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Future of hospital board chair uncertain after arrest

John J. Landry III's future as chairman of the St. Charles Parish Hospital Board is uncertain after he was arrested and charged with conspiring to file or filing falsified public records in connection with former District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.'s federal case.Read More...
June 24 at 9:12 am
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Two charged with second-degree murder after Destrehan overdose

Two people involved in the March 2 death of Richard Keller Jr. in Destrehan were both booked on a charge of second-degree murder.Read More...
June 24 at 9:09 am
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Monsanto expansion will create 2,100 jobs

Calling it a "unique opportunity" for Monsanto Co., engineering work for the company's near $1 billion expansion of its Luling manufacturing site will begin in August.Read More...
June 24 at 8:58 am
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Sheriff's Office seeking person of interest in credit card theft

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person in the attached photograph who is wanted for questioning in reference to a theft that occurred at St. Charles Hospital. Read More...
June 22 at 2:01 pm
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Two charged with second-degree murder in Destrehan death

Two people involved in the March 2 death of Richard Keller Jr. in Destrehan have been booked on charges of second degree murder. Read More...
June 21 at 10:35 am
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St. Charles Parish Hospital chairman arrested

St. Charles Parish Hospital Board Chairman John Landry III was arrested and charged Monday (June 20) on four counts of filing false public records and four counts of conspiracy to file false records.

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June 20 at 9:22 pm
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Twelve stores sell to minors in sting operation

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office partnered with Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control Agents to launch an operation targeting the illegal sale of tobacco and alcohol to under aged citizens Wednesday, and arrests were made with 12 stores failing the test. Read More...
June 20 at 12:43 pm
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Paul Maillard Road open again after truck accident

The portion of the road that was closed due to an overturned truck at the corner of Canal Street and Paul Maillard Road in Luling has now been reopened. Read More...
June 17 at 4:48 pm
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Community makes strong response on Hazardous Materials Collection Day

The results are in from this year’s Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day, and they spell success for the annual event’s 18th year. Read More...
June 17 at 4:33 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeks woman accused of stealing from Paradis Exxon

St. Charles Parish police are on the lookout for a woman accused of stealing several items from a Paradis gas station in late May.Read More...
June 17 at 12:50 pm
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Port of South Louisiana will maintain, restore ‘landmark’ jet fighter

The Blue Angel aircraft that has become a true landmark at the entrance of the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport isn’t going anywhere — though that was anything but certain until a recent deal was brokered. Read More...
June 17 at 9:35 am
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A survivor of neglect and animal cruelty, this little Shihtzu is enjoying 'post-rescue life'

Neglected, pregnant and mostly left to fend for herself, Mocha has already proven herself a survivor. Read More...
June 17 at 9:29 am
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Chamber discusses flood insurance with Congressional delegation at Fly-In

On top of mounting worry that Congress could substantially increase flood insurance rates again next year also comes the fear that private insurers getting into the business will cause them to rise even more.Read More...
June 17 at 9:26 am
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Truck carrying bleach overturns on Paul Maillard Road in Luling

A truck carrying concentrated bleach overturned this morning at the corner of Canal Street and Paul Maillard Road in Luling.Read More...
June 17 at 9:24 am
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Luling child actress working for big break

Like a high-suspense movie keeping the audience on the edge of its seat, Haylee Manning’s pursuit of her dream would already fill an exciting script about her life.Read More...
June 17 at 9:18 am
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Sheriff readies for 6th term, touts lower crime, police complex as legacy

As Greg Champagne prepares to be sworn in to his sixth consecutive term as St. Charles Parish Sheriff on June 21, he has no plans to call it quits anytime soon — even if, interestingly, he didn’t aspire to take that role as a young man at all. Read More...
June 17 at 9:13 am
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
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Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the area’s mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.