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7 years later, schools could spend hundreds of thousands to replace track

After only seven years of use, the track at Hahnville High School has deteriorated to the point of being useless for meets and the School Board has begun discussing plans to replace it.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:59 am
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Bald eagles making comeback in St. Charles

Bald eagles have become a relatively common sight in St. Charles Parish and residents should expect to see more of them in the future, according to Amity Bass, the natural heritage manager of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:57 am
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Chaisson next D.A. after lack of challenger

After facing no opposition, State Senate President Joel Chaisson II will be the new St. Charles Parish district attorney starting next year.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Man dies after driving off Des Allemands bridge

A 48-year-old Thibodaux man died after his vehicle crashed into the Des Allemands bridge rail, flipped over it and fell 28 feet to the ground below, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:53 am
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Road rage behind I-310 crash, police say

Road rage led to a two-vehicle accident on I-310 last Friday and caused one of the vehicles involved in the wreck to ram into the guardrail and flip over, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 09, 2011 at 11:16 am
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See Christmas parades, HHS soccer gallery here

Residents in St. Charles Parish had ample opportunity to enjoy the unusually warm winter weather last weekend.

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December 09, 2011 at 10:49 am
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Student-run store gears up for holidays

If students, parents or fans of the Hahnville Tigers want to have a purple and gold Christmas, they can step right in to the HHS Tiger Mart for a wide selection of spirit wear and accessories.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Map out parish crime with new Sheriff’s Office app

This week the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office launched a new online program that allows residents to map out crime in the parish. Residents can also sign up for crime alerts based on violations that occur within a certain distance of their home, work or daycare.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:54 am
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Family of murdered woman hosts tree lighting

The family of a woman who was tragically gunned down by an ex-boyfriend is hoping that a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 9 will go a long way towards raising awareness of domestic violence.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:53 am
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Council approves $5.8 million EOC

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $5.8 million contract for a new Emergency Operations Center that will be built across the street from the parish courthouse.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:51 am
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Pastor forgives, accepts man accused of burning down church

Two months ago, the New Sarpy community was rocked by a fire that destroyed the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church. Authorities made two arrests in connection with the fire, which they believe started when the men used a torch to steal aluminum.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:50 am
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Former clerk employee pleads guilty to theft

A former employee in the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600 and falsifying records while two other former office employees were arrested and booked with theft.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:49 am
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2 deputies injured, 5 arrested during Christmas parade

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were allegedly attacked by a pair of women and a 16-year-old boy at the Norco Christmas parade and two suffered minor injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:47 am
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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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Fishing for Frankie hits new high in participation
Fishing for Frankie hits new high in participation
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The ninth annual Fishing for Frankie fundraiser tournament saw its best ever turnout of participants, paving the way for the event to raise more than $18,000 for Hahnville resident Meghan Schexnayder as she battles cancer.