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•Cortney L. Madere, 22, of 200 Second St. in Des Allemands, was arrested on Jan. 11 and charged with D.W.I., hit and run, reckless operation, possession of Marijuana, possession of Suboxone, no liability insurance, resisting an officer and driving with a suspended license.

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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Jindal continues to ignore state’s problems

Wednesday, at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, “The Roads Scholar” missed a perfect opportunity to assure the public and especially the business community that he has a plan for addressing the state’s $1.6 billion “fiscal cliff.”
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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Are we heading towards socialism?

According to a dynamic Cuban lady who now lives in Kenner, we are well on our path to socialism.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Open primaries would help other states, too

A possible solution to our political partisanship problems is to adopt open primaries nationwide. In that way, candidates would be more likely to preach and vote according to their own honest opinions of the best way to govern rather than the way their party wants it to be.Read More...
January 21, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Crime decreases by 5.8 percent in 2010

Lower numbers of rapes, assaults, burglaries and thefts led to a 5.8 percent decrease in St. Charles Parish crime in 2010 when compared to 2009, according to FBI crime statistics.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Arrest made in Circle K robbery

A 32-year-old Eunice man was arrested after authorities say he robbed the Boutte Circle K on Jan. 6.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Police: Mother left child outside in cold for 3 hours

A 38-year-old Destrehan mother was charged with cruelty to a juvenile after authorities say her 5-year-old daughter was locked out of the house for more than three hours.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Council to decide on overturning fireworks ban

The St. Charles Parish Council will vote on whether or not to allow both the sale and popping of fireworks inside parish limits at their Jan. 24 meeting.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:18 am
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Hundreds rally around life, legacy of MLK

Around 150 parish residents marched on River Road from the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling to the Eual J. Landry Alternative Program Center in Hahnville to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Luling man spends Christmas with deployed son...on Navy submarine

A Luling man got the chance of a lifetime to spend Christmas with his son who is in the Navy - while his son was deployed.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:09 am
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Stars descend on parish for thriller

Several locations in St. Charles Parish will serve as the setting of a noir thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson and Luke Wilson.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:05 am
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2 clerks charged with illegally selling 'bath salts'

Two employees of Birdie’s Food and Fuel, which is located on Paul Maillard Road, were arrested after authorities say they continued to sell “bath salts” after they were outlawed in an emergency rule by Gov. Bobby Jindal earlier this month.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:04 am
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Protecting citrus from the winter’s cold

Louisiana generally has its coldest temperatures in late December, January and early February and protection of citrus trees becomes important to homeowners across the state. Read More...
January 20, 2011 at 11:00 am
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Dancing the night away

The 15th Annual Krewe of Young at Heart Ball was held on Jan. 15 at the Jerusalem Shring Center in Destrehan. The event was held by the St. Charles Council on Aging and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation. The ball boasted 16 Maids and Dukes and 12 Lords and Ladies this year.
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January 20, 2011 at 11:00 am
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It's a boy!

Reid Joseph Bourgeois was born on Nov. 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.Read More...
January 20, 2011 at 11:00 am
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VIPs:Very Important Parishioners

Erica L. Paliaro, Jason Roberts and Justin CannonRead More...
January 20, 2011 at 10:59 am
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Ama writer’s first children’s book published
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“Andre’s Great Day” is Trina Triche’s newly published book about a teenage boy’s play day but with the fun problem of how to spend $100 his dad gave him.