Volume 137 Number 32 - Aug 12, 2010


National mag touts parish to industry
Businesses looking to expand operations are again looking to St. Charles Parish and the surrounding region thanks to a new article in Expansion Solutions Magazine.

Police make arrest in armed robbery of St. Rose Driving Range
Police make arrest in armed robbery of St. Rose Driving Range A 41-year-old St. Rose man has been arrested for allegedly robbing the St. Rose Driving Range and fleeing with an unknown amount of money, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Police: Man who attempted to meet 14-year-old for sex arrested in undercover sting
Neil Romano A 52-year-old West Virginia man was arrested after attempting to meet a 14-year-old girl he had chatted with online for sex. What Neil Romano, of 152 Tioga Fork Road in Craigsville, didn’t know was that he had been chatting with an undercover officer.

School bus goes up in flames during mock run in St. Rose
During a mock run to get ready for the new school year, a St. Charles Parish school bus caught fire and was destroyed.

Withdraw gives School Board seat to Bernard
Melinda Huff Bernard Opponent said former principal had too much experience
The School Board race for the district 2 seat is over, and Melinda Huff Bernard has come out victorious.


Dedication of Wetlands park set for Oct. 2
From staff and wire reports
Wetland Watchers Park, a 28-acre facility located to the east of the Bonnet Carre Spillway’s Lower Guide Levee on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain will be dedicated on Oct. 2.
Return to Grand Isle yields specs, great camp living
Bruce McDonald
Last week, we were invited to spend the weekend at a Tony and Ann Taylor's family camp on Grand Isle.
Destrehan Taekwondo students sweep through tourney
From staff and wire reports
Destrehan Taekwondo (TKD) students recently competed in the Tiger-Rock Taekwondo World Championships in Jackson, Miss. from July 16-17.


Our View

Paul Maillard needs improvements
In yonder days, Paul Maillard Road was the main street of Luling. It still is a main street in that it commands much of the traffic going from U. S. 90 to River Road.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law


Baker-Tregre engagement
From staff and wire reports
Carol Anne Baker and Gerald Paul Tregre are pleased to announce their engagement.
Book Review: 'The Lovely Bones'
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Victoria Palamone
Pets of the Week
From staff and wire reports
Parish dogs, Lil Bit and Emma, are up for adoption.


Former St. Anthony pastor remembered for prayerful missions
Monsignor Robert Ignatius Guste, 83, dearly beloved and renowned Roman Catholic evangelist, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, August 3, 2010.
Robert Joseph Lorio
Robert Joseph Lorio, 67, a native and resident of Hahnville, was entrusted to God’s loving care on Friday, August 6, 2010 at his home.
Jeanette Fanguy Cologne
Jeanette Fanguy Cologne, 73, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in Raceland.