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Judge Penny visits St. Charles Parish Library for Black History Month

LULING – Best-selling author and former LaPlace resident Judge Penny Brown Reynolds will discuss the celebration of Black History Month on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. All St. Charles Parish Library events are open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or lauren.pitz@myscpl.org. Read More...
February 03 at 9:59 am
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New Orleans man accused of raping and kidnapping Norco woman

A New Orleans man accused of kidnapping and raping a Norco woman before allegedly throwing her out of his vehicle on I-10 has been arrested.
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February 02 at 2:57 pm
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St. John Theatre holding auditions

Reserve – St. John Theatre will present “Broadway on da Bayou,” a Broadway style variety show.  Auditions will take place between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the theater in Reserve.  Callbacks will be held on 6:30 p.m. Jan 31. Directors Alina Casero and Kate Kuen will hear all auditioners who appear. Auditioners should prepare a song, scene, skit, monologue, dance, rap, or reading with a Broadway theme although all acts will be considered.  Selections should be no longer than four minutes. Show dates are March 3, 4 and 5. For more information,see the SJT Facebook page or call Managing Director Crystal Faucheux at (504) 676-4700.Read More...
January 31 at 2:05 pm
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DHS teacher-student sex cases are part of national ‘epidemic,’ expert says

Multiple teacher-student sex cases at Destrehan High School could be a “culture problem,” but these cases are more likely part of a national epidemic, according to a national expert.Read More...
January 29 at 3:13 pm
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HHS academic coach helps athletes step up game in class

When Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio sought help for a talented player struggling academically a year ago, he had a good idea of where to turn.Read More...
January 29 at 2:53 pm
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Ayme

Ravernel “Nell” Weaver Ayme passed away on Jan. 17 at the age of 97. Read More...
January 29 at 2:52 pm
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Schaubhut

Gladys Matherne Schaubhut, 95, a native of Black Prince Island and a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:51 pm
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Matherne

Rita Loupe Matherne, 88, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died on Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:47 pm
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Keller

Lionel Peter Keller, 83, of Fredericksburg, Virginia passed away Jan. 21at Heritage Hall.Read More...
January 29 at 2:45 pm
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Sheriff’s Reports (Jan. 28)

Arrests

• Carrita Jenkins, 27, of 318 S. Fashion Blvd. in Hahnville, was arrested Jan. 17 and charged with issuing worthless checks over $500 and having an SCSO attachment. Read More...
January 29 at 2:43 pm
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St. Charles Parish to be a travel center

St. Charles Parish is on its way to a big increase in its part in offering increased and improved air service to the South Central United States of America ,which is somewhat in the center point of air travel in the Western Hemisphere.Read More...
January 29 at 2:41 pm
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Edwards administration met with surprise pay raises

During the final weeks and months of former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tenure, leading up to his last regular workday on Jan. 8, his office and cabinet heads implemented millions of dollars worth of pay raises for state employees and made nearly two dozen board and commission appointments that were not publicized. Read More...
January 29 at 2:39 pm
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Serving up success at Rye Canteen

After years of running businesses for others, Barrett Roberts decided to give up sitting behind a desk and do something he’s always wanted to do – open his own restaurant.Read More...
January 29 at 2:32 pm
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Cochran keeps most of previous staff intact

Calling it “an honor” to announce executive staff and department heads, new St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran is laying the groundwork for his first administration.Read More...
January 29 at 2:29 pm
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Boutte man accused of stalking, exposing himself

A Boutte man was arrested last week and charged with exposing himself to a female acquaintance. Read More...
January 29 at 2:28 pm
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder

At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.Read More...
January 29 at 2:25 pm
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Body of man from capsized boat identified
Body of man from capsized boat identified
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The body of a man lost when his workboat capsized in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge on Dec. 30 has been identified as Jayme Swafford, 36, of Hammond.