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Have the courage to be holy
March 13 at 11:07 am
What does it mean to be holy in today’s world? To some, holiness is an abstract concept that they cannot define, but will know it when they see it in someone.

Consistent prayer leads to many blessings
March 13 at 11:00 am
Below I share a prayer experience as I entered into one of the mysteries of the Rosary. It is vulnerable to share my deeper heart of prayer because it is a very intimate and sacred time with God. And, as well, it is difficult to fully capture the extent of what I may experience; because it is always hard to capture in words the deeper heart experiences.

Let’s give Jindal a chance
March 13 at 10:57 am
Will Bobby Jindal be our next president? Don’t hold your breath.

Radio ad pulls Jindal into governor’s race
March 13 at 10:44 am
State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, has thrown the first media jab in the race for governor with a radio spot that started airing on black radio stations two weeks ago in the Acadiana region.

Hahnville runner wins state title
March 13 at 10:40 am
Hahnville native Semaj Lewis made a run, literally, for the Division II 60-meter dash state championship at the LHSAA track and field event in Baton Rouge, where he crossed the finish line in 6.99 seconds to win the title.

Sheriff’s Reports Sheriff’s Reports
March 13 at 10:40 am
Arrests

• Mandy M. Darensbourg, 27, of 138 S. Kinler St. in Boutte was arrested on March 3 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Improvements underway at intersection of La. highways 3127 and 3142 Dow fights for light at dangerous intersection
March 13 at 10:31 am
How many people have to die or get injured to get a traffic light erected at a dangerous intersection on the highways of Louisiana? It’s a question on the minds of some who travel to work along Louisiana Highway 3127 between Luling and Killona.

The Destrehan Lady Wildcat beat Ursuline and Chappelle in the Catfish Classic tournament, which was held in Luling. Destrehan goes 2-2 in weekend tournament
March 13 at 10:28 am
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team finished even at the Catfish Classic, winning two games while dropping a pair of contests.

Surveillance camera shot of truck speeding away from the scene. Sheriff seeking driver who damaged drainage ditch
March 13 at 10:27 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a four-wheel pickup truck caught on video vandalizing the drainage ditches on East Heather and Willowdale Boulevard in Luling.

Hahnville justice of the peace resigns post Hahnville justice of the peace resigns post
March 13 at 10:09 am
Anyone looking to get married by the justice of the peace in Hahnville anytime soon is going to have to find another way to tie the knot - at least in District 1.

Hahnville sophomore Madison LeBlanc hits a single to the outfield in Saturday’s Catfish Classic softball tournament at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. Lady Tigers fall to Mount Carmel, but rebound to finish tourney 3-1
March 13 at 10:02 am
The Hahnville High School girls’ softball team went 3-1 under new head coach Gerry Nugent in the Catfish Classic tournament, which was held at West Bridge Park in Luling last weekend.

Dufrene nets a white catfish, the few he’s catching in one of the worst seasons at this time of year that he’s seen in his more than 50 years fishing in Des Allemands. Cold weather chills catfish catch
March 13 at 9:46 am
It’s was a cold, dreary morning on Dufrene Ponds in Des Allemands and another disappointing one for fisherman Dennis Dufrene as he continued to find few catfish on his lines.

Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats Former chief sues fire department over harassment, threats
March 13 at 9:32 am
In a bizarre case where Stanley Wajda accused certain members of the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department of threatening him for exposing FEMA fund fraud, the former fire chief has fired back with a lawsuit seeking damages.

Workers cross the line Workers cross the line
March 13 at 9:20 am
Although both sides are uncertain about exactly how many have done so, both the United Steelworkers union and Shell-Motiva have confirmed union strikers in Louisiana have crossed the picket line.

Wilkie Wilkie
March 09 at 1:56 pm
Larry Glen Wilkie, 72, of Farmerville, Louisiana, passed away on Feb. 7.

Sac-a-lait bite on in Des Allemands Sac-a-lait bite on in Des Allemands
March 06 at 3:11 pm
Rising temperatures have led to large catches of sac-a-lait in Des Allemands.

St. Charles residents encouraged to clean up community at Trash Bash St. Charles residents encouraged to clean up community at Trash Bash
March 06 at 2:26 pm
As volunteers continue to sign up for March 7’s spring Trash Bash event, organizers are busy behind the scenes putting together a fun celebration in honor of the event’s hard-working volunteers.

Senior Ashlyn Frahm with school Principle Stephen Weber Destrehan student named finalists in National Achievement program
March 06 at 1:42 pm
Ashlyn Frahm was recently announced as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program.

Cashio’s Food Villa  has new name, owner
Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner
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Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.