Obituaries




Potter Potter
September 03 at 9:55 am
Carl Benjamin Potter, 70, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday afternoon, Aug. 29.

James Williams Second suspect arrested after teen was kidnapped, raped in Montz
September 02 at 3:33 pm
A second man has been arrested after a 19-year-old woman told police she was kidnapped in New Orleans, driven to a wooded area in Montz and raped repeatedly.

St. Rose Tavern grand re-opening
August 30 at 11:00 am
The historic St. Rose Tavern is holding its grand reopening in New Sarpy on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will remain open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Family day at Luling Elementary
August 30 at 10:00 am
LULING – Luling Elementary will be holding “Family Fund Day” on Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Monsanto Park in Luling.

Jon Benton Book review: “The Hunt for Red October”
August 29 at 5:09 pm
The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy’s breakthrough novel, is a Cold War-era thriller following a Soviet’s attempt at betraying his nation and America’s attempt at covering his tracks.

Grace Becnel Keller of Destrehan and Mary Ann Becnel Breaud of Lafayette, the two oldest living descendants. 27th Annual Becnel Family Reunion
August 29 at 5:07 pm
One of the oldest families in St. Charles Parish recently hosted their 27th annual family reunion at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Kenner.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office civilian range day - rifles only
August 29 at 5:05 pm
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will be holding a civilian range day for rifles only on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. at Hwy. 3127 in Killona.

Sydney Poulos, Teen Miss Little Red Church Queen III and Payton Bourgeois, Miss Little Red Church Queen III. Miss Little Red Church Children’s Coronation annual pageant
August 29 at 4:56 pm
The Miss Little Red Church Children’s Coronation held their annual pageant on May 4 in the St. Charles Borromeo Gym.

Peter, Lexi, Carsyn, Rosana, and Nicole Ford enter the new kindergarten wing accompanied by Misti Cunningham. Lexi is a kindergarten student. Mimosa Park holds back to school bash
August 29 at 4:55 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling recently held the annual Back to School Bash before the children started another school year.

Riley Zeringue and Alexz Huszar. Social studies Scrabble
August 29 at 4:54 pm
Harry Hurst students in Melanie Zeringue’s eighth grade Louisiana History class use a letter scramble activity to create words based on Louisiana geography and resources.

Last day to register for community education classes
August 29 at 4:00 pm
PARISHWIDE – The last day to register for fall 2014 Community Education classes will be Friday, Aug. 29.

Patricia Elizabeth Beck Adams Adams
August 29 at 1:13 pm
Patricia Elizabeth Beck Adams, 68, a native of Miami, Fla. and a resident of Thibodaux, passed away on Friday, Aug. 22 at her home.

Robert J. “Bobby” Orgeron Orgeron
August 29 at 1:12 pm
Robert J. “Bobby” Orgeron, 71, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Sheriff’s Reports (August 28)
August 29 at 1:10 pm
Arrests

•Brandon R. LeBlanc, 19, of 213 Barreca St. in Norco, was arrested on Aug. 19 and charged with principle to theft $500-$1,500.

Community Education can benefit many
August 29 at 1:09 pm
If you’ve already graduated from high school and even college, there is still opportunity to gain new educational benefits in St. Charles Parish through the Community Education program.

Pornography is another silent killer
August 29 at 1:08 pm
High blood pressure is called the silent killer because a person can walk around for years without warnings or symptoms, and then out of nowhere it makes its grand entrance in the form of a heart attack or stroke.

Governor being watched closely as exit approaches
August 29 at 1:06 pm
With expectations mounting that Gov. Bobby Jindal will soon announce his campaign for president, attention is turning to not only who he will bring along with him but also what will transpire politically back home during the transition.

Parish secures permit for Magnolia Ridge levee
August 29 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish can move ahead with construction of an 8.3-mile stretch of levee between the Davis Pond Diversion and the Paradis Canal after receiving a permit for the Magnolia Ridge reach last week.

Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses
Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses
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Only a week after Ochsner Health System officials made a blindsiding announcement that they would terminate 21 nurses after taking over management of St. Charles Parish Hospital, 12 of those employees have been invited to stay.