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Shrimper lucky to be alive after twister sinks boat

A 74-year-old Ama shrimper was motoring his 27-foot Lafitte skiff to Pier 90 from Grand Isle when a tornado tore apart and sunk his shrimping boat and left him dangling in the water for 30 minutes.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:02 am
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J.B. Martin, New Sarpy lead way in test scores

Another school year is over in St. Charles Parish and that means that LEAP, iLEAP and GEE state testing scores are in.
As far as test scores are concerned, it’s been another good year in the parish with 75 percent of students scoring at basic level or above - the same as 2009.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:00 am
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Watchdog group investigates Jesse Duplantis’ lifestyle

It’s hard to miss the new two-story, 25-room house on the corner of River Road and Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan. But most people who drive by it don’t realize that they are helping to pay for it.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 8:57 am
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River Road closure could last 45 days

If the Army Corps of Engineers decides to elevate River Road on the east side of the Davis Pond Diversion in Ama, it could cause the road to be closed for 45 days, according to Renè Pochè, with the Corps’ public affairs office.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 8:55 am
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Ethan Hutson

Destrehan junior pitcher Ethan Hutson had a breakout season, finishing with a perfect 4-0 record for his Wildcats.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:38 am
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Mike Ford

Hahnville sophomore Mike Ford was the youngest parish player to make the All-District team, and his numbers were impressive.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:37 am
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Dillon Boudreaux

Hahnville senior Dillon Boudreaux not only proved his value to his team on the field, but he also had a big year at the plate.
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June 03, 2010 at 9:35 am
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Brandt Bourgeois

Wildcat junior pitcher Brandt Bourgeois was a big surprise for Destrehan this season.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:34 am
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Zach Schexnaydre

Zach Schexnaydre wrapped up a banner junior campaign by hitting .309 with six doubles and a triple.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:33 am
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Scott Stonestreet

Destrehan senior Scott Stonestreet shined from both the plate and the stripe for the Wildcats last season, hitting .308 while pitching his team to three wins. Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Dylan Lucich

Senior Wildcat Dylan Lucich was a tough out all season long for the competition, hitting .345 on the year.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Ryne Robert

When the Tigers needed a big hit last season, it seems like senior Ryne Robert was on hand to deliver it. Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Matt Smith

Matt Smith was one of the clutch performers for the Wildcats during the season, leading the team in RBIs with 40.
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June 03, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Jared Harrell

Tiger senior Jared Harrell was one of the leaders of the young Tiger squad last season and backed it up with clutch hitting from the plate and diving grabs in the outfield.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:27 am
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Matt Allo

Hahnville ace Matt Allo had a banner year for his Tigers, going 4-0 from the stripe to help his team reach the postseason.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:26 am
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Sam Carriere

Destrehan’s Sam Carriere was not only named the gold glove winner in District 6-5A for his defensive prowess, but he finished as the MVP of the league.Read More...
June 03, 2010 at 9:25 am
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Arts Awareness Fest showcasing student talent Saturday
Arts Awareness Fest showcasing student talent Saturday
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Rodney Lafon’s legacy includes serving as St. Charles Parish Schools superintendent for 18 years, but it also certainly reflects his efforts to bring the system to the forefront of arts education.