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Handyman crew lends hand to elderly Norco community

While getting a wheelchair lift is a welcome addition for 91-year-old Kirby Giroir's mobility, it's a job that only a community that cares about its people can get done.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm
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Luling family on road to recovery after life-threatening car crash

Luling's Terry Madere says he and his family are "lucky, happy and have plenty of life to live." Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 3:57 pm
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Jambalaya Girl serves up special recipes to St. Charles students

Kristen Preau Moore, aka, "Jambalaya Girl," created her Cook Me Somethin' Mister company from her father's jambalaya recipe – and business is cooking.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 3:54 pm
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St. Charles slim turnout helps elect Kennedy to Senate, renew 2 parish taxes

With barely a 30 percent turnout, St. Charles Parish voters supported Republican John Kennedy by a resounding 68 percent for the U.S. Senator seat and passed both property tax renewals.
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December 12, 2016 at 2:47 pm
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St. Charles' $8M loan will upgrade sewer system

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran got council approval to finalize getting a low-interest $8 million loan aimed at addressing sewage overflows.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 12:06 pm
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Jeweler puts new spin on designs

Jewelry designer Joseph Koll, who recently opened a store in Destrehan, says he's launching an idea that's going to revolutionize the market.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 9:41 am
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Destrehan residents angry over overnight parking tickets

With a 151-signature petition in hand, Destrehan resident Roslyn Goodick asked the St. Charles Parish Council to rescind a 1986 overnight parking ordinance that she maintained is creating costly and unfair problems for residents.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:52 am
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Westwego woman accused of taking thousands from co-workers in St. Rose

A Westwego woman was recently arrested after allegedly setting up a fraudulent “money challenge” program at her St. Rose employer. Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:50 am
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Parish online auctions racking up thousands in sales

With 52 items sold and more than $200,000 generated this year, the St. Charles Parish Government is calling its move to selling surplus equipment in online auctions a success.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:47 am
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800 children receive early Christmas gifts in St. Rose

Perhaps shining even brighter than the Christmas lights going up these days in homes around the country were the smiles on the faces of children at Saturday's annual Children's Christmas Celebration as they opened their gifts. Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:42 am
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A Christmas story on wheels

When Courtney Galbreath learned that a St. Charles Parish foster kid's bicycle that he relied on to get to the basketball court nearby had been stolen, she knew exactly who to ask for a new set of wheels.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:40 am
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Bayou Gauche mother's brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk

Mandy Macalusa Champagne's multiple surgeries to remove a brain tumor has left her fighting for every bit of her recovery, but not without help f“rom her family and friends who say they're going to bring "Supermom" back to Bayou Gauche.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:35 am
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Suspected drunk driver arrested in Mimosa Park crash

Following a high-speed police chase that ended with crashing in a ditch in Luling Tuesday (Dec. 6), John Edward Aucoin was charged with DWI (fourth or more offense), hit-and-run driving and fleeing police.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:31 am
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Driver rams several cars, crashes in ditch in Mimosa Park

A man driving a white car ran into several vehicles on Highway 90 this evening before crashing into a ditch on Monsanto Street while he was being pursued by deputies.Read More...
December 06, 2016 at 6:35 pm
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Norco man sought for vehicle burglaries

Richard Travis Barham of Norco is being sought in connection with alleged vehicle burglaries at Shell-Motiva, also in Norco. Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 1:37 pm
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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father

Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 7:08 pm
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Rathborne Park upgrade to begin this month
Rathborne Park upgrade to begin this month
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Calling it a long overdue project for Luling, Cory Savoie praised St. Charles Parish moving ahead with expanding Rathborne Park.