Mimosa Park Elementary students in Gayle Simoneaux’s 2nd grade class are learning how to identify fractions of a set in math using a graham cracker and candy. […]
By John Maginnis
The Louisiana Way is back, if it ever left. The term was famously used by federal prosecutors in the 2000 riverboat racketeering trial of former Gov. Edwin Edwards to describe the corrupt system of bribery, inside dealing and influence peddling by which state politics had operated for decades.
If St. Charles Parish wants residents to recycle, it needs to change the present method of doing so. At present, residents are required to deliver their recyclables to collection points in the parish.
John White, Louisiana’s new superintendent of education, seems to be leading the way in providing our state the type of educational system that will serve its future. Such a system would be primarily aimed at giving our kids careers that will provide for their families and expand the economy of our state.
Diana Mary Matherne Douglass, 69, passed away on Feb. 19, 2012 in Cut Off. She was the beloved wife of the late William H. Douglass, mother of Sarah Jane Douglass-Raynor (husband John Wesley Raynor), daughter of the late Norman and Gladys Dufrene Matherne, sister of Michael Matherne, Gerald Matherne, Leotha Ayo, Paulette Leonard and Ava Mobley; and aunt of Christine, Terry, Renee, Alyssa, Evan, Norman and Kenneth. She was a native of Des Allemands and resident of Larose.
•Rainey Warren, 46, of 6103 Curran Road in New Orleans, was arrested on Feb. 22 and charged with D.W.I., open container, limitations on backing, contraband in correctional center and possession of acetaminophen and Codeine – SCH II.