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Our coast needs a lot of attention
Yesterday at 12:41 pm
Louisiana’s erosion along the coast needs more attention before it is too late. It’s time to speed up the process so our water wonderland doesn’t leave the land behind completely.

Man accused of failing to tell partner he has AIDS Man accused of failing to tell partner he has AIDS
Yesterday at 9:07 am
A 34-year-old man accused of failing to tell his partner that he has AIDS had his bond lowered so that he could attend a program that helps heal and empower people living with the disease.

New statewide smoking ban goes into effect, but parish has more stringent law New statewide smoking ban goes into effect, but parish has more stringent law
Yesterday at 9:06 am
A new state law took effect on Jan. 1 that bans smoking within 25 feet of a public entrance at all state office buildings, but St. Charles Parish has had a more stringent smoking law on the books since 1988.

New Sarpy heroin dealer sentenced to 2 years in jail New Sarpy heroin dealer sentenced to 2 years in jail
Yesterday at 9:05 am
A New Sarpy man was sentenced in federal court to two years in prison and three years of supervised released after being convicted of heroin distribution.

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center will build a new, $73 million Wellness Center that will include swimming pools, running tracks, a fitness center, gymnasium and medical facilities. $73 million health center features solar-heated pools, self-powering elevators
Yesterday at 9:03 am
Self-powering elevators, solar-powered water heaters and regenerative pool filters are just some of the “green” innovations coming to a new Wellness Center on the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center campus.

Two teens were arrested after a Willowdale resident saw someone run up to a home and steal a package left on the doorstep. Police: Teens follow delivery truck to steal packages
Yesterday at 9:01 am
Two teens are accused of following a delivery truck through Luling in order to steal packages from doorsteps.

Devin Donald Kidnapping case moves forward after court’s ruling
Yesterday at 9:00 am
The case against a 21-year-old Reserve man accused of trying to kidnap a Hahnville student at gunpoint will move forward after a ruling by the state’s 5th Circuit Court of Appeal.

The Satellite Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Jan. 30. Satellite Center students have gone on to become competitive chefs, theme park designers and television producers
Yesterday at 8:57 am
As it prepares to celebrate 10 years, it’s easy to forget that the Satellite Center did not get off to a smooth start.

Employees at First National Bank USA in Boutte hold up prom dresses that were donated by members of the community. On Feb. 28, students from Hahnville, Destrehan and Central LaFourche will be able to come to the Lord’s House Community Church in Luling to either swap an old dress or donate a non-perishable food item in exchange for a dress.
Pay it forward group trades prom dresses for food
Yesterday at 8:53 am
Two months ago, Luling resident Lisa Bilich stumbled upon several buy/sell/trade Facebook sites while trying to get rid of an old dryer. Though she soon found a prospective buyer, Bilich said God put it in her heart to give the dryer away for free.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said that synthetic marijuana is not a single chemical, but a regularly changing formula of chemicals sprayed onto a smokeable substance. Dangerous synthetic marijuana on the rise
Yesterday at 8:49 am
A new variant of synthetic marijuana may be coming to St. Charles Parish that could put emergency responders, and the public, in danger.

Urinetown, the musical
January 29 at 9:34 am
HAHNVILLE – The Hahnville theater will hold the opening night of the musical “Urinetown” at the Hahnville Auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 29, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Obituary: Guidry
January 26 at 2:24 pm
Clyde J. Guidry of Luling, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23 at the age of 85.

Fontainette Bradley scored 17 points in Hahnville’s loss to East St. John. Hahnville drops back-to-back district games
January 23 at 3:11 pm
After starting district play 3-0, the Hahnville Tigers have lost their last two league games against East St. John and H.L. Bourgeois.

Ed Orgeron LSU lands 2 of nation’s best recruiters
January 23 at 3:08 pm
LSU landed two of the top recruiters in the nation when head coach Les Miles announced that former Alabama inside linebackers coach Kevin Steele would become his team’s new defensive coordinator and former Ole Miss/USC head coach Ed Orgeron would become the defensive line coach for the Tigers.

Dwaine Thomas HHS linebacker commits to Texas A&M
January 23 at 3:04 pm
Hahnville linebacker Dwaine Thomas will live out his dream to play in the Southeastern Conference. After a trip to Texas A&M over the weekend, the standout defender verbally committed to the Aggies.

Hahnville head coach Phillip Bychurch said his team needs to be more consistent as they enter the heart of their district schedule. Lady Tigers fall to DHS, ESJ but rebounds to beat Bourgeois
January 23 at 2:58 pm
It’s been an up and down season for the Hahnville Lady Tigers.

Destrehan junior Trey Jones drives down the court against Thibodaux. Jones nailed a buzzer-beater that gave his team a 48-47 win over the Tigers. Destrehan doesn’t let size get them down, wins 2 of last 3
January 23 at 2:54 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats are now 3-2 in district play after victories over Thibodaux and South Lafourche bookended a loss to Central Lafourche.

Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen Mimosa selects Mardi Gras King and Queen
January 23 at 2:52 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School 2015 Mardi Gras King and Queen are Evan Oubre and Alix Champagne.

MLK’s legacy in St. Charles
MLK’s legacy in St. Charles
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Lifelong St. Charles Parish resident Edward Murray was only 11 years old when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot.