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From PSC comes political moves, possible match-ups

While the Public Service Commission very rarely creates the kind of election drama seen in statewide and legislative races, a few personalities are pointing for other offices and contested seats may soon be on a ballot heading your way. Read More...
July 01 at 8:55 am
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Applications increasing for gator lotto

It was only a few years ago when anyone that applied for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries annual “alligator lottery” was a virtual lock to be chosen. Read More...
July 01 at 8:53 am
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Keys should serve as reminder of future flood insurance battle

Representing a dark period in St. Charles Parish’s history, Buddy Boe presented a basketful of house keys to the Council and asked they place them in a place of prominence.Read More...
July 01 at 8:51 am
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Sweat equity, patience turn Luling longtime renters into homeowners

The opportunity to own a home didn't only come with finding the right program to assist the Adams family, but it came with the lesson of patience.Read More...
July 01 at 8:49 am
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Going on vacation? Program allows deputies to check in on home

Summer is upon us and so is the desire to head out on vacation, but St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne warns a home could be vulnerable to burglars without taking precautions.Read More...
July 01 at 8:47 am
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Search on for man who broke into bar with axe, tried to bust safe

A man who allegedly used an axe to break through the floor and gain entry to a Norco bar is being sought by police.Read More...
July 01 at 8:44 am
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Norco woman who acted as drug informant charged with friend’s murder

Jamie Hymel awoke from a near-overdose on March 2 to the realization that her friend, Richard Keller Jr. of Destrehan, was no longer breathing as result of a heroin overdose. She called 911 in a desperate attempt to save him, but Keller was declared dead on the scene. Read More...
July 01 at 8:41 am
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Fourth of July celebration firing up with Bucktown All-Stars

For a quarter century, St. Charles Parish has celebrated Independence Day with the best of them, and 2016 appears to be no exception.Read More...
July 01 at 8:38 am
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Life has taken a whole new beat for this special needs student

When word came that Nathan Leathers had won the Spirit of the Wildcat Award from the Destrehan High School ROTC and American Legion Post River Road 366, his mother called it a "full circle moment" for a child who wasn't always understood or appreciated.Read More...
July 01 at 8:35 am
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Zydeco's will return to parish in July

Soon after the Memorial Day fire claimed the community's beloved Zydeco's Cajun Restaurant in Boutte, owners Dusten and Rose Marie Gainey put up a sign at the site along U.S. Highway 90 saying, "We'll return."Read More...
July 01 at 8:32 am
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Sheriff's Report: 6/30/16

July 01 at 8:25 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Caccini

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Caccini the cat.Read More...
July 01 at 8:19 am
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Pastor recounts 42 years of sustaining 'the weary with words'

As Pastor Tim Lawson faced his congregation at St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan for the last time Sunday, his thoughts focused on all the joyful moments he had shared with all his parishioners.Read More...
July 01 at 8:16 am
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Today’s (big) catch

Bruce (pictured) and Hunter McDonald finished with crack crabs near the Grand Isle bridge in Caminada Pass in 20 feet of water and caught a 38 inch redfish which weighed 30 pounds. Read More...
July 01 at 8:13 am
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Simon, Perrin earn 5A All-State honors

Destrehan junior Dane Simon and Hahnville junior pitcher Austin Perrin were cornerstones for their respective teams this season, each leading their squads to a high playoff seed and postseason victories. Read More...
July 01 at 8:09 am
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Ama man gives final goodbye to Ali

Glenn Singleton wasn’t sure how well he’d handle his final visit to see his hero, Muhammed Ali, as he and his family traveled to Louisville to be part of the legend’s funeral. It turned into a weekend he’d never forget.Read More...
July 01 at 7:59 am
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55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill
55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill
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Slightly more than half of St. Charles Parish residents are expected to see an increase in their projected property tax bill this year.