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Corps seeks input for historic cemetery plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Wednesday to seek input on the best way to manage two cemeteries that reside in the Bonnet Carre Spillway but are now grass-covered fields.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:34 am
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Catholic Charities helps hundreds through food, counseling services

Hundreds of parishioners are calling out for help, and Catholic Charities has been there to answer them.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:33 am
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Thefts, burglaries caused crime to spike 5.7 percent in 2011

Due to a large jump in the number of reported burglaries and thefts, crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 5.7 percent in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:31 am
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Crawfish prices fall as supply rises

Even though some experts predicted that drought conditions last year would limit the availability of crawfish early in the season, local seafood dealers say that supply has been exceeding demand in St. Charles Parish.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:28 am
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Deaths of father, son called huge loss for community

Residents of Norco are feeling a huge loss after a father and son who were active in the community were killed in a tragic vehicle accident last week.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:17 am
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Planned tenure changes would have little effect on St. Charles

Nearly 80 percent of teachers in St. Charles Parish are tenured, a status that gives job security to many. But tenure does not guarantee lifetime employment and planned reforms at the state level could change the game for some educators.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:14 am
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Former director pleads not guilty to child porn charges

A former Valero official who was arrested after police say they found child pornography on his laptop computer has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of pornography involving juveniles and three counts of obstruction of justice.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:09 am
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HHS, DHS hit road for state playoffs

The Hahnville and Destrehan boys’ soccer teams will both hit the road for the first round of the state playoffs.
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February 02, 2012 at 9:19 am
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Free, rapid HIV screening offered at health center

The St. Charles Community Health Center is now offering a free HIV test that will give results in as little as 20 minutes without having to draw blood.

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January 27, 2012 at 10:24 am
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Cleanup of Bayou Trepagnier complete, DEQ says

Motiva Enterprises has completed cleanup of a 4,500-foot segment of Bayou Trepagnier in Norco, according to a press release issued by the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:51 am
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School Board chooses new boundaries

The St. Charles School Board voted last week on new district boundaries that could go into effect later this year.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:51 am
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Board travels across state to find new HHS track

St. Charles Parish School Board members have been searching near and far for the best type of track to put down at Hahnville High School.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:49 am
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Allergies don't take winter vacation

With the birds and the bees come allergies each spring for most of the country, but allergy medication is not just for springtime in Louisiana.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:46 am
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Board member travel expenses not excessive, according to 2011 report

After a proposal to create a travel policy for the School Board failed last week, members defended their travel in 2011 saying that the knowledge and experience they gained attending conferences all over the country was invaluable.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:45 am
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Man sought after Comfort Inn robbery

Police are searching for a man who made off with cash after robbing a 24-year-old woman who was working at the St. Rose Comfort Inn on Sunday morning.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Undercover drug sting nets 38

Thirty-eight people have been arrested as part of a nearly year-long undercover drug operation undertaken by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:42 am
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Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday
Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday
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There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday — and all of it for a great cause.