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LES teacher says test scores, race reason students avoiding school

According to a Luling Elementary School teacher, students are avoiding the school not only because of its low scores on state testing, but also because of race.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Hwy. 90 / River Road highway in our future?

The chances of the state building a new highway to connect Highway 90 to River Road in Luling appear good after Councilman Shelley Tastet and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre met with the Regional Planning Commission about the project.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Man booked with violent Boutte rape

A 27-year-old Luling man was arrested and charged with violently raping a 43-year-old Killona woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Police crack down on dump trucks

The construction of hurricane protection levees inside and outside of the parish has led to a dramatic increase of dump trucks traveling through the area. But while the trucks are a sign of progress, many of their drivers have violated the law, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Robbers steal money bags from woman at knifepoint in front of bank

A 50-year-old Destrehan woman was robbed at knifepoint while attempting to make a night deposit at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Man who fought off attackers arrested on sex charge

A Boutte man who fought off four home invaders last week has been arrested for having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Hahnville falls in heartbreaker, ESJ blows out Destrehan

Although the Hahnville Tigers were the first on the board, the Dutchtown Griffins had the upper hand when the dust settled Friday night in Dutchtown.

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October 22, 2010 at 11:31 pm
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Sheriff's Reports - Oct. 21

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October 22, 2010 at 11:00 am
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Woman says she was pulled over by fake cop, blacked out

A Boutte woman told authorities that she was pulled over by a man impersonating a cop, but then lost consciousness shortly after being stopped.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:59 am
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New DMV will triple size of current facility

Construction is set to begin on a new DMV that will almost triple the size of the current department that is located in the courthouse. Parish President V.J. St. Pierre said the new building should be complete by the end of the year.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:58 am
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Kansas couple killed after colliding with dump truck

A Kansas couple was killed on LA 3127 last week after a Peterbilt dump truck veered into their lane and struck their 2008 Toyota Highlander, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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October 22, 2010 at 10:57 am
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Deputy praised for lending helping hand to out-of-towners
Deputy praised for lending helping hand to out-of-towners
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St. Charles Parish Deputy Phillip Matherne smiled heartily as he recounted his time spent with 7-year-old Jala McRae.