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3-year-old finds joy in therapeutic riding

Three-year-old Chloe Doucet of Luling is one whose life has been touched in a positive way by the Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center (GNOTRC). Read More...
October 04 at 11:34 am
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Council forms citizens committee to study boat launch sites

The St. Charles Parish Council created the West Bank Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee and then tabled canceling the controversial Gator Cove Marina lease deal to keep it among the committee's options for consideration.
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October 02 at 10:04 pm
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Parish asks for information on vandalized property

St. Charles Parish is seeking information on two incidents of vandalism to government property.
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September 29 at 1:36 pm
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Utilities cited for doing work without a permit

When John C. Bivona of St. Rose cited concerns about AT&T's heavy equipment damaging his property to recently install fiber optic cable in the area, he was told utilities have rights-of-ways that allow them to do this work. Read More...
September 27 at 3:29 pm
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First Choice Credit Union begins $400K renovation

Investing $400,000 in a renovation of its Boutte location, Hahnville-based Total Choice Federal Credit Union anticipates occupying the new building by early November.Read More...
September 27 at 2:42 pm
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Educator marks 50 years of devotion to students' dreams

Being an educator and counselor has never been about a paycheck for Dianne Burrell, even as she approaches 51 years serving the St. Charles Parish school district.Read More...
September 27 at 2:37 pm
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TNT drama films in Norco

It was between breakfast and lunch when a Turner NOLA film crew walked into the Sub Express and Apple Street Diner in Norco.Read More...
September 27 at 8:37 am
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Former Hahnville fire chief drops lawsuit

The former Hahnville fire chief who alleged he'd been threatened for exposing fraud in a wrongful termination lawsuit has dropped his suit and attempted to return to the department.Read More...
September 27 at 7:44 am
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DHS trainer, team doctor helps save life at football game

When Destrehan High School athletic trainer George McGovern arrived at St. Charles Catholic on Sept. 9, where he used to work in that same capacity, he thought he’d have a chance to catch up with some old friends and co-workers. He never thought he'd help save a life. Read More...
September 27 at 5:52 am
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Saints Superfan says it's all about the smiles

Barry Matherne never wanted to be a super fan. Read More...
September 27 at 5:49 am
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HHS junior donates $240 in tips to Harvey victims

When Julian Brezinsky had finished counting his tips from Anita's Smokin' Steak Burgers, he had $24 and a promise to keep.Read More...
September 27 at 5:47 am
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Battle for the Paddle moves to new location

For 16 years, the United Way of St. Charles' Battle for the Paddle cook-off fundraiser has brought locals together to enjoy some great food, fun and music, all while contributing to a good cause. Read More...
September 27 at 4:55 am
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7-year-old killed in suspected impaired driving crash

A seven-year-old Luling girl was killed around 5 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 24) when she was ejected from a vehicle that ran off LA 18 east and overturned several times.Read More...
September 25 at 9:33 am
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Iraq vet follows in family footsteps into military service

Nick Friloux served in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved it.
"Just being in the military was great," Friloux said. "But it was stay with the love of my life (his wife) or the Corps. I had to choose."Read More...
September 22 at 5:16 pm
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Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch

Following intense public scrutiny over the Hwy. 90 Boat Launch deal, the St. Charles Parish Council's special projects committee will meet Monday to discuss at least four options that could lead to the development of a boat launch.Read More...
September 22 at 4:39 pm
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This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw

Anticipating a crowd of nearly 25,000 people, this weekend’s Alligator Festival will feature South Louisiana delicacies, crafts and a rocking entertainment lineup featuring Louisiana's sweetheart Amanda Shaw.
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September 21 at 9:26 am
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River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides
River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides
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The River Parishes Fall Festival has been a hit since the late 1970s, when the event first began at Norco's Sacred Heart of Jesus School as a penny party.