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Dog’s rescue-to-riches story after thrown off I-310

Five months ago, the pit bull who would become widely known as “Ally Gator” was in serious danger. The dog survived a 30-foot fall from I-310 into the swamp below, warded off an alligator attack and was in danger of drowning before a rescue effort gave her new life.Read More...
March 25 at 6:00 am
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Sex offender may get up to 99 years even as child recanted

Despite the victim recanting her testimony against Fabian Celestine, a jury found him guilty of oral sexual battery of a child in less than 25 minutes of deliberation.Read More...
March 25 at 5:29 am
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DHS helps float PT-305 boat

From torpedo powerboat in Europe to oyster boat on the Chesapeake Bay, PT-305 was headed to retirement when those passionate about saving the 73-year-old ship stepped in to ensure it would not be lost.Read More...
March 25 at 5:00 am
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Area residents say Bunge upgrade won’t likely stop dust

Destrehan residents aren’t optimistic that Bunge North America’s new ship loading system under construction on the Mississippi River will ease or stop what they say is a worsening dust problem so bad that their asphalt streets are turning white.Read More...
March 25 at 4:00 am
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Car Care column to debut in Herald-Guide

Knowledge is power and especially so to Galen Guidry, who says it can translate into horsepower, too.Read More...
March 24 at 8:09 am
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The eagle is landing in larger numbers

For five years, Sandy Johnson of Luling has been trying to get a close-up photograph of eagles while on her daily run on the levee path.Read More...
March 18 at 10:00 am
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State legislators say more cuts on way

Although St. Charles Parish delayed an effort to kill the inventory tax in the special session, it joins every parish in sharing the hit coming with numerous bills passed to cut spending and raise taxes aimed at putting a fast fix on the state’s immediate $1 billion shortfall this fiscal year.Read More...
March 18 at 9:00 am
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DHS senior named Regional Student of the Year

The Louisiana Department of Education named Cole Grieshop as this region’s 12th grade Student of the Year, making him one of six finalists eligible to earn the overall Louisiana senior Student of the Year. That honor will be announced at an awards ceremony April 13 at the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge. Read More...
March 18 at 8:00 am
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Shots fired after gas station fight

A Luling man is in prison after being accused of shooting another man twice, leaving him wounded.Read More...
March 18 at 8:00 am
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Future of LSU AgCenter parish offices remains unsure

When a resolution proposed by St. Charles parish Councilwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier to preserve LSU AgCenter funding amid the state’s budget crisis drew criticism, she maintained it was about the food supply and stood her ground on calling for support.Read More...
March 18 at 7:00 am
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First St. Charles basketball player to ever win state award

Destrehan High School’s Cara Ursin was already the first basketball player from St. Charles Parish to ever earn the Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year. She now accounts for the first two instances.Read More...
March 18 at 7:00 am
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Driver flees after hitting child on bicycle

A New Orleans woman accused of hitting a child with her vehicle and fleeing the scene was recently arrested.Read More...
March 18 at 6:12 am
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Saving a 93-year-old schoolhouse in Des Allemands

Efforts to save and restore the 93-year-old Des Allemands Elementary School have gone slower than Roy Lunk would like, but he’s also pleased with it being time to ask residents how they want it to serve them as a museum.Read More...
March 18 at 5:08 am
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Local photographer bridging the ‘digital divide’

The St. Charles Parish Library’s free Digital Living Conference on Saturday represents more than just learning how to stream video or operate a tablet, it’s about bridging what has been infamously called “the digital divide.”Read More...
March 18 at 4:00 am
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Luling man found guilty of sexual battery of a minor

A Luling man could serve up to 99 years in jail after being convicted of committing sexual battery of a minor. Read More...
March 16 at 3:00 pm
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Bonnet Carre' road closed due to flooding, schools closed today in St. Charles

While areas of Louisiana have gone under water and still threatened, St. Charles Parish has had no substantial damage reported other than the closure of Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road from flooding.
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March 11 at 10:11 am
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‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
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With hardly a glance from anyone, Christopher James walks into class with Hamilton and starts his schoolwork at Hahnville High School.