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Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast

For those who knew Des Allemands resident Ronnie P. Tregre, they’ll remember him as a man passionate about many things - like family, friends and piloting - and as a man who died doing what he loved.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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New boat launch in the works

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has met with representatives from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries about the construction of a new boat launch between Pier 2 and Pier 90 on Highway 90.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Appeal backfires

A former Luling doctor who received five years of probation in 2006 after pleading no contest to one count of attempted possession of child pornography could be sentenced to up to five years in jail after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal declared the original sentence illegal.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 10:50 am
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Given A Chance

Parish residents with mental and physical disabilities now have more employment opportunities thanks to the Arc of St. Charles.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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To build or not to build

To build or not to build, that is the question when it comes to a new library in Paradis.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Board wants to sell church, but doesn’t want its legacy lost

With nearly six months of discussion behind them, St. Charles Parish School Board members have come to an unofficial agreement regarding the future of the original St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling - sell it.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 9:06 am
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U.S. marshals apprehend men wanted for attempted murder

Two Luling neighbors, who were wanted in connection with a Dec. 24 shooting that left three people with gunshot wounds, have been apprehended by U.S. marshals in Atlanta.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Ex-bandmates team up to find missing ferry bell

The search for the George Prince ferry bell, which spanned almost three years, is now over.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:49 am
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Turning left risky business on Hwy. 90

The opening of a McDonald’s in Paradis has highlighted the need for something to be done on Highway 90 to prevent deadly accidents from occurring in the area.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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Search is on for lost ferry bell

After several meetings, it looks like St. Charles Parish may finally get a monument to commemorate those that lost their lives in the Luling/Destrehan Ferry Disaster. However, committee members are searching for one lost piece of the puzzle that would make the monument really stand out - the George Prince ferry bell.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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Father, military sons together for first time

Easter weekend was extra special for Des Allemands’ Michael Burton. After all, it was the first time in his life that he was able to celebrate the holiday with his two sons.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am
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Paradis man on crusade to clear dangerous crossing

Every morning when Paradis resident Colin Breaux heads to work, he glances across the street at the railroad crossing at Cajun Paradise road and figures it’s only a matter of time before a dangerous accident occurs.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Assault on teacher called rare incident

An 18-year-old Hahnville High School student was arrested recently at the school and booked with battery after twisting his teacher’s wrist as she confiscated his cell phone, authorities say. Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:06 am
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High school students grill panel of parish leaders

Levees, the economy, drugs and teenage speeding were all on the minds of students from Hahnville and Destrehan High Schools, who posed some tough questions to a panel of public officials and other local representatives.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:00 am
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4-car wreck leads to death of 27-year-old Destrehan man

A 27-year-old Destrehan man, Rafael Rangel, died April 3 after his 1990 Toyota Corolla was involved in a four-car accident on Highway 90 in Jefferson Parish.Read More...
April 08, 2009 at 11:38 am
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An Easter reflection on sin and mercy

By Christopher West

I thought it would be fitting during this Easter to reflect on a really bad three-letter word that rarely gets mentioned anymore: sin. We needn’t fear this word so long as we never talk about it, think about it, or otherwise acknowledge it outside the context of its five-letter antidote: mercy.Read More...
April 08, 2009 at 11:37 am
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A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade
A mourning Bayou Gauche community reschedules parade
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As the Bayou Gauche community mourns the death of resident Bart Dufrene Jr., who was killed Monday in an a boat crash on Bayou Des Allemands, its annual Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade has been rescheduled to Dec. 10.