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Hammerhead shark crashes Luling  family’s vacation Hammerhead shark crashes Luling family’s vacation
July 24 at 11:22 am
While Mick Fanning dominated the headlines over the past week, Luling’s Bethany Ayuso has a shark tale of her own.

‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds  special showing Friday ‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds special showing Friday
July 24 at 11:03 am
On Friday, Destrehan Plantation will host a special evening tour titled, “Unheard Voices of the German Coast,” focusing on the lives of the enslaved, free Afro-Creoles, German farmers, and Acadians that lived alongside plantation owners years ago.

Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown
July 24 at 10:57 am
Clint Chiasson has an insatiable drive to be the best. Sometimes, it’s all that keeps him going.

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
July 24 at 10:54 am
Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.

SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
July 24 at 10:51 am
Although St. Charles Parish officials don’t have a figure yet, they’re saying the parish will get a portion of the proposed BP Oil Spill $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government.

5 same-sex  marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling 5 same-sex marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling
July 24 at 10:47 am
When a couple inquired about getting a same-sex marriage license on Friday, June 26, at the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office, it was history in the making.

Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House
July 24 at 10:43 am
Dennis Mitchell of Luling had been buying tickets for the St. Jude Dream House giveaways for years because he wanted to give to a good cause, but this year he turned to his wife and announced, “Why not me this year?!”

Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
July 24 at 10:40 am
A Luling family is picking up the pieces after a massive fire potentially caused by a lightning strike engulfed and destroyed their home Sunday night.

New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder
July 24 at 10:36 am
For nearly two years, Lamar and Ruthell Ellis have mourned the loss of their son, Ramal, who was murdered in late 2013 less than a quarter mile away from his home, at the young age of 23.

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’ Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
July 24 at 10:20 am
With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.

Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
July 21 at 11:47 am
A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.

Unlicensed Norco day care shut down in statewide crackdown
July 17 at 1:41 pm
A Norco unlicensed day care was shut down July 8 as part of a joint effort by the Louisiana Department of Education and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, according to a news release by the Department of Education.

SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates
July 17 at 9:52 am
The St. Charles Parish Council approved restructuring water and sewer fees for 2015-18.

The Mississippi River overwhelms Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road. The photo was taken using the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ Unmanned Ariel System or drone. Bonnet Carre’ Spillway overflows
July 17 at 9:51 am
With the Mississippi River flush with the high waters of the Red River and heavy northern rains, Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road was quickly flooded and closed.

Chef Carl Schaubhut in front of Cafe’ Adelaide in New Orleans where he is executive chef and introducing catfish dishes based on his Des Allemand family influence. Renowned chef brings Des Allemands culture to N.O.
July 17 at 9:49 am
Chef Carl Schaubhut’s fried catfish tantalizes the taste buds with hints of mustard powder, creole seasonings and a heritage that beckons from the “Catfish Capital of the Universe.”

Millions could be lost with tax credit cut in SCP Millions could be lost with tax credit cut in SCP
July 17 at 9:48 am
With St. Charles Parish being the second largest collector of inventory taxes in Louisiana, officials are bracing for the impact of a 25 percent cut in the state’s tax credit or reimbursement to the companies that pay them on the local level.

Two-month-old Averlee Hebert is an “extremely happy baby.” Baby Averlee doesn’t let deafness stop happiness
July 17 at 9:46 am
When Mitzi Hebert brought her newborn daughter, Averlee, to the doctor for what she thought was a routine follow-up examination, she wasn’t prepared for what she was about to learn.

Gary Hackabay producing a film production in Louisiana. St. Rose producer behind several major films
July 17 at 9:44 am
As with all great movies that begin with a man following his girlfriend to New York City so went the real-life story of Gary Huckabay.

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Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification
Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification
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Buddy Boe has been named a certified Louisiana economic developer by the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business/ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute – Executive Education, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA).