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Recipe: Traditional King Cake Recipe: Traditional King Cake
January 24, 2013 at 11:57 am
This is a recipe for a traditional king cake that anyone can make at home.

What makes them do it?
August 03, 2012 at 9:03 am
When a visiting missionary priest from Nigeria spoke at Holy Family Church in Luling last weekend, he told about bombings at his church that killed the priest. He blamed it on terrorist Al Qaeda groups. This made me wonder how people are raised to go out and do this sort of thing - the same sort of thing that the killings in New Orleans seem to replicate more and more. And how about the redheaded joker who took lives in Colorado at the movie theater? What causes people to be this way?

Holy Family Extravaganza a great success Holy Family Extravaganza a great success
April 27, 2012 at 12:36 pm
Holy Family Catholic Church on Lakewood Drive has an Extravaganza once a year as its special fundraiser. Instead of a parish fair, volunteers get together and put on a one night benefit that ensures one of the ticket holders to get $10,000 and others to share in smaller pots. In addition there were games with a television set and ipods as prizes and lots more raffle drawing and teacup auction items.

Luling basketball great honored with ‘Dean’s Pond’
March 09, 2012 at 9:44 am
Luling resident and basketball great Dean Church was honored with a surprise gathering and fish fry with Grand Ridge Golf Club friends at the clubhouse on Friday night.

Pictured are Lulu Greene, Sally Church, Barbara Bieber, Katherine France, Bobby Adams, GeneAnn Dragna, Linda LaBorde, Cindy Falterman and Helen Williams. Also pictured are Ludwig France and J.P. France as Elvis and the pink pussycat server from Occasions, The Silver Girls rock
October 06, 2011 at 2:15 pm
It was Kathryn Caulking France’s turn to host the monthly gathering of Silver Girls and since they were celebrating 50 years of togetherness, she wanted it to be a special standout party.

What’s wrong with higher interest rates?
July 29, 2011 at 9:22 am
I remember that the interest rates on our first two houses were 5 1/4 percent and 6 percent. That was back in the 1960’s.

Patrick O'Malley Citizen of the Year: Pat O’Malley
March 25, 2011 at 9:37 am
St. Charles Rotary Club paid tribute to the members’ selection of citizen of the year and young persons of the year at a dinner Thursday, March 17 at the Satellite Center in Luling.

Are we heading towards socialism?
January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
According to a dynamic Cuban lady who now lives in Kenner, we are well on our path to socialism.

Willowdale...still the best kept secret
November 24, 2010 at 11:27 am
In 1978 we moved to St. Charles Parish. We decided to live closer to the West St. Charles Guide newspaper we were publishing since Allen had been commuting from our home in Houma.

Rev. Robert O. Zehr lights a candle during the Litany of Thanksgiving. Reasons to be thankful
November 25, 2009 at 11:11 am
St. Charles Social Concerns sponsored an ecumenical community-wide Thanksgiving Worship Service at the First Union Presbyterian Church in Luling on Saturday at 2 p.m.

In support of honoree LilyB Moskal, this St. Charles Parish group got together at the Awards Ceremony luncheon.From left, seated are: Louise Broach Fischer, Tom Moskal, honoree LilyB Moskal, Martha Laque, Back standing: Colette Lottinger, Robert Fisher, R Whose your momma?
April 01, 2009 at 11:47 am
As James Carville said in his talk to the Louisiana women in government, instead of Union, Justice and Confidence being the words to live should have been Whose your momma? He said, “my momma always made things happen.”

Mission Church is a classic that should be saved Mission Church is a classic that should be saved
December 23, 2008 at 11:43 am
Several concerned residents met last Thursday to discuss ways to “save St. Anthony Mission Church” in Luling and find ways to direct its marketability as a St. Charles Parish icon. The property which is zoned C-2 can be used for just about anything.

Willowdale is a diamond in the rough
October 01, 2008 at 11:05 am
When our family moved to Willowdale in 1978 we wondered how something so nice could stay so hidden. There, down this lonely road off Hwy. 90 was a stately 10,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, an 18-hole golfcourse, tennis courts and swimming pool.

Arts council fundraiser goes on without a hitch Arts council fundraiser goes on without a hitch
May 21, 2008 at 1:27 pm
Yvonne LaFleur’s husband, Jimmy Walsh, won the bid on this “Walk Through History” hat donated by the River Road Historical Society and Nancy Robert. Each element of this hat represents a significant feature in Destrehan Plantation’s history.

FASHION FORWARD. Stacy Melancon has just washed Val Townley-Smith’s hair and is cutting it in the “millennium bob.”
Women’s club members learn what it takes to be ‘beautiful’
April 16, 2008 at 11:03 am
Excited St. Charles Women’s Club members placed their names in a hat hoping to be chosen for a makeover at the organization’s March meeting.

Wayne Schexnayder Local chef Wayne Shexnayder filmed for Canadian food network
February 06, 2008 at 10:57 am
Last month, local chef Wayne Schexnayder was filmed by the Canal Evasion Travel Channel in Quebec to be featured on a cooking show.

Colette Lottinger poses for a picture wearing her alligator outfit. Memoirs of an alligator
September 20, 2007 at 8:57 am
It was, I think 1981 when I first became “the alligator” at West St. Charles Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.

September 06, 2007 at 11:22 am
I subscribe to a Wellness Report edited by Dr. Russell Blaylock for Since he attended the LSU medical school in New Orleans, I suppose I felt more comfortable about getting his report.

Commissioner of Agriculture & Forestry candidate Rep. Mike Strain socializes with Angelle LeBlanc and Priscilla Thibodeaux at Thursday nights Republican Women’s Club meeting. Mike Strain talks to Republican women
September 06, 2007 at 10:21 am
Rep. Mike Strain who hopes to unseat Bob Odom who has been at the helm for 28 years and become Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry paid a visit to St. Charles Parish last Thursday night.

FIRST-HAND LOOK. Presidential candidate John Edwards takes a photo-op poverty tour in New Orleans to personally see what the city needs to grow and prosper. TOWN TALK with Colette Lottinger
July 19, 2007 at 10:40 am
Stopping by Cafe Reconcile to meet presidential candidate John Edwards on Monday was suggested to me by Cafe Reconcile’s director Craig Cuccia.


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Handyman Crew use skills to help community
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The Handyman Crew was a retired concept at Destrehan High School until 2015, and since it’s been resurrected, several members of the community are finding their lives just a little bit easier day-to-day.