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Earl James “Spanky” Songy passed away July 29. He was born in Edgard on Jan. 12, 1938 to the late Luke and Gladys Guidry Songy. Read More...
August 05 at 11:00 am
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Chamber wants to fill training gap with thousands of new jobs anticipated

With billions of dollars in projects underway and planned in St. Charles Parish, the River Parishes Chamber of Commerce has initiated efforts to hold a workforce development forum in fall.Read More...
August 05 at 11:00 am
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Teacher fighting through adversity, foot amputation

Kery Singleton was tired of the pain, tired of the risk and tired of the surgeries. Read More...
August 05 at 10:00 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Eli

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Eli the dog.Read More...
August 05 at 9:23 am
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Making a difference in a child’s life

With a face beaming with a big grin, Rayneka Capers leans sideways to show off her brand new backpack.Read More...
August 05 at 9:19 am
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Mathieu’s story one of redemption, success

The Honeybadger may not care — but he sure is rich.Read More...
August 05 at 9:18 am
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Tigers look to make leap

Hahnville volleyball coach Mendi Leboeuf likes what she sees from her Lady Tigers during their summer work. It’s easy to understand why.Read More...
August 05 at 9:15 am
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Ladycats dominate summer ball, cast eye toward a title run

The Destrehan Ladycats basketball team lost just three games, officially, on the basketball court last season. That very low number may not climb next season if the team's summer play gives a glimpse into the future. Read More...
August 05 at 9:13 am
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Boutte man sentenced on charge of cruelty to juvenile

A Boutte man has been convicted on one count of cruelty to a juvenile after reaching a plea deal.Read More...
August 05 at 9:00 am
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$15M filmmaking project could be back in motion

Glen Smith welcomed efforts to assess the state's movie credit program so much that he's "dusting off" a $15 million production set expansion project on Airline Highway.Read More...
August 05 at 9:00 am
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Otto Candies wraps summer at Legion state tournament

Otto Candies' state championship hopes came to an end last Wednesday with a 3-1 American Legion state tournament loss to Holy Cross-based Ponstein’s at Delgado’s Kirsch-Rooney Stadium. Read More...
August 05 at 8:39 am
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Community Ed fall lineup will offer new classes

Teaching art courses with St. Charles Parish's Community Education extends far beyond watercolors for Marilloy Galle who has been teaching them so long that her students have also become her friends.Read More...
August 05 at 8:00 am
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Luling man's terminal cancer disappears after chemo, prayer

A 36-year-old husband and father of two, Luling's Christopher Cordaro's life took an unexpected and unwelcome turn in September of last year when he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. He was told by doctors that the rare and aggressive illness could be treated, but not cured.Read More...
August 05 at 7:00 am
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Army vet texts 'Bye bye a-holes' shortly before firing on Ashton Plantation home

Armed with a gun, a Molotov cocktail and two cans of gasoline, a Luling man fired nearly 40 rounds at the residence where his estranged wife was staying with her parents around 4 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 2).Read More...
August 05 at 6:09 am
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Pokemon's popularity leads to uptick in 911 calls

When it comes to Pokemon, they say you've "Gotta catch 'em all." Read More...
August 05 at 5:00 am
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Retailers gearing up for rush during weekend’s sales tax holiday

At 12:01 a.m. Friday, retailers are hoping shoppers will take advantage of a 7 percent sales tax holiday in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 04 at 3:19 pm
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RaceTrac says get  ready for Swirl World and more with upgrades
RaceTrac says get ready for Swirl World and more with upgrades
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The RaceTrac convenience store in Boutte is undergoing major remodeling that includes the addition of a yogurt bar called Swirl World, an expanded coffee bar and more sandwiches, as well as added parking.