Events & Announcements

Hurricane Isaac food drive benefit

LULING – United Way of St. Charles is partnering with the St. Charles Parish 4-H clubs to host a food drive in response to Hurricane Isaac. All donations will be used to help replenish food pantries in our area facing critically low levels after the storm.

The Hurricane Isaac Food Drive will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, St. Charles, Department of Community Services and other faith-based food distribution organizations.
Please support the Hurricane Isaac Food Drive by bringing your non-perishable food items to the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road in Luling, from Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 28.
United Way of St. Charles is a non-profit organization working to create lasting changes in St. Charles Parish by funding local agencies and developing programs that target education, income and health.

For more information regarding the United Way of St. Charles and this event, visit www.uwaysc.org or call (985) 331-9063.
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Events & Announcements

Hurricane Isaac food drive benefit

LULING – United Way of St. Charles is partnering with the St. Charles Parish 4-H clubs to host a food drive in response to Hurricane Isaac. All donations will be used to help replenish food pantries in our area facing critically low levels after the storm.

The Hurricane Isaac Food Drive will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services and other faith-based food distribution organizations.

Please support the Hurricane Isaac Food Drive by bringing your non-perishable food items to the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road in Luling, from Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 28.
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Obituaries

Max Lea Spiers

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Obituaries

Louise Garrison Worrell

Louise Garrison Worrell died on Sept. 14, 2012 in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born on March 27, 1917 in Ryan, Okla., the only child of Samuel Young Garrison and Ruby Spain Garrison, both of whom were born in Indian Territory before Oklahoma statehood. Always proud of her Oklahoma roots, Louise was a graduate of Ryan High School. She completed secretarial training at Draughon’s Business University in Oklahoma City in 1936 and lived for a time in New Mexico before her marriage.

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Obituaries

Cletus Eldon Martin

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Columns

Battle for the Senate taking shape

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