Gift of life

On Aug. 6, 22-year-old Luke Zeringue of Destrehan will have his third cardiac surgery. Unlike others who’ve undergone this surgery, blood must be ready for Luke before and after the operation because of his two medical deficiencies – Factor I and Factor II. His family needs your help and your blood donations. […]


Nellie Louise McGinty

Nellie Louise McGinty passed away on July 27, 2009 at the Specialty Rehabilitation Hospital in LaPlace, at the age of 78. She was a native of Crocker, Missouri and had lived in Destrehan for the last 11 months with her daughter. McGinty loved to shop at WalMart, was an avid coin collector, and loved being a grandmother and great-grandmother. […]