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Lucien Emile Frederick Sr. passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2010, on his 90th birthday; he was bom in 1920. He was a native of New Orleans, a long-time resident of Destrehan, and recently a resident of Folsom. Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Jonathan Simmons, 20, of 190 JB Green Road in Des Allemands, was arrested on April 13 and charged with possession with intent SCH-I - Marijuana, possession with intent SCH II - Crack, possession with intent SCH II - Cocaine, use of a firearm with a CDS, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, SCSO Att., Pit Bull Reg. (2 cts.) and Rabies vaccine required (2 cts.).Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 1:00 pm
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What the revenue estimating conference told us

The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met recently to update the state’s official revenue estimates in time for the House Appropriations Committee to begin finalizing work on the FY 10/11 budget that will take effect this July 1.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 12:59 pm
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Sediment diversion should be coordinated

Eleven candidate projects were selected Tuesday to be considered for implementation under the Breaux Act which was set up many years ago to help preserve and restore the coast of Louisiana.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 12:58 pm
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Work underway on Destrehan pump station

An $18.8 million pump station that will help drain water from Prospect Avenue in Norco to Interstate 310 in St. Rose is now under construction and should be completed by September 2011, according to Steve Wilson, president of the Pontchartrain Levee District.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 12:56 pm
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Builder picked for $1.2 million Paradis Library

The St. Charles Parish Council authorized a contract with Lamar Contractors for construction of a new Paradis library.
The library will be constructed on 1.18 acres of land that formerly housed the old Paradis Elementary School. The building will be 6,374 square feet and will cost a little over $1.2 million to complete.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 12:55 pm
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73-year-old Grandma arrested for drugs in home

A 73-year-old Des Allemands woman and her 20-year-old grandson were arrested after nearly $10,000 worth of drugs were found inside their home, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 12:53 pm
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6th grader fights to keep use of arm

When Jacob Andrews, 12, first started complaining of arm pain in August 2009, his grandparents thought that he was just trying to get out of doing homework.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Secret sauce recipes make money in Norco

Destrehan resident Rosario D’Amico never imagined he would be in the food business. Until 2008, D’Amico was a hotel manager in Baton Rouge. When the economy started to dip, he was laid off. Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Spillway visitors double since ‘05

Since Hurricane Katrina, the number of visitors to the Bonnet Carre Spillway has doubled due to the amount of recreational activities that the nearly 8,000-acre floodway offers. Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 8:49 am
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Government should get closer to home

Government in Washington is getting too big and the polls are showing it. Pew Research Center released findings in a survey that showed nearly 80 percent of Americans have little faith that the massive federal bureaucracy can solve the nation’s ills.Read More...
April 23, 2010 at 8:35 am
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HHS Drama to put on “Your Guardian Angel”

HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville High School Drama Club will perform the world premiere production of “Your Guardian Angel,” written and directed by club president Angelle Dufrene.

Cost for tickets is $7 for adults and $5 for students. They will be available at the door.

The performance will be on April 22 and 24 at 7 p.m. in the Hahnville High Auditorium. All HHS Faculty/Staff get in free with faculty ID. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit future Drama Club productions.
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April 22, 2010 at 1:06 pm
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Saltwater or freshwater? That is the question

At this time of the year, many fishermen are asking themselves whether they should fish saltwater or freshwater.
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April 22, 2010 at 10:37 am
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Hahnville’s struggles continue, team drops fourth straight

It has been a tough week for the Hahnville Tigers, who suffered their fourth-straight district loss after dropping a pair of games to both Destrehan and Dutchtown. Read More...
April 22, 2010 at 10:35 am
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Register now for summer camp

It's time to register for the St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Inclusive Day Camp, which offers six weeks of summer fun for boys and girls from June 7 until July 15.
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April 22, 2010 at 10:33 am
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School celebrates, remembers loved ones

A memorial blood drive and family fun day were held at R.K. Smith Middle School on April 17.Read More...
April 22, 2010 at 10:28 am
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ONE MORE TIME: Wildcats, Tigers set for another epic clash
ONE MORE TIME: Wildcats, Tigers set for another epic clash
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While it’s just week four of the prep football season, Destrehan is likely to have a Superdome-in-December type of atmosphere Friday night as it hosts cross-parish rival Hahnville.