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While Louisiana loses coastline, St. Charles gained 9 acres

While the Louisiana coast is losing an alarming 16 square miles of land a year to the Gulf of Mexico, St. Charles Parish’s shoreline has grown by 9 acres.Read More...
July 22 at 11:36 am
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New camp gives disabled teens real-time work experience

When students of the Arc of St. Charles came ready to work Monday at Frank's Supermarket in Des Allemands, Manager Scott Guidry was glad to see them.Read More...
July 22 at 11:33 am
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Reading program helps shy animals find forever homes

It isn’t always easy to be an animal and an introvert.
For many potential pets at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, it can take a while for the right loving family to come along and provide a home.Read More...
July 22 at 11:21 am
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Teachers give up sick days for colleague who suffered stroke

Christi Fraychineaud's fellow teachers at St. Rose Elementary School are trying to find ways to help her in any way they can. Read More...
July 22 at 11:12 am
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Sheriff appreciative of community's show of support

In light of recent police shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as a heated debate being waged nationally over cases of alleged police brutality, to be a law enforcement officer in these times is that much more stressful a duty.Read More...
July 22 at 11:10 am
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St. Charles Parish Council to consider tax increase

Without a tax increase, St. Charles Parish Council could be dealing with a projected $550,000 budget shortfall next year.Read More...
July 22 at 11:07 am
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Former teacher who confessed to sex with teen accuses him of blackmail

Former Destrehan High School teacher Shelley Dufresne, who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a male student in 2014, has accused this same student of bragging about those relations on social media and attempting to blackmail her in return for preferential treatment and better grades. Read More...
July 22 at 11:00 am
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Longtime clerk of court dies

Longtime St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court Charles Oubre passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 86. Read More...
July 21 at 2:13 pm
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Man charged with threatening police through social media

An Edgard man accused of making threatening comments to police officers through social media was arrested this week.Read More...
July 20 at 10:40 am
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Two arrested in connection to burglary of State Trooper's Destrehan home

Two teenage Destrehan residents were arrested Sunday night in relation to the burglary of a Louisiana State Trooper’s home last week in Destrehan. Read More...
July 18 at 2:57 pm
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New Sarpy man faces up to 50 years jail time for dog fighting

A New Sarpy man has been charged with cruelty to animals, specifically using several dogs for fighting. Read More...
July 15 at 3:14 pm
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Red light would have prevented death, says councilman

There is no doubt in St. Charles Parish Councilman Paul Hogan's mind that Alfred Tregre of Des Allemands would be alive today had there been a traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and LA 632.Read More...
July 15 at 9:00 am
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Pit bull rescued after owner does ‘home chop job’ on his ears

In the case of Vincent the pit bull mix, life has been largely trying. But you wouldn’t know it after spending a few minutes with him.Read More...
July 15 at 8:00 am
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Home builder demand drives market growth in parish

Announcement of St. Charles Parish's first major subdivision in more than eight years was spurred by one thing - demand.Read More...
July 15 at 8:00 am
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Deputy praised for lending helping hand to out-of-towners

St. Charles Parish Deputy Phillip Matherne smiled heartily as he recounted his time spent with 7-year-old Jala McRae.Read More...
July 15 at 7:00 am
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55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill

Slightly more than half of St. Charles Parish residents are expected to see an increase in their projected property tax bill this year.Read More...
July 15 at 6:47 am
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Ambulance triggers multi-vehicle wreck that kills LaPlace woman
Ambulance triggers multi-vehicle wreck that kills LaPlace woman
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A Luling man was driving a St. Charles Parish Hospital ambulance Monday on an emergency call when the vehicle apparently drifted onto the left lane of Airline Highway and triggered a multi-vehicle accident involving a fatality.