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Jindal bases future on the youth

Gov. Bobby Jindal gave an enlightened talk at Destrehan Library last Thursday as part of a statewide “Building a Better Louisiana for Our Children” tour. It’s main focus was on the future of the state and how it rests with our younger people.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:40 am
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1811 slave revolt made history here

Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the largest slave revolt in U. S. history will begin at Destrehan Plantation Saturday. It will start a year-long observation that will recall the events when more than 200 enslaved African-Americans marched downriver from a plantation in LaPlace for two days to a plantation in Kenner.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Dufrene

Marion M. Dufrene, 81, passed away on Dec. 21, 2010 in Luling.Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 9:38 am
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Schaubhut

James “Jimmy” Schaubhut, 81, passed away on Dec. 21, 2010 in Luling. Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Sheriff's Report

Arrests

•Jerry F. Sanamo Jr., 45, of 174 Hollywood Park Drive in Montz, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with possession of Amphetamine, possession of Marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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January 07, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Schools will beef up security measures, ID ever visitor

In his first big move as Coordinator of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness for the school district, Stephen Robicheaux presented a plan to the School Board that will unify the procedures for visitors in all parish schools.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Convicted sex offender charged with molesting 6-year-old girl

A 24-year-old Boutte man who is a convicted sex offender was arrested and charged with molesting a 6-year-old girl, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Largest slave revolt revisited on 200-year anniversary

Two hundred years ago, a group of Louisiana slaves led the largest organized rebellion of enslaved people on American soil.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:34 am
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History buffs tell how Des Allemands’ Black Prince Island got its name

A Des Allemands native who plans on writing a history of the area said he discovered the true meaning behind Black Prince Island during his research.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Serious bridge accident blamed on dump truck

Both southbound lanes of the Hale Boggs Bridge were closed on Monday for almost an hour after an SUV ran into the back of a dump truck, according to state police.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Armed invaders tie up victims, ransack house

A Destrehan woman and her daughter were tied up and held at gunpoint Monday morning when a group of men robbed their home on Murray Hill Drive, according to police.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Destrehan man arrested in fatal New Year’s crash

A 36-year-old Destrehan man was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide after authorities say he ran into and killed a Raceland man that was standing near his crashed pick-up truck on the side of I-310.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:29 am
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New Camera Shootout photo contest starts Jan. 13

The Camera Shootout 2011 photo contest is now accepting entries and the first weekly votes will be featured in the Jan. 13 edition of the Herald-Guide.Read More...
January 06, 2011 at 8:54 am
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Destrehan home invaders at large

A Destrehan woman and her daughter were tied up and held at gunpoint Monday morning when a group of men robbed their home on Murray Hill Drive, according to police.
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January 03, 2011 at 4:32 pm
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Oldies but Goodies hold New Year dance

NORCO - Ring in 2011 with the Oldies but Goodies dance and social club. The club will host a dance on Dec. 31 from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at the KC Home in Norco. Cost is $30 per couple, BYOL, with a limit of 60 couples. Music will be by Gary “Dr. Music” Matherne and the meal will be pastalaya, black forest ham, chicken wings, meatballs, cheese, veggie and fruit trays and cheesecake. For more information, e-mail ejmat1@cox.net.
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December 31, 2010 at 10:33 am
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Lady Tigers slam Comets, but fight to tie with Dominican

The Hahnville girls soccer team defeated St. Charles Catholic 8-1 in LaPlace and then tied Dominican 0-0 in a game played at Pan Am Stadium in City Park.
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December 29, 2010 at 12:50 pm
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American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres
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The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.