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State departments are spread thin with flooding

In response to record levels of flooding across south Louisiana, state offices in 27 parishes were shut down on Monday and Tuesday as essential personnel turned their attention to ongoing search and rescue operations.Read More...
August 19 at 12:22 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 18, 2016

August 19 at 12:19 pm
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Gaudet

Jenny Lynn Allen Gaudet passed away peacefully in her home on Aug. 11. Read More...
August 19 at 12:17 pm
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Parish Council OKs added cost , work for Ormond repaving project

The St. Charles Parish Council approved a $278,528 change order for the Ormond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation project, but not until it clarified why the change was needed for the $3.6 million project.Read More...
August 19 at 12:15 pm
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St. Rose woman fights to walk again after being ejected from car

All Kirsten Fields wants to do it is get back on her feet again – literally.Read More...
August 19 at 12:12 pm
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Destrehan High above state pass rate on AP exams

Destrehan High School’s 45.4 percent pass rate on the 2015-16 Advanced Placement (AP) exams exceeded the state average of 34 percent with Hahnville High School coming within .7 percent of it.Read More...
August 19 at 12:09 pm
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Bayou Gauche father diagnosed with rare disease that attacks organs

When Ron Dufrene began experiencing shortness of breath and other forms of discomfort earlier this year, the Bayou Gauche resident knew there was a problem.Read More...
August 19 at 12:07 pm
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte

Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the area’s mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.
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August 19 at 12:04 pm
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St. Charles boaters aid flood victims, join Cajun Navy

Operating on little sleep and a great desire to help, a large group of St. Charles Parish residents assembled at the West Bank Bridge Park Monday morning before helping rescue flood victims from record flooding in Louisiana.Read More...
August 19 at 12:01 pm
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Work begins on Goodwill store in Luling

Site work has begun for a 10,344 square-foot Goodwill store in Luling, an estimated $1.4 million project that will bring 16 permanent jobs.Read More...
August 19 at 11:59 am
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Council approves limited tax hike, will cut budget

Saying the people of St. Charles Parish have been heard “loud and clear” about not raising taxes, Parish President Larry Cochran got council support for an amended property tax rate hike only for levees, road maintenance and recreation.Read More...
August 19 at 11:57 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beverly

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Beverly the cat.Read More...
August 19 at 8:00 am
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St. Charles Parish mobilizes help for flood victims

St. Charles Parish volunteers and organization quickly started mobilizing efforts to assist victims Monday when word spread of Louisiana’s record flood waters leaving thousands of people and their pets without a home, food and even water.Read More...
August 19 at 8:00 am
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Recalling a classic win by unbeaten champs

For the next couple of columns, I’d like to turn back the clock and reminisce about a pair of the most memorable prep football games I’ve had the opportunity to cover, one of them featuring the Hahnville Tigers and one featuring the Destrehan Wildcats, which is where we begin today: we go back to October of 2007 as the eventual undefeated 5A champions hosted East St. John.Read More...
August 19 at 8:00 am
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Travel team teammates early commits to Division I softball

Sarah VanEtta, Sarah Boquet and Gina Escude all attend different schools, but the trio of local girls have shown plenty of talent as teammates on the Louisiana Voodoo travel softball team — and that hasn’t gone unnoticed at the next level. Read More...
August 19 at 8:00 am
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Early home games could be big for Wildcats’ new starters

Early on this fall, Destrehan fans won’t generally have to go far to see their Wildcats take the gridiron.Read More...
August 19 at 8:00 am
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Wildcats will have spotlight in matchup against Patriots
Wildcats will have spotlight in matchup against Patriots
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It’s not exactly the calm before the storm.