Volume 138 Number 35 - Sep 01, 2011

News

HHS track causing a sticky situation
An attempt to repair the track was unsuccessful resulting in a sticky substance that led to shoe prints. School officials are seeking a legal opinion because of the massive deterioration of the Hahnville High School track after only seven years of use. The track can no longer be used for meets because of the degraded surface structure.

Schools more descriptive with accounts payable info
After months of work, St. Charles Parish Public Schools were able to revise their accounts payable to include more descriptive information on each expense every month.

Vandals shoot up pump station, slash tires
Authorities are searching for vandals, who in separate incidents, fired gunshots at the Kellogg pump station in Luling and slashed tires on Woodland Drive in Boutte.


Sports

Jesuit offense will provide major test for Hahnville
By Jonathan Menard
After a sluggish performance in a scrimmage against St. Charles Catholic, the Hahnville Tigers impressed in a 33-8 victory over St. James in last week’s jamboree. But the Tigers will need to take another giant leap forward if they hope to knock off Jesuit in the season opener for both schools.
Strong South Lafourche O-line could be challenge for DHS
By Jonathan Menard
Destrehan's defense was supposed to lead the charge for the Wildcats this season as they look to rebound from last year's 3-7 record. After their 14-6 jamboree victory over a powerful Lutcher offense, that appears to be right on target.
Jesuit tops Hahnville, 28-13
By Jonathan Menard
The Hahnville defense had no answer for Jesuit tailback Paul Stanton, who rushed for 214 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Blue Jays past the Tigers, 28-13.
Strong South Lafourche O-line could be challenge for DHS
By Jonathan Menard
Destrehan's defense was supposed to lead the charge for the Wildcats this season as they look to rebound from last year's 3-7 record. After their 14-6 jamboree victory over a powerful Lutcher offense, that appears to be right on target.
Wildcats power past South Lafourche, 37-20
By Eric LeBlanc
After Tropical Storm Lee delayed the game three days, the Destrehan Wildcats and South Lafourche Tarpons finally took the field on Monday night in the first regular season game of the year. And the Wildcats scored early and often on their way to a convincing 37-20 victory.
Jefferson scores 3 TDs in Desterhan rout
By Jonathan Menard
Destrehan receiver Rickey Jefferson scored three touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 45-22 win over St. James Friday night.
8 different Tigers score in 56-0 win
By Eric LeBlanc
After suffering a tough loss last week to Jesuit, the Hahnville Tigers were out to prove something this week. And a 56-0 victory over the Istrouma Indians was a pretty strong statement.

Editorial

Coastal future can still look bright
By Allen Lottinger
After visiting Grand Isle this past week, it’s obvious there are abundant crabs and edible fish along the shoreline. Much like it was before BP struck its oily blow last year.
School teacher as good a foe as any
Special to the Herald-Guide
By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.com
Some parish voters will have new districts
Special to the Herald-Guide
By Renee Simpson
EPA’s new air rule is harmful, scary
By Dan Juneau
When I was a kid, there was a personable little cartoon character named Casper the Friendly Ghost. He was harmless, likeable, and not at all scary once you got to know him.




Lifestyles

Calling all brides, past and present
From staff and wire reports
Did you recently get married, or has it been decades since you tied the knot? Whether you were wearing the latest and greatest dress and accessories or you are pictured with big 80s hair - every bride is perfect on her big day.
September is time to prune, fertilize
LSU AgCenter News
By Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
Cajun blackened turkey cutlets
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Find endless opportunities at 4-H
From staff and wire reports
The 4-H Youth Development Program has been a long-lasting tradition in Louisiana with over 100 years in existence. As a program that once started as a corn club, 4-H has changed throughout the years and has grown to offer a wide variety of educational opportunities that continues to promote youth development through experiential learning.
Local businessman joins March of Dimes
From staff and wire reports
More than 10,000 of Louisiana babies will be born premature this year and local businessman Ray Tyree is working with the March of Dimes to change this.
Book Review: "1984"
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Lauren DesChamps
Memorial tournament draws 72 fishermen
By Michelle Stuckey
The Fishing For Frankie Memorial Tournament took place last weekend and drew 72 fishermen and a crowd of about 250 people.

Obituaries

Marion Trauth Bergeron
Marion Trauth Bergeron, 91, a native of Boutte and Paradis and resident of Des Allemands, died on Aug. 26, 2011.