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Turner wins scholarship
April 02 at 1:26 pm
Julian J. Turner has been selected as the winner of a National Achievement $2,500 Scholarship.

Local industry support new bill that subjects more chemicals to regulation Local industry support new bill that subjects more chemicals to regulation
April 02 at 1:11 pm
Capitol Hill’s proposed Udall-Vitter bill aimed at overhauling the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act has drawn criticism from environmentalists and Congressional opponents, but the chemical industry considers it a move that’s long overdue.

Area educators say they will fight state repeal of inventory tax credit Area educators say they will fight state repeal of inventory tax credit
April 02 at 1:05 pm
Asked what the biggest challenge three area school superintendents faced in the coming months, St. Charles Parish Superintendent Felecia Gomez-Walker unhesitatingly replied making sure they were all aggressively involved in the legislative process.

Getting ready for this year’s Easter egg hunts and services Getting ready for this year’s Easter egg hunts and services
April 02 at 1:02 pm
First Baptist Church of Luling
April 5 - 6:45 a.m. Easter Sunday - community sunrise service on West Bridge Park levee. Free breakfast at 7:30 p.m. with location TBA at sunrise service.

Des Allemands seafood expert calls 2015 Des Allemands seafood expert calls 2015 "year of wild catfish"
April 02 at 1:00 pm
Harlon Pearce foresees 2015 as the year of the wild catfish.

Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record Suspect in deadly crash has lengthy criminal record
April 02 at 12:57 pm
When 39-year-old Darlene Cortez of Des Allemands recently lost her life on Old Spanish Trail, she became the latest fatality on a road known for being hazardous and was killed by a man suspected of driving while intoxicated.

A Valero operator at the company’s hydrocracker unit at its St. Charles Refinery in Norco, one of 600 employees who contributed to the company being named a Forbes Best Employer. Valero named among Forbes’ International Best Employers
April 02 at 12:48 pm
A month after making Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, Valero Energy Corp. has been named on Forbes’ inaugural list of Best Employers.

Students conduct the Satellite Center electric art show Students conduct the Satellite Center electric art show
April 02 at 12:47 pm
On March 5th, the Engineering Design class conducted its Electric Art Show.

Sophomore Tabitha Tabb covers first base for the Lady Cats. Lady Cats crush ESJ 17-0, knock off Ellender 10-5
April 02 at 12:28 pm
The Destrehan Lady Cats won big against East St. John and Ellender last week with a real team effort in both victories.

Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America Motiva refining its system - Would rank in top 5 in N. America
April 02 at 12:19 pm
Motiva’s plan to integrate its two Louisiana refineries in Norco and Convent would create the Louisiana Refining System, a move that would rank it among the top five North American refineries in capacity.

Hahnville sophomore Prycilla Prince rounds the bases for the the Lady Tigers Hahnville Lady Tigers drop 3 in a row at Live Oak tourney
April 02 at 12:16 pm
The Hahnville Lady Tigers softball team played hard all weekend according to head coach Jerry Nugent, but just couldn’t overcome three top 10 teams.

Sophomore Brennan Breaud makes the play in foul territory Destrehan rebounds from loss to rival with victory over Thibodaux
April 02 at 12:04 pm
The Destrehan Fighting Wildcats dropped Friday’s matchup with rival Hahnville, but rebounded on Saturday with a big win on the road over Thibodaux.

Hahnville sophomore Waylon LeBlanc rifles a throw to first on the double play after getting the toss to tag the bag from senior Brock Harrell. Hahnville picks up pair of district victories over DHS, Terrebonne
April 02 at 11:31 am
In a hard fought battle between cross river rivals, the Hahnville Tigers pulled out a 6-3 win over Destrehan on Friday.

I.D. this suspect Man Sought in Destrehan Credit Card Theft
March 30 at 1:37 pm
Can you I.D. this person?

St. Charles Parish's Teacher of the Year St. Charles Parish's Teacher of the Year
March 26 at 5:25 pm
Three St. Charles Parish Public Schools teachers were recently named the top educators in their divisions by the school district.

Tigers stumble in Gerard Oubre tourney, drop four Tigers stumble in Gerard Oubre tourney, drop four
March 26 at 5:18 pm
The Hahnville Tigers varsity baseball team struggled throughout the Gerard Oubre Tournament, dropping all five of their games despite some solid play during the four-day event.

Lady Wildcats throttle South Lafourche Lady Wildcats throttle South Lafourche
March 26 at 5:06 pm
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats went 2-2 over last week playing in the Sulpher tournament and going on the road to East St. John.

Lady Tigers win 4 straight to stretch record to 13-3 Lady Tigers win 4 straight to stretch record to 13-3
March 26 at 4:53 pm
It was a good week for the Hahnville Lady Tigers, who picked up wins against H.L. Bourgeois, Menard, Byrd and South Lafourche to improve their record to 13-3.

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
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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.