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Warm winter triggers termites to swarm earlier than usual

While warm winter weather caused termites to swarm earlier than usual, residents shouldn’t worry that home infestations will increase drastically this summer, according to St. Charles Parish County Agent Renč Schmit.

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May 10, 2012 at 10:02 am
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Planning commish did not violate ethics law, judges say

The state’s Ethics Adjudicatory Board has ruled that a member of the St. Charles Parish Planning and Zoning Commission and his wife did not violate ethics law when they applied for and received a zoning change for property they own on Highway 90 in Luling.

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May 10, 2012 at 10:00 am
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Herald-Guide wins coveted Best News Coverage award

For its extensive coverage of local news, the St. Charles Herald-Guide received the Best News Coverage award by the Louisiana Press Association on Saturday.

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May 10, 2012 at 10:00 am
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Senator withdraws support for airboat law after complaints

State Sen. Gary Smith is asking the House to withdraw a bill he introduced in the legislature that would have allowed St. Charles Parish to restrict local airboat travel.

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May 10, 2012 at 9:59 am
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R.K. Smith teacher charged with molesting student

An R.K. Smith Middle School teacher has been arrested and charged with molesting a student.

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May 10, 2012 at 9:58 am
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Tigers sprint into state tourney on 18-game win streak

After pulling off a huge upset over second-ranked Zachary on Saturday, the Hahnville baseball team is headed to the Class 5A state tournament for the first time since 2006.

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May 10, 2012 at 9:57 am
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Flare incident and unsecured emissions reported at Motiva plant

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An incident resulting in an unsecured release of chemicals and flaring at the Motiva plant in Norco was reported Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.



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May 09, 2012 at 2:57 pm
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HHS will play Saturday at 2 p.m., Destrehan eliminated

The Hahnville baseball team will travel to take on Zachary in the regional round of the Class 5A state playoffs.Read More...
May 04, 2012 at 9:34 am
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2,000-pound sandbags used to stem high tide in Luling

LULING – Public Works crews since Thursday have been busy filling, delivering and placing 2,000-pound sandbags in at least 11 low spots along the ring ditch that surrounds Willowridge subdivision.

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May 04, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Despite rain, more than $90,000 raised during relay

Despite rainy, cold conditions that shaved around five hours off of this year’s event, St. Charles Parish Relay for Life was able to raise $90,698, according to event chair Audrey Raziano.

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May 04, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Assisted living facility will offer 100 activities each month

Ashton Manor, a 60-apartment assisted living and memory care community opening in September, will offer individualized services and activities in a comfortable, home-like setting, according to Luling native David Schonberg of D.C. Schonberg and Associates.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:58 am
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Bill pits local hunters against airboat operators

Legislation that would give St. Charles Parish authority over airboats operating on local waterways is pending in the House after passing the Senate in a 39-0 vote a few weeks ago.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:57 am
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More readers take advantage of library e-books

With the price of e-books on the rise, thousands of St. Charles Parish readers are turning to their local library for help.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:56 am
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Norco biker mangled after running over dog

The work Anne Schexnaydre had put in for the last few years was paying off. She and her husband had lost a combined 200 pounds since beginning a training and diet regimen focused on improving their health.

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May 04, 2012 at 8:55 am
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Second man pleads guilty in connection with church fire

A second New Sarpy man has pleaded guilty in connection with a theft that started a fire and destroyed the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church last October.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm
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Sheriff’s alerts get community involved in fighting crime

Local residents recently got a taste of what St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne’s office can offer when it comes to keeping the community informed about crime in the parish.

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April 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm
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Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
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Daniel Beckley, the Kenner man arrested last year on the charge of murdering 16-year-old Jorion White and leaving her body in St. Rose, was found guilty of second degree murder and obstruction of justice Friday.