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Growth rate doesn’t bode well for more retail

When parish planners asked residents what they would like to see occur in the area over the next 20 years, more commercial development was near the top of most people’s list. But because the parish is experiencing a growth rate of under 1 percent, it’s unlikely the parish could support more retail.Read More...
January 28, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Police: Dollar General employee robs different branch

A 21-year-old Luling man was arrested after he allegedly robbed the Paul Maillard Dollar General while wearing a Dollar General uniform, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm
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Parish in negotiations for Luling boat launch land

The parish has set aside $500,000 in the 2010 budget to acquire land to build a new boat launch in Luling between the Davis Pond Diversion and Pier 90. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:40 am
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Boat captain arrested for forcing sexual favors from crew member

The captain of a shipping vessel that was docked off the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco has been arrested and booked with inappropriate sexual contact with a crewmember, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:39 am
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Couple growing marijuana plants in bedroom closet, police say

A Boutte couple was arrested after deputies received a tip that they were growing marijuana plants inside their home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:38 am
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Committee discusses repealing fireworks ban

The St. Charles Parish Legislative Committee on Tuesday discussed an ordinance by Councilman Paul Hogan that would allow both the sale and popping of fireworks in the parish. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:37 am
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Economic outlook ‘stable’ in 2010

The economy in St. Charles Parish probably won’t be seeing many changes this year, according to Corey Faucheux, director of economic development and tourism for the parish.
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January 21, 2010 at 11:36 am
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The March

Hundreds of parish residents walked from the West Bank Bridge Park to the parish courthouse in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:35 am
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No set opening date for library

Residents will have to wait a little longer before they can step inside the new East Bank Regional Library.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:31 am
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Thousands of crosses mark Roe vs. Wade

Like many religious institutions in the country, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan is protesting on the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade that legalized abortion.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:29 am
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Portal gives parents 24/7 access to all grades

By the middle of March, every single parent of a public school student in the parish will be able to check their child’s grades from the comfort of their own living rooms at any time.Read More...
January 21, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Behind-the-scenes look at EOC, pumping stations

St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens with a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pumping stations and the Emergency Operations Center during its second “Info Tour.”Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:44 pm
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‘Throw me something soldier'

With a month left until Mardi Gras, many residents are already buying throws, registering to ride in parades or looking over this year’s routes. And because this is such an exciting time to live in Louisiana, many soldiers overseas become homesick in February.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:43 pm
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Change in law makes it illegal to block any drainage

The St. Charles Parish Council voted unanimously on Monday to amend an ordinance that makes it illegal to block any drainage infrastructure in the parish.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm
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Paramedics get state-of-the-art, hurricane-ready safe house

After six months of renovations, the East Bank now has its first state-of-the-art, permanent Emergency Medical Services station.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 3:39 pm
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Fire devastates 2 families

Two Luling families lost almost all of their personal belongings after a fire tore through the rental home that they have lived in for the last two years.Read More...
January 19, 2010 at 8:56 am
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