Obituaries




Myrtle Dufrene Naquin Myrtle Dufrene Naquin
July 24 at 11:07 am
Myrtle Dufrene Naquin, 91, a native and resident of Des Allemands passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Top: Hack No. 1 - A demonstrator uses a can opener to more easily open a blister pack containing headsets. The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
July 24 at 11:03 am
In today’s more ingenious, time-managed world, a hack can be one of those tricks or DIYs (do-it-yourselfers) that keep a life functioning smoothly.

‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds  special showing Friday ‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds special showing Friday
July 24 at 11:03 am
On Friday, Destrehan Plantation will host a special evening tour titled, “Unheard Voices of the German Coast,” focusing on the lives of the enslaved, free Afro-Creoles, German farmers, and Acadians that lived alongside plantation owners years ago.

Sheriff’s Reports (July 23)
July 24 at 11:00 am
• Christian Dicarlo, 22, of 33 Holly Lane in LaPlace, was arrested July 10 and charged with possession with intent to distribute SCH II – cocaine; possession with intent to distribute SCH I – marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown Local bodybuilder earns Mr. Louisiana crown
July 24 at 10:57 am
Clint Chiasson has an insatiable drive to be the best. Sometimes, it’s all that keeps him going.

Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer Luling woman on road to recovery from cancer
July 24 at 10:54 am
Becky Savage recently received a dose of amazing news when doctors informed the Luling resident that she was officially cancer-free. Savage was diagnosed with breast cancer on Dec. 15, 2014, and has been undergoing intense treatment ever since.

Former Tulane and NFL star JaJuan Dawson played under H.L. Bourgeois assistant and Luling resident Bruce McDonald during his prep days. Dawson passed away last week due to a boating accident. In memory of a star
July 24 at 10:53 am
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992 on the prep gridiron, one that made clear to many what he already knew: that his H.L. Bourgeois Braves’ sophomore wide receiver, JaJuan Dawson, was a special player in the making.

SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement SCP will get a share of BP federal settlement
July 24 at 10:51 am
Although St. Charles Parish officials don’t have a figure yet, they’re saying the parish will get a portion of the proposed BP Oil Spill $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government.

5 same-sex  marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling 5 same-sex marriage licenses issued in SCP since Supreme Court ruling
July 24 at 10:47 am
When a couple inquired about getting a same-sex marriage license on Friday, June 26, at the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Courts Office, it was history in the making.

David Green looks to dish the ball off during a district game last season. Wildcats go 9-1 against tough summer slate
July 24 at 10:45 am
Destrehan boys basketball coach Todd Bourg is excited about his team’s prospects for the prep basketball season, and who can blame him?

Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House Luling man ends lifetime no-win streak with $650K St. Jude Dream House
July 24 at 10:43 am
Dennis Mitchell of Luling had been buying tickets for the St. Jude Dream House giveaways for years because he wanted to give to a good cause, but this year he turned to his wife and announced, “Why not me this year?!”

Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
July 24 at 10:40 am
A Luling family is picking up the pieces after a massive fire potentially caused by a lightning strike engulfed and destroyed their home Sunday night.

New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder New details emerge in unsolved St. Rose murder
July 24 at 10:36 am
For nearly two years, Lamar and Ruthell Ellis have mourned the loss of their son, Ramal, who was murdered in late 2013 less than a quarter mile away from his home, at the young age of 23.

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’ Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
July 24 at 10:20 am
With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.

Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car Arrest made in murder of Des Allemands woman found dead in burning car
July 21 at 11:47 am
A 30-year-old Eastern New Orleans man as been arrested and accused of murdering Des Allemands resident Lindsay Nichols, who was found shot to death June 21 in the trunk of her black Honda Accord when firefighters and police responded to a car fire at the intersection of Lake Forest and Michoud boulevards.

Unlicensed Norco day care shut down in statewide crackdown
July 17 at 1:41 pm
A Norco unlicensed day care was shut down July 8 as part of a joint effort by the Louisiana Department of Education and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, according to a news release by the Department of Education.

Pelicans seem primed to soar
July 17 at 1:26 pm
There are no new faces lacing the roster of the New Orleans Pelicans. A multi-time champion and divisional rival added two major pieces (LaMarcus Aldridge and David West to San Antonio), while another division foe added one of the league’s most coveted free agents (DeAndre Jordan to Dallas).

FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp FBC of Luling attends Bible Camp
July 17 at 11:45 am
The Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church in Luling recently attended Centrifuge Bible Camp at Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tenn.

Destrehan actress is bonafide  movie star
Destrehan actress is bonafide movie star
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Imagine belonging to an online chat room on Skype with friends haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

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