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Complex manager: Hahnville murder a rarity

The manager at Hahnville’s Raintree Court Apartments, which was the site of a deadly shooting on Dec. 1, said that the murder was an isolated incident and that the complex has never experienced anything like this during her 10-year tenure.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:31 am
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St. Pierre: No timeframe for choosing EOC head

St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center Director Tab Troxler, who has taken a similar job with Dow Chemical’s St. Charles Operations plant, is tentatively set to remain at his post through February, according to Parish President V.J. St. Pierre.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Fate of historic landmark in jeopardy with closing of ChefEds

The fate of the old Migliore’s Food Store in New Sarpy is in jeopardy with the apparent closing of ChefEds, which is being forced out of business because the government has come to collect on a 121-day loan.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Wildcats can’t wait to tackle ‘powerhouse’ West Monroe

It’s a feat rarely accomplished today no matter the sport, but the Destrehan Wildcats have beaten the odds and have a unique chance to repeat as Class 5A state champions on Saturday.Read More...
December 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
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Destrehan back in title game for second straight season

It may not have always been pretty, but Destrehan was able to fight through numerous turnovers, while taking advantage of some by their opponent, to head back to the state title game with a 21-14 win over Baton Rouge Central.Read More...
December 05, 2008 at 10:31 am
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New program aims to help Luling’s at risk kindergartners

At risk kindergarten students at Luling Elementary will take part in a new program this year that aims to make sure they move on to the first grade after the United Way of St. Charles gave $10,000 towards its implementation.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:22 pm
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Hospital spends $200,000 on two new ambulances

St. Charles Parish Hospital will be getting two brand new ambulances in January to replace two that had mechanical problems in a fleet of five. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:21 pm
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Black Friday has mixed results for area businesses

The beginning of the holiday shopping season got off to a slow start for several businesses in St. Charles Parish, while others found success the day after Thanksgiving.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 3:20 pm
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Nearly a third of students miss school during holiday

Family vacations took precedence over school last week for over 1,000 St. Charles Parish students, with 1,500 reported absences on Monday and 2,622 on Tuesday.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Second grader starts wind turbine company

While most second graders are trying to fill up their Christmas lists with the hottest toys this holiday season, Luling’s Matthew McCarter has been working towards decreasing the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Bunge: New permit doesn’t mean more emissions in air

Residents living near Bunge Grain Elevator in Destrehan who are worried that the company applied for a permit in November to release more emissions into the air don't need to be concerned, according to a spokesman from the company.
Jerry Gibson, plant manager for Bunge, says that their emission levels won't change.Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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Stock market still in trouble

Certified Public Accountant and St. Charles Parish School Board Representative Al Suffrin wants residents to know that the recent government bailout doesn’t mean they can stop worrying about the state of the economy. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 10:31 am
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What happens if council seat becomes vacant?

After an advisory opinion was issued from the Louisiana Ethics Board informing Councilman Marcus Lambert that he can’t keep his council seat and work for Transload America Landfill in Killona, some residents in District 6 became concerned about what would happen if he vacated his council seat. Read More...
December 03, 2008 at 9:31 am
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Donate TODAY

This year the St. Charles Herald-Guide sponsors its third annual $1 Children’s Christmas Fund to help a needy parish family this holiday season.Read More...
November 26, 2008 at 11:53 am
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Holidays can be difficult with loved one in a nursing home

Thanksgiving came early for about 500 residents and family members who shared turkey, dressing and all of the trimmings with their loved ones who reside in a nursing home in Destrehan. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 10:51 am
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Bulletproof vest anyone?

This year, the Luling/Boutte Lions Club purchased a new bulletproof vest for St. Charles Parish Deputy April Altemus. Now, the organization wants to help other deputies who need bulletproof protection.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 10:47 am
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.