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Businesses bounce back quickly to aid recovery

Because they serve as a lifeline to returning residents, many parish businesses did their best to open up as quickly as possible after Hurricane Gustav left 90 percent of the parish without power.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Stay informed throughout the storm

Did you know that some businesses and residents never lost power during Gustav? Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Where will Hurricane Ike strike?

As Hurricane Gustav starts to diminish, Hurricane Ike is ready to take aim. Emergency Operations Center Director Tab Troxler says it's too early to tell where Ike will make landfall, but his advice to residents is to get prepared.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 2:31 pm
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Several programs offer disaster relief to parish residents

Several state and government agencies are now offering disaster assistance to residents who were affected by or had to evacuate because of Hurricane Gustav.
Listed below are programs that St. Charles Parish residents could qualify for if eligibility guidelines are met. Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 12:22 pm
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Welcome Home

Most residents returned to St. Charles Parish last week to find their homes without power and their yards littered with branches. But for some, the damage was extensive.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Gustav leaves Des Allemands family without a home

A Wal-Mart employee and her children and grandchildren returned home after Hurricane Gustav to find they have no place to live. While other families in the area wait for simple things like power, this family is waiting to find a new place to call home.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:47 am
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St. Pierre pleased with parish’s response to storm

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre feels that the parish did a good job before, during and after Hurricane Gustav, though there are some things he hopes are improved next time around.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:46 am
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Parish strives to pick up debris before Ike

Debris pickup began on Sept. 8 in St. Charles, and the parish hopes to have all of it off the streets soon because of the potential danger of Hurricane Ike.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:45 am
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Three parish residents die because of Hurricane Gustav

The St. Charles Parish Coroner's Office confirms that there were three deaths associated with Hurricane Gustav, but says those figures could change. An office spokesman released the names of the known victims Monday morning. Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:43 am
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Sheriff’s Office reports 23 break-ins occur during storm

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says that there have been 23 break-ins since most of the area evacuated because of Hurricane Gustav.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:42 am
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Entergy says that a majority of the parish now has power

Entergy now estimates there are about 500 customers in St. Charles Parish left without power today, according to Renee Allemand, the parish’s public information officer. That is down from a high of 30,000 customers without power at the beginning of this event on Sept. 1, spokesman Doug Rhodes said this morning.Read More...
September 09, 2008 at 8:42 am
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Parish releases tentative evacuation timeline

The latest track for Tropical Storm Gustav takes the storm onshore over Terrebone Parish Tuesday morning as a powerful Category 3 hurricane. Read More...
August 29, 2008 at 9:22 am
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Parish releases tentative evacuation timeline

The latest track for Tropical Storm Gustav takes the storm onshore over Terrebone Parish Tuesday morning as a powerful Category 3 hurricane. Read More...
August 29, 2008 at 9:22 am
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Tropical Storm Gustav Parish Advisory

The latest track for Tropical Storm Gustav takes the storm onshore over Terrebone Parish Tuesday morning as a powerful Category 3 hurricane. Models show storm surges could top 13 feet on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish, and officials are preparing for the worst. All residents should be taking steps to secure their homes and prepare for evacuation.
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August 29, 2008 at 5:52 am
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Early morning wreck holds up traffic for hours

A two-vehicle wreck occurred on Highway 90 early this morning after a Chevrolet Suburban appeared to U-Turn directly into a garbage truck, according to witness reports.Read More...
August 28, 2008 at 11:47 am
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Hahnville lawyer ‘Reaches Out’ to America to help more than a thousand Hurricane Katrina victims

Three years ago, Hurricane Katrina dismantled lives all across New Orleans. Millions were forced to evacuate and most people still haven't recovered from the deadliest storm in United States History.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 6:26 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.