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HHS graduate turns his life around from failure HHS graduate turns his life around from failure
May 15 at 2:00 pm
Spencer Lee had come to understand he’d made mistakes at Hahnville High School (HHS), but that was also when he realized it was time “to step it up.”

Hahnville High salutatorian wants to become a biomedical engineer Hahnville High salutatorian wants to become a biomedical engineer
May 15 at 12:40 pm
Julian Turner did his best and “just kind of ran into” being named salutatorian for the Hahnville High School (HHS) class of 2015.

Hahnville High valedictorian devoted to caring for others Hahnville High valedictorian devoted to caring for others
May 15 at 12:30 pm
Being named Hahnville High School (HHS) valedictorian for the class of 2015 came as a surprise to Jessica Becnel, but she realized it’s an honor that affirmed years of hard work.

St. Charles Parish splash park will  open full-time in June St. Charles Parish splash park will open full-time in June
May 15 at 12:25 pm
Opened last year, St. Charles Parish’s Ormond Spray Park appears to be a splashing success.

No complaints after St. Charles Parish Hospital goes smoke free
May 15 at 12:23 pm
Crime is 17 percent lower in St. Charles Parish compared to the same time last year.

St. Charles Parish crime falls to historic low level St. Charles Parish crime falls to historic low level
May 15 at 12:16 pm
Crime is 17 percent lower in St. Charles Parish compared to the same time last year.

Hahnville grad beats language barrier at HHS Hahnville grad beats language barrier at HHS
May 15 at 11:52 am
Imagine being 9 years old in a foreign country and attending school without knowing the language.

Hahnville student chose not to see the world  as dark place after losing mother Hahnville student chose not to see the world as dark place after losing mother
May 15 at 11:49 am
Earl Poole compares his life to morphing like a cocoon metamorphosing into a butterfly, although he’s quick to clarify it’s a “manly butterfly.”

Hahnville grad’s desire to serve country leads her to U.S. Air Force Hahnville grad’s desire to serve country leads her to U.S. Air Force
May 15 at 11:42 am
April Hood of Luling had her choice of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., or Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

HHS ball player beats the odds HHS ball player beats the odds
May 15 at 11:38 am
There are young men and women from small towns all over the country dreaming of becoming professional athletes one day and it’s no different in Luling.

Luling businessman chosen to observe  foreign election Luling businessman chosen to observe foreign election
May 15 at 11:34 am
It had been a long 18-hour day observing a presidential election in the Republic of Kazakhstan on April 26 when Garrett Monti realized this was pretty exciting.

St. Rose woman charged with  vehicular homicide St. Rose woman charged with vehicular homicide
May 15 at 11:31 am
A St. Rose woman has been arrested in connection with the alleged hit-and-run death of a LaPlace bicyclist around 11 p.m. last Thursday.

Free lunch for children this summer in St. Charles Parish
May 08 at 12:49 pm
The St. Charles Parish of Community Services will offer free lunch this summer at several local schools for children under age 18 between June 1 and July 9.

Retired St. Charles Parish teacher shares personal African-American art collection Retired St. Charles Parish teacher shares personal African-American art collection
May 08 at 12:28 pm
Offering a glimpse of African-American culture, Joyce Wilderson’s art collection will be on exhibit at the St. Charles Parish’s East Regional Library in Destrehan.

DHS robotics team finishes in top 5 percent of world DHS robotics team finishes in top 5 percent of world
May 08 at 12:27 pm
Facing 607 competitors representing 11 countries, the Destrehan High School’s Wildcat Robotics team 3039 placed among the top 32 teams or top 5 percent of teams in the world.

St. Charles Parish culinary arts teacher helps students turn lives around St. Charles Parish culinary arts teacher helps students turn lives around
May 08 at 12:22 pm
In every Louisiana parish there is an alternative program or “court school” for students who have been expelled or committed some kind of criminal offense, but not all of them get to work with someone like Ed Bourgeois.

All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish All 4 parish tax measures pass in St. Charles Parish
May 08 at 12:09 pm
Even with the meager 15.4 percent turnout of St. Charles Parish voters last Saturday, Buddy Boe welcomed strong support – 3,889 to 1,344 – for the new 4-mill property tax for a hurricane protection levee.

Medicaid fraud ring busted Medicaid fraud ring busted
May 08 at 11:51 am
Four St. Charles Parish residents were arrested April 28 in connection with a Medicaid scam ring while the actual recipients were on a Caribbean cruise.

Wildcats forge new identity
Wildcats forge new identity
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After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.