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. […]

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. […]

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. […]