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Hahnville man charged with attempted murder after attack

A Hahnville man is in prison after being arrested on suspicion of attacking and stabbing another man in Boutte last week.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Local teens help raise 600 toys for St. Rose Toys for Tots

As more than 400 children gathered in the American Legion hall in St. Rose for the local Toys for Tots giveaway Monday, three teens stood out as the gifts who keep on giving.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Cochran credits parish success to teamwork, thrifty spending

The former chief of the St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department, Larry Cochran has moved up the ladder since those days, as he closes in on the conclusion of his first year serving as St. Charles Parish President.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Mother humbled by thousands who attended son's funeral after tragic death

When thousands of people appeared at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands to pay their respects to Bart Dufrene Jr., Sarah Abadie wept as she recounted what it meant to her to see the many lives her son had touched.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am
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Hahnville's NFL star bringing toys to single-parent kids

As a member of the NFL's Carolina Panthers, LaRon Byrd is certainly a busy man these days as he and his teammates try to push for a strong finish to the regular season. But a busy schedule hasn't made Byrd forget where he came from - nor his desire to help others. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 6:00 am
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St. Charles boasts itís own St. Nicks

Itís no wonder Santa Claus knows when youíve been bad or good. Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 5:00 am
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Destrehan Burger King employee arrested after altercation

A Boutte man and Burger King employee was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly threatened another employee with a shotgun after a verbal altercation. Read More...
December 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm
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Former councilman remembered as kindhearted, helpful

Remembered as someone devoted to his constituents and kindhearted, former St. Charles Parish Councilman Shelley Tastet passed away on Tuesday night.Read More...
December 21, 2016 at 10:45 am
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Police seeking men suspected of burglarizing St. Rose business

The St. Charles Parish Sheriffís Office is asking for the publicís help in identifying two people suspected of burglarizing a St. Rose construction business. Read More...
December 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm
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Arkema honored for growth, supporting community

Guided by a desire to be a positive contributor to the communities in which it operates, Arkema has proven to be a good corporate neighbor in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:43 pm
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Major school taxes coming up for vote

Property taxes funding a bulk of the revenue of the St. Charles Parish school system will be up for renewal at the April 29 election, after the parishís School Board recently voted to approve a resolution to place the item on the ballot.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm
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Councilís tougher burn ordinance restricts bonfires

Recounting a Christmas bonfire that burned 25 feet high and only 75 feet from his front door in St. Rose, the St. Charles Parish Council supported a St. Rose manís request to beef up the parishís burn ordinance.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:37 pm
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Library doesnít have funds to build Killona branch

Although the prospect of getting a Killona library looks like a budget casualty this year, St. Charles Parish School member Ellis Alexander said itís just not an outcome heís willing to accept in whatís become a 20-year mission.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:29 pm
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Norco man arrested, suspect sought in rash of vehicle burglaries

In the midst of a rash of vehicle burglaries reported over the past three weeks, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in order to close in on at least one perpetrator. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:24 pm
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Sheriff says jails should not serve as mental institution

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne praised newly passed federal legislation as finally addressing the costly and dangerous national problem of jails serving as mental institutions.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:18 pm
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Handyman crew lends hand to elderly Norco community

While getting a wheelchair lift is a welcome addition for 91-year-old Kirby Giroir's mobility, it's a job that only a community that cares about its people can get done.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm
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A mother's desperate fight to save her child from heroin addiction
A mother's desperate fight to save her child from heroin addiction
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Desperately searching for help with her heroin-addicted son, a Destrehan mother was guided to a group called Nar-Anon where it became apparent her story was one being repeated over and over again.