Volume 137 Number 39 - Sep 30, 2010

News

82-year-old arrested for shooting burglar
Cops say he wasn't threatened
An 82-year-old St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated battery on Friday after he shot at a man who was allegedly trying to rob him.

Borromeo’s history dates back to before Declaration of Independence
Fr. Harry Bugler stands in front of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. He has been with the church, which is a place of worship for more than 2,300 families, since 2001. St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church seamlessly blends its rich history on the East Bank with current and relevant ministries and new traditions.

Community asked to clean up Saturday
Environmentally-conscious volunteers are being asked to clean up the parish this Saturday during the third annual Trash Bash Great American Cleanup.

Former DHS teacher back in jail
A former Destrehan High School band teacher that was accused of sleeping with a student in 2008 is back in jail after Judge M. Lauren Lemmon revoked his probation due to a recent arrest for breaking into a woman’s home.

HHS football game cancelled
Homecoming festivities will go on
Hahnville High School’s Friday football game has been cancelled after four students from opponent Vandebilt Catholic were killed in an automobile accident.

Luling businesswoman charged with theft of $1.1 million
Luling businesswoman Charlotte Troxler, who was arrested last year and charged with stealing more than $300,000 from two car dealerships, is now accused of stealing more than $700,000 from Saints owner Tom Benson.

Members of St. Rose car burglary ring plead guilty
Three people that were arrested for taking part in a St. Rose vehicle burglary ring pled guilty last week before Judge Emile St. Pierre.

Norco student gets chance of a lifetime
Norco’s Bobby Clement poses with Saints merchandise, including a pair of Tracy Porter’s gloves, that he received after winning a contest to serve as the team’s junior tee retriever. Serves as tee retriever for Saints, comes home with cornerback’s gloves
When Sandra LeBourgeois entered her grandson Bobby Clement into a Copeland’s contest for a Saints junior tee retriever, she never dreamed that he would win. But while driving home one day, she received a call.

Parish’s newest attraction opens Saturday
Emma Rome plays on the monkey bars at Wetland Watchers Park, which will have its grand opening on Saturday. The park, which sits upon the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, has a playground, picnic pavilions and a nature trail. Education, recreation go hand-in-hand at Wetland Watchers Park
Residents from around the area will get their first look at St. Charles Parish’s most unique attraction with the grand opening of Wetland Watchers Park on Oct. 2.

Property taxes, School Board race on ballot Oct. 2
With elections coming up on Oct. 2, St. Charles Parish voters have a lot to consider before heading to the polls. This weekend, votes will be tallied for a single open School Board seat and property taxes for libraries, the E-911 system and roadway lighting for 10 years.


Sports

Destrehan will count on defense to slow explosive Lutcher attack
By Jonathan Menard
Behind an excellent performance from his defense, sophomore quarterback Dillan Dent helped lead the Destrehan Wildcats to a 14-12 win over John Ehret in the first start of his career.
Former HHS star Lockett lost for season
By Mike Detillier
Former Hahnville High School and All-SEC defensive end Kentrell Lockett was lost for the remainder of the 2010 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the Ole Miss Rebels 55-38 victory over Fresno State.
Time is now to prepare for upcoming hunting season
By Bruce McDonald
Most outdoorsmen have success due to preparation. Fishermen spend hours organizing their tackle boxes, cleaning reels, changing line, or spending time at a local tackle shop.
Comets must limit touches for star Newman receiver
By Jonathan Menard
In their first district game, St. Charles Catholic jumped on top of Lusher and never looked back as they ran away with a 59-6 victory last week.

Our View

It’s time to vote on Saturday, again
St. Charles Parish has the second of three elections in a very short period of time this Saturday. Unfortunately, that will not produce a very large turnout.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Arrests •Lance M. Champagne, 24, of 118 Gassen St. in Luling, was arrested on Sept. 18 and charged with possession of Hydrocodone, possession of Morphine, simple burglary, disturbing the peace, public intimidation and theft of goods.



Lifestyles

Sisters clean-up Ormond Blvd.
From staff and wire reports
The Sisters of Kappa Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Luling participated in this year's Beach Sweep 2010. The group picked up about 75 pounds of trash on Ormond Boulevard from Airline Highway to River Road.
Cherry Bread Pudding
From staff and wire reports
Ingredients: Bread Pudding 18 1/2-inch slices (1 pound loaf) Challah or other egg bread
Get it growing: LA super plants
Special to the Herald-Guide
By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist In October, the LSU AgCenter presents its new plant promotion program called Louisiana Super Plants. The Louisiana Super Plants program is an educational and marketing campaign that highlights tough and beautiful plants that perform well in Louisiana landscapes. New selections will be announced and promoted each spring and fall.
Grandpa’s girl
From staff and wire reports
Boutte Christian Academy recently invited all of the students’ grandparents to a special day of appreciation.

Obituaries

Allen
Ginger Claire Mongrue Allen passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.
Guidry
Stanley Joseph Guidry, 81, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2010.