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Nutcracker auditions

Destrehan – The River Region Ballet will hold auditions for the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 15146 River Road, Norco, on Aug. 27. Boys age 5 to 11 will audition from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; boys 12 and older, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; girls 5 to 8 years, 11 to noon; girls 9 to 12 years old, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., dancers 13 years or older, 2 to 4 p.m., and men and women interested in theatrical roles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dancers interested in auditioning on pointe should bring their pointe shoes to auditions. There is a $15 audition fee. Audition forms must be completed and signed by a responsible adult. All dancers must sign in a half hour prior to audition time. No late arrivals will be permitted to audition. For more information, visit www.rrpa.org or email rrbinc94@gmail.com or call (985) 227-6140.Read More...
August 27 at 4:15 pm
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Volunteers sought for Ormond Blvd. cleanup

Destrehan – Volunteers are being sought to beautify Ormond Boulevard on a quarterly basis by picking up trash, weeding and trimming bushes. A cleanup is planned Aug. 26 or 27. For more information or to join, contact Gerald Falterman at (504) 481-7923.Read More...
August 26 at 9:50 am
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Tigers size up major test at home against Jesuit

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio remembers a struggle last year against Jesuit, which left Hahnville with a 17-0 defeat in 2015 jamboree fare. It’s a night he isn’t keen on seeing repeated as his Tigers prepare to host the Blue Jays once again this season Thursday night—junior varsity kickoff is set for 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow. Read More...
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Ambulance triggers multi-vehicle wreck that kills LaPlace woman

A Luling man was driving a St. Charles Parish Hospital ambulance Monday on an emergency call when the vehicle apparently drifted onto the left lane of Airline Highway and triggered a multi-vehicle accident involving a fatality.
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August 23 at 4:11 pm
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It was a very wet week In Louisiana

Last week was just plain weird with non-stop continuous rain in southern Louisiana that filled up our rivers and covered our roadways to the point where they became unsafe to drive or even to walk to work.Read More...
August 19 at 12:29 pm
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State departments are spread thin with flooding

In response to record levels of flooding across south Louisiana, state offices in 27 parishes were shut down on Monday and Tuesday as essential personnel turned their attention to ongoing search and rescue operations.Read More...
August 19 at 12:22 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 18, 2016

August 19 at 12:19 pm
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Gaudet

Jenny Lynn Allen Gaudet passed away peacefully in her home on Aug. 11. Read More...
August 19 at 12:17 pm
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Parish Council OKs added cost , work for Ormond repaving project

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $278,528 change order for the Ormond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation project, but not until it clarified why the change was needed for the $3.6 million project.Read More...
August 19 at 12:15 pm
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St. Rose woman fights to walk again after being ejected from car

All Kirsten Fields wants to do it is get back on her feet again – literally.Read More...
August 19 at 12:12 pm
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Destrehan High above state pass rate on AP exams

Destrehan High School’s 45.4 percent pass rate on the 2015-16 Advanced Placement (AP) exams exceeded the state average of 34 percent with Hahnville High School coming within .7 percent of it.Read More...
August 19 at 12:09 pm
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Bayou Gauche father diagnosed with rare disease that attacks organs

When Ron Dufrene began experiencing shortness of breath and other forms of discomfort earlier this year, the Bayou Gauche resident knew there was a problem.Read More...
August 19 at 12:07 pm
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte

Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the area’s mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.
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August 19 at 12:04 pm
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St. Charles boaters aid flood victims, join Cajun Navy

Operating on little sleep and a great desire to help, a large group of St. Charles Parish residents assembled at the West Bank Bridge Park Monday morning before helping rescue flood victims from record flooding in Louisiana.Read More...
August 19 at 12:01 pm
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Work begins on Goodwill store in Luling

Site work has begun for a 10,344 square-foot Goodwill store in Luling, an estimated $1.4 million project that will bring 16 permanent jobs.Read More...
August 19 at 11:59 am
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Council approves limited tax hike, will cut budget

Saying the people of St. Charles Parish have been heard “loud and clear” about not raising taxes, Parish President Larry Cochran got council support for an amended property tax rate hike only for levees, road maintenance and recreation.Read More...
August 19 at 11:57 am
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Schools’ LEAP test scores rank second  in state
Schools’ LEAP test scores rank second in state
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St. Charles Parish Public Schools students are not only making the grade in the basics, but the system itself ranked second only to Zachary Community Schools in the percentage of tests that students scored “mastery and above” on combined English/language arts and math LEAP Tests.