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Former DHS teacher back in jail

A former Destrehan High School band teacher that was accused of sleeping with a student in 2008 is back in jail after Judge M. Lauren Lemmon revoked his probation due to a recent arrest for breaking into a woman’s home.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:28 pm
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Scalise office in town

ST. ROSE - Congressman Steven Scalise will hold satellite office hours at the St. Rose branch of the St. Charles Parish Library, 90 East Club Drive in St. Rose, on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Staff will be available to answer questions from constituents and help with casework inquiries dealing with federal programs and federal agencies such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, Education and more.Read More...
September 29, 2010 at 12:53 pm
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Destrehan defense leads team to win over Ehret

After quarterback Taylor Dunn left the Destrehan football team this week, sophomore Dillan Dent was thrust into the starting role and helped lead the Wildcats to a 14-12 win over John Ehret Friday night.Read More...
September 27, 2010 at 12:51 pm
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Tigers ride running game to 28-14 win over Walker

It may have been hot and humid at Tiger Stadium on Friday night, but there was a “Whiteout” on the field as Hahnville running back Ahmad White rushed for over 200 yards and four touchdowns in the Tiger’s 28-14 victory over O. Perry Walker.Read More...
September 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm
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Hahnville cancels football game after death of Vandebilt Catholic students

Hahnville High School’s Friday football game has been cancelled after four students from Vandebilt Catholic, who was to serve as the Tigers’ homecoming opponent, were killed in an automobile accident.Read More...
September 27, 2010 at 10:32 am
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Poker run for charity

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The United Way of St. Charles invites the public to its upcoming RIDE UNITED Poker Run scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25. Registration for the poker run is currently available online or at the United Way of St. Charles office, 13207 River Road in Luling. Participants can also register at United Way of St. Charles starting at 8 a.m. on the day of the event. The first bike out is at 9 a.m. and the last bike out is at 11 a.m. The ride ends at the Alligator Festival, West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Registration is $20 each for bikers and passengers. The registration fee includes reserved parking for bikes at the Alligator Festival and $5 in festival food and drink tickets. All pre-registrations are guaranteed a RIDE UNITED T-Shirt.

Prizes include $300 for the best hand, $150 for second best and $50 for worst hand. All proceeds for RIDE UNITED will help fund United Way programs in St. Charles Parish. To register online or for more information, visit www.uwaysc.org or call Sara at (985)331-9063.
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September 25, 2010 at 12:53 pm
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Hahnville beats Walker, Destrehan over Ehret

It may have been hot and humid at Tiger Stadium on Friday night, but there was a “Whiteout” on the field as Hahnville running back Ahmad White rushed for over 200 yards and four touchdowns in the Tiger’s 28-14 victory over O. Perry Walker.
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September 24, 2010 at 11:02 pm
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Brothers solve mystery airplane crash

Noland and Roland Breaux know exactly how a plane crashed into Airplane Canal in Bayou Des Allemands because the aircraft nearly knocked one of them over more than 50 years ago.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 4:46 pm
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31st Alligator Festival

HAHNVILLE - The 31st Annual Alligator Festival will be held by the St. Charles Rotary Club at the West Bank Bridge Park from Friday through Sunday, Sept.24-26. The event will include great food, live music and amusement rides. The festival’s live music line-up includes The Wise Guys, The Bucktown All-Stars, The Topcats and many others. A preview night will be held Thursday, Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. with only amusement rides and limited food options.

Regular festival operating hours will be 6-11 p.m. on Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Sept. 25 and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sept. 26.

Visit www.stcharlesrotary.com for more information.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 12:49 pm
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Destrehan Plantation unveils rare portrait of namesake

Destrehan Plantation was the site of the recent unveiling of an original portrait of Jean Noel Destrehan, added to the collection of art of the River Road Historical Society.
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September 24, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Government not only star of Channel 6

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September 24, 2010 at 9:20 am
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‘Fiasco’ on U. S. 90 brings change of plans

Project manager Danny Donahue said it right when he called the line-up of cars on U. S. 90 from I-310 to Des Allemands a “fiasco.” He was referring to the traffic after work had started on improvements and widening of the highway this past week.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:19 am
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Corps needs justification for berms?

We used to say that Louisiana can save its coast by primarily doing two things - - restoring the barrier islands and diverting fresh water and sediment from the Mississippi River into the wetlands. That was in the sixties and seventies when the state first started getting aggressive in the project.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:18 am
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Bell

Winfred Dean Bell, age 92, formerly of Woodbury and Maryville, TN, passed away at Ville St. Marie in Jefferson, LA on Thursday, August 26, 2010.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Authement

Dora Pierce Authement passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2010. Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:15 am
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Hoffman

Myrtle Dufrene Hoffman, 82, was called Home on Sunday, September 12, 2010.Read More...
September 24, 2010 at 9:14 am
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This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw
This weekend's festival will feature Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw
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Anticipating a crowd of nearly 25,000 people, this weekend’s Alligator Festival will feature South Louisiana delicacies, crafts and a rocking entertainment lineup featuring Louisiana's sweetheart Amanda Shaw.