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Greenwing chili cook-off offers kids fun-filled day

The second annual St. Charles Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Chili Cook-off will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. at Wetland Watchers Park in Norco.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am
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Deaf St. Rose painter makes intricate masterpieces

As the crisp, alluring pen and ink drawings touched by soft watercolors pour onto Carol Zehner's pages, the world she sees comes together in a pictorial story.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am
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DHS alum finds new hope to follow in father's footsteps

After Destrehan High School alumnus Will Sirmon IV was sidelined by a serious shoulder injury at the beginning of his junior year, he thought his longtime hopes to become a third-generation college football player might be seriously compromised, if not outright dashed.Read More...
October 21 at 8:00 am
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Illegal ID scanners found in local ATMs

When a fourth of the card skimmers found in Louisiana were recently analyzed, it revealed they held personal information from at least 2,000 bank cards, representing an estimated $1 million in potential fraud.Read More...
October 21 at 7:00 am
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Historic deal: Ormond Plantation is for sale

Anyone interested in buying a 229-year-old mansion that predates the Louisiana Purchase by more than a decade may want to take a look at Ormond Plantation.Read More...
October 21 at 6:00 am
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Vet charged with attempted murder sent to mental hospital

Luling’s William Canada, a U.S. Army veteran charged with attempted murder of his estranged wife and her parents in August, was recently declared mentally incompetent to assist his legal defense and has been committed to a mental health institution before his trial.Read More...
October 21 at 5:00 am
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Police keep close watch on sex offenders during Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents planning on taking their children trick or treating can perhaps rest a bit easier with the knowledge local police are taking extra precautions to create a safer experience. Read More...
October 18 at 4:02 pm
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Neighbors take stand against crime at ‘Night Out’

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office encourages people in the community to join together Tuesday in recognition of the National Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
October 14 at 11:01 am
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Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands

In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.Read More...
October 14 at 10:59 am
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Local trio create workout winner

Workout enthusiasts Dernell Murray, Lonnie Matherne and William Dempsey never planned to go into business together, but sometimes the best results are improvised. Read More...
October 14 at 10:56 am
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Allemands principal reflects on 40 years of service

Be it as a teacher, administrator or principal, Marsha Walters has been educating students in St. Charles Parish for the past four decades - and she has no plans to slow down anytime soon. Read More...
October 14 at 10:54 am
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China drug making heroin even more dangerous

An even more potent and deadly drug called Carfentanil is coming out of China and being used in heroin on the streets. Read More...
October 14 at 10:41 am
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Luling man's good works helped him become LSU royalty

Jacques Petit is a force to be reckoned with as he shops for a law school and plans on bringing all he's learned back to his home town in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 14 at 10:34 am
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St. Charles friends make funkadelic hit on N.O. scene

Playing Jazz Fest is the dream gig for Noisewater, but in the meantime this funkadelic band with members from St. Rose and Luling is making a noise on the New Orleans music scene.Read More...
October 14 at 10:30 am
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Des Allemands man sentenced in Catfish Fest theft

Wayne Guillot Jr., the former chairman of the Louisiana Catfish Festival who was arrested earlier this year for stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 festival, has been convicted and sentenced to serve time in prison.Read More...
October 14 at 10:28 am
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Citrus disease spreading in St. Charles Parish

The Hahnville area has been quarantined with a highly infectious bacterial disease called citrus canker and residents are being asked to take steps to help avoid it spreading.Read More...
October 14 at 10:23 am
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Krewe of Lul royalty remember their reign and parties
Krewe of Lul royalty remember their reign and parties
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The generations of Luling families keeping alive what has become the tradition of the Krewe of Lul is as much a part of this band of revelers as the parade itself.