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Tips to keep you safe on Halloween

Thousands of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Sunday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Sweet Pumpkin

The self-proclaimed “pumpkin church” will host its 12th Annual Pumpkin Patch and 9th Annual Fall Family Festival this weekend.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:14 am
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Police crack down on dump trucks

The construction of hurricane protection levees inside and outside of the parish has led to a dramatic increase of dump trucks traveling through the area. But while the trucks are a sign of progress, many of their drivers have violated the law, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:11 am
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Robbers steal money bags from woman at knifepoint in front of bank

A 50-year-old Destrehan woman was robbed at knifepoint while attempting to make a night deposit at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:08 am
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Man who fought off attackers arrested on sex charge

A Boutte man who fought off four home invaders last week has been arrested for having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old female, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Hahnville falls in heartbreaker, ESJ blows out Destrehan

Although the Hahnville Tigers were the first on the board, the Dutchtown Griffins had the upper hand when the dust settled Friday night in Dutchtown.

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October 22, 2010 at 11:31 pm
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Sheriff's Reports - Oct. 21

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October 22, 2010 at 11:00 am
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Woman says she was pulled over by fake cop, blacked out

A Boutte woman told authorities that she was pulled over by a man impersonating a cop, but then lost consciousness shortly after being stopped.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:59 am
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New DMV will triple size of current facility

Construction is set to begin on a new DMV that will almost triple the size of the current department that is located in the courthouse. Parish President V.J. St. Pierre said the new building should be complete by the end of the year.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:58 am
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Kansas couple killed after colliding with dump truck

A Kansas couple was killed on LA 3127 last week after a Peterbilt dump truck veered into their lane and struck their 2008 Toyota Highlander, according to the Louisiana State Police.

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October 22, 2010 at 10:57 am
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Shorter Christmas break only major change in proposed school calendar

Students and their parents in St. Charles Parish will see a few changes to the calendar for the 2011-2012 school year.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:55 am
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Police: Boutte man fights off shotgun-wielding home invaders

A Boutte man that awoke to find four men in his home threatening his life was able to fight back against the invaders and capture one until help arrived, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:55 am
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Accidental shooting in Des Allemands

A Des Allemands man is in jail after allegedly shooting his friend on accident, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:53 am
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Train derailment forces evacuation of 15 homes

A train derailed at about 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning near a Destrehan neighborhood.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:52 am
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Willowdale Country Club to shut down

Willowdale Country Club will officially cease operations on Nov. 1.
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October 22, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Hahnville knocks out Destrehan, 35-14

Ahmad White ran wild against the Destrehan Wildcats, rushing for three touchdowns and throwing for another in Hahnville’s 35-14 win Friday night.

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October 15, 2010 at 10:49 pm
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Harry Hurst students volunteer at Earth Fest
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Among the elephants, giraffes, and alligators, another familiar sight during Audubon Institute’s Earth Fest weekend is the Hurst Wetland Watchers group.