Real Estate Transactions




14179 River Rd., Hahnville for $1,802,955.00 from Darren Howard to Dulymus McAllister on May 11
Real Estate Transactions
July 05, 2006 at 11:05 am
Destrehan
•324 Ormond Meadow Dr. Unit A, Destrehan for $147,500 from State Builders, INC to Camicia Collins on May 11

•2118 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan for $315,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hicks to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Petrie on May 16

•105 Gabrielle Ln., Destrehan for $580,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Tonee Hoke to Willie Whitehead on May 15

•170 Dunleith Dr., Destrehan for $205,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Jackson to Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Burks on May 16

•27 Bocage Dr., Destrehan for $350,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Victor DelGiorno to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Carmichael, Jr. on May 15

•2418 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan for $625,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Teixidor to Nichelle Carter on May 5

•58 Oakley Dr., Destrehan for $232,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Friend to Mr. and Mrs. Shayne Latino on May 24

•Lot A-2-C Ormond Plantation, Destrehan for $50,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Joel Chaisson to Maria Chaisson on May 5

•30 Brandon Hall Dr. Unit D, Destrehan for $125,000 from Kevin Donahoe to Eric Graff & Ashley Smith on May 24

•114 Dunletih Dr., Destrehan for $245,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Osama Ramahi to Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Newsom, Jr. on Apr. 28

Caladiums made for shade, offer summer color
July 05, 2006 at 11:03 am
Gardeners crave color in shady areas of their landscapes just as much as they do in sunny areas. Unfortunately, shade-loving plants generally are not so flamboyant, and the selection of colorful bedding plants for shady gardens is limited.

Dry weather produces record tomatoes
July 05, 2006 at 11:01 am
The LSU AgCenter’s 8th Annual Tomato Field Day in Waterproof, La., showed that the recent lack of rain can’t stop those who are determined to produce unusually large tomatoes.

Nicholls announces honor roll
July 05, 2006 at 10:58 am
• Honor Roll
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Brittany Danyel Barrios, Luling; Nicole Elizabeth Mumphrey, Destrehan.

Matthew Williams and his caring home nurse, Sarah White. Arc of St. Charles is a helping hand for the disabled
July 05, 2006 at 10:53 am
The Arc of St. Charles is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing services and support that enable persons of all ages with developmental disabilities and special needs to attain their potential. The Arc of St. Charles has been providing services to the handicapped persons of St. Charles Parish since 1971.

The St. Charles Tornados, above, completed a long journey by winning the state championship. Tornados complete the mission
June 28, 2006 at 2:54 pm
What began in the fall of 1997, with a dramatic finish of a double overtime championship game followed by a sudden death shootout to decide a winner in the boys U-10, St. Charles Parish Soccer Tournament came to a climax this past May of 2006 at the Louisiana State Soccer Championship in Alexandria.

St. Charles Parish School System employees to get one-time bonuses
June 28, 2006 at 2:53 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board approved one-time bonus payments to all full and part time employees at the board's June 21 meeting.

Bonuses include a one-time payment of $1,000 to full time employees and $500 to part time employees. This one time bonus is in addition to the planned 5 percent teacher raise expected to be approved by the School Board at its July 5 board meeting.

Rotary President Jim Hooper is shown at left with this year’s scholarship award winners. They are Emily Rangel, Lauren Fogarty, Callie Anderson, Alyse Granier, Catherine Landry, Courtney Soudelier, Kristen Killen, and Rebecca Ory. Award Chairman Jennifer Parish rotarians raise top dollars for students
June 28, 2006 at 2:48 pm
From the beginning, the proceeds of the St. Charles Alligator Festival were dedicated to Rotary charities, parularly the scholarship program.

In 1980, Sharon Mecum was awarded the first scholarship of $250 per year. Since she would study for four years, that was a $1,000 commitment. Every year since that time it has grown, mainly due to money made at the yearly Alligator Festival. Since Katrina took care of last year’s festival, a Gatorganza was organized to help with the funding and this year an amazing $34,000 commitment was made for scholarships. To date some 160 students were helped with $339,500 in scholarship money.

Randy Roth is off to a bang in the minors with 13 homers, 50 RBIs and 19 doubles. Destrehan's Randy Roth makes the parish proud
June 28, 2006 at 2:44 pm
Former Destrehan High School star Randy Roth has been turning heads in the minors.

He learned the essential skills needed for a potential big league career growing up in the parish. Recently, at the Midwest League All-Star game, Roth won the home run derby.

Local tradition gets bigger
June 28, 2006 at 2:31 pm
It's a local tradition that gets bigger and better year after year. For the sixteen years, St. Charles Parish has sponsored a pre-4th of July celebration at the west bank bridge park in Luling.

It’s time to start on coastal restoration plan
June 28, 2006 at 2:29 pm
The is good news that reputable scientists met in New Orleans this week to come up with ideas on how to best spend the $1.2 billion in the Lousiana coastal restoration program planned by the state and federal governments. This is the amount of money the Bush Administration wants to provide to begin serious restoration efforts in the next 10 years. A more comprehensive plan would come later which would take some 30 years and billions of dollars more to complete.

Ormond Country Club Swim Team is in full swing Ormond Country Club Swim Team is in full swing
June 28, 2006 at 2:27 pm
Ormond Country Club swim season is in full swing. The club’s swim team has three more meets before concluding their season with a show down between Ormond and Hill Heights Country Clubs.

Nude stroll puts Norco man behind bars Nude stroll puts Norco man behind bars
June 28, 2006 at 2:25 pm
Last Thursday, Christopher Coll was arrested by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office after a witness claimed that she had seen him completely naked on Mary St. in Norco.

The means, the motivation and the opportunity
June 28, 2006 at 2:24 pm
The two most obvious areas needing attention in the aftermath of last year's devastating hurricanes were the levee system and housing. While efforts are being made to address those two important issues, another critical aspect of life in Louisiana remains reeling from the effects of the storms. Healthcare-particularly for the indigent and the uninsured-was under great stress before Katrina and Rita slammed into the state. Now, 10 months after the initial disaster, the crisis has worsened exponentially.

Politics or not, Gore film should be seen by all
June 28, 2006 at 2:22 pm
Going to see the Al Gore Film “An Inconvenient Truth” can bring two reactions from viewers.

One will say “It’s about time somebody had the guts to come out with the knowledge of our global-warming problems.” Another will respond “Gore must be running for President again.”

German Coast Farmer’s Market is growing
June 28, 2006 at 2:21 pm
On Wednesday, July 5, the German Coast Farmers' Market will open a second market on the west bank every Wednesday from 4 - 8 p.m. The Market will be located at Dougie V's Restaurant, 13899 River Road in Luling. Parish President Albert Laque and other Parish officials will be on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Hope for troubled families
June 28, 2006 at 2:19 pm
Drug abuse is a pervasive problem in today's society, disrupting the life of the drug abuser, and devastating and destroying family relationships. The daily success of living, coupled with family pressures or problems, may lead to drug abuse by one or more individuals as their means of coping.

Norvel M. Revader, 23, Boutte Boutte man booked with domestic violence
June 28, 2006 at 2:18 pm
An explosive argument erupted between Norvel M. Revader, 23, and his girlfriend after it was discovered that their son had a case of poison ivy at 3:49 p.m. on June 25.

Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
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Nestled in an out of the way part of the parish next to a duck hunting camp in Paradis is a new center where drug offenders in St. Charles Parish are offered a way to do community service that is not only a help to the community at large, but also to themselves.