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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 10, 2017

Arrests

• David Hodges, 45, of 107 Touchard Lane in Des Allemands, was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting an officer. Read More...
14 hours ago
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DHS teacher strives for elite robotics program

When ITT of St. Rose approached Destrehan alumnus Brian Young about leading a robotics team at his high school alma mater, he likely knew that simply creating a stable, lasting program would be satisfactory to those entrusting him with the project.Read More...
15 hours ago
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Paradis native marks historic role in nation’s anti-missile defense

It was soon after the nation’s War Department sought a new air defense system that Milton “Moon” Hill came on the scene with Bell Laboratories’ Project Nike to answer the call.
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15 hours ago
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Pastalaya cook-off fundraiser set for Saturday

There will be plenty of great food, company and competition at West Bank Bridge Park Saturday — and all of it for a great cause. Read More...
Yesterday at 10:35 am
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Destrehan Plantation tells the whole story of slavery at the antebellum home

Standing in stately grandeur draped by ancient oaks, Destrehan Plantation is one of the great River Road mansions telling its whole story to visitors including its own chapter with slavery.Read More...
August 16 at 7:53 am
921 Views

Destrehan speed knitter starts worldwide contest for Doctors without Borders

Sarah Bordelon never expected this. Read More...
August 16 at 7:49 am
506 Views

Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths

When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.Read More...
August 16 at 6:52 am
706 Views

How a Destrehan businessman found a way to 'Kidnap' Halle Berry

While superstar Halle Berry was promoting the action thriller film "Kidnap" in New York, Todd Trosclair and Joey Tufaro have been celebrating what their anticipated first big hit will do for their independent film company in LaPlace and Metairie.Read More...
August 16 at 6:46 am
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Paul Maillard revitalization moving ahead with Monsanto

The Paul Maillard Road Corridor Revitalization project got Council approval, and St. Charles Parish has announced that Monsanto has become a strong partner in helping make it happen.Read More...
August 16 at 6:35 am
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85% of motorists drove over limit on I-310, study says

The newly posted 70 mph speed limit on the elevated portions of Interstate 310 in St. Charles Parish marks a statewide trend aligning motorists' apparent need for speed, but it's also considered safer.Read More...
August 16 at 5:45 am
1148 Views

Sheriff seeking information on missing man's whereabouts

Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for public assistance in locating Melvin Greely Jr. Read More...
August 10 at 8:05 pm
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Sheriff's Report - Aug. 3, 2017

Arrests

• Preston Payne, 23, of 14368 Moore Ave. in Walker, was arrested July 19 and charged with principal to armed robbery.
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August 09 at 1:47 pm
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Parish postpones $525K site purchase for P&Z relocation

Although the St. Charles Parish government had advertised its intent to buy a 5.6-acre site in Hahnville to expand government services, the move was reversed at Monday’s council meeting.Read More...
August 09 at 1:36 pm
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Sheriff: Teen curfew violators will be detained

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne announced this week that his office will be increasing the number of deputies deployed to enforce the parish’s curfew law, noting violators will be brought in and detained. Read More...
August 09 at 1:30 pm
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American Legion Post 509 seeks new blood, input to grow the post and use 49 acres

The old, impressive stones of the American Legion Post 509 hall reflect its long standing in Ama, but its members worry without new blood and input its future, as well as 49 acres of land it owns, is uncertain.Read More...
August 09 at 11:02 am
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The United States needed a new coat of paint

The United States of America sprawls wide over the Sacred Heart of Jesus School parking lot freshly repainted because a Norco Boy Scout decided he wanted to give back to his former elementary school.Read More...
August 09 at 10:23 am
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Destrehan receiver latest of brother trio to land at LSU
Destrehan receiver latest of brother trio to land at LSU
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Make it three for the Jefferson family at LSU.