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 Above, Hailey Dinkins and Margo Matherne load donated items to take to the ARNO Shelter. Hahnville Girl Scout Troop 20554 earns Silver award
March 20 at 8:22 am
Girl Scout Cadettes Hailey Dinkins, Catelyn Errington and Margo Matherne in Hahnville Troop 20554 earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a registered Girl Scout Cadette in grades 6-8 can achieve.

Sophomore Cara Ursin and the rest of the Destrehan Lady Wildcats enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed and are riding an 11-game win streak. Lady Cats claim district title, enter playoffs as No. 4 seed
February 20 at 2:14 pm
Like just about every high school sports team, the Destrehan girls basketball team set a goal to play for a state championship last year.

Hahnville linebacker Dwaine Thomas celebrates with his mother, Adrianne Preston, after signing his scholarship to Texas A&M. After stellar senior season, college offers piled up for HHS linebacker
February 13 at 12:51 pm
By Lori Lyons

Perhaps no one had a harder time with the recruiting process than Hahnville senior linebacker Dwaine Thomas.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt poses with parents  Glenn and Janice Merritt after signing with the University of Oregon. He finished his senior season with 26 catches for 440 yards and seven touchdowns and 46 rushes for 678 yards and seven touchdowns. 
‘Unselfish’ Destrehan receiver makes college dream become reality
February 13 at 12:44 pm
By Lori Lyons

Like most new kids in school, Kirk Merritt had a tough time adjusting when he first transferred from Isidore Newman School to Destrehan High School two years ago.

Hahnville junior Ru’Yanna Bossier gets off a shot against Destrehan. Lady Tigers must rebound from defeat to win ‘dog fight’ against Terrebonne
February 06 at 1:02 pm
Even when they’re down by a substantial margin, Hahnville coach Phil Bychurch expects to see his young basketball team fight.

Destrehan sophomore David Green gets ready to pass the ball during his team’s loss to Hahnville on Tuesday. Wildcats suffer back-to-back losses
February 06 at 12:58 pm
Destrehan coach Todd Bourg says District 7-5A in boys basketball is much like the SEC in football.
“You have to come ready to play every night,” Bourg said. “There are no let-downs.”

DHS senior Joey Robichaux has received a golf scholarship to Millsaps. Robichaux leads charge as DHS sets sights on district title
February 06 at 12:46 pm
When he was but a scrawny little 5-foot-10, 115-pound freshman, it didn’t take Joey Robichaux long to figure out that he was too small for high school football. And, although he was pretty good at soccer, it wasn’t really his thing at high school.

The Lady Cats jumped out to an 18-3 lead on their way to a 75-35 win Tuesday. Lady Cats crush Lady Tigers to remain perfect in district play
February 06 at 12:42 pm
The Destrehan girls basketball team certainly has been on a roll this season.

Hahnville junior guard JaDon Polk leaps into the air to come away with the ball. Polk and the Tigers stormed back from a 10-point deficit to knock off Destrehan on Tuesday night. Hahnville comeback stuns Wildcats in overtime
February 06 at 12:36 pm
Jubilant Hahnville coach Marcel Fisher bounded out of his team’s locker room Tuesday night into the waiting arms of several just-as-jubilant fans.

Alayna Ross Book Review: "Beautiful Creatures"
December 25, 2014 at 8:12 am
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl is a nonfiction, Southern gothic with a hint of fantasy and romance. It is a page-turner for all types of readers.

Parker Peltier Book Review “The Hit”
December 19, 2014 at 10:49 am
Do you want the ultimate high? One week with nothing to lose, but there is one catch. After the amazing week, the victim dies a slow painful death. That is the great adventure that Adam and Lizzie take. With all of that comes the ups and downs of young love with a few bizarre twists in between.

Elizabet Keran Book Review: "Divergent"
December 12, 2014 at 9:49 am
Veronica Roth, author of Divergent, creates a perfectly balanced and structured society that consists of five groups divided strictly on how the brain works: Abnegation, Erudite, Dauntless, Amity, and Candor. At age sixteen, all members of the society have to choose which faction they will live in to begin their journey as adults. A mind stimulation is given to each inductee before the Choosing Ceremony to help determine where they would be most fit.

Alex Dines Book Review: “The Book Thief”
December 05, 2014 at 8:05 am
The Book Thief is the fictional story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl living in Nazi Germany during World War II. Written by Markus Zusak, it describes the life and hardships of Liesel while living under the Nazis’ totalitarian regime.

LSU AgCenter: Helpful tips for controlling cold-weather snails and slugs
December 05, 2014 at 8:00 am
Snails and slugs are a common pest to a variety of landscape plantings and they enjoy eating many of the cool season bedding plants and vegetables in our gardens this time of year.

Kaleb Champagne Book Review: "The Hobbit"
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
The Hobbit by J.RR. Tolkien takes place the year 2941 in Middle Earth. The Hobbit is a story about the quest to the Lonely Mountain to take back the dwarves’ treasure from a dragon named Smaug.

Nala Humane Society Pet of the Week: Nala
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Nala, a two-year-old Chihuahua-Yorkie mixed breed dog.

Shown seated: Laura Taylor, William Donovan, Rashanda Jones, LaToria Temple, Angela Jordan, Trishan Charles and Hope Gullage.  Standing are:  Nathalie White-Vigne, Angel Canselo-Sparks, Nakeil Watson, Principal, Mr. Blood, Dottie Young, Dwayne White, Sandra Dee Washington, Shawanda Custard and Darlene Cortez. Bus driver breakfast seeks to improve transportation in schools
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
R. K. Smith held a “get to know our bus drivers” breakfast for administration.

Shown acting at “The Secret Pub” are an unidentified actor, student Mya Cannon, another actor, and students Kyla Gabriel, Mikella McGee, and Courtney Medina. R.K. Smith students take a trip back in time to Renaissance Fair
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
R.K. Smith 6th graders visited the Renaissance Festival in Hammond.

Dixie Todaro (left) accepts a gift basket from Mimosa Park principal Michele deBruler. Mimosa Park Elementary selects Teacher of the Year
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
Mrs. Michele deBruler, principal of Mimosa Park Elementary, announced Dixie Todaro as the 2015 Mimosa Park Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Left to right: Ashton Murray, Aaden Money, Michael Steele, Ja’Kaila Jenkins and Joshua Boone From seed to pumpkin in Mimosa Park 1st grade class
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
Mimosa Park Elementary first grade students in Mrs. Kelli Matherne’s class get a lesson from a small group of students on how a pumpkin grows.

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St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting
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The man arrested in connection with the shooting of Corp. Burt Hazeltine has been identified as 56-year-old John Paul Devillier, of Gulfport, Miss.