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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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School Board’s turn to redraw district lines

It is the School Board’s turn to redraw district lines in St. Charles – a process that should go smoothly, according to Kevin Belanger, chief executive officer for South Central Planning and Development Commission.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Firefighters battle blazes at hi-tech training center

For years, firefighters in St. Charles Parish were forced to train at dead end streets or abandoned buildings, and while they were able to learn the basic skills of fighting fires, the important skills could only be learned on the job.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:01 am
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7 years later, schools could spend hundreds of thousands to replace track

After only seven years of use, the track at Hahnville High School has deteriorated to the point of being useless for meets and the School Board has begun discussing plans to replace it.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:59 am
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Bald eagles making comeback in St. Charles

Bald eagles have become a relatively common sight in St. Charles Parish and residents should expect to see more of them in the future, according to Amity Bass, the natural heritage manager of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:57 am
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Chaisson next D.A. after lack of challenger

After facing no opposition, State Senate President Joel Chaisson II will be the new St. Charles Parish district attorney starting next year.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Man dies after driving off Des Allemands bridge

A 48-year-old Thibodaux man died after his vehicle crashed into the Des Allemands bridge rail, flipped over it and fell 28 feet to the ground below, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 16, 2011 at 8:53 am
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Road rage behind I-310 crash, police say

Road rage led to a two-vehicle accident on I-310 last Friday and caused one of the vehicles involved in the wreck to ram into the guardrail and flip over, according to Louisiana State Police.

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December 09, 2011 at 11:16 am
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See Christmas parades, HHS soccer gallery here

Residents in St. Charles Parish had ample opportunity to enjoy the unusually warm winter weather last weekend.

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December 09, 2011 at 10:49 am
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Student-run store gears up for holidays

If students, parents or fans of the Hahnville Tigers want to have a purple and gold Christmas, they can step right in to the HHS Tiger Mart for a wide selection of spirit wear and accessories.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Map out parish crime with new Sheriff’s Office app

This week the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office launched a new online program that allows residents to map out crime in the parish. Residents can also sign up for crime alerts based on violations that occur within a certain distance of their home, work or daycare.

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December 09, 2011 at 9:54 am
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31 Days of Hope starts a 'gift from the heart' movement
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When Earl and Lynelle Adams pulled up to Starbucks in Kenner and announced they were buying coffee for themselves and for the vehicle behind them, the man at the drive-through window told them this had been going on all day.