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Bayou Gauche mother's brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk

Mandy Macalusa Champagne's multiple surgeries to remove a brain tumor has left her fighting for every bit of her recovery, but not without help fďrom her family and friends who say they're going to bring "Supermom" back to Bayou Gauche.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:35 am
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Suspected drunk driver arrested in Mimosa Park crash

Following a high-speed police chase that ended with crashing in a ditch in Luling Tuesday (Dec. 6), John Edward Aucoin was charged with DWI (fourth or more offense), hit-and-run driving and fleeing police.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 8:31 am
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Driver rams several cars, crashes in ditch in Mimosa Park

A man driving a white car ran into several vehicles on Highway 90 this evening before crashing into a ditch on Monsanto Street while he was being pursued by deputies.Read More...
December 06, 2016 at 6:35 pm
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Norco man sought for vehicle burglaries

Richard Travis Barham of Norco is being sought in connection with alleged vehicle burglaries at Shell-Motiva, also in Norco. Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 1:37 pm
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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father

Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 7:08 pm
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Gifts sought for toy drive that brings Christmas joy to hundreds

Gift donations are still being accepted through a toy drive for an event that is sure to put plenty of smiles on the faces of local children.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:19 am
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Devillier trial delayed - again

The trial of John Paul Devillier, who has been charged with shooting St. Charles Parish Cpl. Burt Hazeltine in April of last year, has been delayed to Feb. 7.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:18 am
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Norco educator named Principal of the Year

Becky Weber is 32 years into being an educator in St. Charles Parish and is still excited about coming to work.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:15 am
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Arc of St. Charles thrift store moving to Lakewood Drive

The Arc of St. Charles Cajun Village Thrift Store on U.S. Highway 90 is relocating to Luling and expected to reopen by early February.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:13 am
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A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade

As the Bayou Gauche community mourns the death of resident Bart Dufrene Jr., who was killed Monday in an a boat crash on Bayou Des Allemands, its annual Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade has been rescheduled to Dec. 10.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:12 am
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Community rallies around J.B. Martin student hit by car

Chase Brooksí life took a hard turn on Oct. 12, but it also ironically became the time when he and his family learned how generous and helpful the people are in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:10 am
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Council selects new garbage company

Following several discussions aimed at fine tuning St. Charles Parish's anticipated five-year garbage collection contract, the council chose Houma-based Pelican Waste and Debris as the new service provider Monday.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 10:08 am
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U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice over whether an alleged conflict of interest got former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.ís a lenient plea agreement in his sex-for-leniency case.Read More...
December 01, 2016 at 2:17 pm
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Man accused of dismembering parents was former HHS student

A Baton Rouge man accused of the murder and mutilation of his parents at their Tennessee home grew up in St. Charles Parish and was a former Hahnville High School student. Read More...
November 30, 2016 at 8:33 pm
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Luling man gets 20K emails asking he vote for Hillary Clinton

While this has been Garrett Montiís second year to serve as an elector for the United States Electoral College by Louisianaís Republican Party, his experience has been anything but similar.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 10:44 am
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Luling mom keeps up Teddy Cares in sonís memory

Since the passing of her son Kyle in 2006 after his battle with leukemia, Lulingís Vicki Bergeron has not let his name be forgotten ó and sheís helped bring happiness to plenty of children in need along the way.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 10:00 am
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Public Defenderís Office may cut people, lawyer pay
Public Defenderís Office may cut people, lawyer pay
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Dealing with a budget crunch, the St. Charles Parish Public Defenderís Office has put its 11 attorneys on notice of possible layoffs and salary cuts.