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Stolen batteries held up school bus routes

When drivers returned to their buses last Thursday (March 2) after a three-day Mardi Gras holiday, they discovered the vehicles wouldn’t start.Read More...
March 10 at 5:00 am
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Hundreds petition schools to bring back recess

When Andrea Savoie of Destrehan posted her online petition March 2 entitled, "Bring Back Recess in St. Charles Parish Schools," it generated 911 signatures in six days.Read More...
March 10 at 5:00 am
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Trump could show hand on Louisiana fundraising case

President Donald Trump’s administration could potentially offer a filing in an appeal the Louisiana Republican Party is pushing before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More...
March 09 at 5:00 am
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Former teacher, husband indicted on running meth lab

Ryan and Kristy Allen, who were arrested in January on allegations of running a meth lab at their Luling home, have been indicted by a grand jury.Read More...
March 09 at 5:00 am
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History lecture series begins

Destrehan – Destrehan Plantation, Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans and St. Charles Parish East Regional Library are holding a lecture series addressing history that has been overlooked in the classroom humanities. Beyond The History Books is open to the public and free of charge. All lectures take place in the large meeting room of the St., Charles Parish East Regional Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The first presentation is March 8 -  The Irish in New Orleans, Patrick McCarty, Curator for Irish Cultural Museum.Read More...
March 08 at 8:40 am
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Destrehan wins thriller to finish undefeated season, capture 5A state championship

The Destrehan Wildcats are undefeated state champions.Read More...
March 04 at 10:10 pm
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Last day to register to vote online

Destrehan – The St. Charles Parish of Voters Office has announced March 4 is the last day to register to vote online at geauxvote.com for the March 25 House of Representatives District 92 special election for precinct 5/5. For more information, call (985) 783-5120.Read More...
March 04 at 10:38 am
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Champagne

Herbert C. Champagne, 92, a native of Boutte and resident of Luling, passed away on Feb. 23.Read More...
March 03 at 11:00 am
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Sheriff's Report - March 2, 2017

Arrests

• Leonard Celestine, 23, of 1008 Paul Fredrick St. in Luling, was arrested Feb. 17 and charged with felony carrying illegal weapon and illegal discharge of a firearm from a vehicle.
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March 03 at 10:00 am
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Luling man pleads guilty to shooting man at Birdie’s

Juan Parnell, a Luling man arrested March 8 of last year on charges of shooting a man outside of Birdie’s Food and Fuel in Luling, was recently sentenced to two years in prison on the charge of aggravated battery.Read More...
March 03 at 10:00 am
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Lent is a time to reflect on how much God loves us the way we are

Father Wilmer Todd

When we make resolutions, it’s easier to keep them if we are doing them with others. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Political eyes turn to approaching regular session

Less than 24 hours after the Legislature adjourned its special session last week lawmakers serving on the budget committee gathered again at the Capitol to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards’ spending proposal for the next fiscal fiscal year. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Donellan

It is with a heavy heart that we announce Bernard C. “Donnie” Donellan Jr. lost his battle with heart disease on Feb. 20.Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Delatte

Jamie “Jam” Delatte, 39, a native of Raceland and resident of Des Allemands passed away Feb. 18. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Former HHS football player gets ring after 25 years

A former Hahnville High School football player recently received a big helping hand through social media, as the 1992 football state championship he earned with the Tigers was returned to him after it went missing for 25 years. Read More...
March 03 at 9:00 am
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Dufrene

God has a new Angel in heaven, Theresa Caillouet Dufrene has gained her wings and is now with her heavenly Father and loved ones that have gone on before her throughout all eternity. Read More...
March 03 at 8:37 am
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Luling man says God directed him towards prison ministry
Luling man says God directed him towards prison ministry
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As a child, David Faucheux told his mother that he didn’t know why but he felt he was watching over people – and that is what he’s done.