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4 local companies land on EPA watch list

The Environmental Protection Agency recently released an internal Clean Air Act "watch list" that includes serious or chronic violators of the act that have faced no formal enforcement action within nine months of the violation. The list is dated September 2011 and had never been made public before now.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:53 am
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Clerk’s office employee charged with theft

An employee with the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office has been arrested after authorities say she allegedly pocketed money given to her to pay a pair of speeding tickets.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:52 am
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Country star, monster po-boys

Residents will come from all across the parish to boogie to rocking music, soar through the air on various rides and get their fill of those famous monster soft shell crab and shrimp po-boys at the 41st annual River Parishes Fall Festival.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:52 am
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Council sets aside money for West Bank launch

The St. Charles Parish Council has budgeted $260,000 for a new West Bank boat launch, with Parish President V.J. St. Pierre saying the more likely option would be a launch in Des Allemands instead of one in Luling on Highway 90.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:50 am
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Canadian killed after getting hit by car on Airline

A 65-year-old Canadian man was killed Saturday night after he was run over by a car on Airline Highway, according to Louisiana State Police.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:36 am
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Facebook post leads to Norco duck hunting citation

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a St. Charles Parish resident on Oct. 27 for alleged migratory bird violations as a result of recent postings on his Facebook page.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:35 am
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Schools will seek $45 million in bonds

During a Capital Improvements Committee meeting on Monday, the St. Charles Parish School Board discussed the possibility of taking out $50 million in bonds for future construction projects.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:34 am
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Committee proposes eliminating fall break

On Wednesday, the school district brought a proposed 2012-2013 calendar to the School Board table for consideration.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:34 am
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Step back in time at Destrehan Plantation

More than 150 artists and crafts vendors from throughout the country will peddle their pottery, jewelry, ceramics and fleur de lis items at the 40th annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival this weekend.

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November 11, 2011 at 10:31 am
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Hahnville claims share of District Championship with victory over Destrehan

In what is usually one of the hardest fought games of the season for the Hahnville Tigers and Destrehan Wildcats, this year was no contest. The Hahnville Tigers took an early lead and never looked back on their way to a 34-3 victory, a share of the District Championship and a guaranteed playoff spot.

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November 04, 2011 at 11:06 pm
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St. Rose’s Valentine named Principal of Year

St. Rose Elementary can officially boast the best principal in the parish this year.Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:18 am
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Hands on with heritage

Students got a first-hand look at Civil War-era weapons during the Destrehan Plantation Heritage Days, which were held last week. Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Despite increased fine, street signs still disappearing

Despite the fact that the St. Charles Parish Council recently increased the maximum fine for the vandalism of parish property, street signs continue to disappear in Luling and Destrehan.Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Community center ground breaking set for next month

Even though the lowest bid for a new community center in Luling came in $500,000 higher than the estimated cost, St. Charles Parish will move forward with the project.Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Destrehan man gets 7 years for vehicular homicide

A 36-year-old Destrehan man was sentenced to seven years in jail, with four years suspended, after crashing into and killing a Raceland man that was standing near his truck on the side of I-310 on New Year’s Day.Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Struck, bitten employees account for 41 percent of school comp claims

Workers’ compensation costs have gone down for St. Charles Parish Schools in recent years, but the nature of the claims may surprise some parishioners.Read More...
November 04, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Boutte man found guilty of heroin distribution
Boutte man found guilty of heroin distribution
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After deliberating 40 minutes, a St. Charles Parish petit jury found Darrell Taylor guilty of distributing heroin.