Volume 140 Number 49 - Dec 05, 2013


Judge rules against parish in dispute with barge company
St. Charles Parish could be on the hook for more than $1.3 million in legal fees after losing a lawsuit over a zoning dispute with Hahnville-based barge fleet operator Bayou Fleet.


Trip to Dome at stake Wildcats battle No.1 Acadiana
Jonathan Menard
An appearance in the Superdome and a shot at Destrehan’s third state championship in seven seasons will be on the line when the No. 4 Wildcats take on No. 1 Acadiana Friday night in Lafayette.
Tigers try to make history
Mike Detillier
For LSU, the thrilling 31-27 victory over Arkansas gives the Tigers a shot to do something that no other LSU team has ever done.

Our View

Football is not a noise game
The gridiron has provided the location for a lot of thrilling sports activity in recent years. It is supposed to be a contest of how the players handle the oval football in running for touchdowns, throwing and catching passes, kicking the ball and getting it away from the opposition. But lately, another element has entered the competition - noise from the fans.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Dec. 5)
From staff and wire reports
• Sade M. Bright, 23, of 2041 Wagner St. in New Orleans, was arrested on Nov. 24 and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of alprazolam, possession of tramadol and driver not licensed.


Book review: “The Giver”
Special to the Herald-Guide
In The Giver, Lois Lowry creates a utopian society where pain and fear no longer exist.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet (Dec. 5)
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase is a kitten.