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Drake Wedge of Des Allemands contributes to the fund. Herald-Guide’s $1 Children’s Christmas Fund makes season brighter for families in need
December 27, 2006 at 1:08 pm
The children of St. Charles Parish donated $140.50 to the Herald-Guide's first annual $1 Children's Christmas Fund.

HE’S FED UP. After his home was burglarized twice, Kenny Bayhi posted this sign on his lawn. Tired of thieves, Luling man buys shotgun
December 27, 2006 at 12:50 pm
Kenny Bayhi of Luling is fed up with thieves stealing from him, as the sign he erected in his yard testifies: “Robbed in Nov. $3000, Dec. $2000 New Gun for Xmas Priceless.”

Woman arrested and charged in Montz murder
December 27, 2006 at 12:38 pm
Shelita Robinson, 36, 537 Central Ave., Apt. 22, of Metairie, has been booked and charged with second-degree murder in St. Charles Parish in connection with the Dec. 21 stabbing death of Monroe Kelly, 54, in Montz, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
December 20, 2006 at 1:29 pm
Sean Bond’s coin collection is an eye-popper alright. He’s got old coins, painted coins, silver coins. He’s even in the possession of a miscast penny from the U.S. Mint that shows just HALF of Honest Abe Lincoln’s head.



3 killed, 3 injured in 2 traffic accidents involving 5 cars
December 20, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Dead are Mark Hebda, 50, of Metairie, Florence Adams, 64, of New Sarpy, and Natasha Adams, 28, also of New Sarpy

East bank’s getting new library - west bank wishes it could say the same ...
December 20, 2006 at 1:19 pm
And with any luck at all, the doors will swing open 18 or so months from now - in the summer of 2008.


Parish school bus driver on leave pending outcome of investigation Parish school bus driver on leave pending outcome of investigation
December 20, 2006 at 12:34 pm
The driver of a St. Charles Parish school bus has been put on adminstrative leave pending an investigation into a bus accident.

Homeowner’s insurance Q & A
December 20, 2006 at 12:22 pm
Getting homeowner’s insurance in a post-Katrina world is both more difficult - and easier - than you might imagine.

Well hello, Santa Well hello, Santa
December 20, 2006 at 12:16 pm
As Christmas day approaches, some children eagerly await Santa Claus’ arrival, but the children of inmates in the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility are hoping for angels.

Put 10 Commandments In Courthouse:  council Put 10 Commandments In Courthouse: council
December 20, 2006 at 12:11 pm
The Ten Commandments will be displayed in the St. Charles Parish Courthouse as part of a larger display of historical documents after a resolution offered up by Councilman Snookie Fauchex passed unanimously in a regular meeting.

If Kyle hasn’t earned his high school diploma, NOBODY HAS
December 20, 2006 at 12:00 pm
It seems like something so simple, after all it’s only a piece of paper with an emblem on it and a name of a graduate, but it represents something precious to a young man battling cancer in St. Charles Parish; it’s his wish - perhaps his dying wish - to receive his high school diploma.

Everybody’s rooting for Kyle at Hahnville High
December 20, 2006 at 11:42 am
I remember Kyle in my freshman-experience class. He was always smiling, extremely caring, and dedicated to his friends. That’s not to say I was close to Kyle. I wasn’t, at least not like many of our classmates were. But in hearing about his struggles I feel I am right there with him fighting this battle.

River of love for Kyle B as he fights for his life
December 20, 2006 at 11:38 am
Prayers, cards, blood donations and money continue to pour in for cancer-stricken teenager Kyle Bergeron on the heels of the Herald-Guide’s dramatic front page story, Only a miracle can save Kyle Bergeron, in our Dec. 14 edition.

Mission Possible
December 14, 2006 at 9:54 am

Deep inside the courthouse, beyond the glass doors down far below the elevators and two flights of stairs - literally in the basement - is the nerve center of St. Charles Parish ... the Emergency Office of Preparedness and Homeland Security.

Parish schools own what teachers and students create in class
December 13, 2006 at 2:13 pm


In a ground-breaking move, the St. Charles Parish student and teacher ideas developed on school time or using school resources belong to the school board, not to the teachers and students who came up with them.



Crack cocaine, fake crack and marijuana rounded up in bust
December 13, 2006 at 2:08 pm


Sheriff’s deputies arrested 13 men on various drug charges - including distribution of crack cocaine and fake crack cocaine - to conclude an undercover drug investigation in St. Charles Parish, say reports.



Destrehan wife booked in attempted murder
December 13, 2006 at 2:03 pm




A Destrehan woman fired two shots at her husband wounding him in the stomach and buttocks, say official reports


Gunmen terrorize mother & baby, demand cash, flee in Oldsmobile
December 13, 2006 at 2:01 pm
LULING - Two men forced their way into a woman’s home near the 1200 block of Paul Frederick Street, demanded money and then fired a shot into the woman’s sofa before forcing her outside with her 2-year-old baby - and pumping another bullet into the ground.


State cancels plan  for Highway 90 median
State cancels plan for Highway 90 median
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Following public outcry from residents, business owners and state and local officials, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has canceled plans to install a median with four turning lanes on Highway 90 through Boutte.