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Manslaughter charge dropped in Destrehan shooting

The Destrehan man accused of shooting and killing 25-year-old Weston Keller over money was released after a grand jury did not indict him on manslaughter.Read More...
May 26 at 6:00 pm
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Mississippi River expected to crest at 16.5 feet, but not enough to force opening of spillway

Heavy rains from the North and Midwest are expected to make the Mississippi River crest at 16.5 feet by May 28, just narrowly missing the “trigger” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on to open the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway.Read More...
May 26 at 11:47 am
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Destrehan missionary has led students into Mexico for 13 years

Mexico’s Piedras Negras is a poverty-stricken “pure unconditional love” that has drawn Janeen Rodrigue back there as a missionary for 13 years.Read More...
May 26 at 9:00 am
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Teacher, reptile krewe form exotic business

Iggy the partially paralyzed iguana, Nagini the four-year-old red tail boa constrictor and Amadeus the 100-pound tortoise are superstars in Barry Guillot’s new exotic business.Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan High School Salutatorian: Christopher Nelson

Christopher Nelson never thought much about being among those at the top of his senior class; he just kept pushing forward and working hard, leaving the cards to fall where they may and attempting to set himself up for the best collegiate success possible. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan High School Valedictorian: Gabrielle Fortes

Gabrielle Fortes calls herself a “go with the flow” kind of person. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Photographer picturing big success in the business world

Already known for his eye for photography, Darius Blount also casts an eye toward lofty goals. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Love of music helps band captain find balance

Ethan Lanier can almost feel the moment as he speaks about it, the one that inspires him to put music at the center of his life. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Singer hopes to give crowds a reason to dance for a long time

Faith Becnel sometimes feels like she’s living two separate lives. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Engineering student, stage performer not slowed by disabilities

When Paul Sullivan was born three months premature, doctors didn’t know if he would make it. He’s done that and a whole lot more. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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DHS Senior Stories: Faith pushes DHS grad to spread Jesus’ love overseas

Carly Brown is a natural leader, one who plans to spread good throughout the world. Read More...
May 26 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan seniors find second family and get fit

Marsha Rossenwasser doesn’t like to tell her age, but she will joyously speak about all she’s doing to avoid being a couch potato.Read More...
May 26 at 7:00 am
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DHS student gets into movie making and becomes star of Marmalade Man

It’s doubtful “Marmalade Man 2” will ever come to a cinema near anyone, but the movie’s creator, John Frazier, doesn’t care because he’s having fun.Read More...
May 26 at 6:00 am
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Arrest made in connection with body found in spillway

A “person of interest” in the homicide case of an 88-year-old New Orleans woman whose body was found floating in the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in May of last year has been taken into custody.Read More...
May 26 at 5:00 am
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New Sarpy man pleads guilty after dog fighting arrest

A New Sarpy man accused of using pit bulls for dog fighting in the summer of 2016 recently pleaded guilty to two counts of cruelty to animals, earning him a suspended sentence of six months in prison and two years misdemeanor probation.Read More...
May 26 at 4:00 am
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Norco father, son arrested after spray painting Confederate monument pedestal

Removal of the P.G.T. Beauregard monument in New Orleans has been described as celebrating the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy,” but Norco residents Chris Kimble and his father, Michael, didn’t see it that way.Read More...
May 26 at 4:00 am
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Ovation Vocal Ensemble to perform at HHS
Ovation Vocal Ensemble to perform at HHS
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Director Brian Martinez Jr. and members of the Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble (formerly Community Chorus of River Parishes) preparing for their upcoming concert scheduled 7 p.m. June 10 at Hahnville High School.