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Pictorial history spans more than 300 years

For more than five years, a group of parish historians worked through three hurricane evacuations and other emergencies to complete a history of the area told through a mixture of black and white photos and graphics, maps, historical documents and sketches.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:55 pm
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Update: teens recovering from roadside accident

The three Hahnville High School students who were hit by a car in August while sitting in a front yard in Luling are all recovering well, according to one of the victims, Treval Dunmiles.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Police: Levee workers bury equipment after joyride

Two employees of WRS Compass, a construction company working on the Western Tie-In levee project in Luling, were charged with causing more than $50,000 of damage to the companyís property.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Gamblers lose $10.4 million during last year

Despite the state of the economy, residents in St. Charles Parish are still spending plenty of money on video gaming with $29.7 million going into the roughly 331 machines in the area in a 12-month period, according to statistics from the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:48 pm
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Illegal immigrant guilty of brutal '06 hotel rape

A 28-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico was sentenced to 35 years of hard labor after pleading guilty to a forcible rape that occurred at a local hotel in February of 2006.
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October 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm
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Stroud: Key to victory is which team can establish, or stop run

The one-two punch of running back Effrem Reed and quarterback Leon Blouin was just too much for Destrehan to handle last Friday night as the Wildcats fell 44-10 to the Dutchtown Griffins. The loss took the Wildcats down to 2-4 on the season and 0-1 in district play.
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October 14, 2010 at 12:51 pm
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HHS vs. DHS is battle of experience vs. youth

Last year, Hahnville destroyed Destrehan 48-10, giving the Tigers their first win over their rivals since 2004. This year, Hahnville is once again picked by many to knock off the Wildcats, mainly due to the experience the Tigers field at almost every position.
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October 14, 2010 at 10:52 am
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Valdin says Destrehan better team than record indicates

Despite Destrehan's 2-4 record, Hahnville head coach Lou Valdin said neither he nor his team is underestimating the Wildcats.
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October 14, 2010 at 10:51 am
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Players of the Week

October 14, 2010 at 10:00 am
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Schools not only ones showing school spirit

Those looking for school spirit this week won't just find it in the halls of Destrehan and Hahnville, but instead will see it all around the courthouse on Friday.Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 9:57 am
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Confusion surrounds Limited Access Area in Salvador Management Area

In recent weeks, I have been asked many questions by local sportsmen concerning the "Limited Access Area" in the Lake Salvador Management Area. Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 9:56 am
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HHS vs. DHS is battle of experience vs. youth

Last year, Hahnville destroyed Destrehan 48-10, giving the Tigers their first win over their rivals since 2004. This year, Hahnville is once again picked by many to knock off the Wildcats, mainly due to the experience the Tigers field at almost every position.
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October 14, 2010 at 9:52 am
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Celebrating 64 years

Cletus and Pauline Martin recently celebrated their 64th wedding annivesary on Oct. 11 in Luling. Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 9:49 am
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Stuffed eggplant

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October 14, 2010 at 9:48 am
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Pets of the Week

(Left) Jessie is a 4-month-old female hound mix.
(Right) Dale is a 3-year-old red Dachshund.Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 9:47 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

October 14, 2010 at 9:43 am
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Work beginning on third phase of Norco facelift
Work beginning on third phase of Norco facelift
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Norco's downtown revitalization isn't a historic movement, but it's certainly a move toward reviving the appearance of a town that owes its founding to the New Orleans Refining Co.'s 1916 purchase of a sugar cane field for its oil terminal.