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Qualifying approaches for packed fall ballot

Candidates from all around Louisiana will begin qualifying for a smorgasbord of different elections that touch upon nearly every level of government, from local all the way up to federal. Read More...
July 15 at 7:19 am
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Deputy praised for lending helping hand to out-of-towners

St. Charles Parish Deputy Phillip Matherne smiled heartily as he recounted his time spent with 7-year-old Jala McRae.Read More...
July 15 at 7:00 am
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55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill

Slightly more than half of St. Charles Parish residents are expected to see an increase in their projected property tax bill this year.Read More...
July 15 at 6:47 am
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Traveling food bank feeds 450 households a month in the parish

Many in St. Charles Parish don’t have to go hungry thanks to the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Feeding South Louisiana Mobile Food Pantry. Read More...
July 15 at 5:10 am
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Is U.S. identity eroding like Britain?

By Louis Avallone

It was the highest voter turnout in Great Britain in almost 25 years. Read More...
July 14 at 7:23 pm
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State Trooper's Destrehan home burglarized

The home of a Louisiana State Trooper and Destrehan resident was burglarized Tuesday night and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the incident.Read More...
July 13 at 3:02 pm
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Senior Bowling League

Kenner – The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the Senior Bowling League at 10 a.m. July 11 at AMF Allstar Lanes, 3640 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. For more information, call (985) 783-5090.Read More...
July 11 at 2:33 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zeus

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Zeus the dog.Read More...
July 08 at 2:28 pm
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Hospital bond refinance expected to save taxpayers $1.2M

In a move that will save taxpayers an estimated $1.2 million, the St. Charles Parish Hospital Service District Board got approval to refinance general obligation bonds.Read More...
July 08 at 11:39 am
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The Madonna and Matt Dillon

Past Times by Terry Jones

Summer is the time to travel, and Carol and I often hit the road this time of year. Read More...
July 08 at 11:36 am
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A better world offers a hand up

It is such a welcome sight to see the advancement and love for those with Down syndrome in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 08 at 11:34 am
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Governor transitioning away from run of sessions

With three lawmaking sessions of the Legislature behind him, you can expect Gov. John Bel Edwards to start focusing on policies and politics of his own, beginning with the state’s Medicaid expansion. Read More...
July 08 at 11:32 am
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Dupont

Sterling J. Dupont, 79, a native and resident of Luling, passed away July 2.Read More...
July 08 at 11:30 am
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Luling medical clinic gets new name

Newly renamed the Family Doctors & Specialty Physicians, the Luling medical center’s name change also came with a new owner.Read More...
July 08 at 11:27 am
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Luling man charged with sexual battery with a minor

A Luling man has been arrested and charged based on accusations of inappropriate sexual relations and battery with a juvenile.Read More...
July 08 at 11:25 am
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Luling couple’s 65th is marked by their ‘Hall of Frames’

Amid the green peppers, eggplant and cucumbers growing in the Howes’ backyard garden is the secret to their success of reaching their 65th wedding anniversary on Friday (July 8).Read More...
July 08 at 11:07 am
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Snakes, coyotes and squirrels … Oh, my
Snakes, coyotes and squirrels … Oh, my
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It shouldn’t be any surprise that poisonous snakes top the list of nuisance animals in St. Charles Parish where water is nearly everywhere - and so are they.