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Parish seeking housing options for juveniles with Assumption detention center closing

The May 31 closure of the Assumption Parish Youth Detention Center has left St. Charles Parish among dozens of agencies in the state looking for alternatives on where to house juveniles delinquents with pending charges.Read More...
May 27 at 9:03 am
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J.B. Martin teacher, students combine for marriage proposal to remember

Joshua Martin knew he wanted to marry Brittany Weimer, his girlfriend of six years. Martin also knew he wouldn’t be satisfied if the proposal was anything less than extraordinarily memorable.Read More...
May 27 at 9:00 am
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Retailers: Reduction of sales tax holidays will hurt sales, force cuts

The annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday typically held the last weekend of May is this year’s latest casualty to Louisiana’s budget crunch – and more crunching may be coming.Read More...
May 27 at 8:57 am
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St. Charles Hospital gets new CEO

Bringing previous experience as a hospital administrator to the position, Ritchie J. Dupre has been named St. Charles Parish Hospital’s CEO effective May 30.Read More...
May 27 at 8:53 am
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Residents flock to new gun course to defend themselves

Dawn Ortego isn't willing to become a statistic.Read More...
May 27 at 8:49 am
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Torching wife’s Luling house will cost man $20K

A Kenner man was recently convicted of simple arson for setting fire to his wife’s Luling home. Read More...
May 27 at 8:45 am
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School Board set to tackle trans bathroom law

The St. Charles Parish School Board has stepped up its next move on a federal mandate that allows transgender students to use a bathroom based on their chosen sex, but it's doing it amid a growing political firestorm nationally.Read More...
May 27 at 8:39 am
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36-year employee loves family atmosphere of Majoria's Supermarket

Family is a word often invoked when discussing Majoria’s Supermarket in Boutte — the business is family-owned, to start, and has been a staple in the local community for years.Read More...
May 26 at 11:30 am
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St. John sheriff's deputy arrested on drug, weapon charges

A St. John the Baptist Parish deputy was arrested in St. Charles Parish Wednesday morning and charged with possession of drugs and a weapon.Read More...
May 25 at 12:32 pm
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Former St. Charles Parish D.A. gets lifetime law ban

A Louisiana Supreme Court order states former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel has been permanently disbarred from practicing law, but his attorney says they agreed to the move because he was retired anyway.Read More...
May 20 at 10:00 am
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HHS welders are eager to forge their careers

Dalton Comardelle and Manuel Medina have big plans.
As Hahnville High School graduates, the two have just completed the school’s welding program and plan to go into business together as welders. They are among the school’s trade career success stories.

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May 20 at 10:00 am
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St. Charles hospital, CFO parting ways

A second top executive with St. Charles Parish Hospital has announced he will move on to another job.Read More...
May 20 at 9:00 am
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Hahnville Salutatorian stays on the move

For Hahnville High School Salutatorian McKenzie Hargis, giving anything less than 100 percent just isn’t in her nature. Read More...
May 20 at 8:00 am
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Singer lacks perfect vision, yet clearly sees success

Born with a rare affliction damaging her ability to see, Shelby Johnson has never been able to rely on her vision like most others. Read More...
May 20 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Catholic High School's 2016 Graduating Class

St. Charles Catholic High School has announced its 2016 valedictorian and salutatorians, honor grads and graduating class.Read More...
May 20 at 7:00 am
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State champion swimmer made history with Tigers

While Warren Massimini likely has great things ahead of him in life, he’s already made his permanent mark at Hahnville High School.Read More...
May 20 at 7:00 am
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Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail
Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail
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Former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne, who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a male student in 2014, has accused this same student of bragging about those relations on social media and attempting to blackmail her in return for preferential treatment and better grades.