Volume 141 Number 29 - Jul 17, 2014


Parish’s planning and zoning director resigns
Kim Marousek The director of St. Charles Parish’s Department of Planning and Zoning has announced her resignation. Kim Marousek said she is leaving the office after accepting a job in the Baton Rouge area.


Former HHS QB leads USA to gold medal game
Jonathan Menard
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon has helped lead Team USA to the gold medal game against Canada.
New Sarpy girl takes home AAU gold medal
Jonathan Menard
Jala Richard, an upcoming freshman at Destrehan High School, put on quite a show at the AAU Club Championships in Orlando, Fla.
14U All-Stars finish second in state tourney
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Parish 14U All-Stars won second place at the state tournament.
16U All-Stars win Jr. Olympic state title
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars won the Jr. Olympic ASA 16U state championship in Class “B” Fast Pitch.
11U All-Stars cruise to state championship
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars won the state tournament, which was held in St. Amant at Stevens Park.
8-year-old All-Stars claim Spectacular crown
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Legends, the parish’s 8-year-old All-Star team, won the USSSA Summertime Spectacular tournament held July 12 and 13 at Pelican Park in Mandeville.

Our View

Marine teaches valuable lesson
For those of you who happened upon Allie Stevens last week as he was making his way west on Highway 90 pulling a 400-pound rickshaw as part of a 5,000-mile journey from Oceanside, Calif. to Miami, Fla., you may have wondered what this man was doing pulling a colorful cart in the brutal Louisiana heat.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests and thefts (July 17)
From staff and wire reports
•Armand A. Troulliet Jr., 36, of 322 Luke Drive in Des Allemands, was arrested on July 1 and charged with second-degree battery.


River Parishes Girl Scouts earn bronze and silver awards
From staff and wire reports
Girl Scouts from St. Charles and St. John parishes once again earned the Girl Scout’s highest award.
Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden”
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pets are kittens Sampson and Aiden.
HHS grad completes Naval Academy
From staff and wire reports
Arthur F. Schexnaydre, a 2010 graduate from Hahnville High School, recently completed four years at the United States Naval Academy obtaining a bachelor of science degree in computer science.
Book review: “Cosmos by Carl Sagan ”
Special to the Herald-Guide
The Cosmos is a book written by Carl Sagan in 1985-1986.