Officer reflects on Hurricane Katrina Officer reflects on Hurricane Katrina
August 10, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Last year, thousands of lives were impacted by the wrath of Hurricane Katrina.

August 10, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Leonore Glaess "Lee" LeBlanc, 62, a resident of Lacey for 18 years, passed away into the arms of our Lord on Friday, July 2006 following a very long illness. Leonore was born on December 7, 1943 in Zwickau, Germany to Eugene and Emmy Glaess. She married Manfred John LeBlanc of Des Allemands, LA in Salzburg, Austria in May 1967. Sister-in-law of Betty Savoie, of Des Allemands, Carol Alvarez of Nine Mile Point, and Lutie "Lou" Verda of Luling, and Marvin LeBlanc of Des Allemands. Brother-in-law, Lester "Bobby" LeBlanc, of Des Allemands preceded her in death. Leonore became fascinated with numbers and office work early in her life and spent most of her working years as an office clerk, bank clerk, and leasing consultant. She became a naturalized American citizen in 1970 in New Orleans, LA. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Manfred LeBlanc, two daughters: Christine Davis of Tumwater, WA., Yvonne Reid of Winchester, CA. and by her son, Michael Leblanc, and two grandchildren. Her sister, Ingrid Mueller, of Pang/Rosenheim, Germany, preceded her in death Leonore cared greatly about her family and country. She was a compassionate, devoted wife and mother who loved numbers, bookkeeping, nature, animals, and travel. She enjoyed the many opportunities Army life offered in moving and seeing different cultures. She especially enjoyed living in Hawaii. Comedy was a big part of her life and she always had a smile, a positive attitude, and something good to say about everything and everyone. Words cannot describe how much she will be missed. A private, family members only, memorial service was held at Woodlawn Memorial Funeral Services on Thursday, August 3rd, 2006. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, P.O. Box 5008, Olympia, WA 98509, or to the Olympia Union Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 7668, Olympia, WA 98507-7668.

Are teen movies intentionally immoral?
August 10, 2006 at 12:04 pm
By Dr. Marc T. Newman
(AgapePress) - Barna Research in 2002 revealed that less than 10 percent of teens believe that there are such things as moral absolutes to guide their actions.

Politics not the answer
August 10, 2006 at 12:03 pm
As the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, too much of the landscape in the hardest hit areas of Louisiana remains devastated.

$3 not that expensive for a gallon of gas
August 10, 2006 at 12:01 pm
Let’s look at it this way. You pay almost $3 for a gallon bottle of water - - H2O - - that stuff that is the most plentiful liquid in the universe.

The beginning of a new school year
August 10, 2006 at 12:00 pm
Can you believe it? Another summer has come and gone already.

It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage It doesn't take a hurricane to cause serious flood damage
August 10, 2006 at 11:58 am
Louisiana residents naturally think of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita when considering how they can protect their homes against wind-driven rain and flooding.

LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year LSU AgCenter offers tips for a successful school year
August 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
The end of summer is quickly approaching, and the new school year is close at hand.

Lindsey Jeffers,23, Paradis Local arrested for fraudulent prescriptions
August 10, 2006 at 11:53 am
On Aug. 4, Lindsey Jeffers, 23, of 15212 U.S. 90, Paradis, was arrested on a warrant that was issued for three counts of writing a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance for a fictitious person.

Parish levees continue to improve Parish levees continue to improve
August 10, 2006 at 11:51 am
The progress of levee protection on both the east and west banks of St. Charles Parish are continuing to improve.

Men charged with indicent behavior with juveniles Men charged with indicent behavior with juveniles
August 10, 2006 at 11:50 am
In recent days, three St. Charles Parish men were arrested and charged with indecent behavior with juveniles.

Re-taking the LEAP test proved beneficial to Louisiana students Re-taking the LEAP test proved beneficial to Louisiana students
August 10, 2006 at 11:47 am
Almost 6,000 Louisiana fourth and eighth grade students succeeded in passing the LEAP test after taking summer school courses and retaking at least a portion of the test, according to results released last Monday.

Won't you be my neighbor? Won't you be my neighbor?
August 10, 2006 at 11:45 am
The parish's Special Projects Committee met on Aug. 2 at the council chambers in Hahnville to continue discussion on an ordinance that, if approved, would allow for the development of patio homes in St. Charles Parish.

Crime in St. Charles rise in second quarter
August 10, 2006 at 11:43 am
Sheriff Greg Champagne of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office reports that crime in St. Charles Parish rose by 2.4 percent in the second quarter of 2006 when compared to the same period last year. However, crime fell by .2 percent in the first half of 2006 when compared to the first six months of 2005.

All are welcome to monthly meeting
August 09, 2006 at 11:10 am
The public is invited to the Down Syndrome Assn. of Greater New Orleans' monthly meeting Friday, Aug. 11 from 7-9 p.m. at Crane Rehab, 101 River Rd., Jefferson.

Football/cheerleader registration open
August 09, 2006 at 11:09 am
Destrehan Booster Club is accepting football and cheerleader registration at this time for the up coming season.

Calling all local republican women
August 09, 2006 at 11:08 am
The next Republican Women of St. Charles meeting/luncheon will be held on Thurs., Aug. 31 at Ormond Country Club at 11 a.m.

Parents, brush up on study skills & safety
August 09, 2006 at 11:06 am
Norco Elementary K-3/4-6 Schools are having a Family Day Conference on Sat., Aug. 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

DHS star makes history
DHS star makes history
Destrehan High School sophomore Cara “Moon” Ursin has been chosen as Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for girls’ basketball, becoming the first athlete in the history of St. Charles Parish to win the award.