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Major school taxes coming up for vote

Property taxes funding a bulk of the revenue of the St. Charles Parish school system will be up for renewal at the April 29 election, after the parish’s School Board recently voted to approve a resolution to place the item on the ballot.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm
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Council’s tougher burn ordinance restricts bonfires

Recounting a Christmas bonfire that burned 25 feet high and only 75 feet from his front door in St. Rose, the St. Charles Parish Council supported a St. Rose man’s request to beef up the parish’s burn ordinance.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:37 pm
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Library doesn’t have funds to build Killona branch

Although the prospect of getting a Killona library looks like a budget casualty this year, St. Charles Parish School member Ellis Alexander said it’s just not an outcome he’s willing to accept in what’s become a 20-year mission.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:29 pm
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Norco man arrested, suspect sought in rash of vehicle burglaries

In the midst of a rash of vehicle burglaries reported over the past three weeks, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in order to close in on at least one perpetrator. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:24 pm
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Sheriff says jails should not serve as mental institution

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne praised newly passed federal legislation as finally addressing the costly and dangerous national problem of jails serving as mental institutions.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:18 pm
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Handyman crew lends hand to elderly Norco community

While getting a wheelchair lift is a welcome addition for 91-year-old Kirby Giroir's mobility, it's a job that only a community that cares about its people can get done.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm
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Luling family on road to recovery after life-threatening car crash

Luling's Terry Madere says he and his family are "lucky, happy and have plenty of life to live." Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 3:57 pm
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Jambalaya Girl serves up special recipes to St. Charles students

Kristen Preau Moore, aka, "Jambalaya Girl," created her Cook Me Somethin' Mister company from her father's jambalaya recipe – and business is cooking.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 3:54 pm
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Lakewood Elementary names its Golden Gators for the month of October

The following students were chosen as Lakewood Elementary Golden Gators for the month of October.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 12:22 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Holly

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Holly the cat.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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St. Rose Elementary named 2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Judy Rongey was chosen as St. Rose Elementary’s 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Lakewood Elementary’s Teacher of the Year

Jessica Farrell was selected as Lakewood Elementary’s Teacher of the Year.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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J. B. Martin Robotics Team competes in first competition

J. B. Martin Robotics Team competed in their first competition of just their second year in existence. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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The longtime faces of the Krewe of Lul

Just behind the Krewe of Lul’s king and queen is the Hahnville High School band along with many of its longtime riders, including Hahnville Carnival Club, Krewe of Blue & Boo and Derby Club.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Luling hunter fells massive buck in Des Allemands

Luling’s Matt Caire has loved hunting since the age of 13 — and never has he been prouder of an effort.Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Lady Tigers retooling under new coach, eye turnaround

Twenty-one years after graduating from Hahnville, former HHS and Nicholls State basketball star Arrianna Smith-Martin is attempting to mold the Lady Tigers basketball program into a consistent winner. Read More...
December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Boutte woman hit by car gets 'godsend' gift from Today's Car Care
Boutte woman hit by car gets 'godsend' gift from Today's Car Care
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Thanks to the work of a few Good Samaritans, Mericka Hill of Boutte and her children had a Merry Christmas.