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Trash Bash program gets $10,000 grant

ST. CHARLES PARISH - A $10,000 grant through the Keep Louisiana Beautiful 2010 Community Grant Program is helping fund the upcoming Trash Bash Great American Cleanup Event on March 27. The public is invited.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:58 am
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Town hall meetings offer discussion of past, glimpse of future

St. Charles Parish Council members Carolyn Schexnaydre and Terry Authement will each host a town hall meeting that will allow residents to participate in a discussion on current, past and future projects.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:57 am
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Man arrested for rape of family members in the 80s

A 55-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested last week and extradited to St. Charles Parish after authorities learned that he allegedly raped two family members during the 1980s.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:55 am
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Schools discuss buying vacant Shoney's building

The School Board is exploring its options before committing to purchasing the piece of land in front of Hahnville High School where a Shoney’s currently stands.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Luling kids say man tried to lure them into car

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate two suspicious incidents on Mardi Gras that mirrored attempted kidnappings.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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St. Charles 10th healthiest parish in state

St. Charles Parish was named as the tenth healthiest parish in Louisiana, according to a study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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Recycling family gets down, dirty for Mother Nature

Brett and Yvonne Matherne in Luling go above and beyond to recycle and reuse.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:54 am
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School system will ask parish to take old Luling church off their hands

St. Charles Parish Public Schools will contact the parish to see if they have any interest in buying and preserving the former St. Anthony of Padua Church.Read More...
February 24, 2010 at 8:53 am
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Water systems get needed upgrades

The St. Charles Parish Council recently approved contracts with three firms to cover engineering for projects set to improve the parish’s ability to clarify, store and distribute water.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:51 am
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Dying woman gets free Super Bowl tickets with help of local family

Not only did one local family get lucky twice when all four of their seats were picked in the Super Bowl lottery, but their good fortune rubbed off on another family that they helped get into the big game for free.Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:50 am
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Grand pavilion added to Wetland Watchers park

Seven years ago, the Pontchartrain Levee District donated 28 acres of land in the LaBranche Wetlands to St. Charles Parish in the name of the Hurst Middle School Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. Read More...
February 17, 2010 at 11:48 am
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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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Hundreds petition schools to bring back recess
Hundreds petition schools to bring back recess
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When Andrea Savoie of Destrehan posted her online petition March 2 entitled, "Bring Back Recess in St. Charles Parish Schools," it generated 911 signatures in six days.