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DHS’ Richard leads talented group of locals at state meet

Destrehan’s Jala Richard finished second in the girls triple jump and in the long jump to pace local competitors at the Class 5A state track and field championship meet at LSU’s Bernie Moore Stadium last weekend, while fellow Wildcat Kristian Mosley took a second place finish in the boys 200 meters. Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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ROTC standout is going Army until he gets ‘four stars’

With an Army ROTC scholarship in hand, Adam Eugene is on his way to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to study chemical engineering and business administration.Read More...
May 13 at 7:00 am
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Murdered student received DHS degree posthumously

Kendall Williams Jr. received his degree posthumously.Read More...
May 13 at 7:00 am
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New look - same heart with Norco’s downtown facelift

The first phase of Norco’s downtown revitalization is complete and more upgrades underway and planned.Read More...
May 13 at 6:00 am
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Soccer is his game, but college will be the gain

Bryson Marretta’s interest in math and science is what got him into robotics at Destrehan High School and what is directing him to soon study mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University.Read More...
May 13 at 6:00 am
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Police patrols increased to target speeders on Ormond construction

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has issued more than 300 speeding tickets on the heavily trafficked Ormond Boulevard this year, which has become even more busy with detour vehicles from Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge and now a resurfacing project.Read More...
May 13 at 5:00 am
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Hamada Orthodontics strives to give everyone a reason to smile

Hamada Orthodontics strives to give patients a reason to smile in every way.Read More...
May 12 at 11:19 am
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Budget changes set stage for political brawl

In a dramatic shift away from the Edwards Administration’s priorities, the House Appropriations Committee advanced a state budget on Monday that gives the attorney general autonomous spending control, eliminates the office of inspector general, reverses cuts to a free college tuition program and reallocates funding reductions for safety-net hospitals. Read More...
May 12 at 9:00 am
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Medical Spotlight: Destrehan Discount Pharmacy

Destrehan Discount Pharmacy has been a staple of its community for nearly 50 years, and owner B.J. Burkenstock believes that largely comes down to a simple willingness to do a little more. Read More...
May 12 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan man accused of drunk driving, struck four construction workers

Four highway workers were struck in St. Charles Parish early Saturday morning by a man suspected of drunk driving, according to state police.Read More...
May 07 at 3:00 pm
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Parish online auction

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Office of Procurement is hosing an online auction at www.publicsurplus.com from April 22 to May 6.Read More...
May 06 at 12:32 pm
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Sheriff's Report 5-5-16

May 06 at 11:12 am
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St. Charles Parish Officers Memorial

The 34th St. Charles Parish Peace Officers Memorial Service took place on Tuesday, where a strong turnout of people honored Louisiana police officers killed in 2015, as well as the four St. Charles Parish police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Read More...
May 06 at 10:51 am
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Trauth

Edwin Frederick “Mike” Trauth III, of Paradis passed away at his home on Saturday, April 30 at the age of 63.Read More...
May 06 at 10:50 am
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Gaubert

Lillie M. Gaubert, 79, a native of Timbo, Ark., and resident of Luling passed away on April 26.Read More...
May 06 at 10:48 am
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Spiess

Nola Belle Dufrene Spiess, 98, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on April 24.Read More...
May 06 at 10:46 am
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Wildcats use spring to evaluate, retool
Wildcats use spring to evaluate, retool
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Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux calls spring an evaluation period, and given the Wildcats need to replace six starters on offense and nine on defense going into next season, it wasn’t a time he, nor his coaching staff, would take lightly.