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Fire insurance rates to drop for Paradis residents

Homeowners in the Paradis area can expect significant rate reductions in their fire insurance premiums, effective May 7, according to Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
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Council throws support behind $220 million pipeline

The St. Charles Parish Council showed support for a $220 million pipeline that will deliver gas and diesel from Valero St. Charles Refinery in Norco to a Kinder Morgan terminal in Collins, Miss.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:51 pm
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Reward offered in burglary of WWII veteran’s home

Family members of a WWII veteran and his wife who were the victims of a burglary on Monday afternoon are offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the break in.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm
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Reform bills could change state’s education landscape

Two bills that will change Louisiana’s education landscape passed the House and Senate last week and are awaiting Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:49 pm
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Des Allemands men charged with rape of teen

Two Des Allemands men have been arrested in connection with the rape of a 15-year-old girl, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:46 pm
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Steals, deals up for grabs at sheriff's auction

Anyone searching for a used car, computers or stereo equipment will get the chance to buy both for cheap when the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office holds their annual auction on April 21.

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April 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm
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American, German WWII pilots invade library

WWII pilots from both America and Germany will invade the East Regional Library in Destrehan on April 21 to give residents a first-hand look at the air war over Europe.

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April 12, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Orphans benefit from DHS senior teaming up with 610 Stompers

A few members of the all-male dance troupe boasting the slogan "ordinary men, extraordinary moves" gathered at Cypress Lakes Country Club last Saturday to help in a fundraiser for Destrehan senior Kelly Staub’s senior project.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:57 am
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Plantation gives up fight for historic property

The fate of the 18th century era plantation cottage that was to be moved from Nine Mile Point in Jefferson Parish to Destrehan Plantation has changed after the Jefferson Parish Council last week made a $20,000 pledge to keep the building in the parish.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:56 am
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Des Allemands teen downloaded child porn, authorities say

An 18-year-old Des Allemands man was arrested after authorities say he downlaoded images of child pornography on his computer.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:55 am
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Churches offer more chances to strengthen bond with Christ

With Easter fast approaching, churches across St. Charles Parish will give their followers more opportunities to strengthen their relationships with Jesus this weekend.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Herald-Guide hires new Lifestyles editor

Kyle Barnett has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as staff reporter and Lifestyles editor.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:52 am
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Robo-shooter takes young HHS robotics team to quarterfinals

The Hahnville High School Robotics team competed against nearly 50 teams from around the region to see who could pick up and throw a basketball the best – remotely.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:51 am
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Voters will decide fate of $60 million for schools, hospital

St. Charles Parish residents will get the first chance to decide whether the school system and the hospital will be able to borrow a combined $60 million when early voting begins Saturday.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:47 am
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Boutte man charged with aggravated rape of family member

A 19-year-old Boutte man has been arrested and booked with three counts of aggravated rape in an incident involving a juvenile family member, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:46 am
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Destrehan man dies after wrestling with younger cousin

A 24-year-old Destrehan man died after being put in a choke hold by his younger cousin on Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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April 05, 2012 at 8:46 am
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