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Fun for all at River Parish, Destrehan Fall Festivals

Festival goers can take in two great festivals this weekend on the East Bank. The 38th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday and the River Parishes Fall Festival from Friday through Sunday in Norco.Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 10:08 am
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Student named in 2010 merit program

George Rochelle has been named a Commended Student in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program.Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 10:06 am
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Royalty to be crowned at the Queen of Hearts Pageant

River Parishes Fall Festival royalty will be crowned on Saturday afternoon at the Queen of Hearts Pageant.Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Fun for all at River Parish, Destrehan Fall Festivals

Festival goers can take in two great festivals this weekend on the East Bank. The 38th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday and the River Parishes Fall Festival from Friday through Sunday in Norco.Read More...
November 12, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Camera shootout 2.0

After dozens of Herald-Guide reader comments and suggestions, the latest and greatest version of the Camera Shootout photo contest has arrived online, 24 hours a day at www.heraldguide.com. Read More...
November 11, 2009 at 10:46 am
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
November 02, 2009 at 11:13 am
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County agent shares tips on when to harvest citrus

County agent shares tips on when to harvest citrus
Homeowners with citrus trees often question the proper time to initiate harvest of the fruit. The answer is that harvest is based on several factors.Read More...
November 02, 2009 at 11:11 am
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“Church Ladies” shed 101 pounds to win $3,000 in Biggest Loser

Twenty-two teams competed in the Fitness Club’s “Biggest Loser” competition. In all, the teams’ lost a total of 818.3 pounds in only eight weeks. The winners were determined by using a formula based on the individual's weight loss at the end of the competition being divided by the original weigh-in figure.Read More...
November 02, 2009 at 11:10 am
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Young care givers

Four-year-old students in Mrs. Judy Rongey's class at St. Rose Elementary School learn how to care for pets. Read More...
October 28, 2009 at 12:13 pm
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Grandparent’s Day at New Sarpy

New Sarpy Elementary students recently celebrated Grandparents’/Special Guest Day by having lunch together at school. Guests were also invited to the Fall Library Book fair and to take pictures with their grandchildren. select a special book from the book fair.Read More...
October 28, 2009 at 12:11 pm
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Social dance club publishes member-inspired cookbook

The East Bank based “Oldies but Goodies Dance & Social Club” is taking their pot-luck dinners to the next level with the release of their first cookbook, “From Our Mamas an ‘nem ...”.Read More...
October 28, 2009 at 12:10 pm
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Responsibility lands RJV kids at the top

PARADIS - R.J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis recognizes the following students for displaying the character trait of “responsibility.”Read More...
October 21, 2009 at 10:29 am
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Students learn the art of interviewing

LULING - Team members from the Culinary Arts and HRT (Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism) Administration courses at the Satellite Center performed mock interviews with human resource officers from the greater New Orleans area.Read More...
October 21, 2009 at 10:28 am
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HMS, DHS clean up East Bank garbage

NORCO - Forty-two volunteers representing Hurst Middle’s Wetland Watcher Project and the Destrehan High WISE (Wildcats Interested In Saving the Environment) Club worked together to clean-up the front boat launch area of the spillway. Read More...
October 21, 2009 at 10:27 am
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Hahnville, Destrehan high schools select homecoming kings, queens

Both Destrehan and Hahnville High celebrated their school’s homecoming with the crowning of a new king and queen to reign over this year’s senior class.Read More...
October 21, 2009 at 10:25 am
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Rhitt Growl wins N.O. media award

Digital Media Facilitator, Rhitt Growl, at the Satellite Center recently won a poster design contest hosted by the New Orleans Multi Media User Group. The contest was to design a poster promoting Tulane University’s Tech Day.Read More...
October 12, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs  to rare genetic disorder
Community, ‘Angels’ mourn Luling boy who succumbs to rare genetic disorder
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At a candlelight vigil held for Alex Oxford in Luling Friday, the family was astounded by the outpouring of love from people throughout the area who came to light a candle in memory of the once lively boy stricken by a rare genetic disorder called X-ALD.