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Hospital partnership good for the heart

St. Charles Parish Hospital’s decision to partner with Ochsner is paying dividends for local parish residents with cardiac problems now that two Ochsner interventional cardiologist will help expand diagnostic services in the area.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 10:05 am
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Dow cuts workforce by nearly 10 percent

Dow St. Charles has laid off nearly 10 percent of its 1,100 employees in response to Dow Chemical’s decision to cut 5,000 jobs worldwide.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Jake’s Towing finds work for homeless vehicles as monster truck obstacles

While thousands of spectators were watching the Grave Digger grind over obstacles on the Superdome floor last Saturday, workers from Jake’s Towing in St. Charles Parish were keeping a look out on the vehicles below.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 10:04 am
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VFW scam preys on patriotic residents

A scam artist is trying to use the local VFW group as a way to trick patriotic parish residents into giving out personal information and making “donations” so that care packages can be delivered to soldiers overseas and to veterans living in the area.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Councilman doesn’t want prying eyes viewing e-mail

The servers of the Parish Council and the parish administration have been combined, a move that will save the government $20,000, according to Information Technology Director Kendall Stall.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Monument still sought for Luling Ferry Disaster victims

Filmmaker Royd Anderson is on a crusade to get a memorial in St. Charles Parish where the worst ferry accident in U.S. history took place.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Change in parade route allows more people to view

The line-up and staging area for the Krewe of Lul parade will no longer be within the Angus Drive and Sugarhouse Road route as it has been in past years.Read More...
January 28, 2009 at 9:05 am
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IRS adds new credits, filing options

With the tax filing deadline only four months away, the Internal Revenue Service has announced a number of new steps that are supposed to help financially distressed taxpayers get the most out of their refunds and speed up payments.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:08 am
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Park underway despite community opposition

A plan for a new ballpark in Des Allemands is finally coming to fruition after its location and other obstacles caused controversy for nearly four years.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 11:07 am
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Waitress dies from injuries sustained in bus collision

Sailfish waitress Paula Nazio, 40, passed away on Jan. 17 from serious injuries she sustained a day earlier when her Toyota SUV was pushed across the median into a bus carrying 30 Hahnville High School students, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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Builder’s arrest doesn’t end family’s nightmare

A contractor who built homes throughout the River Parishes was recently arrested in New York near the Hamptons and charged with misapplication of payments, which totaled more than $90,000, according to the Sag Harbor Village.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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3 charged with DHS turf vandalism

Three teenagers have been arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with an ongoing criminal mischief investigation that centered around vandalism throughout the parish.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:46 am
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No more reservations along parade route

For the first time in years, residents will no longer be able to block off areas along parade routes in St. Charles Parish during the 2009 Carnival season.Read More...
January 21, 2009 at 9:06 am
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St. Charles school bus hit on Highway 90

A St. Charles Parish School bus was struck head-on by a car that went out of control about 2:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. 90 in Boutte.
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January 16, 2009 at 3:57 pm
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Bottled water backlash has many drinkers turning to filtration systems

The recent bottled water controversy has caused a ripple of doubt among consumers seeking filtered water for their families.Read More...
January 14, 2009 at 12:19 pm
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Norfleet named SCPH ‘Manager of the Year’

St. Charles Parish Hospital has named Pamela Norfleet “Manager of the Year” for 2008.Read More...
January 14, 2009 at 12:18 pm
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State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad
State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad
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Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies has made state tournament runs before during American Legion season. But while Otto Candies has come close to winning the crown a number of times — at one point, the team placed second, second and third in state over a three year span — it has never quite captured that top spot.