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Luling woman recounts horror of cat shot with arrow

For a black cat, Max has incredible luck although what happened to him has evoked outrage and a Luling man charged with animal cruelty.Read More...
June 17 at 9:06 am
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Hahnville man gives kidney to brother, saves his life

The bond between brothers is often spoken of, but rarely could you find it exemplified more than in the story of Hahnville's Alexander and Jordan Hamilton - one of love and sacrifice. Read More...
June 17 at 9:01 am
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Entergy targets August to start building $869M power plant

In a move to increase Entergy Louisiana's power supply for a growing market, the electricity provider expects to break ground in August for an $869 million power station in Montz.Read More...
June 17 at 8:55 am
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Council on Aging membership meeting

HAHNVILLE – The St. Charles Parish Council on Aging general membership meeting will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at the council’s Hahnville site, 626 Pine St., Hahnville. RSVP requested by June 9 by calling (985) 783-6683. Read More...
June 16 at 2:36 pm
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Alpha Daughters of Zion fundraiser Saturday

BOUTTE – Alpha Daughters of Zion is holding a lunch-supper fundraiser will be held 11a.m. – 4 p.m. June 11 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 107 Magnolia Ridge Rd., Boutte. All plates are $8 each. Alpha Daughters of Zion is a domestic violence organization that provides shelter, counseling and other vital services to women and their children throughout the river parishes. The group is a partner agency with United Way of St. Charles Parish. For more information, call (985) 308-0819 or Shirley Sims at (985) 212-9480; Ivy Williams, (504) 812-0965 or Bridgete Alexander, (504) 259-9739.Read More...
June 11 at 3:13 pm
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SCC student wins top award

Alex Miller, a junior at St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace, has been recognized as the Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Archdiocese of New Orleans Champion and the Louisiana State Champion in the Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest. Read More...
June 11 at 8:00 am
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DHS Cheerleaders Kiddie Camp

Destrehan – The Destrehan Cheerleaders Kiddie Camp will be held 9 a.m. to noon June 6 – 10 at Destrehan High School. The fee is $60, including cheer camp, T-shirt and refreshments each day. For more information, email Melissa Boudreaux at mboudreaux@stcharles.k12.la.us. High School. The fee is $60, including cheer camp, T-shirt and refreshments each day. For more information, email Melissa Boudreaux at mboudreaux@stcharles.k12.la.us.Read More...
June 10 at 11:30 am
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Sheriff's Report 6-9-16

June 10 at 10:26 am
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Allowing God to work through us

Do we ever consider that God works through us in providing for the needs of his people? Read More...
June 10 at 9:54 am
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Eroding coast could doom entire state

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the erosion of the state’s coast is also a threat to our cities that provide employment and wealth to all of Louisiana’s people.Read More...
June 10 at 9:52 am
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Senate President: Individual income changes will be ‘tough’

With a variety of issues on the agenda for second special session of the Louisiana Legislature, ranging from sales tax exemptions to corporate taxes, Senate President John Alario believes the most endangered part of the governor’s call may involve the personal taxes paid by citizens of the state. Read More...
June 10 at 9:48 am
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100 years and counting: Destrehan Post Office marks longevity while others are closed

At a time when the U.S. Postal System has closed thousands of locations as part of downsizing nationally, the Destrehan Post Office celebrated its 100th anniversary.Read More...
June 10 at 9:43 am
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St. Charles School Board awards $28M bid for construction of performing arts center

The St. Charles Parish School Board accepted a $28.3 million bid for the third phase of construction of the Rodney R. Lafon Performing Arts Center, with Lamar Contractors LLC taking on the project. Read More...
June 10 at 9:40 am
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'Ali’s biggest fan': Ama historian celebrates 'the greatest of all time'

It's a bittersweet time in the life of Glenn Singleton, the well-known Muhammad Ali historian, enthusiast and Ama resident - he lost a hero, but has witnessed a world of people celebrating the life and legacy of the man many consider "the greatest of all time."Read More...
June 10 at 9:34 am
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Deputy peddles 250 miles in memory of friend who died in line of duty

For Sgt. Rickie Marlowe Jr., peddling 250 miles from Fort Smith, Va., to Washington, D.C., is a matter of life and death.Read More...
June 10 at 9:29 am
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Early Childhood Network prepping children for kindergarten in St. Charles Parish

As Celeste White approaches age 4, this once shy child has found her place with confidence at George Washington Carver Early Learning Center in Hahnville.Read More...
June 10 at 9:24 am
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Chamber discusses flood insurance  with Congressional delegation at Fly-In
Chamber discusses flood insurance with Congressional delegation at Fly-In
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On top of mounting worry that Congress could substantially increase flood insurance rates again next year also comes the fear that private insurers getting into the business will cause them to rise even more.