Volume 134 Number 45 - Nov 08, 2007

News

18 wheeler carrying chemical flips over on Luling train track
Emergency workers had to be careful not to let the 45 gallons of Caustic Potash spill into the area. On Nov. 4, an 18 wheeler carrying Caustic Potash overturned on 100 Oak Lane near the Monsanto Chemical Plant.

Area crime falls 8.5 percent from same period last year
There were a total of 567 crimes reported in St. Charles Parish for the third quarter, which represents the second lowest overall total in 12 years and is an 8.5 percent decrease from the same period last year.

Duplantis’ Covenant Church holds fall fest
Duplantis’ Covenant Church holds fall fest The Covenant Church, an outreach of Jesse Duplantis Ministries located in Destrehan, hosted a Fall Festival Oct. 31.

Preferred route of I-49 South set, but still time to offer comments
The red line is the prefered path of I-49 South, which will pass through St. Charles Parish. Residents of St. Charles Parish will have to wait a little bit longer to find out exactly what route I-49 South will take through the area after the comment period for the project was pushed back to Nov. 30.

Reward increases to $15,500
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is hoping that a $15,500 reward will help them solve the murder of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren, who was found murdered in her St. Rose home on Aug. 20.

United Way honors pacesetters, offers grants to Boy Scouts
United Way of St. Charles' first ever PaceSetters' campaign was a huge success, with six area companies contributing $1.5 million between Aug. 9 and Oct. 1.


Sports

FAN OF THE WEEK
By Staff Report
Along with the excitement of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.
Hahnville, Destrehan begin state title run from home
By Jonathan Menard
Hahnville offense, defense clicking at perfect time The Hahnville Tigers may have taken a little time to get rolling in their last regular season game of the year, but once they did, there was no stopping them.
They’re back!
By Mike Detillier
It took a while for the remnants of the 2006 version of the New Orleans Saints to reappear back out on the football field in 2007, but when the Saints defeated one of the most physical teams in the NFL this past Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars, you can now say the catch-phrase from the 1986 movie Poltergeist II, ‘They’re Back.’
Weekly Football Contest
By Staff Report
Karl Kuester of Luling got all 15 correct picks and found the fleur de lis as our Week 10 winner of the St. Charles Herald Guide's Football Contest! He wins the $50 plus the additional $10 - winning a grand total of $60!
FAN OF THE WEEK
By Staff Report
Along with the excitement of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.

Our View

Council takes stand against gambling
At one time, St. Charles Parish was a hot spot for illegal gambling in the State of Louisiana. Many of the restaurants and bars along major thoroughfares had slot machines which were very popular among locals and visitors though in violation of the law.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Teonka L. Duncan, 23, of 1101 Kinler St. in Luling was arrested on Nov. 1 and charged with aggravated 2nd degree battery and as a fugitive of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.



Lifestyles

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
By Heather R. Breaux
The boxes have been packed, loaded into the bed of a pick-up truck, unloaded into the spare bedroom of my new house -and although a few have been unpacked, everyday I come home feeling overwhelmed and stare at the mountain of cardboard that sits in front of me.
Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
By Staff Report
HAND IN HAND. Five years ago, you might have heard people saying “What is a Buddy Walk?” But not anymore!
Thanksgiving Recipes
By Staff Report
Try something new this Thanksgiving - whip up a new dish with a super delicious holiday recipe.
NATALIE NICOLE
By Heather R. Breaux
I can still remember the first time I met Natalie Graves. It was in the hallway outside of my third grade classroom at Mimosa Park Elementary - many years before she started her modeling and acting career.
Lanson - Kinler Wedding
By Staff Report
Jennifer Ann Lanson and Bart Joseph Kinler exchanged marriage vows on June 9, 2007 at The Rose Garden in River Ridge.
Taylor - Nave Wedding
By Staff Report
The marriage of Miss Tiffanie Breanna Taylor of Luling and Mr. Nicholas Andrew Nave of Destrehan was solemnized on Nov. 4, 2006 at First Baptist Church of Luling. The Rev. Todd Hallman officiated over the candlelight ceremony. A reception followed at the Jerusalem Shriner's Temple in Destrehan.
Maxwell - Bruce Engagement
By Staff Report
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Maxwell of Luling, Louisiana, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Chelsi Leigh Maxwell, of Ruston, to Dave Bruce, also of Ruston.
Trosclair - Matherne Engagement
By Staff Report
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Jude Trosclair of Luling announce the engagement of their daughter Mia Elizabeth to Mr. Beau Michael Matherne of Raceland. The couple will exchange vows in Heber Springs, Arkansas on Nov. 19, 2007.
Buras - Rebstock Wedding
By Staff Report
Jessica Lynn Buras of LaPlace and Robert Joseph Rebstock, III of Des Allemands were united in marriage on March 3, 2007 at the First Baptist Church of LaPlace. A reception followed at the Crystal Plantation in Kenner.
Foret - Salisbury Engagement
By Staff Report
Mr. and Mrs. Gaylon J. Foret of Montz, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Carrie Lynn Foret to Mr. Troy Richard Salisbury of Norco.
Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
By Staff Report
BUSINESS MATTERS. Five Russians visited St. Charles Parish last week on an Open World Tour sponsored by U. S. Library of Congress.

Obituaries

ADAMS
Stanley Henry Adams, entrusted to God's Loving Care on October 31, 2007 in Jefferson. Age 81. A Veteran U.S. Navy having served in WWII. He retired from Shell Oil Refinery.
Hymel
Arnold Antoine Hymel, Sr., an operator for Shell Oil Refinery. A resident of Destrehan and a native of Norco, LA. Entrusted to God's loving care; Oct. 30, 2007 in Destrehan at the age of 89.
Vickers
Conjetta Nicolosi Vickers passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 at 3 p.m. at Riverlands Health Care in Lutcher, LA. Daughter of the late Johnnie Nicolosi and Anita Bye Nicolosi.