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Corps begins reclosing spillway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is gradually reclosing 200 bays of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway, making way for the much anticipated fishing and crawfishing bounty expected with area flooding.Read More...
January 29 at 2:23 pm
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Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race

While the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will not be available for the United Way of St. Charles’ 20th Annual Bridge Run/Walk, those seeking to participate have no need to cancel those plans. Read More...
January 29 at 2:21 pm
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Rare genetic disorder gives Luling child chronic hunger

Luling’s Kelly Robbins was often told her daughter, Kylar, wouldn’t be able to experience the kind of happy life any mother dreams of for her child. Read More...
January 29 at 2:19 pm
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Ayme

Ravernel “Nell” Weaver Ayme passed away on Jan. 17 at the age of 97. Read More...
January 29 at 2:18 pm
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Schaubhut

Gladys Matherne Schaubhut, 95, a native of Black Prince Island and a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:17 pm
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Matherne

Rita Loupe Matherne, 88, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died on Jan. 22.Read More...
January 29 at 2:15 pm
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Keller

Lionel Peter Keller, 83, of Fredericksburg, Virginia passed away Jan. 21at Heritage Hall.Read More...
January 29 at 2:13 pm
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Sheriff says DOTD traffic plan will worsen bridge congestion

With road upgrade work on the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge to begin Sunday, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne chastised the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) for excluding local agencies from providing input in a traffic re-routing plan that could cause substantial additional traffic congestion.Read More...
January 29 at 2:01 pm
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Students learn about conducting electricity

Pictured are Andreas Tregre and Brianna Keller, students in Jessica Farrell’s fourth grade science class at Lakewood Elementary.Read More...
January 29 at 1:59 pm
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Ellis

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Ellis the cat.Read More...
January 29 at 1:55 pm
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Walk brings many together for MLK

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Pilgrimage was in St. Charles Parish on Jan. 18. Read More...
January 29 at 1:51 pm
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Educator becomes her best lesson

Surrounded by playful and curious youngsters at Boutte Christian Academy, Dwornette “Trudy” Fox patiently and lovingly reads a storybook to the children.Read More...
January 29 at 1:47 pm
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Tiger girls hitting stride

After a natural adjustment to a new coach and style of play, the Hahnville girls soccer team appears to be rounding into form just in time for the postseason. Read More...
January 29 at 1:45 pm
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Tigers eye 7th straight district title

Hahnville’s wrestling team eyes a seventh consecutive district championship this weekend at Destrehan, and HHS coach Dan Erwin says his competitors are indeed hungry to add that honor to the program’s growing list of achievements. Read More...
January 29 at 1:44 pm
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DHS alum Reed joins NFL ranks as coach

Ed Reed hung up his cleats after a Hall of Fame worthy NFL career last May, but as it turns out, the former Destrehan High School superstar won’t be straying far from the game.Read More...
January 29 at 1:43 pm
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Hahnville knows Destrehan will be ready for rematch

Hahnville boys basketball coach Rick Spring knows what he and his team will be walking into Friday night when it sets foot into archrival Destrehan’s gym for a key District 7-5A battle.Read More...
January 29 at 1:42 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.