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Bank phone, text scam targets residents

Residents around the area are receiving scam phone calls claiming to be from First National Bank USA that ask them to "reactivate" their account by giving out their personal information, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Pictures, memories sought for art teacher tribute

Organizers are seeking written memories and photos that can be used in a tribute to Lloyd Sensat, who passed away last year but had a tremendous influence on students in St. Charles through his Talented Art program.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:37 am
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Sheriff supports harsher punishment for copper thieves

Copper thieves in St. Charles could be facing harsher punishments if a recently-introduced bill passes through the Louisiana House of Representatives.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:36 am
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Farmers’ Market officials say government funding needed to survive

During a St. Charles Parish Council meeting last week, a Hahnville resident and a few council members questioned whether the German Coast Farmers’ Market should continue to receive $30,000 in annual funding from the government.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:35 am
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Grandma pleads guilty to negligent injuring

A grandmother pleaded guilty to negligent injuring after failing to seek treatment for her handicapped granddaughter, who had been attacked by a dog.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:33 am
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District plans on eliminating A.A. Songy

The elimination of A.A. Songy Kindergarten Center is included in a list of future capital improvement projects for St. Charles Parish Public Schools.Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:29 am
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Portion of Beaupre Drive to close for 6 weeks

Beaupre Drive near Cottage Drive in Luling will be closed to traffic for six weeks for the installation of a new drainage culvert, according to St. Charles Parish officials.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Morel says dad’s connections do not give advantage in judge’s race

Facing a packed house of nearly 100 parishioners at the Norco Civic Association meeting Tuesday, candidates Michele Morel and Tim Marcel told listeners why they deserve to be the next 29th Judicial District judge.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Author shines light on history of Des Allemands

For the first time, Des Allemands residents can sit down to a book entirely dedicated to the history of their favorite town.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:36 pm
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Rare illness with strange symptoms strikes ‘63 Destrehan High graduate

The family of a Norco native stricken with a rare fatal illness now has a leg to stand on thanks to a recent local fundraiser.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:34 pm
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Sci-fi movie films at Spillway

Filming for alien-invasion movie "The Host" shut down Spillway Road, which connects Norco and Montz, for two days this week.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:32 pm
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Police searching for brazen Ormond robbers

A woman was robbed at gunpoint in front of her two young children after pulling into the driveway of her Ormond home last week, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:26 pm
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Luling man charged with firing 3 shots at vehicle

A 26-year-old Luling man was arrested after authorities say he fired three shots into an occupied vehicle while at a party.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:17 pm
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Modern-day treasure hunters battle at Boutte Storage Wars

When a rookie shows up to bid on repossessed storage units at a local auction, the first thing they are told by seasoned buyers is not to believe everything they see on TV. Read More...
March 01, 2012 at 1:47 pm
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Man gets 8 years for indecent behavior with young girl

A 31-year-old Raceland man was sentenced to eight years in jail after pleading guilty to indecent behavior with a parish juvenile.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:33 am
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Vial retires after nearly 60 years of practicing law
Vial retires after nearly 60 years of practicing law
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Leon "Sonny" Vial III had served four years as a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot when he decided it was time for a career move.