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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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Bridge accident claims life of Luling woman

A Luling woman is dead after the Honda CRV she was driving collided with a Mack garbage truck that had run out of fuel on top of the Hale Boggs Bridge, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:36 am
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‘Night Out’ brings neighbors together

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is inviting residents throughout the parish to participate with thousands of other communities nationwide in the 26th Annual National Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:35 am
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Rotary seeks young professionals to visit Argentina

Rotary club members are seeking professionals in St. Charles Parish to visit Argentina in April 2010 as part of the Group Study Exchange Program sponsored by the Rotary Foundation.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 2:31 pm
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Rising Rockers

On stage in front of hundreds of his fellow classmates, former Destrehan High School student Sami Khan performed his original power ballad, “100 Years,” for all of his graduating class to hear.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Judge rules accused rapist competent

A 27-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico has pled not guilty to one count of aggravated rape and one count of armed robbery after Judge Lauren Lemmon determined on July 13 that he was competent to stand trial, the man’s attorney, David Moyer, said.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Photos of ferry prove elusive, needed for monument

The George Prince ferry bell was supposed to be the final piece of the puzzle when it came to erecting a monument to honor those that lost their lives in the 1976 Luling/Destrehan ferry disaster.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Talking trash

When Council Chairman Terry Authement introduced a resolution to seek proposals for a new solid waste contract instead of awarding a renewal to Coastal Waste Services, there was one notable absence at the meeting - CWS General Manager Gus Bordelon.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 9:20 am
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United Way distributes $1.4 million to area agencies

LULING - United Way of St. Charles Board of Directors approved over $1.4 million to fund 30 local agencies providing services in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Unlocked cars provide high-tech prizes to thieves

Thieves didn't have to try too hard to get away with thousands of dollars in merchandise on June 12, targeting unlocked vehicles on River Park Drive in Hahnville, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:54 am
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Lightning strike cripples health center

The St. Charles Community Health Center is hoping that lightning doesn’t strike twice after a thunderstorm last week crippled operations and forced the center to re-route calls to Kenner.Read More...
July 20, 2009 at 8:54 am
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Could Jefferson West Bank levee flood St. Charles?

While St. Charles Parish inches closer to receiving a permit to start Phase II of the West Bank Hurricane Protection levee, there are concerns that it won't be finished fast enough to offset potential problems caused by the Western Tie-in.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Meeting ‘King of Pop’ leaves lasting impression on St. Rose man

It was the year 1973. Page after page of high-end fashion magazines printed glossy images of young, hip models sporting bell-bottom jeans and clog heels. The Dodge Charger was one of the largest and most popular muscle cars to hit the streets, and the Jackson 5 - lead by then child star Michael Jackson - were topping the charts on radio stations across the country.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Guide starts online biz directory

A new, free online directory designed specifically for St. Charles Parish residents makes it much easier to find area businesses than flipping through the yellow pages.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Dow vapor sends at least 30 to hospital

When Pam Butler awoke in her River Park apartment at 5:45 a.m. on June 7, she was greeted with a headache and dizziness.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Former Hahnville High School football standout Craig Ford emerged as a freshman for the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks last season and he appears ready to make even more strides this year as a sophomore.