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School employees bring home the bacon

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted last week to award one-time bonuses to all full-time and permanent part-time employees.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Schools get safety-centered facelift

Many visitors to Hahnville High School know that it is easy to miss the front office and go wandering into the school.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:38 am
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Jump in thefts leads to 9.7 percent crime increase

Crime in St. Charles during the second quarter of 2010 increased by 9.7 percent when compared to the same period in 2009, according to stats released by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Zydeco’s moving to vacated 90 West location

Due to space limitations at its current location, Zydeco’s is moving from Paradis to the building formerly inhabited by 90 West, which recently went out of business.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Man charged with rape of adopted children

A 51-year-old Wisconsin man has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape after molesting three young children he adopted, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:30 am
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Vandals trash pump station

Vandals threw railroad-side debris at the Oak Street pumping station overnight, rendering the drainage equipment inoperable.
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August 19, 2010 at 10:28 am
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‘Synthetic marijuana’ pulled from store shelves

Lighting up a bag of herbal incense is now illegal in Louisiana, and local sellers such as Smoker’s Haven were forced to pull all types of what is referred to as “synthetic marijuana” from their shelves.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:00 am
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Destrehan student with rare medical condition saved by long-lost sister

Two weeks ago, Madison Tully was not sure she would live.
Madison, 16, is one of only 12 people in the world who is fighting both sickle cell anemia and lupus.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 9:54 am
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Board members call for more black teachers at schools

School Board members John Smith and Ellis Alexander are concerned that there is a lack of minority representation in the school district. Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Domino’s driver robbed at gunpoint while making delivery

A Domino’s delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint by two men, who approached her shortly after she had dropped off a pizza in the 300 block of East Club Drive in St. Rose, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Class teaches unique, Israeli methods to defend against muggers, sexual assailants

An Israeli combat system that teaches students to deal with real-life situations such as muggings or sexual assaults is gaining interest in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:07 am
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Police make arrest in armed robbery of St. Rose Driving Range

A 41-year-old St. Rose man has been arrested for allegedly robbing the St. Rose Driving Range and fleeing with an unknown amount of money, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 10:06 am
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Police: Man who attempted to meet 14-year-old for sex arrested in undercover sting

A 52-year-old West Virginia man was arrested after attempting to meet a 14-year-old girl he had chatted with online for sex. What Neil Romano, of 152 Tioga Fork Road in Craigsville, didn’t know was that he had been chatting with an undercover officer.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:52 am
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National mag touts parish to industry

Businesses looking to expand operations are again looking to St. Charles Parish and the surrounding region thanks to a new article in Expansion Solutions Magazine.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:51 am
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School bus goes up in flames during mock run in St. Rose

During a mock run to get ready for the new school year, a St. Charles Parish school bus caught fire and was destroyed.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:50 am
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Withdraw gives School Board seat to Bernard

The School Board race for the district 2 seat is over, and Melinda Huff Bernard has come out victorious.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Parish Council OKs added cost ,  work for Ormond repaving project
Parish Council OKs added cost , work for Ormond repaving project
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The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $278,528 change order for the Ormond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation project, but not until it clarified why the change was needed for the $3.6 million project.