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Parish says all land acquired for Willowridge levee

The St. Charles Parish administration has acquired all land necessary to build the Willowridge portion of the project.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:57 am
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Luling burglar sentenced to 35 years in jail

A Westwego man who police say was responsible for several burglaries in St. Charles Parish received 35 years in jail after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:54 am
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Attempted murder charges refused against 3 men

The St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office has refused charges against three men who were arrested and charged with attempted murder.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Craigslist housing scam seems to have gone away - for now

A nearly year-long Craigslist scam involving housing in St. Charles Parish seems to finally be under control.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:52 am
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Membership soars at Destrehan country club

New owners and more than $1 million in renovations have turned a once-bankrupt country club into a thriving one called Cypress Lakes.

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August 03, 2012 at 8:46 am
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Luling burglar sentenced to 35 years

A Westwego man who police say was responsible for several burglaries in St. Charles Parish received 35 years in jail after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary.

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August 01, 2012 at 10:48 am
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Facebook prize goes to Des Allemands woman

Cindy Autin, of Des Allemands, was randomly selected from the Herald-Guide’s list of Facebook friends for the month of July and won a Louisiana Sportsman’s decal.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:48 am
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Tax-free free shopping on Aug. 3-4

On Aug. 3-4, St. Charles will be the only parish in the state that will suspend all sales taxes on most retail purchases.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:46 am
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School principals will take lead in bullying investigations

This year the Louisiana legislature passed a bill dealing directly with how school systems should handle bullying.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:46 am
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Coyotes continue to make meals of parish pets

Several pets have been reported missing in neighborhoods around the parish and Animal Control Director Angie Robert said coyotes are the likely culprit.
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July 27, 2012 at 8:44 am
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New manager turns focus to improving Fashion’s golf course

When Stacy Francis was a young kid growing up on Hahnville’s Courthouse Lane he was not allowed to play at nearby Fashion Golf & Country Club because of the color of his skin. Instead, he shagged balls for golfers to earn extra pocket change.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:42 am
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Restore Act will provide some funding for West Bank levee

St. Charles Parish stands to receive some funding for the West Bank hurricane protection levee following the signing of the Restore Act earlier this month.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:41 am
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Former Valero director guilty of child porn possession

A former Valero official will serve two years in prison after pleading guilty to nine counts of pornography involving juveniles and one count of obstruction of justice.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:40 am
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Convicted killer may have sentence reviewed

Carolyn Springman still keeps a box of her murdered son, Jon Springman’s, belongings in the hallway of his childhood home in Metairie. Baseball trophies stick out amongst old report cards, art projects and other assorted papers.

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July 27, 2012 at 8:36 am
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Sheriff says alarm company harrassing residents

Residents across the parish have received constant phone calls informing them that both the FBI and local police have reported an increase of burglaries in the area. But St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne says the calls are nothing more than a high-pressure sales pitch for a "free alarm system."

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July 20, 2012 at 8:54 am
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Drastic improvements to East Bank levee make for safer hurricane season

While hurricane season is always a cause for concern for Louisiana residents, those living on the East Bank of St. Charles Parish have been able to breathe a sigh of relief now that they are under protection from a 100-year storm event.

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July 20, 2012 at 8:47 am
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Boutte man accused of impersonating NOPD using homemade outfit
Boutte man accused of impersonating NOPD using homemade outfit
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A Boutte man accused of impersonating a police officer as he went door to door asking for money was arrested last week and charged with false impersonation of a peace officer.