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More teachers leave LES

Luling Elementary had more than three times as many certificated employees leave the school last year than any other elementary school in the district.
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August 26, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Former councilman seeks state rep post

A second East Bank resident has joined the race for the soon-to-be-vacant District 56 seat in the Louisiana State House of Representatives.
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August 26, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Help on the way for ailing grandmother, grandkids

Employees from International Matex Tank Terminals in St. Rose will be donning gloves and tool belts this Friday to help out an ailing caretaker.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:59 am
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When bugs attack

Two Luling mothers have discovered just how dangerous insect bites can be, with one ending up in the hospital after a mosquito bite and the other dealing with a swollen face after a battle with a deer fly.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:58 am
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Armed men invade home

A 23-year-old Norco woman was forced into her home at gunpoint and tied up with an electrical cord while two men went through her belongings, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Major thriller films at hospital

“Parker,” a movie featuring action star Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez filmed inside St. Charles Parish Hospital for nearly 14 hours last Monday.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:53 am
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Teen pleads guilty in Norco murder

Daniel Deese, 16, entered a guilty plea for manslaughter on Monday in the November killing of 78-year-old Mary Nancy Arico, of Norco.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:52 am
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Man gets 40 years in St. Rose death

Toby Beasley of Hahnville pled guilty on Tuesday to manslaughter in connection to an arson in St. Rose that killed 88-year-old Ophelia Shepard, who was a double amputee and could not escape the fire. Beasley, 32, was originally charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson.
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August 26, 2011 at 8:51 am
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Murder cases end in manslaughter pleas

Two parishioners charged with murder, Daniel Deese and Toby Beasley, pled guilty to manslaughter this week.

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August 23, 2011 at 11:57 am
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Second frog heist suspect arrested

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made a second arrest in connection with an incident where three teens were robbed of two frogs.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:47 am
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West Nile confirmed in Killona mosquito sample

The year's first confirmed case of West Nile Encephalitis virus in the Greater New Orleans area was found last week in a Killona mosquito sample.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:40 am
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7 council members will run for re-election

Seven of the nine Parish Council members say they will seek re-election in October, with only Councilmen Terry Authement and Marcus Lambert choosing to leave office.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Gisclair will not seek another term as assessor

Parish Assessor Clyde “Rock” Gisclair, who has served in his post for more than 40 years, will retire at the end of his current term.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:38 am
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99 auto burglaries reported this summer

This summer has been a busy one for car burglars, who lifted items from 99 vehicles from June through August, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Lightning blows out windows of Luling home

The recent thunderstorms have provided some much-needed relief to Louisiana soil, but they can also be dangerous. No one knows that better than the Landeche family, who had lightning strike their large oak tree and travel into their house, where it blew out the front windows, burst the water heater and ruined all of their appliances.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Cook up a new hobby

With more than 180 classes from cupcakes and Cajun cooking to finances and photography, the Community Education program has something for everyone. And with about 1,500 people attending the classes each semester, participants are sure to make some new friends.
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August 19, 2011 at 9:33 am
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This cookie crumbled and then became a Peruvian dream
This cookie crumbled and then became a Peruvian dream
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It was late at night, after the children went to sleep, that Pamela Burford quietly started cooking Peruvian sweets in her Luling kitchen.