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Volunteers help rehab Hahnville woman's home

When volunteers came to fix the roof of Ernestine Showers' house in Hahnville, they found the 74-year-old woman already wielding a hammer to help.Read More...
July 29 at 11:33 am
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Color run brings something new to fundraising and parish

Michelle Dyess said she and her Relay for Life team were hoping to bring something new and different to the table as they began brainstorming fundraiser ideas.
The result? Read More...
July 29 at 11:24 am
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Luling woman diagnosed with stage four cancer to receive this year’s Fishing for Frankie proceeds

Proceeds from this year’s Fishing for Frankie tournament will help pay medical costs for Janice Rome Vicknair, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer four years ago. Read More...
July 29 at 11:16 am
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Norco man gets help from his ‘posse’ after being diagnosed twice with cancer

Craig “Shorty” Brignac couldn’t stop using the word “unbelievable” to describe what Perry’s Posse has done for him - both times he was diagnosed with cancer.Read More...
July 29 at 11:13 am
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Murder charges dropped against 2 in drug overdose

Norco’s Jaime Hymel acted as a drug informant after the March 2 drug-related death of her friend Richard Keller Jr. of Destrehan, helping police to apprehend the dealer accused of selling the two drugs involved. Months later, Hymel was facing second-degree murder charges along with that dealer.Read More...
July 29 at 11:11 am
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Luling boy asks for donations for shelter animals as birthday gifts

On arrival, Preston Dufour is clearly a force to be reckoned with as he plays with Zeus in the lobby of the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter.Read More...
July 29 at 11:09 am
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Tech college eyeing St. Charles location

With the right amount of interest and partners, South Central Louisiana Technical College wants to establish a satellite location to offer classes in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 29 at 11:06 am
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New Sarpy man indicted in DHS student murder

Javon Wells, the New Sarpy man accused of murdering Destrehan High School senior Kendall Williams Jr. in May, has been indicted on a felony charge of second-degree murder. Read More...
July 29 at 11:03 am
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Parish president hopes proposed tax increase would be temporary

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran says while a potential tax increase will be considered by the Parish Council to address a projected $550,000 budget shortfall next year, the hope is it would be temporary. Read More...
July 29 at 10:14 am
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Popular doctor leaves SCP hospital, joins Access Health

Dr. Sujata Chava is all about the love - literally.Read More...
July 29 at 10:04 am
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Luling scholar finds passion on track, set for Jr. Olympics

At just 13 years of age, Luling’s Kevell Byrd appears to be one of those rare people who tends to excel at just about everything she tries.Read More...
July 29 at 9:59 am
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St. Charles Parish native accused of shooting deputy gets bond reduction

The trial of John Paul Devillier, charged with attempted first-degree murder of St. Charles Parish Cpl. Burt Hazeltine in April of last year, has been delayed and his bond reduced.Read More...
July 22 at 12:26 pm
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Sheriff’s Reports (July 21)

Arrests

• Tyler Herring, 23, of 4520 Williams Blvd. in Kenner, was arrested July 9 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.
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July 22 at 11:56 am
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River Parishes unity sought in emergencies

Aimed at unifying River Parishes on addressing catastrophes, St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran said surviving Hurricane Katrina became a lesson on why it was important to unify forces.Read More...
July 22 at 11:47 am
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Council awards $2.8M DA annex construction bid

The St. Charles Parish Council awarded the contract to build the District Attorney Annex to Boasso Construction of Meraux. Read More...
July 22 at 11:45 am
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Volunteer has greeted newcomers to St. Charles Parish for 20 years

When word reached Dolores Faucheux that the St. Charles Parish Council was issuing a proclamation honoring her 20 years of volunteering at the tourist center, she replied, “I really didn’t want that.”Read More...
July 22 at 11:43 am
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.