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Is Lege ahead or behind budget schedule?

It never ceases to amaze how politicians can rationalize the irrational. The schedule for the state’s operating budget is the latest example.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:25 am
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Fox News, CNN go to mass at Grand Isle

Mass at Our Lady of the Sea Church in Grand Isle was different Sunday, to say the least. Not only were there the usual parishioners and vacationers in attendance during Memorial Day weekend, there were film crews from Fox News and CNN filming and taping what was going on.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:24 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Wade R. Williams, 29, of 116 Rosenwald in Reserve, was arrested on May 22 and charged with D.W.I.
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June 04, 2010 at 9:10 am
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Entergy declares cold war on Waterford during summer

Residents around the parish aren’t the only ones who feel the heat of those hot summer months. The higher temperatures also mean Entergy and employees of Waterford 3 must enact a Summer Reliability Plan that includes installing temporary air conditioning units to cool sensitive equipment and using divers to clean the intake structure on the Mississippi River.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:07 am
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Police draw first blood over holiday

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will now seek search warrants to draw blood from arrested suspects who refuse to take breath tests in an attempt to strengthen drunk driving cases in court.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:05 am
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Red Cross trains businesses to mobilize for disaster

The American Red Cross has launched a new program that enables them to recruit and train volunteers from local companies and organizations so that they can be mobilized quickly in any disaster.Read More...
June 04, 2010 at 9:03 am
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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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Second man sentenced in connection with 2015 Super Bowl drug bust
Second man sentenced in connection with 2015 Super Bowl drug bust
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Juan Alberto Salinas, who also was arrested in the 2015 major drug bust at a St. Rose man's home on Super Bowl Sunday, pleaded guilty and was recently sentenced on a charge of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I controlled dangerous substance.