Volume 140 Number 11 - Mar 14, 2013

News

Police: Montz man choked, beat woman until she blacked out
A Montz man who allegedly choked and beat his children’s mother before barricading her in her home was arrested in Mississippi after fleeing St. Charles Parish.

Robbers strike Circle K in Boutte
The Circle K on Highway 90 in Boutte was robbed early this morning, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Greg Champagne.

Scott’s Grocery rebounds from fatal fire
New owner lost mother, daughter in tragedy
When 55-year-old Catherine Scott-Isaac and her three-year-old granddaughter died in a house fire in Killona in mid-December, it was a tremendous blow to the community.


Sports

Destrehan remains red hot at Jay Patterson Memorial
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan baseball team, which was already off to its best start in four years, put up an impressive showing at the Jay Patterson Memorial Tournament by going 3-1 with victories over some of the top teams in the area.
Lady Tigers sweep tourney, improve to 11-1 on season
Jonathan Menard
Somebody forgot to tell the Lady Tigers that this was supposed to be a rebuilding year. Despite losing more than half of their starters from last season, Hahnville swept perennial powers Live Oak, Vandebilt Catholic and Chapelle during last weekend’s Catfish Classic to improve to 11-1 on the season.
Lady Wildcats extend win streak to 5 games
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan softball team continued their hot start by winning all three of their games in the Catfish Classic, which improved their record to 10-3 on the season.
Tigers struggle during tough stretch
Jonathan Menard
After starting the season with an impressive 8-1 record, the Hahnville Tigers struggled in their toughest stretch of the season, falling to top-ranked Barbe, St. Thomas More and Evangel over the weekend.
Memorial baseball tourney starts today
Jonathan Menard
Both Destrehan and Hahnville high schools will play host to some of the best baseball teams in the area this weekend at the Gerard Oubre Memorial Tournament.

Our View

Welcome to the Sportsman Show
Louisiana Publishing, publisher of Louisiana Sportsman as well as the St. Charles Herald-Guide, invites readers to attend the Louisiana Sportsman Show this weekend at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

Sheriffs Reports

Bar raid arrests
From staff and wire reports
•A.J. Fiffie, 28, of 409 Sycamore St. in Hahnville, was arrested on March 7 and charged with two attachments from the 29th Judicial District Court.



Lifestyles

St. Charles Borromeo student of the year
From staff and wire reports
Sarah Duhe and Alli Perilloux have been named "Student of the Year" for 2012-2013 at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan.
R.J. Vial Elementary young authors’ contest winners 2012-2013
From staff and wire reports
R.J. Vial Elementary young authors’ contest winners 2012-2013.
Lakewood students work on spelling
From staff and wire reports
In Ms. Francingues' 5th grade class at Lakewood Elementary, two students work on their spelling words together.
Research at Lakewood Elementary
From staff and wire reports
Jessica Brevelle’s fifth grade students at Lakewood Elementary School in Luling are busy working on research projects in preparation for the Social Studies Fair.
Studying the history of telling time
From staff and wire reports
William Reid, a Mimosa Park Elementary 1st grader in Lisa DeJean’s class, studied the history of telling time.
FBC Luling Youth Coat Drive
From staff and wire reports
The FBC Youth Ministry, under the leadership of Youth Pastor Daniel Martin, makes a yearly collection of coats for others in need.
R.J. Vial 4H club collects for the needy
From staff and wire reports
R. J. Vial Elementary School's 4 – H Club has been working hard for local causes. 4-H at R. J. Vial has been instrumental in collecting toys and canned goods for needy families.
Rodrigue-Labat engagement
From staff and wire reports
Keith and Connie Rodrigue of Thibodaux are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kourtney Lin Rodrigue, to René Christopher Labat, son of Ray and Regina Labat of Luling.
John Smith elected to second term as LSBA president
From staff and wire reports
John L. Smith, a veteran member of the St. Charles Parish School Board, was re-elected for a second term as president of the Louisiana School Boards Association during its annual convention held in Marksville on March 3-6.
7 Local girl scouts awarded
From staff and wire reports
Seven Girl Scout cadettes from St. Charles Parish recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a registered Girl Scout Cadette in grades 6-8 can achieve.
Youth experience Hands-on Learning at 4-H Project Day
From staff and wire reports
Eager to learn about 4-H curriculum project areas, 4-H members from throughout St. Charles Parish gathered to participate in FUNshops and contests to gain knowledge through hands-on learning activities at the annual 4-H Project Day, which was held at R.K. Smith Middle School.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Julius”
From staff and wire reports
This is Julius, a one-year-old male Corgi mix. Humane Society officials say Julius is a small dog who loves people and attention and thinks he is the only doggie in the world who really wants a home to call his own.

Obituaries

Mulder
Sharon Roeda Mulder, 63, a resident of Luling, left this world and joined her Savior on Saturday, March 9.