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Norco WWII vet says he was a lucky man

Under the relentless fighting will of the Japanese in World War II, James Smith said there were certainly times he didn't expect to come back home to Norco.Read More...
July 26 at 4:04 am
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Marrero man sought for murder, attempted murder

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Alan Michael Simmons wanted for second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder on June 23.
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July 24 at 6:29 pm
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Sportsman Show returns to Superdome

The Louisiana Sportsman Show, the oldest and largest outdoor show in the state, is returning to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans this weekend, July 21 - 23, following a 12-year hiatus after Hurricane Katrina.Read More...
July 20 at 12:44 pm
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Boutte man convicted of murder in 2014 shooting

A Boutte man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 Christmas shooting of David Scott, 23, of Houston.
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July 19 at 9:08 am
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Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain

Recalling how 2-year-old Kevin J. "Bubba" Cortez III loved being by the bayou and on the boat with his papa, his parents wept as they emphasized how much they didn't want others to lose a child the way they did.Read More...
July 19 at 7:00 am
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After 32 years, Vince's Auto Parts owner says he's retiring, store is closing

As Mervin Autin walked through the rooms that were Vince's Auto Parts for 32 years, he pointed to each area where once shelves stood and recounted precisely where each part was on them.Read More...
July 19 at 5:58 am
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Sgt. Gautreaux remembered

Many were hit hard by the death of Sgt. Roy Gautreaux Jr., a longtime volunteer deputy and K-9 handler with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office who suddenly passed away last week at the age of 61. Read More...
July 19 at 5:56 am
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DHS grad beats price at the pump by making his own biodiesel

For Dillon Deshotel, the phrase "pain at the pump" is merely a rumor these days, far into the rearview mirror of his Ford F-250 pickup truck. Read More...
July 19 at 4:00 am
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$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded

It's been four years in the making, but the Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization Plan will come up for the final approval needed to start work.Read More...
July 19 at 4:00 am
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Girl Scout's houseboat replica is making history

Margo Matherne was thinking "gold" when she pitched the project of building a kid-size replica of a houseboat for the future Des Allemands, Bayou Gauche, Paradis Museum on WPA Road.Read More...
July 19 at 3:05 am
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St. Charles Herald-Guide named Newspaper of the Year

The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 16 first place awards and was named Newspaper of the Year by the Louisiana Press Association at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday.Read More...
July 12 at 12:54 pm
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Animal Shelter's petting zoo is a hit

Wide-eyed and adorable, baby possums equaled the tabby kittens in popularity at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter's first petting zoo at this year's parish summer camp.Read More...
July 12 at 7:00 am
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Boutte native's secret is out: He helped put the first men on the moon

When a Southern University at New Orleans professor told Garland Green's class to aim for the moon and stars in life, Green took it seriously.Read More...
July 12 at 6:00 am
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Local Vietnam vets honored on memorial

Determined to put a face with every name etched on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Janna Hoehn has helped memorialize St. Charles Parish's fallen heroes.Read More...
July 12 at 6:00 am
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The Basketry’s gift box helping the homeless

In just one month since The Basketry’s launched its “Big Easy, Big Heart” philanthropic mission, the business has donated 50 gift boxes to a homeless shelter in New Orleans.Read More...
July 12 at 5:00 am
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Former teacher, husband plead guilty to running a meth lab in Luling

Ryan and Kristy Allen, the husband and wife indicted earlier this year on the accusation they established a meth lab at their Luling home where they reside with their seven-year-old child, each pleaded guilty to a charge of operation of a clandestine laboratory. Read More...
July 12 at 4:00 am
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