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Bayou Gauche couples say goodbye to money woes with these tips

Finding financial peace can be hard, especially on a tight budget in the current economy. But local families are seeing a light at the end of the debt tunnel for the new year thanks to financial planning classes and advice.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:50 am
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Norco woman killed in Hwy. 90 crash

A 52-year-old Norco woman was killed after her car drifted off of Highway 90 in Boutte and hit a tree, according to the Louisiana State Police.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:49 am
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Police: St. Rose man wrestles gun from armed invader, shoots 2

Two men were hospitalized last week when a group allegedly attempting to rob a St. Rose home was bested by the homeowner. Police say that four subjects entered a home on E. Club Drive looking for money at 11:25 p.m. The homeowner, Christopher Nunnery, 21, was able to wrestle the gun away from one of the subjects and fired shots at the intruders, according to the police report.
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January 06, 2012 at 10:49 am
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Report: Former clerk employee known as ticket fixer

A former employee of the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office who was arrested and booked with 23 counts of theft was known as someone who could "take care" of traffic tickets for others, according to court documents.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:48 am
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Your votes decide $500 photo contest winner

For months, hundreds of photos have gone head-to-head in online voting to determine the best picture of the year in the Herald-Guide’s photo contest.

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January 06, 2012 at 10:47 am
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Ruling reasserts school board’s role in hiring, firing teachers

The Jindal administration’s sweeping education overhaul took another blow last week when a section of a bill dealing with the hiring and firing of school employees was ruled unconstitutional.

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January 03, 2012 at 9:53 am
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Scam targets local real estate market

Some advertisements online for St. Charles homes for lease at an extremely good price may seem too good to be true – and they are. Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Sheriff warns against shooting fireworks

Even though New Year’s Eve is still a few days away and fireworks are illegal in St. Charles Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne said that his office has already begun to receive fireworks complaints.Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Schools say $40 million building program not due to student increase

Although there has been some fluctuation throughout the years, St. Charles Parish Public Schools have about the same number of students this year as they did 10 years ago. Read More...
December 29, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Soldier counts blessings after Christmas return

After a year in Afghanistan, Luling Sgt. Jarrod Friloux has made it home for the holidays to spend Christmas with his wife and son. Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:35 am
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St. Charles Parish Christmas church times

December 22, 2011 at 10:30 am
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Paradis crash leaves 1 dead

A 44-year-old Houma man was killed on Sunday after his vehicle ran into a ditch on Old Spanish Trail at Audubon Street in Paradis, according to Louisiana State Police.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:29 am
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Couple finds letters to Santa in Luling Christmas decoration

When Norman and Marcelette Jackson put up their Christmas decorations last year, they were surprised to find real letters to Santa in one of their lawn props.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:28 am
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Former DHS student brings Christmas experience to Africa

While most people were doing last-minute shopping and cleaning last week, Jonathan Snyder was in Africa spreading the message of Christmas to underprivileged children.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:27 am
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Police: Men lured prostitute to Ama home to rob her, pimp

A 21-year-old Metairie prostitute was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night while making a house call in Ama, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:26 am
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Former Valero official admitted porn problem, report says

A former Valero official who was arrested and charged with eight counts of child pornography told a detective that he had a problem with pornography and that he had downloaded and viewed several images and movies containing child porn, according to an affidavit filed with the case.Read More...
December 22, 2011 at 10:25 am
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Norco woman says her rare blood  disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter
Norco woman says her rare blood disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter
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Despite being diagnosed with two life-threatening conditions, Ashley Haydel is a volunteer with the Norco Volunteer Fire Department.