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eBay squaring off in legislative dot-com battle eBay squaring off in legislative dot-com battle
May 31, 2006 at 2:15 pm
BATON ROUGE -- There are business and industry folks up at the Capitol, as well as lobbyists for health care and video poker. But very rarely do you ever see eBay’s people, as they might be called, looking out for the interests of the popular auction website.

Fatal crash mars holiday weekend Fatal crash mars holiday weekend
May 31, 2006 at 1:48 pm
Friday evening, as the Memorial Day weekend was beginning, a 3 vehicle fatality occurred on U.S. 90 in Luling.

According to Louisiana State Police reports, a preliminary investigation revealed that 1995 Dodge Dakota pick-up driven by Arvin Popham, 37, Avondale, was traveling westbound on U.S. 90, when he, for reasons unknown, lost control.

423 Ellen St., Ama for $130,900 from Mr. and Mrs. Cary Chaisson to Lauren Boudreaux and James Haines on Mar. 29. Real Estate Transactions
May 31, 2006 at 1:13 pm
Destrehan
•184 Villere Dr., Destrehan for $95,000 from Michael Defourneaux to Trosclair’s Electric and Contractors, LLC on Mar. 29.

•11 Brandon Hall Dr. Unit D, Destrehan for $140,000 from Robin Troxclair to Mr. and Mrs. Byrd on Mar. 31.

•3755 Tara Dr., Destrehan for $194,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hodgson to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Kramer on April 4.

•31 Brandon Hall Dr. Unit C, Destrehan for $125,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Ray Young to Christian Salinero and Leslie Terrell on Mar. 31.

•23 Oakley Dr., Destrehan for $192,000 from Jeffery Eberle to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Young on Mar. 31.

•Lot 13 Riverbriar S/B, Phase I, Destrehan for $130,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Paul Murray, Jr. to Mr. and Mrs. Rock Schexnaydre on April 5.

•335 Ormond Village Dr., Destrehan for $180,000 from Gina Zamora to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marchese on April 4.

Sheriff Reports
May 31, 2006 at 1:07 pm
Arrests
• Brad L. McPhail, 19, of 309 Almedia Plantation Rd., St. Rose, was arrested and charged with first degree attempted murder, armed robbery and contributing to the delinquency of a minor at 843 Goodhope St., Norco, on May 23. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested on a warrant that was issued on May 23, for Att. First Degree Murder and armed robbery. On May 23, the above subject allegedly shot a 28 year-old River Ridge man in the head during a drug transaction. After the shooting McPhail allegedly took $600 from the victim. He is being held on a $750,000 bond set by Judge Granier.

Obituaries
May 31, 2006 at 1:04 pm
Guillot
Ulysse “Junior” Guillot Jr., died Monday, May 22, 2006 at 10 a.m. in Norco, La. Age 93 years. Husband of the late Cecile Cambre Guillot. Son of the late Ylysee Guillot Sr., and Laura Smith Guillot, father of Carroll Guillot, Gary Guillot, Lois Guillot Ponville, Marie Ann Guillot Ruberstel, Yulone Guillot Hebert, Jeanne Guillot Thibodeax Bates, and Emille Guillot Yokum and the late Bryan Guillot. Brother of Sidney Guillot, Lloyd Guillot, and Grace Cacienne. Preceded in death by 8 brothers and 2 sisters. He worked for Shell for 33 years. Also survived by 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A native of Labadieville, La., and a resident of Norco, La. Interment in St. Charles Catholic Church Cemetery in Destrehan, La. Visitation was at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco, La. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

Parish Council offers food service program
May 31, 2006 at 1:03 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

Dream of being a queen?
May 31, 2006 at 1:02 pm
Girls from St. Charles Parish are invited to enter the sixth annual American Dream Queen Pageant June 17 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter School, 188 W. Seventh St., Reserve. The entry fee is $40, which includes photogenic participation, for girls 15 years and younger; and $50, including photogenic entry, for girls 16-18 years.

Kids eat for free at Boutte Christian
May 31, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Free summer meals will be provided at Boutte Christian Academy, 13271 Highway 90, Boutte, May 30 - August 9, Monday - Friday and will be closed July 4.

American Legion to take blood donations
May 31, 2006 at 12:51 pm
River road American legion Post 366, 12188, River Rd., St. Rose will sponsor a Blood Drive at Post Home on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Blood Center to hold blood drive at SCH
May 31, 2006 at 12:50 pm
The Blood Center will have the Bloodmobile in front of St. Charles Parish Hospital from 1-6 p.m. on June 5.

Local artist opens at gallery
May 31, 2006 at 12:49 pm
Riece Walton, Luling, will be opening at the Perrin Benham Gallery this weekend.

HHS student named U.S. Achievment Winner
May 31, 2006 at 12:48 pm
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Samantha May from Luling has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award Winner.

Congratulations to SLU graduates
May 31, 2006 at 12:47 pm
The following St. Charles Parish residents graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University for the Spring 2006 semester.

HHS student named National Honor Student
May 31, 2006 at 12:46 pm
Trevell Alexander, a graduated senior from Hahnville High School, has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award Winner.

Congrats Grad
May 31, 2006 at 12:45 pm
Christopher Pickett, son of Ray and Lynne Pickett of Des Allemands received his Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Commencement was held on May 20.

Welcome little one
May 31, 2006 at 12:43 pm
Sarah Elizabeth Edwards was born on March 21, 2006 to Brian and Lynn Foret Edwards.

Daisy-Bolden
May 31, 2006 at 12:41 pm
Mrs. Susie Brown Johnson and Mr. Anthony Ronald Daisy are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Keisha Daisy to Dwayne Bolden, son of Rev. and Mrs. Mitchell Bolden, Jr.

Matherne-Meyer Matherne-Meyer
May 31, 2006 at 12:37 pm
Dawn Erica Matherne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric J Matherne of Bayou Gauche, Louisiana, was married on Saturday April 29, 2006 to Dr. Brett Cowan Meyer, son of Ms. Karen Meyer and Dr. John Meyer of Hollywood, Fla. Rabbi Alan Tufts officiated the sunset ceremony at the Pelican Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale.

IMTT sold for $1 billion
IMTT sold for $1 billion
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International-Matex Tank Terminals, which operates a terminal in St. Rose, will be purchased by Macquarie Infrastructure Company for $1 billion.