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Luling woman recounts horrifying Flight 3472

Shortly after hearing a "horrific boom," Kimberly Zetsch recounted how the Southwest airplane they were on Monday began shaking, dipped to the left and then started descending.Read More...
September 02 at 9:45 am
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St. Rose man gets 30 years in prison

Jayson Bynum, the St. Rose man arrested last September and charged with the murder of Brentley Anderson, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter.Read More...
September 02 at 9:44 am
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Luling man charged with stalking same juvenile he's accused of indecent behavior with

A Luling man has been charged with stalking the same female juvenile that he is accused of having inappropriate sexual relations with in June.
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August 27 at 9:48 pm
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RaceTrac says get ready for Swirl World and more with upgrades

The RaceTrac convenience store in Boutte is undergoing major remodeling that includes the addition of a yogurt bar called Swirl World, an expanded coffee bar and more sandwiches, as well as added parking.Read More...
August 26 at 9:22 am
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St. Charles dodged historic flood, but not residents' attention

Since Louisiana's historic flood, the telephone has been ringing steadily at local insurance companies to buy policies, inquiry about coverage and ensure flood insurance is current.Read More...
August 26 at 9:18 am
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Wildcat Kitchenís recipe for helping special needs students

In the Wildcat Kitchen, a bag of curly fries is never only about lunch Ė itís about reading labels for ingredients, preparation and economics.Read More...
August 26 at 9:16 am
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Council may get tougher about garbage service

St. Charles Parish Council President Wendy Benedetto is on her way to getting what she wants - a more specific bid proposal on the parish's garbage pickup service.Read More...
August 26 at 9:07 am
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Animals that escaped historic flood find homes in St. Charles

At Brook Kornegay's house in Luling, watching vivacious kittens pouncing and playing would never give away the story that they had just been rescued from Louisiana's historic flood.Read More...
August 26 at 8:53 am
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Ambulance triggers multi-vehicle wreck that kills LaPlace woman

A Luling man was driving a St. Charles Parish Hospital ambulance Monday on an emergency call when the vehicle apparently drifted onto the left lane of Airline Highway and triggered a multi-vehicle accident involving a fatality.
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August 23 at 4:11 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 18, 2016

August 19 at 12:19 pm
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Parish Council OKs added cost , work for Ormond repaving project

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $278,528 change order for the Ormond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation project, but not until it clarified why the change was needed for the $3.6 million project.Read More...
August 19 at 12:15 pm
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St. Rose woman fights to walk again after being ejected from car

All Kirsten Fields wants to do it is get back on her feet again Ė literally.Read More...
August 19 at 12:12 pm
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Destrehan High above state pass rate on AP exams

Destrehan High Schoolís 45.4 percent pass rate on the 2015-16 Advanced Placement (AP) exams exceeded the state average of 34 percent with Hahnville High School coming within .7 percent of it.Read More...
August 19 at 12:09 pm
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Bayou Gauche father diagnosed with rare disease that attacks organs

When Ron Dufrene began experiencing shortness of breath and other forms of discomfort earlier this year, the Bayou Gauche resident knew there was a problem.Read More...
August 19 at 12:07 pm
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte

Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the areaís mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.
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August 19 at 12:04 pm
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St. Charles boaters aid flood victims, join Cajun Navy

Operating on little sleep and a great desire to help, a large group of St. Charles Parish residents assembled at the West Bank Bridge Park Monday morning before helping rescue flood victims from record flooding in Louisiana.Read More...
August 19 at 12:01 pm
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Schools offer free playgroups for toddlers
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They're weekly, available to toddlers and their parents at no charge, and represent an opportunity far more important than just play.