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4 years later, wastewater a boon to wetlands

In a resolution issued by the Louisiana Wildlife Federation, the effectiveness of discharging wastewater into wetlands was called into question because of the perceived negative impacts the practice has caused in the Hammond area.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Tigers, Wildcats faced with new challenges as they enter district play

Last season, the senior-laded Wildcats captured a share of the 6-5A championship after tearing through district with a 13-2 record. Destrehan made it to the state quarterfinals before falling to district foe Dutchtown in a 5-4 heartbreaker.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Chances for Luling levee better than ever before

St. Charles Parish officials say they have a better chance than ever before of getting a long-awaited levee for the Luling area because of a compromise in the route and a better working relationship with the Army Corps of Engineers.Read More...
March 17, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Destrehan spring fest halted

After years of holding a spring festival of arts and crafts, Destrehan Plantation has decided to end the event despite high participation for the past few years.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Woman arrested with 5 pounds of pot near school

A 30-year-old Luling woman who lived near Lakeside Elementary School was arrested last week after authorities executed a search warrant at her home and found thousands of dollars worth of drugs, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Members step up to save Willowdale Country Club

While rainy weather and a struggling economy have combined to force many country clubs into financial ruin, Willowdale has managed to stay afloat after members voted to increase dues and collectively pay a one-time fee of $32,000.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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New maps allow better look at parish than ever before

For the first time in five years, St. Charles Parish residents will be able to view an up-to-date map of the parish that highlights streets, evacuation routes, council districts, parks and recreation sites and other landmarks like boat launches and historical sites.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Search is on for missing St. Rose man

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a 32-year-old St. Rose man that has been missing since Saturday.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:13 am
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New Sheriff’s Office about 40 percent complete, should be finished by Oct.

The new St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office being built on Sugarland Parkway in Luling is coming along quickly and is expected to be in use by the end of the year.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:12 am
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Monsanto expands, increasing worldwide Roundup production

Monsanto has completed a nearly $200 million expansion that has increased the company’s Roundup production at the Luling site by 20 percent.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:10 am
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Fatal wreck on Hwy. 90

A 54-year-old Michigan man was killed after his car ran into the back of a dump truck on Highway 90 near the St. Charles Parish line, according to the Louisiana State Police. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:21 am
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St. Rose man fleeces road home program

A St. Rose man has pled guilty to theft of government funds after defrauding the Louisiana Road Home Program, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:20 am
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Drainage issues highlight sparsely-attended town meeting

Parish Council member Carolyn Schexnaydre sponsored an East Bank town hall meeting at Destrehan High School on March 2.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:19 am
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Schools tackle drainage problem

Mimosa Park Elementary and the Norco Elementary schools will receive much-needed repairs this summer while students are on vacation.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:18 am
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Business fair adds crafts in attempt to lure patrons

The St. Charles Parish Business Fest will have a new look this year with the introduction of arts and crafts vendors.
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March 04, 2010 at 11:16 am
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Grimaldi named Deputy of the Year

A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy who jumped into a canal and swam a stranded family back to the highway has been named the 2009 Deputy of the Year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:14 am
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Paul Maillard Road open again after truck accident
Paul Maillard Road open again after truck accident
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The portion of the road that was closed due to an overturned truck at the corner of Canal Street and Paul Maillard Road in Luling has now been reopened.