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Parish Council on top of library issue

The St. Charles Parish Council should be applauded for taking the time to fully consider every possible avenue when it comes to finally putting a library branch in the Des Allmands/Paradis area.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:52 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Patrick L. Sumlin, 44, of 330 Alexander St. in Boutte was arrested on April 10 and charged with unauthorized entry in an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:51 am

U.S. marshals apprehend men wanted for attempted murder

Two Luling neighbors, who were wanted in connection with a Dec. 24 shooting that left three people with gunshot wounds, have been apprehended by U.S. marshals in Atlanta.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:50 am

Ex-bandmates team up to find missing ferry bell

The search for the George Prince ferry bell, which spanned almost three years, is now over.Read More...
April 27, 2009 at 8:49 am

Rummage sale in Luling April 24-25

LULING - The Luling United Methodist Church will hold their annual rummage sale on April 24 and 25 at the church located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling.

Hours on April 24 are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on April 25 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The sales will feature a wide variety of items, including housewares, furniture, books, baby items, toys clothing, collectibles and more.

All proceeds will benefit the church. Questions? Call 985-785-6868.
April 25, 2009 at 11:50 am

Benefit fundraiser set for April 25

LULING - A community outreach benefit fundraiser for 26-year-old Travis Brasher of Luling is set for Saturday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling.
Plate lunches will be sold for $6 each and will include choice of jambalaya or spaghetti with salad, bread and dessert.

Travis, who has been hospitalized for a long period of time, is the son of Jay and Tammy Brasher of Luling.
Tickets are available for purchase at the West St. Charles Baptist Church or King of Jesus Ministries Church.

Call Donna Guice at 985-758-5175 for more information.
April 25, 2009 at 11:49 am

Autism conference in Kenner April 24

KENNER - Temple Grandin, Ph. D, one of the world’s highest functioning individuals with autism, is headlining a Future Horizons, Inc. conference April 24 in Kenner at the Hilton New Orleans Airport from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
April 24, 2009 at 9:16 am

Jewelry party to benefit cancer

LULING - A Silpada jewelry party will be held on April 23 at Cindy Norfleet’s house located at 424 Wade St. in Luling at 5 p.m.

All proceeds from the event will go the the Leukemia Lymphoma Society in honor of Kyle P. Bergeron.

For more information, email Vicki Bergeron at
April 23, 2009 at 9:16 am

Students: register for band April 23

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School band is holding registration for the 2009-10 school year on April 23 and May 21 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the HHS band room.
All band students and a parent must attend one of these sessions in order to fill out registration papers and pay band fees.

For more information, call David Rosenthal at 985-758-2562.
April 23, 2009 at 9:15 am

Turning left risky business on Hwy. 90

The opening of a McDonald’s in Paradis has highlighted the need for something to be done on Highway 90 to prevent deadly accidents from occurring in the area.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am

Search is on for lost ferry bell

After several meetings, it looks like St. Charles Parish may finally get a monument to commemorate those that lost their lives in the Luling/Destrehan Ferry Disaster. However, committee members are searching for one lost piece of the puzzle that would make the monument really stand out - the George Prince ferry bell.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am

Father, military sons together for first time

Easter weekend was extra special for Des Allemands’ Michael Burton. After all, it was the first time in his life that he was able to celebrate the holiday with his two sons.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 10:51 am

Paradis man on crusade to clear dangerous crossing

Every morning when Paradis resident Colin Breaux heads to work, he glances across the street at the railroad crossing at Cajun Paradise road and figures it’s only a matter of time before a dangerous accident occurs.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:55 am

The Resurrection of Our Bodies

By Christopher West
During this Easter season it is fitting to reflect on the resurrection not just of Jesus’ body, but of our own bodies at the end of time. Many people have an erroneous “super-spiritual” view of eternal life. Such people tend to see the body as a shell that they’re anxious to get rid of, as if death were the moment in which our souls were finally “liberated” from the “prison” of our bodies.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:13 am

Government projects on the move

By Renee Simpson
Recent council meetings have included numerous contracts to begin engineering or construction work on needed infrastructure projects.
April 20, 2009 at 9:10 am

Simple way needed to finance government

Now that the frustrating income tax preparation season is over, have you had enough? It seems to be a very unfair way of financing the government.Read More...
April 20, 2009 at 9:09 am

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