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St. Charles Parish's Teacher of the Year St. Charles Parish's Teacher of the Year
Yesterday at 5:25 pm
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top educators in their divisions by the school district.

Tigers stumble in Gerard Oubre tourney, drop four Tigers stumble in Gerard Oubre tourney, drop four
Yesterday at 5:18 pm
The Hahnville Tigers varsity baseball team struggled throughout the Gerard Oubre Tournament, dropping all five of their games despite some solid play during the four-day event.

Lady Wildcats throttle South Lafourche Lady Wildcats throttle South Lafourche
Yesterday at 5:06 pm
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher tournament and going on the road to East St. John.

Lady Tigers win 4 straight to stretch record to 13-3 Lady Tigers win 4 straight to stretch record to 13-3
Yesterday at 4:53 pm
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L. Bourgeois, Menard, Byrd and South Lafourche to improve their record to 13-3.

School system seeks drivers to fill shortage School system seeks drivers to fill shortage
Yesterday at 4:36 pm
To deal with a shortage of substitute bus drivers, St. Charles Parish Public Schools will hold an information session on March 31.

Cortez Cortez
Yesterday at 4:34 pm
Darlene Dufrene Cortez, 39, a native of Waggaman and a resident of Des Allemands passed away on Thursday, March 19.

Sheriff’s Reports (March 26)
Yesterday at 4:30 pm
Arrests

•Deangelia Jackson, 43, of 200 Congress Dr. in Avondale, La. was arrested on March 18 along Louisiana Hwy. 90, and charged with DWI, improper control of a motor vehicle, suspended driver’s license and DWI - child endangerment.

Wildcats sweep through Gerard  Oubre Memorial Tournament Wildcats sweep through Gerard Oubre Memorial Tournament
Yesterday at 4:28 pm
It was a good week for the Fighting Wildcats baseball team as they co-hosted the Gerard Oubre Memorial Tournament with their cross river rival Hahnville Tigers.

Go and proclaim the good news - Make Easter an opportunity to reflect on good deeds and love
Yesterday at 4:26 pm
How many of us have answered a knock at the door on a Saturday morning and looking through the peephole or window, spot two Jehovah’s Witnesses coming to spread their beliefs?
What are our reactions?

Senate president faces toughest challenge of career
Yesterday at 4:22 pm
The story about Senate President John Alario’s ability to strike 11th-hour deals, forge unlikely alliances and turn a finger jab into a thumbs up has been written and rewritten repeatedly over the years by practically every publication in Louisiana.

Parish gets set for Bridge Run
Yesterday at 4:19 pm
The most spectacular structure in St. Charles Parish will be the site of one of its most exciting events of the year Saturday.

No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi No plans to open Bonnet Carre Spillway despite rising Mississippi
Yesterday at 4:17 pm
The river is rising in the Crescent City, at least until the end of the month.

Destrehan couple face felony charges for fraud, $151,000 in tax evasion
Yesterday at 4:13 pm
A Destrehan tax preparer and her husband face multiple felony counts of fraud and tax evasion.

Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
Yesterday at 4:08 pm
A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.

The historic building, at the time Des Allemands’ second school in 1931, and the look of the proposed museum. Historian seeks to save 92-year-old schoolhouse
Yesterday at 4:05 pm
With a tan Stetson hat shading Roy Lunk’s eyes from the soft sunlight shining on Des Allemands Friday afternoon, he stepped onto the threshold of a dream.

Arc director says closure  possible without tax help Arc director says closure possible without tax help
Yesterday at 3:39 pm
Hit by what Victoria Bryant called “the double whammy” – declining revenue and rising expenses, the Arc of St. Charles would have to start shutting down programs within three years without help.

The DHS Robotic Team won the new FRC Bayou Regional Robotic Championship on Sunday. Dow Chemical contributes $5,000 a piece to the Destrehan and Hahnville high school robotics teams. The funds ensure the schools can afford these programs. In addition to the grant, Dow also contributed materials and mentors to the robotics teams.
DHS beats 60 teams from 6 states, secures bid in robotics national championship
Yesterday at 3:34 pm
Destrehan High School’s robotics team won the Bayou Regional for the first time in school history and will now head to the national championship.

Paradis man caught  after  attempted armed  robbery Paradis man caught after attempted armed robbery
Yesterday at 3:31 pm
Just minutes after receiving an alert about an attempted armed robbery of a gas station in Edgard, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a blue Ford Explorer fitting the description of the getaway vehicle on Highway 3127 and had three suspects in custody.

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DHS star makes history
DHS star makes history
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Destrehan High School sophomore Cara “Moon” Ursin has been chosen as Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for girls’ basketball, becoming the first athlete in the history of St. Charles Parish to win the award.