Volume 140 Number 48 - Nov 28, 2013

News

Luling bicyclist struck by car, killed on Highway 90
Luling bicyclist struck by car, killed on Highway 90 A bicyclist was killed after getting hit by a car at the intersection of Barton Avenue and Highway 90 in Luling at 8 p.m. Monday night.

Mary Tastet will fill abandoned St. Charles Parish Council seat
Mary Tastet will fill abandoned St. Charles Parish Council seat For the second time this year, Mary Tastet will take over for a St. Charles Parish Council member who resigned his seat.

Teddy bear drive keeps son’s legacy alive
A Luling mother is asking the community to help keep her son’s memory alive by purchasing teddy bears that will be delivered to children fighting cancer.


Sports

Wildcats faced with tough task of beating Dutchtown twice
Jonathan Menard
After rolling up more than 300 yards on the ground in their 34-7 win against Ruston, the Destrehan Wildcats advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals where they will face off against Dutchtown for the second time this season.
Barbe proves too much for Tigers to handle in 42-14 loss
Kyle Barnett
After the Barbe Buccaneers went up on the Hahnville Tigers 28-0 in the first half of last Friday’s game, it was apparent that the Tigers would need a miracle to make a comeback in the second round playoff game.
Former HHS QB named Freshman of the Year
Jonathan Menard
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon received a huge honor last week when he was named Freshman of the Year for the American Southwest Conference.
A lot at stake in showdown at Seattle
Mike Detillier
The Seattle Seahawks (10-1) play host to the New Orleans Saints (9-2) Monday night with a whole lot at stake.
Tigers 3-peat as district champs, finish 7th in state
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville Tigers have had a busy month, finishing the regular season as district champions for the third-straight year and coming in seventh place at the state meet.
7 Tiger wrestlers place in top 3 at Rebel Open
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville Tigers wrestling team started the season with an outstanding performance at the Rebel Open in Pearl River, Miss.
Hahnville, Destrehan soccer teams will face off in Steve Gleason fundraiser
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville boys soccer team is holding a No White Flags game when they host rival Destrehan on Thursday Dec. 5.
Playoffs week two players of the week
From staff and wire reports
Playoffs week two players of the week of the 2013 high school football season.
Destrehan knocks off Dutchtown, advances to state semifinals
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan offense didn't march up and down the field on Dutcthtown on Friday like they did in their 45-14 win against the Griffins earlier in the season, but the end result was the same.

Our View

Thankful for slow hurricane season, flood protection improvements
As we enter this Thanksgiving, the weather has been disagreeable. Although southeast Louisiana is generally blessed with mild temperatures at this time of the year, many of us have had to crank up our seldom used heaters as temperatures have plummeted and we have been kept damp by a steady mist.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Nov. 28)
From staff and wire reports
•Christopher Davis, 46, of 857 E. Harding St. in Destrehan, was arrested on Nov. 3 and charged with aggravated battery.



Lifestyles

Book review: “Bargain Fever”
Special to the Herald-Guide
You thought you’d never reach the door. There you were, day after Thanksgiving, three o’dark a.m., and the Black Friday line stretched a mile in front of you.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pets
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pets are kittens. There are currently several kittens available for adoption at the shelter.
4 generations of Linton Bergerons
From staff and wire reports
The Bergeron family of Luling recently celebrated four generations of Linton Bergerons.
St. Rose native completes basic training
From staff and wire reports
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ryaunte D. Price graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
St. Charles Borromeo School Thanksgiving food drive
From staff and wire reports
Students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently collected food items for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Lakewood Elementary book fair
From staff and wire reports
Fifth grade student Rhett Comeaux browsed the fall book fair at Lakewood Elementary.
Des Allemands firefighters teach fire safety
From staff and wire reports
The Des Allemands Fire Department recently visited students at Allemands Elementary to discuss Fire Safety.
Bridge Park car show
From staff and wire reports
A car show was held Saturday, Nov. 16 with a cruise night held the night before on Friday, Nov. 15.

Obituaries

Mondy
Phyllis R. Mondy, 81, a native of St. Francisville and resident of Luling, passed away on Oct. 13.
Samuel
Henry Isadore Samuel Sr., 77, was called to eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 24 at his home in Hahnville.
Dufrene
Gilbert Dufrene Jr., 85, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Nov. 20.
Cazalot
Erline “Nee Nee” Cazalot passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the age of 86.