March 15, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Burke and Mr. & Mrs. Richard Savoie, announce the engagement of their children, Stacy M. Burke and Chris J. Savoie. Stacy's mother, who is the former Melvene Richoux, is from Marrero.
March 15, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Sampson, Jr. of Covington and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Simoneaux of Luling announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Dana Renee Sampson to Mr. James Patrick Hickman of Luling, LA.
|‘Hardball’ issue on oil royalties has difficult history, future
March 15, 2006 at 1:24 pm
BATON ROUGE -- President Harry S. Truman offered Louisiana a sweet deal in 1949, an arrangement that state officials are still trying to get the feds to duplicate even today.
March 15, 2006 at 1:22 pm
Mr. and Mrs. William L. Wall Jr., of Destrehan announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Amy Claire Wall to Mr.
|Abusers get jail time
March 15, 2006 at 1:19 pm
Last Thursday, a Boutte woman received 10 years in the Louisiana Department of Corrections for maltreatment and theft of an elderly man in her care. On the same day, a Luling woman received 8 years for hurting a child.
March 15, 2006 at 1:18 pm
The marriage of Miss Jamie Lynn Ballard and Mr. Justin Ryan Toney was solemnized February 11, 2006 at The Four Columns in Harvey.
|In the blink of an eye
March 15, 2006 at 1:09 pm
In the blink of an eye, you could lose everything. "I will never forget that night," said Sandra Washington of St. Rose.
|Real Estate Transactions
March 15, 2006 at 1:05 pm
• Lot 112 Edna Drive, Des Allemands for $54,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Michael McMillan to Mr. and Mrs. Jeff M. Harrell on Feb. 10th.
• Lot 48 Beau Place Estates Phase I, Des Allemands for $39,600 from Beau Place Estates, LLC to Scott Bernard & Jamie Pinkard on Feb. 14th.
March 15, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Percy T. “Skinner” Geason on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at Chaubert Medical Center, Houma, LA. Son of the late Milton Geason and Fanny Johnson. Husband of Beverly Ann Geason. Father of Letitia LeBeauf, Crystal Rafiel, Erica Clement, Percy, Tyra, Kelva, Dionca and Jason Hill. Brother of Dorothy Hensley, Charles Smith, Shirley Joseph, Gloria Simmons, the late Teresa Steibs, Lawrence, Milton, Jr. and Alex Geason. Also survived by 21 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 62 years. A native of St. James, LA and a resident of Boutte, LA. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members fo First Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at the above mentioned church on March 9. DB Mollaire, Officiating. Interment Mayflower Cemetery, Ama, LA. Serviced by Robottom.
|South Dakota governor signs abortion ban
March 08, 2006 at 12:14 pm
AP -- PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Mike Rounds signed legislation Monday banning nearly all abortions in South Dakota, setting up a court fight aimed at challenging the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
|New Orleans campaign should be positive
March 08, 2006 at 12:13 pm
With more than 20 candidates in the race for mayor of the city next door and less than 2 months in which to state their cases, prepare yourself for a deluge of ideas, judgments, propaganda and criticisms to unfold.
|A nasty surprise
March 08, 2006 at 12:10 pm
As tens of thousands fled New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Katrina, they left behind jobs to which many of them expected to return a few days later-just as they did after Hurricane Ivan the year before. As we now know, that did not happen. As it became painfully obvious that they weren't going back to work any time soon, many began filing unemployment compensation (UC) claims-some for the first time ever.
|I Think I Can…
March 08, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Think about it for a moment. Does your son have an older sister who excels in school while he brings home C's and D's? What about your star on the baseball team? What are his siblings like? Do you have a child who doesn't seem to take interest in learning the piano, playing sports or any extracurricular activity?
|Pro-lifers look forward to turnaround
March 08, 2006 at 12:05 pm
After appointment of two U. S. Supreme Court justices who are considered conservative, it didn’t take long for the path to be opened toward the possible overturning of Roe vs. Wade.
|Katrina complicates tax season
March 08, 2006 at 11:49 am
Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the dreaded tax season. In Louisiana and other hurricane-ravaged states in the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina has made the already complex tax laws even more intricate.
|Cancer survivors ready to celebrate
March 08, 2006 at 11:48 am
For cancer survivors, every day is a celebration of life. On Saturday, March 18, St. Charles Parish will join them in that celebration for the Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the West Bank Bridge Park.
|Real and present danger
March 08, 2006 at 11:46 am
Last month after receiving numerous tips that drug trafficking was taking place, St. Charles Parish detectives executed a search warrant at the home of Luling resident Brian Williams; it yielded 38 grams of methamphetamines, 172 grams of marijuana, and a cache of guns. Williams, 35, was charged with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and two others, Jewell Watts III, 25, of Gonzales and Richard Woodruff, 52, of Luling, were caught in the operation and charged with possession.
March 08, 2006 at 11:42 am
• A mountain bike, valued at $250, was reported stolen from 1337 Paul Frederick Street, Luling, LA, on March 1.
Kindergarten students in Wendy Lagaurde’s class celebrated the 100th day of school...
Luling Living Center held their annual Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 18. ...
• Children’s festival held for non-profit
• Hurst teacher honored by tech association
• Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal Yvonne “Choote” Troxler Champagne
• Sheriff Greg Champagne appointed to Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement
• New season of Community Education offers a variety of fun and enlightening classes
The Hahnville track trio of Breanne Bias, Beau Robinson and Bryce Robinson put an...
Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones became the second wrestler in his school’s history...
• Lady Wildcats roar into quarterfinals against Walker
• HHS trio qualifies for indoor track championships
• Destrehan falls in second round after Acadiana comeback
• Destrehan, Hahnville wrestlers win district championships
• Destrehan marches into playoffs
25 floats, 400 riders will parade through Luling - 1005 views
Around 400 riders will grace 25 floats when the Krewe of Lul rolls through the streets of Luling on Saturday.