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Kayak racer to cross Lake Pontchartrain to honor friend

What started out as a fundraiser to fight cancer is now a memorial to a late friend, father and husband.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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2,400 workers needed for $510 million Entergy project

Entergy will replace its two steam generators along with the reactor vessel pressure head at Waterford 3, which will mean the influx of 2,400 temporary workers into St. Charles Parish this spring.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:40 pm
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New trash proposal would save over $1 million

SDT Waste and Debris Services has offered the parish a waste-hauling proposal that the company says would result in savings of more than $1.3 million over the next five years.Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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Hahnville over Ehret, Destrehan falls on last-second field goal

The Hahnville Tigers held off a second half charge by the John Ehret Patriots and grabbed their first victory of the season on Friday night. Running back Ahmad White ran for 143 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the team.Read More...
September 03, 2010 at 9:18 am
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New Tiger, Wildcat websites unveiled

A new football season is upon us and the Herald-Guide has unveiled two websites that will make following the Hahnville Tigers and the Destrehan Wildcats even easier.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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Man robbed at gunpoint after leaving Southpark Tavern

A Des Allemands man was robbed at gunpoint last week after leaving Southpark Tavern in Boutte, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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For $30 a day new clinic will care for elderly, disabled

The St. Charles Community Health Center is close to breaking ground on a 27,000 square-foot facility in Norco that will provide healthcare, dentistry, podiatry and psychiatry services.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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Norco business fails to pay $74,000 in overtime

The owner of an electrical services company in Norco pled guilty last week for failure to pay his employees more than $70,000 in overtime and filing false documents that claimed each employee was paid.
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September 02, 2010 at 3:38 pm
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New Orleans man found guilty of Hahnville murder

A New Orleans man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of a Hahnville man at Raintree Court Apartments in December of 2008.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:37 pm
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Committee says $10 million expansion of pre-kindergarten program worth the money

The St. Charles Parish School Board Finance Committee recently discussed the feasibility of expanding the parish’s current pre-kindergarten program to include every 4-year-old in the parish.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:36 pm
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Family battles cancer twice, calls on ABC show for help

Duston Frickey and Vanessa Frank met and fell in love while caring for their children at St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Duston’s 2-year-old daughter, Briauna, was diagnosed before her first birthday with eye cancer, while Vanessa’s 5-year-old son, Devin, has leukemia.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:33 pm
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Victim describes horror as driver runs over teens

Three Hahnville High School students were hospitalized after being run over by a driver who witnesses say was texting at the time of the accident. Two of them are recovering while a third is in critical condition.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 9:11 am
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DHS junior one of 4 students from U.S. picked for global conference

Destrehan junior Mya LaGrange is making her way towards a future in international journalism.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Parish expects to collect $1 million less in tax revenue

Because of a reduced inventory at some industries, the value of the parish’s tax roll is expected to drop by $35 million this year. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Sheriff’s Office releases full jail roster online

The names of every single inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center are now online, and includes a feature that automatically notifies residents when a specific inmate is released.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Swine flu pandemic over, drama-free season expected

After a swine flu epidemic last year, the St. Charles Community Health Center says that residents can stop worrying about contracting the virus.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:12 am
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ITT shutdown drives student to suicide hotline
ITT shutdown drives student to suicide hotline
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By Anna Thibodeaux & Ryan Arena

ITT Technical Institute’s closing had student Zina Richards calling the VA suicide hotline when she learned it put her back to square one with her bachelor’s degree.