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Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer Cyclist passes through parish on nationwide journey to raise funds to fight cancer
March 20 at 11:26 am
Everyday is a winding road for Flynn Donoho and his dog, Diva, yet it has been in these wide, open spaces where he has found his purpose.

Harris Harris
March 20 at 11:21 am
Morris “Blue” Harris departed this life on Monday, March 9. A native of St. Charles Parish,. a resident of north Little Rock, Arkansas. Morris Harris was born on May 16, 1950 in New Orleans to the late Thelma and Celestine Harris Sr.
He was the eldest of 11 children.

Candies Candies
March 20 at 11:18 am
Nelda Martha Candies, an avid sportswoman who lived life to the fullest, passed away peacefully at her home in Des Allemands, La. with family by her bedside at the age of 83 on March 13. She was born April 1, 1931 in Des Allemands.

Donnaud Donnaud
March 20 at 11:13 am
Elva Troxler Donnaud , 92, a native of Hahnville and resident of Luling, passed away on Monday, March 16.

Savoie Savoie
March 20 at 11:09 am
Joyce Savoie passed away on Saturday, March 7 at the age of 79.

Sheriff’s Reports (March 19)
March 20 at 10:58 am
• Roosevelt Ingram, 36, of 132 Normand Ln. in Des Allemands was stopped for a traffic violation on March 14 and charged with possession of stolen things, resisting arrest by refusing to ID, driver not licensed and motor vehicle needed two headlamps.

Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors Destrehan library uses Skype to connect readers with authors
March 20 at 10:51 am
Today’s lingering worry about technology is how it’s distancing people, but the East Regional Library Book Discussion Group is using Skype to bring people together in a more personal exchange between reader and author.

Stonecipher protects state constitution - as all should
March 20 at 10:47 am
Some of you may be under the impression that the Attorney General of Louisiana enforces the state constitution. That’s how it should be, but the AG is a statewide elected official, i.e. politician.

Statewide officials looking at fee changes
March 20 at 10:42 am
With the governor opposed to any net tax increases this session, practically every corner of state government is turning to fees as an avenue to generate additional dollars for the upcoming fiscal year.

Obama should approve Keystone
March 20 at 10:39 am
The future of Keystone XL pipeline is still up in the air after some seven years of controversy over whether or not the mineral transportation facility should be completed from oil fields in Canada to refineries in Texas.

Luling couple take part  in bridge  ‘Super Bowl’ Luling couple take part in bridge ‘Super Bowl’
March 20 at 10:35 am
Only the truly skilled, determined and competitive can even aspire to one day be called lifemaster.
This is checkmate in a power game that players equate in skill to chess.

Lindsey LeBlanc 42 child pornography images found on Norco man’s computer, police say
March 20 at 10:32 am
A Norco man has been arrested and charged with one count of pornography involving juveniles.

Cashio’s Food Villa  has new name, owner Cashio’s Food Villa has new name, owner
March 20 at 10:27 am
Marked by an impressive historical mural telling St. Charles Parish’s history, Cashio Food Villa is now part of Destrehan’s story, too.

SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program SCP will bill residents $150,000 for ‘free’ dumpster program
March 20 at 10:14 am
Under threat of seeking another attorney general’s opinion on how to recoup $150,000 for dumpsters provided to residents at no charge to remove blighted property, the St. Charles Parish government agreed to bill residents who received the service.

Students enjoying a science experiment at one of the many events Dow holds at local high schools 69,000 state job vacancies expected in tech field by ‘18
March 20 at 10:10 am
Anticipating growing competition for skilled workers, Dow stepped up efforts with a program called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math education – to literally create a K-12 pipeline to fill these highly sought jobs.

Stranded on the roadside, an 18-wheeler rear-ended three vehicles on U.S. Highway 90 in Boutte Tuesday morning. Below, State Police arrest the truck driver, who is later charged with DWI. Truck driver crashes into three vehicles in Boutte, charged with DWI
March 20 at 9:47 am
A truck driver was arrested and charged with a DWI after crashing into three cars and injuring three people in Boutte on Tuesday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.

DHS star makes history DHS star makes history
March 20 at 9:33 am
Destrehan High School sophomore Cara “Moon” Ursin has been chosen as Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for girls’ basketball, becoming the first athlete in the history of St. Charles Parish to win the award.

Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work Strike over: Louisiana members OK deal, returning to work
March 20 at 8:53 am
By Wednesday, more than 500 strikers put down their signs and will start going back to work on Monday at the Norco Manufacturing Complex, ending the first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years.

John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer
John Paul Devillier charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer
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John Paul Devillier has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer in connection with Thursday's apparent ambush shooting of a St. Charles Parish deputy on U.S. Highway 90 in Paradis.