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Grants available for promoting cajun french media products
September 06, 2007 at 10:19 am
Grants available for promoting cajun french media products Média-Louisiane and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) would like to help you create new media products in French.

Sheriff decides against tax increase, can still offer raises, benefits
September 06, 2007 at 10:11 am
Though he decided to roll back property taxes for his department, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne can still afford to keep the raises and benefits that have led to recent employee retention.

Allen and Colette Lottinger, owners of the St. Charles Herald-Guide are among  the first parish residents to try out the new voting machines. New voting machines make their appearance in St. Charles Parish
September 06, 2007 at 10:00 am
New voting machines have arrived in St. Charles Parish in compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).

Hunt for a killer
September 06, 2007 at 9:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held a press conference Wednesday morning to reassure the family and the St. Rose community that detectives are doing everything they can to solve the homicide of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren, 70, on Aug. 13, which was the second murder in the parish this year.

What's Happening
September 06, 2007 at 9:42 am
Put Lions Club fest on your to-do list

LULING - The Luling Boutte Lions Club will hold its first Spring into Fall Festival on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

There will be crafts, a car show, a dunking booth, games, performances from Dance Unlimited and much, much more.

For information, call Denise Lirette at 985-785-9553 or Nancy Whann at 504-400-0289.

Satellite Center instructor Mark Martinez teaches PTEC students basic skills  to be a successful plant operator in a recent class. Course offers students taste of the real world
September 05, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Thanks to a cooperative effort by local industry, high school students in St. Charles Parish have been given the chance to jumpstart their careers in the field of process technology.

Port of South Louisiana Dedicates
August 29, 2007 at 2:18 pm
The Port of South Louisiana dedicated its newest security vessel, the PSL Responder, among hundreds of public officials, business representatives, and other guests at Globalplex Intermodal Terminal on the Mississippi River on August 15.

Sheriff’s Reports
August 29, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Website unites property owners with residents searching for affordable housing
August 29, 2007 at 2:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana citizens searching for affordable housing in the state and landlords wanting to list available properties are coming together online on www.LAHousingSearch.org, a free, state-sponsored housing website, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.

National bridge poll: Many see national bridge safety problem but remain confident in local spans National bridge poll: Many see national bridge safety problem but remain confident in local spans
August 29, 2007 at 1:56 pm
By: ALAN FRAM - Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- With tens of thousands of U.S. bridges considered structurally deficient, Gary Bowen figures the Minneapolis span that collapsed last week can't be the only one with big problems. Joyce Davis isn't quite so worried.

Purse snatcher targets VFW Hall in Luling
August 29, 2007 at 1:53 pm
A Luling woman was leaving the VFW Hall, 146 Angus Drive, August 18, at 11:00 p.m. when a black male riding on a bicycle snatched her purse.

Everybody’s welcomed at the Luling YMCA: James Poole, (job service director), Anthony Coleman, Jr. (YMCA director), Lou Johnson, (YMCA senior director) and Kathy Adams, (board member) couldn’t wait to open the doors at the Luling center. Luling YMCA now open
August 29, 2007 at 1:50 pm
The Luling YMCA opened its doors Aug. 27, for children parish-wide.

Egle new CASA supervisor
August 29, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Child Advocacy Services (CAS) welcomes Miranda Egle' to the Luling Madere Center as the new CASA Advocate Supervisor. Miranda Egle' is a lifelong resident of St. Charles Parish, with a strong understanding of the local culture and history. Having grown up on the Eastbank and currently residing on the Westbank, Miranda has a deep connection to the community and strives to do her part in giving back to the children and families.

Herald-Guide Business News Herald-Guide Business News
August 29, 2007 at 1:40 pm
Dougie V’s Esperanza Plantation Restaurant, has brought back steak night by popular demand along with a change of menu in 2007.

Lance Marino, clerk of court candidate Lance Marino announces candidacy for Clerk of Court
August 29, 2007 at 1:17 pm
By Lance Marino

My name is Lance Marino and I am a candidate for St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court. I am 45 years old.

Greg Champagne Sheriff Greg Champagne announces for re-election
August 29, 2007 at 1:13 pm
By Sheriff Greg Champagne

I have been honored to serve as the chief law enforcement officer of St. Charles Parish for the past eleven years. On October 20th, I will again be candidate for Sheriff in one of the state's fastest growing parishes. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has been in existence for over 150 years. It has been during my tenure that some of our most important milestones have occurred. As a result, your sheriff's office has become one of the most progressive and respected in the State of Louisiana.

State veterinarian Dr. Henry Moreau said an unusually high number of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been reported in St. Charles, Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. Equine Encephalitis strikes St. Charles parish and vicinity
August 29, 2007 at 1:08 pm
As of Aug. 20, 23 horses in St. Charles and surrounding parishes have been infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), according to reports received by state veterinarian Dr. Henry Moreau. This total is more than the entire state saw in 2006.

Gary T. Norman Sex offender arrested
August 29, 2007 at 1:03 pm
*Editor's Note: The orignal address listed for Gary T. Norman in the print version of the Herald-Guide was incorrect. He is NOT a resident at 105 Choctaw in Luling and never has been. He currently resides in Kenner.

A Westwego man, who recently moved to Luling and is a convicted sex offender, attempted to lure St. Charles Parish school children into his vehicle while they waited for the school bus on the morning of Aug. 17 on Magnolia Ridge Road in Boutte.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
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The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.