Volume 141 Number 30 - Jul 24, 2014

News

Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.

Luling Man accused of killing father suffers from hallucinations, doctors say
A Luling man who is charged with killing his father has been found unfit to stand trial because he suffers from auditory hallucinations and religious delusions, according to a psychiatrist who examined him.

Ormond residents concerned about property damage, traffic that would come with parade
Ormond residents concerned about property damage, traffic that would come with parade Some argue that parade will bring joy, business to community
After rolling through the streets of Metairie for more than 50 years, the Krewe of Zeus has now set its sights on a parade through Ormond Boulevard in Destrehan.


Sports

Tarpon Rodeo cranks up
Special to the Herald-Guide
The oldest fishing tournament in the United States, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, is set to crank up this weekend headquartered out of Sand Dollar Marina.
U16 All-Stars outscore opponents 71-12 on way to Babe Ruth regional championship
Jonathan Menard
The St. Charles Parish U16 All-Stars made other state champs from the southwest region of the country look silly as they cruised to the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Championship.
12U All-Stars finish second at state tourney
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Parish 12U All-Stars finished second in the state tournament.
14U All-Stars win state championship
From staff and wire reports
The St. Charles Parish 14U All-Stars won the state championship with a 10-5 victory over New Iberia.

Our View

World needs some changes in the future
It’s an unsafe world we are living in when many of the countries, especially in the Middle East, and rebel groups that live within them destroy their countryside and shoot and kill those who are supposed to be their partners in citizenship. The latest news is that some of them are warning those of different faiths that they must pay extra taxes or be killed.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (July 24)
From staff and wire reports
•Dillon Davis, 21, of 58 Carriage Lane in Destrehan, was arrested on July 15 and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.



Lifestyles

Local teen named Miss VFW for state of Louisiana
From staff and wire reports
Harley Kinler, daughter of Michael and Holly Kinler of Luling, was recently crowned Miss V.F.W. at the State Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Alexandria.
Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Yooki””
From staff and wire reports
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Yooki.
Local church celebrates “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day”
From staff and wire reports
New Life Community Church, the joint ministries of Luling United Methodist Church and First Union Presbyterian Church, recently hosted a special “Law Enforcement Appreciation” Sunday service.
Teachers undergo intensive summer training
From staff and wire reports
Thirteen teachers from St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently completed school-to-career summer internships at several local industries in order to bring their experiences back into their classrooms.

Obituaries

Zeringue
Diane B. Zeringue, 70, a native and resident of Hahnville,, passed away on Friday, July 18 at her residence. Visitation was Wednesday, July 23 at Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hahnville. A Mass of Christian Burial followed and burial took place in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Hahnville.