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Waters-Oliver engagement

Mr. and Mrs. John Waters of Luling are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Ashley Waters, to Paul Glenn Oliver Jr., son of Mrs. Anna Oliver and the late Paul Glenn Oliver of Destrehan. Read More...
January 14, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Community bands together to help young stroke victim

Community members from both sides of the river banded together to keep one local family on their feet after a devastating blow.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Tex mex-stuffed peppers

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January 14, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Parish slaves had to fight for own freedom, author says

The author who helped re-publicize the largest slave revolt in the history of the United States learned some little-known facts about St. Charles Parish while researching a book about the uprising.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Hwy. 90 robber chased off with machete

A 56-year-old employee of Affordable Used Cars in Boutte chased off a would-be robber with a machete, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:30 am
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Schools allow students to 'pay back' missed days

The St. Charles Parish school system is giving high school students a break from the strict attendance policies put in place statewide last August with a new attendance recovery program.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:29 am
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‘Bath salts’ that nearly killed local teen taken off shelves

A synthetic drug that nearly killed a Des Allemands teen last month has been banned by Gov. Bobby Jindal in an emergency rule. The rule makes it illegal to sell, use, buy or manufacture the chemicals used in fake bath salts.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:28 am
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HHS graduate named to Millsaps College Senate

James Michael Bell of Luling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marlon D. Bell, has been elected to the 2010-11 Student Body Association Senate at Millsaps College.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:25 am
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The Chosen One

Hahnville High senior Callan Johns, 18, already has a stronger resume than most college graduates.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Tigers’ Taylor wraps up impressive career with All-State selection

For the last three years, when opposing coaches faced Hahnville they had to game plan on how to stop Tiger linebacker Ben Taylor.
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January 07, 2011 at 12:53 pm
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Police: Armed robber on the loose

Sheriff Greg Champagne wants residents to be on the look-out for a suspect in an armed robbery on Thursday, Jan. 6.Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 12:12 pm
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White, Hutson named All-State honorable mention

Ethan Hutson
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January 07, 2011 at 9:46 am
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This New Year, make plans to be a better person

By Harold Keller
As 2010 comes to a close and we welcome in 2011, a new year, I’m reminded that one day our life on earth will end and we will enter eternity and a new life.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:42 am
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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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Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
Man found guilty of killing 16-year-old, dumping body in St. Rose
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Daniel Beckley, the Kenner man arrested last year on the charge of murdering 16-year-old Jorion White and leaving her body in St. Rose, was found guilty of second degree murder and obstruction of justice Friday.