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New Orleans man charged with making bomb threat to Norco plant

A New Orleans man was arrested last week after authorities say he called in a bomb threat to a Norco plant in January.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Cops: Man received inappropriate photos of 13-year-old girl

A 37-year-old St. Rose man was arrested after authorities say he asked for and received inappropriate photos on his cell phone from a 13-year-old girl.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:20 am
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Deadline extended for Spillway cemetery plan

The Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for comments on its long-term management plan of two cemeteries that are located in the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:20 am
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Luling All-American has basketball jersey retired by Louisiana-Lafayette

Luling’s Dean Church became only the fourth basketball player in the history of University of Louisiana at Lafayette to have his jersey retired by the school.

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March 14, 2012 at 10:36 am
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Hospital collects 426 jars of peanut butter during parade

During the recent Des Allemands parade, St. Charles Parish Hospital organized its annual Peanut Butter Drive for St. Charles Social Concerns "Food Pantry." Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:39 am
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Bank phone, text scam targets residents

Residents around the area are receiving scam phone calls claiming to be from First National Bank USA that ask them to "reactivate" their account by giving out their personal information, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Pictures, memories sought for art teacher tribute

Organizers are seeking written memories and photos that can be used in a tribute to Lloyd Sensat, who passed away last year but had a tremendous influence on students in St. Charles through his Talented Art program.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:37 am
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Sheriff supports harsher punishment for copper thieves

Copper thieves in St. Charles could be facing harsher punishments if a recently-introduced bill passes through the Louisiana House of Representatives.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:36 am
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Farmers’ Market officials say government funding needed to survive

During a St. Charles Parish Council meeting last week, a Hahnville resident and a few council members questioned whether the German Coast Farmers’ Market should continue to receive $30,000 in annual funding from the government.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:35 am
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Grandma pleads guilty to negligent injuring

A grandmother pleaded guilty to negligent injuring after failing to seek treatment for her handicapped granddaughter, who had been attacked by a dog.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:33 am
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District plans on eliminating A.A. Songy

The elimination of A.A. Songy Kindergarten Center is included in a list of future capital improvement projects for St. Charles Parish Public Schools.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:29 am
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Portion of Beaupre Drive to close for 6 weeks

Beaupre Drive near Cottage Drive in Luling will be closed to traffic for six weeks for the installation of a new drainage culvert, according to St. Charles Parish officials.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Morel says dad’s connections do not give advantage in judge’s race

Facing a packed house of nearly 100 parishioners at the Norco Civic Association meeting Tuesday, candidates Michele Morel and Tim Marcel told listeners why they deserve to be the next 29th Judicial District judge.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Author shines light on history of Des Allemands

For the first time, Des Allemands residents can sit down to a book entirely dedicated to the history of their favorite town.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:36 pm
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Rare illness with strange symptoms strikes ‘63 Destrehan High graduate

The family of a Norco native stricken with a rare fatal illness now has a leg to stand on thanks to a recent local fundraiser.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:34 pm
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St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act
St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act
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When Haley Taylor learned she wasn't chosen for the equivalent of what she called "American Idol 1940s style" with the National WWII Museum, it was okay because what she learned already had her planning for next year's competition.