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Bailey Leon (left) and Meghan Schexnayder Hahnville cancer survivor bonds with young girl fighting for her life
November 27, 2014 at 12:23 pm
After surviving cancer, a Hahnville makeup artist has forged a special relationship with an 11-year-old now fighting her own long-standing battle against the disease.

St. Rose woman killed in Thanksgiving hit-and-run
November 27, 2014 at 9:30 am
A 25-year-old St. Rose woman was killed early Thanksgiving morning when she was hit by a vehicle on St. Rose Avenue. The driver who hit the woman fled and is being sought by state police.

Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal Known for producing NFL talent, Hahnville, Destrehan meet in epic quarterfinal
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
There are only eight football teams left in the Class 5A playoffs and two of those teams hail from St. Charles Parish, which is a remarkable feat considering the fact that 32 teams began their playoff journey three weeks ago.

ADM files lawsuit over genetically modified corn
November 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has sued a Swiss agribusiness because they say that company’s genetically engineered corn has tainted much of the regular corn crop in the United States. That has caused China has rejected shipments of corn from ADM, resulting in “tens of millions of dollars” in losses, ADM said.

Teens charged with vandalizing Ormond Park
November 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Two juveniles are accused of causing $3,500 in damage at Ormond Park.

The Destrehan High School band performs at UL-Lafayette. DHS band will perform in oldest Thanksgiving parade
November 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm
The Destrehan High School band will perform a New Orleans medley as part of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia this Thursday.

Van T. Bell Early life of Des Allemands Navy aquanaut shrouded in secrecy
November 26, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Though much of his work for the Navy remains classified, a former Des Allemands resident finally received some long-overdue recognition for his contributions in the private sector as a deep sea diver.

Shelley Dufresne Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with student
November 25, 2014 at 1:20 pm
Destrehan High School English teacher Shelley Dufresne, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, pled not guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile on Tuesday in St. Charles Parish.

Early voting begins Saturday
November 21, 2014 at 10:32 am
Starting Saturday, St. Charles residents can vote early to decide three local justices of the peace and a U.S. senator.

St. Charles Parish detective catches 4 men trying to steal street sign
November 21, 2014 at 10:31 am
Four out-of-towners were arrested Thursday night after they were caught removing a street sign by a detective who happened to be driving in the area.

Candidate thinks opponent should  be disqualified Candidate thinks opponent should be disqualified
November 21, 2014 at 10:30 am
A justice of the peace candidate might face censure, or worse, pending a ruling from the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Judiciary Commission.

Volunteers who were a part of a Praxair leadership program planted 15 trees in Rathborne Park last week. Volunteers breathe new life into park by helping replace cut-down trees
November 21, 2014 at 10:28 am
Nearly 30 hazardous trees were removed from Luling’s Rathborne Park in September, but an industrial gasses company stepped in to make sure that residents will enjoy plenty of shade in the future.

Council members say they never use texts to solicit votes during meetings Council members say they never use texts to solicit votes during meetings
November 21, 2014 at 10:27 am
The Louisiana attorney general’s office recently ruled that it is against the law for St. Charles Parish Council members to text each other instructions on how to vote during public meetings, despite the fact that there is no evidence of any council member ever doing so.

Triangle Food Store will soon reopen as Luling Discount and will sell seafood po-boys. Triangle Food Store set to reopen following liquid marijuana bust
November 21, 2014 at 10:26 am
The Triangle Food Store at the intersection of Paul Maillard and River roads in Luling will reopen soon under the name Luling Discount. The store closed two months ago following the arrests of the former owner and manager for selling liquid marijuana.

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of History Channel TV show “American Pickers,” are looking for St. Charles Parish residents who have odd, unique and interesting antiques. Residents with odd antiques could be featured on TV show
November 21, 2014 at 10:25 am
St. Charles Parish residents with barns, warehouses or buildings full of odd, unique and interesting antiques could get the chance to be featured on a History Channel TV show.

Destrehan man accused of raping 2 young girls Destrehan man accused of raping 2 young girls
November 21, 2014 at 10:24 am
A 54-year-old Destrehan man was arrested after he was accused of raping two young girls - one of whom was related to him and another who was a family friend.

Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat Restoring a legend: Destrehan students help rebuild WWII PT boat
November 21, 2014 at 10:22 am
A piece of south Louisiana naval history is one step closer to reliving its glory days with the help of Destrehan High School students.

Lajoan M. Fiffie, 39, was arrested after she received a package from China containing $90,000 worth of an illegal drug known as bath salts. Police: Destrehan woman arrested after ordering 2 pounds of bath salts from China
November 18, 2014 at 2:29 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office arrested a Destrehan woman after she accepted a package containing more than 1,000 grams of the illegal drug known as bath salts.

Women sought for high-paying jobs
Women sought for high-paying jobs
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Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Date With Destiny program was created to literally build a pipeline for women to enter the petrochemical field – and it’s working.