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Two-month-old Averlee Hebert is an “extremely happy baby.” Baby Averlee doesn’t let deafness stop happiness
July 17 at 9:46 am
When Mitzi Hebert brought her newborn daughter, Averlee, to the doctor for what she thought was a routine follow-up examination, she wasn’t prepared for what she was about to learn.

Gary Hackabay producing a film production in Louisiana. St. Rose producer behind several major films
July 17 at 9:44 am
As with all great movies that begin with a man following his girlfriend to New York City so went the real-life story of Gary Huckabay.

“Batman and Robin” as portrayed by Larry St. Germain and grandson Devin. Destrehan grandfather, grandson are real super heroes
July 17 at 9:42 am
While Batman and Robin are known for keeping Gotham City safe from the Joker, Riddler and Penguin, around here they’re known for something very different — bringing some joy into the lives of numerous youths.

Michael Granier Marrero man accused of raping Luling woman
July 17 at 9:40 am
Michael Sean Granier, 40, of Marrero has been arrested and charged with forcible rape of a Luling woman.

At right, Debra Rieder, executive director of the newly formed Assistance For Single Parents (AFSP), (center) coordinates Saturday’s giveaway at the East St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department in Destrehan. Dressing for success for school
July 17 at 9:28 am
With five children to dress for school, Christina Moore of Boutte eagerly picked out uniforms Saturday at St. Charles Parish’s first Back To School Uniform Giveaway.

Southeastern’s Kade Granier helped the Lions to the first conference championship in program history. Granier takes dominance to college level with Southeastern
July 17 at 9:07 am
Kade Granier was virtually untouchable during his time on the mound atop Destrehan’s pitching rotation.

Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification Parish chief administrative officer earns LSU economic developer certification
July 17 at 12:41 am
Buddy Boe has been named a certified Louisiana economic developer by the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business/ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute – Executive Education, Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA).

Missing Luling teen found safe outside of St. Charles Parish
July 14 at 8:43 pm
Luling teen Nicholas Giangrosso, who went missing Monday afternoon, has been located, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Missing Luling teen found safe outside of St. Charles Parish
July 14 at 8:43 pm
Luling teen Nicholas Giangrosso, who went missing Monday afternoon, has been located, according to Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Teen reported missing in Luling Teen reported missing in Luling
July 14 at 6:36 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 14-year-old Luling teenager reported missing.

How do we find peace in our lives?
July 10 at 3:36 pm
Do you ever just plop down on the down on the sofa and say, “Dang, I’m tired? I’m worn out from all the running around today.

Uncertainty clouds state’s fiscal future
July 10 at 3:30 pm
The state’s new fiscal year started on July 1 with a budget that lawmakers and the Jindal Administration say is balanced, but Louisiana’s longterm financial outlook remains as murky as ever as tax collections fail to impress and an ongoing review by national credit rating agencies is nearing completion.

Coastal restoration plan getting better
July 10 at 3:28 pm
At last, Louisiana’s efforts to put together a massive $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan it adopted in 2007 is showing some progress in its financing.

Boutte man fought virus but never gave up on life Boutte man fought virus but never gave up on life
July 10 at 3:26 pm
Soon after donating blood, Mark Melancon of Boutte got a letter from the blood center with the devastating news that he had hepatitis c virus.

Council wants ARC tax dollars spent in parish Council wants ARC tax dollars spent in parish
July 10 at 3:22 pm
What started as yearly legal housekeeping on collecting property taxes for the St. Charles Parish Council became a discussion about ensuring the newly approved .7-mill tax for ARC of St. Charles is spent entirely in the parish.

Sheriff’s Reports (July 9)
July 10 at 3:21 pm
Arrests

• Fredrick Jackson, 17, of 2321 Jena St. in New Orleans, was arrested July 1 and charged with negligent homicide and reckless operation.

Destrehan business  plan is ‘the smell sells’ Destrehan business plan is ‘the smell sells’
July 10 at 3:18 pm
Wayne Andrus says he and his son, Bryant, have one of the world’s simplest, yet effective, marketing plans for their business.

St. Charles Parish gets national accreditation St. Charles Parish gets national accreditation
July 10 at 3:16 pm
St. Charles Parish’s emergency and disaster preparedness capabilities ranked it among 13 programs accredited nationally.

Sports

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Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
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A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.