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Rescue dogs track down missing autistic boy

Joshua Magee of Hahnville and his new best friend Yellow the dog have both required a form of rescue. But the friendship the two have formed may ensure that neither will need it again. Read More...
May 20 at 7:00 am
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Artistic pursuits make way for studying physics

Vincent Tamplain has a keen eye on his life adventure, which will soon take him to the University of Denver in Colorado.Read More...
May 20 at 6:00 am
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Hexion will begin laying off employees on July 1

Ohio-based Hexion Inc. layoffs in Norco will begin July 1 and continue through January 2019 as the chemical maker phases out operations over the next three years.Read More...
May 20 at 6:00 am
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HHS grad walks across stage to standing ovation

The odds said Zachary Hitt would never have the opportunity to attend his high school graduation, let alone walk across the stage to accept his diploma. Read More...
May 20 at 6:00 am
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Sports writer dreams of job with ESPN

Asia Jupiter says ask any of her friends and they will say when it comes to the Saints and Pelicans, as well as players like the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James, that she is vocal about her sports.Read More...
May 20 at 5:00 am
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Luling bride diagnosed with cancer 10 days before wedding

Jennifer Becnel Burchett had committed to self-checking for breast cancer since 2012 when her mother in Luling and grandmother in Des Allemands had both been diagnosed with it.Read More...
May 20 at 5:00 am
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HHS valedictorian wants to become surgeon, work with Doctors without Borders

For Savannah Whitney, learning she'd been named Hahnville High School's valedictorian represented achieving a goal she'd had since third grade.Read More...
May 20 at 4:00 am
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Chemistry-minded grad wants to design eco-friendly cosmetics

When news broke that Joriyan Lee had won a Posse scholarship, she quickly put her plans in motion.Read More...
May 13 at 10:00 am
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9-year-old with bone marrow transplant wants to be home by his birthday

Early indicators are good that Chad Grosch could meet his goal of returning home in Luling by May 26 for his 10th birthday.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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New Sarpy man charged with rape of 6-year-old

A New Sarpy man has been charged with rape of a 6-year-old family member.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Samaritan has burning desire to make world a better place

Hannah Boquet has spent much of her tenure at Destrehan High School helping others. And as she and her senior classmates move out into the world following graduation, she hopes to lend an even greater helping hand going forward.Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Robotics success guides DHS team captain in future pursuits

What was once a fun diversion for Clayton Harding turned him onto what he believes will be his future career path. Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan High School Salutatorian: Olivia Russell

Destrehan High School salutatorian Olivia Russell has a diverse set of interests — and she’s pretty darned good at all of them. Read More...
May 13 at 8:00 am
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Valedictorian Grieshop heads Destrehan Class of 2016

After being named Louisiana's 12th grade Student of the Year, it seemed extremely likely Cole Grieshop would be named Destrehan High School's Valedictorian. That honor was made official this week, Grieshop earning the top distinction for the Class of 2016.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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Destrehan man charged with attempted second degree murder of apparent burglar
Destrehan man charged with attempted second degree murder of apparent burglar
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A Destrehan man was charged with attempted second-degree murder after opening fire and wounding a man fleeing a residence in Montz after an alleged burglary attempt.