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Property taxes, School Board race on ballot Oct. 2

With elections coming up on Oct. 2, St. Charles Parish voters have a lot to consider before heading to the polls. This weekend, votes will be tallied for a single open School Board seat and property taxes for libraries, the E-911 system and roadway lighting for 10 years. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm
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Parish’s newest attraction opens Saturday

Residents from around the area will get their first look at St. Charles Parish’s most unique attraction with the grand opening of Wetland Watchers Park on Oct. 2.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:36 pm
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HHS football game cancelled

Hahnville High School’s Friday football game has been cancelled after four students from opponent Vandebilt Catholic were killed in an automobile accident. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:34 pm
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Victim often lent helping hand to suspected killer

Gary Farrell of Luling shot and killed Ginger Mongrue Allen before calling police dispatchers to report the crime on Sept. 22 and causing a six-hour standoff that ended when he allegedly shot himself in the head, authorities said.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:31 pm
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Former DHS teacher back in jail

A former Destrehan High School band teacher that was accused of sleeping with a student in 2008 is back in jail after Judge M. Lauren Lemmon revoked his probation due to a recent arrest for breaking into a woman’s home.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:28 pm
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Hahnville cancels football game after death of Vandebilt Catholic students

Hahnville High School’s Friday football game has been cancelled after four students from Vandebilt Catholic, who was to serve as the Tigers’ homecoming opponent, were killed in an automobile accident.Read More...
September 27, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Hahnville beats Walker, Destrehan over Ehret

It may have been hot and humid at Tiger Stadium on Friday night, but there was a “Whiteout” on the field as Hahnville running back Ahmad White rushed for over 200 yards and four touchdowns in the Tiger’s 28-14 victory over O. Perry Walker.
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September 24, 2010 at 11:02 pm
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Brothers solve mystery airplane crash

Noland and Roland Breaux know exactly how a plane crashed into Airplane Canal in Bayou Des Allemands because the aircraft nearly knocked one of them over more than 50 years ago.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 4:46 pm
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Destrehan Plantation unveils rare portrait of namesake

Destrehan Plantation was the site of the recent unveiling of an original portrait of Jean Noel Destrehan, added to the collection of art of the River Road Historical Society.
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September 24, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Destrehan mother pleads no contest to murdering children

A Destrehan native has been sentenced to two consecutive life sentences after pleading no contest to two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of her two children.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:59 am
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Willowdale club struggling, but doesn’t plan to close

A letter sent out to Willowdale Country Club members this month had some people convinced that the club would be closing on Sept. 19.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:58 am
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Fire destroys warehouse, home

It has been two weeks since Garrett and Monica Monti lost their Luling home to fire, but the couple is still overwhelmed by the donations they have received from neighbors and friends that have helped them get their lives back in order.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Coyotes targeting small pets in Willowdale

Once again it appears that coyotes are targeting family pets in Willowdale, with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office recently discovering two cats that have been killed by wild animals.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Schools’ hiring process called into question...again

Concerns over the school district’s hiring practices were brought up again during a recent School Board Personnel Committee meeting. This time, several board members questioned Superintendent Dr. Rodney Lafon’s recommendation to hire a candidate for a router position in the transportation department who happened to be black. The router prepares the bus routes and manages bus driver schedules.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Officer’s past comes back to bite drug operation

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne has asked District Attorney Harry Morel to drop pending charges against 60 people arrested in an undercover drug operation last year after an officer involved in the sting lied to authorities about his arrest record.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Gator Fest

Around 45,000 people, and some live alligators, are expected to descend upon St. Charles Parish for the Rotary Club’s 31st annual Alligator Festival.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 8:46 am
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After having to replace all but one starter from last season’s district champion Hahnville volleyball squad, one might have forgiven the team if it took a step back this season.