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Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers Perform at the German Coast Farmers’ Market Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers Perform at the German Coast Farmers’ Market
March 31 at 9:40 am
Keeping a part of the Cajun culture alive in St. Charles Parish, members of the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers recently performed at the German Coast Farmers’ Market in Destrehan.

First Baptist Church of Paradis annual “Men’s Day”
March 30 at 11:00 am
PARADIS – Pastor Lionel E. Mason and the First Baptist Church Family of Paradis will be celebrating their Annual Men’s Day on Sunday, March 30 at 11 a.m.

Jews for Jesus missionary event
March 30 at 10:30 am
DES ALLEMANDS – The Des Allemands Mennonite Church will host a Jews for Jesus missionary event on Sunday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Jack Iko Memorial 5K Walk/Run
March 29 at 10:00 am
DESTREHAN – This year’s Jack Iko Memorial 5K Walk/Run will will be held on Saturday, March 29 at 10 am.

Parish infrastructure ‘info tour’
March 29 at 8:00 am
HAHNVILLE – Tours will be held March 29 on the West Bank and April 12 on the East Bank between 8 a.m. and noon both days.

Lenten fish fry at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church
March 28 at 4:00 pm
DES ALLEMANDS – St. Gertrude’s Louisiana Catfish Festival is sponsoring a Lenten fish fry every Friday in Lent.

Sheriff's Reports (March 27)
March 28 at 11:39 am
Arrests

•Donnell Miner, 32, of 3110 Dante St. in New Orleans, was arrested on March 19 and charged with two counts of theft of motor vehicle over $1,500 and unauthorized use of an access card.

To give life or to take it
March 28 at 11:37 am
For some women, becoming pregnant is the happiest day of their lives. For others, it can become one of the saddest days. Why is there such a divergence in emotions?

A very different hayride for Edwards
March 28 at 11:35 am
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, 86, is traveling a campaign trail that’s dissimilar in many ways from the one he successfully maneuvered last in 1991.

Rail system along I-10 is a good idea
March 28 at 11:34 am
Now that ex-Gov. Edwin Edwards has come back into the state’s political picture, we might point out that he offered a good idea for the state transportation infrastructure many years ago.

Barton Avenue was closed to through traffic last week by the state Department of Transportation and Development. Construction shuts down Barton Avenue through May
March 28 at 11:32 am
The abrupt closure of Barton Avenue for road construction that will last through May has raised questions from locals about why prior notice was not given before the busy thoroughfare was shut down.

Burial markers unearthed from the Kenner and Kulger cemeteries. Corps delays renovation of slave cemeteries discovered in spillway
March 28 at 11:29 am
The fate of two African American cemeteries that were discovered in 1975 after the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway should become clearer later this year.

A cancer survivor looks at luminaria honoring survivors, those fighting cancer and those lost to the disease. More than 240 will fight against cancer during fun-filled Relay
March 28 at 11:27 am
More than 240 people representing 20 teams have already signed up to walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during this Saturday’s Relay for Life.

Police used this image to track down a man they say stole a truck from St. Rose. Poached credit card leads police to stolen trucks
March 28 at 11:21 am
A New Orleans man who was tracked down after using a credit card left inside of a stolen 2012 Chevrolet Silverado may be responsible for several similar truck thefts in St. Charles Parish, police say.

Edwin Edwards Controversial ex-gov is early frontrunner for St. Charles’ congressional seat
March 28 at 11:12 am
The race for the 6th Congressional District has quickly become the point of focus for Louisiana’s midterm elections after former Gov. Edwin Edwards announced he would be running for the seat last week.

(Left) A sketch of two men seen arguing with Michael Botsay the morning that Botsay went missing. The men were never identified. (Right) Michael Botsay. Clues still evasive in mysterious murder
March 28 at 11:04 am
It was 1982 when 18-year-old Michael Botsay was found next to the Destrehan Canal, dead from a bullet that entered his head at point blank range at his left temple and exited out his right temple.

Teachers of the Year Sarah Stohlman, JulieAnna Smith and Megan Harms. Teachers of the Year will represent St. Charles schools for statewide title
March 28 at 10:59 am
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top educators in their divisions by the school district.

Hahnville’s Brandon Singleton dominated the competition in the 110 meter hurdles, winning by .41 of a second. Sugar Bowl Track Classic sweet for Hahnville Tigers
March 28 at 10:55 am
Five Hahnville athletes who received invitations to participate in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Track Classic this past Saturday all placed in the top four at the event.

Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
Undercover operation nets 41 suspected drug dealers
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A year-long undercover operation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to 34 arrests and warrants for seven more suspected drug dealers who are still at large.

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