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Katrina complicates tax season Katrina complicates tax season
March 08, 2006 at 11:49 am
Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the dreaded tax season. In Louisiana and other hurricane-ravaged states in the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina has made the already complex tax laws even more intricate.

Cancer survivors ready to celebrate Cancer survivors ready to celebrate
March 08, 2006 at 11:48 am
For cancer survivors, every day is a celebration of life. On Saturday, March 18, St. Charles Parish will join them in that celebration for the Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the West Bank Bridge Park.

Showing the physically destructive nature of meth, this is 10 years of mugs shots of a regular user. Real and present danger
March 08, 2006 at 11:46 am
Last month after receiving numerous tips that drug trafficking was taking place, St. Charles Parish detectives executed a search warrant at the home of Luling resident Brian Williams; it yielded 38 grams of methamphetamines, 172 grams of marijuana, and a cache of guns. Williams, 35, was charged with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and two others, Jewell Watts III, 25, of Gonzales and Richard Woodruff, 52, of Luling, were caught in the operation and charged with possession.

Sheriff Reports
March 08, 2006 at 11:42 am
Theft
• A mountain bike, valued at $250, was reported stolen from 1337 Paul Frederick Street, Luling, LA, on March 1.

Adams shines at Denver Adams shines at Denver
March 08, 2006 at 11:30 am
Senior women's basketball player Venice Adams of Luling earned All-Sun Belt Conference Third Team honors it was announced by league officials today.

Lady Cats swarm a Southwood player. Ladycats fall in playoffs
March 08, 2006 at 11:24 am
Destrehan's Lady Wildcats trip to the sweet 16 Tournament turned out to be a great disappointment.

Business Fair at HHS this weekend Business Fair at HHS this weekend
March 08, 2006 at 11:21 am
Hahnville High School is the location for the 2006 St. Charles Business Association's annual St. Charles Business Fest and Health Fair. Along with meeting with local businesses, St. Charles Hospital will offer blood pleasure screenings, bone density screenings, glucose screenings and self breast exam demonstrations.

Reginald Lumar looks on as Woodlawn player makes a free throw. Hahnville slips in semi-finals
March 08, 2006 at 11:18 am
The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards. No team understands this more than the Hahnville boy's basketball team.

Work equipment sits behind the exterior fence of the BP Amoco property in Destrehan.  Crews have been clearing off the property for several weeks. Clearing the way for progress
March 08, 2006 at 11:17 am
Over the years, the site of the old Amoco Refinery in Destrehan has stood undeveloped and unoccupied. Located next door to Destrehan Plantation and adjacent to the I-310 ramp in Destrehan, the site has been restricted for decades due to reports of pollution in the area. In recent weeks, residents of the parish may have noticed a significant change. The trees have been cleared revealing a huge plot of land to be zoned for commercial use.

Polls, surveys offer no better picture of recovery Polls, surveys offer no better picture of recovery
March 08, 2006 at 11:14 am
BATON ROUGE -- As Carnival season paraded through south Louisiana last month, briefly pushing aside the memories of those fateful days last fall with bags of throws and elaborate parties, a slew of special interest groups were releasing studies and polls and surveys that brought reality ringing back in a most sobering way.

What's Happening
March 08, 2006 at 11:12 am
The San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, will host the 3rd annual ‘Frisco Fest’ on March 11-12.

Real Estate Transactions Real Estate Transactions
March 08, 2006 at 11:06 am
• Lot 18 Braden Drive, Luling for $52,000 from Syl Caillet Jr. to Gregory Smith on Feb. 1st.

Obituaries
March 08, 2006 at 10:51 am
D’Arensbourg
Marguerite Marie Dinvaut D’ Arensbourg on Friday, September 16, 2005 at her grand daughter’s residence in Prairieville, LA, at 2:00pm. Daughter of the late Alice Moll and Ferdinand Dinvaut. Wife of the late Norman N. D’Arensbourg. Mother of Norman D’Arensbourg, Jr., and Glenn D’Arensbourg, Sr. Sister of Franceline D. Bordenave, Theresa D. Hicklin, Gloria D. Allian, the late Ruth D. Duronslet, Eleanora D. Biagas, Alice D. Banderas, Pearl, Ferdinand, III, Newton, Rupert and Joseph Dinvaut. Grandmother of Jeannee D’Arensbourg, Jate’m D’Arensbourg Guillory, Jolenn D’Arensbourg, and Glenn D’Arensbourg, Jr. Great Grandmother of Scott Guillory, Jr., Lindsey Guillory, Glenn D’Arensbourg, III and Nickolas D’Arensbourg, Jr. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 85. years. A native of Edgard, LA, and a resident of Luling, LA. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Holy Family Catholic Church on March 2, 2006. Father Finn, Celebrant. Interment was at St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA. Serviced by Robottom

Rogers-Briaina Engagement Rogers-Briaina Engagement
March 08, 2006 at 10:46 am
Lt. Carole Rogers/Davis and Sgt. Monte Davis of the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's Office, announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Pamela Christine Rogers to Mr. Costantino Braina.

Aucoin-Hoffman Engagement Aucoin-Hoffman Engagement
March 08, 2006 at 10:43 am
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford T. Luttrell are proud to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Laurie Lane to Mr. Christopher K. Hoffman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hoffman Jr., of Grosse Tete, LA.

Normand-Chatfeild Wedding Normand-Chatfeild Wedding
March 08, 2006 at 10:39 am
Margaux Renee Normand and Jay Brett Chafeild were married February 10, 2006 at the Metairie Ridge Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James Murray officiating.

RBR brings dance to life RBR brings dance to life
March 08, 2006 at 10:34 am
The times have changed, people have changed, our priorities have changed. But still they persevere. Beginning their second decade of leading the arts in St. Charles Parish, River Region Ballet's Spring Concert will feature a mixed program with something for everyone.

Kyle (L) and Logan (R) Bergeron of Luling.  Kyle has a rare form of leukemia and reveived a bone marrow transplant from his twin brother, Logan. A Brother's Love
March 08, 2006 at 10:26 am
Hurricane Katrina swept across the gulf region with no hesitation or regard for personal circumstance. For the Bergeron family of Luling, the storm could not have come at a worse time. Locked down at Children's Hospital in New Orleans as the storm's wind and rain engulfed the building, Kyle Bergeron was receiving the gift of life that only his identical twin brother could provide.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
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The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.