September 27, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Cletus Eldon Martin, 88, a native of Corbin, Ky. and resident of Luling passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Beloved husband of Minnie Pauline Martin for 66 years. Father of Jerry E. Martin and Deborah M. de Vega (Rafael). Sister of Betty Sue Jackson (Carl) of Andover. Grandfather of April Velez (Edgardo), Felipe de Vega (Jessica), Gerri Ann Miles (Donny) and Guille McCreary (Michael). Great-grandfather of Catherine Locklear; Nathan Velez; Rafael and Javier de Vega; Isabelle, Lucas and Helena Hoge; Tyler Smith; and Jillian Miles. Also survived by nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Chester B. and Emma E. Martin; and his brothers, Glenn, Ray, Edward, James, Bill and Lowell Martin.
September 27, 2012 at 2:38 pm
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September 21, 2012 at 9:38 am
David Schexnayder, 47, passed avay on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at 12:25 p.m. in Des Allemands. Beloved companion of Kristina Virock. Son of Mary and Leroy Matheme and the late Herbert Schexnayder. Brother of Anthony Bailey, Lee Matherne, Jimmy Schexnayder, Ronnie Schexnayder, Barbara Alvardo, Myra Schexnayder, Olive Schmill, Collette Frilcux, Kelly Griffin, Rochelle Skipper, Sherre Coltora and the late Ella Miley and JoArnia Bailey. A native of Lafayette and a resident of Des Allemands.
September 14, 2012 at 9:36 am
Carolyn Harris Louviere, 63, passed away on Wednesday, Aug.29 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
September 14, 2012 at 9:35 am
Julian Paul Guidry, 79, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 22.
September 07, 2012 at 9:40 am
Rosemary Bagby, 85, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Aug. 19. A native of Huntington, W.V., she has lived in Norco since 1953.
August 24, 2012 at 9:20 am
Marion Breaux, 62, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 8:50 a.m. in Boutte. Beloved daughter of the late Irby and Alvina Comardelle Breaux. Sister of John R. Breaux, Marty J. Breaux, Malinda B. Rodrigue and the late Herbert J. Breaux, Sr., Norma Breaux and Arlene Breaux. A native of Bayou Gauche and a resident of Boutte.
August 24, 2012 at 9:19 am
Douglas Alien Truxillo, 37, entered into enternal rest on Thursday, Aug. 9. He was the devoted father of Haley and Mikayla Truxillo.
August 24, 2012 at 9:18 am
Carl "Tubby" Joseph Duplantis Jr., 48, a native of Bayou Cane and a resident of Raceland, passed away at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 after a five-year battle with multiple myeloma.
August 24, 2012 at 9:18 am
Alice Cambre Hebert, 76, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2. Beloved wife of the late Nelson Hebert. Mother of Debra Brignac, Donald Hebert and Gail Cuttino. Also survived by eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Daughter of the late Bernard and Adrianne Cambre. Also survived by sisters and brothers.
August 17, 2012 at 9:12 am
Amos Joseph Rodriguez, 81, died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Amos received his Electrician’s license from Delgado in New Orleans. In his younger years, he was a champion boxer and excelled in track and shotput. He also enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was best known as "The Guitar Man" and the leader of his musical family band, which was his pride and joy.
August 17, 2012 at 9:11 am
Evelyn Springer Hoyt left her friends on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 to join her husband Warren, parents and brothers and sister. Evelyn Loraine Springer was born in Grand Junction, Iowa July 7, 1921 the daughter of Lillian Lorenzen Springer and Harold Springer.
August 10, 2012 at 9:05 am
Kade Michael Davis, 2, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. as the result of an accident. He was the son of Lindsey Elizabeth VonAspern and Andrew Michael Davis, grandson of Victoria "Vicky" Necaise-Kinler, step-grandson of Kelly Michael Kinler, grandson of Gary Michael VonAspern, grandson of Loren and Missy Shubert. Great Grandson of Robert Julian Necaise, Sr., and the late Joan Necaise Strong, nephew of the late Robert Necaise, Jr., great-great-grandson of the late Ernest and Rena Strong.
August 10, 2012 at 9:03 am
Ronald Joseph "Cowboy" Benoit, 69, died Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:03 p.m. in Luling.
August 03, 2012 at 9:09 am
Stanley Francis Keller, III, 67, of Hahnville died on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Ochsner Louisiana Extended Care Hospital in Kenner.
July 27, 2012 at 9:08 am
Michael Walter Humphreys, 54, departed this life on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
July 27, 2012 at 9:00 am
Robert J. Kramer, Jr., 76, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Des Allemands died on Saturday, July 7 in Luling.
July 27, 2012 at 8:59 am
John Edward Eisman Jr, 80, resident of Victoria, Texas and former resident of Luling for 40 years, passed away in his home in Victoria on July 19, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), along with Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), introduced The Flood Insurance Implementation Reform Act of 2013. This bipartisan legislation aims to improve the National Flood Insurance Program by ensuring that the implementation of new rates do not burden homeowners or slow the recovery of the nation's housing market.
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