|Des Allemands man caught in juvenile porn sting
February 22, 2006 at 1:10 pm
St. John the Baptist Parish arrested a Des Allemands man, David Keith Ryan, 42, of 163 Maloney Rd. for soliciting a minor for sexual purposes.
|Liquor amendment enrages congregation
February 22, 2006 at 1:01 pm
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.
February 22, 2006 at 11:49 am
Motiva believes that every Process Technology scholarship they award is more than just a check-- it’s a personal invitation to local residents to stay in Louisiana.
February 22, 2006 at 11:43 am
• A landscape utility trailer, valued at $2,600, was reported stolen from 1310 South Bound, Luling, LA, on Feb. 13.
|Real Estate Transactions
February 22, 2006 at 11:35 am
• 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.
|Mathernes reign as Krewe of Des Allemands King and Queen
February 22, 2006 at 11:22 am
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.
|Lamberts reign over Krewe of Lul
February 22, 2006 at 11:18 am
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.
|Head Start and pre-school program now registering
February 22, 2006 at 11:15 am
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.
|St. Charles School Board makes deal to purchase land
February 22, 2006 at 11:11 am
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.
|Hanhville wrestlers win tourney
February 15, 2006 at 2:12 pm
The Hahnville wrestling team competed at the Patriot Duel Tournament on Saturday February, 4.
For the first time in school history, the team walked away with a 1st place team trophy.
|Local football stars pick their schools
February 15, 2006 at 2:09 pm
At a recent gathering at St. Charles School Board, local footbal standouts from Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools made the college selections final, signing their letter of intent play at the next level.
|Lady Tigers squeeze by Lady Patriots
February 15, 2006 at 2:03 pm
The battle started minutes into the game with the Lady Patriots taking over the floor. Good passing, clean defense, and with number 22, Dumas, hitting shot after shot, the Patriots were on their way to victory. However, the Lady Tigers had other plans for the night.
|Hahnville wins district
February 15, 2006 at 1:37 pm
Friday night at Tiger Stadium, the Hahnville Tigers squeezed past John Ehret winning the game by one point with 1.1 seconds left in the game. The final being 54-53.
|Dear God, By Kids
February 15, 2006 at 1:27 pm
Are you really invisible or is that just a trick?
I want to be just like my daddy when I get big but not with so much hair all over.
|INSIDE BATON ROUGE
February 15, 2006 at 1:22 pm
BATON ROUGE -- First there was a state-sponsored 30-member board to oversee hurricane recovery efforts. Then came another 19-member panel to regulate revamped building codes, and a slew of inspectors will need to be hired just to carry out its mandates. An 11-member consolidated levee district with some form of jurisdiction over southeast Louisiana could soon follow, as could a new undersecretary of transportation, complete with staff, to manage statewide flood control.
|Making good communities great
February 15, 2006 at 1:20 pm
During a victory celebration on February 23 at Destrehan Plantation, the United Way of St. Charles will announce the results of the 2006 campaign that will fund the many agencies that contribute so much to our quality of life. After a year of tremendous demands on the non-profit service providers, the success of this year’s pledges will have great impact on a post-Katrina St. Charles Parish.
|Coastal restoration work needed NOW!
February 15, 2006 at 1:19 pm
Before Hurricane Katrina, the coast of Louisiana was disappearaing at a rate of up to 50 square miles a year. And now the news is out that, in one day, Katrina took another 118 square miles of coast away.
|Letters from Nigeria getting more frequent
February 15, 2006 at 1:17 pm
The first came a few years ago. Then another showed up a few weeks later.
The frequency increased gradually and this past month I must have received at least 15. I didn’t answer any of them but was tempted to several times.
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• Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshal Lupe Rojano Sweeney
• Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal Yvonne “Choote” Troxler Champagne
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Dead fish are secret behind fast cypress tree growth - 1148 views
Over the past six years, a local couple has been transplanting saplings into the neutral ground of their Luling street and using fish remains to make the trees grow healthy and tall.