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Student-run store gears up for holidays

If students, parents or fans of the Hahnville Tigers want to have a purple and gold Christmas, they can step right in to the HHS Tiger Mart for a wide selection of spirit wear and accessories.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Map out parish crime with new Sheriff’s Office app

This week the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office launched a new online program that allows residents to map out crime in the parish. Residents can also sign up for crime alerts based on violations that occur within a certain distance of their home, work or daycare.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:54 am
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Family of murdered woman hosts tree lighting

The family of a woman who was tragically gunned down by an ex-boyfriend is hoping that a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 9 will go a long way towards raising awareness of domestic violence.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:53 am
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Council approves $5.8 million EOC

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $5.8 million contract for a new Emergency Operations Center that will be built across the street from the parish courthouse.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:51 am
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Pastor forgives, accepts man accused of burning down church

Two months ago, the New Sarpy community was rocked by a fire that destroyed the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church. Authorities made two arrests in connection with the fire, which they believe started when the men used a torch to steal aluminum.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:50 am
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Former clerk employee pleads guilty to theft

A former employee in the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600 and falsifying records while two other former office employees were arrested and booked with theft.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:49 am
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2 deputies injured, 5 arrested during Christmas parade

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were allegedly attacked by a pair of women and a 16-year-old boy at the Norco Christmas parade and two suffered minor injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:47 am
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United Way accepting gifts for annual toy drive

Kick off the season of giving by bringing a smile to a child in need. Help Santa out this year by donating toys to the United Way of St. Charles’ annual Toy and Food drive.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Luling family honored for fight against cancer

Kyle Bergeron’s family and friends have worked diligently over the past five years to make sure his name is never forgotten. Kyle fought but lost a valiant battle against leukemia and passed away in 2006 at the age of 18.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Jindal will attend community center groundbreaking

Gov. Bobby Jindal will attend the groundbreaking for the parish’s new community center in Luling on Dec. 16 at 11:30 a.m.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Change coming to Paul Maillard

St. Charles Parish was awarded a $442,422 planning grant that will be used to focus on ways to improve Paul Maillard Road and determine the type of development that will best suit the area in the future.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Creative boaters show off floats at bayou parade

Don’t miss your chance to see gingerbread houses, reindeer and snowmen making their way down the bayou during this year’s annual Christmas boat parade.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Now is best time to buy home due to low interest rates, realtors say

With interest rates at historic lows and the recent passage of an amendment that prohibits new fees on home sales, local realtors say that this is the "best time in the world" to buy a house.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Santa meets Star Wars at Norco Christmas parade

Santa will be joined by Darth Vader, a master drumline and popular fiddler Amanda Shaw when the Norco Christmas parade rolls through town on Dec. 4.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:28 am
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Burglars strike in Luling during Thanksgiving holiday

Four homes in Luling’s Mimosa Park neighborhood were burglarized during the Thanksgiving weekend while the homeowners were out of town, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Nuclear plant workers exposed to unplanned radiation

Workers at Entergy’s Waterford 3 nuclear power plant were exposed to unplanned doses of radiation during a 2009 refueling outage, according to a final determination issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:26 am
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