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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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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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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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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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Destrehan Plantation fest back by ‘popular demand’

Back by popular demand, the Destrehan Plantation Annual Fall Festival is scheduled for a comeback in November of next year.Read More...
May 06 at 10:35 am
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DHS senior finds way to better life on horseback

Before she ever became a champion horseback rider, 18-year-old Destrehan High School senior Gabrielle Anderson remembers a little girl who had plenty of difficulty focusing on anything.Read More...
May 06 at 10:29 am
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Live-in boyfriend charged in St. Rose homicide

Daniel Beckley, the 10-year live-in boyfriend of Michelle Price of Kenner, was arrested and charged Monday with one count each of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in connection with the death of 16-year-old Jorion White.Read More...
May 06 at 10:25 am
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Public may foot the bill on Dufresne lawsuit

The parents of the 16-year-old male Destrehan High School student involved in an alleged threesome with former St. Charles Parish teachers Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess have filed a lawsuit in St. Charles Parish seeking damages.Read More...
May 06 at 10:19 am
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Gary Tyler free after 41 years in Angola prison

Word spread nationally about Gary Tyler's release after serving 41 years in prison for the 1974 shooting death of a 13-year-old Destrehan High School student during racial unrest in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
May 06 at 10:14 am
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