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Gifts sought for toy drive that brings Christmas joy to hundreds

Gift donations are still being accepted through a toy drive for an event that is sure to put plenty of smiles on the faces of local children.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:19 am
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Devillier trial delayed - again

The trial of John Paul Devillier, who has been charged with shooting St. Charles Parish Cpl. Burt Hazeltine in April of last year, has been delayed to Feb. 7.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:18 am
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Norco educator named Principal of the Year

Becky Weber is 32 years into being an educator in St. Charles Parish and is still excited about coming to work.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:15 am
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Arc of St. Charles thrift store moving to Lakewood Drive

The Arc of St. Charles Cajun Village Thrift Store on U.S. Highway 90 is relocating to Luling and expected to reopen by early February.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:13 am
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A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade

As the Bayou Gauche community mourns the death of resident Bart Dufrene Jr., who was killed Monday in an a boat crash on Bayou Des Allemands, its annual Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade has been rescheduled to Dec. 10.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:12 am
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Community rallies around J.B. Martin student hit by car

Chase Brooks’ life took a hard turn on Oct. 12, but it also ironically became the time when he and his family learned how generous and helpful the people are in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:10 am
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Council selects new garbage company

Following several discussions aimed at fine tuning St. Charles Parish's anticipated five-year garbage collection contract, the council chose Houma-based Pelican Waste and Debris as the new service provider Monday.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:08 am
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U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice over whether an alleged conflict of interest got former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.’s a lenient plea agreement in his sex-for-leniency case.Read More...
December 01, 2016 at 2:17 pm
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Man accused of dismembering parents was former HHS student

A Baton Rouge man accused of the murder and mutilation of his parents at their Tennessee home grew up in St. Charles Parish and was a former Hahnville High School student. Read More...
November 30, 2016 at 8:33 pm
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Luling man gets 20K emails asking he vote for Hillary Clinton

While this has been Garrett Monti’s second year to serve as an elector for the United States Electoral College by Louisiana’s Republican Party, his experience has been anything but similar.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 10:44 am
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Luling mom keeps up Teddy Cares in son’s memory

Since the passing of her son Kyle in 2006 after his battle with leukemia, Luling’s Vicki Bergeron has not let his name be forgotten — and she’s helped bring happiness to plenty of children in need along the way.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 10:00 am
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St. Charles Public Schools ranked 4th best in state

Ranking as the fourth best performing public school district in Louisiana, St. Charles Parish Schools Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker said their success is partly based on how students scored on major tests like the ACT.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Marilyn Richoux's love for the past helped set St. Charles Parish's future

Although Marilyn Richoux has been recognized for her many accomplishments in St. Charles Parish, she readily explains they were only made possible with the help of people equally passionate about preservation.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Destrehan man is thankful for the donor who saved his life

Enio Roquel had been signed up as an organ donor for the past 25 years.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am
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St. Rose man who led police on chase gets 6 months in jail

A St. Rose man who led police on a high-speed car chase and was accused of attempting to run an officer’s car off the road in February was sentenced to six months in St. Charles Parish prison.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy

A fortunate encounter between a Luling pilot and 10-year-old Italian boy in World War II gave rise to a 73-year-old story.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Boutte woman hit by car gets 'godsend' gift from Today's Car Care
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Thanks to the work of a few Good Samaritans, Mericka Hill of Boutte and her children had a Merry Christmas.