Girls Basketball

Destrehan Lady Wildcats fight to stay in playoffs

Destrehan Lady Wildcats clinched their first win in a bi-district play-off game on last Thursday against Covington. They defeated them with a score of 78-54. However, part two of this journey wasn’t so easy when they faced their second opponent on Monday of this week. This game was high-energy for both teams. In the last seconds of this game, the Lady Wildcats managed to squeeze by with a win beating Ellender by one point 44-43. […]

Baseball

Destrehan sets its sights high for the season

Only one more win would top last season’s run by the Destrehan Wildcats. That would be winning the state championship. Last year’s improbable run, in which the unranked Wildcats fell to Jesuit 8-2, was the second time in three years that Destrehan made to the final. In order to repeat that performance, they will have make it there without All-State MVP and first round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves Beau Jones. […]

Editorial

Lent is the time to search our souls

During Lent, as we look inwardly, as we purify, and as we wait for the ultimate sacrifice of Our Lord, it’s good to realize that it’s through His radiance — the fire of Jesus — that our sins are burned away. The Lord purifies with heavenly flames that issue out of His Heart. They come from the furnace of His love. Our evil is evaporated in the presence of Christ and is especially dispelled through confession.
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Editorial

The federal tax congress does not want to talk about

You may not know this, but you are paying a hidden tax when you pay your local taxes. Your tax bill is larger than it needs to be, despite extraordinary efforts by our local school board to cut costs. The reason for this is that two federal laws (No Child Left Behind, enacted in 1965, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) are not receiving the funding Congress promised when they passed the legislation.
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