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Pets of the Week: Caleb and Will Pets of the Week: Caleb and Will
July 24 at 1:15 pm
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pets are Caleb and Will.

Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish Kevel Byrd is Luling Elementary’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year, also a District Student winner in St. Charles Parish
July 24 at 12:11 pm
Kevell Byrd of Luling is Luling Elementary School’s 2014 Regional Student of the Year while she’s also still holding the title as a District Student in St. Charles Parish.

Marquise Darensbourg, during a DHS game last year. Former DHS QB ruled ineligible for 2015 season
July 24 at 11:58 am
Former Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg transferred to East St. John in February but was recently ruled ineligible to play for the 2015-16 season by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
July 24 at 11:24 am
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out between the NBA’s Clippers and Mavericks, although it’s a bit after the fact.

Hammerhead shark crashes Luling  family’s vacation Hammerhead shark crashes Luling family’s vacation
July 24 at 11:22 am
While Mick Fanning dominated the headlines over the past week, Luling’s Bethany Ayuso has a shark tale of her own.

La.’s long relationship with the alligator
July 24 at 11:17 am
Louisiana has long captured America’s imagination with its beautiful bayous, delicious cuisine and abundant wildlife.

Louisiana campaign money rules being tested
July 24 at 11:12 am
For the first time in the long history of Louisiana politics super PACS are poised to play a defining role in statewide elections as nearly every candidate for governor has an independent money group backing their efforts.

Parish ranks high in preparedness
July 24 at 11:11 am
Residents of St. Charles Parish can take comfort in the fact that our parish is ranked among the 13 programs accredited nationally for emergency and disaster preparedness capabilities.

Myrtle Dufrene Naquin Myrtle Dufrene Naquin
July 24 at 11:07 am
Myrtle Dufrene Naquin, 91, a native and resident of Des Allemands passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Top: Hack No. 1 - A demonstrator uses a can opener to more easily open a blister pack containing headsets. The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
July 24 at 11:03 am
In today’s more ingenious, time-managed world, a hack can be one of those tricks or DIYs (do-it-yourselfers) that keep a life functioning smoothly.

‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds  special showing Friday ‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds special showing Friday
July 24 at 11:03 am
On Friday, Destrehan Plantation will host a special evening tour titled, “Unheard Voices of the German Coast,” focusing on the lives of the enslaved, free Afro-Creoles, German farmers, and Acadians that lived alongside plantation owners years ago.

Sheriff’s Reports (July 23)
July 24 at 11:00 am
• Christian Dicarlo, 22, of 33 Holly Lane in LaPlace, was arrested July 10 and charged with possession with intent to distribute SCH II – cocaine; possession with intent to distribute SCH I – marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown
July 24 at 10:57 am
Clint Chiasson has an insatiable drive to be the best. Sometimes, it’s all that keeps him going.

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
July 24 at 10:54 am
Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.

Former Tulane and NFL star JaJuan Dawson played under H.L. Bourgeois assistant and Luling resident Bruce McDonald during his prep days. Dawson passed away last week due to a boating accident. In memory of a star
July 24 at 10:53 am
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992 on the prep gridiron, one that made clear to many what he already knew: that his H.L. Bourgeois Braves’ sophomore wide receiver, JaJuan Dawson, was a special player in the making.

SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
July 24 at 10:51 am
Although St. Charles Parish officials don’t have a figure yet, they’re saying the parish will get a portion of the proposed BP Oil Spill $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government.

5 same-sex  marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling 5 same-sex marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling
July 24 at 10:47 am
When a couple inquired about getting a same-sex marriage license on Friday, June 26, at the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office, it was history in the making.

David Green looks to dish the ball off during a district game last season. Wildcats go 9-1 against tough summer slate
July 24 at 10:45 am
Destrehan boys basketball coach Todd Bourg is excited about his team’s prospects for the prep basketball season, and who can blame him?

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Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
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Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.