|What folks in Louisiana REALLY care about
January 10, 2007 at 3:46 pm
A new survey from the Louisiana Public Policy Research Lab names education, jobs, health care, crime, corruption, the environment and rebuilding as top concerns of citizens.
|Teach parish kids about $$ before they go broke
January 10, 2007 at 3:38 pm
BOUTTE - Believe it or not, more young people file for bankruptcy than graduate from college - and that's why St. Charles Parish School Board member-elect Alex Suffrin has named "financial-literacy classes" as a priority when he takes office on Jan. 16.
|Patrol cars collide on River Road in Norco, deputy may have had seizure
January 10, 2007 at 3:36 pm
Two St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s patrol cars collided on River Road in Norco and both drivers were “pretty banged up,” Sheriff Greg Champagne reports.
|Sheriff: St. Rose woman may have killed pal over $20
January 10, 2007 at 3:34 pm
Police arrested a St. Rose woman in the murder of Willie London 33, of 629 Turtle Creek Lane.
|Parish celebrates its 200th birthday
January 10, 2007 at 3:27 pm
Throughout 2007, the Herald-Guide will feature seven trivia tidbits about St. Charles Parish in each of our weekly issues - a total of 365 historical facts - in celebration of our Bicentennial Year.
|Elvis (almost) photographed in SC Parish just days ago
January 10, 2007 at 3:02 pm
Elvis is alive! Or so it seemed when this lookalike popped up to sing “Hound Dog’” and a lot more more at a party pitched by Valerie and David Hymel’s in Willowridge.
January 10, 2007 at 2:52 pm
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|Want hot wings with that building permit?
January 10, 2007 at 2:33 pm
It wasn’t a New Orleans Saints playoff-ticket giveaway that had people lined up by the hundreds at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse the last few days of December.
January 10, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Persons listed in the sheriff's reports are innocent until proven guilty.
|Wild ride in SC Parish’s 'tornado trailer'
January 10, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Kids in Luling’s Cub Scout Troop No. 173 covered their heads and buried their faces in their laps to protect themselves from a simulated tornado, then crawled on hands and knees to escape thin smoke that filled a special trailer during a torrnado-safety and fire prevention awareness class at the Hahnville Fire Station.
|You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”
|Weather Girl Megan’s
January 10, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather followed by warmer weather followed by rain and thunderstorms. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:
|God bless you all
January 10, 2007 at 1:34 pm
Kyle Bergeron's funeral on Friday, Jan. 12 will include displays of hundreds of cards and letters that poured in over the last few weeks of his life, which ended peacefully in his sleep, on the beach he loved, on Dec. 30.
|More big bucks jobs may be coming to SC Parish
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Council has passed a resolution to provide a portion of the $130 million in financing needed to bring a bio-diesel production facility that could create at least 30 high-paying jobs on the east bank this year.
|SWAT team nabs gun suspect
January 10, 2007 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish's SWAT team swarmed a house in Luling and captured a fugitive accused of stealing at least 100 rifles and handguns from a sporting goods store in Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne reports.
|West Nile virus made 194 of us sick in 2006
January 05, 2007 at 10:16 am
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has updated to 194 the total number of West Nile virus cases for the year that ended Dec. 31.
|State wants MORE adults to get a college education
January 05, 2007 at 10:15 am
Louisiana is calling for more educated adults. The Southern Regional Education Board and the Louisiana Board of Regents have announced a joint initiative that will make it easier for for those without a college degree to enroll at a Louisiana public college or university and earn a degree or other college credentials.
|Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Yooki. ...
Thirteen teachers from St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently completed...
• Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Linus”
• Local teen named Miss VFW for state of Louisiana
• Book review: “Inherit the Wind”
• Humane Society showcase adoption pets “Sampson” and “Aiden”
• River Parishes Girl Scouts earn bronze and silver awards
The St. Charles Parish 12U All-Stars finished second in the state tournament. ...
The St. Charles Parish U16 All-Stars made other state champs from the southwest...
St. Rose Tavern relocates to historic New Sarpy landmark - 1715 views
The historic St. Rose Tavern is preparing to reopen in New Sarpy after the family that ran the restaurant was evicted from the building that served as their home in St. Rose for 60 years.
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