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Work beginning on third phase of Norco facelift

Norco’s downtown revitalization isn’t a historic movement, but it’s certainly a move toward reviving the appearance of a town that owes its founding to the New Orleans Refining Co.’s 1916 purchase of a sugar cane field for its oil terminal.Read More...
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Montz residents dispute offer

Gulf South Pipeline’s promise to donate $2 million to improve Montz drainage in return for putting Entergy’s gas compressor station in the area got an angry response from residents.Read More...
34 minutes ago
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Perfect score: HHS student makes 36 on ACT

To achieve perfection in anything is a rare feat. And sometimes, doing so can carry a person far. Read More...
1 hour ago
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Luling man caught in manhunt pleads guilty to battery

Jerry Celestine, the subject of a March 14 police manhunt charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her at gunpoint in Paradis, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and will serve 1-1/2 years in prison. Read More...
2 hours ago
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Entergy helps seniors ‘Beat the Heat’

Over the steady chatter of clients at the St. Charles Council on Aging’s “Beat the Heat” event, Entergy’s Kristin Batulis Masoner outlined tips that could help save energy.Read More...
September 13 at 3:17 pm
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K-9 Shadow did her duty

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, a courthouse therapy dog who passed away Saturday. Read More...
September 13 at 7:35 am
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Destrehan family pays it forward

When Brandi LeBlanc saw Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston, she readily recalled the generosity they got in an equally destructive storm called Katrina.Read More...
September 13 at 6:33 am
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Alligator season opens

Alligator hunting seems to gain in popularity each and every year, and those who hunt them both recreationally and commercially are hitting the water as the season is finally back in full swing. Read More...
September 13 at 5:37 am
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Des Allemands fights for a traffic light

L.J. Frickey recounted the near miss he experienced at the very spot an estimated 100 people told officials at Wednesday's town meeting to place a traffic signal.Read More...
September 13 at 5:30 am
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St. Charles school salaries rank among highest in Louisiana

Calling it a necessary competitive edge to retain best talent, St. Charles Parish Public Schools' teachers, principals and administrators are among the highest earners in Louisiana systems.Read More...
September 13 at 5:00 am
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Parish will seek to cancel boat launch deal

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran announced that the parish will introduce a new ordinance seeking council approval to cancel the Gator Cove Marina II lease. Read More...
September 08 at 5:55 pm
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St. Charles named 2nd best school system in state

St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked as the second best school district statewide by the national website Niche's 2018 Best School Districts in Louisiana ranking.Read More...
September 06 at 10:33 am
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Accused slasher of three St. Charles police car tires charged with criminal damage

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Aaron Rogers on Saturday for allegedly slashing tires on three police cars in Luling.Read More...
September 06 at 10:31 am
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Football star opens cafe'

Jerico Nelson has served up plenty of highlights during his time as a football star. These days, the Destrehan High School alumnus is serving things up in a more traditional sense. Read More...
September 06 at 10:25 am
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Destrehan man pleads guilty in bizarre shooting

The strange case of Destrehan man Chad Guillot, charged with chasing an apparent house guest of his friend out of her Montz residence and then shooting him in the chest, has concluded with Guillot pleading guilty to aggravated battery.Read More...
September 06 at 10:21 am
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St. Charles Council approves 'world-class' marina, boat launch

St. Charles Parish councilmembers approved an estimated $3 million "world-class" marina and boat launch for the West Bank despite being challenged about the terms of the land deal.Read More...
September 06 at 10:20 am
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People in South Louisiana are reaching out to their neighbors in Texas. Rains from Hurricane Harvey have flooded an estimated 30-40,000 homes and victims will need plenty of help to get back on their feet.