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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.

You can be a Herald-Guide Bicentennial supermodel like Amanda Breaux. E-mail and we'll arrange to make you famous, too. New model each week. 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 impersonator is a dead ringer for The King. 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.

Read why Rev. George Fischer, Colette Lottinger, Sheila Rachal, and Louise Broach Fischer are in the Herald-Guide.
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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.

Sheriff's Reports
January 10, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Persons listed in the sheriff's reports are innocent until proven guilty.

Reporter Shonna Riggs and 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.

Careful with credit cards - they can get you in trouble. 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.”

Brrr ... chilly week ahead, says Weather Girl Megan. 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:

Vicki Bergeron looks over some of the cards and letters St. Charles parishioners sent to her son, Kyle. 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.

Herald-Guide FILE PHOTO of training exercise. 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.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

St. Charles Parish Trivia Tidbits
January 04, 2007 at 11:04 am
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.

Business 'incubator'will be housed in this building. New parish facility can put you on the ‘road to riches’
January 04, 2007 at 10:57 am
You can produce homemade recipes for market and build the profitable business you’ve always dreamed about at St. Charles Parish’s new “Food Production Incubator” - a facility that will open within months in Norco.

Arrest made in connection with brutal rape of teen in Montz
Arrest made in connection with brutal rape of teen in Montz
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A 20-year-old LaPlace man has been arrested in connection with the brutal rape of a teen that took place in Montz.