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Overturned truck dumps sand, diesel into culvert

A collision on River Road in Hahnville between a dump truck carrying sand and a 1999 Crown Victoria took at least six hours to clear up last week. That’s because the overturned truck began leaking diesel from its fuel tank and dumping sand from the bed of the truck into a ditch and culvert right in front of the Hahnville Post Office.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:06 am
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New $31 million bond issue to help homeowners

The Louisiana Housing Finance Agency has approved a $31 million bond issue to fund its Mortgage Revenue Bond Assisted Program.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Destrehan, Hahnville both win

The Destrehan Wildcats stayed undefeated with a 24-0 win over St. Amant.Read More...
October 17, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Early voting gets underway on Oct. 21

As the election draws closer for the next president of the United States, St. Charles Parish residents who didn’t register to vote by Oct. 6 won’t be allowed to vote for John McCain or Barack Obama. Registrar of Voters Brian Champagne says that by law everyone has until 30 days prior to an election to register to vote.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 1:13 pm
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New venture gives residents ability to cook, market food items

St. Charles Parish residents who have a passion for cooking and a good idea for a food product could see their homemade recipes lining the shelves of supermarkets everywhere. That's because the Norco Food Incubator, a facility that includes a commercial grade kitchen for production of home baked goods, is almost complete.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 1:10 pm
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SBA offering up to $200,000 in loans to homeowners with damage

Owners or renters that experienced damage to their homes or personal property during either Hurricanes Gustav or Ike are eligible for up to $200,000 in loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 11:43 am
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Jobless rate increases

Unemployment continues to rise in St. Charles, St. James and St. John Parishes, but some relief may soon be on the way after Nucor Steel decided to build a $2 billion plant in St. James. Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 11:00 am
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Server merger: Money saver or home invader?

Kendall Stall, the parish's Information Technology director, plans to merge the council's e-mail server with the parish administration’s e-mail server, which means that his department will have access to council members’ home computers.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Des Allemands family to appear on ABC show

A Louisiana bayou mama and a tutu-toting California princess swapped lives and families for two weeks. Brandi and Gregory Dufrene, Jr., of Des Allemands, and Monique and Mike Melton, of Huntington Beach, Calif., were participants on the reality television show “Wife Swap” that will air Oct. 24 on the ABC network. Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 9:11 am
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Spillway Road repair delayed

Work to repair the Spillway Road got underway the week of Sept. 29 after Hurricanes Gustav and Ike delayed the project, with the road set to be complete by mid-October or early November depending on weather conditions.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Parish native charged with murder of Va. man

A Des Allemands native has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 53-year-old man in Accomack County, Va.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Plenty of supporters give Lemmon aid, decisive win

Hahnville lawyer Lauren Lemmon won the 29th Judicial District’s Division D seat on Oct. 4 after capturing 56 percent of the vote and knocking off incumbent Judge Kirk Granier.Read More...
October 15, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Destrehan thumps Hahnville 33-7

Destrehan struggled to find an offensive rhythm in the first half, but exploded in the second on their way to a 33-7 victory that keeps them undefeated at 5-0.Read More...
October 10, 2008 at 8:54 am
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Don’t build here

A group of Hahnville residents oppose the development of a subdivision they believe will destroy valuable wetlands that help limit flooding in their neighborhood.Read More...
October 08, 2008 at 4:48 pm
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HHS vs. DHS to stream live on the Internet Friday night

On Friday, Oct. 10th the Hahnville and Destrehan TV Productions courses will be working with the Satellite Center’s Advanced TV Broadcasting and WebQuil courses to create a live streaming production for the web.
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October 08, 2008 at 12:45 pm
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Schools’ calling system shines during evacuation

The St. Charles Parish public schools’ communication system proved its value during Hurricane Gustav, calling 136,816 numbers to inform parents of closings and when schools would re-open as soon as a mandatory evacuation was called. Read More...
October 08, 2008 at 11:23 am
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