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HHS students, faculty mourn tragic loss of athlete, cadet

Hahnville sophomore Matt Scaruffi, who died tragically of a gunshot wound last week, is remembered as a model student who loved football and was respected by all of his teammates.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Bankruptcies continue to rise

The astronomical price of insurance, combined with ever increasing mortgage rates, is having a huge affect on citizens of St. Charles Parish, leading to a large upswing in the amount of bankruptcies in the area.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:03 am
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Suspected killer remains in coma

On Sept. 22, Gary Farrell called the police and told them that he had killed a woman and left her body in a car in the St. Charles Parish Hospital parking lot. He then barricaded himself in his home on Luling Avenue and forced a six-hour standoff with police before allegedly shooting himself in the head.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Willowdale gets offer from local investors

Willowdale Country Club has received an offer from a group of local investors who live in the area to buy the assets of the club for approximately $660,000. The exact amount would be based on the amount owed to the bank by the club at the closing.
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November 19, 2010 at 9:01 am
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Councilwoman urges railroad to cut down on wait times

For Councilwoman Carolyn Schexnaydre, the derailment of eight Canadian National train cars in Destrehan in late October was the final straw for the railroad company.
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November 19, 2010 at 1:14 am
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Hahnville holds on for thrilling 35-31 win over West Jeff

The Hahnville Tigers were two yards away from suffering a shocking playoff loss after West Jefferson staged a furious rally in the last minute of the game on Friday night. But the Buccaneers fell short and the Tigers will now travel to Lafayette to take on No. 2-ranked STM after their 35-31 victory.

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November 12, 2010 at 10:42 pm
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Miracle baby, mother doing just fine after coma scare

After a six-week induced coma and treatment for acute respiratory distress syndrome, a Des Allemands woman miraculously gave birth to a healthy baby girl. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:52 am
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Destrehan man charged with molesting family members

A 51-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with two male juveniles that were related to him, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Hunting season leads to increase in gunshot complaints

The beginning of hunting season has coincided with calls to the Sheriff’s Office complaining of the discharge of weapons in close proximity to homes, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Craw-shrimp?

Many fishermen were left scratching their heads when this unusual shrimp was caught last week, but a marine biologist with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said the crustacean is fairly common.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:52 am
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Woman charged with breaking into home, threatening owner with broom

A St. Rose woman was arrested on Monday after allegedly entering another woman’s house and threatening her with a broomstick.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:51 am
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‘Shoebox’ gifts spread joy to poor children around the world

While Christmas is more than a month away, it’s never too early to start giving.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:50 am
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Monster po-boys, Chee-Weez big draws at River Parishes Fest

Residents will come from all across the parish to boogie to rocking music, soar through the air on various rides and get their fill of those famous monster soft shell crab, shrimp and oyster po-boys at the 40th Annual River Parishes Fall Festival.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:46 am
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150 arts and crafts booths sell wares at Destrehan Fest

The 39th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival will kick off on Saturday with what organizers hope will be a record-breaking crowd.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Hwy. 90 boat launch put on hold

While approving the parish’s $145 million budget on Monday, the council also re-affirmed its decision to take the $450,000 set aside for a new Luling boat launch and move it to the general fund.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:43 am
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Soldier’s wife wants a yellow ribbon tied on every house

The wife of a soldier deployed overseas is challenging St. Charles Parish residents and businesses to show their patriotic spirit from Veteran’s Day until Christmas in honor of the seven soldiers that will finally return home next month.Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 8:41 am
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Destrehan beats Thibodaux, wins District 7-5A championship
Destrehan beats Thibodaux, wins District 7-5A championship
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Destrehan remains red hot — and the Wildcats can now call themselves District 7-5A champions.