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Council could seek garbage proposals

St. Charles Parish Council members will consider requesting proposals for garbage collection after SDT Waste and Debris services made the parish an offer that would save residents around $1.4 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Hurst, J.B. Martin wings make room for 6th graders

The long-awaited wing expansions at Harry Hurst and J. B. Martin middle schools will begin construction this October.
The two new buildings will make room at the schools for their first 6th grade classes.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Mother, son battle school bullying nightmare for years

Editorís note: Because the mother interviewed wished to remain anonymous to protect her child from further bullying, we will call her Jane Smith and we will call her son Trey Smith in this story.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Council: Give us a turn lane on Barton

The St. Charles Parish Council has asked the state Department of Transportation and Development to install a right turning lane, as well as left turning signals, on Barton Avenue to alleviate congestion.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:19 pm
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Mystery surrounds airplane in the bayou

An airplane that crashed in Bayou Des Allemands decades ago has drawn the interest of a local man who has been trying to solve the mystery for nearly a year but has made little headway.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:18 pm
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Father wrecks into spillway canal after having seizure

A 29-year-old man had a seizure while driving his family back from a fishing trip at the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Sunday, which caused his vehicle to slide down the east guide levee and sink into a canal, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriffís Office.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:17 pm
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Wildcats stun Thibodaux, Hahnville breezes by Reed

The Wildcats didnít resemble the team that lost last week on a last second field goal to Helen Cox. Instead, a fired-up Destrehan squad used dominant defense and a power running game to gash No. 7 ranked Thibodaux 27-12.Read More...
September 10, 2010 at 10:40 pm
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Arc moving to Hwy. 90 to expand services

The Arc of St. Charles is relocating a majority of its services to Highway 90, which will allow them to expand upon their shredding business while also allowing more room for their thrift store.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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4,500-pound tanks lifted from pump station

Two fuel tanks at the East Bank hurricane protection levee in St. Rose were discovered stolen on Sept. 3, according to Public Works Assistant Director Bob Dublan. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Police: Teen tries to kill neighbor by setting house on fire

A former Destrehan High School student was arrested on Sept. 1 and charged with attempted first degree murder.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Tasty entrees at value pricing draw crowds at new hospital cafe

For years, the hospital cafeteria has served as a secret dining destination for parish workers and office staff on the West Bank. But after a new renovation, the Oysterís Pearl wonít stay a secret for long.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:45 pm
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Anglers ticketed for catching 92 bass

Two Jefferson Parish men were cited after Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found them in possession of 92 black bass that were caught in Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:43 pm
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Kayak racer to cross Lake Pontchartrain to honor friend

What started out as a fundraiser to fight cancer is now a memorial to a late friend, father and husband.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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2,400 workers needed for $510 million Entergy project

Entergy will replace its two steam generators along with the reactor vessel pressure head at Waterford 3, which will mean the influx of 2,400 temporary workers into St. Charles Parish this spring.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:40 pm
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New trash proposal would save over $1 million

SDT Waste and Debris Services has offered the parish a waste-hauling proposal that the company says would result in savings of more than $1.3 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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Hahnville over Ehret, Destrehan falls on last-second field goal

The Hahnville Tigers held off a second half charge by the John Ehret Patriots and grabbed their first victory of the season on Friday night. Running back Ahmad White ran for 143 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the team.Read More...
September 03, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016
Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016
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After being named Louisiana's 12th grade Student of the Year, it seemed extremely likely Cole Grieshop would be named Destrehan High School's Valedictorian. That honor was made official this week, Grieshop earning the top distinction for the Class of 2016.