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Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House
July 24 at 10:43 am
Dennis Mitchell of Luling had been buying tickets for the St. Jude Dream House giveaways for years because he wanted to give to a good cause, but this year he turned to his wife and announced, “Why not me this year?!”

Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
July 24 at 10:40 am
A Luling family is picking up the pieces after a massive fire potentially caused by a lightning strike engulfed and destroyed their home Sunday night.

New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder
July 24 at 10:36 am
For nearly two years, Lamar and Ruthell Ellis have mourned the loss of their son, Ramal, who was murdered in late 2013 less than a quarter mile away from his home, at the young age of 23.

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’ Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
July 24 at 10:20 am
With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.

Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
July 21 at 11:47 am
A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.

Unlicensed Norco day care shut down in statewide crackdown
July 17 at 1:41 pm
A Norco unlicensed day care was shut down July 8 as part of a joint effort by the Louisiana Department of Education and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, according to a news release by the Department of Education.

Pelicans seem primed to soar
July 17 at 1:26 pm
There are no new faces lacing the roster of the New Orleans Pelicans. A multi-time champion and divisional rival added two major pieces (LaMarcus Aldridge and David West to San Antonio), while another division foe added one of the league’s most coveted free agents (DeAndre Jordan to Dallas).

FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp
July 17 at 11:45 am
The Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church in Luling recently attended Centrifuge Bible Camp at Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tenn.

Destrehan’s Brandi Mason drives hard to the basket. Destrehan girls still a force
July 17 at 11:22 am
That the Destrehan girls basketball team is dominating its summer competition won’t surprise many. That the Lady Wildcats are essentially doing it with a split-squad roster, however, should be truly frightening for future opponents.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck Humane Society Pet of the Week: Huck
July 17 at 10:37 am
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Huck the dog.

Otto Candies left-hander Trent Bergeron delivers to the plate against Deanie’s Seafood. Otto Candies ends season
July 17 at 10:18 am
NEW ORLEANS — For the first time in four seasons, Otto Candies was stopped short of reaching the American Legion state baseball tournament.

Business scorecard delivers poor grades for most of Legislature
July 17 at 9:58 am
The annual legislative scorecard compiled by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry was released Tuesday and includes a grade of “F” for 94 members of the Louisiana Legislature.

Robinson Robinson
July 17 at 9:56 am
Edward Wayne Robinson passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015. He joins his loving wife, Phyllis Gilmore Robinson in Heaven.

Arrests (July 16)
July 17 at 9:54 am
• Luke Schexnaydre, 20, of 246 West B Street in Norco, was arrested July 7 and charged with burglary of a movable and possession of marijuana.

SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates SCP residents will see new water and sewer rates
July 17 at 9:52 am
The St. Charles Parish Council approved restructuring water and sewer fees for 2015-18.

The Mississippi River overwhelms Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road. The photo was taken using the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ Unmanned Ariel System or drone. Bonnet Carre’ Spillway overflows
July 17 at 9:51 am
With the Mississippi River flush with the high waters of the Red River and heavy northern rains, Bonnet Carre’ Spillway Road was quickly flooded and closed.

Chef Carl Schaubhut in front of Cafe’ Adelaide in New Orleans where he is executive chef and introducing catfish dishes based on his Des Allemand family influence. Renowned chef brings Des Allemands culture to N.O.
July 17 at 9:49 am
Chef Carl Schaubhut’s fried catfish tantalizes the taste buds with hints of mustard powder, creole seasonings and a heritage that beckons from the “Catfish Capital of the Universe.”

Millions could be lost with tax credit cut in SCP Millions could be lost with tax credit cut in SCP
July 17 at 9:48 am
With St. Charles Parish being the second largest collector of inventory taxes in Louisiana, officials are bracing for the impact of a 25 percent cut in the state’s tax credit or reimbursement to the companies that pay them on the local level.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
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In memory of a star
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Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Granier takes dominance to college level with Southeastern
Granier takes dominance to college level with Southeastern
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Kade Granier was virtually untouchable during his time on the mound atop Destrehan’s pitching rotation.