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United Way’s new board members bring experience

LULING- The United Way of St. Charles has added three new members to its board of directors in 2009. The new members are Loyd Bourgeois, Jr., Federico Martinez, Jr. and Timothy Marcel. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:04 am


Wilson Paul Couch, MD, passed away on Thursday, June 11 at Luling.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:03 am


Belinda Babineaux Wilson, age 50, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 after a sudden illness. She was a native of St. Charles Parish and worked as an administrative secretary for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:02 am


Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Landry, age 85, a native of Philadelphia, Pa. and resident of Luling passed away June 12, 2009. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:01 am

Sheriff's Reports


Woman flees through stranger’s home after trying to steal purse

Quaneisha Lewis, 17, of LL Court Dr. in Edgard, was arrested on June 11 and charged with purse snatching, unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, violence against the elderly and resisting an officer.
June 22, 2009 at 8:59 am

Remembering Dottie

For many years, Dottie Landry served as office manager of this publishing company. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:58 am

Are we really being honest about our hunger?

What is your hunger? What is it for which you thirst? Let us be honest, be real with ourselves even if we feel ashamed as though it is a disorder…Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:57 am

Ex-governors get together on education

Four of our five living ex-governors got together the other day to express dismay over our present governor’s intention to cut spending on higher education. And, of course, our present governor, faced with such a formidable force questioning his plan, backed off somewhat.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:56 am

Parish yearly report coming to mailbox near you

Earlier in the year, the parish compiled interesting facts and information about St. Charles in order to “sell” the area to representatives in Washington, D.C. Now, they are taking a similar approach when it comes to residents.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:55 am

Officer shoots dog

A 78-year-old Luling woman said that she was forced into her home by a neighbor’s loose dog, which led to the 2-year-old pit-bull mixed breed getting shot in the face by a St. Charles Parish sheriff’s deputy. Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 8:54 am

‘Lil’ Abner’ on stage this month

DESTREHAN - Don’t miss the River Region Drama Guild’s four performances of the group’s summer musical “Lil’ Abner” to be presented on June 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and on June 21 at 2 p.m. at the Destrehan High School auditorium located at 1 Wildcat Lane.

Reserved seats are $15. For more information, call Marcia at 985-7641969.Read More...
June 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm

Hunter education summer classes

KILLONA - The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will give hunter education classes on the dates listed below at the sheriff’s firing range in Killona.

State law requires that all individuals born on or after Sept. 1, 1969 must obtain a license and must be a least 10 years old to be certified. Courses will cover firearm safety, survival, first aid and wildlife identification.
Full class dates are: June 19 and 20, July 10 and 11, and July 24 and 25. Field days are: Aug. 22 and Sept. 12.

The times for 2-day classes are Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two field days are available to people who’ve taken online courses with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The time for field days are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be held on Saturdays.

To pre-register, call 985-783-1173.
June 20, 2009 at 9:23 am

Columbine survivor to address Nicholls

THIBODAUX - Craig Scott, a survivor of the Columbine High School massacre that left 15 dead and more than 20 wounded, will serve as keynote speaker at the Louisiana Girls’ Leadership Academy – a program conducted at Nicholls State University for girls entering the eighth through eleventh grades.

The public is invited to hear Scott’s address at the closing reception on Thursday, June 18, in the commons area of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. The reception will begin at 3:30 p.m. with light refreshments, followed by an address by Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert, university president. At 4:45 p.m., academy participants will present various service projects, followed by Scott’s address, slated for 5:45 p.m.

Admission to the closing reception is $15 per person. For tickets, call (985) 448-4770 by Tuesday, June 16.
June 18, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Desty Darling Kiddie Kamp

The Destrehan High School Desty Darlings dance team held their annual summer Kiddie Kamp June 1 through 5 in the school’s auditorium.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:45 pm

All-Star 10U girls take first in West Side tournament

The St. Charles Parish All-Star 10U girls took first place in the “West Side All-Star Warm-up Tournament" in Brusly on June 13 and 14.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:43 pm

Outdoor Report

A new geotube levee is being built along the eastern 6 1/2 miles of beachfront at Grand Isle by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It will replace the levee that was almost entirely destroyed by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm

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