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Golf focus has turned tide at former country club

When Willowdale Country Club closed in November 2011, it seemed destined to share the same fate of other golf courses around the country that disappeared as the economy took a major hit.

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July 03, 2012 at 1:05 pm
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Clerk of Court says employee scandal contributed to election loss

Former Clerk of Court Charlie Oubre sat at a lunch table in the inner confines of the Clerk of Court’s office on the lower level of the St. Charles Parish courthouse. He had two days left as the Clerk of Court, a position he held for the past 33 years.

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July 03, 2012 at 9:02 am
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Police: Naked man takes towel for walk in Luling

A 40-year-old Arkansas man, who police say was intoxicated, was seen walking around in Luling near River Road wearing only a towel, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:21 am
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Animal cruelty charges to stick in escaped horse saga

An emaciated horse that escaped from the yard of Yolanda Breaux’s residence on Sharon Avenue in Boutte two weeks ago is still in the custody of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:19 am
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Topcats headline parish fireworks show

For more than two decades, parish residents have made an annual trek to the West Bank Bridge Park during the Fourth of July week for an evening filled with music, food, fun and, most importantly, a fireworks show that is expected to last 20 minutes.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:18 am
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Teen murder suspects blame each other for St. Rose killing

Two St. Charles Parish residents being held for the May 29 murder of Jared Mealey in St. Rose have each said the other did the shooting.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:17 am
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Man charged with vehicular homicide after Paradis wreck

A New Iberia man who was involved in a fatal crash on Highway 90 in Paradis has been booked with vehicular homicide.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:15 am
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After 33 years as D.A., Morel has plenty of highlights, few regrets

Longtime St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel is getting accustomed to his new role as an assistant district attorney after 33 years as the head man.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:14 am
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Parish sewerage rates will increase in August

Beginning in August, St. Charles Parish residents will notice an average increase of approximately $3.08 per month in wastewater fees charged on their monthly water bills.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:14 am
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Former HHS teacher makes movie about Kenner tragedy

A former Hahnville teacher is continuing his streak of highlighting Louisiana’s greatest disasters with a new documentary on the crash of Pan American Flight 759, which killed 153 people in Kenner.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:13 am
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Husband accused of shooting wife, himself

A Norco couple remains in critical condition after a husband reportedly shot his estranged wife in the head with a shotgun before shooting himself in the face.

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June 29, 2012 at 9:07 am
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Husband charged with shooting wife, himself

Police say that a 46-year-old Norco man allegedly shot his wife in the head with a shotgun before shooting himself in the face with the same weapon yesterday.

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June 25, 2012 at 2:56 pm
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West Bank levee funding hits snag, Washington insiders say

The West Bank levee project looks to have hit another snag as Washington insiders representing the parish reveal federal funding is not expected anytime soon.

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June 22, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Father who suffered massive heart attack saved by mother and son

Louise Deist did not know the severity of her 56-year-old husband Henry’s condition when he called her and said he was having trouble breathing.

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June 22, 2012 at 9:25 am
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Summer jobs hard to find for parish teens

By Mya LaGrange

Locally, the most defining factors in a teen’s success in garnering a summer job, whether it be delivering pizzas or manning the cash register, will be promptness and persistence.

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June 22, 2012 at 9:02 am
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Sheriff’s Office visits every home to warn of car break-ins

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne has dispatched employees to every home in the parish in order to get the word out about vehicle burglaries.

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June 22, 2012 at 9:01 am
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HHS bounces back, wins 3 of 4
HHS bounces back, wins 3 of 4
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After a tough district loss to rival Destrehan, Hahnville rallied to upend Thibodaux last Thursday, then went 2-1 at the Riverside volleyball tournament last weekend.