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Planned tenure changes would have little effect on St. Charles

Nearly 80 percent of teachers in St. Charles Parish are tenured, a status that gives job security to many. But tenure does not guarantee lifetime employment and planned reforms at the state level could change the game for some educators.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:14 am
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Former director pleads not guilty to child porn charges

A former Valero official who was arrested after police say they found child pornography on his laptop computer has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of pornography involving juveniles and three counts of obstruction of justice.

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February 03, 2012 at 9:09 am
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HHS, DHS hit road for state playoffs

The Hahnville and Destrehan boys’ soccer teams will both hit the road for the first round of the state playoffs.
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February 02, 2012 at 9:19 am
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Free, rapid HIV screening offered at health center

The St. Charles Community Health Center is now offering a free HIV test that will give results in as little as 20 minutes without having to draw blood.

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January 27, 2012 at 10:24 am
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Cleanup of Bayou Trepagnier complete, DEQ says

Motiva Enterprises has completed cleanup of a 4,500-foot segment of Bayou Trepagnier in Norco, according to a press release issued by the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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January 27, 2012 at 9:51 am
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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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Track star's family warns of  depression, starts memorial fund
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Hazel Lewis laughed as she fondly remembered the bright smile of her son, Semaj.