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What's Happening
March 15, 2006 at 1:38 pm
Lenten fish fry
The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council #9933 is holding Annual Lenten Fish Fries on Fridays during Lent. The meals will be served at the community center at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling, Dinner will be from 5pm until sold out. Menu includes fried fish, french fries, fried shrimp, coleslaw and bread. Cost is $6.00 for a large plate and $5.00 for a small plate. Dessert and cold drinks will be available.


Sheriff Reports
March 15, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Arrests
• Charlotte B. Ciolino, 38, of 840 W. Macadoo Street, Destrehan, LA., was arrested and charged with second degree battery and simple criminal damage at the St. Charles Correctional Center on March 13.

The musical
March 15, 2006 at 1:30 pm
HOUMA - Individual show tickets went on sale February 1, 2006 for the hit Broadway musical comedy, "Mame," performing live on stage at the Houma-Terrrebonne Civic Center on Sunday, March 19th at 6:30 pm.

Four large vessels moved
March 15, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Valero St. Charles Refinery and Mammoet USA will be transporting 4 large vessels, weighing 150-580 tons, March 15-19.

Burke-Savoie
March 15, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Burke and Mr. & Mrs. Richard Savoie, announce the engagement of their children, Stacy M. Burke and Chris J. Savoie. Stacy's mother, who is the former Melvene Richoux, is from Marrero.

Sampson-Hickman Engagement
March 15, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Sampson, Jr. of Covington and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Simoneaux of Luling announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Dana Renee Sampson to Mr. James Patrick Hickman of Luling, LA.

‘Hardball’ issue on oil royalties has difficult history, future ‘Hardball’ issue on oil royalties has difficult history, future
March 15, 2006 at 1:24 pm
BATON ROUGE -- President Harry S. Truman offered Louisiana a sweet deal in 1949, an arrangement that state officials are still trying to get the feds to duplicate even today.

Wall-Curole Engagement
March 15, 2006 at 1:22 pm
Mr. and Mrs. William L. Wall Jr., of Destrehan announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Amy Claire Wall to Mr.

Simone Harris, 26, Luling (right) and Medgra Bailey, 39, Luling Abusers get jail time
March 15, 2006 at 1:19 pm
Last Thursday, a Boutte woman received 10 years in the Louisiana Department of Corrections for maltreatment and theft of an elderly man in her care. On the same day, a Luling woman received 8 years for hurting a child.

Ballard-Toney Wedding Ballard-Toney Wedding
March 15, 2006 at 1:18 pm
The marriage of Miss Jamie Lynn Ballard and Mr. Justin Ryan Toney was solemnized February 11, 2006 at The Four Columns in Harvey.

Sandra Washington stands by the cross made by her husband at the site where the fatal accident occured in 2003. In the blink of an eye
March 15, 2006 at 1:09 pm
In the blink of an eye, you could lose everything. "I will never forget that night," said Sandra Washington of St. Rose.

594 Willowridge Drive, Luling for $253,000 from Brenda Talbot to Mr. and Mrs. Brian Oubre on Feb. 13th.
Real Estate Transactions
March 15, 2006 at 1:05 pm
Des Allemands

• Lot 112 Edna Drive, Des Allemands for $54,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Michael McMillan to Mr. and Mrs. Jeff M. Harrell on Feb. 10th.

• Lot 48 Beau Place Estates Phase I, Des Allemands for $39,600 from Beau Place Estates, LLC to Scott Bernard & Jamie Pinkard on Feb. 14th.

Obituaries
March 15, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Geason
Percy T. “Skinner” Geason on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at Chaubert Medical Center, Houma, LA. Son of the late Milton Geason and Fanny Johnson. Husband of Beverly Ann Geason. Father of Letitia LeBeauf, Crystal Rafiel, Erica Clement, Percy, Tyra, Kelva, Dionca and Jason Hill. Brother of Dorothy Hensley, Charles Smith, Shirley Joseph, Gloria Simmons, the late Teresa Steibs, Lawrence, Milton, Jr. and Alex Geason. Also survived by 21 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 62 years. A native of St. James, LA and a resident of Boutte, LA. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members fo First Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at the above mentioned church on March 9. DB Mollaire, Officiating. Interment Mayflower Cemetery, Ama, LA. Serviced by Robottom.

South Dakota governor signs abortion ban
March 08, 2006 at 12:14 pm
AP -- PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Mike Rounds signed legislation Monday banning nearly all abortions in South Dakota, setting up a court fight aimed at challenging the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

New Orleans campaign should be positive
March 08, 2006 at 12:13 pm
With more than 20 candidates in the race for mayor of the city next door and less than 2 months in which to state their cases, prepare yourself for a deluge of ideas, judgments, propaganda and criticisms to unfold.

A nasty surprise
March 08, 2006 at 12:10 pm
As tens of thousands fled New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Katrina, they left behind jobs to which many of them expected to return a few days later-just as they did after Hurricane Ivan the year before. As we now know, that did not happen. As it became painfully obvious that they weren't going back to work any time soon, many began filing unemployment compensation (UC) claims-some for the first time ever.

I Think I Can…
March 08, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Think about it for a moment. Does your son have an older sister who excels in school while he brings home C's and D's? What about your star on the baseball team? What are his siblings like? Do you have a child who doesn't seem to take interest in learning the piano, playing sports or any extracurricular activity?

Pro-lifers look forward to turnaround
March 08, 2006 at 12:05 pm
After appointment of two U. S. Supreme Court justices who are considered conservative, it didn’t take long for the path to be opened toward the possible overturning of Roe vs. Wade.

30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
30 hazardous trees removed from popular Luling park
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Luling’s Rathborne Park remains closed until Saturday, Sept. 13 while St. Charles Parish removes 30 trees in the area that are considered a safety hazard.