Corey J. Pierre, 36, Boutte and Pernell Simmons, 33, Luling Two west bank residents flee from police
June 28, 2006 at 1:56 pm
Two west bank subjects were arrested on June 16 after St. Charles Parish Deputies responded to a call that the subjects were selling crack cocaine in the Luling area.

The man with the plan The man with the plan
June 28, 2006 at 1:25 pm
BATON ROUGE -- Scott Angelle pointed hard and fast to Caddo Parish. The he breathlessly offered an overview of the state’s dry hole tax credit. Next he jabbed Cameron Parish and released a spitfire evaluation of coastal land loss.

103 Evangeline Ln., Destrehan for $425,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Julian Parrish to Mr. and Mrs. Mark Campbell on May 4
Real Estate Transactions
June 28, 2006 at 1:14 pm
•111 Allie Ln., Luling for $129,900 from JJJ Development Partners, LLC to Renee Weber on May 1

•125 Ivy Ln., Luling for $187,000 from Ann Spell to Larry Parchman, Jr. on May 10

•Lot 4 Choctaw Dr., Luling for $94,819.48 from John Burelle to Mr. and Mrs. Cary Burelle on May 10

•115 Allie Ln., Luling for $129,000 from JJJ Development Partners, LLC to Jason Collura on May 2

•Lot 49 C Estates Dr., Luling for $60,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Barnie Kruse to The New Image Hair Care, INC & Chad Jackson on May 12

•1231 Paul Fredrick, Luling for $160,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Rondell Honor to Kenneth Boyd, Jr. on May 5

•113 Allie Ln., Luling for $135,775 from JJJ Development Partners, LLC to Mr. and Mrs. David Silverblatt & Mr. and Mrs. Val Brown, Jr. on May 9

•515 Kellogg Dr., Luling for $186,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Mark Devillier to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Landry on May 9

•126 Braden Dr., Luling for $214,000 from Touch of Class Homes, INC to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mire on May 16

•Lot 9, Sq. 24 Ashton Plantation Estates, Luling for $63,000 from Adam Ayme to Mr. and Mrs. Jason Guillot on May 16

•119 Laurel Ct., Luling for $279,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Mark LaBorde to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Anglin on May 12

•Lot 1, Sq. 2 Ashton Plantation Estates, Luling for $86,000 from Ashton Plantation Estates, LLC to Hoffman Custom Built Homes, LLC on May 16

•Lot 71 Allison Dr., Luling for $61,200 from Samro Construction Company, INC to Lisa Krupa & Jan Mansfield on May 17

•Lot 42, Sq. 2 Ashton Plantation Estates for $92,550 from Ashton Plantation Estates, LLC to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McCloskey on May 17

Norco Adult Day Care looking for talent
June 28, 2006 at 1:13 pm
Norco Adult Day Care is planning its 14th annual summer variety show to be held at Sacred Heart School auditorium in Norco on July 28 from 1-3 p.m.

Bible Center Church invites kids to Fiesta
June 28, 2006 at 1:12 pm
Bible Center Church invites children to attend "Fiesta: Where Kids Are Fired Up About Jesus!" on July 10 - 14 at 9:00 a.m. until noon.

It’s a Fiesta at Vacation Bible School
June 28, 2006 at 1:10 pm
Luling United Methodist Church and First Union Presbyterian Church are joining together again this summer to sponsor Vacation Bible School on Sunday, July 16 to Friday, July 21 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. at Luling United Methodist Church (1001 Paul Maillard Rd.).

June 28, 2006 at 1:09 pm
Dolores Goldie Bernice Bergeron, age 85, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at St. Charles Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Bergeron, Sr., parents Adolf and Viola Kinnison.

Sheriff's Reports
June 28, 2006 at 1:07 pm
• Corey J. Pierre, 36, of 419 Boutte Estates Dr., Boutte, was arrested and charged with poss. with intent to dist. SCH II CDS to wit cocaine, resisting arrest by flight, resisting an officer, poss. of SCH I CDS to wit marijuana, SCSO attachment and a fugitive from Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office at the above address on June 16. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was stopped for suspicious person and further investigation revealed the subject to be in poss. of cocaine and marijuana.

Le Belle Fleur Garden Club chosses new officers
June 28, 2006 at 1:05 pm
The annual installation of officers of the La Belle Fleur Garden Club was held at the Destrehan Wildcat Kitchen. The officers for the coming year are Kate Hymel, President; Sharyn Laurenc, Vice-President; Pat St. Amant, Secretary; Cathy Montz, Corresponding Secretary, and Louise Hehmeyer, Treasurer.

Bonnet Carre Garden Club installs new officers
June 28, 2006 at 1:03 pm
Treasurer- Audrey Brady
Secretary- Yolande St. Pierre
Vice President- Catherine Haydel
President- Jane Banquer

Delta Gamma Alumnae Foundation Fellowship awarded to local
June 28, 2006 at 1:02 pm
Lauren Sauzer, an alumnae member of Gamma Zeta chapter of Delta Gamma at Louisiana State University has been awarded the Founders Fellowship.

University of Louisiana
June 28, 2006 at 1:00 pm
The President's List and Honor Roll for the spring semester at the University of Louisiana at Monroe have been announced by ULM President Dr. James E. Cofer Sr.

Stewart-Gothreaux Wedding Celebrated
June 28, 2006 at 12:57 pm
Miss Marcie Renee' Stewart and Mr. Billy Brian Gothreaux were united in marriage on June 10, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La. Dr. Tommy Middleton officiated the afternoon ceremony.

New head coach enthusiastic about summer swim season New head coach enthusiastic about summer swim season
June 22, 2006 at 11:01 am
With summer in full swing, Hill Heights Country Club's swim team, the Hurricanes, are hard at work practicing, swimming and competing at local swim meets. Head Coach, Nicole Matherne, says despite their recent losses she is happy with the progress of her swimmers. "We have lost our first two meets but the kids are improving with every practice and every meet. And that is what is important to me," said Matherne.

Dark days for law and order
June 22, 2006 at 11:00 am
Every fifty-two hours, on an average, a law enforcement officer is killed somewhere in America while protecting their communities. Last week, the officer paying this supreme sacrifice was very close to our homes. So close in fact, that our willingness in the past not to think about this ugly side of America can no longer be ignored.

Where will all the criminals go?
June 22, 2006 at 10:58 am
It’s good news that the big city next door is getting an army of troops in to quell the increasing elements of crime that invaded as many former residents returned and new people arrived in the aftermath of Katrina.

New York publishers aghast at destruction here
June 22, 2006 at 10:57 am
As members of Louisiana Press Association, we took a helicopter and bus tour of devastated areas of New Orleans soon after Hurricane Katrina. On Friday, we took a bus tour of the same areas with the New York Publishers Association down here to report on progress since the storm. Unfortunately, there was little progress seen in those areas.

Another one bites the dust
June 22, 2006 at 10:55 am
At the moment, only four days remain in the legislative session. Time enough to do harm, time enough to do good-and perhaps time enough to add a bit more to the record level of state spending. The voters who pay attention to the legislative process will probably focus on two things in the 2006 Regular Session: The first is the record budget headed for the governor's desk; the second is the ethanol mandate that will likely hit them in their wallets.

2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.

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