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New HHS principal named

Hahnville High School will have a new principal effective June 1.Read More...
February 12 at 5:53 pm
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Thriller filmed in Hahnville gets Super Bowl treatment

A thriller produced by J.J. Abrams that stars John Goodman and was partially filmed in Hahnville received prime time coverage during Sunday’s Super Bowl.Read More...
February 12 at 5:48 pm
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Parish’s jobless numbers decline despite oil crisis

While the declining petroleum industry continues taking a toll on the Louisiana economy, St. Charles Parish is situated to weather it through a diverse industrial base and shared growth as part of the New Orleans metropolitan area.Read More...
February 12 at 5:43 pm
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Program mentor sets shining example

Sandra Washington of Destrehan is the coordinator of the Youth Empowerment Project’s Community Based Prevention Program. She’s also acts as a mentor for youths in the program. Read More...
February 12 at 5:32 pm
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Over 6K in St. Charles Parish could get Medicaid under expansion

An estimated 6,000 to 8,000 St. Charles Parish residents are projected to qualify for Medicaid under the expanded program by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly signed executive order.Read More...
February 05 at 5:49 pm
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Sunset Levee District upgrade moving parish closer to controlling flood insurance costs

In the latest upgrade to St. Charles Parish’s flood protection, the addition of two pumps to the Sunset Pump Station brings to nearly $2 million invested at the location and could bring residents closer to getting FEMA certification for the locally built levees.Read More...
February 05 at 5:47 pm
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Norco man gets 10 years for drug dealing

A 17-year-old Norco male who was arrested in September for allegedly illegally discharging a firearm and causing aggravated criminal damage to property was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison.Read More...
February 05 at 5:39 pm
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Temporary West Regional Library OK’d by Council

Following an extensive discussion over lease terms, the St. Charles Parish Council approved an amended agreement for a temporary location for the West Regional Library.Read More...
February 05 at 5:32 pm
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Sheriff pleased with parish’s latest crime rates

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne believes his office and staff are doing something right — and the numbers back him up.Read More...
February 05 at 5:24 pm
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$826M airport expansion promises economic growth

St. Charles Parish is poised to capture some of the growth anticipated with the $826 million North Terminal complex under construction at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.Read More...
February 05 at 5:15 pm
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Destrehan food pantry participants give back by feeding others

Those who volunteer with the St. Charles United Methodist Church Food Pantry in Destrehan have made quite the impact on their community, especially over the past few years. Read More...
February 05 at 5:08 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing

Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.Read More...
February 05 at 4:54 pm
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Fallen Heroes memorial expanding with more statues, benches

While law enforcement has been criticized nationally, St. Charles Parish has rallied behind its four officers who died in the line of duty, as well as support Officer Burt Hazeltine who survived multiple gunshots at a school crossing in Paradis in April.Read More...
February 05 at 9:52 am
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Police chase causes school lock down

An attempted traffic stop by Louisiana State Police on I-310 turned into a police chase and school lockdown at about 10:43 a.m. today (Feb. 4).
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February 04 at 1:28 pm
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival

The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.
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February 04 at 11:25 am
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New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman

A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.
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February 02 at 2:57 pm
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‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
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With hardly a glance from anyone, Christopher James walks into class with Hamilton and starts his schoolwork at Hahnville High School.