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Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison
Yesterday at 1:12 pm
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.

DHS salutatorian Ashlyn Frahm is headed to Harvard DHS salutatorian Ashlyn Frahm is headed to Harvard
Yesterday at 11:44 am
Ashlyn Frahm is this year’s salutatorian for Destrehan High School (DHS).

DHS valedictorian Randy Harvey hopes to design sports complexes DHS valedictorian Randy Harvey hopes to design sports complexes
Yesterday at 11:37 am
Although Randall “Randy” Harvey had an idea he might be named Destrehan High School valedictorian this year, he still wasn’t as prepared for the news as he thought it might be.

HHS golf tournament offers chance at free SUV HHS golf tournament offers chance at free SUV
Yesterday at 10:17 am

Hahnville High School is sponsoring a golf tournament on Friday, May 22 at the Ormond Country Club, located at 10 Villere Drive in Destrehan.

Wildcats forge new identity Wildcats forge new identity
Yesterday at 10:10 am
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.

HBO sniper series films in St. Charles HBO sniper series films in St. Charles
Yesterday at 9:37 am
HBO is back in St. Charles Parish filming an eight-part series called “Quarry” that will premiere next year.

Luling writer’s work  of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi Luling writer’s work of life is no fantasy - it’s all sci-fi
Yesterday at 8:53 am
With a sly smile, Lee Stephen admits writing is a way of creating his own adventure.

Mohon Mohon
Yesterday at 8:36 am
Sarah Barrios Mohon, 49, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Thursday, May 14.

ALLEN
Yesterday at 8:33 am
The funeral service for Kelly R. Allen was held May 17 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service. Visitation was held May 16 and resumed at Riverwood May 17.

Sheriff’s Reports (May 21)
Yesterday at 8:30 am
Arrests

Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house
Yesterday at 8:26 am
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.

Louisiana lawmakers give up their independence with ‘toothless’ LFO
Yesterday at 8:22 am
In 1973, the Legislature created the Legislative Fiscal Office (LFO) to provide independent analysis and advice to the legislature on state fiscal matters.

Louisiana industries need to help restore the coast
Yesterday at 8:20 am
John Barry, who was dumped as a member of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East after that organization filed a lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies for destruction of the state coast, wrote an interesting column calling on the industries to change its tune in assisting in coastal restoration.

PAC activity in Louisiana governor’s race even more super-charged
Yesterday at 8:15 am
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.

PAC activity in Louisiana governor’s race even more super-charged
Yesterday at 8:15 am
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.

DHS grad lets life set  the lines of her drawings DHS grad lets life set the lines of her drawings
Yesterday at 8:12 am
Brigitte “Gigi” Dutreix has found her way to express her feelings.

DHS graduate affirms  nursing career doing missionary work in Mexico DHS graduate affirms nursing career doing missionary work in Mexico
Yesterday at 8:09 am
What Sarah Smith learned on mission trips to Mexico will stay with her through life.

DHS grad’s passion for robotics leads Wildcat team to 5% in the world DHS grad’s passion for robotics leads Wildcat team to 5% in the world
Yesterday at 8:06 am
Ryan Fink is quiet and might even appear distracted.

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HHS graduate turns his life around from failure
HHS graduate turns his life around from failure
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Spencer Lee had come to understand he’d made mistakes at Hahnville High School (HHS), but that was also when he realized it was time “to step it up.”