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Suspicious package found at HHS, students moved to gym

A suspicious package was located in the commons area of Hahnville High School, which led to the evacuation of all students and staff in the main building to the schoolís gym, according to an e-mail from the school system.Read More...
February 12, 2010 at 1:06 pm
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Parish workers, Sheriffís Office get into Saints spirit

Fans all across the parish are busy getting their Who Dat on, and the courthouse is no exception.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Parish awarded emergency funds

St. Charles Parish has been chosen to receive $22,386 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. These funds have been made available through Congressional Act. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:33 am
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IRS expands credit that paid out $12 million locally

Last year, almost $12 million was given to St. Charles Parish residents who claimed an earned income tax credit. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Destrehan man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A multiple DWI offender from Destrehan pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August crash on Airline that led to the death of a 30-year-old woman.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Spillway Road closed

The Spillway Road in the Bonnet Carre Spillway is closed to traffic until further notice because of high water. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:30 am
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School parades include costumes, wagon floats

Many of the parish schools will be holding their own Mardi Gras celebrations this week.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Destrehan exhibit honors Saints coach

The St. Charles Museum and Historical Association and the River Road Historical Society will stage an exhibit honoring coach Curtis Johnson Jr., the tough minded and uncompromising wide receivers coach of the New Orleans Saints. The exhibit will run during February, which is African American History Month. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:20 am
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Ready to roll

A wild mix of 29 floats will join in the fun of the Krewe of Lul parade that rolls at noon on Feb. 13.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:18 am
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Churches give $38,000 to Haiti

The Archdiocese of New Orleans, which includes St. Charles Parish, held an Archdiocese-wide second collection to raise funds for Haiti the week after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed much of the countryís capital, Port-au-Prince.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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J.B. Martin, Harry Hurst bigger, better in 2012

The two new wings at Harry Hurst and J. B. Martin Middle Schools should be complete by fall 2012, according to a new timeline set up by St. Charles Parish Public Schools and accepted during their Jan. 20 meeting.
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January 28, 2010 at 10:41 am
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New driverís license bureau planned, old jail gets the ax

In the future, St. Charles Parish residents will no longer have to visit the courthouse to get a new driverís license or register a new vehicle after the parish received $151,831 from the state to build a new driverís license bureau.
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January 28, 2010 at 10:34 am
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Victims of December flood qualify for disaster loans

Homeowners, renters and non-farm businesses in St. Charles Parish that suffered losses caused by the severe weather and flooding that took place in December can receive low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Association.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Thieves break safe with store tools

Charlie Hartman, owner of Hartmanís True Value, went to work on Jan. 18 only to find that someone had broken in overnight.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Budget cuts will hurt adult ed programs

Because of budget cuts made by Gov. Bobby Jindal, the state has cut funding to many St. Charles Parish Schools programs.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Parish: Planning commissioner violates zoning regulations

St. Charles Parish has ruled that Neal Clulee, a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, was in violation of the zoning code when he allowed Phylway Construction, LLC to store trucks, fuel tanks and job trailers on two tracts of land he owns.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am
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2016 Deputy of the Year
2016 Deputy of the Year
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Considering the kind of year 2016 has been for St. Charles Parish Sheriff's deputies with them assisting Baton Rouge with officer shootings and Louisiana's historic flood, Sheriff Greg Champagne recognized all 422 staff members as this year's "Deputy of the Year."