... celebrating SC Parish’s 200th birthday
You can be a Herald-Guide Bicentennial supermodel like Amanda Pertuis. E-mail email@example.com and we’ll arrange to make you famous, too. New model each week.
1. On Monday, Nov. 11, 1912, Montz was the center of national attention after 14 people died in a train accident caused by fog.
2. The PTA had its beginnings in the 1920s and looked after schools and also established cafeterias where free milk and lunches were provided to the needy.
3. Pan-American Pertroleum Corporation of Destrehan was hit hard during the Great Depression and started searching for machines to replace workers to cut costs.
4. In 1941 the St. Charles Herald's motto was "To meet the needs of industrial and agricultural St. Charles."
5. The Herald’s competition in the early 1900's was the west bank's Paradis Enterprise Weekly and the Paradis Times Hustler, and the east bank's The St. Charles News and The River Parishes Journal.
6. Everyone in the region came to St. Charles Parish in the 1920s to see the Locke Breaux Oak - the world's largest oak tree of its time. It stood 75 feet high, spread over 166 feet and had a 35-foot circumference.
7. In 1909 the first history book on St. Charles Parish was published. John Hanno Deiler wrote The Settlement of the German Coast of Louisiana and the Creoles of German Descent.
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a...
The 22 year-old alleged kidnapper sought by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office...
Driving from U.S. Highway 90 onto the I-310 ramp in Luling has been challenging...
Never has a Louisiana basketball player earned the honor of Gatorade Player of the...
Having been to Hawaii, Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls and even Alaska, it's no...
In fall of last year, Charles Lumar didn't necessarily see himself performing in...
Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.
New committee aimed at cutting flood rates in parish - 2226 views
A Flood Aware committee has been named that St. Charles Parish officials expect to help lower residents’ flood insurance rates.