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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Vanessa

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Vanessa the cat.Read More...
June 17 at 10:52 am
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2016 All-District 7-5A Softball Team

The following are the St. Charles Parish representatives on the All-District 7-5A softball team. Read More...
June 17 at 10:48 am
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Sheriff’s Reports (June 16)

Arrests

• Toney Thibodeaux Jr., 35, of 215 Carlon Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested June 9 and charged with possession of SCH IV—Xanax and illegal carrying of a weapon. Read More...
June 17 at 9:50 am
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Louisiana needs to address pension reform

Adam Crepelle is an adjunct scholar at the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, a New Orleans-based group that studies state issues and promotes conservative economic principles.Read More...
June 17 at 9:46 am
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May the good times roll in Des Allemands

Crowned the “Catfish Capital of the Universe” by the Louisiana Legislature in 1980, Des Allemands assumed what seems a daunting title but that’s only until you taste the food, enjoy the fun and know the history.Read More...
June 17 at 9:42 am
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Outside influence adds to special session pressure

The governor isn’t the only one trying to influence the votes of lawmakers in the ongoing second special session that ends on June 23. Read More...
June 17 at 9:38 am
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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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St. Charles Catholic High School Mister and Miss SCC, Class Favorites chosen

St. Charles Catholic recently announced their class favorites for the 2015-16 school year.
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June 17 at 9:15 am
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Luling students honored by LSU Law for Spring 2016 academic achievements

Two Luling natives were recognized by the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center for their academic achievements during the Spring 2016 semester.Read More...
June 17 at 9:14 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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Council on Aging provides utility assistance, transportation, exercise programs and more

The grand reopening of St. Charles Council on Aging’s Luling Activity Center not only demonstrates the growth of the agency itself but also the growing need for its services.Read More...
June 17 at 9:11 am
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‘Scream’ very loud - again: Filming returns to area for the TV series

A “Scream: The TV Series” film crew re-appeared in Luling last week to continue filming the MTV slasher series.
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June 17 at 9:10 am
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Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support
Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support
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In light of recent police shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as a heated debate being waged nationally over cases of alleged police brutality, to be a law enforcement officer in these times is that much more stressful a duty.