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Fall Festivities 2007 Fall Festivities 2007
September 20, 2007 at 9:54 am
From weekend festivals highlighting delicious Cajun delicacies like alligator burgers and jambalaya to arts and crafts displays and Christmas parades, there's bound to be something for everyone to enjoy this fall in the River Parishes.

Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
September 20, 2007 at 9:52 am
LIVE BAND. Local rock band, Da Ersters, took the stage on Saturday, Sept 15 at 90 West Restaurant in Boutte.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The nation’s biggest selling newspaper, USA Today, turns 25 this week and celebrates its milestone with a two-page center spread retracing the biggest headlines of the past 25 years. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 20, 2007 at 9:35 am
On Sept. 15, 1982 the nation’s first national newspaper, USA Today, emerged from an incubated idea found mainly in reader surveys and prototype think tanks into a coast-to-coast publication and this week marks the 25th anniversary of the biggest-selling newspaper in the United States.

Boutte Christian Academy NOW offers no-cost schooling
September 12, 2007 at 3:07 pm
Qualifying parents can now register their 4 year olds for a chance at free placement in private pre-kindergarten programs at Boutte Christian Academy in Boutte.

Free eye exams for low-income residents
September 12, 2007 at 3:05 pm
The Luling Eye Foundation offers $10 eye exams and $10 eyeglasses for low-income individuals.

CARD CONTEST. Fire up your paint brushes for the 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission’s Christmas Card Contest. Pictured above are the winners from last year’s competition. There will only be one winner this year, so the time is now to begin sketc Calling all artists!
September 12, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Get out your markers, paintbrushes, cameras and computers. It's time for the 2007 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission's Christmas Card Contest.

Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. Welcome to the world, BABY!
September 12, 2007 at 2:50 pm
Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who’s the top king and queen of them all?
September 12, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Election signs for parish president, councilman and many other sought-after government positions have popped up as political barricades alongside most of the roadways in St. Charles Parish, but if you’re a student or teacher at Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools then you’ve noticed that there’s a whole other battle going on - the spirited sprint to the throne in the race to reign as homecoming king and queen.

Heather R .Breaux BLOG
September 12, 2007 at 2:39 pm
For many years I’ve envied the tourists and vacationers that I watched on one of cable television’s most-viewed networks, the Travel Channel, as they marveled at the monuments of our ancestors like the mysteriously-built Egyptian pyramids or the historically-delicate coliseums of Italy.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 06, 2007 at 11:36 am
If you’re anything like me then watching your weight is a constant struggle, and since I’ve packed on 15 pounds since my eye surgery I’m back on the scale carefully calculating everything that I eat - especially since I go back under the knife this month for a second surgery.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
September 06, 2007 at 11:35 am
NICE CATCH. In mid July, brothers Brian and Dave Dufrene of Hahnville and Luling were fishing waist deep in the Grand Isle surf hoping to catch a few fish for dinner, when Dave hooked the “big catch” pictured above.

Physics teacher defies the laws of gravity Physics teacher defies the laws of gravity
September 06, 2007 at 11:33 am
For most, the thought of randomly bouncing around free from the constraints of the gravitational pull is a concept that’s a hard to swallow, but for Hahnville High School physics teacher Clarence Borne, defying gravity is all in a day’s work.

ACT prep course offered for parish’s students
September 06, 2007 at 11:30 am
High school students who are residents of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend a series of two help sessions to assist them in their preparation for taking the ACT.

VIPs
September 06, 2007 at 11:26 am
Five new faculty members have joined the Allemands Elementary staff this year. They are: Stephanie Knight and Elizabeth Hickman, first grade; Abby Berget, art; Brandi Granier, teacher’s aide and Cindy Swint, kindergarten.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
September 06, 2007 at 11:24 am
“What’s In There” by Krissie Keller got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 30 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

TEA TALK
September 06, 2007 at 11:22 am
I subscribe to a Wellness Report edited by Dr. Russell Blaylock for NewsMax.com. Since he attended the LSU medical school in New Orleans, I suppose I felt more comfortable about getting his report.

The Lil’ Misses of Parish of Plenty The Lil’ Misses of Parish of Plenty
September 06, 2007 at 11:20 am
The 8th Annual Parish of Plenty Pageant was held on July 28 at the K.C. Home in Norco.

Lions Club queens honored by council Lions Club queens honored by council
September 06, 2007 at 11:17 am
On Monday, July 23, four newly crowned Luling - Boutte Lions Club royalty were presented with plaques by the St. Charles Parish Council.

Free United Way book swap will keep kids reading
Free United Way book swap will keep kids reading
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Keeping children engaged in reading over the summer is the goal of the United Way of St. Charles’ book swap.

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