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New Sheriff’s Office about 40 percent complete, should be finished by Oct.

The new St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office being built on Sugarland Parkway in Luling is coming along quickly and is expected to be in use by the end of the year.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:12 am
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Monsanto expands, increasing worldwide Roundup production

Monsanto has completed a nearly $200 million expansion that has increased the company’s Roundup production at the Luling site by 20 percent.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:10 am
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Fatal wreck on Hwy. 90

A 54-year-old Michigan man was killed after his car ran into the back of a dump truck on Highway 90 near the St. Charles Parish line, according to the Louisiana State Police. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:21 am
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St. Rose man fleeces road home program

A St. Rose man has pled guilty to theft of government funds after defrauding the Louisiana Road Home Program, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:20 am
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Drainage issues highlight sparsely-attended town meeting

Parish Council member Carolyn Schexnaydre sponsored an East Bank town hall meeting at Destrehan High School on March 2.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:19 am
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Schools tackle drainage problem

Mimosa Park Elementary and the Norco Elementary schools will receive much-needed repairs this summer while students are on vacation.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:18 am
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Business fair adds crafts in attempt to lure patrons

The St. Charles Parish Business Fest will have a new look this year with the introduction of arts and crafts vendors.
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March 04, 2010 at 11:16 am
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Grimaldi named Deputy of the Year

A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy who jumped into a canal and swam a stranded family back to the highway has been named the 2009 Deputy of the Year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:14 am
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Crawfish prices still high, but beginning to drop

Cold winter weather put a chill on the crawfish harvest and led to soaring prices at local seafood stores. But on Monday, the price began to drop and many believe the trend will continue.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:12 am
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Crime jumps by 17 percent in 2009 due to thefts, assaults

Due to a large increase in assaults and thefts, crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 17 percent in 2009 when compared to 2008.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:08 am
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Librarian taking hard look at tax

After the controversy over the expansion of the East Regional Library project in 2009, both the St. Charles Parish Council and the Library Board are taking a careful look at the library’s millage renewal, which will be voted on later this year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:04 am
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New Luling highway studied

The St. Charles Parish Council has asked for a study that will determine the feasibility of constructing a new highway in Luling to connect Highway 90 and River Road.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:02 am
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Police: Kidnapper arrested after ‘massive manhunt’

The alleged kidnapping of a woman by her 28-year-old ex-husband triggered a massive manhunt over the weekend that included closing streets in Des Allemands and calling in a helicopter for aerial support.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:01 am
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More Florida bass stocked in Cataouatche

Over the past three months, nearly 9,000 Florida largemouth bass fingerlings, all between 4 to 6 inches in length, have been stocked into Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
March 03, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Churches offer parishioners ample chances to get into spirit of Lent

With Ash Wednesday on Feb. 17, the Lenten season began for churches across the world. Local churches are doing their part to provide opportunities for parishioners to return to their Baptismal promises and get into the spirit of Lent.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 3:14 pm
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Trash Bash program gets $10,000 grant

ST. CHARLES PARISH - A $10,000 grant through the Keep Louisiana Beautiful 2010 Community Grant Program is helping fund the upcoming Trash Bash Great American Cleanup Event on March 27. The public is invited.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:58 am
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New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
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A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.