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Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 3, 2017

Arrests

• Preston Payne, 23, of 14368 Moore Ave. in Walker, was arrested July 19 and charged with principal to armed robbery.
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August 09 at 1:47 pm
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Parish postpones $525K site purchase for P&Z relocation

Although the St. Charles Parish government had advertised its intent to buy a 5.6-acre site in Hahnville to expand government services, the move was reversed at Monday’s council meeting.Read More...
August 09 at 1:36 pm
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Sheriff: Teen curfew violators will be detained

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne announced this week that his office will be increasing the number of deputies deployed to enforce the parish’s curfew law, noting violators will be brought in and detained. Read More...
August 09 at 1:30 pm
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American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres

The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.Read More...
August 09 at 11:02 am
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The United States needed a new coat of paint

The United States of America sprawls wide over the Sacred Heart of Jesus School parking lot freshly repainted because a Norco Boy Scout decided he wanted to give back to his former elementary school.Read More...
August 09 at 10:23 am
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St. Rose singer auditions for unique WWII act

When Haley Taylor learned she wasn't chosen for the equivalent of what she called "American Idol 1940s style" with the National WWII Museum, it was okay because what she learned already had her planning for next year's competition.Read More...
August 09 at 10:11 am
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Mennonites keeping faith in the bayou country

It was "with a small beginning and lots of faith" when Chester Wenger started the Des Allemands Mennonite Church in 1918 and it's still running on faith 80 years later.Read More...
August 09 at 10:08 am
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Council sends Entergy back to drawing board

The St. Charles Parish Council "postponed indefinitely" Gulf South Pipeline's gas compressor station that would be a part of Entergy's $869 million St. Charles Power station in Montz.Read More...
August 09 at 10:06 am
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FBI seeking fugitive with connections to Destrehan, Laplace

Dillon Arnez Davis is wanted in connection with the Aug. 2 robbery of Chase Bank at 3540 Williams Blvd., Kenner.Read More...
August 06 at 4:47 pm
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Business news: Access Health expanding dental services, facilities in Luling

Dr. Michael Boudreaux says whats going on at the St. Charles Health Community Center "is pretty big."Read More...
August 04 at 2:02 pm
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Avondale man arrested in Burger King shooting

An Avondale man accused of targeting an ATM worker at an Elmwood bank and then attempting to rob him at a Burger King drive-through window in Boutte was arrested Thursday.Read More...
August 04 at 11:47 am
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Arrest made in Burger King shooting, attempted robbery

An arrest has been made in the Wednesday's Burger King shooting and attempted robbery.Read More...
August 04 at 8:48 am
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Luling's Ruby Caine leads storied life

Ruby Caine leads a double life.
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August 03 at 2:40 pm
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Stein's Cleaners takes over Bosco's location

For almost 40 years, sisters Evelyn and Gloria Sandolph greeted customers at Bosco's Cleaners, and although the name in the front of the store, now Stein's Cleaners, has changed, the friendly faces of those two Luling natives remain entrenched as ever. Read More...
August 03 at 2:37 pm
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St. Charles Printing is a one-stop shop for building image

At St. Charles Printing and Fastsigns of St. Charles, the diverse array of services offered to customers in a one-stop setting is a true rarity. Read More...
August 03 at 2:34 pm
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Parish to open community center as shelter today
Parish to open community center as shelter today
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St. Charles Parish spokesman Tristan Babin said the Edward A. Dufresne Community in Luling will be open to the public as a shelter beginning at 4 p.m. today.