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Flu report: most cases seen at health center are children

Within the last month, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of patients - especially children - treated for flu-like symptoms at the St. Charles Community Health Center, says medical director Kevin Joseph.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Performing for Queen just one of many highlights for Luling musician

Luling bass player Tony Gullage has played on stages in France, Italy, Spain, Norway and Brazil, even putting in a performance for the Queen of England herself. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Obama's educational pep talk will air in schools Tuesday

President Barack Obama's plans for a televised back-to-school address to students on Tuesday are drawing concern from local parents who are unsure of the president's intentions.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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1,000 miss school

School nurses across St. Charles Parish are closely monitoring students for flu-like symptoms in an effort to prevent the transmission of what many school officials are calling an “unseasonal outbreak.”Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Foxy Lady shutting doors after 35 years

After 35 years, a St. Charles Parish fixture will soon close doors at both of its locations after its owners have decided that it’s time to retire.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Judge: Toups’ sentence reduced to spare victims

Former Destrehan High School band teacher Byron Toups, 40, will serve six months in prison and six months of home incarceration after pleading guilty to malfeasance in office, intimidation of a witness and simple battery in a case involving two high school students.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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Entertainment, retail, housing are what the people want

Residents were given the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the future of St. Charles Parish at a series of seven Community Vision Forums.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Parish financials clean, audit reveals no problems

Hahnville - Auditors Stagni & Co. have given St. Charles Parish’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report an unqualified opinion, dubbing the report “clean” for the most recent fiscal year. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Bikers can sign up for scenic poker run to festival

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is currently accepting registrations for its upcoming ‘Ride United’ Poker Run scheduled for Sept. 26. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Waterford deals with hostile crisis during drill

Residents driving down Highway 18 were no doubt surprised to see emergency responders in the parking area near Waterford 3 on Aug. 27, but it wasn't a real crisis situation at the nuclear plant, it was just a drill.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:02 am
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2 dead, 1 injured after back-to-back plane crashes

Two separate plane crashes that occurred less than 24 hours apart left two men dead and a Taft man injured. Both incidents took place on private air strips and involved experienced pilots who crashed while still on the ground, authorities said.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Pretend cop arrested after pulling over Luling woman

A Luling man was arrested after pulling over a woman on Paul Maillard Road using flashing blue lights and attempting to confront her before she sped off and called the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:00 am
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Parish considers storm- resistant community center

A long-awaited community center could finally be on the horizon for St. Charles Parish, and the best part is, the center would be constructed using a Community Development Block Grant.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 8:59 am
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Driver injured in Highway 90 accident

A driver startled by Monday morning traffic near Hahnville High School slammed on the brakes and skidded into a post at the Exxon station in Boutte. Read More...
August 27, 2009 at 11:16 pm
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Hahnville cruises, Destrehan falls in River Parishes jamboree

It may have just been a jamboree, but Hahnville showed exactly why they are considered contenders for the 5A crown this season, dominating St. James on both sides of the ball for a 21-6 win.Read More...
August 27, 2009 at 10:03 pm
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Millage changes have little impact

The St. Charles Parish Council voted to reduce property taxes by .03 mills, a move that is expected to generate about $25.7 million in 2010 for the parish government. Of that money, around $3.1 million will go into the general fund, while the rest goes towards services such as recreation, road maintenance and the library system.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 11:49 am
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Mimosa Park kindergarteners pick prizes for reading
Mimosa Park kindergarteners pick prizes for reading
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Students in Amanda Tregre’s kindergarten class at Mimosa Park Elementary got to pick prizes for reading 300 minutes or more in the school’s reading program called Perci’s Pals.