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Destrehan Plantation’s annual Spring Heritage Day

DESTREHAN – Destrehan Plantation’s annual Spring Heritage Day is Friday, April 22, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the plantation grounds at 13034 River Road in Destrehan, Louisiana. Students of all ages can learn about the self-sufficient lives of the free and enslaved who lived and worked on the plantation in the 18th and 19th centuries. Admission is $7 per student, teacher and chaperones. School groups are allowed one complementary teacher admission per 25 students. A tour of Destrehan plantation is an additional $5. To register call Angie Matherne, Heritage Education Coordinator at Destrehan Plantation, (985) 764-9315 or email destreheritage@destrehanplantation.org.Read More...
April 22 at 3:22 pm
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Warwick

Mary Grace “Bhoudi” Warwick passed away on April 16th, 2016 at her home in Luling. She was a native of Pittsburgh, Penn. , and resident of Luling for the past 20 years.Read More...
April 22 at 10:24 am
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Newman

Bernadine Jane Newman, 85, a native of Simmesport, La., died on April 10. Read More...
April 22 at 10:23 am
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Hodge

Joseph “Mike” Livingston Hodge, 77, a native and resident of Golden Meadow, passed away on April 16.Read More...
April 22 at 10:21 am
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Comardelle

Gary P. Comardelle, 67, a native of Des Allemands and resident of Bayou Blue, passed away on April 18.Read More...
April 22 at 10:20 am
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Allemand

Charles Joseph “C.J.” Alleman passed away on Friday, April 15 at the age of 71. Read More...
April 22 at 10:14 am
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Dr. K Movement aims at motivating, educating

Dr. K Movement Inc. takes aim at more than one ultimate goal, but its way of reaching both come down to motivating and educating. Read More...
April 22 at 10:12 am
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Former councilman named Public Works director

A longtime political figure in St. Charles Parish politics, Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux has been appointed head of the parish’s Department of Public Works.Read More...
April 22 at 10:10 am
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‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo

With hardly a glance from anyone, Christopher James walks into class with Hamilton and starts his schoolwork at Hahnville High School.Read More...
April 22 at 10:06 am
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This one-eyed black cat is actually lucky

Jill Young wasn't looking for another pet when she heard Voodoo the one-eyed black kitten's story, but she knew what she had to do at that very moment.Read More...
April 22 at 10:00 am
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HHS grad hits it big with million dollar clothing line

Bayou Gauche native Mason Dupre just knew that somehow, some way, he was cut out for business. Read More...
April 22 at 9:55 am
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Destrehan senior makes history as parish's first state Student of the Year

Even days later, Destrehan High School's Cole Grieshop shook his head in disbelief. Read More...
April 22 at 9:47 am
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Wildcats wrap up season at Barbe, fall 10-4 in 1st round

Destrehan’s softball season came to an end on the road at the hands of a hot-hitting Barbe team Tuesday, the Wildcats falling 10-4 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. Read More...
April 22 at 9:00 am
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Chamber: Higher taxes, promoting growth

Festival time is here and the weather has been fantastic.Read More...
April 22 at 8:00 am
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Southeast Louisiana provides so much fun

If you live in Southeast Louisiana - St. Charles Parish included - you live in one of the most fun-filled places on the planet. Just take a look at what happens in our area each year.Read More...
April 22 at 8:00 am
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Fallout over revised budget with less revenue begins

Hinting at a second special session that may start the day after the ongoing regular session ends, on June 7, Gov. John Bel Edwards made a personal appearance before the House Appropriations Committee last week to reveal his proposed budget changes to address $750 million in less revenue for next fiscal year. Read More...
April 22 at 8:00 am
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HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
HHS welders are eager to forge their careers
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Dalton Comardelle and Manuel Medina have big plans.
As Hahnville High School graduates, the two have just completed the school’s welding program and plan to go into business together as welders. They are among the school’s trade career success stories.