Volume 141 Number 24 - Jun 12, 2014


Hit-and-run supect turns herself in
A woman sought in connection with a hit-and-run that occurred on the Spillway Bridge last week has turned herself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Police seek suspect in strange hit-and-run
Kimberly Albrecht Say woman walked up to car she hit, looked at victims and fled
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a hit-and-run driver they say walked up to the car she hit, looked inside and ran back to her SUV before speeding away.


Short red snapper season ends with a bang
Bruce McDonald
Federal waters opened for a nine-day red snapper fishing season, and one group made the most of it by reaching their limit in just an hour while fishing off Grand Isle.
St. Charles All-Stars win River Shootout
From staff and wire reports
The 11-year-old St. Charles Parish All-Star team took home the championship at the Tchefuncte River Shootout, which was held in Madisonville last weekend.
Lady Tigers win Breakers tourney
From staff and wire reports
The Hahnville Lady Tigers went to the 18-U Berwick Breakers Tournament last weekend, went undefeated and won the championship in a close 1-0 game.
We want your softball, baseball championship pictures
From staff and wire reports
Has your child’s baseball or softball team won a championship? If so, the Herald-Guide wants your team pictures.

Our View

Oil damage suit needs compromise
The current disagreement between our state government in Baton Rouge and the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East is a big problem and we’re not certain there is an easy solution to it.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (June 12)
From staff and wire reports
•Jermaine M. Smith, 38, of 46 Honey Suckle Lane in Westwego, was arrested on June 5 and charged with burglary of a movable, burglary of an auto, resisting an officer and as a fugitive from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.


River Parishes students receive scholarships
From staff and wire reports
Six River Parishes high school seniors received academic scholarships at the recent annual River Parishes Education Foundation (RPEF) scholarship dinner in LaPlace.
“Mitzi” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mitzi.
Teachers roar into summer
From staff and wire reports
Mimosa Park Elementary teachers celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week just before school let out for the summer.


Walterine Dufrene Comardelle, 94, a native and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Thursday, May 29.
Essie Mae Davis Cranford, 89, a native of Tinsman, Ark.and a resident of Luling, passed away on Tuesday, May 27.