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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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Good news for Ama, no news for Willowdale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brought good news to St. Charles Parish residents that feared the West Bank Vicinity and Beyond levee protection project would force them from their homes.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Family member arrested for ‘07 St. Rose murder

Darlene Warren Smith and Marcus Warren have waited patiently to find out who killed their beloved mother in her St. Rose home on Aug. 13 of last year. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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St. Rose students rock out House of Blues

St. Rose Elementary teacher Tim Weller loves to teach children how to play the guitar. Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Fitness boot camp helps those willing to donate toys, coats

St. Charles Parish residents will have a new avenue to work off those holiday pounds with the opening of a fitness boot camp started by a former college coach who has worked with professional football players and junior Olympians.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Albert Cammon students use own trees to replenish park

Students from Albert Cammon Middle School did their part to help the Bayou Segnette State Park recover from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, planting close to 500 trees along a mile-long nature trail.Read More...
November 25, 2008 at 9:02 am
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Destrehan moves on to face Higgins in third round

The Destrehan Wildcats took an early 10-0 first quarter lead over Ruston and were able to hold off a late Bearcat rally for a 17-10 victory.Read More...
November 21, 2008 at 9:00 am
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‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
‘Inspirational Hero,’ service dog form dynamic duo
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With hardly a glance from anyone, Christopher James walks into class with Hamilton and starts his schoolwork at Hahnville High School.