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Grant allows improved water flow, fire rating in Paradis

PARADIS - A Louisiana Community Development Block Grant will fund the installation of a 12-inch water main along LA 631 (Old Spanish Trail), providing improved water flows and better fire ratings in the area.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Rising river delays work on bike path

The 6.2-mile bicycle/pedestrian path under construction between Hahnville and Luling was supposed to be completed by early December, but has been delayed due to unusually high water levels in the Mississippi River.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Library investigation called off, Hogan leaves matter to public

After the Parish Council voted against his resolution, Councilman Paul Hogan said that he will no longer call for an investigation into the size increase of the East Bank Regional Library. Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:39 am
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Coyotes blamed for missing St. Rose pets

Recent reports of coyotes in St. Rose have animal control agents on watch.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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School district ranking drops

Statewide school district rankings show that St. Charles Parish Public Schools consistently rank among the best in the state, though the district did fall two spots from sixth to eighth overall. However, the district was still among the leaders in ACT scores and graduation rates for the 2008-09 school year, finishing with the second highest graduation rate in the state and the third highest cumulative ACT score.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Girlfriend rams car into marsh after fight with boyfriend’s ex-wife

A 26-year-old Avondale woman was arrested on Friday after getting into a fight with her boyfriend’s ex-wife and then allegedly following the victim’s vehicle and ramming it into the marsh at the corner of U.S. 61 and East Harding Street, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
November 24, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Pair of interceptions lock up Hahnville win

Barbe may have outgained Hahnville's offense by 102 yards, but the Tigers defense came through when it counted with two clutch interceptions that wrapped up a 37-28 win and pushed the team even deeper into the state playoffs.Read More...
November 20, 2009 at 11:25 pm
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Guide names new Lifestyles editor

Michelle Stuckey has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as Lifestyles Editor.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:09 am
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Agents hope new, improved program boosts home sales in parish

Home sales in St. Charles Parish should continue to rise after President Barack Obama signed legislation extending a popular tax credit that’s available to some homebuyers.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Health center low on vaccine, no date for more

With the H1N1 virus, or Swine Flu, sweeping the nation, many areas are offering the vaccine to anyone who wants it.
However, in St. Charles Parish there is such a shortage of the vaccine that offering it to all residents is not yet possible.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:07 am
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Local teens ‘lucky to be alive' after boat sinks

Two local teens are lucky to be alive after the boat they were fishing in began taking on water in the middle of Lake Cataouatche.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Paradis men likely set up in robbery

A second arrest was made in the robbery of two Paradis men at their residence in late October.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Council asked to investigate library

Saying that he “can’t just take their word,” St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan has introduced a resolution that asks the council to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the East Bank Regional Library’s size increase.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Spillway Road opens

After being closed due to an unusually high rise of the Mississippi River, Spillway Road is now open.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Great-grandmother called on to convert souls

Until three years ago, Des Allemands native Edna Matherne, 85, was content living a simple yet full life as a devoted wife of 69 years to her husband Victor Matherne.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
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At least 2 more full bridge closures expected

Residents will have to prepare for at least two more full closures of the Hale Boggs Bridge over the next 12 to 14 months of the cable replacement project.Read More...
November 16, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Accused Luling murderer has lengthy rap sheet
Accused Luling murderer has lengthy rap sheet
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By the time Jerel Anthony Smith was charged with the brutal killing of Metairie’s Ryan Dubuc last Wednesday, his police record documented a history of violence, resistance and plea deals.