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Man charged with bilking Destrehan home owner

A Destrehan man was arrested after authorities say he received more than $10,000 to perform home renovations and then failed to perform any work.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:13 pm
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Grave Blessing

Father Joseph Duc Dzien blesses graves on All Saints Day at St. Gertrude Cemetery. Read More...
November 04, 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Scam seeks account info through email, fake web page

Many residents around the parish have received an email purporting to be from First National Bank USA that tells them that their account has been suspended, but the bank is warning customers that it would never send such an email.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:11 pm
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Family stunned by son’s brain tumor, friends chip in to help

Co-workers and friends know Stacy and Jay Sessions of Destrehan as being “the nicest people you would ever want to know,” but tragedy struck them last month when their 8-year-old son Brady was diagnosed with a temporal lobe brain tumor.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:10 pm
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Arrest made in birthday party shooting

A Killona man who had been sought in connection with a shooting at a child’s birthday party last year has been arrested, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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Cruising for a good cause

For kids like Adam Linebarger, life can be difficult. Adam, 7, has Spina Bifida, a birth defect that has no cure and a wide range of conditions associated with it including mobility impairments, bowel and bladder complications, tendonitis and learning disabilities.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Parish has 68 sex offenders

There are 68 convicted sex offenders currently living in St. Charles Parish, and the fact that national statistics point to 50 percent of them re-offending makes that number even scarier.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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LES teacher says test scores, race reason students avoiding school

According to a Luling Elementary School teacher, students are avoiding the school not only because of its low scores on state testing, but also because of race.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Hwy. 90 / River Road highway in our future?

The chances of the state building a new highway to connect Highway 90 to River Road in Luling appear good after Councilman Shelley Tastet and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre met with the Regional Planning Commission about the project.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Man booked with violent Boutte rape

A 27-year-old Luling man was arrested and charged with violently raping a 43-year-old Killona woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Police crack down on dump trucks

The construction of hurricane protection levees inside and outside of the parish has led to a dramatic increase of dump trucks traveling through the area. But while the trucks are a sign of progress, many of their drivers have violated the law, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Destrehan edges Hahnville behind Marceaux’s 12 Ks
Destrehan edges Hahnville behind Marceaux’s 12 Ks
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The Destrehan-Hahnville rivalry always seems to bring the best out of the players of both squads, and that certainly held true in Tuesday’s District 7-5A opener.