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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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Man dies after driving off Des Allemands bridge

A 48-year-old Thibodaux man died after his vehicle crashed into the Des Allemands bridge rail, flipped over it and fell 28 feet to the ground below, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:53 am
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Road rage behind I-310 crash, police say

Road rage led to a two-vehicle accident on I-310 last Friday and caused one of the vehicles involved in the wreck to ram into the guardrail and flip over, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 09, 2011 at 11:16 am
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See Christmas parades, HHS soccer gallery here

Residents in St. Charles Parish had ample opportunity to enjoy the unusually warm winter weather last weekend.

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December 09, 2011 at 10:49 am
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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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