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Tie-in work could force closure of River Road

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering elevating River Road on the east side of the Davis Pond Diversion as part of the Western Tie-In levee project. While elevating the road would protect Ama from storm surge, it could also force the closure of River Road for an undetermined amount of time.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:04 pm
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Untested dispersant makes fishing closures necessary

While many anglers have expressed frustration with a seemingly helter-skelter string of fishing closures and reopenings following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries head Robert Barham said there is method to the madness.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:02 pm
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Texas thriller filming in Norco

Movie cameras will be rolling in Norco on May 28, June 1 and June 2 for the feature film "The Fields," which stars Sam Worthington of "Avatar" fame.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm
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Rain doesn’t dampen Relay For Life

Relay For Life went on despite the Saturday night downpour and $83,248 was raised at the event, according to chairman Audrey Raziano.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:41 am
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School meal prices to increase next year

What started in 2009 as a plan to raise the cost of school meals will now be a reality for the 2010-2011 school year.
Starting in August, the price range for school lunches and breakfasts in elementary, middle and high schools will go from $1.25-$2.45 to $1.35-$2.65.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:40 am
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Authorities step up patrols of parish railroad crossings

Louisiana State Troopers joined forces with law enforcement agencies throughout southeast Louisiana in an effort to educate residents about railroad safety.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:35 am
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Parish will pick up lunch tab for children, teens this summer

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens 18 years and under receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Davis Pond opened to full capacity to combat oil spill

The Davis Pond diversion was opened to full capacity last week in an attempt to minimize the impact of oil on the marshes and estuaries in the northern Barataria Basin, but there is still no plan to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Pedestrian run over in Des Allemands

A 62-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a dump truck while trying to cross Highway 90 in Des Allemands, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:32 am
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From HHS student to principal, long journey ends for Gonzales

It is the end of an era for the St. Charles Parish school system.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Ball fields, indoor gym part of $3.1 million plan to upgrade Montz park

The St. Charles Parish Council has hired an engineering firm to make improvements to Montz park that will initially include ball fields with covered dugouts.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Man killed in Hwy. 90 wreck

A 73-year-old Metairie man was killed after his vehicle crossed the median on Highway 90 in Mozella and ran into a tractor trailer, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Woman stabbed at Norco party

An 18-year-old New Sarpy woman was arrested for cutting a 4-inch gash across the face of another 18-year-old from St. Rose, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:21 am
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Civic group president booked with stealing funds

The president of two civic associations in Montz was arrested for the second time on May 14 and charged with theft from the organizations.Read More...
May 21, 2010 at 9:21 am
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Parish air gets “F” from lung association

St. Charles Parish received an “F” from the American Lung Association for the amount of ozone, or smog, in the air. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm
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Design for new shelter released

The schematic design for a new animal shelter in St. Charles Parish was released this week. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Norco man fighting cancer one day at a time
Norco man fighting cancer one day at a time
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It was hard enough for Jimmy Stuard to deal with a diagnosis of colon cancer involving a tumor so large that only chemotherapy and radiation treatments offered any hope that it might be removed.