Volume 137 Number 36 - Sep 09, 2010

News

4,500-pound tanks lifted from pump station
Two fuel tanks at the East Bank hurricane protection levee in St. Rose were discovered stolen on Sept. 3, according to Public Works Assistant Director Bob Dublan.

Anglers ticketed for catching 92 bass
Two Jefferson Parish men were cited after Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found them in possession of 92 black bass that were caught in Lake Cataouatche.

Arc moving to Hwy. 90 to expand services
One of the services that the Arc hopes to expand with their move is bead recycling. The Arc of St. Charles is relocating a majority of its services to Highway 90, which will allow them to expand upon their shredding business while also allowing more room for their thrift store.

Kayak racer to cross Lake Pontchartrain to honor friend
Richard Savoi will paddle 24 miles across Lake Pontchartrain to raise money for the family of Jim Bueche, who recently passed away from cancer. Fellow Monsanto employee recently died of cancer
What started out as a fundraiser to fight cancer is now a memorial to a late friend, father and husband.

New trash proposal would save over $1 million
SDT Waste and Debris Services has offered the parish a waste-hauling proposal that the company says would result in savings of more than $1.3 million over the next five years.

Police: Teen tries to kill neighbor by setting house on fire
Allegedly broke windows then threw lit items into home
A former Destrehan High School student was arrested on Sept. 1 and charged with attempted first degree murder.

Tasty entrees at value pricing draw crowds at new hospital cafe
Tressy Perrier serves food at the hospital’s new Oyster’s Pearl cafe and grill. The affordable prices set the cafe apart from other restaurants. For years, the hospital cafeteria has served as a secret dining destination for parish workers and office staff on the West Bank. But after a new renovation, the Oyster’s Pearl won’t stay a secret for long.


Sports

Tigers plan to knock out Sarah Reed before fourth quarter
By Eric LeBlanc
The Hahnville Tigers escaped with a 31-27 victory on Friday night after the John Ehret Patriots made a late charge.
Destrehan must contain Thibodaux ground game to win
By Jonathan Menard
Destrehan suffered a heartbreaking, 13-12 defeat to Helen Cox last week in a game where the Wildcats had several chances to clinch the victory.
Blast, cast during action-packed Labor Day
By Bruce McDonald
Labor Day usually means taking it easy around the BBQ pit.
Players of the week - Sept. 9
From staff and wire reports
Destrehan stuns Thibodaux, 27-12
By Jonathan Menard
The Wildcats didn’t resemble the team that lost last week on a last second field goal to Helen Cox. Instead, a fired-up Destrehan squad used dominant defense and a power running game to gash No. 7 ranked Thibodaux 27-12.
Tigers dominate Sarah Reed, 56-6
By Eric LeBlanc
Domination is a strong word, but not strong enough to describe the Hahnville Tigers’ 56-6 victory over the Sarah Reed Olympians on Friday night at Tiger Stadium.

Our View

We should not 'turn the page'
President Barack Obama has “turned the page” on trying to restore the mid-east into a democratic society where muslims, christians and all else can live in peace. Is that the way the world is going where we are always at risk from foreign attacks?

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Leonardo I. Cerrato, 34, of 2608 Island Meadow in Marrero, was arrested on Aug. 30 and charged with possession of stolen auto over $500 and not obeying a traffic control signal.



Lifestyles

The time is now for fall and winter crops
Special to the Herald-Guide
By LSU AgCenter horticulturalists
The time is now for fall and winter crops
Special to the Herald-Guide
By LSU AgCenter horticulturalists
Book Review: 'Twenty Boy Summer'
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Allison Robin
Recipe: Turkey sausage and lentil soup
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
VIP: Nathean P. Robinson
From staff and wire reports
Air National Guard Airman Nathean P. Robinson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Dutreix-Ford engagement
From staff and wire reports
On September 10, Amber Lynn Dutreix of Luling and Aaron John-Patrick Ford of Paradis will celebrate their marriage at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan.