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Burglary weapon could shed light on attempted murder case

Damian Blanks, 22, was arrested on Aug. 30 and charged with possession of a stolen firearm and felon carrying an illegal weapon. That weapon could prove useful to both police and the district attorney’s office.Read More...
September 14, 2012 at 9:22 am
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New era in advertising at Herald-Guide

Joe Lopez has joined the St. Charles Herald-Guide as advertising director, taking over a position long held by Brent Madere.

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September 14, 2012 at 9:20 am
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Des Allemands home burns down during Isaac aftermath

After a long day of helping neighbors lay sandbags to prevent their Des Allemands community from flooding last Saturday, Robert Cornwell returned to his mother’s house on Folse Street and started dinner.

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September 14, 2012 at 9:16 am
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Former DHS star fractures spine, recovering from surgery

Tulane University safety Devon Walker is recovering after undergoing an operation to repair a fractured spine he received in a helmet-to-helmet collision last Saturday in a game against Tulsa.

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September 14, 2012 at 9:10 am
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Destrehan cruises past St. James, Hahnville crushed by Karr

The Destrehan Wildcats opened the season in impressive fashion, blowing out St. James 47-8 on Friday night.

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September 07, 2012 at 10:46 pm
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Entergy: It will take three more days to get power to Bayou Gauche Island

Entergy officials report that after 11 days around 86 homes in St. Charles Parish are still without power due to Hurricane Isaac.

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September 07, 2012 at 11:49 am
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More funds headed to West Bank levee

St. Charles Parish has received $829,000 from the state for the construction of the Willowridge phase of the West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, which is set to go to bid in early 2013.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Police triple presence during Hurricane Isaac

While there were still a few burglaries, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was able to keep crime under control throughout Hurricane Isaac by tripling the presence of officers.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:34 am
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St. Charles lends helping hand to LaPlace flood victims

Residents interested in lending a helping hand to flood victims in LaPlace can drop off items at any First National Bank USA.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:33 am
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St. John flood victims look to St. Charles for rental homes

After 7,000 homes were flooded in St. John Parish due to storm surge waters from Hurricane Isaac, realtors in St. Charles Parish have been fielding calls from displaced homeowners seeking rentals.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:27 am
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Police search for elderly man missing since storm

Authorities are still searching for a 93-year-old Boutte man who went missing the day that Hurricane Isaac roared through the parish.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:27 am
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Emergency rations of water, ice were not needed, officials say

In the run up to Hurricane Isaac, St. Charles Parish was the first parish in the state to call for a mandatory evacuation and issue a state of emergency.Read More...
September 07, 2012 at 9:26 am
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Entergy CEO admits mistakes were made

Some St. Charles Parish residents went more than a week without power, but Entergy Louisiana CEO Bill Mohl said repairmen did everything they could to restore power to the parish as quickly as possible.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:21 am
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West Bank dodges bullet from Isaac

Many people who live on the West Bank were told if a slow moving hurricane or tropical storm hovered over the area for an extended period of time their homes would likely be flooded.

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September 07, 2012 at 9:18 am
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Council upholds St. Pierre veto

Parish employees can continue to reveal the source of building code complaints after the St. Charles Parish Council upheld a veto by Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:13 am
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Chaisson elected to 10-year court of appeal term

Judge Robert Chaisson, of Destrehan, was re-elected to a full 10-year term on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal last week after no one qualified to run against him.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:13 am
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Killona woman's new hobby becomes sleeping mats for homeless
Killona woman's new hobby becomes sleeping mats for homeless
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Claudia Washington of Killona was looking for a new hobby to enjoy. She's found it, and through that, also a way to lend a helping hand to those in need.