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Corps clearing land on Hwy. 90 for western levee

Many residents driving on Highway 90 near the Davis Pond Diversion think that the parish is already clearing land for a new boat launch. While Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and his administration are working on securing land for that project, the actual clearing is being done by the Army Corps of Engineers for the Western Tie-in.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:38 pm
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Bucket Brigade calls refineries unsafe, releases accident report

From 2005 to 2008, ten of the state’s largest refineries, two of which are in St. Charles Parish, reported over 2,000 accidents that resulted in the release of millions of pounds and gallons of pollutants near schools, waterways and neighborhoods, according to a report released by the Louisiana Bucket Brigade.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:36 pm
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Drinkers get free ride during holidays

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and Jake’s Towing are making sure residents have no excuse to drink and drive this holiday season. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm
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Battered woman's life saved

For several years, 22-year-old Cora Shaw was living in a continual nightmare.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:25 pm
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Luling swimmer sets national mark

Luke Haley, 12, should have been ecstatic after finishing with the second-fastest time in the country for 12-year-old boys in the 50-yard butterfly. Instead, his coach T.J. Natal said that Luke came out of the pool on Dec. 6 looking a little disappointed.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 3:20 pm
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"Bark at the Park" event draws a crowd

The first Bark at the Bridge Park event by St. Charles Parish Animal Control took place on Dec. 22 after having to be rescheduled due to rain earlier this month.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 2:59 pm
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Former DHS star one of the best this decade in NFL

We are about to the end one of the most celebrated decades ever for football talent to come out of the state of Louisiana.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 1:57 pm
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Tim is running out for duck, deer hunters

Time is running out for deer and duck hunters. In Area 6, our area, the firearm season will remain open until Jan. 24. Primitive arms will continue from Jan. 25-31.
Archery will remain open until Feb. 15. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 1:57 pm
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Still restrictions on deer harvest

On Dec. 23, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) re-opened hunting seasons closed since Dec. 18 due to flooding in southeast Louisiana. Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 1:57 pm
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Hahnville routs Fontainbleau 67-36

By Warren LeBeauf

The Hahnville Tigers are trying to get back to their winning ways, and have posted a record of 9-4 so far this year.
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December 24, 2009 at 1:57 pm
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Wildcats cruise to holiday tourney win

The Destrehan Wildcats ran over Amite 59-41 for a first round victory in the Plaquemine Holiday Classic.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 1:56 pm
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Destrehan girls don't stumble in

The Destrehan Lady Wildcats have been impressive through the first two rounds of the Rumble on the River tournament, picking up wins over Doyle and McKinley.Read More...
December 24, 2009 at 1:56 pm
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Christmas Boat parade announced

BAYOU GAUCHE - The 13th annual Christmas Boat Parade on the Bayou is Dec. 19th at 6 p.m. It is on Bayou Gauche. For more info please call Loretta Matherne at 985-209-7098 or Mike Dunn at 985-758-2996.
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December 19, 2009 at 11:05 am
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Underwater

A 24-hour barrage of rain forced the closure of schools, businesses and roads across the parish and also caused the flooding of at least 35 homes on the West Bank.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 3:09 pm
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H1N1 vaccine finally arrives, more eligible

From April to mid-November, close to 47 million Americans contracted the H1N1 flu virus, and while the pandemic has receded, another H1N1 wave could occur if vaccination rates slack off, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:21 pm
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IRS searching for 24 residents who are owed a total of $18,011

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 24 St. Charles Parish taxpayers who are due a total of $18,011 in undelivered refunds.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 2:20 pm
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RaceTrac says get ready for Swirl World and more with upgrades
RaceTrac says get ready for Swirl World and more with upgrades
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The RaceTrac convenience store in Boutte is undergoing major remodeling that includes the addition of a yogurt bar called Swirl World, an expanded coffee bar and more sandwiches, as well as added parking.