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Legendary restaurant still being discovered
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
The famous 2,000 pound root beer mug lies on its side, relegated to an unnoticeable location on the far side of an Ormond Blvd. shopping center.

No go for Valero zone money because of executive order No go for Valero zone money because of executive order
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
Valero announced a $1.4 billion dollar expansion, but the company won't be able to use Go-Zone bond money.

2011 deadline for East Bank levee 2011 deadline for East Bank levee
January 02, 2008 at 9:45 am
Marti Lucore, project manager for the Lake Pontchartrain/St. Charles Hurricane Protection Project, says the East Bank levee will be complete by June 2011.

Top 10 intriguing Clontz headlines
December 26, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Derek Clontz, former editor for the Herald-Guide, worked with the National Enquirer Magazine for 20 years. And although readers complained about Clontz once he became a part of the newspaper, calling his headlines racy and outrageous, some people loved the changes.

Despite our problems, Louisiana is flourishing
December 26, 2007 at 2:31 pm
Two years after the most destructive hurricanes in history, Louisiana is progressing more than ever before. People who travel across the southern part regularly say the cities along the coast are booming.

Ready to ride?
December 26, 2007 at 9:21 am
A transit bus system that will help assist the elderly and those who live in the parish but work in downtown New Orleans is one step closer to completion.

Fireworks could lead to jail time for residents
December 26, 2007 at 9:21 am
They may look pretty when they explode into the night sky, but the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office wants to make sure that local residents think about the consequences before lighting up that big box of fireworks.

Many important issues to carry over from ‘07 into ‘08 Many important issues to carry over from ‘07 into ‘08
December 26, 2007 at 9:20 am
2007 has been an exciting year in St. Charles Parish and the Herald-Guide has decided to use this issue as a means to look back at some of the stories that had the most impact on our readers this year.

Water project hits snag as Corps rejects second river crossing Water project hits snag as Corps rejects second river crossing
December 26, 2007 at 9:20 am
A pipeline project that will transport water from the West Bank to their East Bank neighbors faces more delays because Army Corps of Engineers rejected the site where the pipe was to originally cross the river.

St. Pierre transition team plans to make parish government more efficient, seeks applicants for several key positions
December 20, 2007 at 9:15 am
Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre held the third meeting of his Transition Team on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and reports that preparations for the beginning of his administration are progressing well.

St. Rose man booked in convenience store shooting
December 20, 2007 at 9:13 am
An 18-year-old St. Rose man wanted for attempted second degree murder because of a shooting that occurred at the Kwik-N-Fast convenience store, turned himself in to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

Schools go high-tech - turn to biometric timeclocks
December 20, 2007 at 9:11 am
Something once seen exclusively in sci-fi movies and space age epics is making its way into the St. Charles Parish school system.

Satellite Center's industry class searching for a few good students
December 20, 2007 at 9:09 am
The Satellite Center recently held a PTEC recruitment event in order to increase enrollment in the center's two process technology classes, which give high school seniors college credit towards an associate's degree in that field.

Santa Visits Parish Early
December 19, 2007 at 2:31 pm
It was more than just a Toys for Tots community outreach - it was a winter wonderland transformed into Santa's Village.


Feds give juvenile detention centers bad grade due to lack of programs
December 19, 2007 at 2:27 pm
In St. Charles Parish nearly 80 youth visited the St. James Detention Center for criminal offenses since October 2007, according to the Office of Youth Development Corrections in Baton Rouge.

Newspaper gift fund will go to family who lost everything
December 19, 2007 at 2:17 pm
The St. Charles Herald-Guide has chosen to give the money collected from their Christmas Gift Fund this year to the family of Orvette Smith, who lost everything when their home was completely destroyed by fire in November.


Metairie doctor volunteers to help Mexican orphan
December 19, 2007 at 2:06 pm
An eight-year-old girl, living in an orphanage in Mexico needs to be evaluated by a doctor, and St. Borromeo's Youth director has found a child psychologist from Metairie willing to volunteer to do the costly assessment of the child.

Laque plans to pull out all stops to get west bank pumps
December 19, 2007 at 2:03 pm
St. Charles Parish Council met for what was supposed to be their last time on Dec. 17, but if Judge Robert Chaisson throws out the west bank pump lawsuit on Jan. 2 as sources say is a possibility, Laque will make a last-ditch effort get the nearly $30 million bond issue passed before the new administration takes over.

Lifestyles

Norco Christmas card artists
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Engagement: Sellers-Dunlap
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Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus
Children who bring new toys to Luling park can meet Elsa from 'Frozen,' Santa Claus
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Children who bring an unopened new toy to Luling’s Monsanto Park on Saturday will get to play fun games, visit with Elsa from the movie “Frozen” and meet Santa Claus.

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