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Kidnapping thwarted by daycare workers, parents

A 29-year-old Georgia man was arrested after sneaking into Four Stars Childcare in Paradis and trying to take his 3-year-old daughter even though he is not supposed to have unsupervised contact with her, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Students asked to keep principal’s legacy alive

St. Charles Parish Public Schools celebrated the life of a beloved principal, co-worker and friend on Friday, Dec. 4.Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Ten stores busted in undercover operation

In a tobacco and alcohol sting operation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office last week, 10 store clerks were caught selling alcohol, tobacco or both to minors. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Boutte man charged with making child porn with daughter

A 33-year-old Boutte man was arrested last week for possessing child pornography that involved himself and his daughter, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Local stores see sales spike on Black Friday

Several area retailers reported strong sales on Black Friday, with some saying that the annual kick off to the holiday shopping season was the busiest one they have had in years.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 10:51 am
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R.K. Smith principal loses battle with cancer

R.K. Smith Middle School Principal Nicole Colleen LeBeauf, 41, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, Nov. 29. LeBeauf was an educator for 15 years and she had a true passion for teaching children, her co-workers and friends said.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Santa and his helpers decorate neighbors’ homes

Residents in need of a little holiday cheer will be well served to drive down Birch Street this Christmas season. Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Keeping father’s legacy alive drives grocer brothers

On any given day, customers in Majoria’s Supermarket are likely to see one or more of the store’s four owners - all brothers - chatting up patrons on topics ranging from Saints football to the goings on in the parish.Read More...
December 09, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Waterford 3 in latter stages of outage

Waterford 3 is getting ready to begin producing power again after a shutdown to refuel and refurbish the plant. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:46 am
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DHS student charged with sexual battery in classroom

An 18-year-old St. Rose man, who allegedly exposed himself and touched a 15-year-old girl in a Destrehan High School classroom while a video was being shown, has been booked with sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:45 am
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Six from 5 states arrested in Destrehan magazine bust

Six young adults, only one of whom was from Louisiana, were arrested by the Sheriff’s Office last week for misrepresenting themselves as Destrehan students while selling magazines without a solicitation permit.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Local club spreads cheer overseas

Christmas is the time of the year that most people get to spend spreading cheer and reminiscing with family and friends, but for thousands of soldiers overseas, that is not a possibility.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Killona teen booked with 6 counts of attempted murder

A Killona teenager who allegedly shot at six people walking down Schoolhouse Lane last week has been charged with six counts of attempted murder.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:40 am
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Residents happy with education, not with transportation, results show

St. Charles Parish has a strong educational system, a great economy and good community services but could improve upon transportation, drainage and youth programs and activities, according to 534 residents who participated in a series of community forums.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:39 am
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Hi-tech tools make classroom more interactive for students

St. Charles Parish Public Schools are all about looking towards the future, especially where technology is concerned. Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:38 am
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Sheriff’s Office tracking down child pornographers

For the last six months, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff's officer has been combing the Internet to find those who are downloading child pornography. And while he is forced to see graphic and disturbing images and videos, he is confident that his work will lead to arrests and save victims.Read More...
December 02, 2009 at 10:35 am
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Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail
Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail
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Former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne, who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a male student in 2014, has accused this same student of bragging about those relations on social media and attempting to blackmail her in return for preferential treatment and better grades.