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St. Charles Parish Council OKs, but questions $5.5M credit line for hospital
St. Charles Parish Hospital representatives got a $5.5 million line of credit for 11 years at Monday’s council meeting, but only after a near hour-long grilling over why they needed more help less than a year after getting a $10 million loan.
DHS salutatorian Ashlyn Frahm is headed to Harvard
Ashlyn Frahm is this year’s salutatorian for Destrehan High School (DHS).
St. Charles Parish ranks 6th for retirement in Louisiana
With St. Charles Parish ranking sixth in Louisiana in a recent survey’s “retirement readiness index,” a local wealth management firm says it’s considerably due to residents being thrifty savers.
Former DHS star, future Hall of Famer retires
The best defensive safety in NFL history is how six-time Pro Bowl selected Raven’s outside linebacker Terrell Suggs described Ed Reed.

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Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison - 3599 views
A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012 killing of 19-year-old Jared Mealey, also of St. Rose.
PAC activity in Louisiana governor’s race even more super-charged - 2578 views
There’s no shortage of super PACs in this year’s gubernatorial race, meaning the special political action committees that can raise unlimited amounts of money but cannot coordinate with the candidates and campaigns they’re spending cash on.
Wildcats forge new identity - 1677 views
After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.
Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house - 1552 views
Ashton Plantation subdivision should have a new resident by Christmas thanks to Destrehan builder Larry Tyson of Tyson Construction, his family and a few other good Samaritans.

Sheriff’s Reports (May 28)
Arrests • William Savoie, 34, of 2351 Ormond Boulevard, Destrehan, was arrested May 18 and charged with theft in value of $750-$5,000 (property from a residence worth $5,100 ) at 5061 La. 3127.

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St. Charles Parish DA denies  preferential treatment for Dufresne
St. Charles Parish DA denies preferential treatment for Dufresne
Saying “someone tipped them off,” a New Orleans watchdog group says it obtained courts documents showing St. Charles Parish District Attorney Joel Chaisson II may have violated the law showing preferential treatment to a former Destrehan High School teacher who accepted a plea deal that allowed her to avoid prison and not register as a sex offender.

Home for Christmas 1945, Photo submitted by Coleen Perilloux
Ormond Plantation, Photo submitted by Brook kornegay
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Boutte Christian Academy Preschool
Boutte Christian Academy Preschool Boutte Christian Academy (BCA) is a childcare and educational ministry of Life Church in Boutte. BCA was founded in 1980 as a Mother's Day Out Program and has grown over the years into a Class "A" Child Care Center and a State-Approved School