Volume 140 Number 43 - Oct 24, 2013


Luling Presbyterian, Methodist churches will combine services
The final worship service at the Luling United Methodist Church in Luling will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3. After that, the church will move into a unique partnership with a different denomination.

Most St. Charles bridges are in good condition
Only 4 deemed structurally deficient
Louisiana is one of the worst states in the country when it comes to bridge upkeep, however, St. Charles Parish is one of the better parishes statewide when is comes to bridge maintenance.

Report: DHS football under investigation for cheating
Report: DHS football under investigation for cheating According to the Shreveport Times, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is looking into allegations that a member of the Destrehan High School football staff cheated to give the team an advantage before Friday’s game against South Lafourche.


Hahnville unable to overcome stiff East St. John defense in 12-28 loss
Kyle Barnett
Whatever Hahnville did on offense, East St. John matched up against them on defense and did not budge all night long.
South Lafourche’s multiple looks make them tough for Wildcats to prepare for
Jonathan Menard
After systematically dismantling Central Lafourche 37-3 last week with their dominant defense and explosive offense, Destrehan is preparing for one of their toughest district games of the season against South Lafourche.
HHS must win final 3 games of season to guarantee playoff spot
Kyle Barnett
The Hahnville Tigers are coming off a tough homecoming loss against East St. John, but they need to put that game behind them as they gear up to take on the H.L. Bourgeois Braves.
Week seven players of the week
From staff and wire reports
Players of the week for week seven of the 2013 high school football season.
Saints’ bright spots outweigh negatives
Mike Detillier
If I would have told you back in July that coming out of the bye week the New Orleans Saints would be 5-1, everyone would have taken that deal.
Despite miscues, Destrehan remains perfect with 49-24 win
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan Wildcats remained perfect on the season after storming back from a second-quarter deficit to knock off South Lafourche, 49-24.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Oct. 24)
From staff and wire reports
•Anthony D. Doresy, 47, of 305 Goodchildren St. in Boutte, was arrested on Oct. 11 and charged with DWI, not using a turning signal, disregarding a stop sign and open container.


Book Review: “Gun Machine”
Special to the Herald-Guide
Gun Machine, written by Warren Ellis, is a fast paced thriller, which will leave you on the edge of your seat, clinging to every word.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Fredo”
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase is Fredo.
DHS National Merit semi-finalist
From staff and wire reports
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Hahnville couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary
From staff and wire reports
Lionel and Veronica Aucoin recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Paradis Volunteer Fire Department Fire Prevention exercise
From staff and wire reports
Paradis VFD participated in a Fire Prevention exercise at 4-Stars Daycare to teach kids about Fire Safety, Fire Prevention, and Firefighter Awareness.
Destrehan woman appointed to state board
From staff and wire reports
Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the appointment of Martina Musmeci Salles, MPH, RD, LDN, of Destrehan, to the Louisiana State Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition.
Norco Primary School’s PTO Board
From staff and wire reports
Norco Primary School has announced the 2013-2014 Parent Teacher Organization Board.
St. Charles Borromeo Student Council officers named
From staff and wire reports
Student Council officers at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan are Brianne Milioto, Chaplain; Macy Champagne, Vice-president; Ashley Deshotel, President; Abby Bryant, Sergeant-At-Arms; Brittany Beba, Secretary and Justin Rigby, Treasurer.
Mimosa Park Red Ribbon week
From staff and wire reports
This week Mimosa Park Students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week. They have pledged to stay drug and alcohol free. Students have also pledged to not bully their peers or friends.
Harry Hurst Middle School book talks
From staff and wire reports
Book Talks in JulieAnna Smith’s reading class have begun. A book talk is where students speak with the intent to convince someone to read a book.


P.J. Rogers, 87, a resident of Des Allemands, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Oct. 9. He passed peacefully at the South East Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve.
Rosalie Matherne Beadle of Des Allemands, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 13 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Raceland on Aug. 30, 1944.