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Man robbed at gunpoint after leaving Southpark Tavern

A Des Allemands man was robbed at gunpoint last week after leaving Southpark Tavern in Boutte, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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For $30 a day new clinic will care for elderly, disabled

The St. Charles Community Health Center is close to breaking ground on a 27,000 square-foot facility in Norco that will provide healthcare, dentistry, podiatry and psychiatry services.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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Norco business fails to pay $74,000 in overtime

The owner of an electrical services company in Norco pled guilty last week for failure to pay his employees more than $70,000 in overtime and filing false documents that claimed each employee was paid.
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September 02, 2010 at 3:38 pm
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New Orleans man found guilty of Hahnville murder

A New Orleans man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of a Hahnville man at Raintree Court Apartments in December of 2008.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:37 pm
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Committee says $10 million expansion of pre-kindergarten program worth the money

The St. Charles Parish School Board Finance Committee recently discussed the feasibility of expanding the parish’s current pre-kindergarten program to include every 4-year-old in the parish.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:36 pm
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Family battles cancer twice, calls on ABC show for help

Duston Frickey and Vanessa Frank met and fell in love while caring for their children at St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Duston’s 2-year-old daughter, Briauna, was diagnosed before her first birthday with eye cancer, while Vanessa’s 5-year-old son, Devin, has leukemia.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:33 pm
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Victim describes horror as driver runs over teens

Three Hahnville High School students were hospitalized after being run over by a driver who witnesses say was texting at the time of the accident. Two of them are recovering while a third is in critical condition.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 9:11 am
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DHS junior one of 4 students from U.S. picked for global conference

Destrehan junior Mya LaGrange is making her way towards a future in international journalism.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Parish expects to collect $1 million less in tax revenue

Because of a reduced inventory at some industries, the value of the parish’s tax roll is expected to drop by $35 million this year. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Sheriff’s Office releases full jail roster online

The names of every single inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center are now online, and includes a feature that automatically notifies residents when a specific inmate is released.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Swine flu pandemic over, drama-free season expected

After a swine flu epidemic last year, the St. Charles Community Health Center says that residents can stop worrying about contracting the virus.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:12 am
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Paradis woman dies from severe burns sustained in house fire

A 48-year-old Paradis woman died last week from injuries she sustained in a fire, according to State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Driver, dog attack deputy during traffic stop

A Montz man was arrested on Monday after an altercation with a police officer that resulted in numerous charges, including attempted murder.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Classes that can change your life

For more than 30 years, St. Charles Parish Schools has offered community education classes to further teaching and learning after high school and beyond.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Luling activist used as pawn in oil spill scam

Right after Katrina, Luling resident Adline Mott helped more than 100 people from the community who desperately needed jobs find work rebuilding the area. So when a similar situation presented itself regarding the BP oil spill, Mott immediately began making phone calls.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:07 am
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New bike path connects Willowdale to Mimosa, circles around future park site

A bike path that connects to Willowdale and winds around the future sight of Rathborne Park is substantially complete and residents are already starting to take notice.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing
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Roy Clements of Montz didn’t expect the Rotary Club of St. Charles’ Thanksgiving basket of food that came to his family’s door last Wednesday, but he was visibly appreciative of getting it.