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Emotions run high at team-building retreat

After an emotional retreat in which no punches were thrown but words weren’t held back, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council are left feeling refreshed.
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August 12, 2010 at 9:44 am
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Immigrant family finds ‘safe’ haven in St. Charles

Marjorie and Guino, immigrants from Haiti, had nowhere to go when they had to leave their Harvey apartment because they couldn’t pay rent. Even though Guino has a job, the couple could not save enough money to pay for basic needs, like clothes, for themselves and their five children - two of which are autistic.Read More...
August 12, 2010 at 9:39 am
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Police make arrest in St. Rose armed robbery

A 41-year-old St. Rose man has been arrested for allegedly robbing the St. Rose Driving Range and fleeing with an unknown amount of money, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:06 am
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August 06, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Anticipated wetland park set for fall opening

The much-anticipated Wetland Watchers Park is set to open in the fall, though enthusiastic local residents have already been eyeing the 28-acre facility.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:03 am
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After 18 years, owners selling popular eatery

The owners of Hymel’s restaurant, which has been a Hahnville staple for the last 18 years, are selling the popular eatery - not because of the oil spill or the downtrodden economy, but because it’s “just time.”Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 9:01 am
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St. Rose church bash provides free school supplies to students

Pastor Josh Carter, of First Baptist Church in St. Rose, has spent a lot of his time recently gearing up for the third annual Back 2 School Bash sponsored by his church. Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:59 am
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Scary clown taunts motorists on I-310

A man wearing a clown mask reportedly tailed several vehicles on I-310 last week before pulling even with the drivers and staring them down, which led to 911 calls to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Saying ‘no’ to sex has served parish well, officials believe

The row of strip clubs and bars in nearby Metairie called “Fat City” has been a breeding ground of crime for years. Even as recently as two weeks ago, arrests were made involving prostitution and drug dealing.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Tax-free shopping this weekend

On Aug. 6-7, St. Charles will be the only parish in the state that will suspend all sales taxes on most retail purchases.Read More...
August 06, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Paradis’ oldest church goes out of way to help community

Walking into St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is like taking a step back in time. Read More...
August 01, 2010 at 10:16 am
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Neighborhood speeders called threat to walkers

During the summer, children and teens hoping to beat the heat or soothe a growling stomach lace up their tennis shoes or hop on a bike for a short trek to the Sonic in Luling for a frozen concoction or a burger. Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 12:21 pm
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Des Allemands woman charged with rape of 12-year-old boy

A 38-year-old Des Allemands woman was arrested and charged with the aggravated rape and molestation of a 12-year-old boy, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Vandals target Des Allemands flood control devices

Thirty-five yellow caution lights that were placed to alert motorists to HESCO baskets lining Bayou Des Allemands were removed and tossed into the bayou, according to parish officials.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:07 am
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St. Gertrude about more than just catfish festival

What started out as a mission of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hahnville is now one of the most well-known churches in the area and the host of one of the largest local festivals.
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July 30, 2010 at 9:06 am
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Increased popularity of spillway means big improvements on the way

After more than 350,000 people visited the Bonnet Carre Spillway last year, the Corps of Engineers is moving ahead with the design and construction of recreational improvements.Read More...
July 30, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Top-seeded Wildcats will host Ehret for trip to semis
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Top-seeded Destrehan generated some late game heroics to survive a second round trip to Mandeville last week.