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Former DHS teacher pleads guilty to sex with student, will not serve jail time

Former St. Charles Parish teacher Kimberly Naquin pleaded guilty today (Monday) to two counts related to her relationship with a then 16-year-old female student, but will not serve time in prison.
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March 13 at 4:05 pm
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Accident claims life of Destrehan man

A multi-vehicle car accident claimed the life of 88-year-old Theodore Miestchovich of Destrehan Monday morning, according to Louisiana State Police. Read More...
March 13 at 3:49 pm
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Teacher praises United Way program for saving her life

As one of the first people who has participated in the United Way of St. Charles' Get Fit United program, Mary Popp is convinced it saved her life.Read More...
March 10 at 9:00 am
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The Basketry donating bracelets to battered women

With the goal of donating more than 200 Pandora bracelets to battered women in St. Charles Parish, Kristi Brocato, owner of The Basketry, said her effort is all about “Sisters Helping Sisters” Read More...
March 10 at 7:00 am
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New committee aimed at cutting flood rates in parish

A Flood Aware committee has been named that St. Charles Parish officials expect to help lower residents’ flood insurance rates.Read More...
March 10 at 7:00 am
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Public input sought for bike-pedestrian plan

St. Charles Parish residents will have the opportunity to help identify areas for safe pedestrian and bicycle access to highways in the parish.Read More...
March 10 at 7:00 am
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Luling musical prodigy hits the stage

Kevin Gullage sat at his piano, putting his considerable musical talents on full display. Read More...
March 10 at 6:00 am
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Stolen batteries held up school bus routes

When drivers returned to their buses last Thursday (March 2) after a three-day Mardi Gras holiday, they discovered the vehicles wouldn’t start.Read More...
March 10 at 5:00 am
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Hundreds petition schools to bring back recess

When Andrea Savoie of Destrehan posted her online petition March 2 entitled, "Bring Back Recess in St. Charles Parish Schools," it generated 911 signatures in six days.Read More...
March 10 at 5:00 am
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Former teacher, husband indicted on running meth lab

Ryan and Kristy Allen, who were arrested in January on allegations of running a meth lab at their Luling home, have been indicted by a grand jury.Read More...
March 09 at 5:00 am
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Luling man pleads guilty to shooting man at Birdie’s

Juan Parnell, a Luling man arrested March 8 of last year on charges of shooting a man outside of Birdie’s Food and Fuel in Luling, was recently sentenced to two years in prison on the charge of aggravated battery.Read More...
March 03 at 10:00 am
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Former HHS football player gets ring after 25 years

A former Hahnville High School football player recently received a big helping hand through social media, as the 1992 football state championship he earned with the Tigers was returned to him after it went missing for 25 years. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Local man fighting Lou Gehrig's disease

When Morgan Hogan of Des Allemands was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's or ALS disease last year, a man full of life who loved to work and help others became the one who needed help.Read More...
March 03 at 8:00 am
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Injured Lakewood teacher faces long recovery

Everything changed in an instant for Kristen Kenney, a fourth-grade teacher at Lakewood Elementary who suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident earlier this year - but there are people in her community who greatly wish to help. Read More...
March 03 at 7:00 am
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Des Allemands man survives Endymion crash

When Otto Candies IV found himself underneath a truck hearing an engine revving, he was dazed but thinking something had suddenly gone wrong.Read More...
March 03 at 5:00 am
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Norco woman charged with vehicular homicide in fatal four-vehicle wreck

A Norco woman suspected of driving drunk and accused of causing a fatal four-vehicle wreck today (March 2) on I-55 north has been charged with vehicular homicide.
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March 02 at 5:34 pm
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Destrehan edges Hahnville behind Marceaux’s 12 Ks
Destrehan edges Hahnville behind Marceaux’s 12 Ks
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The Destrehan-Hahnville rivalry always seems to bring the best out of the players of both squads, and that certainly held true in Tuesday’s District 7-5A opener.