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Portion of Beaupre Drive to close for 6 weeks

Beaupre Drive near Cottage Drive in Luling will be closed to traffic for six weeks for the installation of a new drainage culvert, according to St. Charles Parish officials.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Morel says dad’s connections do not give advantage in judge’s race

Facing a packed house of nearly 100 parishioners at the Norco Civic Association meeting Tuesday, candidates Michele Morel and Tim Marcel told listeners why they deserve to be the next 29th Judicial District judge.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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Author shines light on history of Des Allemands

For the first time, Des Allemands residents can sit down to a book entirely dedicated to the history of their favorite town.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:36 pm
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Rare illness with strange symptoms strikes ‘63 Destrehan High graduate

The family of a Norco native stricken with a rare fatal illness now has a leg to stand on thanks to a recent local fundraiser.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:34 pm
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Sci-fi movie films at Spillway

Filming for alien-invasion movie "The Host" shut down Spillway Road, which connects Norco and Montz, for two days this week.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:32 pm
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Police searching for brazen Ormond robbers

A woman was robbed at gunpoint in front of her two young children after pulling into the driveway of her Ormond home last week, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:26 pm
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Luling man charged with firing 3 shots at vehicle

A 26-year-old Luling man was arrested after authorities say he fired three shots into an occupied vehicle while at a party.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:17 pm
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Modern-day treasure hunters battle at Boutte Storage Wars

When a rookie shows up to bid on repossessed storage units at a local auction, the first thing they are told by seasoned buyers is not to believe everything they see on TV. Read More...
March 01, 2012 at 1:47 pm
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Man gets 8 years for indecent behavior with young girl

A 31-year-old Raceland man was sentenced to eight years in jail after pleading guilty to indecent behavior with a parish juvenile.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:33 am
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Curious home buyers can get questions answered at Home Ownership Fair

Thinking about buying a house? Curious about the home-buying process? Get your questions answered at a Home Ownership Fair at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Library on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:24 am
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Raised expectations could leave some young students playing catch up

St. Charles children who plan to enter kindergarten in August will have a new list of high standards to meet.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:22 am
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Third arrest made in St. Rose armed robbery

A St. Rose man was arrested after authorities say he and three other men broke into a home, but were bested by the homeowner who shot two of the alleged burglars.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:20 am
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Krewe of Lul unable to have backup plan in place in case of future cancellations

For the second straight year, the Krewe of Lul parade was canceled due to inclement weather.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:19 am
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Mother, infant escape St. Rose blaze, but lose everything

A recent fire in a St. Rose subdivision has left an 18-year-old and her infant baby with no home and no belongings.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:18 am
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Hollywood starlets film basketball movie in St. Charles

A new movie called "The Hot Flashes" has been filming in areas around St. Charles Parish, according to Corey Faucheaux, the parish’s director of economic development.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:16 am
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Baton Rouge man impersonated cop, police say

A 39-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested after authorities say he pretended to be a policeman while assisting a driver with a flat tire on Airline Highway in Destrehan.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:15 am
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Norco woman recalls experience as DHS' first homecoming queen
Norco woman recalls experience as DHS' first homecoming queen
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Although it was 74 years ago, Sadie Digirolamo Trosclair still recalls her surprise when she learned she'd been named Destrehan High School's first homecoming queen.