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St. Charles Parish schools make the grade in math testing

St. Charles Parish public schools far outperformed Louisiana averages on the recent Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) mathematics test.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:11 am
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Single parents hold flea market for holiday help

Tommacenia Sumlin is still glowing over how she earned some holiday money at a flea market that helped her afford Christmas gifts for her children and even get ahead on some bills.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:08 am
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St. Charles Parish marks $100M in grants for upgrades

At $100 million awarded for 170 projects since 2008, the parish’s Grants Office is often praised for generating new dollars in one of St. Charles Parish government’s top three sources of funding - grants.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:04 am
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St. CharlesParish supports law enforcement

While law enforcement has been criticized nationally, St. Charles Parish has rallied behind its four officers who died in the line of duty, as well as support Officer Burt Hazeltine who survived multiple gunshots at a school crossing in Paradis in April.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Rotary of St. Charles’ surprise Thanksgiving baskets give hope

When the basket of food arrived, Trinika King was stunned and grateful over the timing of the gift.Read More...
November 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Cochran wins race for St. Charles Parish president

Larry Cochran, D-St. Rose, took the lead and kept it for a win as St. Charles Parish president with 8,829 votes over opponent Terry Authement, R-Boutte, who got 6,914 votes in today's runoff race. Read More...
November 21, 2015 at 9:37 pm
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Parish cancer patients to get additional care

Ochsner Health System recently announced a $20 million donation – the largest in the history of the organization – from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owners Gayle and Tom Benson to expand cancer care services and advance clinical research within the Gulf South region.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:57 pm
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Council approves $92.5M budget

At $92.5 million, the 2016 budget for St. Charles Parish includes levee system projects, a new parish District Attorney’s annex and additional personnel for the Public Works Department.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:55 pm
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Local teenager makes giving back not just a habit, but a way of life

Hannah Boquet found her introduction to service through her extracurricular activities, volunteering through the Beta Club, National Honor Society and church outreach events. It wasn’t long before she knew it was her calling.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:37 pm
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HHS senior just wants to help

Hahnville High School senior Lee Robichaux is out to make a difference, and he’s going about it in a unique and positive way.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:33 pm
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Longtime St. Charles county agent retires

Rene’ Schmit lived the enviable life of having loved his job.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:29 pm
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BP Oil Spill money going to flood protection in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish’s share of the BP and Transocean settlements from the Deep Water Horizon disaster may not be large, but plans are to leverage those dollars into millions for flood protection.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:25 pm
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Destrehan Plantation ends longtime fest

Last weekend’s Destrehan Plantation festival marked the end of a 44-year tradition that funded the historic house’s restoration, but the site’s growth and expansion signaled the time for a big change.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:17 pm
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4 die from heroin OD in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish’s heroin overdoses could reach four with confirmation of the recent “double death” with two known users this year.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 1:59 pm
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N.O. man found shot to death in Hahnville

A New Orleans man has been reported dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head at 6:46 p.m. (Nov. 19) in Hahnville.
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November 20, 2015 at 10:46 am
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Dog tossed from I-310 finds home in New Jersey

The pit bull thrown from I-310 into the swamp beneath in early October has found a new home, and her story a happy ending.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 9:30 am
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DHS teacher-student sex cases are  part of national  ‘epidemic,’ expert says
DHS teacher-student sex cases are part of national ‘epidemic,’ expert says
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Multiple teacher-student sex cases at Destrehan High School could be a “culture problem,” but these cases are more likely part of a national epidemic, according to a national expert.