BATON ROUGE — Some folks around the State Capitol still remember when former Sen. J.E. Jumonville, a Ventress Democrat, ripped off one of his boots and threw it at the Senate clock in an effort to stop time and prolong debate. That was during the final leg of Gov. John McKeithen’s reign in the early 70s, when lawmakers were known to kick back a few adult beverages from their respective chambers, burn the midnight oil and get rowdy. […]
Even in the aftermath of two major hurricanes — one, Katrina, that barely missed St. Charles Parish — many local residents are still not heading the warnings of purchasing flood insurance, especially those living in Zone X, areas that are determined by the federal government to be out of the 500-year plain. Most importantly, those living in Zone X are not required to buy flood insurance. […]
In a charged atmosphere, where the crowd erupted into boos at one moment and applause at the next, a measure to amend an ordinance on the distance alcohol can be sold from a church was soundly defeated, 7-1. […]
• Lot 333 Shamrock, Des Allemands for $47,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Frickey to Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Bergeron on Jan. 21st.
• Lot 309 Luke Drive, Des Allemands for $45,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Hogan to Mr. and Mrs. Craig Theriot on Jan. 25th.
• Lot 10 Grand Bayou Road, Des Allemands for $75,000 from Sunset Ridge Development, LLC to Mr. and Mrs. David Devillier on Jan. 25th. […]
The 2006 Krewe of Des Allemands will roll once again in Des Allemands on the traditional route on February 26. Mr. and Mrs. Landry Matherne were selected as this year’s King and Queen of the annual event. […]
The Krewe of Lul will parade on February 25 on the traditional route in Luling. The 2006 King and Queen of the annual parade are Emile “Chops” Lambert and Hilda “Mim” Guidry Lambert of Eden Isles, Louisiana. […]
Applications will be mailed upon request or can be picked up at the Parish School Board Office in Luling. Applications are also available on the district’s web site at www.stcharles.k12.la.us. Applications may be obtained at these sites on the east bank: Norco k-3, East Bank Head Start Center, New Sarpy Kindergarten Center and St. Rose Elementary. […]
The St. Charles Parish School Board recently approved a motion to purchase 2.3 acres of the land in Luling adjacent to R.K Smith School for $250,000, $15,000 less that the original appraisal of the land. The school system has future plans to construct a brand new maintenance building at the site. […]