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2 workers injured in Air Products fire

Two workers were injured in a fire that occurred at Air Products’ Luling plant on Monday.

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March 29, 2012 at 2:51 pm
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2 injuries reported in fire at Air Products

Air Products in Luling reported a release of hydrogen gas onsite which sparked a small fire at around 12 p.m.Read More...
March 26, 2012 at 1:02 pm
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Volunteers sought for 2-hour disaster drill

One of the biggest challenges in disaster recovery is ensuring residents have the supplies they need to get back on their feet. To that end, beginning at 8:30 a.m. April 13, parish responders and volunteers will test Point of Distribution procedures through a site setup and drill at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:49 am
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Hospital eyes Destrehan for after-hours center

LULING – St. Charles Parish Hospital is in discussions with "The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community" to locate a new primary and advanced after-hours care center on property adjacent to Destrehan Plantation.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:47 am
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Luling woman involved in fatal motorcycle crash

A Luling woman was involved in a crash that led to the death of a Harvey man Sunday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Proposed bill would judge teachers on state testing scores

Fifty percent of a teacher’s evaluation will come from student standardized test results if a Louisiana House of Representatives bill passes during this legislative session.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Success of recycling bins brings back curbside discussion

Due to the success of the recycling bin program in St. Charles, two council members say it’s time to re-open discussions on curbside recycling.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:43 am
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84-year-old’s gospel song goes viral on YouTube

Rowena Smith has always been able to draw a crowd with her powerful voice, but she never dreamed her singing would be heard by more than a million people all over the world.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:42 am
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Most School Board members against term limits

St. Charles voters may have the opportunity to impose term limits on public school board members later this year if a proposed bill passes through congress.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:40 am
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Destrehan man accused of raping wife

A Destrehan man who was accused of raping his wife several times over the past 16 months was arrested on Thursday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:39 am
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Morel defeats Marcel by less than 200 votes

Luling attorney Michele Morel is the next 19th Judicial District Court judge. She beat opponent Timothy Marcel by 168 votes during Saturday's election. Read More...
March 24, 2012 at 11:02 pm
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18-wheeler flips on I-310

An 18-wheeler flipped over near the on ramp to I-310 on Saturday. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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Burglars target unlocked cars on West Bank

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is reminding residents once again to lock their vehicles after a spurt of burglaries last week.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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IRS warns seniors to be wary of federal tax refund scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting victims to file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds. Bogus refund claims have been identified from Louisiana and at least five other states, including California, Georgia, Michigan, Alabama and Indiana.
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March 16, 2012 at 10:23 am
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Local teens win $9,000 prize in statewide social media competition

Four senior team members at the Satellite Center are helping the Louisiana tourism industry promote the state’s bicentennial celebrations this year. Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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Bills would make it easier for parish students to leave district

School Board members and district administration are very worried about legislation that could change school districts across Louisiana, including St. Charles.Read More...
March 16, 2012 at 10:21 am
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RSVP offers way for  seniors to stay active
RSVP offers way for seniors to stay active
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St. Charles Parish’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and its senior volunteers are staying as busy as they ever have.