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Houma woman accused of hiring hitman to kill Paradis husband

A Houma woman has been arrested and charged with solicitation of murder in connection with an alleged attempt to hire a hitman to kill her husband living in Paradis.Read More...
May 19 at 5:00 am
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Ama family loses home in fire, gets help from schools

Although they're still reeling from their house burning in Ama, Chandell Garcia is grateful for the phenomenal outpouring of support she and her children have gotten from St. Charles Parish Public Schools.Read More...
May 19 at 5:00 am
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An SUV stranded on rail tracks in Boutte was struck by train

A Ford Explorer SUV was struck by a train today (May 18) on Paul Maillard Road in Boutte when a tire fell off the vehicle and left it partially stranded on the tracks.Read More...
May 18 at 9:12 am
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Luling student performs with Blues Traveler at Jazz Fest

Kevin Gullage got an alert on his phone from Facebook and couldn't have known what he was a about to experience. Read More...
May 12 at 10:00 am
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This 91-year-old is a world globetrotting grandmother who loves traveling

Virgie Naquin has lived in Des Allemands all of her life, but that hardly means she’s content to stay in one place.
The 91-year-old never has been, really. Her travels have taken her to England, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Canada, Nova Scotia, California, Alaska and Hawaii, to name a few. Read More...
May 12 at 9:24 am
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Ama and Luling residences substantially damaged by fire

Area firefighters fought blazes at residences in Luling and Ama that substantially damaged both structures.Read More...
May 12 at 9:00 am
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Des Allemands native’s genetic disorder requires kidney transplant

By the time Clay Usea was diagnosed with Berger's disease, his kidney function was down to 25 percent and would eventually require a transplant.Read More...
May 12 at 7:00 am
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Mother of murdered DHS student wants answers

With it being a year since her son's brutal murder, a grieving Kelly Walker just wanted to remember the humble, quiet child who loved Mustangs.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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St. Charles schools rank above state average for gifted students

St. Charles Parish Public Schools exceeded the state’s 5 percent per-school average of gifted and talented students, as well as ranked among Louisiana’s top school systems with these students.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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Norco man pleads guilty to raping 14-year-old

A Norco man has pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old girl in 2014 and will serve 12 years in prison. Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
10668 Views

Legendary rocker, son tour parish filming History Channel show

When English rocker Ozzy Osbourne's photo appeared on Truck Farm Tavern's Facebook page, the usual 700 views skyrocketed to more than 30,000.Read More...
May 12 at 4:00 am
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Animal shelter staff attends boot camp to prepare for hurricane season

St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter staff attended the Louisiana Partnership Animal Responder Boot Camp May 1-5 in Ruston for training.Read More...
May 08 at 12:32 pm
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School tax renewals get voter approval

St. Charles Parish voters supported the 10-year renewal of two property taxes for public schools, according to Saturday’s unofficial but complete election results.
Proposition 1 - 43.18 mills tax - was approved with 69.12 percent approval or 1,909 votes. Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Driver charged with texting in Destrehan bus accident

The driver of a Nissan Xterra is accused of texting just before hitting and then pushing a Honda Accord under a school bus at a regular stop around 3:14 p.m. Monday (May 1) on Ormond Boulevard.Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Parish will seek state funding for 2 boat launches

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously passed resolutions aimed at seeking state funding for two boat launches.Read More...
May 05 at 9:00 am
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Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
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The man who created land in St. Charles Parish amid Louisiana’s coastal erosion crisis is honored
The man who created land in St. Charles Parish amid Louisiana’s coastal erosion crisis is honored
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Earl Matherne’s gift is his ability to talk to people, and one that’s earned him recognition as this year’s St. Charles Parish Employee of the Year.