Obituaries

Melanie Manning White Betts

Melanie Manning White Betts, on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at Luling, La. Beloved wife of Dallas Betts, Sr. Mother of Christopher Michael White and Dallas Emanuel Betts, Jr. Daughter of Patricia C. St. Amant and the late Michael Manning. Step daughter of Dana St. Amant. A resident of Des Allemands, La. Age 28 years. She was employed by Wal-Mart in Boutte, La. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend a funeral service at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Des Allemands, La., on Saturday, January 21, 2006. Interment was at St. Gertrude Cemetery . Visitation was from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements. […]

Business

Cox cable and east bank water issue top agenda

Cox Communications Government Affairs Manager Arthurine Payton addressed the council regarding several decisions that company has implemented, such as the removal of the channel listings station from basic cable format and splitting religious channels TBN and EWTN from their joint station and moving them to digital. […]

Government

Vision Quest

On Saturday, a grassroots storefront opened to allow citizens in the St. Charles Parish area to voice their concerns and visions for the future of Louisiana, especially in their own communities. […]

Government

Local port deal boosts area jobs

A trade agreement signed by Port of South La with the Port of Dakar will boost the local economy, eventually adding jobs and attracting new businesses. After a ten day visit in which the African officials toured local industry and culture, a trade cooperation was finalized at the World Trade Center in New Orleans. […]