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Keep trick-or-treaters safe by checking for sex offenders

Children all across the parish will be dressed up in their scariest outfits on Monday night as they go door-to-door to collect bags of candy. But while the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office said Halloween is typically safe, there are still things both parents and kids need to watch out for besides ghouls and goblins.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Schools allow some students to bring personal tech devices to class

From laptops and Promethean Boards to iPods and avatars, St. Charles Parish Schools have technology covered. Now the district is taking their technology program a step further and inviting some select students to bring their own personal devices to school.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:38 am
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Clerk of court, state rep will be decided in November

Almost all of the incumbents will keep their seats after last weekend’s election, but a run-off race will be held to decide the clerk of court and state representative for the 56th District in November.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Mystery, tragedy give plantations haunted history

With Halloween approaching, residents and visitors from outside the parish will make their way to the Destrehan and Ormond plantations, hopeful that they might catch sight of one of the mansions’ supposed ghosts.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:30 am
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750 attend funeral for DHS graduate killed in car wreck

Norco resident Daniel Roussel passed away after sustaining injuries in a car accident last week, but his family is hoping to keep his memory alive through a memorial foundation.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Stage set for levee land acquisition

A consulting firm helping St. Charles Parish secure land for the Luling phase of the West Bank hurricane protection levee expects all land necessary for the levee’s construction to be obtained by January.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Man gets 12 years for attempted murder

A LaPlace man was sentenced to 12 years in jail after pleading guilty to attempted first-degree murder after shooting his then-girlfriend five times in the Bonnet Carre Spillway.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Nostalgia reigns at Ama’s unique airport

Hidden down River Road in the community of Ama is a small private airstrip and hangar that a lot of people in St. Charles do not realize exists.
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October 28, 2011 at 9:24 am
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Clerk of Court will be decided in November

Almost all incumbents will keep their seats after last weekend's election, but a run-off race will be held for the Clerk of Court seat in November.

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October 24, 2011 at 10:38 am
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Hahnville handles Higgins, East St. John shuts out Destrehan

It took a while for the Tiger offense to get started Friday night against the Higgins Hurricanes. But once they did, they were hard to stop, scoring 22 fourth quarter points to storm to a 25-8 victory.
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October 21, 2011 at 10:15 pm
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Decision Day

Almost 10 percent of voters in St. Charles turned out to the polls last week for early voting for parish president and other high-profile offices.
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October 21, 2011 at 10:10 am
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Parish voting locations

1-1 Killona Fire Station 216 Adams St., Killona
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October 21, 2011 at 9:38 am
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Concrete blocks on Hwy. 90 cause 2-car accident

Authorities are searching for the driver of a white pickup truck who allegedly caused a two-car accident after concrete blocks fell out of his trailer on Oct. 5, according to Louisiana State Police.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Final piece of West Bank bike path will go out for bids

Due to the outpour of support from residents in Ama, the state Department of Transportation and Development will soon go out for bids on a 3.29 mile bike path that will extend from Davis Drive in Luling through Ama to the Jefferson Parish line.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Controversial therapy gives cancer-stricken grandpa hope

In January, Jack Spurlock was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and was told he would live for only a few short months. His family felt helpless and he could only sit at home, waiting to die.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
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38 on waiting list for 60-room Ashton Manor

Officials finally broke ground on an assisted living center that has been in the works for several years. The center, which will be called Ashton Manor, will be built in Luling’s Ashton Plantation on six acres of land owned by St. Charles Parish Hospital.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Gunman on the run after robbing Popeyes
Gunman on the run after robbing Popeyes
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on U.S. Highway 90 in Boutte.