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Raised expectations could leave some young students playing catch up

St. Charles children who plan to enter kindergarten in August will have a new list of high standards to meet.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:22 am
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Third arrest made in St. Rose armed robbery

A St. Rose man was arrested after authorities say he and three other men broke into a home, but were bested by the homeowner who shot two of the alleged burglars.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:20 am
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Krewe of Lul unable to have backup plan in place in case of future cancellations

For the second straight year, the Krewe of Lul parade was canceled due to inclement weather.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:19 am
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Mother, infant escape St. Rose blaze, but lose everything

A recent fire in a St. Rose subdivision has left an 18-year-old and her infant baby with no home and no belongings.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:18 am
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Hollywood starlets film basketball movie in St. Charles

A new movie called "The Hot Flashes" has been filming in areas around St. Charles Parish, according to Corey Faucheaux, the parish’s director of economic development.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:16 am
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Baton Rouge man impersonated cop, police say

A 39-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested after authorities say he pretended to be a policeman while assisting a driver with a flat tire on Airline Highway in Destrehan.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:15 am
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Luling parade cancelled, again

Krewe of Lul officials have cancelled the Luling parade, which was set to begin at noon on Saturday.Read More...
February 17, 2012 at 5:58 pm
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Arrests

•Samuel A. Blair, 23, of 1309 Independence Drive in New Orleans, was arrested on Feb. 3 and charged with forgery.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:56 am
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Next 2 months will be warmer, dryer than usual

Last year was one of the warmest and driest on record for Louisiana and St. Charles residents will continue to feel the effects into the spring.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:55 am
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Plantation to give tours from slave’s point of view

Most Louisiana plantation tours focus on the day-to-day lives of the land owners, leaving out much information about the slaves, Germans and Native Americans that made up the area’s culture. But Destrehan Plantation and the River Road Historical Society want to shine a light on these groups through a new tour entitled "Unheard Voices of the German Coast."

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February 17, 2012 at 9:54 am
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Sheriff warns residents to be wary of check scam

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports about an old scam which involves residents getting a valid-looking check in the mail made out to them, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:54 am
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Historic Spillway cemeteries contain bodies of Civil War veterans, Corps officials say

Human remains that were disturbed in two African American cemeteries in the Bonnet Carre Spillway will be laid to rest later this year and the area will be renovated.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:53 am
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Tiger marching band will lead 8 floats in Des Allemands parade

With more than 50 years of history, the Krewe of Des Allemands parade will roll for another year down its familiar route.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:52 am
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4 teens charged with beating, robbery of Luling man

Four teens have been arrested and charged with armed robbery after authorities say they beat a Luling man before stealing money from his wallet.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:49 am
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3,600 Florida bass stocked in Cataouatche

Though the new year is a little more than a month old, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has already stocked Lake Cataouatche with 3,600 Florida largemouth bass fingerlings.

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February 17, 2012 at 9:49 am
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DOTD: I-310 lane closures next week

The Department of Transportation and Development announced Thursday that there will be single lane closures in I-310 every day next week.Read More...
February 16, 2012 at 2:05 pm
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Hahnville, Brother Martin battle to right respective ships
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