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Former Lions Club secretary guilty of stealing $147,000

Allemands woman pleaded guilty to stealing $147,000 from the Luling/Boutte Lions Club while working as the organizationís secretary.
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November 23, 2011 at 10:25 am
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Community bands together to feed 200 for Thanksgiving

Four community organizations have come together to make sure that nearly 200 parish residents will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional holiday meal.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:24 am
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Season retail jobs hard to find in St. Charles

Getting temporary work during the holidays is a great way to earn some extra spending money, but seasonal jobs are few and far between in St. Charles this year.

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November 18, 2011 at 10:53 am
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Parish launches iPhone app to lure businesses

St. Charles Parish visitors and potential business investors are now able to access parish information with the tap of a finger with the release of the new iSCP application for iPhone.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Des Allemands couple charged with burglary of gun, prescription drugs

Two Des Allemands residents have been arrested after authorities say they stole several prescription medications and a gun from a neighbor and then refused to open their door to deputies.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Western Tie-in to tie up Hwy. 90 traffic for 5 months

Already faced with increased dump truck traffic on Highway 90, residents traveling on the highway will be forced through single-lane detours on both sides of the road for around five months early next year, according to Corps of Engineers spokesman Jeff Williams.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:48 am
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Despite rumors, Shrinersí soccer fields not for sale

Local soccer players are very familiar with the large lot next to the Jerusalem Shrine Center in Destrehan that has been used for youth sports programs for more than 15 years.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:47 am
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Final bike path phase links St. Charles with Jefferson, St. John

Eight years after the first phase started construction, a final phase of the East Bank Multi-Use Mississippi Levee Path in St. Charles is set to link Jefferson and St. John the Baptist parishes.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:45 am
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Pier 90 launch forced to close during remainder of duck season

Pier 90ís boat launch has been forced to close during the remainder of duck season due to ongoing work on the Western Tie-In, which is designed to connect hurricane protection levees in West Jefferson with the Mississippi River levees in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:44 am
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Voters will decide next clerk of court, state rep Saturday

After the October elections left numerous local seats undecided, a run-off election this Saturday will determine the next St. Charles clerk of court, state representatives for Districts 56 and 57, state senator for District 2 and BESE member for District 2.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:42 am
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2 sought in connection with 3 St. Rose burglaries

Authorities are searching for two Metairie men they believe burglarized three homes in St. Rose over a two-day span.

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November 18, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Schools only district in state recognized for AP success

St. Charles Parish Public Schools were recently recognized for strides in the districtís advanced placement curriculum. The district was the only school system in the state to be recognized by the national College Board on its AP District Honor Roll.

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November 18, 2011 at 9:19 am
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West Monroe ends Hahnville's season, 49-14

Hahnville hung with West Monroe for a quarter, but the Rebels blew the game wide open in the second by scoring 28 points on their way to a 49-14 victory in the first round of the class 5A state playoffs.

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November 11, 2011 at 8:54 pm
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4 local companies land on EPA watch list

The Environmental Protection Agency recently released an internal Clean Air Act "watch list" that includes serious or chronic violators of the act that have faced no formal enforcement action within nine months of the violation. The list is dated September 2011 and had never been made public before now.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:53 am
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Clerkís office employee charged with theft

An employee with the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courtís Office has been arrested after authorities say she allegedly pocketed money given to her to pay a pair of speeding tickets.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:52 am
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Country star, monster po-boys

Residents will come from all across the parish to boogie to rocking music, soar through the air on various rides and get their fill of those famous monster soft shell crab and shrimp po-boys at the 41st annual River Parishes Fall Festival.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:52 am
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Harry Hurst teacher named LWF Educator  of the Year
Harry Hurst teacher named LWF Educator of the Year
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Recognized as an educator who inspires students toward conservation and the environment, Harry Hurst Middle School teacher Barry Guillot has received the Louisiana Wildlife Federationís Educator of the Year award.