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Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
August 16 at 7:53 am
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Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this. Read More...
August 16 at 7:49 am
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Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths

When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.Read More...
August 16 at 6:52 am
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How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry

While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.Read More...
August 16 at 6:46 am
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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
August 16 at 6:35 am
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85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
August 16 at 5:45 am
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Public meeting on millages

The St. Charles Parish Council will hold a public meeting on adopting millages at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville.Read More...
August 14 at 8:36 am
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Pre-sports physicals

St. Charles Parish Hospital Middle School Pre-Sports Physicals will be available Saturday, Aug. 12, at the following school locations: J.B. Martin - 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. for last names beginning A-M and 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., last names N-Z; Harry Hurst - 10:30 a.m. - noon; R.K. Smith - noon - 2 p.m.; Albert Cammon - noon - 2 p.m. at St. Charles Parish Hospital Medical Office Building (enter at north entrance), 1057 Paul Maillard Road, Luling. A physical will cost $15 in cash or checks only. A signed physical form is required. Parent attendance is mandatory. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at Donna.Palahang@ochsner.org.Read More...
August 12 at 9:48 am
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Blood drive

American Legion Post 131 will host a “Mr. Charlie Oubre Jr.” Memorial Blood Drive with the Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. Donors are encouraged to eat a good meal before donating and can donate while taking medications for high blood pressure or cholesterol. Donors must bring a photo ID. For more information, contact Richard Bordner at (504) 343-5092.
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August 12 at 9:44 am
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Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm
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Ensemble members

The Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble is looking for new members as it begins its 2017 Fall season of “Christmas In The Movies”. The chorus, under the direction of Brian Martinez Jr., is open to all, from middle school age to adults. Rehearsals are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, 7 – 9 p.m., at Lakewood Elementary School, 501 E. Heather Drive, Luling. No auditions or previous experience necessary. For more information, call (985) 652-0162, or email laovation@gmail.com or visit laovation.org or Facebook.com/ovationensemble. The first rehearsal will be held Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Read More...
August 10 at 9:47 am
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Luling Elementary named among 3 schools statewide for Don’t Quit! Fitness winners

Luling Elementary School was among three schools announced to receive a $100,000 fitness center.Read More...
August 09 at 2:27 pm
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Being alone with the Lord each day can help us get our priorities straight

Father Wilmer Todd

In one of his daily meditation Bishop Sam Jacobs make a distinction between aloneness and loneliness. Read More...
August 09 at 2:17 pm
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Supporting local preparedness

Joshua Joachim is chief executive for the American Red Cross of LouisianaRead More...
August 09 at 2:15 pm
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There’s good and bad in St. Charles Parish

There has been good news and bad news about the safety of being in St. Charles Parish lately. Read More...
August 09 at 2:11 pm
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Is race for Senate president starting early?

One of the more substantive issues looming over the next term of the Louisiana Legislature is who will succeed Senate President John Alario to lead the upper chamber. Read More...
August 09 at 2:06 pm
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Council sends Entergy back to drawing board
Council sends Entergy back to drawing board
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The St. Charles Parish Council "postponed indefinitely" Gulf South Pipeline's gas compressor station that would be a part of Entergy's $869 million St. Charles Power station in Montz.