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Suspected swine flu samples come back negative

Two suspected samples of swine flu that were sent to the state lab from St. Charles Parish have come back negative, according to parish spokeswoman Renee Simpson.Read More...
May 07, 2009 at 3:02 pm
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Body found in river near Barton Avenue

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered a body floating in the Mississippi River on May 5 near the levee at Barton Avenue.Read More...
May 06, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards

The St. Charles Herald-Guide finished with eight first-place awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2008, including Best Sports Coverage, Best Lifestyles Coverage and General Excellence.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 11:47 am
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Where do tax dollars go?

From 2004 to 2008, yearly sales and property tax revenue collected by the parish has increased by almost $17 million - from $41.7 million to $58.6 million - which has allowed Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to take an aggressive approach to upgrading infrastructure.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Airline barrier on the way

For decades, parish residents have wondered how long it would be before some type of barrier was put in place along Airline Highway to prevent wayward vehicles from sinking into the deep canal.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast

For those who knew Des Allemands resident Ronnie P. Tregre, they’ll remember him as a man passionate about many things - like family, friends and piloting - and as a man who died doing what he loved.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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New boat launch in the works

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has met with representatives from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries about the construction of a new boat launch between Pier 2 and Pier 90 on Highway 90.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Appeal backfires

A former Luling doctor who received five years of probation in 2006 after pleading no contest to one count of attempted possession of child pornography could be sentenced to up to five years in jail after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal declared the original sentence illegal.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Given A Chance

Parish residents with mental and physical disabilities now have more employment opportunities thanks to the Arc of St. Charles.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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To build or not to build

To build or not to build, that is the question when it comes to a new library in Paradis.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Board wants to sell church, but doesn’t want its legacy lost

With nearly six months of discussion behind them, St. Charles Parish School Board members have come to an unofficial agreement regarding the future of the original St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling - sell it.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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U.S. marshals apprehend men wanted for attempted murder

Two Luling neighbors, who were wanted in connection with a Dec. 24 shooting that left three people with gunshot wounds, have been apprehended by U.S. marshals in Atlanta.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Ex-bandmates team up to find missing ferry bell

The search for the George Prince ferry bell, which spanned almost three years, is now over.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:49 am
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Turning left risky business on Hwy. 90

The opening of a McDonald’s in Paradis has highlighted the need for something to be done on Highway 90 to prevent deadly accidents from occurring in the area.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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Search is on for lost ferry bell

After several meetings, it looks like St. Charles Parish may finally get a monument to commemorate those that lost their lives in the Luling/Destrehan Ferry Disaster. However, committee members are searching for one lost piece of the puzzle that would make the monument really stand out - the George Prince ferry bell.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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Father, military sons together for first time

Easter weekend was extra special for Des Allemands’ Michael Burton. After all, it was the first time in his life that he was able to celebrate the holiday with his two sons.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
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U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice over whether an alleged conflict of interest got former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.’s a lenient plea agreement in his sex-for-leniency case.