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St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation St. Charles Parish Schools rank 3rd in nation
April 17 at 11:44 am
Ranking among top school systems in the nation for use of technology in the classroom, the St. Charles School System accepted the award as confirmation that it’s preparing the “21st century student.”

Hahnville pitcher Lauren Beadle is a workhorse inside the circle recording wins in the last four games. Lady Tigers take down HLB, South Lafourche and Thibodaux
April 17 at 11:43 am
Hahnville was on a roll last week winning four in a row thanks in part to the arm of senior pitcher Lauren Beadle, who’s been “Miss Automatic” in the circle for the Lady Tigers.

Louisiana House Ministry of Propaganda
April 17 at 11:41 am
As I have noted before, the Louisiana Lege has one of the best websites in the country for getting information about what our leges are doing, especially during lege sessions.
Recently, while searching for some information I saw the “News Link” page of the House Communications Office.

Opening of session ignites race for House speaker
April 17 at 11:37 am
Although the governor has traditionally enjoyed tremendous influence over whom the House selects as its leader — and even though the gubernatorial contest is far from being decided — there are already 10 representatives who tell LaPolitics they are either running for speaker or are considering the internal race.

Should we consider a flat tax again?
April 17 at 11:35 am
Income tax time has come and gone again with few expressions being uttered publicly about the unpopularity of the way we collect taxes. Maybe folks have given up on finding a better way to do it.

Second baseman senior Morgan Foret fields a ground ball for the Destrehan LadyCats Lady Cats extend win streak to 7
April 17 at 11:34 am
Destrehan stayed strong last week with wins over H.L. Bourgeois, North shore, East. St. John and Terrebonne, improving their district record to 11-2.

Sheriff’s Reports (April 16)
April 17 at 11:31 am
Arrests

• Marvin R. King, 58, of 915 Carbona Dr. in Dallas, Texas. was arrested on St. Martin St. on April 10 for a warrant issued on March 17 and charged with simple burglary.


DHS junior Brandon Wild held Terrebonne to six hits in 4-0 shutout Thursday. Destrehan gets ‘Wild’ win over Terrebonne before falling to HHS
April 17 at 11:28 am
Destrehan’s week got off to a good start last Thursday when the Wildcats picked up a 4-0 victory over Terrebonne.

Defective turf will be replaced  at both Destrehan, Hahnville Defective turf will be replaced at both Destrehan, Hahnville
April 17 at 11:27 am
Five years after Destrehan and Hahnville high schools spent $2.6 million to install turf football fields, the turf failed and work will soon be underway to replace them.

Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car Police: Destrehan woman runs down ex with car
April 17 at 11:25 am
A Destrehan woman who got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend tried to resolve the conflict by hitting him with her car.

Civil War drama films in Paradis Civil War drama films in Paradis
April 17 at 11:23 am
Matthew McConaughey is back in St. Charles Parish filming his new movie, “The Free State of Jones.”
Filming in New Orleans and Lafayette will continue until late May and include scenes with McConaughey in Paradis that require swamp scenes.

Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin throws heat on the hill. Tigers squeak by DHS, stampede over Thibodaux
April 17 at 11:20 am
For the second time this season, the Hahnville Tigers pulled out a slim victory over Destrehan, beating their rival 7-6 on Saturday.

St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure  is ‘for our  children’ St. Charles Parish Schools $43M tax measure is ‘for our children’
April 17 at 11:19 am
St. Charles Parish school officials are working to persuade voters to pull the lever in favor of a $42 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot.

St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail St. Charles Parish residents shocked that former DHS teacher will avoid jail
April 17 at 11:15 am
“Disgusting! This is a proven case of ‘who you are and the pull you have with the system!’” Shannon Pugh Polizzi said of Shelley Dufresne’s plea agreement that avoided jail time and having to register as a sex offender.

John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer
April 17 at 10:13 am
John Paul Devillier has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer in connection with Thursday's apparent ambush shooting of a St. Charles Parish deputy on U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office releases name of suspect in deputy shooting
April 16 at 3:08 pm
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.


Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis Corp. Burt Hazeltine identified as Thursday's shooting victim in Paradis
April 16 at 12:21 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Corp. Burt Hazeltine as the shooting victim in an "apparent ambush" in Paradis.

Denise Rocco took this photo of deputies arresting a man accused of shooting a St. Charles Parish deputy Thursday morning. Witnesses describe chaos of St. Charles deputy shooting
April 16 at 11:01 am
Witnesses in Paradis heard gunshots and saw police arrest a man accused of shooting a St. Charles deputy by yanking him out of a silver truck.

Witnesses describe chaos of St. Charles deputy shooting
Witnesses describe chaos of St. Charles deputy shooting
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Witnesses in Paradis heard gunshots and saw police arrest a man accused of shooting a St. Charles deputy by yanking him out of a silver truck.