Volume 141 Number 28 - Jul 10, 2014


Crab factory owner says stinky situation will be resolved soon
The owner of a crab factory has vowed to rid the area of a stench that is apparently caused by drainage from his factory flowing into an open ditch.

Left lane of Highway 90 will close in Des Allemands at intersection of LA 635
The eastbound left lane of Highway 90 in Des Allemands will be closed at the intersection of LA 635 from Monday, July 14 until Aug. 13 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day.

Luling assisted living center only one in state to receive dementia care award
Luling assisted living center only one in state to receive dementia care award Ashton Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care became the only such center in Louisiana to receive the Dementia Care Specialists’ Distinguished Provider Award.

Marcel announces candidacy for judge
Marcel announces candidacy for judge Destrehan attorney Tim Marcel will again run for the Division E judgeship of the 29th Judicial District Court. The seat is currently held by Judge Michelle Morel, who defeated Marcel by 168 votes in a 2012 special election.


Hahnville, Destrehan place 4 on All-State track & field team
Jonathan Menard
Four track and field stars from St. Charles Parish were recently named to the Class 5A All-State team.

Our View

Stay informed of flood insurance changes with public meetings
St. Charles Parish residents need to stay informed of the changes in flood insurance laws. Only last year, after changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) included in the Biggert-Waters Act threatened to raise property insurance rates to as high as $30,000 a year for some homeowners, the parish was thrown into turmoil.


Book review: “Inherit the Wind”
Special to the Herald-Guide
Inherit the Wind is a play about a courtroom drama that takes place in 1925. The main characters include a science teacher, Cates, two attorneys, and a pastor.
Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Linus”
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Linus.


Harold John Rome Sr., 98, native of Plaquemine and resident of Luling, passed away Tuesday, June 24.
Janet Theresa Folse Leleux, 58, a native of Des Allemands, former resident of New Iberia and resident of Maurepas for the past three years, died on Sunday, June 8.