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Airline Drive now open after truck fire

Firefighters took on a truck fire early Wednesday that closed Airline Drive near Almedia Road. The road was reopened an hour later, but closed again at around 5 p.m. so that workers could clean up oil that had spilled from the truck.Read More...
August 06, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Airline Highway near Almedia Road closed

The St. Charles Parish EOC reports that Airline Highway near Almedia Road in St. Rose is closed entirely due to a vehicle fire.Read More...
August 05, 2009 at 9:43 am
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Future of crime fighting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has chosen a builder for their new 39,000 square-foot law enforcement complex, Sheriff Greg Champagne said. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Tax holiday a boon to businesses

Furniture, school supplies, hurricane protection items and even alcohol and tobacco products are just a few of the many items that will be available tax free next weekend after the Parish Council, the School Board and the state suspended their sales taxes.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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50 set to sue Dow

Fifty residents that say they were exposed to ethyl acrylate fumes after a leak at Dow have retained the legal services of New Orleans attorney Frank D’Amico, Jr. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Arrest, seizure of getaway car appear to stop rash of break-ins

Nine vehicles in the Willowdale, Willowridge and Lakewood Drive area were broken into last weekend, which continued a string of car burglaries that began in May but increased in June and July.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 10:54 am
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Hands-on expertise nets DHS prestigious award

Destrehan High School students are being prepared for their future more than ever before, with unique classes that teach them to design blueprints, create videos and weld at a level that would qualify them for a job right out of school.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:36 am
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Bollinger Shipyards will remain in St. Rose

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. (BSI) and Sealy & Company announced the execution of a long-term deal to extend its lease for 9,959 square feet of office space in the One James Park Office Building in James Business Park, located in St. Charles Parish. Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:35 am
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Residents get behind-the-scenes look at parish infrastructure

For the first time, St. Charles Parish government will provide citizens with a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of vital parish infrastructure, including pumping stations and wastewater treatment plants.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:34 am
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Boutte restaurant finds home at dumped library location

Just five miles down Highway 90 in Paradis a bigger, better opportunity is waiting for Zydeco’s II owner Dusten Gainey.
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August 03, 2009 at 9:29 am
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Farmers’ market on way to record year in sales

After relocating its West Bank operations, the German Coast Farmers’ Market is on schedule to have its best year ever, and by adding arts and crafts vendors, the hope is that those sales will increase even more.Read More...
August 03, 2009 at 9:27 am
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Body found in St. Rose

A woman was found dead last night on St. Rose Avenue and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the communities help in identifying the body.Read More...
July 30, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Vehicular homicide trial delayed...again

A Des Allemands man charged with vehicular homicide is scheduled to go to trial on Oct.19, more than four years after he allegedly caused the death of 31-year-old Melvin Woods, III.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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Bugging Out

When residents visit the Audubon Insectarium’s Louisiana swamp exhibit, they probably don't know that many of the creepy crawlers that are on display come from right here in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Community rallies around Norco baby with rare skin disease

Two months ago Randy and Courtney Roth of Norco welcomed their son Tripp into the world. But shortly after his arrival, the family’s joyous occasion was overshadowed when the infant was diagnosed with a life-threatening skin disease.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Civil rights group plans to sue parish

The St. Charles Parish Council may have decided to keep the New Sarpy and Destrehan boundaries where they are, but for Rev. Albert Bailey, the fight is far from over.
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July 27, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Former St. Charles DA sentenced to 3 years in federal prison
Former St. Charles DA sentenced to 3 years in federal prison
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Former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr. was sentenced to three years in federal prison today (Aug. 17) after pleading guilty in April to obstruction of justice in connection with an FBI investigation into his allegedly trading leniency for sex.