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Committee says $10 million expansion of pre-kindergarten program worth the money

The St. Charles Parish School Board Finance Committee recently discussed the feasibility of expanding the parish’s current pre-kindergarten program to include every 4-year-old in the parish.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:36 pm
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Family battles cancer twice, calls on ABC show for help

Duston Frickey and Vanessa Frank met and fell in love while caring for their children at St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Duston’s 2-year-old daughter, Briauna, was diagnosed before her first birthday with eye cancer, while Vanessa’s 5-year-old son, Devin, has leukemia.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 3:33 pm
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Victim describes horror as driver runs over teens

Three Hahnville High School students were hospitalized after being run over by a driver who witnesses say was texting at the time of the accident. Two of them are recovering while a third is in critical condition.Read More...
September 02, 2010 at 9:11 am
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DHS junior one of 4 students from U.S. picked for global conference

Destrehan junior Mya LaGrange is making her way towards a future in international journalism.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Parish expects to collect $1 million less in tax revenue

Because of a reduced inventory at some industries, the value of the parish’s tax roll is expected to drop by $35 million this year. Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Sheriff’s Office releases full jail roster online

The names of every single inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center are now online, and includes a feature that automatically notifies residents when a specific inmate is released.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:13 am
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Swine flu pandemic over, drama-free season expected

After a swine flu epidemic last year, the St. Charles Community Health Center says that residents can stop worrying about contracting the virus.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:12 am
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Paradis woman dies from severe burns sustained in house fire

A 48-year-old Paradis woman died last week from injuries she sustained in a fire, according to State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Driver, dog attack deputy during traffic stop

A Montz man was arrested on Monday after an altercation with a police officer that resulted in numerous charges, including attempted murder.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Classes that can change your life

For more than 30 years, St. Charles Parish Schools has offered community education classes to further teaching and learning after high school and beyond.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Luling activist used as pawn in oil spill scam

Right after Katrina, Luling resident Adline Mott helped more than 100 people from the community who desperately needed jobs find work rebuilding the area. So when a similar situation presented itself regarding the BP oil spill, Mott immediately began making phone calls.Read More...
August 27, 2010 at 9:07 am
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New bike path connects Willowdale to Mimosa, circles around future park site

A bike path that connects to Willowdale and winds around the future sight of Rathborne Park is substantially complete and residents are already starting to take notice.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Are you ready for some football?

The St. Charles Herald-Guide is putting the finishing touches on our High School Football Preview, which can be found inside our Aug. 26 issue.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:51 am
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School employees bring home the bacon

The St. Charles Parish School Board voted last week to award one-time bonuses to all full-time and permanent part-time employees.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Schools get safety-centered facelift

Many visitors to Hahnville High School know that it is easy to miss the front office and go wandering into the school.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:38 am
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Jump in thefts leads to 9.7 percent crime increase

Crime in St. Charles during the second quarter of 2010 increased by 9.7 percent when compared to the same period in 2009, according to stats released by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
August 19, 2010 at 10:32 am
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In just one month since The Basketry’s launched its “Big Easy, Big Heart” philanthropic mission, the business has donated 50 gift boxes to a homeless shelter in New Orleans.