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Ready to get spooky? St. Charles Parish offers its own Halloween fun in history hike, tours, learning

Offering its classically Halloween fun, the Haunted History Hike is coming to the nature trails of Wetland Watcher Park on Oct. 21 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at 1650 Lower Guide Levee Road, Norco.Read More...
October 25 at 9:40 am
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Local woman wins $650,000 in lottery

Des Allemands resident Sylvia Rome couldn't believe her eyes when she saw the numbers 01-16-18-29-32-35.Read More...
October 25 at 6:22 am
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Bayou Gauche man captures fugitive, holds him at gunpoint

When Casey LeBlanc saw a man suspected of running from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office about 200 yards ahead looking at him, he told him to stay put and kept his hand on a loaded shotgun.Read More...
October 25 at 6:18 am
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Des Allemands vet recalls surviving German mortars and a train wreck

George Champagne recalled heading to Le Havre, France, on a trip that stretched out many days longer than usual.Read More...
October 25 at 5:35 am
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DHS freshman makes history as school's first female football player

When Destrehan High School freshman Merritt Tompkins was scheduling classes, a classmate noted he had never seen a female take part in the football-centered P.E. class. Read More...
October 25 at 5:31 am
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Destrehan native chronicles mother's death, turns diary into book

Described as "her only source of peace," Princess Vinnett was only 10 years old when she chronicled the experience of losing her mother to breast cancer.Read More...
October 24 at 5:25 am
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Cat activists show claws after colony removed

A group of angry "community cat" activists challenged the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter's recent removal of a cat colony in Destrehan.Read More...
October 24 at 3:29 am
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Tigers record shutout in Reserve, topple East St. John

East St. John doesn't often find itself shut out in its own stadium, but a suffocating Hahnville defense accomplished exactly that in a 27-0 victory at Joe Keller Memorial Stadium in Reserve.Read More...
October 21 at 12:20 am
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Five touchdown passes by Blood leads Destrehan past Bourgeois

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Destrehan’s J.R. Blood threw five touchdown passes, while Quinton Torbor and Quincy Brown each scored twice as the Wildcats came away with their fourth straight win Friday night, beating host H.L. Bourgeois 42-3.Read More...
October 21 at 12:13 am
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Destrehan coach looks for clean effort at Bourgeois

While Destrehan has won three straight games, Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux has seen enough mistakes over the past two weeks to know that they’ll need to be cleaned up quickly for his Wildcats to reach the heights they’ve become accustomed to this season.Read More...
October 19 at 3:56 pm
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Hahnville, East St. John have much to settle

When Hahnville and East St. John get together, all bets are off. Read More...
October 19 at 3:54 pm
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Boutte crash claims life of 39-year-old pedestrian

A fatal crash in Boutte Wednesday night claimed the life of a 39-year-old pedestrian, according to state police. Read More...
October 19 at 9:49 am
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Man convicted of child porn hangs himself in jail cell

A man convicted of producing child pornography and coercing minors for sex hung himself with the cord from a laundry bag in Nelson Coleman Correctional Center.
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October 18 at 6:00 pm
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Parish president had 3 different painkillers in blood sample, but no alcohol

Three prescription painkillers were found in St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran's blood samples that were taken from his Sept. 2 arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated.
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October 18 at 2:07 pm
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LSMSA to host informational meetings for prospective students, parents

Prospective students and their parents should mark their calendars now to attend one of 12 informational meetings scheduled to be held this fall throughout the state to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.Read More...
October 18 at 1:23 pm
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Two St. Charles Parish students being featured in the BTNEP'S 2018 Estuary Artworks Calendar

The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) hosted its fourth Annual "Estuary Artworks" art contest in collaboration with National Estuaries Day.Read More...
October 18 at 1:19 pm
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
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While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change.