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Councilwoman urges railroad to cut down on wait times

For Councilwoman Carolyn Schexnaydre, the derailment of eight Canadian National train cars in Destrehan in late October was the final straw for the railroad company.
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November 19, 2010 at 1:14 am
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Hahnville holds on for thrilling 35-31 win over West Jeff

The Hahnville Tigers were two yards away from suffering a shocking playoff loss after West Jefferson staged a furious rally in the last minute of the game on Friday night. But the Buccaneers fell short and the Tigers will now travel to Lafayette to take on No. 2-ranked STM after their 35-31 victory.

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November 12, 2010 at 10:42 pm
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Miracle baby, mother doing just fine after coma scare

After a six-week induced coma and treatment for acute respiratory distress syndrome, a Des Allemands woman miraculously gave birth to a healthy baby girl. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:52 am
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Destrehan man charged with molesting family members

A 51-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with two male juveniles that were related to him, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Hunting season leads to increase in gunshot complaints

The beginning of hunting season has coincided with calls to the Sheriff’s Office complaining of the discharge of weapons in close proximity to homes, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Craw-shrimp?

Many fishermen were left scratching their heads when this unusual shrimp was caught last week, but a marine biologist with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said the crustacean is fairly common.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Woman charged with breaking into home, threatening owner with broom

A St. Rose woman was arrested on Monday after allegedly entering another woman’s house and threatening her with a broomstick.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:51 am
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‘Shoebox’ gifts spread joy to poor children around the world

While Christmas is more than a month away, it’s never too early to start giving.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:50 am
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Monster po-boys, Chee-Weez big draws at River Parishes Fest

Residents will come from all across the parish to boogie to rocking music, soar through the air on various rides and get their fill of those famous monster soft shell crab, shrimp and oyster po-boys at the 40th Annual River Parishes Fall Festival.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:46 am
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150 arts and crafts booths sell wares at Destrehan Fest

The 39th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival will kick off on Saturday with what organizers hope will be a record-breaking crowd.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Hwy. 90 boat launch put on hold

While approving the parish’s $145 million budget on Monday, the council also re-affirmed its decision to take the $450,000 set aside for a new Luling boat launch and move it to the general fund.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:43 am
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Soldier’s wife wants a yellow ribbon tied on every house

The wife of a soldier deployed overseas is challenging St. Charles Parish residents and businesses to show their patriotic spirit from Veteran’s Day until Christmas in honor of the seven soldiers that will finally return home next month.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:41 am
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20-point fourth quarter gives ESJ 41-16 win over Hahnville

A pair of huge interception returns that totaled 175 yards and two touchdowns helped the East St. John Wildcats knock off Hahnville 41-16 on Friday night. But it wasn’t just the Wildcats defense that came up big, their offense put on a clinic, mixing the run and pass to perfection on their way to the victory.

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November 05, 2010 at 10:22 pm
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How did Black Prince Island get it’s name?

After receiving numerous emails and phone calls regarding the Air Force jet that crashed into Mud Lake in the early 1950s, the Herald-Guide is asking for community help in solving another area mystery.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:14 pm
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Man charged with bilking Destrehan home owner

A Destrehan man was arrested after authorities say he received more than $10,000 to perform home renovations and then failed to perform any work.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:13 pm
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Grave Blessing

Father Joseph Duc Dzien blesses graves on All Saints Day at St. Gertrude Cemetery. Read More...
November 04, 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Council selects new garbage company
Council selects new garbage company
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Following several discussions aimed at fine tuning St. Charles Parish's anticipated five-year garbage collection contract, the council chose Houma-based Pelican Waste and Debris as the new service provider Monday.