Volume 137 Number 44 - Nov 04, 2010

News

Arrest made in birthday party shooting
Bobby Williams Three men fired shots after being told to leave
A Killona man who had been sought in connection with a shooting at a child’s birthday party last year has been arrested, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Cruising for a good cause
Adam Linebarger, a representative for Camp Friendship, peeks into a car that was signed by other camp goers. Camp Friendship, which gives children with Spina Bifida the chance to swim, camp outdoors and perform arts and crafts, will be the beneficiary of Luling car show earns big money for Spina Bifida camp
For kids like Adam Linebarger, life can be difficult. Adam, 7, has Spina Bifida, a birth defect that has no cure and a wide range of conditions associated with it including mobility impairments, bowel and bladder complications, tendonitis and learning disabilities.

Family stunned by son’s brain tumor, friends chip in to help
Brady Sessions, 8, (far left) poses for a family picture with his parents Jay and Stacy, and his 5-year-old brother Nate. Co-workers and friends know Stacy and Jay Sessions of Destrehan as being “the nicest people you would ever want to know,” but tragedy struck them last month when their 8-year-old son Brady was diagnosed with a temporal lobe brain tumor.

Grave Blessing
Grave Blessing Father Joseph Duc Dzien blesses graves on All Saints Day at St. Gertrude Cemetery.

How did Black Prince Island get it’s name?
After receiving numerous emails and phone calls regarding the Air Force jet that crashed into Mud Lake in the early 1950s, the Herald-Guide is asking for community help in solving another area mystery.

Man charged with bilking Destrehan home owner
Albert R. Buras A Destrehan man was arrested after authorities say he received more than $10,000 to perform home renovations and then failed to perform any work.

Scam seeks account info through email, fake web page
Many residents around the parish have received an email purporting to be from First National Bank USA that tells them that their account has been suspended, but the bank is warning customers that it would never send such an email.


Sports

Wildcats could sneak into playoffs with win over St. Amant
By Eric LeBlanc
The past few weeks have not been kind to the Destrehan Wildcats with four consecutive losses to four of the best teams in the state. While that trend seemed like it was going to continue at halftime last Friday as the East Ascension Spartans held a 13-0 lead, the Wildcats pulled out a stunning 27-point second half to take the game 27-20.
Tigers must make East St. John offense one dimensional
By Jonathan Menard
The Hahnville Tigers put together one of their best games of the year in their 38-13 win over St. Amant last week, and must equal that performance if they hope to pick up a victory in an epic clash with East St. John (8-1).
Players of the Week
From staff and wire reports

Our View

Democracy prevails in election Tuesday
It’s the economy, stupid. We hope that’s the outlook of President Barack Obama after the Republicans gained a majority in the House and almost in the Senate Tuesday.




Lifestyles

Recipe: Scallopini and ravioli
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Remember to change batteries for daylight-saving time Nov. 7
From staff and wire reports
Daylight-saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7 and marks the 23rd anniversary of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program, created by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), which reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the fall time change.

Obituaries

Claude Joseph Autin
Claude Joseph Autin, 83, a retired self -employed businessman, died at his home on Oct. 30, 2010.
Nolan Philip Knoblock Jr.
Nolan Philip Knoblock Jr., 61, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 30.