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Mighty Mississippi can be dangerous

The Mighty Mississippi is a great advantage economically to St. Charles. But it can be a deadly danger to its citizens.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:08 pm
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Raceland man charged with rape of parish juvenile

A 30-year-old Raceland man has been arrested and charged with aggravated rape and indecent behavior with a parish juvenile, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:07 pm
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Street name could be changed to honor late judge

Sugarland Parkway in Luling could be in for a name change if the Parish Council votes for the measure at their Feb. 7 meeting.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:06 pm
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Member of ‘Norco 4’ released on bond

One of the people arrested in connection with the murder of a 78-year-old Norco woman was released last week.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:05 pm
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Railroad reps tell council they will work to reduce crossing wait times

Railroad problems across the parish could be coming to an end thanks to a meeting that the Parish Council held with representatives from Union Pacific Railroad, Canadian National Railroad Police, Kansas City Southern Railway and the Federal Railroad Administration.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:04 pm
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Unique auction raises funds for brain-damaged toddler

A Luling couple has come up with a unique way to raise money to pay for medical treatments for their 2-year-old daughter, who nearly drowned in their backyard pool.
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February 03, 2011 at 1:02 pm
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4 sought after violent Des Allemands robbery

Police are searching for four men believed to be behind the violent robbery of a 20-year-old Paradis man on Sunday night.
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February 03, 2011 at 12:57 pm
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Renewable energy creates Obama paradox

In my column last week, I dwelled on how desperately President Obama wants a renewable energy bill as part of his legacy - - perhaps the defining accomplishment in that legacy (especially considering the lack of popularity of ObamaCare). He also knows that, if the economy doesn’t start doing better and if business continues to view his policies as detrimental, his re-election odds are problematic. Read More...
February 03, 2011 at 11:54 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Luther T. Holt, 30, of 2349 Highway 182 in Raceland, was arrested on Jan. 24 and charged with aggravated rape and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

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February 03, 2011 at 11:54 am
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Most don’t survive battle with river, experts say

With a current fueled by melting ice from the north, large debris that have traveled from as far away as Minnesota and freezing cold temperatures, chances of survival are minimal for anyone who falls into the Mighty Mississippi without a life jacket.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:31 am
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St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders win 3rd at JAMfest

The cheerleading team at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan won third place in the JAMfest Competition at the River Center in Baton Rouge. Read More...
February 03, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Lady Cats even up district record with 43-39 win

After starting district play with back-to-back wins, the Destrehan Lady Cats dropped three straight games to Dutchtown, Hahnville and East St. John.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:24 am
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Lady Tigers remain on top of district

The Hahnville Lady Tigers continued to roll through the competition, knocking off both Dutchtown and St. Amant while tightening their grip on first place in District 6-5A.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:22 am
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Struggling Tigers pick up first district win against St. Amant

It took four games, but the Hahnville Tigers finally picked up their first district win of the season, knocking off St. Amant 63-49 last week.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:21 am
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Still time to register for Challenger Program

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Boys and girls ages 5-18 are eligible to participate in the 2011 baseball/softball Challenger program.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:19 am
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TaeKwonDo Plus offers women’s self-defense class

Destrehan TaeKwonDo Plus Academy will be offering a women’s self-defense class on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m.
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February 03, 2011 at 10:18 am
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St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana
St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana
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Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.