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3-year-old killed after being run over by dump truck in St. Rose 3-year-old killed after being run over by dump truck in St. Rose
October 31, 2013 at 12:09 pm
A 3-year-old boy was killed yesterday after he was run over by a dump truck that was backing into a parking spot in St. Rose.

Destrehan forced to forfeit win, five assistant coaches disciplined Destrehan forced to forfeit win, five assistant coaches disciplined
October 30, 2013 at 3:19 pm
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has announced five coaches on Destrehan’s football staff have been disciplined and the program must forfeit its last win.

Destrehan head football coach Stephen Robicheaux addresses players before a game. DHS football coaches suspended amid spying allegations
October 30, 2013 at 10:24 am
Members of the Destrehan High School football staff have been suspended after they were accused of hacking into a website containing detailed information on the South Lafourche High School football program prior to last Friday’s game.

Report: DHS football under investigation for cheating Report: DHS football under investigation for cheating
October 29, 2013 at 5:24 pm
According to the Shreveport Times, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is looking into allegations that a member of the Destrehan High School football staff cheated to give the team an advantage before Friday’s game against South Lafourche.

Parish tosses out 4 of 6 construction bids for Willowridge Levee Parish tosses out 4 of 6 construction bids for Willowridge Levee
October 29, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Despite the fact that four of the six construction bids for the first phase of the Willowridge Levee were disqualified, the parish will still get a bargain if a contract with Southern Delta Construction, LLC is approved by the St. Charles Parish Council.

Gunmen rob Boutte card game Gunmen rob Boutte card game
October 25, 2013 at 9:47 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two armed gunman who robbed a card game in Boutte Estates late last night.

Luling Presbyterian, Methodist churches will combine services
October 25, 2013 at 9:19 am
The final worship service at the Luling United Methodist Church in Luling will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3. After that, the church will move into a unique partnership with a different denomination.

Most St. Charles bridges are in good condition
October 25, 2013 at 9:18 am
Louisiana is one of the worst states in the country when it comes to bridge upkeep, however, St. Charles Parish is one of the better parishes statewide when is comes to bridge maintenance.

Public officials and members of the Dufresne family prepare to cut the ribbon on the new Luling community center. Basketball, business welcomed at Luling community center
October 25, 2013 at 9:17 am
St. Charles Parish officials showed off a $10.5 million community center that is designed to withstand 130 mile-per-hour winds and includes basketball and volleyball courts in addition to meeting rooms.

Council OKs $50 million Bunge project Council OKs $50 million Bunge project
October 25, 2013 at 9:15 am
The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously approved a zoning change for a portion of property owned by Bunge North America in Destrehan that will allow the grain elevator to begin construction of a $50 million upgrade at the facility.

Filmmakers use fog to illuminate the oak trees at Destrehan Plantation for a scene in a ABC Family show called “Ravenswood.” Destrehan Plantation used as backdrop for TV thriller
October 25, 2013 at 9:13 am
Destrehan Plantation will serve as the backdrop for the fifth episode of “Ravenswood,” a television series that will appear on ABC Family.

Games,a magic globe and animal specimens will be on display throughout the East Regional Library in Destrehan. Destrehan is only library in state where kids can ‘Discover Earth’ through unique exhibit
October 25, 2013 at 9:11 am
A traveling science exhibit that includes an interactive magic globe, 42-inch multi-touch computer, animal specimens and educational games opened at the East Regional Library last weekend and will run until the end of the year.

Jay Bertucci was shot to death in his Norco apartment in Dec. 2012. No one has yet been arrested for his murder. Police still searching for answers in Norco murder
October 25, 2013 at 9:09 am
Jay Bertucci was shot to death in his Norco apartment last December, but nearly a year later no arrests have been made in the case and the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is still awaiting further information on the crime.

Mother of disabled boy on mission  to build all-inclusive playground Mother of disabled boy on mission to build all-inclusive playground
October 25, 2013 at 9:01 am
When Benjamin Sirmon was born twenty months ago, it was obvious early on that something was wrong.

Woman charged with negligent homicide after Luling wreck Woman charged with negligent homicide after Luling wreck
October 24, 2013 at 10:02 am
A 35-year-old Thibodaux woman was arrested and charged with negligent homicide after State Police say she caused a crash that led to the death of a Paradis man last night on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.

$3 million, Kelly Clarkson concert up for grabs in school competition
October 18, 2013 at 9:36 am
St. Charles Parish high schools and State Farm are joining forces to help promote teenage driver safety through the nationwide competition “Celebrate My Drive.”

Parish already using plenty of chlorine in water supply
October 18, 2013 at 9:35 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is requiring public water systems across the state that use chloramines to disinfect their water to increase chlorine levels throughout their distribution lines.

St. Rose teen threatened to shoot students, police say
October 18, 2013 at 9:34 am
A 14-year-old St. Rose boy was arrested after police say he made threats in a chat room to shoot up a North Carolina school.

Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer
Suspects eyed in murder of Destrehan church volunteer
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Nearly five months after 23-year-old Ramal Ellis was found shot to death behind the church where he volunteered his time, officials with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office say suspects have been identified in connection with the murder, though any arrests will have to wait until the evidence is fully processed.

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