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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.

Talking Points ... with Shonna Riggs
January 04, 2007 at 10:54 am
An innovative new program will help parents figure out what sorts of mental-health services are available for their children, which is going to help kids and their families lead happier and more productive lives.

Herald-Guide's Mike D ... BEST VOICE in radio, says Sports Illustrated
January 04, 2007 at 10:51 am
Herald-Guide sports columnist and nationally-known radio personality Mike Detillier has joined the ranks of ESPN’s Chris Fowler, CBS’s James Brown and Fox Sports’ Troy Aikman as the best of the best in sports analysis and commentary in SI.com’s 2006 Media Awards.

Fun, food and forthcoming events in St. Charles Parish
January 04, 2007 at 10:47 am
Everything happening in St. Charles Parish for the coming weeks ... from music to food to museums and tours - it's all here for you.

Can you top this? Can you top this?
January 04, 2007 at 10:41 am
Sandy Blalock’s Elvis poster is a classic that shows The King in his prime - before the stresses of living his life in a fishbowl led to the drug-induced heart attack that claimed in life in 1977.

Going up!
January 04, 2007 at 10:39 am
Cox Communications rates will increase for St. Charles Parish customers in February.

Kyle Bergeron:
1988-2006 Kyle’s with Jesus now
January 04, 2007 at 10:35 am
It was sunrise at the beach in Gulfshores, AL, on Dec. 30, 2006 when Kyle Bergeron's battle with cancer ended just the way he wanted it, with the gentle sound of the waves lapping the shore, flicks of orange and yellow light shining from the sun bursting between the clouds, and a white sandy beach filled with Footprints In The Sand, just like his favorite poem.

2 major restaurants moving to SC Parish
January 04, 2007 at 10:25 am
St. Charles Parish residents can expect a boost to the local economy in 2007 as national retail outlets, two major restaurants, manufacturing and light industrial companies, and construction companies bring their business to the area.

Parish declares all-out war on pesky skeeters
December 27, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Mosquitoes just about ate us all alive in 2006, but in 2007, the parish is fighting back - with high-tech computerized spraying, a new spray truck, year-round spraying and more spraying from airplanes.

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

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Surveillance footage has been released of a vehicle suspected of running over a St. Rose mother on Thanksgiving morning before driving off.