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Council upholds St. Pierre veto

Parish employees can continue to reveal the source of building code complaints after the St. Charles Parish Council upheld a veto by Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:13 am
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Chaisson elected to 10-year court of appeal term

Judge Robert Chaisson, of Destrehan, was re-elected to a full 10-year term on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal last week after no one qualified to run against him.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:13 am
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Parish needs larger parks, study says

St. Charles Parish should focus on providing large-scale, strategically located community parks while eliminating some undersized, underutilized recreational sites in neighborhoods, according to a draft of the Parks and Recreation Department master plan.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:11 am
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Accused Luling gas station robber nabbed in 3 minutes

A 45-year-old Killona man was arrested only three minutes after authorities say he robbed a gas station on Sunday afternoon.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:10 am
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West Nile cases on the rise

The number of West Nile virus cases has spiked across the country this year and 26 people in Texas have died of the disease. In St. Charles Parish, seven chicken and mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile compared with two positives in 2011.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:10 am
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Donations pour in for family of murdered deputy

Donations continue to pour in for the family of New Sarpy resident Brandon Nielsen, who was one of two deputies killed in a shooting last week in LaPlace that made headlines across the nation.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:08 am
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Parish’s most notorious murder could get review

At 16 years old, Gary Tyler was the youngest inmate sentenced to death row after being found guilty in the 1975 shooting death of Norco resident Timothy Weber. Thirty-eight years later he is incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola at the age of 54 after his original death sentence was overturned in favor of a mandatory life sentence in 1977.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:06 am
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Luling tax preparer pleads guilty to filing false returns

A Luling tax preparer accused of filing false tax returns for her clients and for herself pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday.

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August 17, 2012 at 9:06 am
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Athletes may hide concussion symptoms in order to play

Concussions are one of the most common injuries affecting football players. The Centers for Disease Control has put the number of concussions occurring in high school football players at around two million per year.

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August 17, 2012 at 9:05 am
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Foods created by entrepreneurs in Norco spread to 1,000 stores

Cooks are making waves at Norco’s Edible Enterprises, now in its third year of operation. More than 1,000 stores across the region are filled with food products manufactured at the self-service plant, which represents a 233 percent increase from last year, according to Gaye Sandoz, the marketing and production director.

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August 17, 2012 at 9:03 am
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Board votes to lower school tax rates

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted to slightly decrease property tax millages on parish residents.

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August 17, 2012 at 9:02 am
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Learn how to fix own car, make family tree at community ed

Residents will have the chance to learn how to trace their family’s lineage or fix their own vehicle by taking community education classes offered by St. Charles Parish Public Schools this fall.

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August 17, 2012 at 9:01 am
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Local publishing company inks deal with Louisiana Lottery

In 2004, Louisiana Publishing in Boutte launched a unique fleur de lis logo that rocketed in popularity, with the decal covering the back windshields of thousands of vehicles and even the proud skin of outdoorsmen across the south. Now, that logo can be found on scratch-off lottery tickets.

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August 17, 2012 at 8:54 am
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Luling woman runs into 4 cars while fleeing deputies

A Luling woman was arrested last week and charged with four counts of hit and run driving and a variety of other charges after she fled police.

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August 17, 2012 at 8:40 am
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Deputy killed in LaPlace shooting was St. Charles resident

One of the St. John the Baptist Parish deputies killed during a shooting this morning in LaPlace was a New Sarpy resident.

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August 16, 2012 at 11:08 am
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HHS’ Baudot top high school teacher

Hanhville High School teacher Amanda Baudot has been named the 2013 Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:59 am
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Gunman on the run after robbing Popeyes
Gunman on the run after robbing Popeyes
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on U.S. Highway 90 in Boutte.