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Destrehan spring fest halted

After years of holding a spring festival of arts and crafts, Destrehan Plantation has decided to end the event despite high participation for the past few years.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Woman arrested with 5 pounds of pot near school

A 30-year-old Luling woman who lived near Lakeside Elementary School was arrested last week after authorities executed a search warrant at her home and found thousands of dollars worth of drugs, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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Members step up to save Willowdale Country Club

While rainy weather and a struggling economy have combined to force many country clubs into financial ruin, Willowdale has managed to stay afloat after members voted to increase dues and collectively pay a one-time fee of $32,000.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm
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New maps allow better look at parish than ever before

For the first time in five years, St. Charles Parish residents will be able to view an up-to-date map of the parish that highlights streets, evacuation routes, council districts, parks and recreation sites and other landmarks like boat launches and historical sites.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Search is on for missing St. Rose man

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a 32-year-old St. Rose man that has been missing since Saturday.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:13 am
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New Sheriff’s Office about 40 percent complete, should be finished by Oct.

The new St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office being built on Sugarland Parkway in Luling is coming along quickly and is expected to be in use by the end of the year.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:12 am
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Monsanto expands, increasing worldwide Roundup production

Monsanto has completed a nearly $200 million expansion that has increased the company’s Roundup production at the Luling site by 20 percent.Read More...
March 10, 2010 at 10:10 am
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Fatal wreck on Hwy. 90

A 54-year-old Michigan man was killed after his car ran into the back of a dump truck on Highway 90 near the St. Charles Parish line, according to the Louisiana State Police. Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:21 am
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St. Rose man fleeces road home program

A St. Rose man has pled guilty to theft of government funds after defrauding the Louisiana Road Home Program, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:20 am
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Drainage issues highlight sparsely-attended town meeting

Parish Council member Carolyn Schexnaydre sponsored an East Bank town hall meeting at Destrehan High School on March 2.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:19 am
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Schools tackle drainage problem

Mimosa Park Elementary and the Norco Elementary schools will receive much-needed repairs this summer while students are on vacation.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:18 am
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Business fair adds crafts in attempt to lure patrons

The St. Charles Parish Business Fest will have a new look this year with the introduction of arts and crafts vendors.
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March 04, 2010 at 11:16 am
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Grimaldi named Deputy of the Year

A St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy who jumped into a canal and swam a stranded family back to the highway has been named the 2009 Deputy of the Year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:14 am
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Crawfish prices still high, but beginning to drop

Cold winter weather put a chill on the crawfish harvest and led to soaring prices at local seafood stores. But on Monday, the price began to drop and many believe the trend will continue.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:12 am
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Crime jumps by 17 percent in 2009 due to thefts, assaults

Due to a large increase in assaults and thefts, crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 17 percent in 2009 when compared to 2008.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:08 am
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Librarian taking hard look at tax

After the controversy over the expansion of the East Regional Library project in 2009, both the St. Charles Parish Council and the Library Board are taking a careful look at the library’s millage renewal, which will be voted on later this year.Read More...
March 04, 2010 at 11:04 am
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Luling man gets 20K emails asking he vote for Hillary Clinton
Luling man gets 20K emails asking he vote for Hillary Clinton
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While this has been Garrett Monti’s second year to serve as an elector for the United States Electoral College by Louisiana’s Republican Party, his experience has been anything but similar.