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After year, Destrehan mother tracks dog from flood, relocation to Nebraska

When the truck delivers Evie this week, it'll end an epic ordeal for a dog that was mistakenly given away, survived a historic flood and ended up in Nebraska.Read More...
July 12 at 3:00 am
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Two officers named to Hall of Fame

For years, Capt. Mark Candies and Cpl. Randy Pollet have helped keep their fellow police officers a little safer — and that hasn’t gone unnoticed. Read More...
July 12 at 2:00 am
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2-year-old drowns in swimming pool on Fourth of July

Two-year-old Kevin J. “Bubba” Cortez III was pronounced dead on Tuesday (July 4) in a drowning accident.
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July 06 at 10:27 am
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2017 Industry Guide: OMI Environmental Solutions announces new consulting services

One of the longest standing and trusted oil spill response companies in the world, OMI Environmental Solutions (OMIES) provides solutions to a wide depth of customer environmental requests and remains prepared to leap into action in the face of emergency. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Valero takes pride in being a good neighbor

Being a good neighbor has long been a focal point for Valero, which continues to be recognized for its commitment to giving back to its local communities. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: IMTT personnel are committed to active involvement in the community

International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) – St. Rose, located in St. Charles Parish, has been in operation since the 1960s. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Army specialist given green light by Dow to leave work to help flood victims

When military man Kendall Martin was called into duty by his sergeant last summer, just a week into his new position in the Dow apprenticeship program, he had some definite concerns. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Shell’s Date with Destiny aims to empower, encourage women in the workforce

Educate, empower and encourage is the mantra embodied at the annual Shell-sponsored Date with Destiny career forum, which takes aim at inspiring more women to seek employment in the traditionally male-dominated oil and gas industry. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Monsanto focuses on empowering farmers to feed growing population

Monsanto is a global agriculture company focused on empowering farmers to feed a growing population. Read More...
July 05 at 7:00 am
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Retrial sought for man found guilty of killing DHS student

The attorney for Javon Wells, the 23-year old New Sarpy man found guilty last month of the 2016 murder of Destrehan High School student Kendall Williams Jr., is seeking a retrial for her client. Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Destrehan child loves growing and eating her own food

Sydney Lorio can't always reach the highest cucumber or tomato vines growing vertically in her backyard garden, but that doesn't stop her from getting her daddy to help harvest her treasures.Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Boutte teen turning tragic secret into way to help self, others

Alexus Brennan was struggling in her troubled life when her mother became determined to get her daughter a project that might ease her despair - and she found it.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
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Developer pulls out of Cypress View project

Under opposition from Hahnville residents, the Lafayette developer who proposed the 200-lot Cypress View subdivision has withdrawn the project.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Port of South Louisiana touts link between agriculture, infrastructure

In an opinion editorial in a national publication, World Trade Center of New Orleans CEO Caitlin Cain and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin explain that, for Louisiana, there may be no more critical economic issues than agriculture and infrastructure and hope that both U.S. legislators and the Trump administration come to support infrastructure improvements, especially that of the Mississippi River, the nation’s most vital shipping channel.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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4th of July will rock with Bucktown All-Stars, fireworks

The Bucktown All-Stars and an array of colorful fireworks will highlight St. Charles Parish’s Independence Day celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (July 3) at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
June 30 at 9:35 am
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Luling man arrested in connection with St. Rose double shooting

A Luling man has been arrested and charged with one count of principal to second-degree murder and one count of principal to attempted homicide in connection with the June 23 double shooting in St. Rose.Read More...
June 29 at 1:39 pm
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Boutte native's secret is out: He helped put the first men on the moon
Boutte native's secret is out: He helped put the first men on the moon
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When a Southern University at New Orleans professor told Garland Green's class to aim for the moon and stars in life, Green took it seriously.