an interesting one.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 12:13 pm
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Division A candidates want to help parish move forward

The Councilman at-large Division A chair is being contested between Councilwoman District III Wendy Benedetto and Erick St. Amant, both Republicans. Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 11:59 am
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Veteran candidates battle for clerk of court in St. Charles Parish

Two veteran candidates with extensive government experience are running for St. Charles Parish clerk of court in the Oct. 24 election.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 11:54 am
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St. Charles Parish president candidates tout ‘quality’ experience

With St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre terming out having served two terms consecutively in office, four candidates announced they were running for the position in the Oct. 24 election primary.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 11:49 am
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Cyclist ride through St. Charles Parish on quest

The Nola to Angola cyclist fundraiser saw the largest field of riders in the event’s five-year existence, with more than 50 bike enthusiests raising close to $30,000 for the Cornerstone Builder’s Bus Project last week.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 11:45 am
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Majoria’s touts homemade specialties, delicious ‘meaty’ party platters

For over 50 years, Majoria’s Supermarket has thrived as a staple of the Boutte and St. Charles Parish Community.Read More...
October 23, 2015 at 11:41 am
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.