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Family stunned by son’s brain tumor, friends chip in to help

Co-workers and friends know Stacy and Jay Sessions of Destrehan as being “the nicest people you would ever want to know,” but tragedy struck them last month when their 8-year-old son Brady was diagnosed with a temporal lobe brain tumor.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:10 pm
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Arrest made in birthday party shooting

A Killona man who had been sought in connection with a shooting at a child’s birthday party last year has been arrested, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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Cruising for a good cause

For kids like Adam Linebarger, life can be difficult. Adam, 7, has Spina Bifida, a birth defect that has no cure and a wide range of conditions associated with it including mobility impairments, bowel and bladder complications, tendonitis and learning disabilities.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Parish has 68 sex offenders

There are 68 convicted sex offenders currently living in St. Charles Parish, and the fact that national statistics point to 50 percent of them re-offending makes that number even scarier.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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LES teacher says test scores, race reason students avoiding school

According to a Luling Elementary School teacher, students are avoiding the school not only because of its low scores on state testing, but also because of race.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:05 pm
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Tigers take down St. Amant 38-13

The Hahnville Tigers stayed in the hunt for the district championship Friday night with a runaway 38-13 win over the St. Amant Gators.Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 11:25 pm
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Luling Elementary: 123 students should attend but go elsewhere

Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:30 am
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New Des Allemands plane crash tale comes from Mississippi

A Mississippi man believes that he knows the full tale behind a wrecked Air Force jet that crashed in Des Allemands, and says that the pilots didn’t land in Killona but instead parachuted into Mud Lake.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:20 am
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Hwy. 90 / River Road highway in our future?

The chances of the state building a new highway to connect Highway 90 to River Road in Luling appear good after Councilman Shelley Tastet and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre met with the Regional Planning Commission about the project.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Man booked with violent Boutte rape

A 27-year-old Luling man was arrested and charged with violently raping a 43-year-old Killona woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Police crack down on dump trucks

The construction of hurricane protection levees inside and outside of the parish has led to a dramatic increase of dump trucks traveling through the area. But while the trucks are a sign of progress, many of their drivers have violated the law, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Robbers steal money bags from woman at knifepoint in front of bank

A 50-year-old Destrehan woman was robbed at knifepoint while attempting to make a night deposit at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Man who fought off attackers arrested on sex charge

A Boutte man who fought off four home invaders last week has been arrested for having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Hahnville falls in heartbreaker, ESJ blows out Destrehan

Although the Hahnville Tigers were the first on the board, the Dutchtown Griffins had the upper hand when the dust settled Friday night in Dutchtown.

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October 22, 2010 at 11:31 pm
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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.