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St. Charles Parish crime reports, Aug. 18-20
Robert J. Ory, 72, 140 Dianne Drive, St. Rose, was arrested 8/18/14 and booked with DWI and failure to yield.
Destrehan Plantation receives $1 million donation to begin major development plan
The Azby Fund recently presented $1 million to Destrehan Plantation for a major development project.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rowena Smith of St. Rose honored, car and bike show set
Rowena Smith of St. Rose received a lifetime achievement award from the 81st annual National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses on Aug. 4 in New Orleans.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Baton Rouge lawyer publishes his photos of the region in 2 books
Randy Roussel's books are available at Cottonwood Books in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State Museum and Octavia Books in New Orleans.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Girl Scouts to hold recruiting events Sept. 6 in Luling, Destrehan, LaPlace
Girl Scouts in the River Parishes are holding three recruitment events Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in Luling, Destrehan and LaPlace.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Lee tabbed as Tulane's starting quarterback
Redshirt-freshman Tanner Lee will be Tulane's starting quarterback when the Green Wave open the 2014 season at Tulsa on Aug. 28. Lee, of Destrehan, entered preseason camp atop the depth chart after a solid showing during spring practice.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Artists needed for craft show, Destrehan High sports passes on sale
St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan is planning its fall arts and craft show On Oct. 11 as part of its annual pumpkin patch.
Two Mardi Gras season parades, cited for violations, find some relief in appeals
After their floats returned to the dens and the last strands of beads were picked from the trees, two Carnival krewes in Jefferson Parish lost their parade permits because of violations during the 2014 Mardi Gras season.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah football: QB Donovan Isom proud to follow mom's lead
When the Utes host Idaho State later this month, it'll be the first time Denise Isom has missed one of her son's games.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
May police arrest a person for refusing identification?
On Thursday in Independence , police arrested a first-degree murder suspect on a much lesser charge, in a remarkable arrest that had readers asking questions.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Students from the River Parishes named to honors lists at Northwestern State
Several students from the River Parishes were named to honors lists for the spring semester at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.
Michigan Wolverine Recruiting: Kirk Merritt 2015 WR Offered
Future Position: Wide Receiver. City/State: Destrehan, Louisiana. High School: Destrehan.
Young Entrepreneurs Academy gears up in River Parishes, golf tournament planned
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, an innovative program that transforms local, middle and high school students into entrepreneurs, will begin its third year this fall at John L. Ory Magnet School in LaPlace.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Back to School Giveaway at Covenant Church
Kindergarten student Amir Colbert poses after receiving a backpack from Blessed to Be A Blessing Foundation director Eliza Eugene during the Back to School event at the Covenant Church Youth Center in Destrehan on Saturday, August 2, 2014.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
A Dollar General, a bottle of power-steering fluid, and Destrehan murder suspect Bruce Bourgeois Jr. is under arrest
"He was talking to the customers. He was like a regular customer." - Robin Sibley, assistant manager of the Independence Dollar General store Independence, La., population 1,600, is a one-square mile town just north of Hammond perhaps best known for the trains that screech through.
Destrehan stabbing victim had been engaged to alleged killer; mother remains hospitalized
Carmelina and Satoshi Waite have been married for 40 years and lived all of that time in Destrehan , but their daughter's relationship with her alleged killer was less solid, Satoshi Waite said Friday morning .
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Victim of fatal Destrehan stabbing identified; suspect remains at large
St. Charles Parish authorities have identified a woman found stabbed to death Wednesday morning and continue their search for her boyfriend, the alleged killer.
St. Charles Library offers free ACT practice test
The St. Charles Parish Library is inviting local students to warm up for the American College Test and find out how they would score by taking a free ACT Practice Test on Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Drive in Destrehan.