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Dufresne - Landry Engagement Dufresne - Landry Engagement
September 17, 2008 at 1:11 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Olivier "Jun" Dufresne of Wallace announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Marie Dufresne to Michael Paul Landry of Luling, son of Ms. Suzanne Boudreaux Landry of Luling, and Mr. Lloyd Landry III of Thibodaux.

Morphing student scientists at Vial Morphing student scientists at Vial
September 17, 2008 at 1:10 pm
PARADIS - Jacob Norville, Katelyn Harrison, teacher Donna Reyes and Sadie Naquin at R.J. Vial recently observed tadpoles outside their school.

New ROTC members welcomed at DHS New ROTC members welcomed at DHS
September 17, 2008 at 1:06 pm
DESTREHAN - Just as Destrehan High School has freshman orientation, the DHS AFJROTC has their own way to welcome the new members in the corps.

First day of k-garten harder on parents First day of k-garten harder on parents
September 17, 2008 at 1:03 pm
DESTREHAN - The first day of kindergarten can be a tough one - especially for parents. Most of the children at New Sarpy Elementary were excited about meeting new friends and embarking on an exciting school career.

Proper fire attire is required at HHS Proper fire attire is required at HHS
September 17, 2008 at 1:02 pm
BOUTTE - Hahnville High School students in Dennis Robbins’ Fire Safety Class prepare for their class with the proper attire.

Motivation rules at R.K. Smith Middle Motivation rules at R.K. Smith Middle
September 17, 2008 at 1:00 pm
LULING - Raymond K. Smith student representatives presented the guidelines and rules for the 2008-2009 school year to the student body during a school pep rally.

Minds bubble in R.J. Vial science classes Minds bubble in R.J. Vial science classes
September 17, 2008 at 12:58 pm
PARADIS - Bill Edmondson and Michael Cavalier, sixth graders at R.J. Vial Elementary, discover how many drops of water a penny can hold, using plain tap water and soapy dishwater.

Birth Announcements Birth Announcements
September 17, 2008 at 12:57 pm
C.J. Switzer would like to announce the arrival of his baby brother, Jacob Cole Switzer.

AUGUST ARTISTS. The St. Charles Art Guild selected the following artists as artists of the month: Marie Weiler (right) - first place for hibiscus oil painting, Joan Longo (middle) - second place for Serenity II watercolor painting and Ann Clement (left) - St. Charles Art Guild NEWS
September 17, 2008 at 12:52 pm
The organization’s first workshop, “Basics of Landscape Painting,” will be held on Oct. 22 through 24 at Destrehan Plantation with Phil Sandusky as workshop instructor.

RENTERS RIGHTS. If you’re a renter with hurricane damage, it’s best to review your lease and know the laws. Renter Repairs 101
September 17, 2008 at 12:49 pm
Like most St. Charles Parish residents, Lola Sanchez of Luling evacuated the area before Hurricane Gustav made landfall.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
September 17, 2008 at 12:45 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Archbishop visits St. Charles EOC Archbishop visits St. Charles EOC
September 17, 2008 at 12:44 pm
New Orleans Archbishop Alfred Hughes, center, toured the St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center last weekend.

Hurricane on the bayou Hurricane on the bayou
September 17, 2008 at 12:41 pm
Four-year-old Joshua Mongrue is pictured on Bayou Gauche Island last Friday watching as the island’s only road gets flooded by Hurricane Ike’s surge.

KIDS STRESS TOO. The aftermath of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike have pushed many parents to the brink with stress and anxiety, but what most fail to
realize is that kids suffer too. Disaster recovery: How kids cope with storm stress
September 17, 2008 at 12:39 pm
Children’s reactions to disaster depend on their age and maturity. Their responses also are affected by how close they are to the event, their level of exposure to it through TV and how they see their parents react.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
September 15, 2008 at 9:53 am
“Sleeping” by Erica Williams got the most votes last week and is the August winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Erica.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
September 15, 2008 at 9:51 am
“Neighbors” by Dale Weldon got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Dale.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
September 15, 2008 at 9:49 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Luling resident Jesse Abadie and his wife Jamie trekked to the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Evacuation Vacation
September 15, 2008 at 9:40 am
Along with Hurricane Gustav came a lot more than just forced evacuations and debris pick-ups across the parish.

Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
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Nestled in an out of the way part of the parish next to a duck hunting camp in Paradis is a new center where drug offenders in St. Charles Parish are offered a way to do community service that is not only a help to the community at large, but also to themselves.