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2 employees robbed outside of Zydeco's

Authorities are still searching for a gunman who robbed two women while they were sitting outside of Zydeco’s II in Boutte, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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June 07, 2012 at 9:05 am
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Hale Boggs Bridge will close this weekend

The Hale Boggs Bridge will close completely this weekend, beginning on Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m., according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

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June 07, 2012 at 8:42 am
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Police searching for suspect in murder of DHS grad

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for Keywine “Poppa” Bradford, who is wanted for the murder of Jared Mealey, which occurred on May 29, in St. Rose.

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June 06, 2012 at 9:09 am
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Hale Boggs Bridge will close completely next weekend

The Hale Boggs Bridge will close completely next weekend, beginning on Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m., according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

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June 01, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Benz, office equipment up for grabs

Numerous items from vehicles to office furniture and computer hardware will be up for grabs when the parish government holds their annual auction next week.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:56 am
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Parish will offer free lunches during summer

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens under the age of 18 receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:48 am
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14 cars burglarized on first night of summer vacation

During the first night of summer vacation, 14 vehicles were burglarized in Destrehan and Montz, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:47 am
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Teacher accused of molesting student was kicked out of Army

An R.K. Smith physical education teacher who was recently arrested for molesting a student was arrested in 1997 and forced to resign from the Army, according to federal arrest records.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Father charged with making threats on Facebook will avoid jail time

A man who was arrested after allegedly making threats towards School Board members, policemen, firemen and the national guard was ordered to attend a rehabilitation program and will avoid jail time if the process is completed.

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May 31, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Only 2 parish private schools participate in voucher program

Applications have begun rolling into private schools in St. Charles Parish that are participating in the first year of the expanded Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence program. Read More...
May 31, 2012 at 8:43 am
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First murder reported in over a year

Jared C. Mealey, 19, of St. Rose was found shot to death Tuesday night according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
May 30, 2012 at 3:31 pm
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Herald-Guide hires editorial intern

Mya LaGrange is the newest summer intern at the St. Charles Herald Guide.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:12 am
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Locals chip in to help young girl with leukemia

Kelly Richards and Tracie Landry first met at Hahnville High School where both graduated in 1995. The two were not married until years later after Tracie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Louisiana State University and Kelly graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Originally from Luling, the couple now live with their children in a community north of Seattle, Wash. due to Kelly’s career as a Navy pilot.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:10 am
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Man police say impersonated cop pleads guilty to lesser charge

A Baton Rouge man who authorities say pretended to be a policeman while assisting a driver with a flat tire in Destrehan was sentenced to 75 days in prison after he pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disturbing the peace.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:06 am
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Labradors warn diabetics to changes in blood sugar

By Mya LaGrange

Jeremiah Gerlach, 8, has been living with diabetes for the last five years, which means his mother must check his blood sugar range throughout the night to make sure his levels are normal.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:06 am
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School Board limits public comments at end of meeting

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted last week to eliminate a rule that allowed members of the public to freely address the board at the end of each meeting.

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May 25, 2012 at 9:04 am
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Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm
Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm
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St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate's arrival.