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Vet charged with attempted murder sent to mental hospital

Luling’s William Canada, a U.S. Army veteran charged with attempted murder of his estranged wife and her parents in August, was recently declared mentally incompetent to assist his legal defense and has been committed to a mental health institution before his trial.Read More...
October 21 at 5:00 am
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Police keep close watch on sex offenders during Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents planning on taking their children trick or treating can perhaps rest a bit easier with the knowledge local police are taking extra precautions to create a safer experience. Read More...
October 18 at 4:02 pm
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Neighbors take stand against crime at ‘Night Out’

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office encourages people in the community to join together Tuesday in recognition of the National Night Out Against Crime.Read More...
October 14 at 11:01 am
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Volunteers prep 94-year-old schoolhouse for museum in Des Allemands

In a single pull, Roy Lunk yanked off crumbling paneling in the 93-year-old schoolhouse and revealed still solid cypress tongue and groove paneling beneath it.Read More...
October 14 at 10:59 am
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Local trio create workout winner

Workout enthusiasts Dernell Murray, Lonnie Matherne and William Dempsey never planned to go into business together, but sometimes the best results are improvised. Read More...
October 14 at 10:56 am
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Allemands principal reflects on 40 years of service

Be it as a teacher, administrator or principal, Marsha Walters has been educating students in St. Charles Parish for the past four decades - and she has no plans to slow down anytime soon. Read More...
October 14 at 10:54 am
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China drug making heroin even more dangerous

An even more potent and deadly drug called Carfentanil is coming out of China and being used in heroin on the streets. Read More...
October 14 at 10:41 am
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Luling man's good works helped him become LSU royalty

Jacques Petit is a force to be reckoned with as he shops for a law school and plans on bringing all he's learned back to his home town in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
October 14 at 10:34 am
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St. Charles friends make funkadelic hit on N.O. scene

Playing Jazz Fest is the dream gig for Noisewater, but in the meantime this funkadelic band with members from St. Rose and Luling is making a noise on the New Orleans music scene.Read More...
October 14 at 10:30 am
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Des Allemands man sentenced in Catfish Fest theft

Wayne Guillot Jr., the former chairman of the Louisiana Catfish Festival who was arrested earlier this year for stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 festival, has been convicted and sentenced to serve time in prison.Read More...
October 14 at 10:28 am
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Citrus disease spreading in St. Charles Parish

The Hahnville area has been quarantined with a highly infectious bacterial disease called citrus canker and residents are being asked to take steps to help avoid it spreading.Read More...
October 14 at 10:23 am
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Boutte man wanted by police for alleged heroin distribution

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating Darrell Arnold Taylor of 415 Boutte Estates Drive in Boutte. Taylor is wanted on allegations of heroin distribution.Read More...
October 13 at 6:34 pm
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Card reader device found in Racetrac ATM in St. Rose

A "skimmer" or device that records credit card numbers was found on an ATM at the Racetrac at 512 Almedia Road in St. Rose.Read More...
October 13 at 6:20 pm
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Boutte native means business about coming home

When Elana Bourgeois-Folse returned to Boutte, she got the best of two worlds.Read More...
October 07 at 11:00 am
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Hahnville woman drives the extra mile to help others

Day after day, Lori Bercegeay prepares meals, drives an hour to deliver them to people in flood affected areas like French Settlement, Pontchatoula and Maurepas before driving back to her Hahnville home. Much of the time, the food prepared was purchased out of her own pocket. Read More...
October 07 at 10:00 am
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Cancer Association steps in to help Luling woman

Rebecca Savage of Luling said she doesn’t know where she would have done without the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans.Read More...
October 07 at 9:00 am
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Community rallies around J.B. Martin student hit by car
Community rallies around J.B. Martin student hit by car
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Chase Brooks’ life took a hard turn on Oct. 12, but it also ironically became the time when he and his family learned how generous and helpful the people are in St. Charles Parish.