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Beat a car, see ugliest dresses at Relay For Life

Teams of St. Charles Parish residents will fight an around the clock battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, beginning at 6 p.m. on May 15 at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm
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Bridge collision claims life of former HHS athlete

A former Hahnville High School student and star softball player, 18-year-old Jessica Cancienne, was killed when her 2008 Mazda Tribute ran into the back of a garbage truck on the Hale Boggs Bridge last week.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm
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Police lieutenant, ex-wife charged with tax fraud

A lieutenant with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and his ex-wife are charged with filing false federal tax returns using the names of inmates at the Orleans Parish prison, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm
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State hiring 500 for oil spill work

Just five years after Hurricane Katrina, southeast Louisiana is facing the possibility of another catastrophe. But this time, it’s man-made.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:44 am
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Herald-Guide wins 17 press association awards

The St. Charles Herald-Guide picked up 17 awards at the Louisiana Press Association’s annual luncheon, which was held in Lafayette.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:19 am
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Mosquitoes swarm Luling, low numbers in rest of parish

One of the coldest winters on record has thrown off the mating habits of mosquitoes, which means many residents in St. Charles Parish have been able to venture out of their homes without having to constantly swat at the annoying insects.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:18 am
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After hostile public meeting, corps calls off New Sarpy stockpiling

After hearing from outraged residents and officials at a public meeting in March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to stockpile clay on a 42-acre vacant property located at Vans Lane and River Road in New Sarpy.
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May 06, 2010 at 11:17 am
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New center to offer medical, dental care to East Bank students

A new school-based wellness center located between St. Rose Elementary and Albert Cammon Middle School will provide nearby students medical and dental care with no out of pocket cost to their parents.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:14 am
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Businesses finally recover from fire

It’s been a long month for Linda Baxa and her daughter, Jennifer Dodson, after a fire at nearby East Island Chinese Restaurant on March 24 caused thousands of dollars of damage at their store, It’s All About You Interiors, and forced them to temporarily close their doors.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:12 am
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4 captured after 10-hour manhunt

Four suspects in an armed robbery in Edgard were arrested in St. Charles Parish on May 4 after a 10-hour man hunt, according to authorities.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 11:06 am
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Lady Tigers lose state title game in final inning

The Hahnville Lady Tigers tore through the 5A playoffs and marched all the way to the state championship game for the first time in school history.Read More...
May 06, 2010 at 8:48 am
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Destrehan engineer pleads guilty to bribery

Destrehan engineer Ray Davezac pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery after paying $5,000 to a car dealership to benefit former St. John Parish President Bill Hubbard. Read More...
May 01, 2010 at 11:25 am
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Sparks fly at welding competition

Thirty-eight students from 11 schools, including both Destrehan and Hahnville, took part in an Associated Builders and Contractors welding competition in St. Rose.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Schools allow students to carry life-saving medication

Students with severe, life-threatening allergies will now be allowed to bring their medications to school with them and self administer them if there is an emergency.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:55 am
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$3.7 million Luling drainage project complete

Two pumping stations on the West Bank will function much more efficiently during heavy rainfall thanks to the installation of automatic bar screen cleaners. Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:54 am
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Arrest made in rape of 8-year-old parish boy

A Gonazales man has been arrested and charged with raping an 8-year-old boy three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
April 29, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Luling woman beats brain cancer and then walks to raise money to help others
Luling woman beats brain cancer and then walks to raise money to help others
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Diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7, Kacey Marse knows how important the family and friends are who helped her get through 17 surgeries, chemo and radiation therapy.