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Sunday's Norco Christmas Parade canceled due to weather

The Norco Christmas Parade's will not roll tomorrow (Dec. 4) as planned due to anticipated inclement weather.

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December 03 at 2:33 pm
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Destrehan Plantation Holiday Gala

Destrehan – Destrehan Plantation’s Holiday Gala will be held Dec. 3 at the plantation, 13034 River Road. Tickets are $50 per person and will include food by local restaurants and businesses, candlelight tours of the plantation house, silent auction, door prizes and a raffle for a two-night stay at the Creole Cottage for up to six people. For more information, follow Destrehan Plantation on Facebook, call (985) 764-9315 or visit the plantation store.   Read More...
December 03 at 2:09 pm
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Early voting

ST. CHARLES PARISH – Early voting for the Dec. 10 election will continue through Dec. 3 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voter locations include: West bank: St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville, and East bank: Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, New Sarpy.Read More...
December 03 at 2:08 pm
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American Legion blood drive

LULING - The Luling American Legion Legion Post 131 will host a “Mr. Charlie Oubre Memorial” blood drive with Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. All donors will receive a 50th anniversary Saints Blood Bank T-shirt. All donors are encouraged to eat a “healthy” meal before donating and should bring a photo ID. Individuals taking medication for high blood pressure or cholesterol can donate. The American Legion is also collecting items for the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home. New items needed include T-shirts that are large, X-large, 2X-large, puzzles (1,000 piece), drawstring pants (medium and large), Hershey bars, hot Styrofoam cups, Kleenex, men’s slippers (various sizes), toothbrushes (soft), toothpaste, Efferdent denture cleaner, denture adhesive, cough drops, shampoo (regular size), and white crew socks.Read More...
December 03 at 2:08 pm
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Norco man sought for vehicle burglaries

Richard Travis Barham of Norco is being sought in connection with alleged vehicle burglaries at Shell-Motiva, also in Norco. Read More...
December 03 at 1:37 pm
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Destrehan's run ends at hands of Landry-Walker

Destrehan simply had no answers for Landry-Walker. Read More...
December 02 at 11:01 pm
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Bayou Gauche man killed in boat crash remembered as loving father

Remembered as a man who "loved his wife and kids more than life," Bayou Gauche resident Bart Dufrene Jr.'s death from a boat crash stunned the close-knit community Monday.Read More...
December 02 at 7:08 pm
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St. Charles Parish Hospital Gift Shop Sale

LULING – The Lagniappe Gifts & Goodies Gift Shop, located inside St. Charles Parish Hospital to the left of The Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria, will have its annual Christmas Sale on Thursday, Dec 1, and Friday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All items in the gift shop are 20 percent off. Free gift with $20 purchase. Further markdowns on selected merchandise. Gift wrapping is available. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258.Read More...
December 02 at 2:08 pm
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Lewis

Henry Lewis, 71, on Sunday, Nov. 20, at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Luling.Read More...
December 02 at 10:39 am
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Dufrene

Bart Dufrene Jr., 35, a native and resident of Bayou Gauche, went home to be with our loving Lord, on Monday, Nov. 28.Read More...
December 02 at 10:38 am
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Landry

Gary Gerard Landry, 63, a native of New Sarpy and resident of Raceland passed away Nov. 28.Read More...
December 02 at 10:36 am
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Montero

Carolyn Stroud Montero, 73, went to be with our Lord on Nov. 25.Read More...
December 02 at 10:34 am
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Oswald

Lynette Braud Oswald, 87, died Nov. 25 at her home.
Oswald was raised in Norco and was a former resident of Destrehan before moving to the Stony Point Community near Franklinton nearly 40 years ago. Read More...
December 02 at 10:33 am
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Scholl

James “Jack” Scholl Jr., 48, passed away on Nov. 23.Read More...
December 02 at 10:31 am
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Sheriff's Report - Dec. 1, 2016

Arrests

• Joseph Wright, 47, of 231 McKinley St. in Houma, was arrested Nov. 14 and charged with possession with intent Schedule IV (three counts), distribution or marijuana, possession with intent of Schedule II (three counts) and possession/distribution of a legend drug (seven counts). Read More...
December 02 at 10:25 am
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Orgeron gets the big job

We’re glad to see a homegrown Cajun has earned the job of head football coach at LSU. Read More...
December 02 at 10:23 am
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Bayou Gauche mother’s brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk
Bayou Gauche mother’s brain surgery leaves her fighting to walk, talk
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Mandy Macalusa Champagne’s multiple surgeries to remove a brain tumor has left her fighting for every bit of her recovery, but not without help from her family and friends who say they’re going to bring “Supermom” back to Bayou Gauche.