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It’s understandable why our population grows

St. Charles is an unusual parish. With some 85 percent wetlands, it still has many suburban areas that regularly attract increased census figures.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Saints’ coach surprises fans

It is hard to believe that Sean Payton would move his family to Dallas, one of the arch enemies of the New Orleans Saints which he coaches. Read More...
February 11, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Obituary: Charles

Elder Albert M. Charles transitioned from this life to eternal glory on Feb. 5, 2011 at his home with his family at his side. Read More...
February 11, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Obituary: Laurent

Frances Falgout Laurent, 94, a native and resident of Hahnville, passed away on Jan. 29, 2011. Read More...
February 11, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Social media sites take over parish

Almost every organization, business and agency in the parish has reached out to local computer users in the past two years.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:30 am
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DHS graduate killed in wreck

A 2009 Destrehan High School graduate was killed when the car he was driving crashed into a concrete light pole in New Orleans.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Disabled veterans may get tax credit

After the Parish Council gave it the OK on Monday, voters will decide whether or not disabled veterans will be able to double their homestead exemption to $150,000.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:21 am
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3 decades later, missing ferry bell returns to St. Charles

After more than three decades, the George Prince ferry bell will finally be displayed in St. Charles Parish.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Sheriff: Phone scam targeting senior citizens

Several residents have been contacted through the phone for donations from people claiming to be from the local American Legion Post, but Sheriff Greg Champagne warns that it is a scam.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Hottest obstacle course comes to spillway

Thousands of racers will descend upon the Bonnet Carre Spillway on March 5 and attempt to navigate a 3-mile course filled with obstacles that will have them jumping on junkyard vehicles and leaping over a wall of fire.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:17 am
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Changing bridge cables proves difficult, costly

It took nine years, 19,000 tons of steel, 72 cables comprised of thousands of wires, 700,000 bolts and 3,000 tons of asphalt to bridge the gap between Luling and Destrehan.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Investor group will buy Willowdale Country Club

Stockholders of Willowdale Country Club voted Tuesday night to sell the club’s assets to an investor group made up mainly of people who live in the vicinity of the club.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:14 am
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Survivors celebrate winning battle with cancer

NORCO - The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish will host a survivor’s celebration on Feb. 10 at the KC Hall, 375 Spruce St. in Norco. Cancer survivors are welcomed to come celebrate and share the evening of food, fun and entertainment with fellow survivors who have faced the battle with cancer and are winning. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the celebration running from 6:30-8 p.m.Read More...
February 10, 2011 at 1:21 pm
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Fishing is cure for hunting withdrawals

Lake Cataouatche has produced good catches of bass and catfish in recent weeks.
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February 10, 2011 at 9:14 am
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KC Leaders

Knights of Columbus Council 2409 has announced its 2011 Catholic Youth Leadership Award Winners. Read More...
February 10, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Destrehan family pays it forward
Destrehan family pays it forward
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When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.