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More DWI arrests than usual thanks to citizen watchdogs
April 18, 2007 at 2:10 pm
Over a one week span, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office reported an unusually high number of DWI arrests, a “welcome feat” that the department says comes from a variety of factors, including the help of concerned citizens.

Allen and Sandra Washington believe 21,000 signatures from concerned citizens on a petition will motivate the Gov. Kathleen Blanco to fix Hwy. 61. Parents: Fix ‘death road’ before more innocent children die ... like ours did
April 18, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Still-grieving Allen and Sandra Washington have launched a dramatic crusade to persuade Gov. Kathleen Blanco to put safety barriers along the stretch of Airline Highway in St. Charles Parish where their four children died in a horrific car accident in 2003.

VIPs
April 18, 2007 at 1:33 pm
Congratulations Alyson Waguespack, 2007 St. Charles Farm Bureau queen, and Monique Cannon, St. Charles Farm Bureau teen queen.

Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000 Wow! Destrehan yard sale rakes in $13,000
April 18, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Tables piled high with books, clothes, shoes, stereo gear, television sets and bric-a-brac of every description lined Joyce Bridges’ perfectly manicured front lawn on a sunny Friday afternoon for what has to be one of the biggest “garage sales” around.

Watch where you go in your ATV if you DON’T want a ticket, say cops
April 18, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Complaints to my office from citizens and parish officials continue to rise relative to the unlawful operations of motorized All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) such as four wheelers, dirt bikes and golf carts on public roads and on private property without permission of the landowners.

Future for Head Start not so bright as feds GET STINGY
April 18, 2007 at 1:28 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are constantly striving to provide the best possible education for all students - and that includes those aged two months to four years in the Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

FEMA funds maintenance building for St. Charles Parish Schools
April 18, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Hurricane Katrina submerged not only the city of New Orleans beneath flood waters but surrounding cities and parishes suffered major damage as well. In St. Charles Parish, west of New Orleans, Katrina damaged the maintenance building of the St. Charles Parish Schools.

Senator David Vitter $3.1 million windfall for SC Parish levees and wetlands
April 18, 2007 at 1:23 pm
U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that the Department of Interior will allocate $3.1 million in federal funding for St. Charles Parish through the Coastal Impact Assistance Program that became law with the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

Does your child’s day-care center make the grade?
April 18, 2007 at 1:18 pm
A study of child-care centers conducted by the respected National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies placed Louisiana 51st in the nation, dead last in providing adequate child-care services for kids. But 10 facilities in St. Charles Parish meet new high standards recommended by the state, placing them among the best of the best.

Herald-Guide wins big again in Louisiana Press awards contest
April 18, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Named the Best Weekly Newspaper in Louisiana in 2006 for our coverage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their afternath, the St. Charles Herald-Guide has won several top awards in 2007.

Registrar of voters bids farewell Registrar of voters bids farewell
April 18, 2007 at 1:11 pm
St. Charles Parish Council bid farewell to registrar of voters Janice Zeringue Hymel, at the council meeting Monday night.

St. Rose subdivision gets street lights
April 18, 2007 at 1:08 pm
Some residents want brightly lit streets, others want to stay in the dark. And after weighing pros and cons on both sides of the issue, St. Charles Parish officials decided street lights should be installed for 200 residents living in Bar None Estates subdivision in St. Rose.

SCP emergency operations center dangerously outdated SCP emergency operations center dangerously outdated
April 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center that’s been proposed for St. Charles Parish won’t come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.

R.J. Vial cheerleaders sideline kickball game R.J. Vial cheerleaders sideline kickball game
April 11, 2007 at 3:28 pm
Virginia Morgan and Nanette Dufrene, 6th grade teachers at R. J. Vial Elementary School act as cheerleaders during a kickball game after a week of testing to relieve student's stress.

Will new school textbooks lift a weight off kids’ shoulders?
April 11, 2007 at 1:26 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board voted to buy newer social studies books for students to meet current state standards at a regular meeting at their administrative offices in Luling.

Armstrong International releases passenger survey
April 11, 2007 at 1:12 pm
Things are looking up at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport -- in the most literal sense.

HHS stadium expansion postponed because bids are ... out of bounds
April 11, 2007 at 1:06 pm
The expansion of Hahnville High’s football stadium was put on hold after the St. Charles Parish School Board voted to reject all bids for the job at a regular meeting at their administrative offices in Luling.

National zone safety awareness week
April 11, 2007 at 1:04 pm
In recognition of National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, Louisiana's TIMED program is launching "TIMED to drive safe," a public awareness campaign to educate and inform Louisiana's young drivers about the hazards associated with traveling through work zone areas.

Hurst students dig science
Hurst students dig science
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As part of a unit on a decomposer’s role in creating soil, students took a closer look at earthworms.

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