Volume 138 Number 28 - Jul 14, 2011


Bonnet, Carre saved from spillway flooding, but looking for home
Bonnet (left) and Carre were rescued from the spillway in May. A Des Allemands woman is hoping for a new life for two kittens she found when the Bonnet Carre Spillway was flooded in May.

Coach of ‘Bayou Boys’ passes away days before honor
Morris Friloux coached the “Bayou Boys” to an undefeated season in 1961 and started the first Catfish Bowl, which his team won that year. Friloux, along with the surviving members of his team, were to be honored at the Louisiana Catfish Festival, but he p Led small Des Allemands squad to ‘61 title
When a small football team from Des Allemands, who captured the heart of their community 50 years ago, was honored during the Louisiana Catfish Festival there was one notable absence.

Harry Hurst wing delay won’t affect opening date
Harry Hurst wing delay won’t affect opening date Construction on a new wing at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan has been delayed about 100 days while contractors wait for the delivery of steel for the structure.

Locals vie for state seats
Smith to run for Senate, Norco lawyer for rep
Voters still have a few months to register to vote in the October elections this year, but candidates are already announcing their intentions to represent the St. Charles area in state government.

Luling man charged with raping ex-girlfriend
A Luling man has been arrested after authorities say he forced his way into the home of an ex-girlfriend and raped her before falling asleep in her home.

Train like police at free academy
For the first time ever, residents will get to see what it is like to be a police officer in St. Charles Parish by learning the ins and outs of the department.


Our View

Congress must make big decisions soon
What takes place in Washington D. C. in the next few days can determine how our country goes in the years ahead. Whether or not to raise the debt limit is the big question. How to pay for our deficit in the future could provide the answer.

Sheriffs Reports

From staff and wire reports
•Sharon D. Thomas, 48, of 932 E. Lawson St. in New Sarpy, was arrested on July 3 and charged with D.W.I., reckless operation and driver not licensed.


The crickets are coming
LSU AgCenter News
By Rene’G. Schmit, LSU AgCenter County Agent
It’s a boy!
From staff and wire reports
Brayden Gabriel Robertson was born on Saturday, April 30 at 6:16 p.m. at River Parishes Hospital to proud parents Gabrielle Jade Roy of Norco and Brad Michael Robertson of Wallace.
Book Review: “Heaven is for Real”
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Ashley Folse
Hardy Mexican Chili
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Remembering our history
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Museum and Historical Association presented Dan Rasmussin’s book “American Uprising” to all middle and high school libraries in the parish and to teachers who cover Louisiana history.