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Fireman uses 'mouth-to-snout' to save poodle

All Barry Minnich knew as he crawled into a smoldering house in Luling last Thursday was "I gotta find this dog" and then he saw Angel lying on the floor under the kitchen table.Read More...
November 15 at 5:03 am
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Norco woman recalls experience as DHS' first homecoming queen

Although it was 74 years ago, Sadie Digirolamo Trosclair still recalls her surprise when she learned she'd been named Destrehan High School's first homecoming queen.Read More...
November 15 at 3:09 am
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Sheriff's Office seeking St. Rose burglar

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Kevin Richardson who is wanted for simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
November 14 at 4:30 pm
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Festival

The Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival will be held Nov. 11 - 12 at the plantation,13034 River Road, Destrehan.Read More...
November 12 at 10:00 am
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Wildcats win seventh straight, best Alexandria in opening round

J.R. Blood connected with three different Destrehan receivers for touchdowns as the Wildcats put away visiting Alexandria to advance to round two of the Class 5A postseason, winning 33-14 at Wildcat Stadium.Read More...
November 10 at 10:49 pm
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Williams scores five times to lead Hahnville past Denham Springs

Behind 305 rushing yards and five touchdowns by Anthony “Pooka” Williams, Hahnville advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs with a 42-21 victory over visiting Denham Springs.Read More...
November 10 at 10:41 pm
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Former St. Anthony of Padua church making comeback as landmark

The sight of new life in the old St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling getting new life is a welcome one for Cookie Gomez.Read More...
November 10 at 10:18 am
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Golf tournament

Arc of St. Charles will host its third annual Golf Tournament in partnership with Valero on Nov. 10 at Cypress Lakes Country Club at Ormond in Destrehan. For more information, call Kelsey Pollock at (985)785-0971 Ext. 4820.Read More...
November 10 at 10:16 am
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Norco woman says her rare blood disorder won’t stop her being a firefighter

Despite being diagnosed with two life-threatening conditions, Ashley Haydel is a volunteer with the Norco Volunteer Fire Department.Read More...
November 10 at 10:13 am
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Former HHS teacher pleads guilty

Former Hahnville High School teacher and athletic trainer Jeremy Eusea pleaded guilty to a charge of obscenity and can avoid prison time by fulfilling requirements of his two-year probation.Read More...
November 09 at 5:55 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Michonne

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Michonne.Read More...
November 08 at 12:41 pm
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Honoring St. Charles veterans

Before joining the military, Eddie Dewhirst hardly knew what Veterans Day was until he served in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Global War on Terrorism.Read More...
November 08 at 10:54 am
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River Parishes fest will offer food, music, rides

The River Parishes Fall Festival has been a hit since the late 1970s, when the event first began at Norco's Sacred Heart of Jesus School as a penny party. Read More...
November 08 at 10:45 am
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Destrehan Plantation fest making comeback this weekend

With an additional 8 acres of parking available for this weekend's anticipated 15,000 visitors, the Destrehan Plantation's Fall Festival is back with some new additions.Read More...
November 08 at 10:42 am
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Breakout year comes to end for Wildcats

After securing a playoff berth for the first time since 2013, a breakthrough season came to a close for Destrehan in its Division I first-round playoff match at St. Amant. Read More...
November 08 at 10:12 am
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Tigers eye bright future

After having to replace all but one starter from last season’s district champion Hahnville volleyball squad, one might have forgiven the team if it took a step back this season.Read More...
November 08 at 10:06 am
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools
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While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change.