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Elayne Kuehler heads workshop

DESTREHAN - The Louisiana Artist Association will hold its next workshop on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Charles Methodist Church in Destrehan.

The fee is $50 for members and $100 for non-members.
To sign up or to get more information, contact Joyce Laporte at 504-455-9493 or at

To learn more about Kuehler, visit
September 10, 2009 at 9:12 am

Car dealers are saving clunkers

Nearly 700,000 vehicles were traded in as part of the government’s $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program, but in the surrounding area, many of those clunkers are still sitting at dealerships, according to Clint Jacob, from Boutte-based Jake’s Towing.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 12:50 pm

Destrehan ready for challenge of speedy, experienced Helen Cox

Though the game was nothing more than a glorified scrimmage, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux and his Wildcats are ready to put last week's 25-0 jamboree loss to Lutcher behind them.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:43 am

Young adults missing from planning study

Although the results of St. Charles Parish’s Community Vision Forums won’t be tallied for another week, officials can say that there’s one age group they’re still trying to reach.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:12 am

Parish lays out plans for 8 building projects

By Renee Simpson

Parish administrators recently laid out plans for eight new building projects poised to move the parish even further into the 21st Century. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:11 am

Elmer’s Island is a great asset for state

There are not many beaches along Louisiana’s coast accessible to automotive traffic by a public roadway. Grand Isle, Fourchon and the Calcasieu Parish coastline were the only three.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:10 am

Man that led officers on high-speed chase gets 18 years

A New Orleans man that led police on a high-speed chase in St. Charles Parish before more than 4,000 ecstasy tabs were found in his home was sentenced to 18 years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:09 am

Man arrested for fondling himself in parking lot

A 22-year-old man was arrested for fondling himself in front of a 16-year-old girl in the parking lot of Winn-Dixie after her mother went inside the store to buy bread.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:07 am

Harry Hurst teacher gets ‘animated’ for environment

When Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot talks about the Wetland Watchers, he usually gets pretty animated, but it’s hard to imagine he ever envisioned himself as a cartoon in a book about environmental heroes.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:06 am

Outdoor Report

Last week, the urge to fish Bayou Perrot was still on my mind. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:32 am

Tigers carry lofty expectations into showdown with John Ehret

The Hahnville Tigers enter the season as the No. 2 team in Class 5A, and looked every bit the part last week by dismantling St. James 21-6 in the Ed Reed Jamboree.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:28 am

Flu report: most cases seen at health center are children

Within the last month, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of patients - especially children - treated for flu-like symptoms at the St. Charles Community Health Center, says medical director Kevin Joseph.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am

Performing for Queen just one of many highlights for Luling musician

Luling bass player Tony Gullage has played on stages in France, Italy, Spain, Norway and Brazil, even putting in a performance for the Queen of England herself. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am

Hahnville students design own fashion

Hahnville High students in Melinda Rappold’s clothing class experimented with newspaper as a clothing material after learning about the fashion cycle. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:19 am

RK Smith welcomes new teachers

R. K. Smith Middle School is pleased to introduce six new faculty members to its staff for the 2009-2010 school year.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:18 am

Soda-can tabs help infant being treated for eye cancer

Pat Naquin, the manager of Allemands Elementary School’s cafeteria, spearheaded the collection of tabs from drink cans last year.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:18 am

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Former teacher, husband plead guilty to running a meth lab in Luling
Former teacher, husband plead guilty to running a meth lab in Luling
Ryan and Kristy Allen, the husband and wife indicted earlier this year on the accusation they established a meth lab at their Luling home where they reside with their seven-year-old child, each pleaded guilty to a charge of operation of a clandestine laboratory.