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Destrehan businessman hopes sauce helps saves the coast

A Destrehan businessman has produced a new hot sauce for sale around the parish and 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Audubon Nature Institute to help with oil spill cleanup efforts.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Construction begins on Fallen Hero Memorial

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will begin construction on a Fallen Hero Memorial that will be placed in front of the new law enforcement complex. But time is running out for those who want to purchase memorial bricks to surround the area.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:04 am
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Alexander wins School Board seat in landslide

The votes are in and St. Charles Parish has chosen their representatives.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:02 am
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Wrecks increase in Louisiana after texting ban, study shows

While Louisiana recently made it illegal to text and drive, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety actually shows that accident rates have increased since the ban took affect.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Man charged with forcible rape of teen

A LaPlace man was arrested and charged with the forcible rape of a 13-year-old Luling girl.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Valero says leak had no impact on environment, community

A week after sulfuric acid leaked into the Mississippi River from Valero’s St. Charles Refinery in Norco, officials say that there should be no impact on the environment or community whatsoever.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:50 am
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80 teams battle for top honors in mega cook-off

The mouth-watering aroma of steaming chicken andouille gumbo and jambalaya will hover in the air at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:47 am
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Hahnville survives E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:44 am
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Wildcats fall to Lutcher, 27-8

The Lutcher Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter to put away the Wildcats and earn a 27-8 victory.Read More...
October 01, 2010 at 9:45 pm
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Community asked to clean up Saturday

Environmentally-conscious volunteers are being asked to clean up the parish this Saturday during the third annual Trash Bash Great American Cleanup. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Members of St. Rose car burglary ring plead guilty

Three people that were arrested for taking part in a St. Rose vehicle burglary ring pled guilty last week before Judge Emile St. Pierre.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm
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Borromeo’s history dates back to before Declaration of Independence

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church seamlessly blends its rich history on the East Bank with current and relevant ministries and new traditions.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:45 pm
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82-year-old arrested for shooting burglar

An 82-year-old St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery on Friday after he shot at a man who was allegedly trying to rob him.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:43 pm
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Norco student gets chance of a lifetime

When Sandra LeBourgeois entered her grandson Bobby Clement into a Copeland’s contest for a Saints junior tee retriever, she never dreamed that he would win. But while driving home one day, she received a call.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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Luling businesswoman charged with theft of $1.1 million

Luling businesswoman Charlotte Troxler, who was arrested last year and charged with stealing more than $300,000 from two car dealerships, is now accused of stealing more than $700,000 from Saints owner Tom Benson.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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Property taxes, School Board race on ballot Oct. 2

With elections coming up on Oct. 2, St. Charles Parish voters have a lot to consider before heading to the polls. This weekend, votes will be tallied for a single open School Board seat and property taxes for libraries, the E-911 system and roadway lighting for 10 years. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm
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St. Charles Parish Public Schools CFO earns Certification
St. Charles Parish Public Schools CFO earns Certification
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Donna Post, St. Charles Parish Public Schools chief financial officer, has earned the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations certification, making her one of seven people in Louisiana to earn the distinction.