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Destrehan producer will tackle 'Battle of New Orleans'

Less than a month after releasing "Kidnap" starring Halle Berry, Gold Star Films' Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been brought in to co-produce the Atchity Brothers' stalled "The Battle of New Orleans."Read More...
August 30 at 10:23 am
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Dat Dads cook-off raises more than $27K for cancer victims

More than $27,800 was raised at last Saturday's (Aug. 19) Cooking for a Cause pastalaya cook-off at the West Bank Bridge Park, benefitting the families of Luling's Ann Martinez and Hahnville's Rebecca Tassara. Read More...
August 30 at 10:20 am
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Congressman Graves praises parish's progress on flood protection

As bulldozers pushed tons of dirt for a levee at Ellington Reach in Luling, Congressman Garret Graves told parish officials seeing work underway is the best part of the project for him.Read More...
August 30 at 10:19 am
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Don't shoot! Ama residents say they just want some peace and safety

As hunting season approaches, Jeff Roux is already hearing gunfire almost daily in the rustic community of Ama.Read More...
August 30 at 10:16 am
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State of emergency declared in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran declared a state of emergency as a precautionary measure with further rainfall anticipated this week.Read More...
August 29 at 11:07 am
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Tornado alert issued for St. Charles Parish

The National Weather Service (NWS) in New Orleans has issued a tornado warning for St. Charles and Lafourche parishes until 1:30 p.m. today (Aug. 28).

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August 28 at 12:52 pm
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Alleged slasher of police vehicle tires arrested

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Aaron Rogers today (Aug. 26) for allegedly slashing tires on three police cars in Luling.Read More...
August 26 at 8:42 pm
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Sheriff's Office seeking suspect who slashed 3 police car tires

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a suspect believed to have slashed tires of three police cars.Read More...
August 26 at 12:23 pm
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Parish officials steaming over nonprofit group's water study

The parish's waterworks director criticized a recent study stating the water has cancer-causing contaminants as really being aimed at creating "mistrust and fear of public water supplies."Read More...
August 23 at 7:56 am
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New Sarpy woman wants safer road after four decades of waiting

Sherry Howard has asked for help to curb the constant wrecks that have injured and even taken lives on Airline Highway.Read More...
August 23 at 7:46 am
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Parish rolls back taxes, passing on $600K savings

The St. Charles Parish Council unanimously approved rolling back taxes by more than $600,000 to taxpayers at Monday's meeting.Read More...
August 23 at 7:36 am
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Seniors' ACT scores above state average

St. Charles Parish Public Schools testing of 2017 exceeded the state average in meeting the minimum entry level college score on the ACT standardized test. Read More...
August 23 at 6:50 am
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Planned dog park gets a paw up

Efforts are underway for the much-anticipated dog park for St. Charles Parish.Read More...
August 23 at 6:44 am
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From Lakewood Elementary to ancient Israel

As Erika Spengler digs and sifts through the history of the city of Gezer, she is helping to retell the story of ancient structures dating back 2000 to 1550 B.C. in Israel.Read More...
August 23 at 4:48 am
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 10, 2017

Arrests

• David Hodges, 45, of 107 Touchard Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting an officer. Read More...
August 18 at 7:27 pm
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DHS teacher strives for elite robotics program

When ITT of St. Rose approached Destrehan alumnus Brian Young about leading a robotics team at his high school alma mater, he likely knew that simply creating a stable, lasting program would be satisfactory to those entrusting him with the project.Read More...
August 18 at 7:06 pm
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DHS defense faces stiff challenge as Barbe visits
DHS defense faces stiff challenge as Barbe visits
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For the second time in three seasons, Barbe will visit Destrehan Friday night in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs, with a spot in the state quarterfinals on the line.