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Man who fought off attackers arrested on sex charge

A Boutte man who fought off four home invaders last week has been arrested for having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Hahnville falls in heartbreaker, ESJ blows out Destrehan

Although the Hahnville Tigers were the first on the board, the Dutchtown Griffins had the upper hand when the dust settled Friday night in Dutchtown.

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October 22, 2010 at 11:31 pm
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Sheriff's Reports - Oct. 21

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October 22, 2010 at 11:00 am
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Woman says she was pulled over by fake cop, blacked out

A Boutte woman told authorities that she was pulled over by a man impersonating a cop, but then lost consciousness shortly after being stopped.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:59 am
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New DMV will triple size of current facility

Construction is set to begin on a new DMV that will almost triple the size of the current department that is located in the courthouse. Parish President V.J. St. Pierre said the new building should be complete by the end of the year.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:58 am
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Kansas couple killed after colliding with dump truck

A Kansas couple was killed on LA 3127 last week after a Peterbilt dump truck veered into their lane and struck their 2008 Toyota Highlander, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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October 22, 2010 at 10:57 am
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Shorter Christmas break only major change in proposed school calendar

Students and their parents in St. Charles Parish will see a few changes to the calendar for the 2011-2012 school year.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:55 am
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Police: Boutte man fights off shotgun-wielding home invaders

A Boutte man that awoke to find four men in his home threatening his life was able to fight back against the invaders and capture one until help arrived, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:55 am
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Accidental shooting in Des Allemands

A Des Allemands man is in jail after allegedly shooting his friend on accident, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:53 am
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Train derailment forces evacuation of 15 homes

A train derailed at about 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning near a Destrehan neighborhood.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:52 am
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Willowdale Country Club to shut down

Willowdale Country Club will officially cease operations on Nov. 1.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Hahnville knocks out Destrehan, 35-14

Ahmad White ran wild against the Destrehan Wildcats, rushing for three touchdowns and throwing for another in Hahnville’s 35-14 win Friday night.

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October 15, 2010 at 10:49 pm
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Relaxed atmosphere credited with Bayou Gauche church’s growth

In 2003, the Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche only had 25 active adult members. Just seven years later, there are now about 250 people who regularly attend services.
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October 14, 2010 at 3:04 pm
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HHS ROTC cadets battle hackers, viruses

For the last three months, students from Hahnville High School have been working to protect their server from dangerous computer hackers.
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October 14, 2010 at 3:02 pm
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Schools rank 10th in state after performance scores

School district performance scores were recently released and St. Charles Public Schools ranked No. 10 statewide.
The district's score went from 104.9 in 2009 to 105.5 this year, a 0.6 increase. The state average is 92.5, up from 89.4 last year.
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October 14, 2010 at 3:00 pm
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Expect Hwy. 90 day lane closures in weeks ahead

Over the next couple of weeks, Barriere Construction will once again perform daytime roadwork on Highway 90, but project manager Danny Donahoe said he does not expect any traffic delays to occur.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:59 pm
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