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Satellite students work behind scenes of ABC26 broadcast

After ABC26 News Director Bob Noonan attended a Café Day put on by the Satellite Center's Culinary Arts and Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism classes, he came away impressed.Read More...
December 18, 2008 at 9:15 am
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Blue-collar attitude, past success big reason behind DHS’ state title

Last season, Destrehan entered the year as the No. 1 ranked team in Class 5A and mowed down the competition on their way to the school's first state title in 24 years.Read More...
December 18, 2008 at 9:15 am
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Roussel’s jeweler wins state competition for best ring design

Roussel’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts’ jewelry designer Dennis Sprague will travel to New York in January with his award-winning engagement ring in hand to compete in the nationwide design competition.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 12:05 pm
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Local salon gives important gift to adopted cancer patient

Salon owner Yolanda Triche has a good reason to be proud of her Hair Illusions’ staff.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 12:04 pm
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Prank mimics home invasion

What seemed like a joke to three teens isn’t a laughing matter to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Complex manager: Hahnville murder a rarity

The manager at Hahnville’s Raintree Court Apartments, which was the site of a deadly shooting on Dec. 1, said that the murder was an isolated incident and that the complex has never experienced anything like this during her 10-year tenure.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:31 am
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St. Pierre: No timeframe for choosing EOC head

St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center Director Tab Troxler, who has taken a similar job with Dow Chemical’s St. Charles Operations plant, is tentatively set to remain at his post through February, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Fate of historic landmark in jeopardy with closing of ChefEds

The fate of the old Migliore’s Food Store in New Sarpy is in jeopardy with the apparent closing of ChefEds, which is being forced out of business because the government has come to collect on a 121-day loan.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Wildcats can’t wait to tackle ‘powerhouse’ West Monroe

It’s a feat rarely accomplished today no matter the sport, but the Destrehan Wildcats have beaten the odds and have a unique chance to repeat as Class 5A state champions on Saturday.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Destrehan back in title game for second straight season

It may not have always been pretty, but Destrehan was able to fight through numerous turnovers, while taking advantage of some by their opponent, to head back to the state title game with a 21-14 win over Baton Rouge Central.Read More...
December 05, 2008 at 10:31 am
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New program aims to help Luling’s at risk kindergartners

At risk kindergarten students at Luling Elementary will take part in a new program this year that aims to make sure they move on to the first grade after the United Way of St. Charles gave $10,000 towards its implementation.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:22 pm
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Hospital spends $200,000 on two new ambulances

St. Charles Parish Hospital will be getting two brand new ambulances in January to replace two that had mechanical problems in a fleet of five. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:21 pm
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Black Friday has mixed results for area businesses

The beginning of the holiday shopping season got off to a slow start for several businesses in St. Charles Parish, while others found success the day after Thanksgiving.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:20 pm
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Nearly a third of students miss school during holiday

Family vacations took precedence over school last week for over 1,000 St. Charles Parish students, with 1,500 reported absences on Monday and 2,622 on Tuesday.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Second grader starts wind turbine company

While most second graders are trying to fill up their Christmas lists with the hottest toys this holiday season, Luling’s Matthew McCarter has been working towards decreasing the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Bunge: New permit doesn’t mean more emissions in air

Residents living near Bunge Grain Elevator in Destrehan who are worried that the company applied for a permit in November to release more emissions into the air don't need to be concerned, according to a spokesman from the company.
Jerry Gibson, plant manager for Bunge, says that their emission levels won't change.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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