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Destrehan running back Kirk Merritt scores on an 82-yard run in his team’s 54-0 playoff win over Pineville. Dominant Wildcats face familiar foe in second round of playoffs
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After destroying Pineville in the first round, the Destrehan Wildcats will travel to face a foe that they defeated just three weeks ago – East St. John.

Hahnville takes high-powered offense on long playoff journey Hahnville takes high-powered offense on long playoff journey
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Coach Nick Saltaformaggio said Hahnville wasn’t trying to send a message, but the Tigers racked up the most points they have all season in a single game, defeating Natchitoches 61-14 to start the Class 5A playoffs last week.

Lajoan M. Fiffie, 39, was arrested after she received a package from China containing $90,000 worth of an illegal drug known as bath salts. Police: Destrehan woman arrested after ordering 2 pounds of bath salts from China
November 18 at 2:29 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office arrested a Destrehan woman after she accepted a package containing more than 1,000 grams of the illegal drug known as bath salts.

Hahnville dominates on the ground in 1st playoff win Hahnville dominates on the ground in 1st playoff win
November 14 at 10:17 pm
A viciously cold night could not stop the Tigers from making a heated statement with a 61-14 victory over Natchitoches Central on Friday, Nov. 14.

John Williams scores on a 27-yard touchdown run. Destrehan routs Pineville, moves on to second round
November 14 at 9:17 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats destroyed Pineville 54-0 on Friday night to cruise past the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Pictured with Officer Gautreaux and Freckles from left to right are David Rodriguez, Camilla Martinez, Judith Navarro, Jordan Sheriff, Logan Shotwell, Gabrielle Williams, and Addison Kolb. St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
November 14 at 12:08 pm
Officer Roy Gautreaux and Freckles, members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department K-9 division, recently visited students at St. Rose Elementary School.

DHS Basic Drafting Students analyze an electrical box taken from the WWII-era Torpedo Patrol Boat (PT-305) being renovated at the National WWII Museum. DHS drafting students help restore WWII boat
November 14 at 12:03 pm
Member of the Destrehan High School basic and advanced drafting classes were invited by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to take part in the restoration of the USS Sudden Jerk.

Beth Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beth
November 14 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Beth, a four-month-old female kitten.

New non-profit to offer Thanksgiving child care for single parents
November 14 at 11:59 am
Assistance for Single Parents is offering a Thanksgiving Camp from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26. The camp is free and open to single parents who are actively employed.

20 Luling teachers receive awards for school supplies 20 Luling teachers receive awards for school supplies
November 14 at 11:56 am
Twenty teachers from Luling Elementary School received $50 to put towards school supplies as a part of the Walmart Teacher Rewards program.

Union Pacific Railroad director of public affairs Drew Tessier (right) presents St. Charles Human Society treasurer Christine Trevett a check for $2500. Generous donations help control pet population
November 14 at 11:53 am
The St. Charles Humane Society was able to spay or neuter 71 pets after generous donations from the Bernice Barbour, Union Pacific Railroad and Walmart Foundations.

DHS senior receives national recognition DHS senior receives national recognition
November 14 at 11:33 am
Destrehan High School senior Brooklyn Gillette was recently recognized as an Outstanding Participant in the 2014-2015 National Achievement scholarship program.

Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship
November 14 at 11:24 am
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the $500-per-semester Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

How a defiant teenager became  the patron saint of artillerymen How a defiant teenager became the patron saint of artillerymen
November 14 at 11:18 am
When a member of the U.S. Army or Marine corps artillery has served in their career with distinction, they are nominated for the Order of St. Barbara. But what does a 7th century Lebanese woman have to do with howitzers?

Biking the banks Biking the banks
November 14 at 11:14 am
The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.

Mimosa Vipers cruise to parish volleyball championship Mimosa Vipers cruise to parish volleyball championship
November 14 at 11:11 am
The Mimosa Vipers won the 12 -14-year-old St. Charles Parish volleyball championship.

St. Rose Pirates win  youth fo otball title St. Rose Pirates win youth fo otball title
November 14 at 11:05 am
The St. Rose Pirates won the 2014 title for their age group.

Can Saints, Tigers recover from stunning losses?
November 14 at 10:58 am
I can not remember another weekend like the past one in which both LSU and the New Orleans Saints lost to bitter rivals in overtime.

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Hahnville swims to district title
Hahnville swims to district title
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The Hahnville High School boys’ swim team combined for 511 points to cruise to the West District championship.