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DHS trainer, team doctor helps save life at football game

When Destrehan High School athletic trainer George McGovern arrived at St. Charles Catholic on Sept. 9, where he used to work in that same capacity, he thought he’d have a chance to catch up with some old friends and co-workers. He never thought he'd help save a life. Read More...
September 27 at 5:52 am
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Saints Superfan says it's all about the smiles

Barry Matherne never wanted to be a super fan. Read More...
September 27 at 5:49 am
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HHS junior donates $240 in tips to Harvey victims

When Julian Brezinsky had finished counting his tips from Anita's Smokin' Steak Burgers, he had $24 and a promise to keep.Read More...
September 27 at 5:47 am
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Battle for the Paddle moves to new location

For 16 years, the United Way of St. Charles' Battle for the Paddle cook-off fundraiser has brought locals together to enjoy some great food, fun and music, all while contributing to a good cause. Read More...
September 27 at 4:55 am
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7-year-old killed in suspected impaired driving crash

A seven-year-old Luling girl was killed around 5 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 24) when she was ejected from a vehicle that ran off LA 18 east and overturned several times.Read More...
September 25 at 9:33 am
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Iraq vet follows in family footsteps into military service

Nick Friloux served in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved it.
"Just being in the military was great," Friloux said. "But it was stay with the love of my life (his wife) or the Corps. I had to choose."Read More...
September 22 at 5:16 pm
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Councilman says 4 sites will be considered for boat launch

Following intense public scrutiny over the Hwy. 90 Boat Launch deal, the St. Charles Parish Council's special projects committee will meet Monday to discuss at least four options that could lead to the development of a boat launch.Read More...
September 22 at 4:39 pm
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This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw

Anticipating a crowd of nearly 25,000 people, this weekend’s Alligator Festival will feature South Louisiana delicacies, crafts and a rocking entertainment lineup featuring Louisiana's sweetheart Amanda Shaw.
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September 21 at 9:26 am
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Luling music fest will include big name acts

It all started with a few ideas bandied about, all of them with good intentions. Now, it's on the verge of becoming a reality. Read More...
September 20 at 7:33 am
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Hundreds answer birthday wish of woman battling cancer

To meet LaKeisha Lay of Boutte, one would never know the adversity she battles each and every day.Read More...
September 20 at 6:28 am
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Work beginning on third phase of Norco facelift

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.Read More...
September 20 at 5:40 am
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Montz residents dispute offer

Gulf South Pipeline's promise to donate $2 million to improve Montz drainage in return for putting Entergy's gas compressor station in the area got an angry response from residents.Read More...
September 20 at 5:36 am
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Perfect score: HHS student makes 36 on ACT

To achieve perfection in anything is a rare feat. And sometimes, doing so can carry a person far. Read More...
September 20 at 4:30 am
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Luling man caught in manhunt pleads guilty to battery

Jerry Celestine, the subject of a March 14 police manhunt charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her at gunpoint in Paradis, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and will serve 1-1/2 years in prison. Read More...
September 20 at 4:00 am
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Entergy helps seniors ‘Beat the Heat’

Over the steady chatter of clients at the St. Charles Council on Aging’s “Beat the Heat” event, Entergy’s Kristin Batulis Masoner outlined tips that could help save energy.Read More...
September 13 at 3:17 pm
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K-9 Shadow did her duty

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, a courthouse therapy dog who passed away Saturday. Read More...
September 13 at 7:35 am
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Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
Destrehan rally comes up short in round two loss to Barbe
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Destrehan's season came to an end Friday night as a furious rally came up just short of tying its Class 5A second round playoff game with Barbe, which held on for a 22-14 Class 5A playoff victory at DHS to advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals.