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Deadline to apply for Boutte Christian scholarships

Boutte – Boutte Christian Academy has been approved by the Louisiana Department of Education to offer a limited number of full scholarships to qualifying students in kindergarten through fourth grade for the 2017-18 school year. Deadline to apply is Feb. 24. For more information or application, contact the school at (985) 785-2447, option 5.Read More...
February 24 at 10:37 am
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Cajun Dancers performance rescheduled

DESTREHAN – Due to inclement weather, the Allemands Elementary Cajun Dancers perform at the German Coast Farmers Market at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11 instead of Jan. 21. This traveling group of second graders will perform authentic Cajun dances, handed down from the Acadians of the 18th century.  The German Coast Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan and every Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. – 5 pm at the Winnwood Shopping Center on Paul Maillard Road in Luling.  To learn more about the Market, go to www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org or follow them on Facebook.Read More...
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Officials finally able to recover body of man killed in pipeline explosion

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 1:55 pm
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Keller

Cecile M. Keller, a native of Gonzales and resident of Hahnville, passed away on Thursday, February 16, at the age of 67.Read More...
February 17 at 11:57 am
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Luling man sought by police, allegedly fired handgun in Paul Fredrick St. altercation

A Luling man accused of firing a handgun from his vehicle during an altercation at a local business is being sought by police.Read More...
February 17 at 11:25 am
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We are all looking for happiness; where are we looking?

Father Wilmer L. Todd

Bishop Sheldon Fabre wrote a Pastoral Letter during Advent entitled “A Reason to Hope.” The following is the first chapter of his Pastoral abbreviated for this column. Read More...
February 17 at 9:30 am
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Parish breaking ground in economic growth

Economic growth is a hot topic for St. Charles Parish - and a much welcomed one.Read More...
February 17 at 9:24 am
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Cooper: Bringing people together a ‘top priority’

In an interview last week, Mark Cooper said his most important task as Gov. John Bel Edwards’ incoming chief of staff will be to unite people. Read More...
February 17 at 9:22 am
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Bate

Adalyne “Addie” Mercedes Bate became an angel on Feb. 6.Read More...
February 17 at 9:20 am
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Sheriff's Report - Feb. 16, 2017

Arrests

• Leroy Sanders, 42, of 2139 Pinehurst Drive in LaPlace, was arrested Feb. 4 and charged with violation of a protection order. He had an attachment.Read More...
February 17 at 9:17 am
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Harry Hurst student wins parish’s chemist challenge

Mitchell Otillio knows his stuff when it comes to science. Read More...
February 17 at 9:14 am
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Trapper John the Hog Man claimed he ate a coyote, but it was a jab at critics

“They’re delicious,” an angry Trapper John the Hog Man said of claiming he recently ate a coyote.Read More...
February 17 at 9:11 am
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Sheriff discusses security with President, appears on Fox News

Last week was an eventful one for St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne — to say the least. Read More...
February 17 at 9:08 am
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Paradis pipeline explosion claims Thibodaux man’s life, body recovered

The worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis last Thursday is deceased and his body recovered from the scene, confirmed Louisiana State Police spokeswoman Melissa Matey Tuesday. Read More...
February 17 at 9:04 am
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Ochsner names new St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO

St. Charles Parish Hospital introduced Austin Reeder as chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb. 8, marking the third hospital administrator named since the retirement of longtime CEO Federico Martinez in September 2015. Read More...
February 17 at 9:01 am
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Norco woman giving back after surviving serious car accident

As soon as Amanda Thomas could walk again from a serious car accident, she went to the Matthew 24:35 Food Pantry to help feed her family.Read More...
February 17 at 8:57 am
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Some residents asked to evacuate after Paradis explosion, fire
Some residents asked to evacuate after Paradis explosion, fire
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Five people were injured and one worker is still missing after a Phillips 66 pipeline explosion that occurred in Paradis at 6:45 p.m. Thursday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.