Alexandre and Wyonnia Romero celebrated their 50 anniversary on Aug. 12 at the Father McCallion Hall in Des Allemands. Romeros celebrate 50th Anniversary
September 06, 2006 at 2:33 pm
Alexandre and Wyonnia Romero celebrated their 50 anniversary on Aug. 12 at the Father McCallion Hall in Des Allemands.

Mr. and Mrs. Monty Johnson, Jr. were wed on June 3. Mr. and Mrs. Monty Johnson, Jr.
September 06, 2006 at 2:28 pm
The marriage of Miss Dana Champagne and Mr. Monty Johnson, Jr. was celebrated on June 3, 2006 in Destin, Florida.

River Parishes Hospital announces art winners
September 06, 2006 at 2:19 pm
River Parishes Hospital is proud to announce its monthly art winners for the months of June and July.

DHS alumnus, Second Lt. Doug Gautrau of 26th Operational Weather Squadron, stands in front of an infared satellite image of Hurricane Katrina in the briefing room of the 26th OWS.
Where are they now?
September 06, 2006 at 2:13 pm
In 1992, 2nd Lt. Douglas Gautrau of the Air Force’s 26th Operational Weather Squadron, along his father, tracked the course of Hurricane Andrew.

September 06, 2006 at 2:08 pm
Douglas Craig Byerly, on Mon., Aug. 28, 2006, at his residence in Des Allemands. Beloved husband of Reba V. Byerly. Father of Billy Byerly, Douglas Eugene Byerly, Tammy Byerly, Lisa Tregle, Katrina Cortez and teh late Trisha Y. Byerly. Son of the late Ronald and Margie Byerly. Step son of Ruth Byerly. Brother of Ronnie Byerly, Vickie McDonald, Nancy Byerly and Marsha Byerly. Also survived by nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. A native of Mansfield, Ohio and a resident of Des Allemands. Age 64 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Religious services at Des Allemands Mennonite Church on Thurs., Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at Interment Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation from 9 a.m. until funeral time Thurs. at the church. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

Sheriff's Reports
September 06, 2006 at 2:06 pm
•John Balma, 38, of 912 Indiana Ave., Cheboygan, WI was arrest on Aug. 28 on U.S. 90 at Myrtle and charged with possession of a schedule two controlled dangerous substance (crack cocaine). The above subject was stopped for suspicious person and further investigation revealed Balma to be in possession of crack cocaine.

Governor's coastal protection meeting
September 06, 2006 at 2:04 pm
The next meeting of the governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation is scheduled for Sept. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Oliver Pollock Room in the Galvez Building located at 602 N. 5th St. in Baton Rouge.

Presbyterian Church to hold open house
September 06, 2006 at 2:03 pm
The First Union Presbyterian Church will hold a open house on Sept. 24 on church grounds located at 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.

MLK scholarship banquet set for Sept. 16
September 06, 2006 at 2:00 pm
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish presents “The Dreamers’ Dream,” the thirteenth annual scholarship banquet on Sat., Sept. 16 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the John L. Dorsey Multipurpose Center located at 13635 Old Spanish Trail in Boutte.

Vieux Carre meeting Sept. 9
September 06, 2006 at 1:58 pm
The first meeting of the year for the Vieux Carre Chapter will be held on Sept. 9 at the St. Charles Library in St. Rose at 1 p.m.

9 Palmer Dr., Luling for $227,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gassin to Thomas Hutchinson on July 18 Real Estate Transactions
September 06, 2006 at 1:48 pm
Good Hope
•Lot 5, Block C Good Hope St., Good Hope for $35,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Errol Falterman to Annie Rios on July 21

Ellington Mortgage Company now open in Boutte
September 06, 2006 at 1:44 pm
Ellington Mortgage Company is proud to announce the opening of a new location to better assist their customers.

At a recent luncheon at the St. Charles Operatons site for Dow Chemical, U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon said that when duty calls and he travels to Washington, he goes there to represent his district and to convey to the government what is needed fo MELANCON VS ROMERO
September 06, 2006 at 1:39 pm
BATON ROUGE -- With qualifying finished and the Nov. 7 election date nearing, the race for the 3rd Congressional District is under way and it promises to be as contentious as it is telling.

A year later
September 06, 2006 at 1:36 pm
The mainstream media were loaded with stories recently about the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. It almost seems insensitive for me to admit that I felt pain again while watching the replays of the nation's worst natural disaster.

AP editorial puts Louisiana in bad light -- again
September 06, 2006 at 1:29 pm
Thanks to fellow "Internet Kook" and real free-lance journalist, Emily Metzgar we get the following taste of how we in LA are viewed by others.

Ormond builder says he's not to blame for low income housing
September 06, 2006 at 1:27 pm
In response to the article written by Keirsten Williams, I would like to interject the facts in the midst of the obvious emotional outburst that Ms. Williams displayed in her letter to the editor for the week of August 31, 2006.

Vast new oil production in Gulf should help save
September 06, 2006 at 1:20 pm
There’s good news out in the Gulf of Mexico at a time when our coastal restoration efforts need it.

Our View
September 06, 2006 at 1:14 pm
Soon after Hurricane Katrina passed and people returned to the area, St. Charles Parish was the scene of much frenzied activity.

Finnish girl's team wowed by Louisiana culture, go crazy for Walmart candy aisle
Finnish girl's team wowed by Louisiana culture, go crazy for Walmart candy aisle
When 24 Finnish girl basketball players come into town – hide the Oreo cookies.