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Oil spoiling some, but not all, summer vacation plans

The oil spill may mess up some parishioners’ vacation plans, but others are heading far out of town. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm
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Tie-in work could force closure of River Road

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering elevating River Road on the east side of the Davis Pond Diversion as part of the Western Tie-In levee project. While elevating the road would protect Ama from storm surge, it could also force the closure of River Road for an undetermined amount of time.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:04 pm
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Untested dispersant makes fishing closures necessary

While many anglers have expressed frustration with a seemingly helter-skelter string of fishing closures and reopenings following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries head Robert Barham said there is method to the madness.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 3:02 pm
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Texas thriller filming in Norco

Movie cameras will be rolling in Norco on May 28, June 1 and June 2 for the feature film "The Fields," which stars Sam Worthington of "Avatar" fame.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm
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Depth is a concern for Tigers

Though the Rummel Raiders outscored Hahnville 14-7 in last week's spring game, Tiger head coach Lou Valdin saw plenty of positives from both his offense and defense. In fact, Valdin feels his team is further along after this spring than they have been in the past.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm
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12U Hurricanes finish first

The 12U Louisiana Hurricanes finished in first place at the Worth Classic USSSA softball tournament held May 22 and 23 at Oak Villa. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:16 pm
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LA Crushers capture title

LA Crushers went undefeated during an NSA Tournament in Walker earlier this month to win the tourney championship and qualify for nationals. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:15 pm
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Diversion forcing catfish to gang up at cuts

The last week in May usually has most fishermen heading for the coast for Memorial Day weekend. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:12 pm
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Swim team board takes over WCC pool, makes several improvements

In the past few months, members of Willowdale Country Club may have noticed some significant changes taking place in the pool area.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:10 pm
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Former high school foes face off in SEC finale

When LSU faced off against Mississippi State in the final regular season SEC series last week, two former high school foes found themselves on opposite sides of the diamond once again.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:09 pm
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Celebrating 65 years together...

Herbert and Marie Poche' of Ama celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm
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Destrehan High School Scholarship Recipients

Several organizations and groups presented DHS graduates various scholarships and awards at the DHS graduation exercises on May 20, 2010. Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 1:01 pm
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Art teacher to attend D.C. school

May 27, 2010 at 12:59 pm
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HHS Salutatorian awarded 2010 Robert C. Menezes scholarship

Megan Elizabeth Gonzales was named the recipient of the 2010 Robert C. Menezes Sr. Memorial Community Scholarship Friday evening, May 21, at Hahnville High School's graduation ceremony held in the John A. Alario Center in Westwego.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 12:59 pm
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Recipients of HHS Class of 1957 Anniversary scholarship named

Christine Rene' Ortego and Mr. Evan Louis Boyer were named the seventh and eighth recipients of the Hahnville High School Class of 1957 Anniversary Scholarships Friday night, May 21, at Hahnville High School's graduation ceremony held in the John A. Alario Center in Westwego.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 12:57 pm
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VIP: Military

Army National Guard Pvt. Marlon A. Ferez has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.Read More...
May 27, 2010 at 12:56 pm
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A mother's desperate fight to save her child from heroin addiction
A mother's desperate fight to save her child from heroin addiction
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Desperately searching for help with her heroin-addicted son, a Destrehan mother was guided to a group called Nar-Anon where it became apparent her story was one being repeated over and over again.