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ēLance M. Champagne, 24, of 118 Gassen St. in Luling, was arrested on Sept. 18 and charged with possession of Hydrocodone, possession of Morphine, simple burglary, disturbing the peace, public intimidation and theft of goods.
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September 30, 2010 at 2:52 pm
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Donít we have anybody qualified in Louisiana?

The LA Board of Regents has hired a firm from Florida for an estimated $105,500 to help them find a replacement for Sally Clausen as the next higher education commissioner. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Unemployment trust fund balances out

As it must every year, the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met last week to estimate what Louisianaís unemployment compensation (UC) trust fund balance will be next year. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Free trade is an answer to poverty

There is one major way in which we can help reduce poverty in the world. Itís not by raising the taxes on the wealthy and reducing them on the middle class. Itís by spreading free trade so people around the world can benefit more from the free enterprise system.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Itís time to vote on Saturday, again

St. Charles Parish has the second of three elections in a very short period of time this Saturday. Unfortunately, that will not produce a very large turnout.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:48 pm
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Community asked to clean up Saturday

Environmentally-conscious volunteers are being asked to clean up the parish this Saturday during the third annual Trash Bash Great American Cleanup. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Members of St. Rose car burglary ring plead guilty

Three people that were arrested for taking part in a St. Rose vehicle burglary ring pled guilty last week before Judge Emile St. Pierre.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm
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Borromeoís history dates back to before Declaration of Independence

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church seamlessly blends its rich history on the East Bank with current and relevant ministries and new traditions.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:45 pm
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82-year-old arrested for shooting burglar

An 82-year-old St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery on Friday after he shot at a man who was allegedly trying to rob him.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:43 pm
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Norco student gets chance of a lifetime

When Sandra LeBourgeois entered her grandson Bobby Clement into a Copelandís contest for a Saints junior tee retriever, she never dreamed that he would win. But while driving home one day, she received a call.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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Luling businesswoman charged with theft of $1.1 million

Luling businesswoman Charlotte Troxler, who was arrested last year and charged with stealing more than $300,000 from two car dealerships, is now accused of stealing more than $700,000 from Saints owner Tom Benson.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:39 pm
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Property taxes, School Board race on ballot Oct. 2

With elections coming up on Oct. 2, St. Charles Parish voters have a lot to consider before heading to the polls. This weekend, votes will be tallied for a single open School Board seat and property taxes for libraries, the E-911 system and roadway lighting for 10 years. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm
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Parishís newest attraction opens Saturday

Residents from around the area will get their first look at St. Charles Parishís most unique attraction with the grand opening of Wetland Watchers Park on Oct. 2.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:36 pm
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HHS football game cancelled

Hahnville High Schoolís Friday football game has been cancelled after four students from opponent Vandebilt Catholic were killed in an automobile accident. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:34 pm
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Victim often lent helping hand to suspected killer

Gary Farrell of Luling shot and killed Ginger Mongrue Allen before calling police dispatchers to report the crime on Sept. 22 and causing a six-hour standoff that ended when he allegedly shot himself in the head, authorities said.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:31 pm
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Former DHS teacher back in jail

A former Destrehan High School band teacher that was accused of sleeping with a student in 2008 is back in jail after Judge M. Lauren Lemmon revoked his probation due to a recent arrest for breaking into a womanís home.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:28 pm
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K-9 Shadow did her duty
K-9 Shadow did her duty
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, a courthouse therapy dog who passed away Saturday.