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Team members are: Kneeling (L-R) Tabitha Tabb, Taylor Boone, Rylee Gautreaux, Abby Christen and Anna Faucheux. Standing (L-R) Jazmine Young, Kaela Schiro, Lorissa Sells, Caitlyn Cancienne, Bailey Abadie, McKenzie Erwin and Alyssa Chategnier. Coaches are: (L-R) Corey Faucheux, Kristen Faucheux and Larry Boone. 14U All-Stars finish second in state tourney
July 18 at 10:23 am
The St. Charles Parish 14U All-Stars won second place at the state tournament.

Jala Richard New Sarpy girl takes home AAU gold medal
July 18 at 10:22 am
Jala Richard, an upcoming freshman at Destrehan High School, put on quite a show at the AAU Club Championships in Orlando, Fla.

Easton Melancon has scored four touchdowns in Team USA’s three victories during a world tournament. Former HHS QB leads USA to gold medal game
July 18 at 10:20 am
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon has helped lead Team USA to the gold medal game against Canada.

Austin Perrin impressed during a seven-game tournament, batting .389. Hahnville slugger lands on national All-Tournament team
July 18 at 10:18 am
Austin Perrin, an upcoming sophomore at Hahnville High School, was named to the All-Tournament team for his performance during the Perfect Game 15U WWBA National Championship.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt has blown away college recruiters at camps this summer, which has led to offers from LSU, Alabama, Auburn, Oregon and Texas A&M. Star DHS receiver wins national championship in skills competition
July 18 at 10:15 am
Even though he has yet to begin his senior season, Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt is making a name for himself across the nation.

Senate race becomes most expensive ever waged in state
July 18 at 9:27 am
By Jeremy Alford

If you’re already growing weary of seeing all those television ads about Louisiana’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race, then you’ll take little comfort in learning that there’s now more money flowing into the candidates’ campaign accounts than in any other comparable statewide election in recent history.

Marine teaches valuable lesson
July 18 at 9:26 am
For those of you who happened upon Allie Stevens last week as he was making his way west on Highway 90 pulling a 400-pound rickshaw as part of a 5,000-mile journey from Oceanside, Calif. to Miami, Fla., you may have wondered what this man was doing pulling a colorful cart in the brutal Louisiana heat.

Arrests and thefts (July 17)
July 18 at 9:23 am
•Armand A. Troulliet Jr., 36, of 322 Luke Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested on July 1 and charged with second-degree battery.

Kim Marousek Parish’s planning and zoning director resigns
July 18 at 9:17 am
The director of St. Charles Parish’s Department of Planning and Zoning has announced her resignation. Kim Marousek said she is leaving the office after accepting a job in the Baton Rouge area.

Dr. Christopher Paris, who will run the CIS clinic, cuts the ribbon to officially open the new cardiac wing of the hospital. $2.3 million cardiac clinic will save lives, CEO says
July 18 at 9:15 am
Less than three months after opening a state-of-the-art cardiac catheter lab that has already treated more than 60 patients, St. Charles Parish Hospital officially unveiled a $2.3 million cardiac care clinic.

Board fed up with school choice law Board fed up with school choice law
July 18 at 9:14 am
St. Charles Parish School Board members are decrying a new law that will allow students attending failing schools in outside parishes to attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools this year.

St. Charles Parish Housing authority ordered to repay $600K St. Charles Parish Housing authority ordered to repay $600K
July 18 at 9:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Housing Authority has been ordered to repay more than $600,000 because they did not verify the income of those receiving subsidized housing payments and allowed unsafe conditions to persist in Section 8 properties, according to a recent federal audit.

Allie Stevens (left) left California five years ago to journey across the country. It took him three years just to make his way through Texas with his 400-pound rickshaw. Stevens was joined for part of his trek by Houma native Chase Toups (right). Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
July 18 at 9:10 am
Allie Stevens was a strange sight to see as he lugged a 400-pound rickshaw along Highway 90 through St. Charles Parish last week.

State asked to investigate Hahnville fire department State asked to investigate Hahnville fire department
July 18 at 9:08 am

After months of bickering within the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) and allegations of mismanaged funds, the fire service members have finally agreed on one thing – the organization should undergo a forensic legislative audit to determine if any money was misappropriated during the reign of former Fire Chief Reginald Gaubert.

IMTT sold for $1 billion IMTT sold for $1 billion
July 18 at 9:07 am
International-Matex Tank Terminals, which operates a terminal in St. Rose, will be purchased by Macquarie Infrastructure Company for $1 billion.

Vacation bible school
July 15 at 9:00 am
DESTREHAN – A vacation bible school will be held from Tuesday, July 15 through Saturday, July 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. each day.

River Region Drama Guild’s summer theatre workshop
July 14 at 6:30 pm
NORCO – This summer the River Region Drama Guild is offering students eight evening summer theatre workshop classes to be held July 14 through 17 and continuing July 21 through 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night.

Library performances by singer Blanch Newsome
July 14 at 10:30 am
HAHNVILLE – Local singer Blanch Newsome will hold two performances at local libraries on Monday, July 14.

Judge sides with spurned Aviation Board nominee
Judge sides with spurned Aviation Board nominee
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The ongoing saga of St. Charles Parish’s Aviation Board seat has taken yet another turn as the St. Charles Parish Council was found in violation of the open meetings law when they nominated Gary Smith Sr. to the board.