Volume 136 Number 18 - Apr 30, 2009


Airline barrier on the way
State finishes engineering on guardrail barrier, set for bid on May 27
For decades, parish residents have wondered how long it would be before some type of barrier was put in place along Airline Highway to prevent wayward vehicles from sinking into the deep canal.

Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast
Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast For those who knew Des Allemands resident Ronnie P. Tregre, they’ll remember him as a man passionate about many things - like family, friends and piloting - and as a man who died doing what he loved.

Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards
Herald-Guide takes 8 first place awards Wins include best in General Excellence, Sports, Lifestyles
The St. Charles Herald-Guide finished with eight first-place awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2008, including Best Sports Coverage, Best Lifestyles Coverage and General Excellence.

New boat launch in the works
Parish looking at 13 acres between Pier 2, Pier 90
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has met with representatives from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries about the construction of a new boat launch between Pier 2 and Pier 90 on Highway 90.


Mustangs headed to Global World Series
Staff Report
The Mustangs Baseball travel team won the Magnolia Classic Championship game in Gulfport, MS this past weekend, April 25th and 26th.
Quiet confidence leads Lady Tigers back to Sulphur
Special to the Herald-Guide
The Hahnville Lady Tigers are state tournament bound, thanks to a 7-1 regional playoff win at Chalmette last Friday.
Destrehan needs win against Dutchtown to force one-game playoff for district title
Special to the Herald-Guide
Going into Tuesday's game against Dutchtown, Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet said he didn't think Griffin pitcher Dillon Day could pitch any better than he did during a 2-0 win against the Wildcats earlier this season.

Our View

We caused problem, now time to correct it
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to spend some $1.7 million of stimulus package money on making the Davis Pond Diversion Project in St. Charles Parish work effectively.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Woman reports Spillway rape A 33-year-old Jefferson Parish woman stated that a white male entered her vehicle in Metairie, punching her in the back of the head and forcing her to drive to the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The man then allegedly raped the woman twice before driving away in her vehicle. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone having any information is asked to contact Detective Pertuis at 985-783-1135.


HHS actors re-animates lovable Peanuts gang
Staff Report
Don't be like Charlie Brown and miss the bus! Join the Hahnville High School Thespian Society for a two-night only special engagement of the new, revised, Broadway version of “You're a good man Charlie Brown,” May 14 at 7 p.m. and May 17 at 3 p.m. in the HHS auditorium.
Glynn Rhodes stays healthy, helps others along the way
Heather R. Breaux
In an intimate 10-person exercise session, Glynn Rhodes teaches his weekly Body Bootcamp class at the Fitness Club in Luling each Monday evening.
Herald-Guide People Watch
Staff Report
In conjunction with the St. Charles Community Health Center, the Second Harvest Food Bank helped qualifying St. Charles Parish families receive food and other necessary items at a recent food drive.
The Cook's Corner
Staff Report
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
St. Charles Art Guild NEWS
Heather R. Breaux
The St. Charles Art Guild will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at the First United Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling.
Boudreaux - Zammit Engagement
Staff Report
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Boudreaux of Raceland are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Kali Ann Boudreaux to Blake Matthew Zammit, son of Mr. Eric Zammit and Mrs. Candis Patecek.