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Shell gas leak shuts Airline for more than an hour

A pipeline leak at the Shell/Motiva complex in Norco on Tuesday morning forced the closure of Airline Highway for over an hour between Prospect Avenue and Apple Street.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:57 am
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Seafood dealers worried about life after crawfish season

For the last few months, Blandon Zeringue, of Zeringueís Seafood, has kept his eyes glued to the television screen as he watches BPís ongoing efforts to cap the Gulf oil leak.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:56 am
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Storm could push oil-filled water into West Bank homes

With the start of hurricane season and the current oil crisis in the Gulf, parish Emergency Operations Center Director Scott Whelchel has been busy. Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Hahnville artistís unique creations found in White House, museums

Lorraine Gendron knows what itís like to be a well-known artist.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Library proposes tax reduction

In October, voters will get a chance to renew the St. Charles Parish Library Systemís millage at 4.5 mills, which would result in a drop in revenue of $1 million in 2012, according to Library Director Mary desBordes.
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June 11, 2010 at 8:50 am
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Council calls for lower speed limit on bridge

After three serious wrecks on the Hale Boggs Bridge, two of which were fatalities, the parish council has asked the state Department of Transportation and Development to lower the speed limit from 70 to 60 miles per hour.Read More...
June 11, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Entergy declares cold war on Waterford during summer

Residents around the parish arenít the only ones who feel the heat of those hot summer months. The higher temperatures also mean Entergy and employees of Waterford 3 must enact a Summer Reliability Plan that includes installing temporary air conditioning units to cool sensitive equipment and using divers to clean the intake structure on the Mississippi River.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Police draw first blood over holiday

The St. Charles Parish Sheriffís Office will now seek search warrants to draw blood from arrested suspects who refuse to take breath tests in an attempt to strengthen drunk driving cases in court.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Red Cross trains businesses to mobilize for disaster

The American Red Cross has launched a new program that enables them to recruit and train volunteers from local companies and organizations so that they can be mobilized quickly in any disaster.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:03 am
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Shrimper lucky to be alive after twister sinks boat

A 74-year-old Ama shrimper was motoring his 27-foot Lafitte skiff to Pier 90 from Grand Isle when a tornado tore apart and sunk his shrimping boat and left him dangling in the water for 30 minutes.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:02 am
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J.B. Martin, New Sarpy lead way in test scores

Another school year is over in St. Charles Parish and that means that LEAP, iLEAP and GEE state testing scores are in.
As far as test scores are concerned, itís been another good year in the parish with 75 percent of students scoring at basic level or above - the same as 2009.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Watchdog group investigates Jesse Duplantisí lifestyle

Itís hard to miss the new two-story, 25-room house on the corner of River Road and Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan. But most people who drive by it donít realize that they are helping to pay for it.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 8:57 am
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River Road closure could last 45 days

If the Army Corps of Engineers decides to elevate River Road on the east side of the Davis Pond Diversion in Ama, it could cause the road to be closed for 45 days, according to RenŤ PochŤ, with the Corpsí public affairs office.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Fatima statue visits Norco to spread historic message

In 1917, three children in Fatima, Portugal, saw a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She came to the children six times that year, giving admonitions, requests and warnings.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:13 pm
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Parish down to ĎPlan Cí for $2 million Luling boat launch

St. Charles Parish has moved on to "Plan C" in regards to a new, $2 million boat launch in Luling between the Davis Pond Diversion and Pier 90, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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Third arrest made in business burglaries

Another arrest has been made in the burglaries of four St. Charles Parish businesses in January and February.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Lady Tigers improve in second straight trip to state tournament
Lady Tigers improve in second straight trip to state tournament
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Hahnville finished the 2017 girls golf season as Division Iís No. 7 ranked team after wrapping up its season at the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA state championship tournament in Youngsville last week.