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Luling student wins national award Luling student wins national award
April 17 at 12:24 pm
Gabrielle Cantelli of Luling will receive national recognition as a winner of a Scholastic Art & Writing award.

Food for thought Food for thought
April 17 at 12:14 pm
With every bag of food given to those in need at the Matthew 23:35 Food Pantry, Mary Anne Schindler kept thinking about ways to help those in need help themselves even more.

St. Charles Parish - Public wants accountability  on the parish’s tax proposals St. Charles Parish - Public wants accountability on the parish’s tax proposals
April 17 at 12:11 pm
With 6.2 mills of property taxes proposed for a levee protection system and wastewater system upgrades, St. Charles Parish residents told parish officials they acknowledged the need but wanted more accountability before they’d pull the lever for the referendums at the May 2 election.

Hahnville junior Eric Gilmore at Don Raymond Relays Hahnville boys win Don Raymond Relays
April 17 at 12:04 pm
The Hahnville boys track and field team won the Don Raymond Relays. Tiger senior Brandon Singleton led the way, winning the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles.

St. Charles Parish - Shelter’s deaf mascot is no ‘Grumpy Cat’ St. Charles Parish - Shelter’s deaf mascot is no ‘Grumpy Cat’
April 17 at 11:46 am
He’s white, fluffy as a toy and gets his picture taken with admirers who want to feature him on their Facebook page.

Meet Razah – the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter mascot who has his own fans and Facebook page.

St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation
April 17 at 11:44 am
Ranking among top school systems in the nation for use of technology in the classroom, the St. Charles School System accepted the award as confirmation that it’s preparing the “21st century student.”

Hahnville pitcher Lauren Beadle is a workhorse inside the circle recording wins in the last four games. Lady Tigers take down HLB, South Lafourche and Thibodaux
April 17 at 11:43 am
Hahnville was on a roll last week winning four in a row thanks in part to the arm of senior pitcher Lauren Beadle, who’s been “Miss Automatic” in the circle for the Lady Tigers.

Louisiana House Ministry of Propaganda
April 17 at 11:41 am
As I have noted before, the Louisiana Lege has one of the best websites in the country for getting information about what our leges are doing, especially during lege sessions.
Recently, while searching for some information I saw the “News Link” page of the House Communications Office.

Opening of session ignites race for House speaker
April 17 at 11:37 am
Although the governor has traditionally enjoyed tremendous influence over whom the House selects as its leader — and even though the gubernatorial contest is far from being decided — there are already 10 representatives who tell LaPolitics they are either running for speaker or are considering the internal race.

Should we consider a flat tax again?
April 17 at 11:35 am
Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.

Second baseman senior Morgan Foret fields a ground ball for the Destrehan LadyCats Lady Cats extend win streak to 7
April 17 at 11:34 am
Destrehan stayed strong last week with wins over H.L. Bourgeois, North shore, East. St. John and Terrebonne, improving their district record to 11-2.

Sheriff’s Reports (April 16)
April 17 at 11:31 am
Arrests

• Marvin R. King, 58, of 915 Carbona Dr. in Dallas, Texas. was arrested on St. Martin St. on April 10 for a warrant issued on March 17 and charged with simple burglary.


DHS junior Brandon Wild held Terrebonne to six hits in 4-0 shutout Thursday. Destrehan gets ‘Wild’ win over Terrebonne before falling to HHS
April 17 at 11:28 am
Destrehan’s week got off to a good start last Thursday when the Wildcats picked up a 4-0 victory over Terrebonne.

Defective turf will be replaced  at both Destrehan, Hahnville Defective turf will be replaced at both Destrehan, Hahnville
April 17 at 11:27 am
Five years after Destrehan and Hahnville high schools spent $2.6 million to install turf football fields, the turf failed and work will soon be underway to replace them.

Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car
April 17 at 11:25 am
A Destrehan woman who got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend tried to resolve the conflict by hitting him with her car.

Civil War drama films in Paradis Civil War drama films in Paradis
April 17 at 11:23 am
Matthew McConaughey is back in St. Charles Parish filming his new movie, “The Free State of Jones.”
Filming in New Orleans and Lafayette will continue until late May and include scenes with McConaughey in Paradis that require swamp scenes.

Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin throws heat on the hill. Tigers squeak by DHS, stampede over Thibodaux
April 17 at 11:20 am
For the second time this season, the Hahnville Tigers pulled out a slim victory over Destrehan, beating their rival 7-6 on Saturday.

St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure  is ‘for our  children’ St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure is ‘for our children’
April 17 at 11:19 am
St. Charles Parish school officials are working to persuade voters to pull the lever in favor of a $42 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot.

Former councilman Authement running for parish president
Former councilman Authement running for parish president
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After serving 12 years on the St. Charles Parish Council, Terry Authement has announced he’s running for parish president.