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Police: St. Rose man wrestles gun from armed invader, shoots 2

Two men were hospitalized last week when a group allegedly attempting to rob a St. Rose home was bested by the homeowner. Police say that four subjects entered a home on E. Club Drive looking for money at 11:25 p.m. The homeowner, Christopher Nunnery, 21, was able to wrestle the gun away from one of the subjects and fired shots at the intruders, according to the police report.
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January 06, 2012 at 10:49 am
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Report: Former clerk employee known as ticket fixer

A former employee of the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office who was arrested and booked with 23 counts of theft was known as someone who could "take care" of traffic tickets for others, according to court documents.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:48 am
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Your votes decide $500 photo contest winner

For months, hundreds of photos have gone head-to-head in online voting to determine the best picture of the year in the Herald-Guide’s photo contest.

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January 06, 2012 at 10:47 am
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Ruling reasserts school board’s role in hiring, firing teachers

The Jindal administration’s sweeping education overhaul took another blow last week when a section of a bill dealing with the hiring and firing of school employees was ruled unconstitutional.

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January 03, 2012 at 9:53 am
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Scam targets local real estate market

Some advertisements online for St. Charles homes for lease at an extremely good price may seem too good to be true – and they are. Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Sheriff warns against shooting fireworks

Even though New Year’s Eve is still a few days away and fireworks are illegal in St. Charles Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne said that his office has already begun to receive fireworks complaints.Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Schools say $40 million building program not due to student increase

Although there has been some fluctuation throughout the years, St. Charles Parish Public Schools have about the same number of students this year as they did 10 years ago. Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Soldier counts blessings after Christmas return

After a year in Afghanistan, Luling Sgt. Jarrod Friloux has made it home for the holidays to spend Christmas with his wife and son. Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:35 am
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St. Charles Parish Christmas church times

December 22, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Paradis crash leaves 1 dead

A 44-year-old Houma man was killed on Sunday after his vehicle ran into a ditch on Old Spanish Trail at Audubon Street in Paradis, according to Louisiana State Police.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Couple finds letters to Santa in Luling Christmas decoration

When Norman and Marcelette Jackson put up their Christmas decorations last year, they were surprised to find real letters to Santa in one of their lawn props.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:28 am
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Former DHS student brings Christmas experience to Africa

While most people were doing last-minute shopping and cleaning last week, Jonathan Snyder was in Africa spreading the message of Christmas to underprivileged children.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Police: Men lured prostitute to Ama home to rob her, pimp

A 21-year-old Metairie prostitute was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night while making a house call in Ama, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Former Valero official admitted porn problem, report says

A former Valero official who was arrested and charged with eight counts of child pornography told a detective that he had a problem with pornography and that he had downloaded and viewed several images and movies containing child porn, according to an affidavit filed with the case.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:25 am
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Destrehan engineer has license revoked

The Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board has revoked the engineering license of Ray Davezac, who pled guilty last year to conspiracy to commit bribery involving a public official.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:24 am
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Expect warmer winter, weather expert says

Frank Revitte, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) said that this winter is predicted to be slightly warmer on average than in recent years.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:03 am
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Hazel Lewis laughed as she fondly remembered the bright smile of her son, Semaj.