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Defective turf will be replaced  at both Destrehan, Hahnville Defective turf will be replaced at both Destrehan, Hahnville
Yesterday at 11:27 am
Five years after Destrehan and Hahnville high schools spent $2.6 million to install turf football fields, the turf failed and work will soon be underway to replace them.

Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car
Yesterday at 11:25 am
A Destrehan woman who got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend tried to resolve the conflict by hitting him with her car.

Civil War drama films in Paradis Civil War drama films in Paradis
Yesterday at 11:23 am
Matthew McConaughey is back in St. Charles Parish filming his new movie, “The Free State of Jones.”
Filming in New Orleans and Lafayette will continue until late May and include scenes with McConaughey in Paradis that require swamp scenes.

Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin throws heat on the hill. Tigers squeak by DHS, stampede over Thibodaux
Yesterday at 11:20 am
For the second time this season, the Hahnville Tigers pulled out a slim victory over Destrehan, beating their rival 7-6 on Saturday.

St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure  is ‘for our  children’ St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure is ‘for our children’
Yesterday at 11:19 am
St. Charles Parish school officials are working to persuade voters to pull the lever in favor of a $42 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot.

St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
Yesterday at 11:15 am
“Disgusting! This is a proven case of ‘who you are and the pull you have with the system!’” Shannon Pugh Polizzi said of Shelley Dufresne’s plea agreement that avoided jail time and having to register as a sex offender.

John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer
Yesterday at 10:13 am
John Paul Devillier has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer in connection with Thursday's apparent ambush shooting of a St. Charles Parish deputy on U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting
April 16 at 3:08 pm
The man arrested in connection with the shooting of Corp. Burt Hazeltine has been identified as 56-year-old John Paul Devillier, of Gulfport, Miss.


Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis
April 16 at 12:21 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Corp. Burt Hazeltine as the shooting victim in an "apparent ambush" in Paradis.

Denise Rocco took this photo of deputies arresting a man accused of shooting a St. Charles Parish deputy Thursday morning. Witnesses describe chaos of St. Charles deputy shooting
April 16 at 11:01 am
Witnesses in Paradis heard gunshots and saw police arrest a man accused of shooting a St. Charles deputy by yanking him out of a silver truck.

St. Charles Parish deputy shot, school lockdowns lifted
April 16 at 9:06 am
A St. Charles Parish deputy that was directing traffic in the Paradis school zone was shot several times in an apparent ambush Thursday morning.

St. Charles Council talking trash - Say they were left in dark about change in garbage collection St. Charles Council talking trash - Say they were left in dark about change in garbage collection
April 10 at 10:56 am
A pilot program initiated in January by Progressive Waste Solutions had St. Charles Parish Council members questioning why they weren’t aware of it and whether they were signing off on a contract change.

Stanco Stanco
April 10 at 10:24 am
Melissa Kelone Verdin Stanco, 47, a native and resident of Luling, La. passed away on Thursday, April 2, at her residence.

Ol’ Man Wigle will be remembered
April 10 at 10:20 am
St. Charles Parish has had residents who were memorable in many ways and one of them just passed away at the healthy old age of 103. We’re sure most people will remember the name attached to this very interesting individual.

Funding, plans ready to finish levee walkway Funding, plans ready to finish levee walkway
April 10 at 10:16 am
With funding and plans in hand, work is expected to start soon on completing the levee bike path system on both sides of the Mississippi River, said St. Charles Parish spokeswoman Renee Simpson.

Reflecting on divine mercy, public revelation
April 10 at 10:03 am
As I reflect on what devotion to divine mercy is for me, I am aware that I would be totally depressed and left to my wretchedness without His mercy. I would be hopeless and wallowing in a mud puddle of my sins and disorders….

Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
April 10 at 9:59 am
If doing for others defines the person, then Ascension Parish’s 10-year-old Katelyn Champagne is reaching out all the way to Africa.

Make a difference in the world
April 10 at 9:59 am
There are some people who, by the nature of their jobs, get to make a difference in the world every day. These include, but certainly are not limited to teachers, policemen, health care professionals, and high school guidance counselors.

Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family
Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family
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Three area organizations have set up funds to accept donations for St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office's Cpl. Burt Hazeltine who was shot Thursday (April 16) in an apparent ambush shooting while directing school traffic.