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First urgent care for parish’s East Bank set to open doors

Addressing the long desired need for “urgicare” on the East Bank, St. Charles Urgent Care will open Feb. 1 as the first tenant of the nearly completed Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan.Read More...
January 22 at 2:13 pm
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Hexion closure will affect up to 100 workers

Hexion Inc. announced it would likely close its Norco operation by June, a move that could affect an estimated 100 employees.Read More...
January 22 at 2:10 pm
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Former HHS student killed after being struck by car

The pedestrian killed in a Jan. 13 automobile accident in Boutte has been identified as former HHS student Dylon Cooper of Paradis, State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey confirmed.Read More...
January 22 at 2:07 pm
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Hale Boggs bridge southbound lane to be closed until June 15

One of the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge southbound lanes will be closed starting 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 31) until roadwork is done to the bridge deck and overlay, which the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) projects will be June 15.
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January 21 at 1:59 pm
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St. Charles Parish Council OKs Ormond Blvd. $1.6M upgrade

With several people expressing support for the move, the St. Charles Parish Council awarded a $1.6 million contract to resurface the heavily trafficked Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.Read More...
January 15 at 4:13 pm
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Longtime St. Charles Praish CAO to represent state on flood insurance rates rates

Bayou Gauche and Des Allemands residents tossing their house keys on a table in resignation at a February 2013 FEMA meeting over receiving flood insurance rate hikes of up to $35,000 a year left a lasting impression on St. Charles Parish officials.Read More...
January 15 at 4:08 pm
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Wildlife fleeing spillway flood in St. Charles Parish

With 10 Bonnet Carre’ Spillway openings under his belt, local environmentalist Milton Cambre recently told fourth-graders at Norco Elementary School not to worry about animals like deer and hogs displaced by the Mississippi River flood waters.Read More...
January 15 at 4:02 pm
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Luling man accused of raping family member

A 61-year-old Luling man was arrested Friday on one charge of aggravated rape of a family member. Read More...
January 15 at 3:56 pm
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Monsanto laying off another 1K people

Monsanto Co. will lay off another 1,000 people to deal with a sluggish farming economy, but did not specify impact to its Luling site.Read More...
January 15 at 3:27 pm
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Cochran sworn in, ready for levee, flood insurance fight

Minutes after taking the oath of office as parish president, Larry Cochran assured a packed Edward Dufresne Community Center that his efforts will focus on hurricane protection, flood insurance rates, tax revenue, growing the economy and a fiscally responsible government for St. Charles Parish.Read More...
January 15 at 3:23 pm
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De La Salle students, faculty collect 3,201 cans for Thanksgiving Food Drive for Second Harvest

Under the direction of Peggy St. John, AFSC, the De La Salle annual Thanksgiving Food Drive collected a total of 3,201 food items for Second Harvest Food Bank. Read More...
January 15 at 3:17 pm
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Luling woman fights rare genetic disorder

Lindsay Reeves fights through pain, day and night.
The Luling woman was diagnosed with the rare genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis Type II (also known as NF2) at the age of 29 in December of 2011, and the burdens she’s faced since have not been easy - physically, emotionally or financially. Read More...
January 15 at 3:13 pm
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DHS teacher faces 12 sex charges with a juvenile

The Destrehan High School teacher charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and prohibited sexual conduct between a student and educator in St. Charles Parish faces another 10 counts in Jefferson Parish.
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January 15 at 2:09 pm
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Destrehan teacher accused of having sex with female student

A 26-year-old Destrehan High School teacher has been arrested after she was accused of having sex with a female student. Read More...
January 15 at 11:17 am
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Sheriff to discuss details of teacher-student sex case at press conference

A 26-year-old Destrehan High School teacher has been arrested after she was accused of having sex with a female student. Read More...
January 15 at 10:02 am
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Destrehan teacher arrested, accused of having sex with female student

A 26-year-old Destrehan High School teacher has been arrested after she was accused of having sex with a female student. Read More...
January 15 at 8:28 am
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.