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Great Flood

The Bonnet Carre Spillway was opened for the tenth time in its 80-year history on Monday and the nutrient-rich Mississippi River water now flowing through the area will provide a boost to nearby wetlands, according to a local environmentalist.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:51 pm
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Pier 90 marina closes

For many fishermen, the best way to get to Lake Cataouatche is to launch at Pier 90 and make the four-mile boat ride along Bayou Verret.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:49 pm
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2 shot to death in Des Allemands

Two people are dead in what police are calling a murder/suicide that took place in Des Allemands on Monday night.
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May 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm
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Norco business owners feeling postal after mail change

Mail carriers in the Norco area will no longer be able to pick up and drop off mail at the Norco Post Office. All Norco mail will now be rerouted through LaPlace, but United States Postal Service officials say that the Norco Post Office will remain open and that zip codes will not change.
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May 12, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Spillway will open Monday

The Bonnet Carre Spillway will be opened on Monday, May 9 around 8 a.m. to divert water from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain.Read More...
May 06, 2011 at 10:32 am
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Herald-Guide takes home 18 awards at press competition

The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 18 awards at the Louisiana Press Association competition, which was held at Marksville’s Paragon Casino last weekend.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:37 pm
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Police searching for mysterious van in Norco

Last week, authorities received reports that a small white van being driven around Norco would pull up next to people on the street while the side door opens slowly.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:36 pm
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Covington man charged with pointing gun at driver on I-310

A Covington man who believed he was cut off in traffic allegedly brandished a handgun on I-310 and pointed it at another driver before being arrested a short time later on Highway 90, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
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Parents of wiz kid praise iPad as unique learning tool

As technology improves every year, children seem to be getting a head start on learning. Twenty-month-old Raylon Palmer of Montz is no exception - he cannot even talk yet but he already uses technology on a daily basis.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:34 pm
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Parish air passes test for first time in 15 years

For the first time since 1996, residents can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to the parish’s air quality, according to the American Lung Association.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:32 pm
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Police: Luling man took voyeuristic photos of children

A 33-year-old Luling man has been arrested after authorities say he took photos of children while zooming in on parts of their body.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:30 pm
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Voters KO hospital tax

Seventy percent of voters rejected two St. Charles Parish Hospital propositions in the April 30 election that would have raised taxes to provide for operational costs and capital improvements.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:29 pm
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Corps asks to open spillway

With water levels in the Mississippi River expected to rise to 17 feet this month, the Army Corps of Engineers has officially made a request to the Mississippi River Commission that the Bonnet Carre Spillway be opened no earlier than May 9, according to Chris Brantley, project manager at the spillway.
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May 05, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Hahnville's season ends with 8-0 loss to Ehret

The Hahnville Tigers were eliminated from the Class 5A state baseball playoffs after falling 8-0 to John Ehret on Wednesday.

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May 05, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Hahnville blasts STM 8-0, heading to semis

The Hahnville Lady Tigers blew past STM on Friday, knocking off the defending champions 8-0 to reach the semifinals.

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April 29, 2011 at 1:42 pm
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Red Church fest expected to draw thousands

Thousands of people will head to Destrehan this weekend to enjoy soaring fair rides, chow down on crawfish pies and onion mums and show their skills in target shooting or putt putt golf.
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April 29, 2011 at 10:43 am
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Handicapped man beaten to death by his own cane
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Rodney Naquin Jr. was sentenced to 29 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a count of manslaughter connected with the 2015 death of Jassen Robert of Ama, in which authorities say Naquin stabbed the disabled man 17 times as he burglarized his home.