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School Board fights state funding cuts

While states all over the country are lowering or eliminating program funding, Louisiana may have gone too far.
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December 17, 2009 at 1:54 pm
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With help from friends, woman turns experience with domestic violence into safe haven for victims

The holidays can be the hardest time of the year for some women, especially those who live with domestic violence.
Shirley Sims, minister at the First Baptist Church in Paradis, has first-hand experience in living in a home with domestic violence.Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 9:25 am
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Students of the Year get awards Hollywood style

Students of the Year from each school in St. Charles Parish took to the red carpet on Dec. 2 to be recognized for their achievements. Read More...
December 17, 2009 at 8:57 am
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Six simple ways to get into the holiday spirit

With all of the lights, trees and presents around this time of year, it is sometimes easy to forget that this is supposed to be the "Season of Giving."
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December 10, 2009 at 8:58 am
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Recipe: Wintermint Wafers

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December 10, 2009 at 8:50 am
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Local man turns 100

Joseph "Jessie" Louviere of Paradis turned 100 years old on Dec. 6 and was honored at the Parish Council meeting. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:48 am
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Free computer classes help elderly, those looking for jobs

For the past two years, the St. Charles Parish Libraries have been offering free computer classes every week. Read More...
December 10, 2009 at 8:46 am
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"Bark at Bridge Park" to raise funds for new shelter

***Update: This event was rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 20, due to forecasted inclement weather.***

The population of St. Charles Parish is growing, and that means that the stray animal population is too.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:30 pm
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"New Moon" Premiere draws parishioners

The Twilight Saga: New Moon premiered on Friday, Nov. 20th and theaters everywhere gave Twilight fans early viewing times starting at 12:01 a.m. Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:11 pm
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Eggnog-spiced French toast

December 03, 2009 at 3:10 pm
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"Bark at Bridge Park" to raise funds for new shelter

The population of St. Charles Parish is growing, and that means that the stray animal population is too.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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Nine residents become

St. Charles Parish County Agent, Rene' Schmit of the LSU AgCenter, presented certificate awards to nine graduates in recognition of their completing 64 hours of course work toward certification as a Louisiana Master Gardener.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:06 pm
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Nine residents become

St. Charles Parish County Agent, Rene' Schmit of the LSU AgCenter, presented certificate awards to nine graduates in recognition of their completing 64 hours of course work toward certification as a Louisiana Master Gardener.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:05 pm
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Head Start, R.J. Vial, Cammon have new leaders

The recent retirement of Mildred Butler, the former director of the Head Start program for St. Charles Parish, set a series of changes into motion for area schools.Read More...
December 03, 2009 at 3:03 pm
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Recipe: Easy Sausage and Cranberry Stuffing

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:30 am
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Simple holiday tips could help people avoid the ER

Some holiday traditions, such as carving the turkey or stringing up Christmas lights, can land people in the emergency room if they are not done carefully.Read More...
November 25, 2009 at 11:27 am
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Council approves limited  tax hike, will cut budget
Council approves limited tax hike, will cut budget
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Saying the people of St. Charles Parish have been heard “loud and clear” about not raising taxes, Parish President Larry Cochran got council support for an amended property tax rate hike only for levees, road maintenance and recreation.