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Nutcracker auditions

Destrehan – The River Region Ballet will hold auditions for the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 15146 River Road, Norco, on Aug. 27. Boys age 5 to 11 will audition from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; boys 12 and older, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; girls 5 to 8 years, 11 to noon; girls 9 to 12 years old, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., dancers 13 years or older, 2 to 4 p.m., and men and women interested in theatrical roles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dancers interested in auditioning on pointe should bring their pointe shoes to auditions. There is a $15 audition fee. Audition forms must be completed and signed by a responsible adult. All dancers must sign in a half hour prior to audition time. No late arrivals will be permitted to audition. For more information, visit www.rrpa.org or email rrbinc94@gmail.com or call (985) 227-6140.Read More...
August 27 at 4:15 pm
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Volunteers sought for Ormond Blvd. cleanup

Destrehan – Volunteers are being sought to beautify Ormond Boulevard on a quarterly basis by picking up trash, weeding and trimming bushes. A cleanup is planned Aug. 26 or 27. For more information or to join, contact Gerald Falterman at (504) 481-7923.Read More...
August 26 at 9:50 am
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Valero Energy Foundation donates $100,000 to American Red Cross for flood relief

Valero Energy Foundation has donated $100,000 to American Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana to aid flood victims. Read More...
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HHS teacher helping shape high school evolution curriculum in pilot study

When the evolution curriculum pilot study begins in January, Hahnville High School teacher Cecelia Gillam-Brown will be among 19 teachers in the United States conducting it.Read More...
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Fishing for Frankie finds success

A record 44 boats braved the elements August 23, to fish the 8th Annual Fishing for Frankie Memorial Bass Tournament at the old Somme’s Marina in Des Allemands. Cash prizes were given for 8 places with 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners and the biggest bass winner receiving plaques in addition to cash winnings. Read More...
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Charging ahead: Wildcats travel to Lutcher for jamboree

Destrehan attempts to avenge its 2015 jamboree loss to Lutcher Friday night as the Wildcats travel to face the Bulldogs in this year’s chapter of the annual exhibition. set to begin Friday night at 6 p.m.Read More...
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Tigers size up major test at home against Jesuit

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio remembers a struggle last year against Jesuit, which left Hahnville with a 17-0 defeat in 2015 jamboree fare. It’s a night he isn’t keen on seeing repeated as his Tigers prepare to host the Blue Jays once again this season Thursday night—junior varsity kickoff is set for 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow. Read More...
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Ambulance triggers multi-vehicle wreck that kills LaPlace woman

A Luling man was driving a St. Charles Parish Hospital ambulance Monday on an emergency call when the vehicle apparently drifted onto the left lane of Airline Highway and triggered a multi-vehicle accident involving a fatality.
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August 23 at 4:11 pm
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It was a very wet week In Louisiana

Last week was just plain weird with non-stop continuous rain in southern Louisiana that filled up our rivers and covered our roadways to the point where they became unsafe to drive or even to walk to work.Read More...
August 19 at 12:29 pm
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State departments are spread thin with flooding

In response to record levels of flooding across south Louisiana, state offices in 27 parishes were shut down on Monday and Tuesday as essential personnel turned their attention to ongoing search and rescue operations.Read More...
August 19 at 12:22 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 18, 2016

August 19 at 12:19 pm
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Gaudet

Jenny Lynn Allen Gaudet passed away peacefully in her home on Aug. 11. Read More...
August 19 at 12:17 pm
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Parish Council OKs added cost , work for Ormond repaving project

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $278,528 change order for the Ormond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation project, but not until it clarified why the change was needed for the $3.6 million project.Read More...
August 19 at 12:15 pm
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St. Rose woman fights to walk again after being ejected from car

All Kirsten Fields wants to do it is get back on her feet again – literally.Read More...
August 19 at 12:12 pm
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Destrehan High above state pass rate on AP exams

Destrehan High School’s 45.4 percent pass rate on the 2015-16 Advanced Placement (AP) exams exceeded the state average of 34 percent with Hahnville High School coming within .7 percent of it.Read More...
August 19 at 12:09 pm
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Bayou Gauche father diagnosed with rare disease that attacks organs

When Ron Dufrene began experiencing shortness of breath and other forms of discomfort earlier this year, the Bayou Gauche resident knew there was a problem.Read More...
August 19 at 12:07 pm
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New HHS principal: 'It's good to be home'
New HHS principal: 'It's good to be home'
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Laura Abbey admits she's still getting used to the feeling of sitting in her principal's chair, looking out of the "fish bowl" in the middle of Hahnville High School and at the teachers and students relying on her to lead them.
But while she admits that thought is a bit nerve-wracking, the new Hahnville principal wouldn't trade her position.