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Getting rid of the gun shots

Narcotics activity, loud vulgar music blasting periodically in the neighborhood, random gun shots fired in the air, and out-of-control weekend parties are just a few of the concerns on a list from residents living in the Red Church community in Destrehan. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Filmmakers casting locals for movie



Filmmakers are looking for residents in St. Charles Parish to interview about environmental issues for a new movie.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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School ratings increase

St. Charles Parish public schools have improved their district performance rating for 2008, according to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education.Read More...
November 15, 2008 at 10:58 am
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Destrehan moves on, Hahnville falls

The Destrehan Wildcats systematically broke down Jesuit Friday night, scoring a single touchdown in each quarter on their way to a 29-7 first round victory.Read More...
November 14, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Parish moves ahead with sewer upgrades

Heavy rains cause sewer problems for some residents, and as the population continues to rise, that problem could become a lot worse. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:51 pm
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100-year-old Ama cook still sharp as a tack

Anyone who sits down to talk to ‘Mama’ Lista Gilfore of Ama wouldn’t think she’s 100 years old. Her mind is as sharp as a knife. Her speech is crystal clear. But what’s more remarkable than that, is the fact that her memory is excellent. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:48 pm
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$2 million turns old Kmart into hi-tech learning center

After spending nearly $2 million to turn an old Kmart building into a training center for teachers, the St. Charles Parish public school system is already starting to see an “academic” return on their investment.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 11:37 am
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65-year-old shopper chases after Wal-Mart purse snatcher

A 65-year-old Luling woman that had her purse stolen at Wal-Mart chased the thief through the parking lot, yelling for help and alerting a witness who was able to follow the getaway car and get a good ID of the crooks.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 10:32 am
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Bouncing sign irks New Sarpy residents

More than 500 residents living in New Sarpy have signed a petition asking St. Charles Parish President V. J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to return the New Sarpy boundary lines to its original location. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 9:32 am
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Suicide gives second chance to parish inmates

A suicide note left by a former law clerk of Chief Justice Edward Dufresne, Jr. alleges that a panel of three judges didn't review thousands of prisoner petitions over the last 13 years. Instead, those cases were merely signed off on and summarily rejected.
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November 12, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Parish nets nearly $5 million in free money for projects this year

St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre appointed a grants officer to secure money for the parish as part of his newly appointed administration, and so far this year, that decision has really paid off.Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Destrehan thrashes Dutchtown, Hahnville beats St. Amant

In what was supposed to be a big showdown between two of the top teams in the state, Destrehan proved that they are in another league entirely.Read More...
November 07, 2008 at 9:51 pm
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Founding church members forced out

When some members of the First Assembly of God church in Des Allemands witnessed an elderly woman get openly reprimanded by the pastor for speaking in tongues, they decided it wasn’t the place for them to worship.
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November 07, 2008 at 3:32 pm
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Nominations taken for Christmas fund

This year the St. Charles Herald-Guide sponsors its third annual $1 Children’s Christmas Fund to help a needy parish family this holiday season.Read More...
November 06, 2008 at 10:57 am
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Guild members paint parish landscapes

The plein-air workshop the St. Charles Art Guild sponsored in October with instructor Phil Sandusky was a huge success.Read More...
November 06, 2008 at 10:55 am
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Too close to home

Local science fiction writer Lee Hebert is helping raise diabetes awareness by donating 60 percent of the book sales from his Epic novel series for the month of November to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.Read More...
November 06, 2008 at 10:24 am
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Sheriff’s Office warns of fake $100 bills circulating
Sheriff’s Office warns of fake $100 bills circulating
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Fake hundred dollar bills have been circulating after a Hahnville High School student purchased them over the internet and distributed them at school as part of an apparent joke Tuesday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.