Volume 141 Number 6 - Feb 06, 2014


Another lawsuit filed against council over Aviation Board nominee
The St. Charles Parish Council is facing a lawsuit from former New Orleans Aviation Board nominee Neal Clulee.

State has fifth-highest rate of pedestrian deaths
13 struck by cars, killed in St. Charles
Louisiana has the fifth-highest pedestrian death rate in the country, according to a new report that cites 13 fatalities alone in St. Charles Parish from 2003 to 2012.

Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest
Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest The St. Charles Herald-Guide will give away $100 to one of our Facebook fans on Feb. 14 as a Valentine’s Day gift to a loyal reader.

Our View

Community Ed can help us all
The St. Charles Parish school system is remarkable in many ways, and one of those ways is with our Community Education program in which all of our citizens can get education in many subjects.


Satellite Center students visit Nims Film Center
From staff and wire reports
The Nims Film Center in Harahan recently opened their facilities to local high school students interested in careers in the film and television industries.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Sadie” (Feb. 6)
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Sadie.
St. Rose Elementary Children’s Book Week
From staff and wire reports
St. Charles Parish Public Library recently sponsored a book mark contest to celebrate Children’s Book Week.
Top sellers at R.J. Vial
From staff and wire reports
Top sellers for a fundraiser at R.J. Vial Elementary School were recently treated to a limousine ride and a special lunch for their fundraising efforts.
Capitol One Bank provides grant to Luling Elementary
From staff and wire reports
Capital One Bank awarded a $3,000 grant to Luling Elementary for non-fiction books geared for K-3 students.
Luling United Methodist members volunteer at ARC
From staff and wire reports
Luling United Methodist church members recently volunteered at the Arc of St. Charles’ Cajun Village Re-sale Store as part of the church’s second Saturday service initiative.
Norco Elementary Grandparents’ Day
From staff and wire reports
Fifth Graders at Norco Elementary celebrated Grandparents’ Day.
STAR team members present at statewide computer conference
From staff and wire reports
Five STAR team members from the Satellite Center presented a concurrent session at the Louisiana Computer Using Educators conference at the Riverside Hilton in downtown New Orleans to teachers, administrators and technology coordinators from parishes throughout Louisiana.
St. Rose Elementary students solve decimal word problems
From staff and wire reports
Students at St. Rose Elementary in Kristy Mascarella’s 5th grade math class have been learning about decimals.
You’ve got to read this! (Feb. 6)
From staff and wire reports
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.


Doris Dempster Trahan, 76, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12.
Kent Michael Tregre Sr. was born July 21, 1952 in Luling and entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the age of 61.