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1,000 plan to  protest at Shell over emissions 1,000 plan to protest at Shell over emissions
September 26 at 9:31 am
Around 1,000 protestors led by a former Army lieutenant general plan to picket the Shell asphalt plant in St. Rose after the state refused a request to implement air monitoring in the area.

Norco murder suspect released from jail after charge dropped Norco murder suspect released from jail after charge dropped
September 26 at 9:30 am
A Metairie man arrested in connection with the murder of Norco resident Jay Bertucci has been released from jail after the St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office dismissed the charge against him.

Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament
September 26 at 6:00 am
DESTREHAN – The River Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Golf Tournament (Benefiting Continuing Education and YEA! Young Entrepreneur Academy) on Friday, Sept. 26 at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan.

35th annual Alligator Festival
September 25 at 7:00 pm
LULING – The 35th annual Alligator Festival will be held Thursday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 28.

Hahnville quarterback Austin Perrin scored three touchdowns after being thrust into the starting role last week versus Landry-Walker. He will get his first start this week versus Thibodaux. New QB will lead Tigers into district showdown with Thibodaux
September 25 at 11:17 am
After two nailbiters in a row in which Hahnville took their opponents to triple overtime, the Tigers are hoping for a change of pace when they go up against Thibodaux this week.

Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg and the rest of the Wildcat offense will have to be more consistent as the squad enters district play. Wildcats open district play against high-scoring Terrebonne
September 25 at 11:13 am
After a gritty win against a physical Dutchtown squad last week, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux likes where his team is at as they head into district play against Terrebonne on Friday.

Drunk driver will serve 30 years in jail after causing crash that killed 3 Drunk driver will serve 30 years in jail after causing crash that killed 3
September 25 at 11:02 am
A LaPlace woman was sentenced to 40 years in jail for causing a crash in St. Charles Parish that killed three people and an unborn baby.

Tasty alligator, 8 bands expected to draw 30,000 to Luling fest Tasty alligator, 8 bands expected to draw 30,000 to Luling fest
September 25 at 9:20 am
Around 30,000 people are expected to descend upon Luling’s Alligator Festival this weekend to dine on south Louisiana delicacies, shop for unique crafts and listen to a wide-variety of music from eight live bands.

Learn home remedies and history at presentation
September 23 at 7:00 pm
LAPLACE – African-American home remedies will be discussed at the next German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church family day
September 21 at 12:00 pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold its annual Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 21.

Biblical prophecy event
September 21 at 10:00 am
BOUTTE – CJF Ministries representative Michelle Beadle will address biblical prophecy in a presentation at Life Church on Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.

2nd Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair
September 20 at 11:00 am
DESTREHAN – A health and wellness fair featuring free health screenings, dental checks plus free food and drinks, prizes and kid activities will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Word of Deliverance Outreach Ministry at 13562 River Road in Destrehan.

T-Ball & horseshoe tournament
September 20 at 9:00 am
LULING – A t-ball and horseshoe tournament will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at Monsanto Park located at 200 Sugarhouse Road in Luling.

The most pivotal moment of the game took place when Hahnville cornerback Drew Favre came on a blitz and flattened Landry-Walker Keytaon Thompson for a five-yard loss. Hahnville fumbles way to victory in triple overtime
September 19 at 11:44 pm
For the second week in a row the Hahnville Tigers allowed their opponent to come back from a double digit deficit and take the game to triple overtime, but this time it was the Tigers that came out on top.

Austin Dickerson had two interceptions in Destrehan's 20-10 win over Dutchtown. Destrehan regroups in second half to knock off Dutchtown
September 19 at 10:01 pm
It wasn’t always pretty, especially in the first half, but the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped in the third quarter to put away Dutchtown for a 20-10 victory on Friday.

You’ve got to read this! (Sept. 18)
September 19 at 1:34 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Alyssa Moreau, Ana Rosado, Sarah Benoit, Jha’Quan Jackson, Erica Rodriguez, and Madison Marcel. Social contract acceptance
September 19 at 1:33 pm
During a recent assembly, Tiger time representatives at R.K. Smith Middle School presented the 2014-2015 Social Contract that addresses the agreement of societal cooperation amongst the school’s student population.

Destrehan High School principal Stephen Weber with National Merit Semifinalist Ashlyn Frahm. National merit semifinalist announced
September 19 at 1:31 pm
Destrehan High School has announced that Ashlyn Frahm is a National Merit Semifinalist.

Norco mom crippled after bike crash finishes second triathlon
Norco mom crippled after bike crash finishes second triathlon
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After recovering from a disastrous bike ride two and half years ago that left her mangled with broken and dislocated bones, a Norco mom has gotten back on her bike and finished a triathlon after an arduous recovery.