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DHS alum Reed joins NFL ranks as coach

Ed Reed hung up his cleats after a Hall of Fame worthy NFL career last May, but as it turns out, the former Destrehan High School superstar won’t be straying far from the game.Read More...
January 29 at 1:43 pm
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Hahnville knows Destrehan will be ready for rematch

Hahnville boys basketball coach Rick Spring knows what he and his team will be walking into Friday night when it sets foot into archrival Destrehan’s gym for a key District 7-5A battle.Read More...
January 29 at 1:42 pm
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HHS senior Lirette gunning for state championship

When Hahnville wrestler Nicholas Lirette was a freshman, he established and wrote down a goal for himself: to one day compete at a Division I university.Read More...
January 29 at 1:39 pm
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Body of man from capsized boat identified

The body of a man lost when his workboat capsized in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge on Dec. 30 has been identified as Jayme Swafford, 36, of Hammond.
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January 29 at 10:28 am
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Car Seat Safety Event

HAHNVILLE – The Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department, 14890 River Road, Hahnville will hold a Car Seat Safety event at 5 – 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the fire department, 14890 River Road, Hahnville. For more information call (504) 559-8737.Read More...
January 28 at 3:37 pm
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Sheriff’s Office warns of fake $100 bills circulating

Fake hundred dollar bills have been circulating after a Hahnville High School student purchased them over the internet and distributed them at school as part of an apparent joke Tuesday, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
January 28 at 2:00 pm
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New General Manager Brett Woltjen leads Norco Manufacturing Complex

It feels like home.

Brett Woltjen doesn’t hesitate when asked about his recent appointment as Norco Manufacturing Complex (NMC) general manager and relocation to Louisiana. Settling in just in time for king cake, carnival and the opening of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in early January, Woltjen was quickly introduced to a few facets of life in the Pelican State. It’s not all that new to him, however. Read More...
January 22 at 3:08 pm
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St. Rose man convicted of arson, cocaine distribution gets 10 years

A St. Rose man accused of intentionally burning down his home was sentenced this month to 10 years in prison.Read More...
January 22 at 2:50 pm
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Cooper

Dylon Joseph Cooper, 19, a resident of Paradis, died Jan. 13.Read More...
January 22 at 2:49 pm
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Walker

Leona Madere Walker, 83, a native of Hahnville and a resident of Luling, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17.Read More...
January 22 at 2:47 pm
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Faucheux

Clarence P. Faucheux, 86, a native of Vacherie and resident of Luling passed away Jan. 18.Read More...
January 22 at 2:45 pm
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Oubre

Norma Guidry Oubre, a native and resident of Luling, met her eternal savior on Jan. 15 in her home surrounded by family. She was 67 years old and was born on Nov. 13, 1948.Read More...
January 22 at 2:44 pm
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Friloux

Bonny Gros Friloux, also known as “Bonny Baby Dieu,” went to be with her Lord and Savior on Jan. 12.Read More...
January 22 at 2:42 pm
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Comardelle

Norman J. “Noon” Comardelle, 83, a native and resident of Bayou Gauche, passed away on Friday, Jan. 1.Read More...
January 22 at 2:41 pm
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Sheriff’s Reports (Jan. 21)

Arrests

• Deanthony Wilkerson, 25, of 2301 Severn Ave. in Metairie, was arrested Jan. 12 and charged with DWI.Read More...
January 22 at 2:38 pm
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Health care costs will take a bigger bite out of Social Security

Financial Tidbits by Ryan LeBlancRead More...
January 22 at 2:36 pm
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
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At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.