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Man accused of shooting deputy bonds out of jail

John Paul Devillier, charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly shooting a St. Charles Parish Sheriff's deputy in April of last year, has been released on $750,000 bond.
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August 17 at 4:26 pm
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Former St. Charles DA sentenced to 3 years in federal prison

Former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr. was sentenced to three years in federal prison today (Aug. 17) after pleading guilty in April to obstruction of justice in connection with an FBI investigation into his allegedly trading leniency for sex.Read More...
August 17 at 10:25 am
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How St. Charles Parish residents can donate to flood victims

Several St. Charles Parish businesses, churches, government agencies and residents are currently collecting donations for flood victims across the state of Louisiana. Read More...
August 15 at 11:15 am
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Bake sale fundraiser

Luling – The St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary Bake Sale Fundraise will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, outside the Oyster Pearl Cafeteria and Lagniappe Gifts and Goodies Gift Shop and St. Charles Parish Hospital. Homemade treats also will be sold. Proceeds benefit the St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. For more information, call Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258 or email donna.palahang@oschsner.org.Read More...
August 15 at 9:49 am
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Community rallies behind DHS grad injured in beach accident

Family, friends and others in the community have rallied around 21-year-old Sam Steib of Norco, who suffered serious injuries to his neck and spine due to a diving accident last week in Florida.Read More...
August 12 at 3:04 pm
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State’s new coast still a way’s away

The end of Louisiana’s coastal erosion problems apparently have not yet been solved but hopefully it could be in sight - in the somewhat distant future. Read More...
August 12 at 1:59 pm
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Senators urge speed on Medicaid contract

Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Fred Mills said he and his committee are pushing state officials to make a decision soon on how to move forward with Louisiana’s massive Medicaid processing contract. Read More...
August 12 at 1:55 pm
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Sheriff’s Reports (Aug. 11)

Arrests

• Kelly Breaux, 21, of 1336 Paul Fredrick in Luling, was arrested July 20 and charged with theft of up to $750 and domestic abuse battery. Read More...
August 12 at 1:53 pm
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Metairie woman charged with stealing $52K from Krewe of Pygmalion based in St. Rose

A Metairie woman has been charged with felony theft of more than $51,830 from the Krewe of Pygmalion that lists its address as 10016 River Road, St. Rose.Read More...
August 12 at 1:50 pm
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Norco reflecting on 100 years

It was 1916 when the New Orleans Refining Co. bought 366 acres of rice, indigo and sugar cane fields from the Good Hope Plantation that gave rise to a community that became known as Norco.Read More...
August 12 at 1:47 pm
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Library renovation completion could be delayed to Jan. 14

With added repairs needed to the roof and windows, the St. Charles Parish Library board asking the St. Charles Parish Council for a change order and contract extension on the West Regional Library renovation project.Read More...
August 12 at 1:44 pm
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New HHS principal: 'It's good to be home'

Laura Abbey admits she's still getting used to the feeling of sitting in her principal's chair, looking out of the "fish bowl" in the middle of Hahnville High School and at the teachers and students relying on her to lead them.
But while she admits that thought is a bit nerve-wracking, the new Hahnville principal wouldn't trade her position.Read More...
August 12 at 1:42 pm
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Montz woman charged with attempted murder

A domestic dispute at a Montz residence escalated to an argument and a stabbing with a pocket knife on Saturday.
Shortly after the altercation, Jessica Prater, 27, of 570 Evangeline Road in Montz, was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder after allegedly stabbing her domestic partner, Kyle Landry, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. Read More...
August 12 at 1:36 pm
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Parish payroll detailed

While most "carry over" administrative employees maintained level salaries in Parish President Larry Cochran's administration, many new hires started with level or lower pay and some with combined duties.
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August 12 at 12:58 pm
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Schools’ LEAP test scores rank second in state

St. Charles Parish Public Schools students are not only making the grade in the basics, but the system itself ranked second only to Zachary Community Schools in the percentage of tests that students scored “mastery and above” on combined English/language arts and math LEAP Tests. Read More...
August 12 at 12:53 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Nyjha

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Nyjha the cat.Read More...
August 12 at 9:33 am
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Riverside stifles Hahnville in 19-8 victory
Riverside stifles Hahnville in 19-8 victory
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While Hahnville and Destrehan’s clash next week won’t lack for hype, it won’t be a battle of undefeated teams.