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Sweat equity, patience turn Luling longtime renters into homeowners

The opportunity to own a home didn't only come with finding the right program to assist the Adams family, but it came with the lesson of patience.Read More...
July 01 at 8:49 am
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Going on vacation? Program allows deputies to check in on home

Summer is upon us and so is the desire to head out on vacation, but St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne warns a home could be vulnerable to burglars without taking precautions.Read More...
July 01 at 8:47 am
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Search on for man who broke into bar with axe, tried to bust safe

A man who allegedly used an axe to break through the floor and gain entry to a Norco bar is being sought by police.Read More...
July 01 at 8:44 am
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Norco woman who acted as drug informant charged with friend’s murder

Jamie Hymel awoke from a near-overdose on March 2 to the realization that her friend, Richard Keller Jr. of Destrehan, was no longer breathing as result of a heroin overdose. She called 911 in a desperate attempt to save him, but Keller was declared dead on the scene. Read More...
July 01 at 8:41 am
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Fourth of July celebration firing up with Bucktown All-Stars

For a quarter century, St. Charles Parish has celebrated Independence Day with the best of them, and 2016 appears to be no exception.Read More...
July 01 at 8:38 am
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Life has taken a whole new beat for this special needs student

When word came that Nathan Leathers had won the Spirit of the Wildcat Award from the Destrehan High School ROTC and American Legion Post River Road 366, his mother called it a "full circle moment" for a child who wasn't always understood or appreciated.Read More...
July 01 at 8:35 am
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Zydeco's will return to parish in July

Soon after the Memorial Day fire claimed the community's beloved Zydeco's Cajun Restaurant in Boutte, owners Dusten and Rose Marie Gainey put up a sign at the site along U.S. Highway 90 saying, "We'll return."Read More...
July 01 at 8:32 am
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Former HHS teacher indicted on sex charges

Jeremy Eusea, Hahnville High School athletic trainer and teacher accused of sexual misconduct with two students earlier this year, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of computer-aided solicitation of a minor, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles and prohibitive sexual conduct between educator and student.Read More...
July 01 at 7:42 am
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Sheriff seeks public's help to identify shoplifters

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for the public’s help in identifying two subjects who allegedly entered the Dollar General on Paul Maillard Road and shoplifted several items on June 7.Read More...
June 28 at 11:59 am
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Church forced to relocate after fire destroys Zydeco's

New Life Family Worship Center church members gathered before Zydeco's Restaurant and the adjoining Ellington Room as firefighters tried in vain to stop the raging inferno destroying the building. Read More...
June 24 at 9:29 am
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Norco man charged with raping 14-year-old

A man accused of serving alcohol to and then raping a 14-year-old minor was booked into prison in St. Charles Parish last week. Read More...
June 24 at 9:27 am
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This Norco Girl Scout is golden - Wins Scouts highest award

Brianna Anderson won’t just be celebrating receiving the Girl Scout’s prestigious Gold Award today (June 23) in Baton Rouge, she’ll also be a part of recognizing the centennial of the recognition nationally.Read More...
June 24 at 9:24 am
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Longtime nuisance hunter warns about the dangers of parish's gator population

Ready for work in his camouflage pants and a "Louisiana Yard Dog" T-shirt, St. Charles Parish's longtime "nuisance hunter" Kenny Schmill said the Nebraska parents who recently lost their son to an alligator attack while staying at a Disney World resort should have had warning signs to stay away from the water.Read More...
June 24 at 9:21 am
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Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed

Craig Blackburn and Heather Hancock have had myriad obstacles and a lot of distance to overcome to make their relationship work. Despite that, in so many ways, the couple couldn't be closer. Read More...
June 24 at 9:17 am
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Future of hospital board chair uncertain after arrest

John J. Landry III's future as chairman of the St. Charles Parish Hospital Board is uncertain after he was arrested and charged with conspiring to file or filing falsified public records in connection with former District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.'s federal case.Read More...
June 24 at 9:12 am
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Two charged with second-degree murder after Destrehan overdose

Two people involved in the March 2 death of Richard Keller Jr. in Destrehan were both booked on a charge of second-degree murder.Read More...
June 24 at 9:09 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beverly
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beverly
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Beverly the cat.