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After nearly 40 years, courthouse workers step away

Brenda Folse and Rhonda Landry were hired at the same time to work in the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office a little more than 37 years ago. It seems only fitting they’d walk away at the same time as well. Read More...
January 06 at 10:31 am
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Christmas trees helping restore St. Charles coastal areas

A Christmas tree can also be the gift that keeps on giving when it’s recycled for coastal restoration in the Bayou Gauche area.Read More...
January 06 at 10:27 am
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Accused robber finds victim on Facebook

On New Year’s Eve, a Boutte man was arrested and charged with armed robbery after he allegedly made an online transaction and then met his intended victim to rob him at gunpoint.Read More...
January 06 at 10:22 am
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Boutte woman hit by car gets 'godsend' gift from Today's Car Care

Thanks to the work of a few Good Samaritans, Mericka Hill of Boutte and her children had a Merry Christmas. Read More...
January 06 at 10:20 am
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Luling teen's crosses aid Mozambique

About the same time Sarah Green's Mawmaw had taught her how to make crosses out of beads, she overheard her mother on the telephone discussing how her missionary cousins wanted to help support a hospital in Mozambique, Africa.Read More...
January 06 at 10:18 am
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16 junk-food addicted raccoons are relocated

When four months of surveillance confirmed a group of raccoons named the "Winn Dixie colony" were regular visitors binging on a lot of junk food in the Ormond area, St. Charles Parish Animal Control intervened.Read More...
January 06 at 10:11 am
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Police seeking men suspected of robbing, beating victims in Destrehan

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating three New Sarpy men believed to have been involved in a robbery in Destrehan. Read More...
January 06 at 9:50 am
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A mother's desperate fight to save her child from heroin addiction

Desperately searching for help with her heroin-addicted son, a Destrehan mother was guided to a group called Nar-Anon where it became apparent her story was one being repeated over and over again.Read More...
January 06 at 9:33 am
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Former St. Charles Parish teacher accused of running meth lab out of home

A former R.K. Smith Middle School teacher and her husband were arrested Wednesday on the accusation of establishing a meth lab at their Luling home.Read More...
January 05 at 1:38 pm
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Couple charged with running Luling meth lab

A husband and wife were recently arrested on the accusation of establishing a meth lab at their Luling home. Read More...
January 05 at 11:44 am
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Blood found in car links man to teen's murder

More details have come to light about the case involving the death of 16-year-old Jorion White, the Kenner girl whose body was found in a St. Rose ditch earlier this year and who St. Charles Parish police believe was murdered by her mother's longtime boyfriend, Daniel Lee Beckley. Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 8:00 am
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2,500 donated toys make Christmas special for hundreds of children

Distributing 2,500 toys wasn't just an act of generosity, but an incredible one that allowed giving additional presents at Friday's Killona toy giveaway.Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 7:00 am
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Truckload of food, toys given to family in need

What started as giving a neighbor in need a Christmas tree has grown into a truckload of food and toys for an entire family who otherwise may not have had enough to eat.Read More...
December 30, 2016 at 5:00 am
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Police seeking man responsible for Christmas Day hit and run

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a driver responsible for a hit and run crash at the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan at approximately 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. Read More...
December 27, 2016 at 4:31 pm
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Trump could derail millions in Cuba trade for Port of S. La.

President-elect Donald Trump making good on his campaign promise to undo or renegotiate agreements with Cuba would jeopardize a projected $200 million a year in business for the Port of South Louisiana.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 11:00 am
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Traffic impact analysis in parish’s Roads and Bridges budget

A traffic impact analysis, additional turning lanes and walking paths expansion are among key projects with funding in the St. Charles Parish Council’s recently adopted $2.1 million Road and Bridge Capital Budget for 2017-19.Read More...
December 23, 2016 at 11:00 am
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Accused Luling murderer has lengthy rap sheet
Accused Luling murderer has lengthy rap sheet
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By the time Jerel Anthony Smith was charged with the brutal killing of Metairie’s Ryan Dubuc last Wednesday, his police record documented a history of violence, resistance and plea deals.