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Crawfish splishin’ and splashin’ as spillway floods

With water levels in the Mississippi River rising every day, prime crawfishing time will be coming soon to the Bonnet Carre Spillway.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Police: Man rams ex-girlfriend’s car off road, steals radio

A 27-year-old Edgard man was arrested after authorities say he rammed his car into his ex-girlfriend's vehicle, forced her off the road and then stole her radio.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Big snake killed in St. Rose wasn’t python, expert says

When parish workers were surveying water depths in the Parish Line Canal, they killed a 6-foot-long snake that they believed was a python. But according to Jeff Boundy, with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, it was actually a diamond-backed water snake.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:11 am
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Homeless kittens, puppies at shelter need 'foster parents'

Spring is in the air at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter and more and more baby animals are rolling in.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:10 am
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Parish looks at disbanding Sunset Drainage District board

The St. Charles Parish administration is considering the possibility of disbanding the Board of Commissioners for the Sunset Drainage District and giving the Parish Council governing authority over the district.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:08 am
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Boutte man stabbed in neck

A Boutte man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed another man in the back of the neck last week, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:07 am
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1,500 expected in largest race over Mississippi River

Over the years, the United Way of St. Charles’ annual bridge run has become the largest race over the Mississippi River in the country, and around 1,500 people are expected to descend upon St. Charles for the breathtaking view that the Hale Boggs Bridge provides.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Waterford built to withstand worst-case scenario

The recent troubles with the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan have left local residents wondering if the same catastrophe could strike Entergy’s Waterford 3 plant in Killona.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Citizen of the Year: Pat O’Malley

St. Charles Rotary Club paid tribute to the members’ selection of citizen of the year and young persons of the year at a dinner Thursday, March 17 at the Satellite Center in Luling.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Clean up parish, eat free food at Trash Bash

Volunteers from across the parish will get their hands dirty at the Trash Bash on March 26 in order to beautify the area. And after they clean up, they’ll be treated to an exciting celebration, including free food, music and games at the West Bank Bridge Park.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:04 am
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Parish hires lobbying firm

Despite the objections of some members, the St. Charles Parish Council awarded a two-year contract to a lobbying firm headed by former U.S. Rep. Billy Tauzin.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Police: Man asks friend for ride, then steals car

A 27-year-old Hahnville man who allegedly stole his friend’s car after the woman went inside a service station was arrested after a police chase, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:01 am
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HHS student beats industry pros at welding competition

Andrew Zera of Luling is sparking some attention in the construction community. He recently won the regional Associated Builders and Contractors welding competition and is now going on to the national contest - and he’s still in high school.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Globe-trotting DHS senior on mission to make world a better place

While most high school students in Louisiana were catching beads and watching parades two weeks ago, Jonathan Snyder was digging a well that would provide clean water to more than 5,000 people in Haiti.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:58 am
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Police find 6 meth labs in shuttered Luling business

Police raided a vacant Ellington Avenue business and found six methamphetamine labs inside, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Garden shears used in brutal attack

A Hahnville man was arrested after allegedly kicking in the front door to an acquaintance's home and striking him several times with garden shears last Friday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:55 am
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Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
Destrehan wins defensive slugfest, turns back Ehret
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Destrehan entered Thanksgiving week with plenty to be thankful for— and now they can add a berth in the state semifinals to that number.