Volume 139 Number 2 - Jan 12, 2012

News

Charges, pictures of every inmate go online
Visitors on the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office website will now be able to see the faces that go with the names of every inmate incarcerated at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center. New features on the website’s jail roster will also allow viewers to see the inmates’ charges.

Construction will take bike path from New Sarpy to Spillway
Walkers, bikers and joggers will soon be able to travel from New Sarpy to the Bonnet Carre Spillway on a new paved path after the council approved two construction contracts for the East Bank Multi-Use Mississippi Levee path.

Student-created website gives interactive parish history lesson
The website will have an interactive timeline that will make it easy to scroll through years of parish history. Parishioners will soon be able to browse through centuries of parish history with the click of a button. The St. Charles Museum and Historical Association has partnered with the Satellite Center to create a new website to preserve information for the next generation.


Sports

Hahnville wrestlers take home tourney crown
From staff and wire reports
On Jan. 7 Hahnville High School’s wrestling team traveled to Belle Chase to compete in wrestling duals.
Lady Tigers push district winning streak to 7 games
By Jonathan Menard
The Hahnville Lady Tigers soccer team continues to crush the competition in District 8-1, increasing their league record to 7-0 after wins over both Bonnabel and Riverdale.

Editorial

Dear Editor
Letters to the Editor
The implication of education reform can be found as near as our local St. Charles Public Schools. The products emerging from the interactive media class at the Satellite Center are stellar!
Eliminating mid-year budget cuts
By C.B. Forgotston
Mid-year budget cuts to state agencies in recent years have become chronic. Whenever a problem becomes chronic it is time to do something about it.

Sheriffs Reports

Sheriff's Reports
From staff and wire reports
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.



Lifestyles

Resolve to eat healthy this year
LSU AgCenter News
If you ask the average Joe (or Jane) about his New Year’s resolutions, chances are losing weight is going to be toward the top of the list, as each year seemingly countless Americans resolve to shed the extra pounds they’re carrying.
La. farmers withstand drought, floods in ‘11
LSU AgCenter News
In a year marked by drought and floods, Louisiana farmers still managed to have a good year in 2011.
Farmers’ Market giving free trees for Arbor Day
From staff and wire reports
Communities where many good trees have been established and more are being planted demonstrate a feeling of continuity with the past and anticipation for the future.
Try a horticulture resolution this year
LSU AgCenter News
By LSU AgCenter Horticulturists Dan Gill, Kyle Huffstickler and Allen Owings
River Region Ballet group performed at nursing home
From staff and wire reports
The River Region Ballet continues its dedication to bring the arts to the community through several outreach programs.
Recipe: Buffalo chicken chili
From staff and wire reports
Courtesy of Family Features
Book review: “Best Friends Forever”
Special to the Herald-Guide
Reviewed by Randi Beltz
VIPs: Very Important Parishioners
From staff and wire reports
HHS teacher receives grant
From staff and wire reports
Congratulations to Hahnville High School science teacher Mary Hoffmann and her environmental science classes for being awarded a grant from Entergy Nuclear and Waterford 3 for $7,800.
Edible Enterprises gets $50k grant
From staff and wire reports
Edible Enterprises, a food business incubator run by Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana Inc., recently received a $50,000 grant from The Louisiana Business Incubation Association and the Louisiana Economic Development Department for food processing equipment and building upgrades.

Obituaries

James "Shorty" Candies Jr.
James "Shorty" Candies Jr., 74, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011.
Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr.
Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr., 62, passed away at home surrounded by family on Dec. 28, 2011.
Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau
Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau, 73, passed away on Jan. 5, 2012 at her residence.
Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer
Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer, 56, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at his residence after a long illness.