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Joshua Joachim is chief executive for the American Red Cross of LouisianaRead More...
August 09 at 2:15 pm
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There’s good and bad in St. Charles Parish

There has been good news and bad news about the safety of being in St. Charles Parish lately. Read More...
August 09 at 2:11 pm
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Is race for Senate president starting early?

One of the more substantive issues looming over the next term of the Louisiana Legislature is who will succeed Senate President John Alario to lead the upper chamber. Read More...
August 09 at 2:06 pm
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Tarullo

Capt. Jules John Tarullo left this earth on July 24, 2017 to join his precious family who has gone before him. Read More...
August 09 at 2:05 pm
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Brown

Betty Jane Alexander Brown, 69, a native of Texas City, Texas, and resident of Paradis, passed away on July 26, 2017.Read More...
August 09 at 1:51 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 3, 2017

Arrests

• Preston Payne, 23, of 14368 Moore Ave. in Walker, was arrested July 19 and charged with principal to armed robbery.
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August 09 at 1:47 pm
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Parish postpones $525K site purchase for P&Z relocation

Although the St. Charles Parish government had advertised its intent to buy a 5.6-acre site in Hahnville to expand government services, the move was reversed at Monday’s council meeting.Read More...
August 09 at 1:36 pm
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Sheriff: Teen curfew violators will be detained

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne announced this week that his office will be increasing the number of deputies deployed to enforce the parish’s curfew law, noting violators will be brought in and detained. Read More...
August 09 at 1:30 pm
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American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres

The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.Read More...
August 09 at 11:02 am
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The United States needed a new coat of paint

The United States of America sprawls wide over the Sacred Heart of Jesus School parking lot freshly repainted because a Norco Boy Scout decided he wanted to give back to his former elementary school.Read More...
August 09 at 10:23 am
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St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act

When Haley Taylor learned she wasn't chosen for the equivalent of what she called "American Idol 1940s style" with the National WWII Museum, it was okay because what she learned already had her planning for next year's competition.Read More...
August 09 at 10:11 am
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Mennonites keeping faith in the bayou country

It was "with a small beginning and lots of faith" when Chester Wenger started the Des Allemands Mennonite Church in 1918 and it's still running on faith 80 years later.Read More...
August 09 at 10:08 am
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Council sends Entergy back to drawing board

The St. Charles Parish Council "postponed indefinitely" Gulf South Pipeline's gas compressor station that would be a part of Entergy's $869 million St. Charles Power station in Montz.Read More...
August 09 at 10:06 am
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Magnolia Cos.donates to State Troopers Association

Glen Smith and Gary Smith, Sr. of The Magnolia Companies of LA presented to the Louisiana State Troopers Association (LSTA) a monetary donation in support of their LSTA Annual Statewide Convention.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Izzy

This week's St. Charles Humane Society's showcase pet is Izzy.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am
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Uniform giveaway makes the difference for single parents

When Renada Simmons of Luling came to the table at the St. John Parish Public Library, she was handed a bag with contents so important to her family that she was willing to drive to LaPlace to get it.Read More...
August 09 at 8:00 am
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Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts
Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts
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Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr.