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School Board chooses new boundaries

The St. Charles School Board voted last week on new district boundaries that could go into effect later this year.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:51 am
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Board travels across state to find new HHS track

St. Charles Parish School Board members have been searching near and far for the best type of track to put down at Hahnville High School.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:49 am
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Allergies don't take winter vacation

With the birds and the bees come allergies each spring for most of the country, but allergy medication is not just for springtime in Louisiana.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:46 am
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Board member travel expenses not excessive, according to 2011 report

After a proposal to create a travel policy for the School Board failed last week, members defended their travel in 2011 saying that the knowledge and experience they gained attending conferences all over the country was invaluable.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:45 am
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Man sought after Comfort Inn robbery

Police are searching for a man who made off with cash after robbing a 24-year-old woman who was working at the St. Rose Comfort Inn on Sunday morning.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Undercover drug sting nets 38

Thirty-eight people have been arrested as part of a nearly year-long undercover drug operation undertaken by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:42 am
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No injuries reported in train/truck collision

A truck was clipped by a train on Barton Avenue off of Highway 90 Tuesday evening, snarling traffic for many who use Barton as a connection between Highway 90 and River Road.Read More...
January 27, 2012 at 9:41 am
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Woman charged with stealing credit cards from businesses

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Kenner woman they believe stole credit cards from businesses in St. Charles and Jefferson parishes and then used the cards to make purchases.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:39 am
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School Board members butt heads over travel expenses

During a Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday, St. Charles School Board members butted heads regarding the district’s travel policy - or lack thereof.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:22 pm
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Fire at Waterford not responsible for power loss

An oil fire on the grounds of the Waterford 1 and 2 power plants was extinguished on Sunday, according to the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm
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Sheriff’s vessel will aid in body recovery

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office unveiled the latest tool in the department’s arsenal in maritime security and safety – a 27-foot boat that can be used for search and rescue in the mighty Mississippi.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm
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Parish street signs continue to disappear

Vandals continue to target street signs in St. Charles Parish, with five more signs reported stolen in Hahnville and Destrehan.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm
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Test for first responders is the bomb

Emergency officials and responders from St. Charles, St. John and St. James parishes came together on Thursday, Jan. 12 to test their skills in disarming bombs.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm
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State will not prosecute man in alleged rape

The state will not pursue charges against a Hahnville man who was accused of raping a woman after offering her a ride home more than two years ago, according to court documents.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm
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Portion of Willowdale Boulevard to close for six-week culvert project

Starting Jan. 30, Willowdale Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Michael Drive and Cottage Drive for six weeks while improvements are made to a culvert, according to St. Charles Parish officials.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:15 pm
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Baby Tripp leaves legacy

A small child that brought people all over the world together in prayer has passed away.

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January 19, 2012 at 3:14 pm
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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto
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The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.