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District champ ĎCats eye state

It had been nearly two decades since Destrehan could boast a district championship in boys track and field. Emphasis on Ďhad.íRead More...
May 06 at 8:00 am

HHS alum Haydel dominating for Nicholls State

Hannah Haydel was a dominant winner inside the softball circle in her time at Hahnville. The same is true at the collegiate level.Read More...
May 06 at 8:00 am

Witnesses describe cold-blooded shooting of DHS student

The last minutes of a Destrehan High senior's life reportedly ended Wednesday (May 4) with him exchanging words with a New Sarpy man who witnesses say simply pulled out a gun and shot him pointblank in the head.

May 05 at 4:07 pm

Foul play suspected after body found in Bonnet Carre Spillway

A body found in the Bonnet Carre Spillway Wednesday morning is believed to be the victim of a homicide, according to the St. Charles Sheriff's Office. Read More...
May 05 at 1:10 pm

DHS senior shot and killed Wednesday night, arrest made

The Destrehan senior class is mourning the death of a classmate who was gunned down just days before graduation.Read More...
May 05 at 7:18 am

Sheriff's Office searching for suspects involved in Walmart fraud, theft

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for four suspects who allegedly used an altered or fraudulent bank card to make several purchases at the Boutte Walmart Monday (April 2).Read More...
May 04 at 7:14 pm

Chamber holds Chamberita After Hours networking session

LaPlace Ė The River Region Chamber will hold ďChamberita After Hours,Ē a networking session, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the Louisiana FCU Training Center, 406 E. Airline Highway in LaPlace. RSVP is required and available at (985) 653-1752 or More...
May 04 at 12:34 pm

Police ask for help to ID woman's body found near Bonnet Carre' Spillway

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for information to help identify a woman whose body was found around 7 a.m. today (May 4) near the Bonnet Carre' Spillway in Norco.
May 04 at 12:21 pm

$1M bond set for Kenner man accused of killing 16-year-old

Bond for the Kenner man arrested and charged with second-degree murder of 16-year-old Jorion White and tossing her body in a drainage canal in St. Rose last week has been set at $1 million.
May 03 at 12:50 pm

Arrest made in case of girl found dead in St. Rose

An arrest has been made by St. Charles Parish authorities investigating the death of 16-year-old Jorion White, whose body was found in a ditch along St. Rose Ave. last week.Read More...
May 02 at 2:56 pm

Miss Little Red Church pageant being held, contestants sought

Destrehan Ė Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Miss Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival pageant to be held on†May 1. Contestants age 6 months to 23 are invited to enter. The pageant is held along with the Little Red Church Food & Fun Fest held the same weekend. Winners chosen Teen Miss Little Red Church and Miss Little Red Church will be contracted to reign one year and attend various festivals, church and school events. The pageant will be held at the St. Charles Borromeo School gym, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Mindy Wilson or Candice Schmidt at†
May 01 at 12:37 pm

Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival

DESTREHAN Ė St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will hold its annual Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival on April 29-May 1 on the church grounds, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Ronald C.†Rodrigue at 985-764-6383†or email him at††Read More...
May 01 at 11:28 am

Residents angry about garbage problems

After a recent episode of two days with no garbage pickup in Luling, Traci Navarro was ready to complain about the service.Read More...
April 29 at 8:16 pm

St. Rose man released after serving 41 years for 1974 murder at DHS

After serving 41 years in prison for the 1974 shooting death of Timothy Weber, Gary Tyler of St. Rose pleaded guilty to manslaughter as part of a plea agreement in the decades old case and walked out of court today (April 29) a free man.Read More...
April 29 at 4:34 pm

Entergy not penalized for falsified inspections

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will not cite Entergy Corps after an investigation revealed records had been doctored to falsely state fire inspections had been done at Waterford 3 in Killona.Read More...
April 29 at 10:38 am

Retailers say bridge work hurting business

At River Road Market, store owner David Matherne calls the upgrade work on Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge progress but the heavier traffic is also driving customers away.Read More...
April 29 at 9:19 am

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Residents flock to new gun course to defend themselves
Residents flock to new gun course to defend themselves
Dawn Ortego isnít willing to become a statistic.