Volume 141 Number 4 - Jan 23, 2014


Residents rally around life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Residents rally around life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. St. Charles Parish residents marched on River Road from the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling to the Eual J. Landry Alternative Program Center in Hahnville to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.


Lady Wildcats extend streak, blow out Central Lafourche, 61-3
Jonathan Menard
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats, who haven’t lost a basketball game in nearly two months, extended their win streak to 16 games after beating a tough Thibodaux squad and cruising to an easy victory over Central Lafourche.
Hahnville falls to ESJ despite strong second half
Jonathan Menard
Despite outscoring East St. John in the second half, the Hahnville Tigers were unable to overcome a 40-21 first half deficit as they fell to the Wildcats, 79-67.
Lady Tigers knock off Terrebonne, fall to ESJ
Jonathan Menard
Janet Marshall scored 17 points to lead the Hahnville Lady Tigers to an important 52-45 win against Terrebonne on the road.
7 Tigers leave early for NFL
Mike Detillier
Last season LSU took a huge hit on the defensive side of the ball due to junior defections.


Analysis: Vitter gives Democrats the next move
Special to the Herald-Guide
By John Maginnis and Jeremy Alford It may be unprecedented to have three statewide-elected Republicans, all with their own individual strengths and weaknesses, eyeing the same seat in Louisiana, but U.S. Sen. David Vitter has made it a reality with his announcement for governor early Tuesday morning.

Our View

Vera Dufrene DeVille, 73, a native and resident of Bayou Gauche, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18.
St. Charles gets A+ for winter storm preparation
While many other areas around the south experienced gridlock due to winter storm conditions, St. Charles Parish and the rest of Louisiana made off much better in comparison.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (Jan. 23)
From staff and wire reports
•Brandon A. Biliot, 31, of 201 Oak Lane in Luling, was arrested on Jan. 16 and charged with failure to register and notify as a sex offender and a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office attachment.


Humane Society showcase adoption pet (Jan. 23)
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Dexter.
St. Rose Elementary students use mobile lab
From staff and wire reports
Students at St. Rose Elementary in Kristin Tabb’s fourth grade reading class used the school’s mobile lab to review for an upcoming test.
St. Borromeo breakfast at the manger
From staff and wire reports
Students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan greeted parents and students during the Mom’s Club annual Breakfast at the Manger.
HMS Runnerette Officers Receive Cords
From staff and wire reports
The HMS Runnerette officers recieved their officer’s cords recently. The officer cords were a gift from the Destrehan Desty Darlings, HMS’s big sisters in dance.