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Luling man charged with stalking teen

A 40-year-old Luling man has been charged with stalking after authorities say he repeatedly harassed a 16-year-old girl by making lewd comments to her at her workplace.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:05 am
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Accused voyeur wants evidence thrown out

A Luling man charged with video voyeurism and the possession of child pornography has filed a motion to have all evidence in the case suppressed because he says that police obtained it unlawfully.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:04 am
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At least one more full bridge closing expected

Motorists can expect to see workers switch from the northbound to the southbound side of the Hale Boggs Bridge in mid to late August, according to the Department of Transportation and Development.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:21 am
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State makes changes to strict attendance policy

Students who are sick for less than three days no longer have to worry about whether their school will take a doctor’s note.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Expect mosquito numbers to explode in the next week

While the parish is still technically experiencing a drought, some residents may already be getting tired of the near-constant small rainfalls over the past two weeks.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Paradis Library has drawn thousands since opening

For years, residents and library board members agreed that a new library branch was needed to serve the Des Allemands, Paradis and Bayou Gauche area.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:18 am
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Parish receives $6.8 million for West Bank levee

Hurricane protection for the West Bank of St. Charles Parish is getting ever closer to reality with the announcement of $6,751,717 in Statewide Flood Control Program funds going toward the project over a number of years.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Parish unemployment nearly doubles in 3 years

St. Charles Parish boasted the highest weekly wage in the state for the fourth quarter of 2010, but that number does not necessarily mean that the parish’s economy is prospering.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:15 am
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Pay NO taxes on Aug. 5, 6

On Aug. 5-6, St. Charles will be the only parish in the state that will suspend all sales taxes on most retail purchases.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Police identify body of Luling bridge jumper

St. Charles Parish authorities say that a body discovered floating in the Mississippi River is that of a man who jumped off of the Hale Boggs Bridge last Wednesday.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:11 am
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3 men sought after shooting, brazen car heist

Police are still searching for a man who shot a woman in the arm after she refused to give up her vehicle in Des Allemands and are now on the lookout for two men who crashed into a car in Destrehan before stealing it.
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July 29, 2011 at 9:10 am
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Oubre will run for Clerk of Court for 10th time

Elections for Clerk of Court and the Assessor’s Office in October will pit a 30-year incumbent against two local professionals and a parish councilman against a former parish emergency director.
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July 21, 2011 at 12:03 pm
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Shotgun-wielding robbers steal frogs from teens

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a group of men that reportedly approached three teens, pulled out a shotgun and stole two frogs.
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July 21, 2011 at 12:03 pm
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Mud racing track plans to open in St. Rose in Sept.

This September, locals can add mud racing to their Saturday night plans.
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July 21, 2011 at 10:51 am
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Coyote prime suspect in sheriff's missing Siamese cat

In the last year, deputies with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office have trapped at least 24 coyotes across the parish but small animals are still being reported missing in the Willowdale area.
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July 21, 2011 at 10:49 am
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1811 slave revolt will be turned into movie

A filmmaker from New York will soon begin shooting a movie about a little-known slave revolt that took place in St. Charles Parish 200 years ago and will need at least 100 extras from the community.
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July 21, 2011 at 10:48 am
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Hazel Lewis laughed as she fondly remembered the bright smile of her son, Semaj.