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Lul grand marshal continues family tradition

Dorothy St. Amant Dufresne considers the Krewe of Lul parade a tradition for her hometown, and more so as an honor for herself serving as its grand marshal.Read More...
February 23 at 2:10 pm
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Krewe of Des Allemands royalty loaded with specialty throws for parade

When Roy and Betty Hogan ride this weekend in their reign as king and queen of the Krewe of Des Allemands, they might have their work cut out for them — it could be difficult for the couple to get throws to all of their family, friends and acquaintances in attendance.Read More...
February 23 at 2:06 pm
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Lul royalty ready to rule in krewe’s 40th anniversary

George and Lonnine Adamietz are excited about celebrating a special year for the Krewe of Lul, especially as its royalty.Read More...
February 23 at 2:02 pm
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Krewe of Lul: The man who started it all

After riding in the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, Vernon Higgins decided it was time to turn talk into action about forming their own parade in Luling.Read More...
February 23 at 1:59 pm
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Krewe of Des Allemands rolls Sunday with 10 floats

For the 62nd year, the Krewe of Des Allemands is set to roll Sunday (Feb. 26) before what organizers believe will be another strong crowd of revelers.Read More...
February 23 at 1:57 pm
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Krewe of Lul rolling with 23 floats Saturday in Luling

Marking its 40th year of revelry in Luling, the Krewe of Lul will roll with 62 units and 23 floats this Mardi Gras season.Read More...
February 23 at 1:54 pm
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La. Hwy. 631 closed in Paradis to remove truck in ditch

Louisiana Highway 631 is closed between Highway 306 and Highway 635 in Hahnville while St. Charles Parish officials remove a truck that is partially in a ditch. Read More...
February 23 at 9:22 am
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Luling man who allegedly killed Metairie man for $80 cash charged by grand jury

Jerel Anthony Smith of Luling, accused of brutally shooting a Metairie man four times in the head for $80 cash, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed robbery by a St. Charles Parish grand jury.
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February 22 at 1:39 pm
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Officials finally able to recover body of man killed in pipeline explosion

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 1:55 pm
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Luling man sought by police, allegedly fired handgun in Paul Fredrick St. altercation

A Luling man accused of firing a handgun from his vehicle during an altercation at a local business is being sought by police.Read More...
February 17 at 11:25 am
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Harry Hurst student wins parish’s chemist challenge

Mitchell Otillio knows his stuff when it comes to science. Read More...
February 17 at 9:14 am
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Trapper John the Hog Man claimed he ate a coyote, but it was a jab at critics

“They’re delicious,” an angry Trapper John the Hog Man said of claiming he recently ate a coyote.Read More...
February 17 at 9:11 am
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Sheriff discusses security with President, appears on Fox News

Last week was an eventful one for St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne — to say the least. Read More...
February 17 at 9:08 am
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Paradis pipeline explosion claims Thibodaux man’s life, body recovered

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 9:04 am
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Ochsner names new St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO

St. Charles Parish Hospital introduced Austin Reeder as chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb. 8, marking the third hospital administrator named since the retirement of longtime CEO Federico Martinez in September 2015. Read More...
February 17 at 9:01 am
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Norco woman giving back after surviving serious car accident

As soon as Amanda Thomas could walk again from a serious car accident, she went to the Matthew 24:35 Food Pantry to help feed her family.Read More...
February 17 at 8:57 am
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State sinking $12M into Hwy. 90 realignment
State sinking $12M into Hwy. 90 realignment
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Driving from U.S. Highway 90 onto the I-310 ramp in Luling has been challenging when traffic backs up for miles and it’s a problem that’s lasted for years, but work has begun on what some consider a reasonable fix.