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Sophisticated phone scam targets jury duty list

Mike was seated at home about to relax and watch his favorite T.V. program when he got a call that forced him to leave the luxury of his special recliner and head for the phone.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:38 am
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St. Rose man shot to death in vacant lot

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s officers found a man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in an open lot in St. Rose.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:37 am
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DHS student arrested for threatening to shoot school

A 17-year-old Destrehan student was arrested after making threats against her school.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:36 am
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Don’t wait until it’s too late

While the first day of winter is not until Dec. 21, many homeowners could be caught off guard by dropping temperatures if they don’t take the necessary steps to prepare their homes for the cold.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:32 am
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Schools spend more in order to get air-conditioned buses

After moving ahead with plans to air condition nine Head Start buses back in July, the St. Charles Parish School Board has also decided to purchase seven new air-conditioned buses at a cost of $554,780.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Residents hope Obama can fix nation’s problems

By Lynda Menard
From record setting gas prices to a man having a baby, the year 2008 appears to be a historical one. However, nothing is as historically momentous as the United States electing the first African-American president, Barack Obama.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Réveillon will raise funds for first public nature trail in parish

The first public nature trail and outdoor classroom in St. Charles Parish will move one step closer to reality with “A Wetlands Réveillon,” which will help raise money for coastal preservation and reclamation projects.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Council questions appointee salaries

St. Charles Parish Council members approved the parish’s proposed budget, which includes wage increases for all parish workers. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm
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Bloggers beware

Anyone that logs onto the Internet to share their opinions on the River Parishes forum at NOLA.com might have seen posts from BGMAW, otherwise known as Gwen Dufrene.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Councilman must quit job or give up seat


The Louisiana Board of Ethics has ruled that District VI Councilman Marcus Lambert cannot be employed by the Transload America landfill in Killona and serve on the St. Charles Parish Council.
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November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Getting rid of the gun shots

Narcotics activity, loud vulgar music blasting periodically in the neighborhood, random gun shots fired in the air, and out-of-control weekend parties are just a few of the concerns on a list from residents living in the Red Church community in Destrehan. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Filmmakers casting locals for movie



Filmmakers are looking for residents in St. Charles Parish to interview about environmental issues for a new movie.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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School ratings increase

St. Charles Parish public schools have improved their district performance rating for 2008, according to figures released by the Louisiana Department of Education.Read More...
November 15, 2008 at 10:58 am
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Destrehan moves on, Hahnville falls

The Destrehan Wildcats systematically broke down Jesuit Friday night, scoring a single touchdown in each quarter on their way to a 29-7 first round victory.Read More...
November 14, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Parish moves ahead with sewer upgrades

Heavy rains cause sewer problems for some residents, and as the population continues to rise, that problem could become a lot worse. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:51 pm
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100-year-old Ama cook still sharp as a tack

Anyone who sits down to talk to ‘Mama’ Lista Gilfore of Ama wouldn’t think she’s 100 years old. Her mind is as sharp as a knife. Her speech is crystal clear. But what’s more remarkable than that, is the fact that her memory is excellent. Read More...
November 12, 2008 at 6:48 pm
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River Parishes unity sought in emergencies
River Parishes unity sought in emergencies
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Aimed at unifying River Parishes on addressing catastrophes, St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran said surviving Hurricane Katrina became a lesson on why it was important to unify forces.