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'America's Most Wanted' fugitive dies from injuries sustained during suicide attempt
January 07, 2008 at 9:16 am
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, died over the weekend from injuries he sustained after he hung himself in his jail cell on Jan. 2.

'America's Most Wanted' fugitive attempts suicide
January 03, 2008 at 3:23 pm
Ronald Lee Moore, one of “America’s Most Wanted” fugitives, who was captured by a St. Charles Parish deputy on Christmas Eve, tried to hang himself at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Jan. 2.

New lawsuit filed against the parish
January 02, 2008 at 3:15 pm
A councilman elect and an attorney have joined forces and filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Parish over the $27.4 million dollar bond issue that would bring hurricane levee protection to the West Bank.

Epilepsy counselor to visit area schools
January 02, 2008 at 3:10 pm
Kelly Aprill, a counselor for the Epilepsy Foundation of Louisiana, will be visiting elementary school classrooms in St. Charles Parish this January to educate teachers in the area about recognizing the signs of the illness.

'America’s Most Wanted' fugitive captured by parish deputy
January 02, 2008 at 3:03 pm
A convicted burglar and suspected rapist, who was one of America's Most Wanted Fugitives, was arrested on Ormond Boulevard after an alert sheriff's deputy interrupted the man during a home burglary.

Residents can forget early tax refund
January 02, 2008 at 2:57 pm
Residents that are expecting an early tax refund won't be able to get it.

St. Rose man robbed at gunpoint while heading to apartment
January 02, 2008 at 10:55 am
The holiday season did not get off to a good start for a 34-year-old St. Rose man, who was robbed at gunpoint as he headed towards his apartment just three days before Christmas.

UWSC changes strategy towards long-term success
January 02, 2008 at 10:52 am
With a new year comes new resolutions, and the United Way of St. Charles is taking full advantage of that fact by turning their community improvement strategy from short term success to long term improvement.

St. Pierre fills almost all of his staff positions
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
A boost in applications a week before the Dec. 26 deadline gave St. Charles Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre plenty of choices when it came to filling 11 of his top staff positions.

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.

Tacky Christmas sweater run held in Luling Saturday
Tacky Christmas sweater run held in Luling Saturday
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Residents looking to spend some time in the crisp winter air should don their tackiest Christmas sweater and head to Monsanto Park in Luling on Saturday for a 2-mile run that will raise funds to fight human trafficking.