Follow us on Facebook for late-breaking news, pictures

Michelle Stuckey
August 06, 2010 at 9:04 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Do you love your St. Charles Herald-Guide? Show your support by becoming a fan of the paper on Facebook.

Readers can get breaking news, photos and more delivered to their Facebook home page by visiting www.facebook.com, searching for Herald Guide and clicking the “like” button.

Every day, the newspaper staff will update the page with upcoming events and extra photos that would not fit in the paper. Don’t miss your chance to see your friends and family on our site!

Readers can also join in lively discussions about what’s happening locally.

Read about your neighbors, family and friends while supporting the only newspaper that exclusively covers St. Charles Parish.

During the school year, our Facebook page will update you on sports scores as they happen, while linking to photo albums from several of the sporting events.

Facebook is not the only new feature that readers can enjoy.
Residents can now upload home videos to www.heraldguide.com, along with photos for our Camera Shootout photo contest.
There is no length limit to the videos, but they must first be loaded onto YouTube.com. After that, copy the link from You Tube and follow the simple directions at www.heraldguide.com for loading it onto our Web site.

Our Camera Shootout photo contest has grown drastically over the last year, but we still want to see your photos.

Each month, a winner will be chosen from the four weekly winners that month. At the end of the year, the 12 monthly winners and two editor’s picks will go head-to-head for the $500 grand prize.

Submissions for the special Pet Look-Alike photo contest are still being accepted until August 30. A $100 gift certificate to Mimosa Veterinary Hospital is up for grabs and can be used for services or merchandise.

So get out the camera, get online and show the state what makes this parish the best: you!




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