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DHS student arrested for threatening to shoot school

A 17-year-old Destrehan student was arrested after making threats against her school.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:36 am
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Lets have fun with our visitors

By Renee Allemand Simpson
As our weather continues to cool off, community events in
St. Charles Parish have been heating up. With all the fairs and festivals going on, including the Destrehan and River Parishes Fall Festivals on the East Bank, residents from around the region are coming to St. Charles Parish. Let’s make sure we welcome these folks as we have a great time with our neighbors.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:35 am
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Ku Klux Klan lifts its ugly head

Just when we thought the slimy robes of the Ku Klux Klan had disappeared into irrelevance, bang goes a pistol and it lifts its ugly head again. Not since the days that David Duke dominated the headlines had we even thought about the evils injected into society by those bands of white hooded misfits.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:33 am
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Don’t wait until it’s too late

While the first day of winter is not until Dec. 21, many homeowners could be caught off guard by dropping temperatures if they don’t take the necessary steps to prepare their homes for the cold.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:32 am
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Schools spend more in order to get air-conditioned buses

After moving ahead with plans to air condition nine Head Start buses back in July, the St. Charles Parish School Board has also decided to purchase seven new air-conditioned buses at a cost of $554,780.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:31 am
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Residents hope Obama can fix nation’s problems

By Lynda Menard
From record setting gas prices to a man having a baby, the year 2008 appears to be a historical one. However, nothing is as historically momentous as the United States electing the first African-American president, Barack Obama.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 11:30 am
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Réveillon will raise funds for first public nature trail in parish

The first public nature trail and outdoor classroom in St. Charles Parish will move one step closer to reality with “A Wetlands Réveillon,” which will help raise money for coastal preservation and reclamation projects.Read More...
November 20, 2008 at 9:01 am
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Wildcats need to match physical play of 8-3 Ruston

Though they may not have been hitting on all cylinders like they did in their final two games of the regular season, Destrehan still did enough to get by Jesuit for a resounding 29-7 playoff victory.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:38 pm
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HHS sets up four players for All-District volleyball

Hahnville High School sends four Lady Tiger volleyball players to this year’s All-District line up.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:37 pm
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Ladycats end season as district champs

Destrehan High School’s girls volleyball team reached a season high when they defeated their toughest competitor, St. Amant, on Oct. 20 gaining first place in their district. As the District 4-I champion, the girls finish the season at 12-9.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:37 pm
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HHS sends 12 Tigers to LHSAA finals

Twelve Hahnville High School swimmers will head to Sulphur for the 2008 Lousiana High School Athletic Association state swim meet on Nov. 22.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:35 pm
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13 DHS Swimcats qualify for state meet

Thirteen Destrehan High School swimmers have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association state meet on Nov. 22 in Sulphur.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:34 pm
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

A couple of weeks ago my neighbor, Gary Brasher, made a trip of a lifetime. He had a chance to hunt and fish for game that we here in St. Charles Parish only dream of. Brasher has an uncle living in Belgrade, Montana and he invited Gary on a 10-day outdoor adventure.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:32 pm
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Stayin’ ALIVE

It wasn’t a pretty win or one measured on style points, but the New Orleans Saints’ 30-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs puts them back at the .500 mark (5-5) with six games left to play in the 2008 season.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:29 pm
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HHS teens certified in CPR and AED

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School students in Dennis Robbins’ Fire Safety Class received certification from Ken Rousseau, Director of Emergency Medical Services at the St. Charles Parish Hospital.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:24 pm
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Day full of ‘thanks’ at Destrehan school

DESTREHAN - St. Charles Borromeo first grade students recreated the first Thanksgiving during a recent word service for PS- lst grade students. During the word service Father Jeff talked about patriotism and giving thanks to our veterans in honor of Veteran’s Day.Read More...
November 19, 2008 at 5:20 pm
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Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy
Luling pilot's WWII ring coming home after 73 years in Italy
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A fortunate encounter between a Luling pilot and 10-year-old Italian boy in World War II gave rise to a 73-year-old story.