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Wildcats have plenty of question marks heading into spring game

Making the playoffs is always a nice goal to attain, but because of two recent state championships, more is expected at Destrehan. So even though the Wildcats were a playoff team in 2009, they will be looking to put last season's 5-6 record behind them when they host H.L. Bourgeois at 6 p.m. on Friday for their spring game. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm
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New parish talk show debuts on channel 6

Renee Simpson

‘St. Charles Parish Today’ is a local talk show that takes viewers inside parish government and the month’s hot topics. It can be seen at 5 p.m. daily unless pre-empted by a live public meeting.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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Protective measures underway at Grand Isle

Work is underway in closing two breaches along the coast of Elmer’s Island west of Grand Isle to help protect the coastal wetlands from the oil spill now threatening the fishing industry in southern Louisiana.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm
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Barrier islands need to be restored

Many years ago, in the sixties, Louisiana Land and Exploration Company officials suggested that we restore the broken up barrier islands along the coast of southeast Louisiana. It would have protected the state’s valuable wetlands which spawn much of the nation’s commercial fish.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:42 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Lori A. Sardenga, 25, of 345 W. Easy St. in Destrehan, was arrested on May 5 and charged with cruelty to a juvenile.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:41 pm
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Parish air gets “F” from lung association

St. Charles Parish received an “F” from the American Lung Association for the amount of ozone, or smog, in the air. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm
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Design for new shelter released

The schematic design for a new animal shelter in St. Charles Parish was released this week. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm
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Luling pet owners need to look out for coyotes

Two small dogs in the Willowdale area are missing and St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said it appears that they were taken from their yards by predators such as coyotes or bobcats.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm
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Stringent rules of Drug Court ‘save’ mother’s life

Two years ago, Stacie Borges hit rock bottom. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:33 pm
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Fire destroys Willowdale home

A Willowdale home was destroyed on Saturday night after a fire that began in the area of the garage spread to the home and tore through it, keeping firefighters busy for almost six hours.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:30 pm
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Beat a car, see ugliest dresses at Relay For Life

Teams of St. Charles Parish residents will fight an around the clock battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, beginning at 6 p.m. on May 15 at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm
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Bridge collision claims life of former HHS athlete

A former Hahnville High School student and star softball player, 18-year-old Jessica Cancienne, was killed when her 2008 Mazda Tribute ran into the back of a garbage truck on the Hale Boggs Bridge last week.
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May 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm
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Police lieutenant, ex-wife charged with tax fraud

A lieutenant with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and his ex-wife are charged with filing false federal tax returns using the names of inmates at the Orleans Parish prison, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm
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Facebook unites couple 10,000 miles apart

Kevin and Evi Orgeron have a very long-distance relationship.
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May 13, 2010 at 10:54 am
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Fish invade Lafitte

The month of May always shapes up to be a great time for fishing. Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 10:29 am
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DHS baseball camp begins on June 1

Destrehan High School will host a baseball camp for children between the ages of 8 and 14 from June 1-4.Read More...
May 13, 2010 at 10:27 am
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Nissan the cat’s big  adventure in Destrehan
Nissan the cat’s big adventure in Destrehan
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When Jade Berteau heard meowing in her engine, she freaked out.