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Good news for Ama, no news for Willowdale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brought good news to St. Charles Parish residents that feared the West Bank Vicinity and Beyond levee protection project would force them from their homes.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Family member arrested for ‘07 St. Rose murder

Darlene Warren Smith and Marcus Warren have waited patiently to find out who killed their beloved mother in her St. Rose home on Aug. 13 of last year. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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St. Rose students rock out House of Blues

St. Rose Elementary teacher Tim Weller loves to teach children how to play the guitar. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Fitness boot camp helps those willing to donate toys, coats

St. Charles Parish residents will have a new avenue to work off those holiday pounds with the opening of a fitness boot camp started by a former college coach who has worked with professional football players and junior Olympians.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Albert Cammon students use own trees to replenish park

Students from Albert Cammon Middle School did their part to help the Bayou Segnette State Park recover from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, planting close to 500 trees along a mile-long nature trail.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Destrehan moves on to face Higgins in third round

The Destrehan Wildcats took an early 10-0 first quarter lead over Ruston and were able to hold off a late Bearcat rally for a 17-10 victory.Read More...
November 21, 2008 at 9:00 am
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Sophisticated phone scam targets jury duty list

Mike was seated at home about to relax and watch his favorite T.V. program when he got a call that forced him to leave the luxury of his special recliner and head for the phone.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:38 am
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St. Rose man shot to death in vacant lot

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s officers found a man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in an open lot in St. Rose.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:37 am
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DHS student arrested for threatening to shoot school

A 17-year-old Destrehan student was arrested after making threats against her school.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:36 am
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Don’t wait until it’s too late

While the first day of winter is not until Dec. 21, many homeowners could be caught off guard by dropping temperatures if they don’t take the necessary steps to prepare their homes for the cold.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:32 am
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Schools spend more in order to get air-conditioned buses

After moving ahead with plans to air condition nine Head Start buses back in July, the St. Charles Parish School Board has also decided to purchase seven new air-conditioned buses at a cost of $554,780.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Residents hope Obama can fix nation’s problems

By Lynda Menard
From record setting gas prices to a man having a baby, the year 2008 appears to be a historical one. However, nothing is as historically momentous as the United States electing the first African-American president, Barack Obama.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Réveillon will raise funds for first public nature trail in parish

The first public nature trail and outdoor classroom in St. Charles Parish will move one step closer to reality with “A Wetlands Réveillon,” which will help raise money for coastal preservation and reclamation projects.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Council questions appointee salaries

St. Charles Parish Council members approved the parish’s proposed budget, which includes wage increases for all parish workers. Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm
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Bloggers beware

Anyone that logs onto the Internet to share their opinions on the River Parishes forum at NOLA.com might have seen posts from BGMAW, otherwise known as Gwen Dufrene.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Councilman must quit job or give up seat


The Louisiana Board of Ethics has ruled that District VI Councilman Marcus Lambert cannot be employed by the Transload America landfill in Killona and serve on the St. Charles Parish Council.
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November 19, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
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While the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will not be available for the United Way of St. Charles’ 20th Annual Bridge Run/Walk, those seeking to participate have no need to cancel those plans.