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Sheriff's Office seeking St. Rose burglar

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Kevin Richardson who is wanted for simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
November 14 at 4:30 pm
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Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark

The sight of new life in the old St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling getting new life is a welcome one for Cookie Gomez.Read More...
November 10 at 10:18 am
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Norco woman says her rare blood disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter

Despite being diagnosed with two life-threatening conditions, Ashley Haydel is a volunteer with the Norco Volunteer Fire Department.Read More...
November 10 at 10:13 am
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Former HHS teacher pleads guilty

Former Hahnville High School teacher and athletic trainer Jeremy Eusea pleaded guilty to a charge of obscenity and can avoid prison time by fulfilling requirements of his two-year probation.Read More...
November 09 at 5:55 pm
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Honoring St. Charles veterans

Before joining the military, Eddie Dewhirst hardly knew what Veterans Day was until he served in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Global War on Terrorism.Read More...
November 08 at 10:54 am
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River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides

The River Parishes Fall Festival has been a hit since the late 1970s, when the event first began at Norco's Sacred Heart of Jesus School as a penny party. Read More...
November 08 at 10:45 am
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Destrehan Plantation fest making comeback this weekend

With an additional 8 acres of parking available for this weekend's anticipated 15,000 visitors, the Destrehan Plantation's Fall Festival is back with some new additions.Read More...
November 08 at 10:42 am
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Parish president proposes $101M budget for 2018

Saying the administration has been kept on a path of "sustainability," Parish President Larry Cochran has proposed a $101 million budget for 2018.Read More...
November 08 at 7:00 am
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Parish tourism is on the rise

More than 50,000 people are anticipated to visit Destrehan Plantation this year, making it one of St. Charles Parish’s tourism hot spots.Read More...
November 08 at 5:22 am
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Stormy year brings more mosquitoes in St. Charles

This year's moderate temperatures combined with heavy rainfall and storm surges from hurricanes Harvey and Nate contributed to an increase in mosquitoes, as well as helping them stay around longer.Read More...
November 08 at 4:00 am
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Luling teacher won't quit cancer fight

Kellie Growl's fight with cancer started with a routine eye exam that led to a diagnosis only two specialists in the nation knew how to handle and a journey of incredible strength that she is still on today.Read More...
November 08 at 3:00 am
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools

While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change. Read More...
November 08 at 2:25 am
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Citizens panel invites land prospects for boat launch sites

As its first order of business, the newly named West Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee issued a request for available property for potential launch sites in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 07 at 4:15 am
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Parish approves upgrades for Norco, Montz wastewater stations

The St. Charles Parish Council hired the engineering firm Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates on Monday to design Montz and Norco wastewater lift station upgrades.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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Des Allemands preservationist leaves lasting legacy

Craig Matherne remembered his father’s early days born on a houseboat in Bayou Des Allemands in 1930, which fueled his intense devotion to preserving a dearly loved lifestyle for generations to come.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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American icon disappears without notice

William Everett was ready to do what he had done for 32 years as he drove up to drop mail in the blue collection box on Lakewood Drive in Luling, but it was gone.Read More...
November 03 at 6:41 pm
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Norco woman recalls experience as DHS' first homecoming queen
Norco woman recalls experience as DHS' first homecoming queen
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Although it was 74 years ago, Sadie Digirolamo Trosclair still recalls her surprise when she learned she'd been named Destrehan High School's first homecoming queen.