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Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona
February 27 at 12:46 pm
Emily Charles, 21, had begun to drive herself and five longtime friends from a Luling hotel to Southern California on Feb. 18 when she rear-ended a vehicle and lost control of her SUV at the intersection of Louisiana highways 3127 and 3142 near Dow Chemical Co. in Killona. Charles hit the brakes, but could not avoid clipping the back of the car.
“After that, I don’t even know what happened. We must have flipped,” Charles said.

Obituary: Faucheux Sr.
February 26 at 9:57 am
John J. Faucheux Sr., a resident of Destrehan, peacefully passed away on Jan. 27 at the age of 93. Son of the late John L. and Florestine Z. Faucheux, who would have been so proud of the man he became.

Rashard Poche Killona dog beater re-arrested on felony charges
February 20 at 4:47 pm
A Killona man arrested and released on bail last night for allegedly beating a dog to death was arrested again on a new warrant for felony charges Friday afternoon.

New program brightens day of nursing home residents New program brightens day of nursing home residents
February 20 at 4:27 pm
Valentines poured in to the Ashton Manor assisted living and memory care facility in Luling last Saturday thanks to the implementation of a new online system.

John Cornwell Retired sheriff’s major announces bid for parish president
February 20 at 4:18 pm
Luling resident John Cornwell announced his candidacy in this year’s race for St. Charles parish president with a float rolling in Saturday’s Krewe of Lul parade.

Lakewood Elementary will host a blood drive for 8-year-old Chad Grosch II, who is battling cancer. Parish rallies around 8-year-old battling cancer
February 20 at 4:13 pm
Chad Grosch II loves Legos and playing games on his iPad. He’s also received 10 to 15 blood transfusions in the last three months.

Man charged with aggravated rape of  12-year-old girl Man charged with aggravated rape of 12-year-old girl
February 20 at 3:25 pm
A 28-year-old man was arrested after he was accused of having sex with a 12-year-old girl almost three years ago.
The man’s name is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Luling firefighters Britton Allshouse and Kody Dufrene were awarded the Distinguished Service medal for saving a man’s life in Baton Rouge. Luling firefighters save man’s life by lifting truck off chest
February 20 at 3:15 pm
Two of Luling’s newest firefighters weren’t even done with their basic training when they heard the cry for help.

Starting April 1, St. Charles Parish Hospital will ban cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and all other tobacco-related products from its campus. St. Charles Parish Hospital will ban smoking on campus
February 20 at 3:08 pm
Beginning April 1, St. Charles Parish Hospital will ban smoking throughout the property.

Tevin White Luling Winn-Dixie flasher pleads guilty
February 20 at 3:00 pm
A 19-year-old Ama man accused of flashing two shoppers at the Winn-Dixie in Luling will avoid further jail time but must obtain a mental health evaluation.

Pastor Don Logan Boutte pastor happens upon crash, prays with dying man
February 20 at 2:44 pm
Pastor Don Logan, of Boutte, was coming back from a meeting in Alexandria when the truck in front of him came to a screeching halt while traveling eastbound on Highway 90 in Des Allemands. Logan would later discover that he was only the second person on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident.

Destrehan receiver signs scholarship to Utah Destrehan receiver signs scholarship to Utah
February 20 at 2:27 pm
Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith will suit up for the University of Utah in the fall.

Albert Cammon Middle School caps undefeated season Albert Cammon Middle School caps undefeated season
February 20 at 2:25 pm
The Albert Cammon Middle School girls’ basketball team finished the season without a single blemish, going undefeated against some of the top teams in the area.

Destrehan’s Adam Clavelle shot a 45 at a recent district match held at Cypress Lakes Country Club. Wildcats edge Tigers in district golf match
February 20 at 2:23 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats picked up another district victory after the team combined to shoot 166 at Cypress Lakes Country Club.

Bernie Hebert with a handful of rabbits after a recent hunt. Rabbits on late-season hunting menu
February 20 at 2:21 pm
With the conclusion of duck and deer season in Louisiana and Mississippi, and turkey season still several weeks away, rabbit season remains open and offers hunting opportunities until the end of February.

Sophomore Cara Ursin and the rest of the Destrehan Lady Wildcats enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed and are riding an 11-game win streak. Lady Cats claim district title, enter playoffs as No. 4 seed
February 20 at 2:14 pm
Like just about every high school sports team, the Destrehan girls basketball team set a goal to play for a state championship last year.

From left to right: Emaje Vinnet, Destrehan High School Principal Stephen G. Weber, and Maddie Taliancich DHS students receive national honor
February 20 at 1:57 pm
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich.

Students at Lakewood Elementary march in a second line at a concert Thursday, Feb. 12 with Luling-based musician Tony Gullage. The performance was sponsored by the Jazz Foundation of America. Packing the House
February 20 at 1:53 pm
Romania is a long way from Lakewood Elementary, but the roaring crowd in the school gymnasium seems no less enthusiastic than crown Princess Margareta.

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