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Norco health clinic expands child care

In the exam room at the St. Charles Community Health Center in Norco, Nurse Practitioner Michelle Babin calms Chloe Hebert, who is adjusting to her first visit there.Read More...
July 22 at 11:41 am
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Snakes, coyotes and squirrels … Oh, my

It shouldn’t be any surprise that poisonous snakes top the list of nuisance animals in St. Charles Parish where water is nearly everywhere - and so are they.Read More...
July 22 at 11:38 am
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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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Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
Destrehan deluge tests parish pumps - again
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Destrehan streets filled with water again this month just a few weeks after the record heavy rains of Louisiana's catastrophic flooding and only months after the March deluge that hit the South.