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Sheriff warns against shooting fireworks

Even though New Year’s Eve is still a few days away and fireworks are illegal in St. Charles Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne said that his office has already begun to receive fireworks complaints.Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Schools say $40 million building program not due to student increase

Although there has been some fluctuation throughout the years, St. Charles Parish Public Schools have about the same number of students this year as they did 10 years ago. Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Soldier counts blessings after Christmas return

After a year in Afghanistan, Luling Sgt. Jarrod Friloux has made it home for the holidays to spend Christmas with his wife and son. Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:35 am
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St. Charles Parish Christmas church times

December 22, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Paradis crash leaves 1 dead

A 44-year-old Houma man was killed on Sunday after his vehicle ran into a ditch on Old Spanish Trail at Audubon Street in Paradis, according to Louisiana State Police.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Couple finds letters to Santa in Luling Christmas decoration

When Norman and Marcelette Jackson put up their Christmas decorations last year, they were surprised to find real letters to Santa in one of their lawn props.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:28 am
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Former DHS student brings Christmas experience to Africa

While most people were doing last-minute shopping and cleaning last week, Jonathan Snyder was in Africa spreading the message of Christmas to underprivileged children.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Police: Men lured prostitute to Ama home to rob her, pimp

A 21-year-old Metairie prostitute was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night while making a house call in Ama, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Former Valero official admitted porn problem, report says

A former Valero official who was arrested and charged with eight counts of child pornography told a detective that he had a problem with pornography and that he had downloaded and viewed several images and movies containing child porn, according to an affidavit filed with the case.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:25 am
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Destrehan engineer has license revoked

The Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board has revoked the engineering license of Ray Davezac, who pled guilty last year to conspiracy to commit bribery involving a public official.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:24 am
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Expect warmer winter, weather expert says

Frank Revitte, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) said that this winter is predicted to be slightly warmer on average than in recent years.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:03 am
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School Board’s turn to redraw district lines

It is the School Board’s turn to redraw district lines in St. Charles – a process that should go smoothly, according to Kevin Belanger, chief executive officer for South Central Planning and Development Commission.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Firefighters battle blazes at hi-tech training center

For years, firefighters in St. Charles Parish were forced to train at dead end streets or abandoned buildings, and while they were able to learn the basic skills of fighting fires, the important skills could only be learned on the job.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:01 am
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7 years later, schools could spend hundreds of thousands to replace track

After only seven years of use, the track at Hahnville High School has deteriorated to the point of being useless for meets and the School Board has begun discussing plans to replace it.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:59 am
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Bald eagles making comeback in St. Charles

Bald eagles have become a relatively common sight in St. Charles Parish and residents should expect to see more of them in the future, according to Amity Bass, the natural heritage manager of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:57 am
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Chaisson next D.A. after lack of challenger

After facing no opposition, State Senate President Joel Chaisson II will be the new St. Charles Parish district attorney starting next year.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto
Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto
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The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.