Volume 136 Number 49 - Dec 02, 2009

News

Boutte man charged with making child porn with daughter
A 33-year-old Boutte man was arrested last week for possessing child pornography that involved himself and his daughter, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Keeping father’s legacy alive drives grocer brothers
Keeping father’s legacy alive drives grocer brothers On any given day, customers in Majoria’s Supermarket are likely to see one or more of the store’s four owners - all brothers - chatting up patrons on topics ranging from Saints football to the goings on in the parish.

Local stores see sales spike on Black Friday
Several area retailers reported strong sales on Black Friday, with some saying that the annual kick off to the holiday shopping season was the busiest one they have had in years.

R.K. Smith principal loses battle with cancer
R.K. Smith Middle School Principal Nicole Colleen LeBeauf, 41, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, Nov. 29. LeBeauf was an educator for 15 years and she had a true passion for teaching children, her co-workers and friends said.


Sports

Fisherman withdraws big deposit from the bank
By Bruce McDonald
We have a rule in our boat, "If you put your rod-n-reel down to get a drink or something to eat, make sure it's secure. Tie it down or hand it to someone!"
Loss of coach could affect recruitment of HHS star
By Mike Detillier
It will be interesting to see the impact the loss of LSU running backs coach Larry Porter will have on the recruitment of Hahnville running back Alfred Blue.

Our View

Our high schools continue in high gear
If you went to the Saints game Monday night, you may have a hard time hearing for the rest of the week. The decibels were really ringing there.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Edward Davis Jr., 33, of 174 Quarter Road in Edgard, was arrested on Nov. 20 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.



Lifestyles

Nine residents become
From staff and wire reports
St. Charles Parish County Agent, Rene' Schmit of the LSU AgCenter, presented certificate awards to nine graduates in recognition of their completing 64 hours of course work toward certification as a Louisiana Master Gardener.
Nine residents become
From staff and wire reports
St. Charles Parish County Agent, Rene' Schmit of the LSU AgCenter, presented certificate awards to nine graduates in recognition of their completing 64 hours of course work toward certification as a Louisiana Master Gardener.
Eggnog-spiced French toast
From staff and wire reports
"New Moon" Premiere draws parishioners
By Leslie Cooper
The Twilight Saga: New Moon premiered on Friday, Nov. 20th and theaters everywhere gave Twilight fans early viewing times starting at 12:01 a.m.

Obituaries

DUHE
A resident of Norco, LA, Odile Laurent Duhe, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at Azalea Estates Retirement Center in Gonzales, LA.
Oubre
Roslema Clouate Oubre, 87, passed away on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009.
Kelone
Herman “Jap” Kelone, Sr., 72, native of Marksville, LA, and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2009.