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St. Rose resident beats cancer diagnosis - twice

Soon after having a double mastectomy last year, Iris Dent got the further devastating diagnosis that the cancer had reached her lymph nodes.Read More...
October 04 at 11:48 am
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United Way grows to 30 partners

With record-setting campaigns, Battle for the Paddle growth and organizational expansion in services, United Way of St. Charles marked an impressive year in 2016.Read More...
October 04 at 11:44 am
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Special Olympics, United Way help Destrehan native beat the odds after cancer

After undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her brain in 1999 and then chemotherapy for the next two years, Jordan Prince was told she may never hear, walk or speak again continuing to participate in athletics seemed like a remote possibility, at best.Read More...
October 04 at 11:42 am
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Matthew 25:35, Second Harvest feed over 9K people in parish

Mary Anne Schindler took after her parents when it comes to her love of helping others. Read More...
October 04 at 11:39 am
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3-year-old finds joy in therapeutic riding

Three-year-old Chloe Doucet of Luling is one whose life has been touched in a positive way by the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center (GNOTRC). Read More...
October 04 at 11:34 am
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Council forms citizens committee to study boat launch sites

The St. Charles Parish Council created the West Bank Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee and then tabled canceling the controversial Gator Cove Marina lease deal to keep it among the committee's options for consideration.
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October 02 at 10:04 pm
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Parish asks for information on vandalized property

St. Charles Parish is seeking information on two incidents of vandalism to government property.
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September 29 at 1:36 pm
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Utilities cited for doing work without a permit

When John C. Bivona of St. Rose cited concerns about AT&T's heavy equipment damaging his property to recently install fiber optic cable in the area, he was told utilities have rights-of-ways that allow them to do this work. Read More...
September 27 at 3:29 pm
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First Choice Credit Union begins $400K renovation

Investing $400,000 in a renovation of its Boutte location, Hahnville-based Total Choice Federal Credit Union anticipates occupying the new building by early November.Read More...
September 27 at 2:42 pm
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Educator marks 50 years of devotion to students' dreams

Being an educator and counselor has never been about a paycheck for Dianne Burrell, even as she approaches 51 years serving the St. Charles Parish school district.Read More...
September 27 at 2:37 pm
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TNT drama films in Norco

It was between breakfast and lunch when a Turner NOLA film crew walked into the Sub Express and Apple Street Diner in Norco.Read More...
September 27 at 8:37 am
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Former Hahnville fire chief drops lawsuit

The former Hahnville fire chief who alleged he'd been threatened for exposing fraud in a wrongful termination lawsuit has dropped his suit and attempted to return to the department.Read More...
September 27 at 7:44 am
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DHS trainer, team doctor helps save life at football game

When Destrehan High School athletic trainer George McGovern arrived at St. Charles Catholic on Sept. 9, where he used to work in that same capacity, he thought hed have a chance to catch up with some old friends and co-workers. He never thought he'd help save a life. Read More...
September 27 at 5:52 am
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Saints Superfan says it's all about the smiles

Barry Matherne never wanted to be a super fan. Read More...
September 27 at 5:49 am
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HHS junior donates $240 in tips to Harvey victims

When Julian Brezinsky had finished counting his tips from Anita's Smokin' Steak Burgers, he had $24 and a promise to keep.Read More...
September 27 at 5:47 am
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Battle for the Paddle moves to new location

For 16 years, the United Way of St. Charles' Battle for the Paddle cook-off fundraiser has brought locals together to enjoy some great food, fun and music, all while contributing to a good cause. Read More...
September 27 at 4:55 am
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Rockin' River fest kicks off Friday with great music and food
Rockin' River fest kicks off Friday with great music and food
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This weekend's inaugural St. Charles Rockin' River Music Fest offers event goers a strong lineup of musical talent and a wealth of food and fun.