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Duplantis builds largest home on East Bank

With nearly a year of construction under their tool belts, builders continue to chisel away at what has been deemed the largest residential property on the East Bank.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 12:49 pm
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Steal a deal at sheriff’s auction

Ford Crown Victorias, Chevy Impalas, Ford Mustangs and Honda Civics will be among the 45 cars auctioned off on Sept. 19 by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in New Sarpy.
A majority of the vehicles for auction this year are ones that were used by the Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 10:45 am
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Woman opens door, spots lewd man

A 19-year-old St. Rose woman was in for a shock when she answered a knock on her door at 9:13 p.m. on Sept. 12.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:12 am
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New museum shines on rich, local history

Generations of parish residents will get the chance to view the area’s unique history with the opening of a new museum next month at the Destrehan Plantation.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:11 am
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Biodiesel plant in Norco proposed

Valero has taken initial steps towards the formation of a joint venture with Darling International to build a facility capable of producing 135 million gallons per year of renewable diesel on a site near Valero's refinery in Norco.
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September 21, 2009 at 9:10 am
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More computers, kid space on horizon as library nears completion

The size of the new East Bank Regional Library has been a lighting rod of controversy recently, but there is no debating the fact that the building will be a huge addition to the parish’s library system.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:09 am
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St. Rose couple claims they were scammed by contractor

A St. Rose couple who thought they were paying for renovations for their home instead found themselves out of $3,000 after the contractor they gave a down payment to last month disappeared.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Missing 92-year-old found in woods

A 92-year-old St. Rose man who went missing from his home on Sept. 15 has been located alive and well.Read More...
September 21, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Hahnville comes up short in double-overtime, Destrehan falls to Karr

Hahnville and Destrehan both suffered defeats on Friday night, with the Wildcats falling 38-24 to Karr and the Tigers coming up short 42-34 in a double-overtime thriller with Lutcher.Read More...
September 18, 2009 at 9:44 am
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Cataouatche: Top-notch boat launch in the works

On Sept. 21, the St. Charles Parish Council will consider hiring an engineer to design a $2 million boat launch in Luling between the Davis Pond Diversion and Pier 90. Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Councilman says he’s not trying to stop construction of library

St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan wants an investigation into what he says was a lack of approval by the Library Board of Control to increase the square footage of the East Bank Regional Library from 33,587 to 39,655 prior to the project going out for bid.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Resurrecting a Ghost

On May 30, 1944, ace pilot and Ida native Capt. Fletcher E. Adams was shot down in German territory and tortured and murdered by German civilians.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Ammo coming back in stock

A nationwide ammo shortage that resulted from a run on guns by consumers since the election of President Barack Obama seems to be letting up as suppliers catch up with the increased demand - at least for one local dealer.
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September 14, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Program aims to deliver monthly books to children

Every child in St. Charles Parish from birth to five years old can receive a book in the mail every month if they sign up for a new United Way program that is scheduled to begin in October.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:51 am
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New Boutte restaurant mixes food with antiques

Standing behind the front end of a ‘54 GMC serving locals “momma’s favorites” is where you’ll find Christina Reed each day.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:50 am
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130 students opt out of Obama’s school speech

President Barack Obama steered clear of politics in a pep talk to students Tuesday that sparked controversy locally, leading St. Charles Parish parents to online forums to voice their concerns regarding the address.Read More...
September 14, 2009 at 8:48 am
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ROTC standout is going Army until  he gets ‘four stars’
ROTC standout is going Army until he gets ‘four stars’
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With an Army ROTC scholarship in hand, Adam Eugene is on his way to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to study chemical engineering and business administration.