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Bill pits local hunters against airboat operators

Legislation that would give St. Charles Parish authority over airboats operating on local waterways is pending in the House after passing the Senate in a 39-0 vote a few weeks ago.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:57 am
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More readers take advantage of library e-books

With the price of e-books on the rise, thousands of St. Charles Parish readers are turning to their local library for help.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:56 am
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Norco biker mangled after running over dog

The work Anne Schexnaydre had put in for the last few years was paying off. She and her husband had lost a combined 200 pounds since beginning a training and diet regimen focused on improving their health.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:55 am
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Second man pleads guilty in connection with church fire

A second New Sarpy man has pleaded guilty in connection with a theft that started a fire and destroyed the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church last October.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm
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Sheriff’s alerts get community involved in fighting crime

Local residents recently got a taste of what St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne’s office can offer when it comes to keeping the community informed about crime in the parish.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm
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New emergency room built to deal with industrial accidents, contamination

The new emergency room at St. Charles Parish Hospital will take into account hazards particular to the area, such as industrial accidents or a chemical release.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm
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Target shooting, local delicacies on tap at Little Red Church Festival

Thousands of people will head to Destrehan next weekend to enjoy soaring fair rides, chow down on crawfish pies and onion mums and show their skills in paint ball target shooting.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:42 pm
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Woman pleads guilty in Luling credit card thefts

A 27-year-old Kenner woman who authorities say worked in tandem with another woman to distract a Luling business owner in order to steal credit cards has pleaded guilty to theft.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm
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Police nab suspects in Luling burglaries

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced a pair of arrests in the serial burglaries that have taken place throughout the River Parishes and Jefferson Parish.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:40 pm
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Lady Tigers on the prowl again

After winning their first state championship last season, the Hahnville softball team will head to Sulphur on Thursday to defend their title.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm
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Scorpion found in Bayou Gauche

When residents in Bayou Gauche find a strange or unusual insect, they bring it to the home of Gordon Matherne, the town’s resident bug hunter. While Matherne has seen several unique specimens over the years, he experienced a first last week when someone brought him a scorpion.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:56 pm
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Board spends $500,000 to replace HHS track

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted unanimously last week to replace the track at Hahnville High School at a cost of nearly $500,000.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:55 pm
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Driver dies after head-on collision on Hwy. 3127

A woman from the Dominican Republic was killed last Tuesday when her vehicle ran into oncoming traffic on LA 3127 in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm
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2 arrested in St. Rose attempted murder

Two St. Rose men who allegedly shot a 25-year-old acquaintance several times last Sunday have been arrested, but authorities are asking for help tracking down a third man they say is involved in the crime.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:53 pm
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Record number of teams Relay for Life

More than 350 people have already signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during the 14th Annual Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:51 pm
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Luling home burglaries are likely connected

A home burglary that occurred Tuesday at noon in Willowdale is likely connected to three more home burglaries that recently took place in Luling, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm
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Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense
Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense
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It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.