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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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Program ‘links’ academics with virtue to improve character

Developing a child's character is an important part of their upbringing and usually determines how successful that child becomes later in life. Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:04 pm
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Bus transit system delayed

The developers of a bus transit system that would provide much needed transportation both around the parish and even into New Orleans hope to present their proposal to the River Parishes Transit Authority on June 4.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 3:00 pm
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High gas prices hit residents hard

St. Charles Parish residents, like many across the nation, are watching gas prices skyrocket. Many are being cautious, counting every penny spent at the pumps while they wonder when they will get some relief.
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May 28, 2008 at 11:57 am
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Biodiesel plant back on track

A ray of hope in a dismal financial market came in the form of $100 million bonds for a firm planning to get things up and running again in St. Charles Parish.
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May 28, 2008 at 11:50 am
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What about the kids?

Some families living near the East Regional Library can't afford Internet services, and many don't even own computers. Because of that, some of the parish's youngest residents have come to rely on the public library to get important classwork done.
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May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Nuss: Council not breaking the law

Residents concerned over whether or not the council has violated the Sunshine Law, which are rules that assure public access to government meetings, can relax. Council Chairman Dennis Nuss says that the council has not met in groups of five, which would be considered a violation and an illegal meeting because a majority of the council members would be present.
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May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
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First-quarter crime totals drop to lowest level in more than 12 years

So far, so good for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

During the first quarter of 2008, crime fell by 2.38 percent when compared to the same period in 2007.That was a reduction from 474 total crimes to 463 and is the lowest first quarter total in more than 12 years.Read More...
May 28, 2008 at 9:50 am
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Rain, Rain, Go Away

The wrath of Mother Nature descended upon St. Charles Parish last night as heavy downpours caused widespread street flooding throughout the area.Read More...
May 23, 2008 at 1:21 pm
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Sheriff’s camp looking for a few good kids

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has openings for its Operation First Class Sheriff's Camp for boys ages 12 through 16. The camp, which features activities like archery, rifle range shooting, gun safety, swimming, team building and leadership building, is scheduled for July 6 through July 11.
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May 21, 2008 at 6:31 pm
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Bayou Gauche native Mason Dupre just knew that somehow, some way, he was cut out for business.