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Gamblers lose $10.4 million during last year

Despite the state of the economy, residents in St. Charles Parish are still spending plenty of money on video gaming with $29.7 million going into the roughly 331 machines in the area in a 12-month period, according to statistics from the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:48 pm
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Illegal immigrant guilty of brutal '06 hotel rape

A 28-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico was sentenced to 35 years of hard labor after pleading guilty to a forcible rape that occurred at a local hotel in February of 2006.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Hahnville holds on against E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty. Read More...
October 09, 2010 at 8:46 am
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Police: Luling man injured by drunk driver

A 42-year-old Slidell man was charged with vehicular negligent injuring after crashing into the back of another vehicle near the intersection of Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather Street late Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 2:04 pm
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Destrehan businessman hopes sauce helps saves the coast

A Destrehan businessman has produced a new hot sauce for sale around the parish and 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Audubon Nature Institute to help with oil spill cleanup efforts.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Construction begins on Fallen Hero Memorial

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will begin construction on a Fallen Hero Memorial that will be placed in front of the new law enforcement complex. But time is running out for those who want to purchase memorial bricks to surround the area.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Alexander wins School Board seat in landslide

The votes are in and St. Charles Parish has chosen their representatives.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Wrecks increase in Louisiana after texting ban, study shows

While Louisiana recently made it illegal to text and drive, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety actually shows that accident rates have increased since the ban took affect.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Man charged with forcible rape of teen

A LaPlace man was arrested and charged with the forcible rape of a 13-year-old Luling girl.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Valero says leak had no impact on environment, community

A week after sulfuric acid leaked into the Mississippi River from Valero’s St. Charles Refinery in Norco, officials say that there should be no impact on the environment or community whatsoever.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:50 am
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80 teams battle for top honors in mega cook-off

The mouth-watering aroma of steaming chicken andouille gumbo and jambalaya will hover in the air at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:47 am
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Hahnville survives E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Wildcats fall to Lutcher, 27-8

The Lutcher Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter to put away the Wildcats and earn a 27-8 victory.Read More...
October 01, 2010 at 9:45 pm
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Community asked to clean up Saturday

Environmentally-conscious volunteers are being asked to clean up the parish this Saturday during the third annual Trash Bash Great American Cleanup. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Members of St. Rose car burglary ring plead guilty

Three people that were arrested for taking part in a St. Rose vehicle burglary ring pled guilty last week before Judge Emile St. Pierre.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm
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Borromeo’s history dates back to before Declaration of Independence

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church seamlessly blends its rich history on the East Bank with current and relevant ministries and new traditions.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:45 pm
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Goodwill Store opening today in Luling
Goodwill Store opening today in Luling
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Goodwill Industries opens its new store and donation center in Luling today (Jan. 19), kick-starting everything off with a grand opening, ribbon cutting, prize giveaway and refreshments to commemorate the event.