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Police: Man threatens to shoot up courthouse

Photos placed around the parish courthouse ask visitors and personnel to be on the lookout for a man who allegedly told a Kenner doctor that he planned to “take a pistol to the courthouse and shoot up the place.”
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August 12, 2011 at 9:04 am
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Dance club out to cure teen boredom

Tara Phillips was tired of hearing about how her eight children had nothing to do in St. Charles Parish, an area that lacks a mall, movie theater or bowling alley for teens to enjoy.

So she decided to do something about it.
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August 12, 2011 at 9:03 am
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Back in class

Kids are once again donning their backpacks and books for the beginning of a new school year, and a record number are doing so for the first time at Hahnville High School.
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August 12, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Schools will keep tax rate the same

A renewal of the tax rate for the coming year was brought to the School Board table on Wednesday. The renewal will keep the rates at the same level - 56.37 mills - for the third year in a row.
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August 12, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Arc marks 40th year with expanded services

Forty years ago, the St. Charles Women’s Club began a small project to help local families who had members that were mentally or physically disabled.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Woman pleads guilty to cruelty to her children

A St. Rose woman has pled guilty to three counts of cruelty to juveniles after she left her four young children at home alone while she stayed with her boyfriend.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:14 am
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WPA bridge completion delayed

A delay in the completion of a new, wider span of the WPA Road bridge means residents in Bayou Gauche will have to detour past the area for a little longer.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Western Tie-In flooding still concerns officials

The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded an $8.3 million levee contract that will connect the West Bank and Vicinity hurricane protection levee into the Mississippi River levee in Ama.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:12 am
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One of area’s oldest families holds on to ‘big’ tradition

In the 1700s, Thomas Becnel set sail from London and headed for the German Coast. When he arrived, he and German Coast native Catherine Brou were married and founded what would become one of the oldest families in St. Charles Parish today.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:10 am
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Hundreds expected at church prayer rally for sick toddler

Hundreds of residents are expected to attend a prayer rally on Sunday for a 2-year-old that has a rare skin disease that causes blisters and sores to form on his skin.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Get out of town fast: Tips to avoid evacuation gridlock

With five Atlantic and Gulf storms named already this year, the 2011 hurricane season is off to a strong start.
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August 05, 2011 at 9:06 am
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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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DHS defense faces stiff challenge as Barbe visits
DHS defense faces stiff challenge as Barbe visits
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For the second time in three seasons, Barbe will visit Destrehan Friday night in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs, with a spot in the state quarterfinals on the line.