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Crape myrtles may have blooming woes

The most popular summer-blooming tree in Louisiana is the crape myrtle with its lovely, long-lasting flowers. Crape myrtles start blooming between mid-May and early June and continue flowering for 80 to 100 days depending on the variety.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:14 am
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Play it safe with food, prepare before a storm

Power outages often accompany summer storms, but there are steps you can take before a storm to give the food in your refrigerator or freezer a little more time.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:35 pm
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Welcome, baby!

Rylee Renee Larousse was born on April 17, 2009 at 9:43 a.m. to Jarrad and Kyna Larousse of Luling. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:34 pm
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Welcome, Baby!

Angelina Rome was born on Feb. 26, 2009 at West Jefferson Hospital.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:31 pm
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Songy - Meyer Engagement

Barry Sr. and Rosemary Songy of Houma annonce the engagement of their daughter Laura Adele Songy to Jay Ryan Meyer, son of Alvin Jr. and Christine Meyer of Des Allemands.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:28 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Original Party Animal” by Pallie Miller. got the most votes last week and is the June 11 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Pallie.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:25 pm
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Summer Book Review

“Jerk, California” by Jonathan Friesen is about high school senior Sam Carrier, who lives with his mother and his stepfather. Sam struggles with his stepfather, who criticizes him about his Tourette's Syndrome, and struggles to see his true identity, Jack Keegan.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:22 pm
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VIPs - St. Charles Womens Club

The St. Charles Women’s Club recently held its annual disbursements and installation reception at the St. Charles Parish Schools Satellite Center in Luling. The non-profit civic and social organization in existence since 1966 raises money each year to distribute back into the community of St. Charles Parish. Holding to its motto, “Making a Difference,” the club was able to give over $20,000 this year.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:21 pm
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Praise and worship, laughter and love at Hahnville’s Ladies Tea

The Bethlehem Baptist Church in Hahnville hosted its spring Ladies Tea on Saturday, June 13 at the church.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:18 pm
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Hi-Steppers are going ‘green,’ raising money

The Hahnville Hi-Steppers Parents Club is raising funds to help pay for the dance team's trip to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade this November.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:17 pm
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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...
June 17, 2009 at 2:16 pm
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All aboard!

These days, the morning chitchatter surrounding cups of coffee in Des Allemands focuses on the idea that there is a Civil War train buried beneath the floor of Bayou Des Allemands.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 2:13 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

New books are waiting for you at your St. Charles libraries.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:18 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“The Artist Rembrandt” by Rosalie Gassen got the most votes last week and is the June 4 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Rosalie.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:15 pm
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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...
June 17, 2009 at 12:14 pm
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Herald-Guide People Watch

When Norma Rhodes, 76, planned a family trip to New York City, she had no clue what her 5-day vacation would bring.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:11 pm
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Des Allemands fights for a traffic light
Des Allemands fights for a traffic light
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L.J. Frickey recounted the near miss he experienced at the very spot an estimated 100 people told officials at Wednesday's town meeting to place a traffic signal.