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Former civic president admits stealing from clubs

A Montz man will have to reimburse two civic associations after pleading guilty to stealing money from both of them.
Christopher Kennedy, 38, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft valued over $500.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:03 am
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Join parishwide cleanup effort

More than 150 parishioners have already signed up to help keep St. Charles clean during this weekend’s Trash Bash event.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Meet-your-neighbor night moves to October

Residents across the parish have begun to plan their National Night Out Against Crime parties, which take place on Oct. 11 and attempt to bring neighbors together to heighten crime and drug-prevention awareness.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Archbishop Hannan was spiritual leader of Luling Ferry Disaster

Archbishop Philip Hannan passed away last week at the age of 98, but his legacy will live on in St. Charles Parish for the vital healing role he played during and after the Luling Ferry Disaster.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:00 am
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St. Rose Robbery: VooDoo BBQ employee attacked, locked in cooler

An armed robber broke into VooDoo BBQ and Grill in St. Rose, hit a female employee on the head with a gun and locked her in a cooler before making off with cash, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 07, 2011 at 8:57 am
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Father arrested for ‘postal’ posting on Facebook

The parents of two St. Charles Parish students were arrested last week after one allegedly made threats towards School Board members, policemen, firemen and the National Guard.

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October 07, 2011 at 8:52 am
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Watch video of Popeyes armed robbery

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Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a Boutte Popeyes’ employee at gunpoint and then allegedly fired gunshots at a vehicle leaving the Wendy’s parking lot across the street.
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October 06, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Hahnville tops McDonogh 35 in shootout, Destrehan falls to Dutchtown

During Friday night’s Hahnville and McDonogh 35 game, it wasn’t much fun to be a defensive coordinator.

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September 30, 2011 at 10:58 pm
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Political signs have not been problem this year

Earl Matherne, with Planning and Zoning, said that the department has not seen many problems with political signs this year.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:03 am
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Colleges flock to Destrehan to meet with teens

St. Charles teens will have the chance to meet with college, technical school and military recruiters from across the country at the district's annual Future Prep Night on Oct. 5.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:03 am
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New Sarpy man gets 30 years for killing neighbor

A 60-year-old New Sarpy man was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of his neighbor.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:02 am
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Students grill officials on cyberbullying, future jobs

Parish leaders were put under the microscope last week as teens from across the parish asked pressing questions about life and the future in St. Charles during the New Generations Forum.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:01 am
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Record 101 teams sign up to cook jambalaya, gumbo in culinary battle

This year’s Battle for the Paddle winner will truly have to earn the trophy after 101 teams signed up to cook their special gumbo and jambalaya recipes for a parish full of taste testers.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:58 am
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Candidates to air out issues during forum

Eleven candidates for public office have been invited to speak in a public forum that will be held at Hahnville High School on Oct. 4.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Former lieutenant, wife get jail time for tax scam

A former St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office lieutenant and his wife both received jail time after pleading guilty to charges that they filed false federal tax returns using the names of inmates to collect more than $800,000, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten’s office.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Police seek Kenner woman in credit card thefts

Police are searching for a Kenner woman they believe stole credit cards from businesses in St. Charles and Jefferson parishes and then used the stolen cards to make purchases.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:54 am
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Parish Council approves  Entergy’s gas compressor station
Parish Council approves Entergy’s gas compressor station
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Despite opposition stalling the project nearly five months, the St. Charles Parish Council cleared the way for construction of Entergy’s gas compression station in Montz.