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Virus attacking crawfish crop, drives local prices higher

Crawfish and Louisiana are synonymous with one another, and it’s a relationship that runs much deeper than semantics: it’s estimated that more than 7,000 people depend, directly or indirectly, on the crawfish industry, which contributes more than $300 million to the state’s economy.Read More...
June 07 at 2:13 pm
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New subdivision proposed for Hahnville

St. Charles Parish Council Chairman Terrell Wilson is busy trying to keep pace with Hahnville’s growth, particularly with a second subdivision recently proposed for the area.Read More...
June 07 at 2:08 pm
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More walking and biking paths planned in St. Charles Parish, public input needed

Plans are underway to make St. Charles Parish more accommodating and accessible for walking and bicycling and in order to maximize those efforts, the parish and the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) are looking to the public to provide input. Read More...
June 06 at 9:31 am
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Two charged with St. Rose kidnapping in alleged drug deal

Two people have been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping after allegedly holding a person hostage in St. Rose to collect a $600 payment for drugs.
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May 31 at 5:03 pm
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Manslaughter charge dropped in Destrehan shooting

The Destrehan man accused of shooting and killing 25-year-old Weston Keller over money was released after a grand jury did not indict him on manslaughter.Read More...
May 26 at 6:00 pm
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Mississippi River expected to crest at 16.5 feet, but not enough to force opening of spillway

Heavy rains from the North and Midwest are expected to make the Mississippi River crest at 16.5 feet by May 28, just narrowly missing the “trigger” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on to open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway.Read More...
May 26 at 11:47 am
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Destrehan missionary has led students into Mexico for 13 years

Mexico's Piedras Negras is a poverty-stricken "pure unconditional love" that has drawn Janeen Rodrigue back there as a missionary for 13 years.Read More...
May 26 at 9:00 am
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Teacher, reptile krewe form exotic business

Iggy the partially paralyzed iguana, Nagini the four-year-old red tail boa constrictor and Amadeus the 100-pound tortoise are superstars in Barry Guillot's new exotic business.Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan High School Salutatorian: Christopher Nelson

Christopher Nelson never thought much about being among those at the top of his senior class; he just kept pushing forward and working hard, leaving the cards to fall where they may and attempting to set himself up for the best collegiate success possible. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan High School Valedictorian: Gabrielle Fortes

Gabrielle Fortes calls herself a “go with the flow” kind of person. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Photographer picturing big success in the business world

Already known for his eye for photography, Darius Blount also casts an eye toward lofty goals. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Love of music helps band captain find balance

Ethan Lanier can almost feel the moment as he speaks about it, the one that inspires him to put music at the center of his life. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Singer hopes to give crowds a reason to dance for a long time

Faith Becnel sometimes feels like she’s living two separate lives. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Engineering student, stage performer not slowed by disabilities

When Paul Sullivan was born three months premature, doctors didn’t know if he would make it. He’s done that and a whole lot more. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Faith pushes DHS grad to spread Jesus’ love overseas

Carly Brown is a natural leader, one who plans to spread good throughout the world. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan seniors find second family and get fit

Marsha Rossenwasser doesn't like to tell her age, but she will joyously speak about all she's doing to avoid being a couch potato.Read More...
May 26 at 7:00 am
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$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
$9M Paul Maillard Road project to be awarded
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It's been four years in the making, but the Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization Plan will come up for the final approval needed to start work.