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Arc’s summer camp enhances lives of the disabled

For Renata Rafiel of Boutte, there was just no doubt about what Arc of St. Charles’ summer camp meant to her daughter.Read More...
October 05 at 3:54 pm
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Alpha Daughters helping victims of domestic violence

When Myra Marshall arrived at her “safe place” in May of 2017, she was nervous, confused and scared.Read More...
October 05 at 3:38 pm
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Catholic Charities provides financial and mental counseling

United Way of St. Charles helps fund two Catholic Charities programs – financial literacy and counseling - in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 05 at 3:35 pm
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Parish declares state of emergency with approaching storm

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate's arrival.Read More...
October 05 at 12:05 pm
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St. Rose man charged with assault after driving car into Destrehan businesses

Anthony Manson Jr., a 22-year-old resident of St. Rose, is being charged with three counts of aggravated criminal damage to property and six counts of aggravated assault after reportedly driving his Toyota Tundra pickup truck into the front of three different Destrehan businesses Wednesday morning. Read More...
October 04 at 3:38 pm
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Record-setting 162 teams will Battle for the Paddle on Thursday (Oct. 5)

The 162 teams signed up for this year’s Battle for the Paddle, and an anticipated 8,000 people attending the event, will break in a new location on Thursday.Read More...
October 04 at 2:43 pm
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Man in custody after driving into trio of Destrehan businesses

A man who reportedly drove his Toyota Tundra pickup truck into the front of three different Destrehan businesses was arrested Wednesday. Read More...
October 04 at 12:52 pm
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Marilyn Richoux leaves her own mark on St. Charles history

Remembered for her devotion to preserving St. Charles Parish history, Marilyn Richoux, 79, died last week from Lou Gehrig's disease.Read More...
October 04 at 11:51 am
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St. Rose resident beats cancer diagnosis - twice

Soon after having a double mastectomy last year, Iris Dent got the further devastating diagnosis that the cancer had reached her lymph nodes.Read More...
October 04 at 11:48 am
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United Way grows to 30 partners

With record-setting campaigns, Battle for the Paddle growth and organizational expansion in services, United Way of St. Charles marked an impressive year in 2016.Read More...
October 04 at 11:44 am
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Special Olympics, United Way help Destrehan native beat the odds after cancer

After undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her brain in 1999 and then chemotherapy for the next two years, Jordan Prince was told she may never hear, walk or speak again — continuing to participate in athletics seemed like a remote possibility, at best.Read More...
October 04 at 11:42 am
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Matthew 25:35, Second Harvest feed over 9K people in parish

Mary Anne Schindler took after her parents when it comes to her love of helping others. Read More...
October 04 at 11:39 am
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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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Trump appoints Luling native to key energy role
Trump appoints Luling native to key energy role
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Mark Menezes, a former Luling resident and graduate of Hahnville High School, will be confirmed in December as undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.