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DHS graduate killed in wreck

A 2009 Destrehan High School graduate was killed when the car he was driving crashed into a concrete light pole in New Orleans.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:22 am
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Disabled veterans may get tax credit

After the Parish Council gave it the OK on Monday, voters will decide whether or not disabled veterans will be able to double their homestead exemption to $150,000.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:21 am
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3 decades later, missing ferry bell returns to St. Charles

After more than three decades, the George Prince ferry bell will finally be displayed in St. Charles Parish.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Sheriff: Phone scam targeting senior citizens

Several residents have been contacted through the phone for donations from people claiming to be from the local American Legion Post, but Sheriff Greg Champagne warns that it is a scam.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Hottest obstacle course comes to spillway

Thousands of racers will descend upon the Bonnet Carre Spillway on March 5 and attempt to navigate a 3-mile course filled with obstacles that will have them jumping on junkyard vehicles and leaping over a wall of fire.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:17 am
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Changing bridge cables proves difficult, costly

It took nine years, 19,000 tons of steel, 72 cables comprised of thousands of wires, 700,000 bolts and 3,000 tons of asphalt to bridge the gap between Luling and Destrehan.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Investor group will buy Willowdale Country Club

Stockholders of Willowdale Country Club voted Tuesday night to sell the club’s assets to an investor group made up mainly of people who live in the vicinity of the club.
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February 11, 2011 at 9:14 am
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Survivors celebrate winning battle with cancer

NORCO - The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in St. Charles Parish will host a survivor’s celebration on Feb. 10 at the KC Hall, 375 Spruce St. in Norco. Cancer survivors are welcomed to come celebrate and share the evening of food, fun and entertainment with fellow survivors who have faced the battle with cancer and are winning. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the celebration running from 6:30-8 p.m.Read More...
February 10, 2011 at 1:21 pm
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Fishing is cure for hunting withdrawals

Lake Cataouatche has produced good catches of bass and catfish in recent weeks.
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February 10, 2011 at 9:14 am
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KC Leaders

Knights of Columbus Council 2409 has announced its 2011 Catholic Youth Leadership Award Winners. Read More...
February 10, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Finding success with houseplants

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February 10, 2011 at 9:05 am
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VIPs:Very Important Parishioners

February 10, 2011 at 9:04 am
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New Business Association leaders

The St. Charles Business Association recently elected officers for 2011. Read More...
February 10, 2011 at 9:03 am
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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Hearts

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February 10, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Feel the love

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many residents are hitting local shops to find that perfect gift. We took to the streets to find out some of the best gifts that residents have received or given to a loved one on that special day.
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February 10, 2011 at 8:58 am
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Homecoming brings longtime rival to face Destrehan
Homecoming brings longtime rival to face Destrehan
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While Destrehan vs. Hahnville is the marquee rivalry among River Parishes schools, Destrehan and East St. John have cultivated another strong series over the years that has often showcased exactly what football in the River Region is all about.