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United Way’s ‘Wall of Success’ honors past, present & future
February 14, 2007 at 3:04 pm
February will be remembered as a historic month for the United Way of St. Charles, and February 15th will be remembered as a daylong celebration of the agency’s past, present and future with the kickoff set for 10:15 a.m. at the United Way of St. Charles offices at 13207 River Road in Luling.

DHS Teacher of the Year
February 14, 2007 at 3:03 pm
Joey Brady has been named Destrehan High School’s Teacher of the Year.

Ethel S's Teacher of the Year
February 14, 2007 at 3:02 pm
‘She’s a phenomenal teacher and credit to the profession.’

- Karen Naquin

Bicentennial trivia ... celebrating our parish’s 200th B-day
February 14, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Enjoy history? Like trivia? You’ve come to the right place. Because each week on this page, we publish historical tibits in honor of our Bicentennial Year. Here goes:

Cash for college
February 14, 2007 at 2:34 pm
With thousands of kids across Louisiana preparing for college, and federal money up for grabs, students in St. Charles Parish should apply for assistance now to avoid losing out on getting the help they need to pay for school expenses.

Haz mat team. TERROR DRILL 'WAS SCARY'
February 14, 2007 at 2:27 pm
Emails and phone messages went out all across St. Charles Parish to alert residents that increased police activity was part of an intense training exercise involving a Homeland Security terror drill - no one was really in danger.

In the news
February 14, 2007 at 2:22 pm
The Louis Armstrong International Airport served 6,217,023 passengers in 2006. That’s 80% of the passengers who used the airport in 2005 and 64% of the all time high of 9,733,179 passengers in 2004.

Greg Lier. 302 houses & counting
February 14, 2007 at 2:17 pm
After 10 years of planning, Ashton Plantation subdivision in Luling is nearly complete and lots are selling faster than the developers can prep them.

Sheriff's office holds homeland security drill
February 12, 2007 at 10:35 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office issued the following news release regarding a homeland securtiy drill this week.

Bicentennial trivia ... celebrating SC Parish’s 200th B-day
February 07, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Enjoy history? Like trivia? You’ve come to the right place. Because each week on these pages, we publish seven new historical tibits in honor of our Bicentennial Year. Here goes:

Weather Girl Megan's Weather Girl Megan's
February 07, 2007 at 2:55 pm
Warm and chilly, cloudy and sunny, rainy and dry - we'll get it all in the coming week ... read on to find out more.

Norco 4-6 Elementary’s Honor Roll
February 07, 2007 at 2:39 pm
This week's honor roll coverage: Norco 4-6 Elementary. Check out next week’s edition for more of the parish school’s prinicpal lists and honor rolls. Send all school news to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.

Valentine’s story you’ll NEVER forget
February 07, 2007 at 2:29 pm
Two former drug addicts who met and fell in love at the Nelson Coleman Correctional facility are happily married and teaching others how love and faith in God are the key ingredients in rebuilding your life.

So how ‘bout that GLOBAL WARMING?
February 07, 2007 at 2:19 pm
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

- Martin Luther King Jr.


I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

- Herma Briffault Colette, French novelist

Unemployment dips in St. Charles Parish, outlook is good, too
February 07, 2007 at 2:18 pm
Labor statistics reports show more people are working in the state and in the parish, with the Louisiana Department of Labor reporting a decline in the unemployment rate for December, the latest figures available.

Armstrong airport soars with new airline adding 12 flights per day
February 07, 2007 at 2:17 pm
ExpressJet Airlines will begin service at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport this summer, offering non-stop service to Austin, San Antonio, Kansas City, Mo., Birmingham, Jacksonville, Fl., and Raleigh-Durham with 12 flights per day.

Suicide is NO solution - how schools help keep kids alive
February 07, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Editor’s note: Within the past three weeks, teenagers in New Sarpy, Edgard, and LaPlace have been killed in heart-breaking accidents related to a lethal game of Russian Roulette, a drowning on the heels of a hospital visit in Luling, and an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head

Des Allemands parade Grand Marshal Mazie Dufrene. Parish CARNIVAL Attractions
February 07, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Everything you need to know about Mardi Gras parades in St. Charles Parish ... first, we look at the Krewe of Lul and then move on to the Krewe of Des Allemands ...

New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
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New laws targeting motorists have taken effect, including a ban on using cell phones in school zones and cigarettes and cigarette butts being labeled as litter.