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‘Bath salts’ that nearly killed local teen taken off shelves

A synthetic drug that nearly killed a Des Allemands teen last month has been banned by Gov. Bobby Jindal in an emergency rule. The rule makes it illegal to sell, use, buy or manufacture the chemicals used in fake bath salts.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:28 am
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HHS graduate named to Millsaps College Senate

James Michael Bell of Luling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marlon D. Bell, has been elected to the 2010-11 Student Body Association Senate at Millsaps College.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:25 am
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The Chosen One

Hahnville High senior Callan Johns, 18, already has a stronger resume than most college graduates.
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January 14, 2011 at 9:23 am
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Tigers’ Taylor wraps up impressive career with All-State selection

For the last three years, when opposing coaches faced Hahnville they had to game plan on how to stop Tiger linebacker Ben Taylor.
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January 07, 2011 at 12:53 pm
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Police: Armed robber on the loose

Sheriff Greg Champagne wants residents to be on the look-out for a suspect in an armed robbery on Thursday, Jan. 6.Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 12:12 pm
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White, Hutson named All-State honorable mention

Ethan Hutson
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January 07, 2011 at 9:46 am
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This New Year, make plans to be a better person

By Harold Keller
As 2010 comes to a close and we welcome in 2011, a new year, I’m reminded that one day our life on earth will end and we will enter eternity and a new life.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Jindal bases future on the youth

Gov. Bobby Jindal gave an enlightened talk at Destrehan Library last Thursday as part of a statewide “Building a Better Louisiana for Our Children” tour. It’s main focus was on the future of the state and how it rests with our younger people.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:40 am
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1811 slave revolt made history here

Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the largest slave revolt in U. S. history will begin at Destrehan Plantation Saturday. It will start a year-long observation that will recall the events when more than 200 enslaved African-Americans marched downriver from a plantation in LaPlace for two days to a plantation in Kenner.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Dufrene

Marion M. Dufrene, 81, passed away on Dec. 21, 2010 in Luling.Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 9:38 am
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Schaubhut

James “Jimmy” Schaubhut, 81, passed away on Dec. 21, 2010 in Luling. Read More...
January 07, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Sheriff's Report

Arrests

•Jerry F. Sanamo Jr., 45, of 174 Hollywood Park Drive in Montz, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with possession of Amphetamine, possession of Marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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January 07, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Schools will beef up security measures, ID ever visitor

In his first big move as Coordinator of Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness for the school district, Stephen Robicheaux presented a plan to the School Board that will unify the procedures for visitors in all parish schools.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Convicted sex offender charged with molesting 6-year-old girl

A 24-year-old Boutte man who is a convicted sex offender was arrested and charged with molesting a 6-year-old girl, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Largest slave revolt revisited on 200-year anniversary

Two hundred years ago, a group of Louisiana slaves led the largest organized rebellion of enslaved people on American soil.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:34 am
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History buffs tell how Des Allemands’ Black Prince Island got its name

A Des Allemands native who plans on writing a history of the area said he discovered the true meaning behind Black Prince Island during his research.
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January 07, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Luling man caught in manhunt pleads guilty to battery
Luling man caught in manhunt pleads guilty to battery
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Jerry Celestine, the subject of a March 14 police manhunt charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her at gunpoint in Paradis, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and will serve 1-1/2 years in prison.