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Cajun Dancers performance rescheduled

DESTREHAN – Due to inclement weather, the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers will perform at the German Coast Farmers Market at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11. This traveling group of second graders will perform authentic Cajun dances, handed down from the Acadians of the 18th century. The German Coast Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan and every Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Winnwood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. To learn more about the markets, go to www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org or follow them on Facebook.Read More...
February 11 at 9:57 am
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Catahoula Lake’s rich, violent history

By Terry Jones

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February 10 at 1:37 pm
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Super Bowl was spectacular, indeed

It was quite a weekend that featured the Super Bowl. Read More...
February 10 at 1:35 pm
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Sheriff's Report: 2-9-17

• Alex Munoz, 23, of 28 Robert Road in Waggaman, was arrested Jan. 31 and charged with possession of marijuana over 14 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Read More...
February 10 at 1:33 pm
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Temple

Peggy Sanders Temple , 84, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 28 at St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling.Read More...
February 10 at 1:31 pm
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Schmill

Lillian Arnold Schmill, 89, passed away Jan. 28 in Lafitte, La., surrounded by loving family.Read More...
February 10 at 1:29 pm
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Green

Betty Lou Cox Green, 88, passed away peacefully in Praireville on Jan. 21 following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More...
February 10 at 1:27 pm
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Police investigating how meth got in second-grader’s bag

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation is continuing into how a white powder later identified as methamphetamine got into a second-grader’s school bag.Read More...
February 10 at 1:19 pm
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Monsanto breaks ground on $1B plant upgrade in Luling

Just before shovels sunk into the ground Friday for Monsanto's near $1 billion plant upgrade in Luling, Plant Manager Enrique Wehlen welcomed everyone to celebrate the chemical giant's largest single investment in its history.Read More...
February 10 at 1:10 pm
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Hahnville teen scores championship as rising star in drone racing

Cain Madere had just one thought as he embarked on the final lap of an intense race.Read More...
February 10 at 1:06 pm
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Luling woman diagnosed with terminal cancer says she'll fight

In the face of devastating news, Luling's Julia Dubret, 50, plans to fight. Read More...
February 10 at 1:00 pm
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Train blocking raises anger in Ormond

Continually getting stuck at a train crossing on Ormond Boulevard for 35 minutes or more has left Kaitlin Gagliano crying, stressed and demanding answers on why this is a constant problem.Read More...
February 10 at 12:59 pm
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St. Rose woman killed in hit-and-run accident

An automobile crash claimed the life of a 20-year-old St. Rose woman last week, while a Kenner man alleged to be responsible was arrested. Read More...
February 10 at 12:57 pm
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Council approves Chevron request for ‘passive drainage’ in Sunset district canals

The St. Charles Parish Council Monday unanimously approved Chevron U.S.A.’s request to not install berms, weirs or hydrologic structures in any canals in the Sunset Drainage District boundaries that could alter the drainage patterns and retention.Read More...
February 10 at 12:52 pm
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Drawing the line on Hwy. 90 median

Business is off nearly 20 percent at Birdie's Food and Fuel in Paradis, a decline that co-owner Mike Hammad blames on the newly installed raised median just outside his door on U.S. Highway 90.Read More...
February 10 at 12:49 pm
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Worker still missing after Paradis pipeline explosion

During an 11 a.m. news conference, officials said that one worker is still missing more than 16 hours after a Phillips 66 pipeline in Paradis exploded.Read More...
February 10 at 11:16 am
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Paradis pipeline explosion claims Thibodaux man’s life, body recovered
Paradis pipeline explosion claims Thibodaux man’s life, body recovered
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The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday.