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It’s time to give thanks
November 26 at 12:38 pm
Though there are many disturbances around the world this day and age, there is still very much to be thankful for. That is what we should concentrate on as we enjoy our turkey and dressings this Thanksgiving.

Arrests (Nov. 27)
November 26 at 12:36 pm
•John A. Paul, 28, of 604 E. Club Drive in St. Rose was arrested on Nov. 17 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.

ADM files lawsuit over genetically modified corn
November 26 at 12:35 pm

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has sued a Swiss agribusiness because they say that company’s genetically engineered corn has tainted much of the regular corn crop in the United States. That has caused China has rejected shipments of corn from ADM, resulting in “tens of millions of dollars” in losses, ADM said.

Teens charged with vandalizing Ormond Park
November 26 at 12:34 pm
Two juveniles are accused of causing $3,500 in damage at Ormond Park.

The Destrehan High School band performs at UL-Lafayette. DHS band will perform in oldest Thanksgiving parade
November 26 at 12:32 pm
The Destrehan High School band will perform a New Orleans medley as part of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving parade in Philadelphia this Thursday.

Van T. Bell Early life of Des Allemands Navy aquanaut shrouded in secrecy
November 26 at 12:27 pm
Though much of his work for the Navy remains classified, a former Des Allemands resident finally received some long-overdue recognition for his contributions in the private sector as a deep sea diver.

Emily Naquin Obituary: Emily Naquin
November 25 at 4:02 pm
Emily Agnes Lyons Naquin, 92, a native of Chauvin, La. And a resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24.

Shelley Dufresne Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with student
November 25 at 1:20 pm
Destrehan High School English teacher Shelley Dufresne, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, pled not guilty to carnal knowledge of a juvenile on Tuesday in St. Charles Parish.

Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton
November 21 at 10:36 pm
With Hahnville trailing Haughton 14-13 late in the fourth quarter, linebacker Peyton Robert scooped up a fumble and rumbled into the end zone to give the Tigers their first lead of the game.

Destrehan routs ESJ to advance to quarterfinals Destrehan routs ESJ to advance to quarterfinals
November 21 at 9:48 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats made a statement Friday night by running all over East St. John in a 68-14 victory. With the win, the Wildcats advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs where they will face parish rival Hahnville.

Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers
November 21 at 11:16 am
On Nov. 11, 2014, a memorial service for Fallen Soldiers was held at the monument in Des Allemands, La.

Harry Hurst Choir Concert Harry Hurst Choir Concert
November 21 at 11:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently held their Parish Honor Choir Concert.

Keiko Bernard Book Review: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
November 21 at 11:07 am
Ned Vizzini’s “It’s Kind of A Funny Story” follows fifteen-year-old Craig Gilner of New York in his battle with depression. When Craig reaches his last cry for help, he lands in a mental hospital.

Zip Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
November 21 at 11:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Zip, a one-year-old Aussie mix breed dog.

We must vote our conscience
November 21 at 10:37 am
As citizens of the United States, we have a responsibility to vote. It’s gift that has been given to us by the lives and deaths of many patriots.

The Season of Giving
November 21 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

The Season of Giving
November 21 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

Candidates for attorney general still stacking up
November 21 at 10:36 am
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell will likely be called many things during the 2015 election cycle, but lonely will not be one of them.

2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
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Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.