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Business News: Thorson specializes in pediatric dentistry

When Dr. Elizabeth Thorson planted roots in Destrehan for her practice, Thorson Dentistry for Kids, she established the first dental office specializing in pediatrics in St. Charles Parish, and it remains the only one in all of the River Parishes. Read More...
July 26 at 1:52 pm
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Business News: Hamada takes motherly approach with patients

Dr. Allison Hamada sees her patients through the lens of a mother. Read More...
July 26 at 1:48 pm
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Business News: Back to school brings savings at Crescent City

With children soon set to return to school, Dr. Cleopatra Thompson says there’s no better time for parents to cross their child’s next dental checkup off their to-do list.
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July 26 at 1:43 pm
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Shelters working together to find pets happy homes

Five lovable canines were on the move this week thanks to a partnership between the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, Louisiana SPCA and the Atlanta Humane Society, each of them very likely to soon find new homes. Read More...
July 26 at 1:13 pm
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Council clears the way for Esperanza park expansion

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously approved the preliminary plat for the second phase expansion of the Esperanza Business Park in Luling.Read More...
July 26 at 1:05 pm
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Public school test scores rank 5th in state

St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked fifth in Louisiana for the number of younger students scoring in English, math and science on the spring LEAP test results.Read More...
July 26 at 7:35 am
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Dancing Desty Darlings 4 generations strong

When Emma Rome was named to this year's Destrehan Desty Darlings, it was like dance team royalty donning the uniform as the fourth generation in her family.Read More...
July 26 at 6:56 am
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Beloved teacher 'Sheffie' has amazing story

As Sal Digirolamo recently went through his Norco Civic Association files, he found a long lost copy of a speech from Ethel Schoeffner's retirement ceremony.Read More...
July 26 at 6:11 am
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Council to consider rezoning requests for Entergy's Montz gas station

Although the St. Charles Parish Council has final say over the decision, the Planning Commission has recommended denying Gulf South Pipeline Co.'s rezoning request for its future gas compressor.Read More...
July 26 at 6:06 am
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Teen injured by explosion in spillway

A Norco father wants to know what happened to his son after an apparent explosive blew off parts of his son's fingers at the Bonnet Carre Spillway.Read More...
July 26 at 5:58 am
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Norco WWII vet says he was a lucky man

Under the relentless fighting will of the Japanese in World War II, James Smith said there were certainly times he didn't expect to come back home to Norco.Read More...
July 26 at 4:04 am
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Marrero man sought for murder, attempted murder

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Alan Michael Simmons wanted for second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder on June 23.
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July 24 at 6:29 pm
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Sportsman Show returns to Superdome

The Louisiana Sportsman Show, the oldest and largest outdoor show in the state, is returning to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans this weekend, July 21 - 23, following a 12-year hiatus after Hurricane Katrina.Read More...
July 20 at 12:44 pm
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Boutte man convicted of murder in 2014 shooting

A Boutte man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 Christmas shooting of David Scott, 23, of Houston.
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July 19 at 9:08 am
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Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain

Recalling how 2-year-old Kevin J. "Bubba" Cortez III loved being by the bayou and on the boat with his papa, his parents wept as they emphasized how much they didn't want others to lose a child the way they did.Read More...
July 19 at 7:00 am
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After 32 years, Vince's Auto Parts owner says he's retiring, store is closing

As Mervin Autin walked through the rooms that were Vince's Auto Parts for 32 years, he pointed to each area where once shelves stood and recounted precisely where each part was on them.Read More...
July 19 at 5:58 am
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Justice Center sees increasing case load as more people learn about services
Justice Center sees increasing case load as more people learn about services
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Only six months after the Access to Justice Center opened last year in St. Charles Parish, the numbers already showed there was a clear need for low to no-cost legal services.