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Police searching for man seen taking pictures of children at Norco school

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a man who was seen taking photos of children at Norco Elementary during recess last week.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:32 pm
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Parish’s Homeland Security director resigns

Following a major undertaking in preparing the parish for Hurricane Isaac and dealing with recovery in its aftermath, Scott Whelchel, the director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for St. Charles, is resigning.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm
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Man gets 3 years in jail after fatal Norco crash

A Kenner man who police say was over the legal limit for alcohol will serve three years in jail after pleading no contest to a Norco vehicular homicide.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:29 pm
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Get your groove on at ALLIGATOR FEST

More than 30,000 people are expected to descend upon Luling for the Rotary Club’s 33rd annual Alligator Festival to browse crafts from more than 30 vendors, listen to a wide variety of music and chow down on famous south Louisiana delicacies.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:28 pm
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Isaac’s wrath mirrors Katrina for DHS trainer

For the second time in seven years, Destrehan High School athletic trainer George McGovern is left looking for a new residence after a hurricane destroyed his home.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:25 pm
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700-pound alligator caught

By Bobby Cleveland
Mississippi Sportsman

It broke a trolling motor.
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September 26, 2012 at 10:53 am
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Wildcats upset No. 5 West Jefferson, 22-12; Hahnville falls to St. Augustine 32-14

The Destrehan football team that took the field against West Jefferson Friday had little in common with the one that was blasted by Edna Karr a week ago.

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September 21, 2012 at 10:03 pm
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St. Pierre: More input needed on aviation board appointee

After the New Orleans City Council blocked Luling businessman Neal Clulee from representing St. Charles on the New Orleans Aviation Board, the St. Charles Parish Council reaffirmed its decision to appoint Clulee on Monday.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:30 am
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$2 million in food stamps handed out in St. Charles

It took only seven days for St. Charles Parish residents to receive nearly $2 million in temporary food stamp assistance, according to state officials.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:28 am
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After Isaac, fish kills reported across parish

After Hurricane Isaac swept through the area, major fish kills have been reported along the coastal parishes from Lafayette to Slidell.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:28 am
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Jewelers create pendant for slain officers, will donate all proceeds

Roussel’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts has created a special sapphire and diamond fleur de lis pendant in honor of slain St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s deputies Jeremy Triche and Brandon Nielsen. The pendant will be raffled off in November with all proceeds going towards the deputies’ families.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:27 am
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New law forces students to get vegetables, fruits

Cynthia Ruffin, director of Child Nutrition Programs at St. Charles Parish Public Schools, sat at a table in the Hahnville High School cafeteria.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:23 am
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St. Rose nabs huge Hollywood studio

Hollywood is coming to St. Rose early next year.

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September 21, 2012 at 9:22 am
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Lutcher stuns Hahnville, Karr crushes Destrehan

It looked like the Hahnville Tigers had their second game of the season wrapped up with a 28-13 lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but the Lutcher Bulldogs, led by quarterback Ruston Matherne, rallied back to score 19 points and close out the game winning 32-28.Read More...
September 14, 2012 at 9:53 pm
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3,500 register for FEMA assistance in St. Charles

The Federal Emergency management Agency (FMEA) has opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Luling where St. Charles Parish residents can go for disaster relief assistance.

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September 14, 2012 at 9:34 am
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Home foreclosures fall by 60 percent in last year

Foreclosure rates in St. Charles Parish have decreased by nearly 60 percent in the last year, according to statistics compiled by the Multiple Listings Service.

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September 14, 2012 at 9:33 am
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William Everett was ready to do what he had done for 32 years as he drove up to drop mail in the blue collection box on Lakewood Drive in Luling, but it was gone.