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St. Charles Parish Hospital board chairman forced to resign

Luling businessman John Landry III, who was arrested and charged with falsifying public records in June, has agreed to resign as chairman of the St. Charles Parish Hospital Board as part of an agreement with the District Attorney's Office.Read More...
September 09 at 1:34 pm
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St. Charles Parish school board member pushes for Killona library

St. Charles Parish School Board member Ellis Alexander believes he’s finally pulled the pieces together for a project he’s long worked on achieving.Read More...
September 09 at 9:41 am
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It has been a horrible summer

Thank goodness Labor Day is past and summer is over. Read More...
September 09 at 9:39 am
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Ideas for fiscal reform session coming soon

The task force charged with making tax and budget recommendations for next year’s regular session should have its report ready for legislative leaders by the end of the month. Read More...
September 09 at 9:37 am
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Obituary - Jackson

Abraham Jackson, born March 13, 1939, passed away on Sept. 3.Read More...
September 09 at 9:35 am
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Obituary - Dejean

Dorothy P. DeJean, 89, a native of Lockport and resident of Des Allemands passed away on Sept. 2.Read More...
September 09 at 9:33 am
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Sheriff’s Reports (Sept. 8)

Arrests

• Jamie Toney, 36, of 116 Red Cross Lane in Paradis, was arrested Aug. 22 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, creating and operating a clandestine laboratory, running stop sign, turn signal required, suspended driver’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of a drug free zone and two counts illegal use of a CDS in the presence of a juvenile. Read More...
September 09 at 9:28 am
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Luling woman sentenced in tax fraud case

Kali Irons, the 39-year-old Luling woman who pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return in May, was sentenced last Thursday to three years probation, including six months of home confinement.Read More...
September 09 at 9:24 am
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Old Norco Gas building demolished

It’s a sad goodbye to the building that first housed the Norco Gas and Fuel Co. opened in the 1940s, but for the man whose father built the sturdy structure it’s demolition represents progress.Read More...
September 09 at 9:01 am
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Family Resources asks Council for road to complete subdivision lots

In its latest move to expand housing in St. Charles Parish, Family Resources of New Orleans is asking the parish government for help with building a road in Killona.Read More...
September 09 at 8:59 am
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Sewer project clears way for growth in Killona

It's taken over a year to put together, but St. Charles Parish Councilman Terrell Wilson has set in motion an estimated $800,000 sewer project that will support growth in the community of Killona.Read More...
September 09 at 8:56 am
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Entergy refund in the works over Waterford 3 'mistake'

Entergy Louisiana LLC is crunching the numbers on how much it will repay its 1 million customers on a $140 million cost overrun to replace defective generators at Waterford 3 in Montz.Read More...
September 09 at 8:54 am
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St. Charles Schools up security to catch child predators

Implementing nationally recognized web-based technology to boost security, St. Charles Parish Public Schools has started using a system called Raptor to screen all visitors who come to school campuses.Read More...
September 09 at 8:51 am
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Pro bono legal center opening in St. Charles

Motivated by a considerable increase in people representing themselves in court because they couldn't afford a lawyer, the St. Charles Parish Bar Association found funding to provide pro bono legal services.Read More...
September 09 at 8:49 am
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Newlyweds return to scene of first meeting for 'gator hunt' honeymoon

Score one for originality.Read More...
September 09 at 8:47 am
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Luling family baffled over son's murder in New Orleans

Justin Scott was an "old school boy" who was an open book to family and friends, which makes it all the harder to fathom the baffling circumstances surrounding his murder.Read More...
September 09 at 8:18 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ava
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Ava the dog.