Volume 135 Number 37 - Sep 11, 2008

News

Businesses eligible for up to $2 million
St. Charles Parish businesses that suffered either economic loss or property damage during Hurricane Gustav may be eligible to receive loans of up to $2 million from the Small Business Administration.

Cox cable comes back quickly for many
Cox cable comes back quickly for many Company will also apply four-day mandatory evacuation credit automatically
Many of Cox Cable's St. Charles Parish customers were pleasantly surprised when their TV's and internet were back in action soon after their power was restored. Storm repairs ran smoothly unlike the aftermath of Katrina when many customers went without cable for weeks.

Drug program targets teens
Gail Roussel, executive director of The Center for Family and Youth Services, says teen runaways, teen violence, and bullying remain high on her list of concerns in St. Charles Parish. And while the center tries to tackle all of those issues, drug abuse is still a top priority for the non-profit organization.

Fish kill could continue due to oxygen depletion
Fish kill could continue due to oxygen depletion Drivers passing the Davis Pond siphon on River Road in Ama probably noticed the stench of dead fish due to a large fish kill that is occurring in the area.

Man dies after Highway 90 crash
Man dies after Highway 90 crash A Westwego man was killed when his 1999 Chevrolet Suburban ran into a Mack garbage truck at 5 a.m. on Aug. 28.

Playground surprise
Playground surprise Wonder bug amazes children, teachers at child day care center
It ate a cricket and a worm whole and didn't wiggle once. And the staff and children at Four Stars Child Care Center in Paradis just want to know what it is.

Rainy days give golf course the blues
Rainy days give golf course the blues Willowdale to hold emergency meeting to resolve
Contrary to what several residents have heard, Willowdale Country Club is not going out of business, but is instead looking at ways to restructure how the club operates in order to get out of financial difficulties.

Though hundreds line up for food stamps, things run smoothly
Though hundreds line up for food stamps, things run smoothly Hundreds of residents lined the shoulder of Highway 90 in Boutte on Thursday with fingers crossed in hopes that they would be eligible for the state’s disaster food stamp program.


Sports

Crescent City Hooks win Super Series
By Staff Report
The Crescent City Hooks, a 13-year-old baseball team based out of Destrehan, won the Super Series American Division National Championship the week of July 11 through 18 in Tulsa, Okla.
Recreational and travel teams could share parks
By Shonna Riggs
St. Charles Parish Councilman-at-large Terry Authement and District III Councilwoman Wendy Benedetto met with parish officials last week with a plan to bring parish recreational baseball groups and travel team baseball groups together in the parish.
Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
Special to the Herald-Guide
A question was asked to me two days after Gustav slammed in to the Louisiana coastline: "What does a fisherman do during a hurricane?" Lori Eusea wanted to know.
Local Little League team places third in district tournament
By Staff Report
LEAGUE WINNERS. The West St. Charles 15 and 16-year-old Little League placed third the in district tournament.
Hahnville High School ROTC cadets attend summer leadership school
By Staff Report
Hahnville High School students from LA-933 attended a week long Summer Leadership School sponsored by the Senior ROTC Program at Louisiana Tech University.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
By Staff Report
Arrests •Robert Toups, 38, of 122 Durr St. in Hahnville was arrested on Sept. 8 on a warrant that was issued in October 2006 and charged with simple burglary and as a fugitive of Jefferson Parish.



Lifestyles

Drama guild suits up for adult theater workshop
By Staff Report
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at acting, or refresh and refine your technique, then the River Region Drama Guild’s adult theater workshop is for you.
Evacuation Vacation
By Heather R. Breaux
Along with Hurricane Gustav came a lot more than just forced evacuations and debris pick-ups across the parish.
The Cook’s Corner
By Staff Report
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
Camera Shootout 2008
By Staff Report
“Neighbors” by Dale Weldon got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Dale.
Camera Shootout 2008
By Staff Report
“Sleeping” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the August winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Erica.