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Woman pleads guilty in Luling credit card thefts

A 27-year-old Kenner woman who authorities say worked in tandem with another woman to distract a Luling business owner in order to steal credit cards has pleaded guilty to theft.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm
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Police nab suspects in Luling burglaries

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced a pair of arrests in the serial burglaries that have taken place throughout the River Parishes and Jefferson Parish.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:40 pm
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Lady Tigers on the prowl again

After winning their first state championship last season, the Hahnville softball team will head to Sulphur on Thursday to defend their title.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm
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Scorpion found in Bayou Gauche

When residents in Bayou Gauche find a strange or unusual insect, they bring it to the home of Gordon Matherne, the town’s resident bug hunter. While Matherne has seen several unique specimens over the years, he experienced a first last week when someone brought him a scorpion.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:56 pm
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Board spends $500,000 to replace HHS track

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted unanimously last week to replace the track at Hahnville High School at a cost of nearly $500,000.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:55 pm
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Driver dies after head-on collision on Hwy. 3127

A woman from the Dominican Republic was killed last Tuesday when her vehicle ran into oncoming traffic on LA 3127 in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm
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2 arrested in St. Rose attempted murder

Two St. Rose men who allegedly shot a 25-year-old acquaintance several times last Sunday have been arrested, but authorities are asking for help tracking down a third man they say is involved in the crime.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:53 pm
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Record number of teams Relay for Life

More than 350 people have already signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during the 14th Annual Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:51 pm
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Luling home burglaries are likely connected

A home burglary that occurred Tuesday at noon in Willowdale is likely connected to three more home burglaries that recently took place in Luling, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm
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Spillway shooter finally sentenced to 6 years

On March 29, Mark Gautreau, 51, was finally sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a shooting he had perpetrated nearly six years earlier.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:46 pm
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St. Pierre touts drainage improvements at Chamber parish presidents' forum

During the recent River Region Chamber of Commerce Parish Presidents’ Forum, V.J. St. Pierre touted several projects recently completed by the parish in 2011.

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April 19, 2012 at 10:30 am
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751 vote early on $60 million bond issue for schools, hospital

On Saturday St. Charles Parish residents will decide whether the school system and the hospital will be able to borrow a combined $60 million.

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April 19, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Pound pets begin trip to new shelter

St. Charles Parish’s lost and stray animals have a new home.

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April 12, 2012 at 7:43 pm
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Dow will award up to $100,000 with Community Gives grant

The Dow Chemical Company is once again taking applications for its annual Dow Community Gives grant program. This year Dow will award up to $100,000 across Louisiana.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
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Fire insurance rates to drop for Paradis residents

Homeowners in the Paradis area can expect significant rate reductions in their fire insurance premiums, effective May 7, according to Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
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Council throws support behind $220 million pipeline

The St. Charles Parish Council showed support for a $220 million pipeline that will deliver gas and diesel from Valero St. Charles Refinery in Norco to a Kinder Morgan terminal in Collins, Miss.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:51 pm
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