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6 charged with East Bank vehicle burglaries

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made six arrests in connection with a recent spurt of vehicle burglaries on the East Bank, which likely broke up yet another theft ring, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:13 am
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Hotels take in overflow of oil cleanup workers

The overflow of oil cleanup workers in Grand Isle has spilled over to St. Charles, with a couple of hotels running near maximum capacity with cleanup crews.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:12 am
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Council wants town hall meeting on proposed barge fleet operation

The Parish Council will ask the Army Corps of Engineers for a town hall meeting to discuss a proposed barge-fleeting area in the Mississippi River adjacent to Hahnville.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:11 am
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Spahr’s donating proceeds to ‘Friends of Grand Isle’

With an uncertain future hanging over the entire seafood industry in Louisiana, Spahr’s Seafood is making a huge sacrifice. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:10 am
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Teens face tough summer job market

Teens in St. Charles Parish will have to make looking for a job a full-time job if they hope to land one of those coveted positions this summer.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:09 am
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Do you look like your pet?

Does Frank look like Fido? Does Claire look like Cuddles? Or does Polly just like to wear Pat’s glasses? If you know someone who looks just like their pet, we want to see it. Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 11:04 am
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3 arrested in connection with attempted murders

Three people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of two St. Rose men last week.Read More...
June 24, 2010 at 10:52 am
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Gas tank-toting rig catches fire in Boutte

An 18-wheeler carrying multi-gas tanks had an engine fire in Boutte last week, forcing the driver to pull over into the middle of the St. Charles Room Bingo Hall parking lot and call 911.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Committee to discuss repealing fireworks ban

Once again, the St. Charles Parish Legislative Committee will meet to discuss an ordinance that would allow both the sale and popping of fireworks in the parish.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:25 am
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Schools want tax kept the same

At a School Board Finance Committee meeting on June 14, members discussed the proposed millage rate of 56.37 mills for the coming year - the same millage as last year.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Memphis crime drama shoots scene in Ama

St. Charles Parish has been standing in for Texas for the past few weeks during filming of “The Fields” and now Ama served as the setting of a Memphis crime drama.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Curbside recycling is back, but only on the East Bank

Curbside recycling is making a return to St. Charles Parish, but only on the East Bank due to the demand for the service on that side of the river.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Destrehan man charged with ‘09 kidnapping

A Destrehan man was arrested on June 14 for firing a gun in a residence during an argument and was also charged in connection with a 2009 incident where he allegedly beat and kidnapped his girlfriend.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:21 am
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Survivor of Arkansas flood recalls nightmare

At 2:30 a.m. on June 11, Luling residents Pat and Tainia O’Malley awoke to a nightmare.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Non-profit will relocate homeless to Hahnville

A non-profit organization has proposed relocating about 30 homeless people who are veterans, disabled, elderly or mentally ill from New Orleans and the surrounding area to Hahnville this summer due to the hot weather conditions and the prediction of an active hurricane season.Read More...
June 18, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Commercial kitchen adds tasty sauces to East Bank market

Local entrepreneurs, who have been toiling away in Norco to produce sauces, tea, pasta and pepper jelly, will begin offering their food products for sale at the East Bank German Coast Farmers’ Market. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 9:01 am
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Houma woman accused of hiring  hitman to kill Paradis husband
Houma woman accused of hiring hitman to kill Paradis husband
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A Houma woman has been arrested and charged with solicitation of murder in connection with an alleged attempt to hire a hitman to kill her husband living in Paradis.