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Officials finally able to recover body of man killed in pipeline explosion

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 1:55 pm
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Luling man sought by police, allegedly fired handgun in Paul Fredrick St. altercation

A Luling man accused of firing a handgun from his vehicle during an altercation at a local business is being sought by police.Read More...
February 17 at 11:25 am
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Harry Hurst student wins parish’s chemist challenge

Mitchell Otillio knows his stuff when it comes to science. Read More...
February 17 at 9:14 am
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Trapper John the Hog Man claimed he ate a coyote, but it was a jab at critics

“They’re delicious,” an angry Trapper John the Hog Man said of claiming he recently ate a coyote.Read More...
February 17 at 9:11 am
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Sheriff discusses security with President, appears on Fox News

Last week was an eventful one for St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne — to say the least. Read More...
February 17 at 9:08 am
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Paradis pipeline explosion claims Thibodaux man’s life, body recovered

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 9:04 am
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Ochsner names new St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO

St. Charles Parish Hospital introduced Austin Reeder as chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb. 8, marking the third hospital administrator named since the retirement of longtime CEO Federico Martinez in September 2015. Read More...
February 17 at 9:01 am
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Norco woman giving back after surviving serious car accident

As soon as Amanda Thomas could walk again from a serious car accident, she went to the Matthew 24:35 Food Pantry to help feed her family.Read More...
February 17 at 8:57 am
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St. Charles Parish growth coming with nearly $2B in investments

With ground broken and ribbons cut for nearly $2 billion in industrial investments in St. Charles Parish in one week, parish Economic Director Corey Faucheux explained it best when he said, "To say it was a good week for us is an understatement."Read More...
February 17 at 8:28 am
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Gulfport man found guilty of shooting St. Charles deputy

After 2-1/2 hours of deliberation, a jury found John Paul Devillier guilty Tuesday (Feb. 14) of the 2015 attempted first-degree murder of a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy.
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February 14 at 5:32 pm
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Missing Phillips 66 employee believed to be dead, search still ongoing

Officials believe that the worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis Thursday is deceased, based on information gathered thus far in their investigation.Read More...
February 11 at 3:15 pm
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Police investigating how meth got in second-grader’s bag

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation is continuing into how a white powder later identified as methamphetamine got into a second-grader’s school bag.Read More...
February 10 at 1:19 pm
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Monsanto breaks ground on $1B plant upgrade in Luling

Just before shovels sunk into the ground Friday for Monsanto's near $1 billion plant upgrade in Luling, Plant Manager Enrique Wehlen welcomed everyone to celebrate the chemical giant's largest single investment in its history.Read More...
February 10 at 1:10 pm
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Hahnville teen scores championship as rising star in drone racing

Cain Madere had just one thought as he embarked on the final lap of an intense race.Read More...
February 10 at 1:06 pm
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Luling woman diagnosed with terminal cancer says she'll fight

In the face of devastating news, Luling's Julia Dubret, 50, plans to fight. Read More...
February 10 at 1:00 pm
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Train blocking raises anger in Ormond

Continually getting stuck at a train crossing on Ormond Boulevard for 35 minutes or more has left Kaitlin Gagliano crying, stressed and demanding answers on why this is a constant problem.Read More...
February 10 at 12:59 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Mike
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Mike
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This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Mike.