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69,000 state job vacancies expected in tech field by ‘18
Anticipating growing competition for skilled workers, Dow stepped up efforts with a program called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math education – to literally create a K-12 pipeline to fill these highly sought jobs.
Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer
Everyday is a winding road for Flynn Donoho and his dog, Diva, yet it has been in these wide, open spaces where he has found his purpose.
Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.
Luling couple take part in bridge ‘Super Bowl’
Only the truly skilled, determined and competitive can even aspire to one day be called lifemaster. This is checkmate in a power game that players equate in skill to chess.

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Truck driver crashes into three vehicles in Boutte, charged with DWI - 11299 views
A truck driver was arrested and charged with a DWI after crashing into three cars and injuring three people in Boutte on Tuesday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.
42 child pornography images found on Norco man’s computer, police say - 5381 views
A Norco man has been arrested and charged with one count of pornography involving juveniles.
DHS star makes history - 4986 views
Destrehan High School sophomore Cara “Moon” Ursin has been chosen as Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for girls’ basketball, becoming the first athlete in the history of St. Charles Parish to win the award.
U.S. Attorney busts Destrehan mother- daughter team in $1M tax return scam - 3600 views
Lashanda Vinnett, 30, of Destrehan has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States and the Internal Revenue Service.

Sheriff’s Reports (March 26)
Arrests •Deangelia Jackson, 43, of 200 Congress Dr. in Avondale, La. was arrested on March 18 along Louisiana Hwy. 90, and charged with DWI, improper control of a motor vehicle, suspended driver’s license and DWI - child endangerment.

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St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers
St. Joseph altars offer opportunity for gratitude, prayers
St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will have the altar for viewing and serving food from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the church at 17292, La. Highway 631. Viewing only will continue until 2:30 p.m.

Sunday Walk with Sissi, Photo submitted by Macy Oertling
Sweet Dreams, Photo submitted by Brandy Dufrene
laying out by the water, Photo submitted by Lindsey Cash
Kylie Loves to Smile!, Photo submitted by Brandy Dufrene

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Boutte Christian Academy Elementary/Jr. High
Boutte Christian Academy Elementary/Jr. High 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