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Rottweilers on death row after attacking Luling man

Labeled the worst bite case in Jena Troxler’s eight years as the St. Charles Parish Humane Society’s veterinarian, two Rottweilers implicated in the December attack of a Luling man were both ordered to be euthanized.Read More...
April 01 at 6:00 am
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Boutte mom admits breaking toddler’s leg, arms

Accused of fracturing the leg and arms of her then 14-month-old son, a Boutte woman has pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile.Read More...
April 01 at 5:26 am
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Arkema to invest $16M in ‘tank field’

Arkema Innovative Chemistry has completed construction of 12 tanks, completing the first phase of a $16 million project to provide and expand storage capacity at the Hahnville site.Read More...
April 01 at 5:00 am
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2 sea turtle nests found on Grand Isle

In the middle of last summer on Grand Isle — amidst the ongoing speckled trout bite, multiple fishing rodeos and daily boatloads of anglers crossing the bridge over Caminada Pass onto Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island — three unseen visitors stealthily paid a visit to the beach in the middle of the night. Read More...
April 01 at 5:00 am
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Bayou Gauche native headed to Miss Louisiana USA competition

Now that she’s won the Miss UL Lafayette 2016 title, Kristal Marie Breaux is on her way to competing for her dream – Miss Louisiana USA.Read More...
April 01 at 4:18 am
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New medical services come to East Bank

Saying St. Charles Parish was “blessed with the best medical community,” John Landry, chairman of the parish’s Hospital Board, cut the ribbon March 23 officially opening Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan.Read More...
March 31 at 11:56 pm
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Wal-Mart evacuates for bomb threat

Wal-Mart customers and employees were evacuated from the Boutte store today (Thursday) after receiving a bomb threat.Read More...
March 31 at 11:29 am
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Cox closes local office

Cox Communications customer are being routed to neighboring offices and online services since closing its offices in St. Charles and St. Bernard parishes due to low traffic.Read More...
March 28 at 9:43 am
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School Board proposes policy changes to teacher-student communications

Less than three weeks after the arrest of a Hahnville High School teacher for sexual battery, a St. Charles Parish School Board Committee has proposed revisions to personnel policies dealing with sexual harassment of students, child abuse and neglect, electronic communication between employees and students and bullying and harassment. Read More...
March 25 at 9:00 am
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DHS carpentry students aiding their community

Destrehan High School teacher Craig Perrier sensed the satisfaction from the students in his carpentry class after completing projects around the school, and it gave him an idea that this was a group that could strive for more with a little helpful backing.Read More...
March 25 at 9:00 am
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New East Bank complex now offers primary, urgent care

Housing an urgent care facility and Ochsner Primary Care clinic, the newly completed 72,000 square-foot Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan is a project long desired for the East Bank.Read More...
March 25 at 8:00 am
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Father Akordor finds new family

When Father Ed Akordor accepted the bishop’s invitation to pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Norco, the move represented a good opportunity to fulfill his perception of what a priest ought to be for his church.Read More...
March 25 at 7:00 am
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No layoffs expected as Shell takes over Norco refinery

Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. have signed a letter of intent to end their 18-year refining and marketing partnership in a major global deal, but it should be business as usual for the Norco Manufacturing Complex – at least for now.Read More...
March 25 at 7:00 am
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Teens sentenced to prison after crash that killed HHS student

The two teenagers accused of involvement in last summer’s fatal accident causing the death of a Hahnville teen were recently sentenced to serve time in prison. Read More...
March 25 at 6:05 am
5688 Views

S. La. named possible Zika outbreak hot spot in national study

A national study lists South Louisiana among the projected hot spots in the U.S. for a possible Zika outbreak.Read More...
March 25 at 6:00 am
7872 Views

DHS Wildcats going to World Robotics contest

Huddled in the pit, Destrehan High School’s Wildcats Robotics team was still glowing over their robot having put nine balls in the tower in their first match at the Bayou Regional in Kenner.Read More...
March 25 at 6:00 am
910 Views

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New details surface in lawsuit against Dufresne, School Board
New details surface in lawsuit against Dufresne, School Board
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New details have surfaced against former St. Charles Parish teacher Shelley Dufresne accusing her of having sexual relations with her then 16-year-old student more than 40 times.