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More Administrators resign

Two more parish administrators are following in the footsteps of former finance director Lorrie Toups by resigning from their positions with St. Charles Parish.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
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Priest shortage affects parish

Mass services continue right on schedule at four Catholic churches in St. Charles Parish, though a big change is coming soon because of a lack of priests in the area.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:10 am
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Shopping centers moving in

It’s taken close to a year of planning, but a new 7,500-square-foot strip mall is inching towards completion.Read More...
June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
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Parish finds 78 leaks in sewer

Smoke billowing up from yards and ditches this month in St. Charles Parish indicated that the contractor responsible for testing sewer lines found leaks in the sewer system.
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June 11, 2008 at 10:09 am
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West Nile Virus found in Ormond, Montz and Norco

Residents living in Destrehan, Norco and Montz have been warned that mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus were discovered in their communities in May.Read More...
June 05, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Club shows the heart of a lion by helping others succeed

The Luling-Boutte Lions Club members work hard to help residents keep and maintain a high quality of life by offering life-saving services that most people take for granted.
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June 04, 2008 at 4:08 pm
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Council to have final say after Ama study

The parish council will have the final say so in determining whether or not Ama is able to change their zoning laws to restrict more mobile homes from moving into the area.
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June 04, 2008 at 4:06 pm
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Science teacher named LWF educator of the year

Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot was recently honored as the Louisiana Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year for his innovations in environmental service learning with the nationally recognized LaBranche Wetland Watchers Program.
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June 04, 2008 at 11:33 am
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Schools’ crisis plan one of the most sophisticated in area

Parents, teachers and administrators have a high level of confidence in the St. Charles Parish Public Schools’ Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans, though they would like a little more information on the process.Read More...
June 04, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Teen drivers make summer dangerous

The halls are empty, the final bell has rung and now those students are barreling into their vehicles in search of summer fun.Read More...
June 04, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Now is the time to prepare

It could be a rough six months for St. Charles Parish if predictions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration prove to be accurate.Read More...
June 04, 2008 at 9:51 am
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'Dustrehan'

‘Dustrehan’ and ‘Cancer Alley’ are two names that are all too familiar for residents living in four subdivisions between the Bunge and ADM Grain Elevators. Read More...
June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
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For the second time, family finds themselves in way of progress

For the second time in nearly a decade, the Matherne family of Luling could be asked to move off of their beautiful waterfront property on Highway 90 to make way for government progress.
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June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Employees’ move into jail may come cheap

Converting the old parish jail into office space for St. Charles Parish workers won’t be as difficult or as costly as some might think.
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June 04, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Transplant doesn’t keep Oubre from employee of year

Charlie Oubre III, who has served as a dedicated, hardworking public servant for 25 years, has been named employee of the year for St. Charles Parish.
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June 04, 2008 at 8:43 am
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Avoiding waiting lines at DMV as easy as ABC Title

A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a tag or title usually means taking a day off of work to spend time waiting in line with other frustrated people.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:22 pm
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
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At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.