Lifestyles

Married to the Mop

“Married to the Mop” is Luling resident Barbara Colley’s fifth murder mystery solved by the owner of the Maid for a Day service, Charlotte LaRue. This is an easy reading novel with familiar locations and situations that make this a fun mystery read especially for locals. […]

Recipes

King Cake Time

I decided to make a king cake for a garden club meeting. It was rather rush job, except for the lengthy time for rising the dough. I’ve always been an experimenter in the kitchen so at 7 a.m. I started combining ingredients. Here is the recipe if you’d like to try it: […]

Girls Basketball

McGee signs with UNO

Displaced by Katrina, Candice McGee came to Destrehan girl’s basketball team with a strong record and good knowledge of the game. She played with JPRD Westbank Allstars and the AAU Summer League. […]

Sports

Hahnville hammers East. St John

It was opening night in district 5-5A as Hahnville met East St. John in Boutte on Tuesday night. The Tigers, who are returning five starters from last year’s team, appear to be the odds on favorite to capture this year’s 5-5A district title. Hahnville jumped to a quick lead, wasting little time in setting the tone for the Wildcats.
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Football

Dixon Selects the Tigers

The LSU Tigers finished off a huge recruiting weekend by getting a verbal commitment from East St. John High School star athlete Ricky Dixon. Dixon, who was ranked as the nation’s 22-ranked wide receiver prospect, selected the Tigers over Ole Miss and Mississippi State. […]

Obituaries

Sally Jane Carter White

Sally Jane Carter White, age 71, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 at 6:02 a.m. in Destrehan, La. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur White. She is survived by by sons, David White, Sr., and Gary White; daughters, Debbie Porche and Joan Loupe; brother Jimmy Dale Carter; sisters Carolyn Mai and Eloise White, 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation was at the H.C. Alexander Funeral Home Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Funeral service was at 12:00 noon Friday, Jan. 20, 2006 at First Baptist Church in St. Rose, La. Interment was in Jefferson Memorial Gardens in St. Rose, La. H.C. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements. […]