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85 families ordered to court to answer for school absences

Judges with the St. Charles Parish 29th Judicial Court are being proactive when it comes to school absences, ordering 85 families to court to sign an agreement ensuring the students will attend school every day they are able.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:56 am
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Infamous rape, murder case may get another look

Victor "Bruce" Perritt was convicted in 1983 for the 1981 rape, torture and murder of Barbara Jo Brown, an 11-year-old Luling girl.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:55 am
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Cat Clearance: half off at shelter due to overcrowding

It’s almost impossible to step into any room in the new St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter without either running into a small kitten or hearing the felines call out from behind their cages. Though the building is much bigger than the previous shelter, the 130 cats and kittens housed there are becoming a burden.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:54 am
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Copper theft big problem

Sheriff Greg Champagne has stepped up his office’s efforts in recent weeks to combat copper theft in St. Charles Parish.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Lightning strikes Cataouatche fisherman

In what both brothers called a miracle, Chad and Chuck Colombel are out of the hospital after one of them was struck by lightning while they were fishing in Lake Cataouatche on Saturday.

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August 10, 2012 at 8:51 am
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HHS’ American Legion squad advances to regional

Hahnville-based Otto Candies fought back from a 3-0 deficit in the semifinals of the American Legion state tournament to not only clinch a berth in the championship game, but also punch their ticket to the Mid-South Regional.

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August 08, 2012 at 8:12 am
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Grand jury indicts teen in St. Rose murder

Keywine Bradford, 16, was indicted for murder by a grand jury last week in the May shooting death of a 19-year-old St. Rose man, according to the victim’s father, Leo Mealey.

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August 03, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Tax preparer accused of filing false returns

The owner of a tax preparation business in Luling has been charged with filing false tax returns for her clients and for herself, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten’s office.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:59 am
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Parish says all land acquired for Willowridge levee

The St. Charles Parish administration has acquired all land necessary to build the Willowridge portion of the project.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:57 am
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Luling burglar sentenced to 35 years in jail

A Westwego man who police say was responsible for several burglaries in St. Charles Parish received 35 years in jail after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:54 am
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Attempted murder charges refused against 3 men

The St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office has refused charges against three men who were arrested and charged with attempted murder.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Craigslist housing scam seems to have gone away - for now

A nearly year-long Craigslist scam involving housing in St. Charles Parish seems to finally be under control.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:52 am
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Membership soars at Destrehan country club

New owners and more than $1 million in renovations have turned a once-bankrupt country club into a thriving one called Cypress Lakes.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:46 am
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Luling burglar sentenced to 35 years

A Westwego man who police say was responsible for several burglaries in St. Charles Parish received 35 years in jail after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary.

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August 01, 2012 at 10:48 am
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Facebook prize goes to Des Allemands woman

Cindy Autin, of Des Allemands, was randomly selected from the Herald-Guide’s list of Facebook friends for the month of July and won a Louisiana Sportsman’s decal.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:48 am
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Tax-free free shopping on Aug. 3-4

On Aug. 3-4, St. Charles will be the only parish in the state that will suspend all sales taxes on most retail purchases.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:46 am
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Human Highlight Reel: Pooka Williams saved his best ball  for the postseason
Human Highlight Reel: Pooka Williams saved his best ball for the postseason
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Week after week, teams have set out to slow down Hahnville’s dominant rushing attack led by Anthony “Pooka” Williams. That’s almost universally been a fruitless effort this season.