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United Way accepting gifts for annual toy drive

Kick off the season of giving by bringing a smile to a child in need. Help Santa out this year by donating toys to the United Way of St. Charles’ annual Toy and Food drive.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Luling family honored for fight against cancer

Kyle Bergeron’s family and friends have worked diligently over the past five years to make sure his name is never forgotten. Kyle fought but lost a valiant battle against leukemia and passed away in 2006 at the age of 18.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Jindal will attend community center groundbreaking

Gov. Bobby Jindal will attend the groundbreaking for the parish’s new community center in Luling on Dec. 16 at 11:30 a.m.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Change coming to Paul Maillard

St. Charles Parish was awarded a $442,422 planning grant that will be used to focus on ways to improve Paul Maillard Road and determine the type of development that will best suit the area in the future.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Creative boaters show off floats at bayou parade

Don’t miss your chance to see gingerbread houses, reindeer and snowmen making their way down the bayou during this year’s annual Christmas boat parade.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Now is best time to buy home due to low interest rates, realtors say

With interest rates at historic lows and the recent passage of an amendment that prohibits new fees on home sales, local realtors say that this is the "best time in the world" to buy a house.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Santa meets Star Wars at Norco Christmas parade

Santa will be joined by Darth Vader, a master drumline and popular fiddler Amanda Shaw when the Norco Christmas parade rolls through town on Dec. 4.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:28 am
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Burglars strike in Luling during Thanksgiving holiday

Four homes in Luling’s Mimosa Park neighborhood were burglarized during the Thanksgiving weekend while the homeowners were out of town, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Nuclear plant workers exposed to unplanned radiation

Workers at Entergy’s Waterford 3 nuclear power plant were exposed to unplanned doses of radiation during a 2009 refueling outage, according to a final determination issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week.

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December 02, 2011 at 9:26 am
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New emergency room will open early next year

A new emergency department at St. Charles Parish Hospital should be usable by early March of next year if construction continues as planned.

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November 23, 2011 at 11:11 am
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$81,000 raised for Boutte family who lost home in fire

Approximately $81,000 in donations has been raised to help LSU running back Alfred Blue and his family after a fire destroyed their home in September, according to LSU Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:28 am
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Marino elected Clerk of Court

St. Charles will have a new clerk of court next year after run-off elections were held last weekend.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Valero official faces child porn charges

The director of human resources and public affairs for Valero St. Charles Refinery was arrested after authorities say they discovered child pornography on his home computer during an undercover investigation.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Former Lions Club secretary guilty of stealing $147,000

Allemands woman pleaded guilty to stealing $147,000 from the Luling/Boutte Lions Club while working as the organization’s secretary.
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November 23, 2011 at 10:25 am
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Community bands together to feed 200 for Thanksgiving

Four community organizations have come together to make sure that nearly 200 parish residents will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional holiday meal.

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November 23, 2011 at 10:24 am
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Season retail jobs hard to find in St. Charles

Getting temporary work during the holidays is a great way to earn some extra spending money, but seasonal jobs are few and far between in St. Charles this year.

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November 18, 2011 at 10:53 am
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Business news: Access Health expanding dental services, facilities in Luling
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Dr. Michael Boudreaux says whats going on at the St. Charles Health Community Center "is pretty big."