April 26, 2006 at 11:19 am
Freeman Patterson, Sr., on Saturday, April 15, 2006 at his residence in New Sarpy, La. Son of the late Arthur and Ophelia p. Patterson. Devoted father of Freeman, Jr., Rickey and Jeff Patterson. Brother of Walter Patterson. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchilden and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 70 years. A native and resident of New Sarpy, La. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Beechgrove Baptist Church in Reserve, La. on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 11 a.m. Rev. Wesley Anderson, Sr., Pastor, officiating. Interment Providence Cemetery, LaPlace, La. Serviced by Robottom.
April 26, 2006 at 11:16 am
Wednesday’s substantial rain may have staved off a critical drought in parish. However, the driest spring in decades could cause major losses for ranchers and farmers if more rain doesn’t come soon, according to County Agent Renee’ Schmit.
|Get those bingo dabbers ready
April 26, 2006 at 11:14 am
The Hahnville Dugout Club will sponsor a Special Bingo this Sunday night, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the St. Charles Room Bingo Hall located at 13145 Hwy. 90 in Boutte. A full night of bingo is only $15 with a chance to win up to $14,000. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Dugout Club will distribute all the proceeds from this bingo to the Hahnville High School Band's Washington, D.C. trip fund.
|Dow employees go door to door
April 26, 2006 at 11:12 am
More than 50 Dow employee volunteers from the St. Charles Operations facility recently spent the afternoon visiting neighbors in the Killona community and in areas of Hahnville during Dow's Door-to-Door Day.
|FEMA approves private property debris removal
April 26, 2006 at 11:11 am
Parish President Albert D. Laque has announced that residents of St. Charles parish who still need help with removing hurricane-debris from their private property have until May 31 to request assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
|Assessor issues interesting as usual this session
April 26, 2006 at 10:49 am
BATON ROUGE -- From the looks of it, the legislation was one of those no-brainers, a local bill that lawmakers historically give the nod to out of courtesy and have no need to question. But for some reason, Rep. Jeff Arnold was the only legislator in the 105-member House to vote against creating the "Old Metairie Road Business and Cultural District."
|Local graphic artist gains national attention
April 19, 2006 at 12:51 pm
As a young adult, when Matt Touchard was planning for his future, he realized early on that the only profession that made any sense to him would involve the creative arts. Whether he was involved in art, music, sculpting or writing, he knew that he would make a career out of using the right side of his brain.
|Catfish Fest baby and Youth pageant
April 19, 2006 at 12:48 pm
The La. Catfish Festival Annual Baby and Youth Pageant at will be held at the Father Mac Community Building. Age divisions will be from 0-10 years old. They will crown King or Queen, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd runners up and specialty awards will be given in each division. Participation certificates and a surprise gift will be given to all contestants. For further information call Lydia Dempster or Aimee Champagne at 985-785-0289. The pageant will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
April 19, 2006 at 12:43 pm
• Albert Dufrene, 45, of PO Box 225, Des Allemands, was arrested and charged with DWI, ROMV and open container on April 12.
• Kyle Ayme, 51, of 299 Adams Raceland, was arrested and charged with DWI, driving on shoulder, open container and prescription meds at St. Charles Hospital on April 13.
• Erick Marks, 67, of 308 Santa Cruz Ct., Luling, was arrested and charged with DWI and reckless operation at US 90 & LA 52 on April 14.
• Corey Shaw, 23, of 26 Temple St., Wilton, Me, was arrested and charged with DWI, reckless operation and resisting an officer by violence at US 61, St. Rose, on April 14.
• Jason Watson, 27, of 2350 Dukes Ave., Mobile, Ala., was arrested and charged with DWI, reckless operation and open container at I-10 Eastbound on April 13.
|Real Estate Transactions
April 19, 2006 at 12:38 pm
•147 Rue Landry, St. Rose for $330,000 from Marion Properties, LLC to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Saubat, Jr. on Jan. 23.
•424 Oak Street, St. Rose for $46,000 from Karen Spears to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Travis on March 3.
•219 Janet Drive, St. Rose for $140,500 from Chad Thibodeaux to Ryan Lorusso and Tammy Miranda on Feb. 7.
•Lot 9 Riverbend Estates, St. Rose for $82,500 from Mr. and Mrs. Lua Raziano to Frantz and Haydel Investments, LLC on March 9.
•Lot 5 Wagon Trail Lane, St. Rose for $85,000 from R Bend Estates II, LLC to Ernest Candilora III on Feb. 27.
April 19, 2006 at 12:35 pm
Billy Rogers White, Sr., age 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at Terrebonne General Medical Center. Beloved father of Billy Rogers White, Jr., Glenda Jones, Jo Ellen Maurin, Darryl White and Denise Matherne. Proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. Brother of Cecil White and Annie Pruitt. He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters. A native of Tylertown, Ms., and a resident of Houma, La. He served in the US Marine Corps and retired form the international Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 406. Visiting was held at Alexander Funeral Home, Norco. Religious services were at Alexander Funeral Home of Norco. Rev. W.D. Cottingham officiated. Interment at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose, La. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.
|DHS to take on HHS this week in baseball
April 19, 2006 at 12:16 pm
The Destrehan High School Wildcat Baseball Team started the season 9-0. After a few losses their current record is 17-7, managing to secure their place in the district tournament. This year will be the team's fifth trip to the state tournament.
|Tigers slaughter Patriots
April 19, 2006 at 12:14 pm
When baseball fans walked into the gates of the Hahnville Baseball Field, etched on the board were the words “Welcome to Hanhville Baseball: The Program of Excellence.”
|Hahnville Boys and Girls run into first
April 19, 2006 at 12:11 pm
Destrehan hosted their annual Invitational on April 13. The participating teams, including Destrehan. were East St. John, McMain, Hahnville, Higgins and West St. John.
|Louisiana sweet treats in season
April 19, 2006 at 12:02 pm
"This year was a very successful crop," says Rene' Schmit, County Agent for St. Charles Parish, and April is an especially good time of year to enjoy Louisiana strawberries.
|Did death of pope signal final coming of christ?
April 19, 2006 at 11:58 am
For those who were close to Pope John Paul II, no explanation is necessary for this statement. For the rest of humanity, it is necessary to study the special legacy left by this virtuous man, who many are already calling Saint John Paul the Great!
|Levee district hopes to add 3 pumps
April 19, 2006 at 11:56 am
In the never ending battle the parish faces against the forces of Mother Nature, the Pontchartrain Levee District is projecting a need to add to 3 pumps to the hurricane levee along the shores of the lake.
|We all should vote in Mayor’s election
April 19, 2006 at 11:54 am
I have lived in St. Charles Parish all my life, but I have always considered myself a New Orleanian. We may not have a vote in New Orleans elections, but the mayor of New Orleans is, in many ways, our mayor as well. As goes New Orleans, so goes the region. The cities successes and weaknesses, and image have tremendous impact on us in a national and global economy.
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