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Man killed in St. Charles Parish crash

A fatal two-vehicle crash in St. Charles Parish claimed the life of a St. James man Tuesday night.Read More...
December 03, 2015 at 9:10 am
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Bayou Gauche duo find success on bodybuilding circuit

Some time ago, Bayou Gauche’s Jake Naquin and Drew Favre earned the playful nickname “The BG Buff Bodies” from friends of theirs, referencing the two’s penchant for hitting the gym. Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 8:30 am
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Parish president victory still sinking in for Cochran

Larry Cochran is still getting used to the election results that say he won the St. Charles Parish president race, but that didn’t stop him from having a “great” meeting with outgoing President V.J. St. Pierre and setting up his transition team.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Des Allemands mother welcomes indictment in daughter’s brutal murder

It has been a hard wait for Jolene Dufrene, but she welcomed the news that the New Orleans man accused of brutally murdering her daughter in June has been indicted on multiple charges.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Parish schools make the grade in math testing

St. Charles Parish public schools far outperformed Louisiana averages on the recent Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) mathematics test.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:11 am
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Single parents hold flea market for holiday help

Tommacenia Sumlin is still glowing over how she earned some holiday money at a flea market that helped her afford Christmas gifts for her children and even get ahead on some bills.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:08 am
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St. Charles Parish marks $100M in grants for upgrades

At $100 million awarded for 170 projects since 2008, the parish’s Grants Office is often praised for generating new dollars in one of St. Charles Parish government’s top three sources of funding - grants.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:04 am
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St. CharlesParish supports law enforcement

While law enforcement has been criticized nationally, St. Charles Parish has rallied behind its four officers who died in the line of duty, as well as support Officer Burt Hazeltine who survived multiple gunshots at a school crossing in Paradis in April.Read More...
November 27, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Rotary of St. Charles’ surprise Thanksgiving baskets give hope

When the basket of food arrived, Trinika King was stunned and grateful over the timing of the gift.Read More...
November 25, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Cochran wins race for St. Charles Parish president

Larry Cochran, D-St. Rose, took the lead and kept it for a win as St. Charles Parish president with 8,829 votes over opponent Terry Authement, R-Boutte, who got 6,914 votes in today's runoff race. Read More...
November 21, 2015 at 9:37 pm
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Parish cancer patients to get additional care

Ochsner Health System recently announced a $20 million donation – the largest in the history of the organization – from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owners Gayle and Tom Benson to expand cancer care services and advance clinical research within the Gulf South region.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:57 pm
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Council approves $92.5M budget

At $92.5 million, the 2016 budget for St. Charles Parish includes levee system projects, a new parish District Attorney’s annex and additional personnel for the Public Works Department.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:55 pm
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Local teenager makes giving back not just a habit, but a way of life

Hannah Boquet found her introduction to service through her extracurricular activities, volunteering through the Beta Club, National Honor Society and church outreach events. It wasn’t long before she knew it was her calling.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:37 pm
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HHS senior just wants to help

Hahnville High School senior Lee Robichaux is out to make a difference, and he’s going about it in a unique and positive way.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:33 pm
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Longtime St. Charles county agent retires

Rene’ Schmit lived the enviable life of having loved his job.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:29 pm
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BP Oil Spill money going to flood protection in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish’s share of the BP and Transocean settlements from the Deep Water Horizon disaster may not be large, but plans are to leverage those dollars into millions for flood protection.Read More...
November 20, 2015 at 3:25 pm
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New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman
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A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.