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Some residents asked to evacuate after Paradis explosion, fire

Five people were injured and one worker is still missing after a Phillips 66 pipeline explosion that occurred in Paradis at 6:45 p.m. Thursday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. Read More...
February 09 at 7:59 pm
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Hale Boggs bridge span closures announced

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced lane closures for the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge.
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February 06 at 12:34 pm
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Second-grader accidentally brings meth to school

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to a private school after a second-grader showed his teacher a white substance that was later identified as methamphetamine on Thursday (Feb. 2).Read More...
February 03 at 10:59 am
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Luling man accused of damaging Boutte area buildings with graffiti

A 21-year-old Luling man was arrested last Friday (Jan. 27) on accusations he has been involved in the painting of graffiti on several St. Charles Parish locations. Read More...
February 03 at 9:00 am
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Arc opens parish’s first Mardi Gras store

Arc of St. Charles celebrated the grand opening of St. Charles Parish’s first Mardi Gras store on Tuesday.Read More...
February 03 at 8:00 am
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Parish hosts aerial tour for levee funding

St. Charles Parish officials hope Friday’s aerial tour of the area with Governor’s Executive Assistant for Coastal Activities/CPRA Chairman Johnny Bradberry will translate into needed dollars to complete hurricane protection.Read More...
February 03 at 8:00 am
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Finding tenants a challenge for new $15M medical complex

Finding tenants for Destrehan’s Plantation View Medical Offices has proven challenging with less than half of the facility leased since its completion in February of last year, but the problem may lie with national uncertainty in the medical industry.Read More...
February 03 at 7:00 am
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Parish crime hits 20-year low

St. Charles Parish's crime rate hit a 20-year low in 2016, dropping by 13 percent from the previous year, said Sheriff Greg Champagne. Read More...
February 03 at 6:00 am
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Entergy breaks ground on $869M power station in Montz

Praising Entergy Louisiana's $869 million St. Charles Power Station as the needed next step for economic growth, Gov. John Bel Edwards said the project is helping secure the state's future.Read More...
February 03 at 6:00 am
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Partying for a dog park

Kamryn Donaldson of Destrehan volunteers at the St. Charles Animal Shelter so she was fine with having her birthday party there.Read More...
February 03 at 5:00 am
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Plentiful crawfish bring lowest early season prices in years

With this weekend's Super Bowl and Mardi Gras season rapidly approaching, here's some good news: the crawfish supply is strong early in its season and its price has largely followed suit, according to local vendors. Read More...
February 03 at 4:00 am
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Sheriff's Office seeking suspects in Luling attempted burglary

Two men are being sought in connection with the attempted burglary of a Luling residence.Read More...
February 02 at 4:53 pm
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Police searching for suspect in St. Rose armed robbery

St. Charles Parish police are on the lookout for a man suspected of the armed robbery of a St. Rose business.Read More...
February 02 at 4:07 pm
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Norco traffic detoured to fix major collapsed drainage line

Norco traffic is being detoured since a St. Charles Parish public works crew discovered a major collapsed drainage line at the intersection of Fifth and Mary streets at about 6:30 a.m. today (Jan. 31).
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January 31 at 9:14 am
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Sheriff's Office reports lowest crime rate in 20 years

The overall crime rate of St. Charles Parish hit a 20-year low in 2016, with the number of total crimes dropping by 13 percent from the previous year, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
January 27 at 2:14 pm
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Tips for a pain-free New Year

With the New Year upon us, now is a great time to address health and chronic pain issues that may have impacted you in the past. Read More...
January 27 at 9:55 am
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Desty Darlings earn honors
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The Destrehan Desty Darlings Dance Team recently attended two Louisiana state competitions.