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Parish picks up summer lunch tab for children, teens

Once again, St. Charles Parish is shelling out the dough to make sure children and teens under the age of 18 receive a free, piping-hot meal for lunch during the summer.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:51 pm
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Police still searching for alleged credit card thief

Authorities are still searching for a woman they believe used a duplicated credit card at two Wal-Marts to charge more than $1,000 of merchandise.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:50 pm
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Plantation will show off new attractions during Family Day

For the first time ever, Destrehan Plantation will host Family Day, billed as a way for residents to take a look at all the plantation has to offer for a low price while participating in free horse rides, games and giveaways.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:49 pm
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Grandma tried to cover up dog attack, police say

A grandmother has been booked with second degree cruelty to a juvenile after authorities say she failed to seek treatment for her handicapped granddaughter, who had been attacked by a dog.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:46 pm
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4 children left alone overnight placed with child services

A St. Rose woman was arrested last week after she allegedly left her four young children at home alone overnight.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:44 pm
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Realtors lobby against new home taxes

Lawmakers and realtors across the state are taking preemptive action to stop the implementation of new taxation on real estate sales.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:43 pm
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Workout warrior battles back from deadly bacteria

Four months ago, Bentley Louviere was as healthy as a man could be. He exercised regularly, ate right and took great care of his body.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:32 pm
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Landrieu alarmed by levee gaps

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu visited St. Charles Parish last week to tour the West Bank hurricane protection levee system and said that the gaps in levee protection that leave 30,000 people at risk were alarming.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:30 pm
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Police: St. Rose victim hit with brick, robbed while walking home

A 34-year-old St. Rose man is in jail after police say he allegedly hit another man in the back of the head with a brick, beat the man in the face and then fled the scene with the victim's money and keys.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Alleged Luling voyeur booked on child pornography charges

A Luling man arrested earlier this month after authorities say he took lewd photographs of children has been booked with additional charges of child pornography.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Student participation rises due to new attendance policy

Since new attendance requirements were implemented in Louisiana last August, attendance in St. Charles Parish public schools has consistently risen each quarter.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Parish pays it forward to Smithville tornado victims

After tornadoes ripped through the south in April, leaving total destruction in parts of Mississippi and Alabama, several St. Charles Parish businesses and residents stepped up to help.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Luling father recovering after receiving double lung transplant

Lulingís Michael Diaz Jr. has dedicated his life to helping others, serving as a United States Marine, protecting the country in the Army National Guard and keeping local streets safe as both a state trooper and police officer.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Real estate market sees increase in buyers

With the future of the local real estate market still uncertain, local realtors say that buyers and sellers should move sooner rather than later.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Brave teen remembered for breaking color barrier

Former Hahnville High School student-athlete Don Raymond accomplished many firsts in his short life. Not only was the trailblazer the first black athlete to play a sport at Hahnville, he was also the first black four-sport letterman in the stateís history and was the first black player named to Louisianaís All-State football team.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Luling levee permit approved

The Army Corps of Engineers finally signed a permit on Friday to construct the Willowridge Phase, or Phase II, of the West Bank hurricane protection levee after years of prep work and consideration by various state and federal agencies.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Public Defenderís Office may cut people, lawyer pay
Public Defenderís Office may cut people, lawyer pay
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Dealing with a budget crunch, the St. Charles Parish Public Defenderís Office has put its 11 attorneys on notice of possible layoffs and salary cuts.