Aug 2, 2019; Canton, OH, USA; Ed Reed speaks at a press conference at McKinley High.
Seth Dunlap
August 02, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be inducted tomorrow (Saturday) at 6 p.m. CT in Canton, OH. This year’s group has a distinct Louisiana flavor, with three players having ties to the Pelican state. The most prolific player of the group is Ed Reed, the ball-hawking safety that played...
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Jim Hanzo
July 22, 2019 - 8:56 am
The town of Destrehan has been ranked as the richest town in Louisiana, according to 24/7 Wall Street analysis. The analysis considered towns with populations of 1,000 to 25,000 residents. And Destrehan, is right in the middle with a population of just under 11,000 dollars. Councilwoman At Large in...
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Thomas Perumean
July 22, 2019 - 7:43 am
Agribusiness giant Bunge, which has facilities in Destrehan, Metairie and Darrow, is partnering with BP to form a bioenergy company in Brazil. BP will combine its Brazilian biofuels and biopower businesses with Bunge to create a world-scale, highly-efficient producer of sugarcane ethanol in Brazil...
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March 07, 2019 - 9:08 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Powerball tickets sold in the New Orleans area are each worth $50,000. Louisiana Lottery officials said Thursday that one of the winning tickets for Wednesday's drawing was sold in Slidell at the Racetrack gas station on Gause Blvd. and the other was sold in Destrehan at...
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Mark Menard
November 13, 2018 - 6:26 pm
LSU's football recruiting department has pulled off a major coup for the 2019 class as Destrehan running back John Emery has decided he'll play for the Tigers. Emery, ranked the second-best running back in the country by and third-best rusher by, had previously committed...
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June 03, 2018 - 5:52 am
DESTREHAN, La. (AP) - A prosperity gospel televangelist says he's not asking followers to pay for a new $54 million jet, but to join him in "believing" in God for it to come. The New Orleans Advocate reports that Jesse Duplantis' latest message came in a new video posted Saturday to his church's...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 26, 2017 - 4:05 pm
A teacher in their early 30s has sexual intercourse with a student that’s 16. As if that’s not bad enough, the student says the first teacher invites another teacher to join in. They both then proceed to take advantage of the teenager. Chances are if you didn’t know I was talking about Shelley...
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April 26, 2017 - 10:23 am
Was a 16-year-old male student a helpless victim in a sexual threesome with two attractive, young teachers from his high school? That’s what a lawsuit is claiming. The parents of the 16-year-old male student who had sex with two teachers from his high school claim that, following the threesome,...
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April 25, 2017 - 11:28 am
The fantasy of having sex with a teacher probably dates back to the beginning of schools, but recently that fantasy has become reality for a number of students in the greater New Orleans area. This week, the trial of Shelley Dufresne, the Destrehan High teacher who set up a threesome with a 16-year...
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