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Local teens ‘lucky to be alive' after boat sinks

Two local teens are lucky to be alive after the boat they were fishing in began taking on water in the middle of Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Paradis men likely set up in robbery

A second arrest was made in the robbery of two Paradis men at their residence in late October.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Council asked to investigate library

Saying that he “can’t just take their word,” St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan has introduced a resolution that asks the council to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the East Bank Regional Library’s size increase.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Spillway Road opens

After being closed due to an unusually high rise of the Mississippi River, Spillway Road is now open.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Great-grandmother called on to convert souls

Until three years ago, Des Allemands native Edna Matherne, 85, was content living a simple yet full life as a devoted wife of 69 years to her husband Victor Matherne.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
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At least 2 more full bridge closures expected

Residents will have to prepare for at least two more full closures of the Hale Boggs Bridge over the next 12 to 14 months of the cable replacement project.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Thrilling win pushes Hahnville into second round

The Hahnville Tigers remain alive in the Class 5A playoffs after storming back from a 26-7 halftime deficit to beat LaGrange in overtime 38-32.Read More...
November 13, 2009 at 12:07 am
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School Board to vote on calendar

Parents and students still have time to weigh-in with their comments or suggestions on the proposed St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ 2010-2011 calendar.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:41 am
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St. Pierre brings industry to D.C.

Leaders from St. Charles Parish came together on Oct. 21 to host the parish’s first “Night out in D.C.,” an event aimed at showing national leaders how important a comprehensive hurricane protection plan is for the parish.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:41 am
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Officer assigned to crack down on child pornography

A Destrehan man, who allegedly downloaded several explicit videos involving children, was arrested last month after St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at his home. Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:40 am
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Parish finishes review of Davezac contracts, will take no further action now

The St. Charles Parish legal department has completed its review of two contracts with a Destrehan-based firm with reported ties to the recent bribery case of former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard, only finding one irregularity.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:39 am
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Entergy cancelling Little Gypsy conversion project

Entergy has decided against converting the Little Gypsy power plant in Montz from natural gas to petroleum coke and coal and has asked the Louisiana Public Service Commission to approve their decision.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:00 am
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Driver pays in cash instead of jail time for negligent

A Des Allemands man, who reportedly told a police officer that he had been drinking after he hit a pedestrian, pled guilty to negligent homicide and must pay the victim’s family $75,000 in restitution and perform 1,000 hours of community service.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 9:57 am
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Disturbed man keeps police busy on Halloween

A 26-year-old Destrehan man, who sat naked upon his apartment roof while screaming obscenities and ranting about God and the CIA, kept members of the parish’s Special Response Team and other officers busy for most of Halloween.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Council kills 3 Hogan ordinances while he was on family vacation

On Monday, the St. Charles Parish Council killed three proposed ordinances, all of which were introduced by Councilman Paul Hogan.Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 9:01 am
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St. Pierre declares state of emergency

St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. has declared a state of emergency this morning as a precaution in advance of possible inclement weather from Tropical Storm Ida. Read More...
November 09, 2009 at 9:32 am
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
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At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.