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Need a retreat from the summer heat?
July 12, 2006 at 12:12 pm
Ladies interested in a treat before summer ends should attend the Destrehan Plantation Summer Tea and Antebellum Grand Ball on Sunday, August 6, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Mule Barn at Destrehan Plantation.

Well-known speakers to take podium
July 12, 2006 at 12:10 pm
Boutte Assembly of God, 13271 Hwy. 90, Boutte, will host two well known speakers beginning on July 23 at 9:45 a.m. with Rev. John Radsdale- Worship Leader with The Awakening, a Praise & Worship program seen worldwide.

Obituaries
July 12, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Lauland
Micheal James Lauland on Thursday, June 29, 2006. Beloved son of Doris Lauland and Charles R. Lauland, Jr. Brother of Charles R. III, Cindy and Danielle Lauland. Leaving behind in his heart his daughters, Ashley and Micheala Lauland. Stepfather of Callie Jones. Uncle of Charles R. IV, J.J., Brandy and Jessica Lauland. Survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Age 39 years. A native of Metairie, La., and a resident of Luling, La., his entire life. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church, Luling, La., on Monday, July 3, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA. Parlors will be open Sunday, July 2, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday, July 3, 2006 - 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, La. Procession to Holy Family Church to leave at 10:00 a.m.


Sheriff Reports
July 12, 2006 at 12:05 pm
Arrests
• Lakeisha Pratt, 30, of 347 Good Children St., Boutte, was arrested and charged with aggravated battery at the above address on June 30. Sheriff Champagne reports that the above subject was arrested following an altercation with her live-in boyfriend. During the altercation the subject allegedly struck the victim on t he eye with the antenna of a phone.

213 Villere Dr., Destrehan for $275,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Eduardo Krumholz to Mr. and Mrs. Allyn Smith on May 22
Real Estate Transactions
July 12, 2006 at 12:01 pm
•Lot 19, Sq. 2 Ashton Plantation Estates, Luling for $98,500 from Ashton Plantation Estates, LLC to Troyer Builders, LLC on May 24

Make houseplants happy
July 12, 2006 at 11:59 am
Whether we admit it or not, heat and humidity this time of year make gardening outside less enjoyable.

The golden years
July 12, 2006 at 11:58 am
Joseph (Mule) Pollet, Jr. and June of Destrehan celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 16.

Celebrating 50 years of commitment
July 12, 2006 at 11:55 am
Congratulations to Clarence and Lou Ann Faucheux.

Bobby Gorman poker run planned for August Bobby Gorman poker run planned for August
July 12, 2006 at 11:50 am
A fundraiser sponsored by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Department to assist the family of Bobby Gorman is planned for August 12. Gorman was injured by a drunk driver.

The home of Ron and Deborah Unger was completely distroyed by the rising waters of Hurricane Katrina. Out of the catastrophe that was Hurricane Katrina, comes new life and hope
July 12, 2006 at 11:44 am
The residents of Chalmette and St. Bernard Parish were struck unusually hard by the infamous killer storm, Katrina.

Runners young and old get training from Coach Ulysses Frontha, who heads the St. Charles Striders. Running for glory
July 07, 2006 at 10:41 am
The St. Charles Striders are making headlines once again as they are scheduled to leave for the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Virginia on July 29 and return on August 6. When asked if this trip would be a welcome vacation, Coach Ulysses Frontha said, "It's work for the coaches as usual. The kids are expected to do great in the Junior Olympics."

Eating together has its benefits
July 07, 2006 at 10:39 am
(AgapePress) - According to one national organization's research, eating dinner together as a family is not only good for bonding between family members but also cuts down on teens' risks of alcohol and drug addiction.

The high price of freedom
July 07, 2006 at 10:38 am
Our world has changed a great deal since September 11th. If nothing more, we now know the painful price of freedom and the depths of hatred towards the very things we as Americans take for granted. We have become a country many just love to hate.

We felt like dancing in the rain
July 07, 2006 at 10:37 am
Watching the rain pour down in St. Charles Parish Monday was one of the greatest sights we have had in quite a while.

Beating the bite Beating the bite
July 07, 2006 at 10:36 am
There is one good thing about the drier-than-normal weather conditions around Louisiana so far this year. That’s fewer mosquitoes, according to an expert with the LSU AgCenter, who stressed precautions still are needed to prevent mosquito-borne diseases.


Devin Candies, Colby Unger, and T.J. Rabalais square off against the Gators Swimming along
July 07, 2006 at 10:33 am
The Mimosa Swim Team traveled to Ormond Country Club to take on their third competitor of the season Wednesday, June 21.

Levee district says no to videotaped meetings Levee district says no to videotaped meetings
July 07, 2006 at 10:32 am
The Pontchartrain Levee District will not be videotaping its meetings and forwarding a copy of the tape to all parishes covered by the district, according to a vote taken by the levee district commissioners.

The old K-Mart building in Boutte has been used by the parish school district in the past. Officials are now seeking to purchase the building for $ 1 million.  Photo by Susanne Hinkle St. Charles Parish Schools seeking old K-Mart building
July 07, 2006 at 10:30 am
The St. Charles Parish School Board is expected to give the go-ahead for the purchase of the old K-Mart building on Hwy. 90 in Boutte. Shortly before Katrina, the school system had rented and utilized the building for storage and currently seeks to purchase the building for a cost of approximately $1 million.

Hahnville wrestling team finishes third at tourney
Hahnville wrestling team finishes third at tourney
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The Hahnville wrestling team finished third out of 16 teams at the St. Amant Gator Duals.