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This 91-year-old is a world globetrotting grandmother who loves traveling

Virgie Naquin has lived in Des Allemands all of her life, but that hardly means she’s content to stay in one place.
The 91-year-old never has been, really. Her travels have taken her to England, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Canada, Nova Scotia, California, Alaska and Hawaii, to name a few. Read More...
May 12 at 9:24 am
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Ama and Luling residences substantially damaged by fire

Area firefighters fought blazes at residences in Luling and Ama that substantially damaged both structures.Read More...
May 12 at 9:00 am
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Des Allemands native’s genetic disorder requires kidney transplant

By the time Clay Usea was diagnosed with Berger's disease, his kidney function was down to 25 percent and would eventually require a transplant.Read More...
May 12 at 7:00 am
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Mother of murdered DHS student wants answers

With it being a year since her son's brutal murder, a grieving Kelly Walker just wanted to remember the humble, quiet child who loved Mustangs.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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St. Charles schools rank above state average for gifted students

St. Charles Parish Public Schools exceeded the state’s 5 percent per-school average of gifted and talented students, as well as ranked among Louisiana’s top school systems with these students.Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
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Norco man pleads guilty to raping 14-year-old

A Norco man has pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old girl in 2014 and will serve 12 years in prison. Read More...
May 12 at 6:00 am
11362 Views

Legendary rocker, son tour parish filming History Channel show

When English rocker Ozzy Osbourne's photo appeared on Truck Farm Tavern's Facebook page, the usual 700 views skyrocketed to more than 30,000.Read More...
May 12 at 4:00 am
7745 Views

Animal shelter staff attends boot camp to prepare for hurricane season

St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter staff attended the Louisiana Partnership Animal Responder Boot Camp May 1-5 in Ruston for training.Read More...
May 08 at 12:32 pm
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School tax renewals get voter approval

St. Charles Parish voters supported the 10-year renewal of two property taxes for public schools, according to Saturday’s unofficial but complete election results.
Proposition 1 - 43.18 mills tax - was approved with 69.12 percent approval or 1,909 votes. Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Driver charged with texting in Destrehan bus accident

The driver of a Nissan Xterra is accused of texting just before hitting and then pushing a Honda Accord under a school bus at a regular stop around 3:14 p.m. Monday (May 1) on Ormond Boulevard.Read More...
May 05 at 10:00 am
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Parish will seek state funding for 2 boat launches

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously passed resolutions aimed at seeking state funding for two boat launches.Read More...
May 05 at 9:00 am
3730 Views

Waterford 3 employee recovering from burns suffered in home fire

Ashley Loupe's injuries are healing, but her journey to get herself back to normal and pain-free has just begun. Loupe, who has worked at the Entergy Waterford 3 plant in Killona for the past six years, suffered major burns in a March 15 house fire that has required skin grafts to her affected areas, which included her face, ear, neck, leg and arms. Read More...
May 05 at 8:00 am
5862 Views

Owners of historic plantation site oppose Highway 90 detour

Luling residents Greg and Phoebe Cellos oppose the proposed U.S. Highway 90 realignment, arguing it would put the roadway within a "stone's throw" of their historic home place and site of the original Mozella Plantation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:00 am
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Shell resumes control of Norco complex

In 1929, Shell purchased the refining company from which the city of Norco earned its name. And, in a sense, Monday marked a day where everything old became new again, and a community was reintroduced to its roots.Read More...
May 05 at 6:00 am
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St. Rose man at center of 2015 drug bust sentenced

A St. Rose man from whose residence police reportedly seized 78 pounds of marijuana, 19 firearms and more than $36,000 in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More...
May 05 at 5:00 am
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United Way’s ‘Aha’ moment on job training

It’s called the United Way Workforce Development Program, but its economic impact could be immeasurable to the people who get the help they need to improve their income.Read More...
May 05 at 4:00 am
1600 Views

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World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls
World Series trip a bonding experience for St. Charles girls
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Some of St. Charles Parish’s best and brightest young softball players had the rare opportunity to compete against many other top players across the nation last week, as the 8U and 10U All-Star teams competed at the Babe Ruth World Series at Jensen Beach, Fla.