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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

Donít miss your chance to see gingerbread houses, reindeer and snowmen making their way down the bayou during this yearís 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 Lulingís 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 Entergyís 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 organizationís 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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Parish launches iPhone app to lure businesses

St. Charles Parish visitors and potential business investors are now able to access parish information with the tap of a finger with the release of the new iSCP application for iPhone.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Des Allemands couple charged with burglary of gun, prescription drugs

Two Des Allemands residents have been arrested after authorities say they stole several prescription medications and a gun from a neighbor and then refused to open their door to deputies.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Western Tie-in to tie up Hwy. 90 traffic for 5 months

Already faced with increased dump truck traffic on Highway 90, residents traveling on the highway will be forced through single-lane detours on both sides of the road for around five months early next year, according to Corps of Engineers spokesman Jeff Williams.Read More...
November 18, 2011 at 9:48 am
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Gulf South Pipeline's promise to donate $2 million to improve Montz drainage in return for putting Entergy's gas compressor station in the area got an angry response from residents.