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Destrehan teen tycoons place second in national contest

Destrehan students Austin Bergeron, Matt Duhe, Joe Solito and Joshua Stoker founded StudioVictus last November. Although the company is only a few months old, they have completed a variety of professional projects with nearly a dozen more on the way to completion.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:15 pm
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Council shoots down law legalizing fireworks, 5-4

A proposal that would have allowed residents to pop fireworks four days a year was shot down in a 5-4 vote by the St. Charles Parish Council on Monday.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:12 pm
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Morel elected judge by slim margin

Luling attorney Michele Morel is the next 19th Judicial District Court judge. She beat opponent Timothy Marcel by 168 votes during Saturday’s election.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:11 pm
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Police: Man stabbed during tax discussion

A man was stabbed in the face twice after getting into an argument with his ex-girlfriend over taxes, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:10 pm
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SCP industry growth creates hundreds of permanent jobs

With billions of dollars worth of projects on the horizon, St. Charles Parish companies will be hiring hundreds of new employees in the coming years.

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March 29, 2012 at 3:09 pm
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Bridge Run hopes to draw bigger crowd with 10K

In an attempt to draw more hardcore runners, the United Way of St. Charles has added a 10K to the annual Bridge Run. But those who want a more leisurely stroll over the Mississippi River need not worry – the 5K race will still take place on Saturday.

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March 29, 2012 at 2:54 pm
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Man accused of kicking down door, assaulting ex-girlfriend

A 24-year-old Metairie man was arrested after authorities say he forced his way into the Norco home of an ex-girlfriend and attacked two people inside the residence.

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March 29, 2012 at 2:52 pm
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2 workers injured in Air Products fire

Two workers were injured in a fire that occurred at Air Products’ Luling plant on Monday.

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March 29, 2012 at 2:51 pm
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2 injuries reported in fire at Air Products

Air Products in Luling reported a release of hydrogen gas onsite which sparked a small fire at around 12 p.m.Read More...
March 26, 2012 at 1:02 pm
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Volunteers sought for 2-hour disaster drill

One of the biggest challenges in disaster recovery is ensuring residents have the supplies they need to get back on their feet. To that end, beginning at 8:30 a.m. April 13, parish responders and volunteers will test Point of Distribution procedures through a site setup and drill at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:49 am
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Hospital eyes Destrehan for after-hours center

LULING – St. Charles Parish Hospital is in discussions with "The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community" to locate a new primary and advanced after-hours care center on property adjacent to Destrehan Plantation.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:47 am
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Luling woman involved in fatal motorcycle crash

A Luling woman was involved in a crash that led to the death of a Harvey man Sunday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Proposed bill would judge teachers on state testing scores

Fifty percent of a teacher’s evaluation will come from student standardized test results if a Louisiana House of Representatives bill passes during this legislative session.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Success of recycling bins brings back curbside discussion

Due to the success of the recycling bin program in St. Charles, two council members say it’s time to re-open discussions on curbside recycling.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:43 am
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84-year-old’s gospel song goes viral on YouTube

Rowena Smith has always been able to draw a crowd with her powerful voice, but she never dreamed her singing would be heard by more than a million people all over the world.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:42 am
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Most School Board members against term limits

St. Charles voters may have the opportunity to impose term limits on public school board members later this year if a proposed bill passes through congress.

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March 26, 2012 at 8:40 am
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