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Driver dies after head-on collision on Hwy. 3127

A woman from the Dominican Republic was killed last Tuesday when her vehicle ran into oncoming traffic on LA 3127 in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm
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2 arrested in St. Rose attempted murder

Two St. Rose men who allegedly shot a 25-year-old acquaintance several times last Sunday have been arrested, but authorities are asking for help tracking down a third man they say is involved in the crime.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:53 pm
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Record number of teams Relay for Life

More than 350 people have already signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during the 14th Annual Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:51 pm
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Luling home burglaries are likely connected

A home burglary that occurred Tuesday at noon in Willowdale is likely connected to three more home burglaries that recently took place in Luling, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm
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Spillway shooter finally sentenced to 6 years

On March 29, Mark Gautreau, 51, was finally sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a shooting he had perpetrated nearly six years earlier.

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April 19, 2012 at 2:46 pm
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St. Pierre touts drainage improvements at Chamber parish presidents' forum

During the recent River Region Chamber of Commerce Parish Presidents’ Forum, V.J. St. Pierre touted several projects recently completed by the parish in 2011.

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April 19, 2012 at 10:30 am
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751 vote early on $60 million bond issue for schools, hospital

On Saturday St. Charles Parish residents will decide whether the school system and the hospital will be able to borrow a combined $60 million.

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April 19, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Pound pets begin trip to new shelter

St. Charles Parish’s lost and stray animals have a new home.

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April 12, 2012 at 7:43 pm
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Dow will award up to $100,000 with Community Gives grant

The Dow Chemical Company is once again taking applications for its annual Dow Community Gives grant program. This year Dow will award up to $100,000 across Louisiana.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
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Fire insurance rates to drop for Paradis residents

Homeowners in the Paradis area can expect significant rate reductions in their fire insurance premiums, effective May 7, according to Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
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Council throws support behind $220 million pipeline

The St. Charles Parish Council showed support for a $220 million pipeline that will deliver gas and diesel from Valero St. Charles Refinery in Norco to a Kinder Morgan terminal in Collins, Miss.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:51 pm
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Reward offered in burglary of WWII veteran’s home

Family members of a WWII veteran and his wife who were the victims of a burglary on Monday afternoon are offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the break in.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm
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Reform bills could change state’s education landscape

Two bills that will change Louisiana’s education landscape passed the House and Senate last week and are awaiting Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:49 pm
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Des Allemands men charged with rape of teen

Two Des Allemands men have been arrested in connection with the rape of a 15-year-old girl, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:46 pm
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Steals, deals up for grabs at sheriff's auction

Anyone searching for a used car, computers or stereo equipment will get the chance to buy both for cheap when the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office holds their annual auction on April 21.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm
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American, German WWII pilots invade library

WWII pilots from both America and Germany will invade the East Regional Library in Destrehan on April 21 to give residents a first-hand look at the air war over Europe.

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April 12, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Tigers hit road to face ‘mirror image’ Ruston
Tigers hit road to face ‘mirror image’ Ruston
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Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio has quipped that he “wouldn’t want to face us,” given the dominant fashion his Tigers have stormed through the majority of its schedule.