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Wildcats must corral star rusher in first round game

Destrehan fell a victory short in its bid to return to the Superdome last season, and the always dangerous Wildcats are riding a surge of momentum into a postseason in which they hope to take that next step. Read More...
November 08 at 10:02 am
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Parish president proposes $101M budget for 2018

Saying the administration has been kept on a path of "sustainability," Parish President Larry Cochran has proposed a $101 million budget for 2018.Read More...
November 08 at 7:00 am
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Parish tourism is on the rise

More than 50,000 people are anticipated to visit Destrehan Plantation this year, making it one of St. Charles Parish’s tourism hot spots.Read More...
November 08 at 5:22 am
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Stormy year brings more mosquitoes in St. Charles

This year's moderate temperatures combined with heavy rainfall and storm surges from hurricanes Harvey and Nate contributed to an increase in mosquitoes, as well as helping them stay around longer.Read More...
November 08 at 4:00 am
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Luling teacher won't quit cancer fight

Kellie Growl's fight with cancer started with a routine eye exam that led to a diagnosis only two specialists in the nation knew how to handle and a journey of incredible strength that she is still on today.Read More...
November 08 at 3:00 am
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School board member questions letter grading of public schools, but not charter schools

While public schools are subject to performance review and letter grades each year by the Louisiana Education Department, the same is not true for all charter schools — and at least one St. Charles Parish school board member believes it's well past time for that to change. Read More...
November 08 at 2:25 am
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Citizens panel invites land prospects for boat launch sites

As its first order of business, the newly named West Boat Launch Citizens Advisory Committee issued a request for available property for potential launch sites in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
November 07 at 4:15 am
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Wildcats shut down Terrebonne, win sixth in a row

Destrehan and Terrebonne each took the field in their regular season finale Friday night knowing that a victory would likely cement a strong seed in the Class 5A postseason — and thanks to a suffocating defensive effort and balanced offensive attack, those spoils will go to Destrehan, 28-7 winners on the road.Read More...
November 03 at 11:58 pm
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Hahnville blasts Bourgeois, earns outright district title

“Paint the wall!” was the chant of Hahnville students in unison following their Tigers’ 49-0 home win over H.L. Bourgeois, imploring their players to update Tiger Stadium’s wall of district championships to reflect the 2017 crown they secured just moments before.Read More...
November 03 at 10:11 pm
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Parish approves upgrades for Norco, Montz wastewater stations

The St. Charles Parish Council hired the engineering firm Shread-Kuyrkendall & Associates on Monday to design Montz and Norco wastewater lift station upgrades.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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Des Allemands preservationist leaves lasting legacy

Craig Matherne remembered his father’s early days born on a houseboat in Bayou Des Allemands in 1930, which fueled his intense devotion to preserving a dearly loved lifestyle for generations to come.Read More...
November 03 at 6:45 pm
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American icon disappears without notice

William Everett was ready to do what he had done for 32 years as he drove up to drop mail in the blue collection box on Lakewood Drive in Luling, but it was gone.Read More...
November 03 at 6:41 pm
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New restrictions create burden for local crabbers

For Whitney Curole of Des Allemands, being a fisherman is an "always" kind of thing — he's been a crabber since his teenage years, following in the footsteps of his father, and that passion for fishing runs throughout his entire family.Read More...
November 03 at 6:38 pm
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HHS teacher wants to make mark on school

Rod Naquin doesn't see teaching as an occupation, but as a vocation and investment in a community he cares so deeply about. Read More...
November 03 at 6:30 pm
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Firefighters respond to early morning Luling fire, save family pet

Some 26 firefighters responded to a Luling fire early Thursday morning (Nov. 2) that substantially damaged a house and nearly claimed the life of the family’s poodle.
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November 02 at 3:36 pm
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Parish officials discuss having input in state's business tax incentive program

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' sweeping changes to a lucrative property tax benefit program for manufacturing facilities in the state have made their way to St. Charles Parish.
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November 02 at 3:27 pm
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R.K. Smith educator named district's Principal of the Year
R.K. Smith educator named district's Principal of the Year
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Harold Blood's philosophy as an educator is a simple one, but nonetheless extremely effective: putting students and their best interests first and foremost in everything that's done at R.K. Smith Middle School, where he's served as principal since 2009.