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Boutte teen turning tragic secret into way to help self, others

Alexus Brennan was struggling in her troubled life when her mother became determined to get her daughter a project that might ease her despair - and she found it.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
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Developer pulls out of Cypress View project

Under opposition from Hahnville residents, the Lafayette developer who proposed the 200-lot Cypress View subdivision has withdrawn the project.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Port of South Louisiana touts link between agriculture, infrastructure

In an opinion editorial in a national publication, World Trade Center of New Orleans CEO Caitlin Cain and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin explain that, for Louisiana, there may be no more critical economic issues than agriculture and infrastructure and hope that both U.S. legislators and the Trump administration come to support infrastructure improvements, especially that of the Mississippi River, the nation’s most vital shipping channel.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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4th of July will rock with Bucktown All-Stars, fireworks

The Bucktown All-Stars and an array of colorful fireworks will highlight St. Charles Parish’s Independence Day celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (July 3) at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
June 30 at 9:35 am
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Luling man arrested in connection with St. Rose double shooting

A Luling man has been arrested and charged with one count of principal to second-degree murder and one count of principal to attempted homicide in connection with the June 23 double shooting in St. Rose.Read More...
June 29 at 1:39 pm
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Former player plans battle between HHS, DHS alumni

Destrehan High School alumnus Tim Molton fondly remembers the battles between his Wildcats and their archrival Hahnville Tigers during his time with the team, and he seems to have brainstormed a way to add to the tradition of that annual throwdown.Read More...
June 28 at 8:07 am
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Rock scavenger hunt draws over 3,000

As Stephanie Comardelle Parria was dealing with a difficult time in her life, she began to look for different forms of inspiration in her day-to-day life. Read More...
June 28 at 7:00 am
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HHS senior is beating the odds on syndrome with insatiable hunger

When Michael White was born, he felt like a ragdoll when held or what doctors describe as a "floppy baby."Read More...
June 28 at 6:00 am
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Luling expansion clears way for up to 23 businesses

In the latest expansion announced in St. Charles Parish, the Planning Commission unanimously approved a 23-lot second phase for the Esperanza Business Park in Luling.Read More...
June 28 at 6:00 am
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Riding club grows to over 450 members in last year

Those stepping outside of their Willowdale homes on Wednesday evenings may just see the night light up as a team of bicyclists race through - and see many of their neighbors, among those cyclists, getting fit along the way.Read More...
June 28 at 5:00 am
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Historic upgrades begin at Destrehan Plantation

When Austin Vicknair displayed newly completed shutters for Destrehan Plantation, he was holding the equivalent of a history book.Read More...
June 28 at 5:00 am
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Small-town girl's dream business gets national growth

Celeste Austin says the "small town Luling girl" fueled her uptown idea that's become her dream job as a luxury leather handbag designer in her own company called SavvyRoot.Read More...
June 28 at 3:00 am
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One man shot to death, second man injured in St. Rose shooting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a man shortly after 7 p.m. Friday (June 23) in St. Rose.Read More...
June 24 at 4:00 am
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Boutte man found guilty of heroin distribution

After deliberating 40 minutes, a St. Charles Parish petit jury found Darrell Taylor guilty of distributing heroin.
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June 21 at 3:44 pm
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Second man sentenced in connection with 2015 Super Bowl drug bust

Juan Alberto Salinas, who also was arrested in the 2015 major drug bust at a St. Rose man's home on Super Bowl Sunday, pleaded guilty and was recently sentenced on a charge of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I controlled dangerous substance.Read More...
June 21 at 7:00 am
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Metairie man accused of molesting 2 Boutte children

Franklin Martinez Maradiaga of Metairie has been charged with two counts of sexual battery of two juveniles.Read More...
June 21 at 7:00 am
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Magnolia Companies receives Challenge Coins for longtime support
Magnolia Companies receives Challenge Coins for longtime support
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Glen Smith and Gary Smith Sr. of The Magnolia Companies of LA were honored on July 20 by a visit from Chief Deputy Joseph Cardella of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.