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New truancy law options include military service

A new law recently passed gives truant students under 18 years old more options.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Pictorial history spans more than 300 years

For more than five years, a group of parish historians worked through three hurricane evacuations and other emergencies to complete a history of the area told through a mixture of black and white photos and graphics, maps, historical documents and sketches.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm
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Update: teens recovering from roadside accident

The three Hahnville High School students who were hit by a car in August while sitting in a front yard in Luling are all recovering well, according to one of the victims, Treval Dunmiles.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Police: Levee workers bury equipment after joyride

Two employees of WRS Compass, a construction company working on the Western Tie-In levee project in Luling, were charged with causing more than $50,000 of damage to the company’s property.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Gamblers lose $10.4 million during last year

Despite the state of the economy, residents in St. Charles Parish are still spending plenty of money on video gaming with $29.7 million going into the roughly 331 machines in the area in a 12-month period, according to statistics from the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:48 pm
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Illegal immigrant guilty of brutal '06 hotel rape

A 28-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico was sentenced to 35 years of hard labor after pleading guilty to a forcible rape that occurred at a local hotel in February of 2006.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Hahnville holds on against E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty. Read More...
October 09, 2010 at 8:46 am
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Police: Luling man injured by drunk driver

A 42-year-old Slidell man was charged with vehicular negligent injuring after crashing into the back of another vehicle near the intersection of Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather Street late Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 2:04 pm
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Destrehan businessman hopes sauce helps saves the coast

A Destrehan businessman has produced a new hot sauce for sale around the parish and 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Audubon Nature Institute to help with oil spill cleanup efforts.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Construction begins on Fallen Hero Memorial

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will begin construction on a Fallen Hero Memorial that will be placed in front of the new law enforcement complex. But time is running out for those who want to purchase memorial bricks to surround the area.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Alexander wins School Board seat in landslide

The votes are in and St. Charles Parish has chosen their representatives.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Wrecks increase in Louisiana after texting ban, study shows

While Louisiana recently made it illegal to text and drive, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety actually shows that accident rates have increased since the ban took affect.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Man charged with forcible rape of teen

A LaPlace man was arrested and charged with the forcible rape of a 13-year-old Luling girl.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Valero says leak had no impact on environment, community

A week after sulfuric acid leaked into the Mississippi River from Valero’s St. Charles Refinery in Norco, officials say that there should be no impact on the environment or community whatsoever.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:50 am
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80 teams battle for top honors in mega cook-off

The mouth-watering aroma of steaming chicken andouille gumbo and jambalaya will hover in the air at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:47 am
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Hahnville survives E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Destrehan High  above state pass rate on AP exams
Destrehan High above state pass rate on AP exams
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Destrehan High School’s 45.4 percent pass rate on the 2015-16 Advanced Placement (AP) exams exceeded the state average of 34 percent with Hahnville High School coming within .7 percent of it.