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Parish’s pilot wetlands program to be featured on PBS

A pilot program on wetland restoration in St. Charles Parish being called “a game changer” is expected to air in a special on PBS.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Dispute ignites over Confederate History Month

The fight started when Chris Kimble of Destrehan emailed the St. Charles Parish School Board on whether the school system would observe Confederate History Month in April.Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Luling woman’s ‘labor of love’ leads to highest honor at NSU

From the day she arrived at Nicholls State University in 1969 until her retirement in January of 2013, Debbie Raziano never left the college atmosphere. Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Unique kids running program comes to Luling

Inclined to set your child up to form some strong, healthy habits? Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Luling man’s trail cam locates lost pet wolf

Luling’s Ray Labat may have done a double-take as he reviewed trail cam pictures from his deer lease in Washington Parish, noting what he believed to be a wolf passing within range of his camera. Read More...
April 01 at 8:00 am
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Council rejects Hogan’s repeated efforts to investigate ‘dumpster-gate’

When Councilman Paul Hogan pushed a lengthy resolution calling for an investigation on former Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr. and the controversial dumpster program, the council soundly killed the measure.Read More...
April 01 at 7:34 am
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Willowridge levee raised, pump station under construction

As part of St. Charles Parish’s outer levee system, work continues on the Willowridge project.Read More...
April 01 at 7:00 am
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Rottweilers on death row after attacking Luling man

Labeled the worst bite case in Jena Troxler’s eight years as the St. Charles Parish Humane Society’s veterinarian, two Rottweilers implicated in the December attack of a Luling man were both ordered to be euthanized.Read More...
April 01 at 6:00 am
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Boutte mom admits breaking toddler’s leg, arms

Accused of fracturing the leg and arms of her then 14-month-old son, a Boutte woman has pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile.Read More...
April 01 at 5:26 am
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Arkema to invest $16M in ‘tank field’

Arkema Innovative Chemistry has completed construction of 12 tanks, completing the first phase of a $16 million project to provide and expand storage capacity at the Hahnville site.Read More...
April 01 at 5:00 am
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2 sea turtle nests found on Grand Isle

In the middle of last summer on Grand Isle — amidst the ongoing speckled trout bite, multiple fishing rodeos and daily boatloads of anglers crossing the bridge over Caminada Pass onto Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island — three unseen visitors stealthily paid a visit to the beach in the middle of the night. Read More...
April 01 at 5:00 am
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Bayou Gauche native headed to Miss Louisiana USA competition

Now that she’s won the Miss UL Lafayette 2016 title, Kristal Marie Breaux is on her way to competing for her dream – Miss Louisiana USA.Read More...
April 01 at 4:18 am
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New medical services come to East Bank

Saying St. Charles Parish was “blessed with the best medical community,” John Landry, chairman of the parish’s Hospital Board, cut the ribbon March 23 officially opening Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan.Read More...
March 31 at 11:56 pm
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Wal-Mart evacuates for bomb threat

Wal-Mart customers and employees were evacuated from the Boutte store today (Thursday) after receiving a bomb threat.Read More...
March 31 at 11:29 am
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Cox closes local office

Cox Communications customer are being routed to neighboring offices and online services since closing its offices in St. Charles and St. Bernard parishes due to low traffic.Read More...
March 28 at 9:43 am
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School Board proposes policy changes to teacher-student communications

Less than three weeks after the arrest of a Hahnville High School teacher for sexual battery, a St. Charles Parish School Board Committee has proposed revisions to personnel policies dealing with sexual harassment of students, child abuse and neglect, electronic communication between employees and students and bullying and harassment. Read More...
March 25 at 9:00 am
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‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
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With hardly a glance from anyone, Christopher James walks into class with Hamilton and starts his schoolwork at Hahnville High School.