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St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office recovers body of man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a 21-year-old man who jumped into Lake Pontchartrain this morning.

Hahnville Linebacker Stephen Cloud strips the ball from East St. John quarterback. Hahnville defense comes up big in defeat of East St. John
October 17 at 11:04 pm
Two of Hahnville’s six touchdowns came from the defense, leading the Tigers to a 42-26 win over the East St. John Wildcats Friday (Oct. 17) night.

Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7 Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7
October 17 at 9:49 pm
Destrehan used its powerful ground attack to cruise past Central Lafourche 42-7 on Friday.

Mimosa Park kindergartners Maleyah Williams and Nathaniel Ashby. Kindergarteners hard at work
October 17 at 3:59 pm
At Mimosa Park Elementary, the kindergarteners are hard at work.

Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason” Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Mason”
October 17 at 3:57 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Mason.

St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults St. Charles Arts Guild holds art workshop for adults
October 17 at 3:53 pm
Over 20 people attended an arts fair held by the St. Charles Art Guild Oct. 9 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan.

Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith picks up yards after getting a carry in his team’s 21-14 win over Thibodaux last week. No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
October 17 at 11:07 am
After securing a 21-14 win over previously unbeaten Thibodaux, the second-ranked Destrehan Wildcats hope to keep that momentum going when they travel to Central Lafourche on Friday.

The Hahnville defense will need to play one of their best games of the season in order to slow East St. John’s Xavier Lewis, who has committed to LSU. Hahnville defense faces tough task against high-scoring East St. John
October 17 at 11:05 am
After an up and down first half against Terrebonne last week, Hahnville appears to be settling into an offensive groove heading into Friday’s game against East St. John.

Judge Michele Morel and attorney Tim Marcel Loads of cash raised in race for judge
October 17 at 10:13 am
Judge Michele Morel and attorney Tim Marcel have combined to raise more than $200,000 in their race for the Division E judgeship of the 29th Judicial District Court.

Questionable if GOP backs incumbent in runoff
October 17 at 10:10 am
Delivering stump speeches that roast Republican party officials may have finally caught up with Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz.

Political ads should be fairer to opponents
October 17 at 10:09 am
Candidates should not show pictures of their opponents in their advertisements for public office. Such views of opposing candidates are especially frequent on television political ads in which the ads’ sponsors appear as upright people who will serve the public in the right way while views of their opponents are manufactured to show evil in their eyes and frowns on their faces.

Aysen Aysen
October 17 at 10:08 am
Melvin J. Aysen, a native of Labadieville and resident of Luling, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, age 82.

Larousse Larousse
October 17 at 10:07 am
Burk “Cowboy” LaRousse, 60, a native and resident of Bayou Gauche, passed away on Monday, Oct. 6.

Arrests (Oct. 16)
October 17 at 10:05 am
•Jonell Butler, 30, of 337 Hahnwood Place in Reserve, was arrested on Oct. 7 and charged with aggravated flight from officer, hit and run, speeding, disobeying a train crossing, illegal possession of stolen things, criminal damage to property, felony carrying illegal weapon, simple burglary, driver not licensed and as a fugitive.

Byron Joseph Sr. sits in his scooter outside of an apartment complex on Byrd Lane in Hahnville. The owner of the apartments, Lisa Carey, wants to house homeless veterans there. Disabled war veteran one of 25 waiting for a home at Hahnville homeless complex
October 17 at 10:03 am
Byron Joseph Sr., 56, is not a homeless stereotype.

Jacob Bielanski Herald-Guide hires new reporter, editor
October 17 at 9:57 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide has hired a new reporter/lifestyles’ editor.

Aisha Howard Police: Woman arrested for stealing credit cards in Destrehan
October 17 at 9:56 am
A 37-year-old New Orleans woman has been arrested after authorities say she used a ruse in order to gain entry into a Destrehan home and steal credit cards.

Vandals apparently used a pellet gun to shoot out these lights at a Norco park. Vandals destroy Norco park lights
October 17 at 9:54 am
Vandals apparently shot out several lights at the Norco ball field on Fifth Street, leading St. Charles Parish officials to ask anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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Lifestyles

2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
2014 Battle for the Paddle winners announced
With 123 teams cooking jambalaya or gumbo, United Way of St. Charles kicked off its...
Book Reviews - ”The Troop”
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Woman contracts West Nile virus in Luling
Woman contracts West Nile virus in Luling
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Gina Gaubert celebrated her 51st birthday in a hospital bed after contracting the West Nile virus from a mosquito in Luling.