Volume 135 Number 37 - Sep 11, 2008
|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
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
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
A Westwego man was killed when his 1999 Chevrolet Suburban ran into a Mack garbage truck at 5 a.m. on Aug. 28.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEAGUE WINNERS. The West St. Charles 15 and 16-year-old Little League placed third the in district tournament.
Hahnville High School students from LA-933 attended a week long Summer Leadership School sponsored by the Senior ROTC Program at Louisiana Tech University.
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.
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.
Heather R. Breaux
Along with Hurricane Gustav came a lot more than just forced evacuations and debris pick-ups across the parish.
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
“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.
“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.