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Murder charges dropped against 2 in drug overdose

Norco’s Jaime Hymel acted as a drug informant after the March 2 drug-related death of her friend Richard Keller Jr. of Destrehan, helping police to apprehend the dealer accused of selling the two drugs involved. Months later, Hymel was facing second-degree murder charges along with that dealer.Read More...
July 29 at 11:11 am
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Luling boy asks for donations for shelter animals as birthday gifts

On arrival, Preston Dufour is clearly a force to be reckoned with as he plays with Zeus in the lobby of the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter.Read More...
July 29 at 11:09 am
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Tech college eyeing St. Charles location

With the right amount of interest and partners, South Central Louisiana Technical College wants to establish a satellite location to offer classes in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 29 at 11:06 am
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New Sarpy man indicted in DHS student murder

Javon Wells, the New Sarpy man accused of murdering Destrehan High School senior Kendall Williams Jr. in May, has been indicted on a felony charge of second-degree murder. Read More...
July 29 at 11:03 am
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Parish president hopes proposed tax increase would be temporary

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran says while a potential tax increase will be considered by the Parish Council to address a projected $550,000 budget shortfall next year, the hope is it would be temporary. Read More...
July 29 at 10:14 am
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Louisiana’s federal races slammed with candidates

On the Nov. 8 ballot in Louisiana there will be 63 different candidates running in seven federal races for the U.S House and Senate, meaning voters will have plenty of names to choose from — possibly more than any other time in recent history. Read More...
July 29 at 10:10 am
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Stricter gun laws may be coming

With the outpouring of shots fired in killings around the world in recent weeks, it seems we may be in for stricter gun laws. It does seem the logical way to reduce the death toll from gunfire is to make it tougher to fire the shots that make it happen.Read More...
July 29 at 10:07 am
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Popular doctor leaves SCP hospital, joins Access Health

Dr. Sujata Chava is all about the love - literally.Read More...
July 29 at 10:04 am
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Luling scholar finds passion on track, set for Jr. Olympics

At just 13 years of age, Luling’s Kevell Byrd appears to be one of those rare people who tends to excel at just about everything she tries.Read More...
July 29 at 9:59 am
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Albert Cammon Middle School names Students of the Month

Albert Cammon Middle School selected its Students of the Month for May.Read More...
July 29 at 9:48 am
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School board member reads to St. Rose students

St. Charles Parish School Board Member Melinda Bernard read to Robynn Melan’s St. Rose Elementary first-grade class during the Community Read Aloud event at school.Read More...
July 29 at 9:45 am
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4-H recognizes its volunteer leaders

The annual St. Charles Parish 4-H Volunteer Leader Appreciation Banquet recognized 4-H Organizational Club Leaders (left to right) as followsRead More...
July 29 at 9:44 am
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Albert Cammon Middle Schooler selected for the Duke Program

Eric Jones, an Albert Cammon Middle School seventh grader, was selected for the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Read More...
July 29 at 9:42 am
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Educator Rachel Allemand's influence spanned 42 years in St. Charles Parish

Soon after starting summer work as a teacher’s aid in a Headstart class while still in high school, Rachel Allemand realized what she wanted to do with her life.Read More...
July 29 at 9:39 am
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Ellington Orcas impress at swim invitational tournament

The Ellington Orca swim team participated in this year’s River Parishes Invitational: 2016 LEGO and Swim.Read More...
July 29 at 9:36 am
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St. Charles dodged  historic flood, but not residents’ attention
St. Charles dodged historic flood, but not residents’ attention
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Since Louisiana’s historic flood, the telephone has been ringing steadily at local insurance companies to buy policies, inquiry about coverage and ensure flood insurance is current.