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St. Pierre hopes legacy will be trust, growth, levees

In the final days of V.J. St. Pierre’s eight-year administration, the outgoing parish president pointed to his investment in people – his staff and the citizens of St. Charles Parish – as his proudest achievement. Read More...
January 08 at 12:29 pm
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Destrehan man arrested in New Year’s Day shooting

After allegedly shooting a man on New Year’s Day, Jackorey Williams turned himself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Sunday.Read More...
January 08 at 12:25 pm
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The Bonnet Carre' Spillway will be opened Sunday

To ease the rain-swollen waters of the Mississippi River, the U.S. Army Corps has announced it will open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in Norco on Sunday and could also open the Morganza Spillway as soon as Tuesday.
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January 08 at 10:02 am
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Killona man sought in alleged vehicle burglary, illegal use of credit card

Davon T. Dallon of Killona is being sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in connection with an alleged vehicle burglary in Norco.

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January 07 at 11:45 am
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Luling church helps struggling Cajun, Native American community

Life has to continue between the hurricanes for the people of Dulac, a small community in Terrebonne Parish struggling with low income, lingering effects of the BP oil spill of 2010 and even the looming threat of losing the very ground under their feet to coastal erosion.Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 9:00 am
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Family dispute turns to gun fire in New Sarpy

A man accused of firing shots at a family member in New Sarpy on Dec. 27 turned himself in a day later. Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Waterford 3 contractors falsified inspection records

A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) investigation found contractors at Entergy Waterford 3 nuclear power plant in Killona failed to perform fire inspections and falsified records for at least 10 months to show the inspections occurred.Read More...
December 31, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Coast Guard searching for missing person near Hale Boggs bridge

A U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for a missing person after a boat capsized this morning (Dec. 30) near the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge.Read More...
December 30, 2015 at 2:44 pm
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Monsanto counters study saying Roundup probably causes cancer

Nearly a year after a World Health Organization (WHO) study labeled glyphosate, a key ingredient in Roundup weed killer, as a probable cancer-causing agent to humans, Monsanto sponsored a panel that has produced a study countering those results.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 9:00 am
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St. Charles Parish councilman sues parish president

Following a near two-year fight over recovering $150,000 for dumpsters provided to residents at no charge to remove blighted property, St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan has filed a lawsuit against Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. to force him to make a “reasonable effort” at getting the money or pay it himself.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:27 am
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St. Rose man charged with possession of crack, marijuana

A St. Rose man was arrested last week on charges of drug and firearm possession.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Luling man inspires others to overcome disability

Luling’s Derrick Francis wants people to know that a disability will only stop you in life if you allow it to.
He’s a shining example. Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 7:17 am
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Complaints mandate Boutte business cleanup

Despite the St. Charles Parish Council’s assurances that zoning laws will be enforced with Hoover Tree Experts in Boutte, those neighboring the location question whether that’s possible after years of complaints saying otherwise.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 7:00 am
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St. Charles Parish schools get top grade on Report Card

St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked among Louisiana’s top 10 districts with students exceeding state educational standards.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Blue Bell is back

A smile stretched across the face of Dana Majoria Monday afternoon for more than one reason.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 6:00 am
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St. Rose man pulls gun in bar

A man was recently arrested for entering a St. Rose restaurant and bar and threatening a patron with a gun.Read More...
December 25, 2015 at 5:24 am
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
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At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.