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Hahnville students arrested for planting fake bomb in school

Two Hahnville High School students have been arrested after authorities say they planted a fake bomb in the school on Feb. 12, which led to the evacuation of students and staff.
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February 17, 2010 at 11:46 am
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Energy bills double in January

As the weather seems to get colder and colder, some St. Charles Parish residents living paychec to paycheck are finding it hard to afford their heating bill and still have money left over for necessities such as food and medication.
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February 17, 2010 at 11:34 am
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Ormond Country Club declares bankruptcy

Ormond Country Club is still open after announcing that it would close by the end of 2009.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:32 am
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70 ride in ‘Krewe of Dope,’ more expected

Seventy suspected drug dealers have been tracked down and put into handcuffs as the result of an undercover operation the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office called “Operation Krewe of Dope.” Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Suspicious package found at HHS, students moved to gym

A suspicious package was located in the commons area of Hahnville High School, which led to the evacuation of all students and staff in the main building to the school’s gym, according to an e-mail from the school system.Read More...
February 12, 2010 at 1:06 pm
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Parish workers, Sheriff’s Office get into Saints spirit

Fans all across the parish are busy getting their Who Dat on, and the courthouse is no exception.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Parish awarded emergency funds

St. Charles Parish has been chosen to receive $22,386 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. These funds have been made available through Congressional Act. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:33 am
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IRS expands credit that paid out $12 million locally

Last year, almost $12 million was given to St. Charles Parish residents who claimed an earned income tax credit. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Destrehan man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

A multiple DWI offender from Destrehan pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August crash on Airline that led to the death of a 30-year-old woman.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:31 am
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Spillway Road closed

The Spillway Road in the Bonnet Carre Spillway is closed to traffic until further notice because of high water. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:30 am
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School parades include costumes, wagon floats

Many of the parish schools will be holding their own Mardi Gras celebrations this week.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:28 am
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Destrehan exhibit honors Saints coach

The St. Charles Museum and Historical Association and the River Road Historical Society will stage an exhibit honoring coach Curtis Johnson Jr., the tough minded and uncompromising wide receivers coach of the New Orleans Saints. The exhibit will run during February, which is African American History Month. Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:20 am
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Ready to roll

A wild mix of 29 floats will join in the fun of the Krewe of Lul parade that rolls at noon on Feb. 13.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 10:18 am
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Churches give $38,000 to Haiti

The Archdiocese of New Orleans, which includes St. Charles Parish, held an Archdiocese-wide second collection to raise funds for Haiti the week after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed much of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince.Read More...
February 11, 2010 at 8:54 am
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J.B. Martin, Harry Hurst bigger, better in 2012

The two new wings at Harry Hurst and J. B. Martin Middle Schools should be complete by fall 2012, according to a new timeline set up by St. Charles Parish Public Schools and accepted during their Jan. 20 meeting.
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January 28, 2010 at 10:41 am
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New driver’s license bureau planned, old jail gets the ax

In the future, St. Charles Parish residents will no longer have to visit the courthouse to get a new driver’s license or register a new vehicle after the parish received $151,831 from the state to build a new driver’s license bureau.
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January 28, 2010 at 10:34 am
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U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
U.S. senator questioning Morel's 'lenient' sentence
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U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley is questioning the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice over whether an alleged conflict of interest got former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr.’s a lenient plea agreement in his sex-for-leniency case.