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St. Pierre picks new emergency director

A Department of Defense professional with extensive experience in intelligence analysis and incident management has been confirmed as director of the St. Charles Parish Department of Emergency Preparedness. Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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Parish has 3 years to fund launch on Des Allemands

After Riverbend Corporation and Robert Wiegand decided to donate three acres of land on Mud Lake to the parish for the construction of a boat launch near Down the Bayou Road, Councilman Paul Hogan said it’s imperative that the parish find the money to build it within the specified time limit.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:02 pm
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2 Suspected cases of swine flu in parish come back negative

St. Charles Parish still has no confirmed cases of swine flu, and two samples in the area that were sent to the state lab for testing came back negative, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre. Both samples were gathered by private doctors in the area, Senior Emergency Coordinator Jason Tastet said.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Vietnam wall visits Destrehan

On Wednesday, hundreds of cheering Harry Hurst Middle School students waved American flags as they welcomed a replica of arguably the most famous monument in the nation.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Termites swarm West Bank

Among the evening dusk of these early summer days, swarming termites are being spotted, flying together near street lamps throughout neighborhoods - especially on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Paradis man tempts taste buds with unique Cajun seasonings

If you're searching for the perfect mix of Cajun seasonings, then you need to look no further than ‘T Pierre’s authentic herbs and spices.Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 10:49 am
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Suspected swine flu samples come back negative

Two suspected samples of swine flu that were sent to the state lab from St. Charles Parish have come back negative, according to parish spokeswoman Renee Simpson.Read More...
May 07, 2009 at 3:02 pm
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Body found in river near Barton Avenue

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered a body floating in the Mississippi River on May 5 near the levee at Barton Avenue.Read More...
May 06, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards

The St. Charles Herald-Guide finished with eight first-place awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2008, including Best Sports Coverage, Best Lifestyles Coverage and General Excellence.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:47 am
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Where do tax dollars go?

From 2004 to 2008, yearly sales and property tax revenue collected by the parish has increased by almost $17 million - from $41.7 million to $58.6 million - which has allowed Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to take an aggressive approach to upgrading infrastructure.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Airline barrier on the way

For decades, parish residents have wondered how long it would be before some type of barrier was put in place along Airline Highway to prevent wayward vehicles from sinking into the deep canal.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast

For those who knew Des Allemands resident Ronnie P. Tregre, they’ll remember him as a man passionate about many things - like family, friends and piloting - and as a man who died doing what he loved.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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New boat launch in the works

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has met with representatives from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries about the construction of a new boat launch between Pier 2 and Pier 90 on Highway 90.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Appeal backfires

A former Luling doctor who received five years of probation in 2006 after pleading no contest to one count of attempted possession of child pornography could be sentenced to up to five years in jail after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal declared the original sentence illegal.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Given A Chance

Parish residents with mental and physical disabilities now have more employment opportunities thanks to the Arc of St. Charles.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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To build or not to build

To build or not to build, that is the question when it comes to a new library in Paradis.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Relay for Life  to honor  cancer survivors
Relay for Life to honor cancer survivors
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More than 200 people representing 20 teams have signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during this Saturday’s Relay for Life.