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Police: Man asks friend for ride, then steals car

A 27-year-old Hahnville man who allegedly stole his friend’s car after the woman went inside a service station was arrested after a police chase, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:01 am
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HHS student beats industry pros at welding competition

Andrew Zera of Luling is sparking some attention in the construction community. He recently won the regional Associated Builders and Contractors welding competition and is now going on to the national contest - and he’s still in high school.
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March 25, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Globe-trotting DHS senior on mission to make world a better place

While most high school students in Louisiana were catching beads and watching parades two weeks ago, Jonathan Snyder was digging a well that would provide clean water to more than 5,000 people in Haiti.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:58 am
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Police find 6 meth labs in shuttered Luling business

Police raided a vacant Ellington Avenue business and found six methamphetamine labs inside, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Garden shears used in brutal attack

A Hahnville man was arrested after allegedly kicking in the front door to an acquaintance's home and striking him several times with garden shears last Friday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:55 am
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Destrehan woman relives Japan quake, tsunami horror

Angelle Hava, 31, was at work when she felt the first wave of tremors on the afternoon of March 11. After the power went out, Hava and her fellow English teachers at a school in Yokohama, Japan knew something was wrong.
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March 25, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Hale Boggs closed for weekend

The Hale Boggs Bridge will be closed this weekend as work continues on a $30.5 million cable replacement project.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:35 am
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Boutte music pioneer leaves legacy

Gospel lovers and musicians across Louisiana are mourning the loss of a legend this week. Sherman Washington Jr., Boutte resident and founder of the Gospel Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, passed away on Monday, March 14 after a three-year decline in health.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:35 am
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Man charged with raping young girl, battery of 21-year-old

A 66-year-old Boutte man has been arrested and charged with the aggravated rape and sexual battery of a juvenile as well as the sexual battery and intimidation of a 21-year-old woman, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:35 am
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Montz Park gets facelift as first round of improvements begin

Montz Park is set for its first phase of improvements, which will include constructing a multi-use field, redoing the basketball courts, building pavilions, installing fencing and adding parking.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:28 am
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St. Pierre recovering after heart surgery

St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr., 66, successfully underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning to replace an aortic valve.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Crawfish rebound after rough start

Crawfish season got off to a slow start, but is now starting to pick up according to local seafood dealers.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Woman charged with attacking co-worker at home

A 33-year-old St. Rose woman was arrested after authorities say she showed up to a co-workers home with a group of people and began attacking the woman both inside and outside of her residence.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Parish Web site gets high marks in transparency

A national non-profit organization that promotes open government has recognized St. Charles Parish’s website as one of 112 government sites nationwide to exceed rigorous transparency standards.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Former classmates rally around cancer victim defying the odds

After being diagnosed with stage-three pancreatic cancer almost two years ago, Darlene DeHarde is defying the odds and continuing to live, fight and beat the disease.
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March 18, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Specially-trained deputy targets drunk, drugged drivers

Years ago, Lt. George Breedy’s cousin was killed by a drunk driver. Now, Breedy is among the state leaders in DWI arrests and has helped the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office institute a policy that uses warrants to force suspected drunk or drugged drivers into giving blood or urine to determine intoxication.
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March 18, 2011 at 9:59 am
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Nunez plates winning run as Hahnville bests Destrehan
Nunez plates winning run as Hahnville bests Destrehan
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After 10 innings last week, Hahnville and Destrehan were tied 1-1 and forced to suspend play in a District 7-5A showdown.