Volume 137 Number 35 - Sep 02, 2010

News

Committee says $10 million expansion of pre-kindergarten program worth the money
The St. Charles Parish School Board Finance Committee recently discussed the feasibility of expanding the parish’s current pre-kindergarten program to include every 4-year-old in the parish.

Family battles cancer twice, calls on ABC show for help
Duston Frickey and Vanessa Frank met and fell in love while caring for their children at St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Duston’s 2-year-old daughter, Briauna, was diagnosed before her first birthday with eye cancer, while Vanessa’s 5-year-old son, Devin, has leukemia.

For $30 a day new clinic will care for elderly, disabled
The St. Charles Community Health Center is close to breaking ground on a 27,000 square-foot facility in Norco that will provide healthcare, dentistry, podiatry and psychiatry services.

Man robbed at gunpoint after leaving Southpark Tavern
A Des Allemands man was robbed at gunpoint last week after leaving Southpark Tavern in Boutte, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

New Orleans man found guilty of Hahnville murder
A New Orleans man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of a Hahnville man at Raintree Court Apartments in December of 2008.

New Tiger, Wildcat websites unveiled
New Tiger, Wildcat websites unveiled Fans can view news, rosters, standings and upload pictures, videos
A new football season is upon us and the Herald-Guide has unveiled two websites that will make following the Hahnville Tigers and the Destrehan Wildcats even easier.

Norco business fails to pay $74,000 in overtime
The owner of an electrical services company in Norco pled guilty last week for failure to pay his employees more than $70,000 in overtime and filing false documents that claimed each employee was paid.


Sports

Blitz-heavy Ehret will test Tiger offensive line
By Jonathan Menard
The Hahnville Tigers picked up a 14-0 victory over St. James in their jamboree, but the offense stumbled throughout the night due to penalties that hampered several important series.
Coach impressed by defense, still needs offense to get on roll
By Jonathan Menard
In both the preseason scrimmage and the jamboree, Destrehan head coach Chris Stroud has singled out the play of his defense, which has managed to hold a pair of talented offenses in check.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Benjamin W. Nichols, 22, of 256 Janet Drive in St. Rose, was arrested on Aug. 24 and charged with simple rape.



Lifestyles

Grow zinnias in indoor bouquets
By Rene' Schmit
Colorful, flowering bouquets arranged with textured foliage make homes more comfortable and enjoyable throughout the winter months. One of the easier and more dependable flowering plants that delivers a rainbow of color for making indoor arrangements is zinnias.
Recipe: Grilled Steak Pizza
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Price Anniversary
From staff and wire reports
Dennis and Ernestine Price celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by flying their family to South Dakota, where they were married.
Book Review: 'The Chronicles of the Black Company'
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Mohammed Mohammed
VIPs: Courtney Speice and Alexis Johnson
From staff and wire reports
Bible school welcomed special summer guest
From staff and wire reports
Canaan Baptist Church in Killona held its annual Vacation Bible School in July at the Killona Fire Department building.
Congratulations, graduate!
From staff and wire reports
Dawn Matherne Meyer, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Eric J. Matherne of Bayou Gauche, completed her PhD at the University of California Los Angeles.