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$7 million Killona landfill expansion gets approval

In a unanimous vote on Monday, the St. Charles Parish Council approved the estimated $7 million expansion of the KV Construction Debris facility in Killona.Read More...
October 11 at 5:27 am
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Work to begin on new, larger $1M Norco Library

Plans are underway to double the size of the Norco Library, an estimated $1 million project.Read More...
October 11 at 5:24 am
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Boutte man sentenced to life in prison for murder

Larry Thompson of Boutte was recently sentenced to life in prison in connection with the 2014 Christmas shooting of 23-year-old David Scott of Houston. Read More...
October 11 at 5:19 am
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Tropical storm force winds expected soon for St. Charles Parish

According to an update issued at approximately 4:30 p.m. by St. Charles Parish spokesman Tristan Babin, St. Charles Parish is expected to receive tropical storm force winds soon and driving will become dangerous.Read More...
October 07 at 4:35 pm
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Parish to open community center as shelter today

St. Charles Parish spokesman Tristan Babin said the Edward A. Dufresne Community in Luling will be open to the public as a shelter beginning at 4 p.m. today.Read More...
October 07 at 10:56 am
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Storm evacuation not anticipated at this time

As Tropical Storm Nate continues its path toward Southeast Louisiana, St. Charles Parish officials have announced they don't anticipate issuing an evacuation at this time.Read More...
October 06 at 4:54 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeking video on vehicle burglaries in Montz

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for video surveillance footage taken in the Montz area around Oct. 1 to aid the investigation of numerous vehicle burglaries in the area.Read More...
October 06 at 9:56 am
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Hospital Auxiliary provides pediatric, cardiac rehab

While the St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary helps guide members of the community through rehabilitation efforts, it also puts a high level of importance on education. After all, the more a potential patient knows about maintaining good health, the less likely it is they become a patient in the first place. Read More...
October 05 at 9:55 pm
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RSVP offers way for seniors to stay active

St. Charles Parish’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and its senior volunteers are staying as busy as they ever have.Read More...
October 05 at 9:53 pm
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Handyman Crew use skills to help community

The Handyman Crew was a retired concept at Destrehan High School until 2015, and since it’s been resurrected, several members of the community are finding their lives just a little bit easier day-to-day. Read More...
October 05 at 9:53 pm
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Toy and Gift fund makes Christmas merrier for 1K

Approximately 1,000 children a year find their Christmas merrier thanks to the St. Charles Parish Toy and Gift Fund.Read More...
October 05 at 9:51 pm
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Community Health Center offers affordable behavioral health care

There are many times one may desire to seek professional help and take real steps toward changing their life for the better, but they simply cannot afford to do so financially.Read More...
October 05 at 9:47 pm
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VIA LINK offers lifeline to those in crisis

Whether as a source for information or the supplier of a kind voice and listening ear in times of crisis, VIA LINK provides a lifeline 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read More...
October 05 at 9:46 pm
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TRIAD takes aim at reducing crime against seniors

For 20 years, the St. Charles Parish TRIAD has pushed forward with the goal of reducing crime against senior citizens. Read More...
October 05 at 9:45 pm
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$10,000 Promapalooza after-prom party all fun and games

Nearly 500 students combined from Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools attended their school’s respective Promapalooza event, enjoying the fun — and more importantly, safe — after prom alternative provided to senior students. Read More...
October 05 at 9:43 pm
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METRO offers refuge, help to survivors of abuse

Established in 1986, Metro Centers for Community Advocacy˛ (METRO) offers a helping hand and guiding light for victims of domestic violence. Read More...
October 05 at 9:42 pm
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Controversial State Police ticket program suspended in parish
Controversial State Police ticket program suspended in parish
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St. Charles Parish District Attorney Joel Chaisson II said he hopes "a few bad apples" don't jeopardize a program that he believes has made area highways safer.