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The great shrimp adventure

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July 05 at 8:14 am
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ES&H, Otto Candies battling at Second District tournament

While the American Legion Second District playoffs were initially set to begin Wednesday (June 28), Mother Nature had different ideas, giving teams the impetus to kick things off a bit early.Read More...
July 05 at 8:12 am
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St. Rose native immortalized in Louisiana Hall of Fame

A Destrehan High School legend was immortalized over the weekend in Louisiana sports lore, as Ed Reed was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Saturday (June 24). Read More...
July 05 at 8:06 am
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2017 Industry Guide: OMI Environmental Solutions announces new consulting services

One of the longest standing and trusted oil spill response companies in the world, OMI Environmental Solutions (OMIES) provides solutions to a wide depth of customer environmental requests and remains prepared to leap into action in the face of emergency. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Valero takes pride in being a good neighbor

Being a good neighbor has long been a focal point for Valero, which continues to be recognized for its commitment to giving back to its local communities. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: IMTT personnel are committed to active involvement in the community

International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) – St. Rose, located in St. Charles Parish, has been in operation since the 1960s. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Army specialist given green light by Dow to leave work to help flood victims

When military man Kendall Martin was called into duty by his sergeant last summer, just a week into his new position in the Dow apprenticeship program, he had some definite concerns. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Shell’s Date with Destiny aims to empower, encourage women in the workforce

Educate, empower and encourage is the mantra embodied at the annual Shell-sponsored Date with Destiny career forum, which takes aim at inspiring more women to seek employment in the traditionally male-dominated oil and gas industry. Read More...
July 05 at 8:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Monsanto focuses on empowering farmers to feed growing population

Monsanto is a global agriculture company focused on empowering farmers to feed a growing population. Read More...
July 05 at 7:00 am
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Sheriff's Report - June 29, 2017

Arrests

• Brandon LeBlanc, 22, of 1220 Paul Maillard Road in Luling, was arrested June 19 and charged with violation of protection order, resisting an officer, possession of marijuana (second offense), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of Schedule IV drugs.
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July 05 at 6:00 am
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Retrial sought for man found guilty of killing DHS student

The attorney for Javon Wells, the 23-year old New Sarpy man found guilty last month of the 2016 murder of Destrehan High School student Kendall Williams Jr., is seeking a retrial for her client. Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Destrehan child loves growing and eating her own food

Sydney Lorio can't always reach the highest cucumber or tomato vines growing vertically in her backyard garden, but that doesn't stop her from getting her daddy to help harvest her treasures.Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Boutte teen turning tragic secret into way to help self, others

Alexus Brennan was struggling in her troubled life when her mother became determined to get her daughter a project that might ease her despair - and she found it.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
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'Angel' saves Ama driver trapped in burning SUV

Jared Hydell doesn't consider himself a hero for rescuing Scott Nicholas, but Nicholas' family says he certainly fits the definition of one because he jumped into a burning vehicle to save Nicholas.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
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Developer pulls out of Cypress View project

Under opposition from Hahnville residents, the Lafayette developer who proposed the 200-lot Cypress View subdivision has withdrawn the project.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Port of South Louisiana touts link between agriculture, infrastructure

In an opinion editorial in a national publication, World Trade Center of New Orleans CEO Caitlin Cain and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin explain that, for Louisiana, there may be no more critical economic issues than agriculture and infrastructure and hope that both U.S. legislators and the Trump administration come to support infrastructure improvements, especially that of the Mississippi River, the nation’s most vital shipping channel.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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Girl Scout's houseboat replica is making history
Girl Scout's houseboat replica is making history
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Margo Matherne was thinking "gold" when she pitched the project of building a kid-size replica of a houseboat for the future Des Allemands, Bayou Gauche, Paradis Museum on WPA Road.