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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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Search on for eligible bachelors, bachelorettes

The St. Charles Herald-Guide is accepting nominations for our first-ever eligible bachelor/bachelorette issue.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:58 pm
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St. Rose man arrested for child porn

A 20-year-old St. Rose man was arrested for possessing more than 160 videos and images of explicit files of children on his computer, according to the Louisiana State Police.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:57 pm
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New truancy law options include military service

A new law recently passed gives truant students under 18 years old more options.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Pictorial history spans more than 300 years

For more than five years, a group of parish historians worked through three hurricane evacuations and other emergencies to complete a history of the area told through a mixture of black and white photos and graphics, maps, historical documents and sketches.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm
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Update: teens recovering from roadside accident

The three Hahnville High School students who were hit by a car in August while sitting in a front yard in Luling are all recovering well, according to one of the victims, Treval Dunmiles.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Police: Levee workers bury equipment after joyride

Two employees of WRS Compass, a construction company working on the Western Tie-In levee project in Luling, were charged with causing more than $50,000 of damage to the company’s property.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Destrehan family pays it forward
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When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.