Sports




Jim Burns, of Luling, poses with a 10-point buck he killed during the rut. Luling hunter kills 10-point on northshore
January 16 at 8:26 am
One of the most exciting times for deer hunters is the rut, when bucks let their guards down in order to pass their genes to another generation of deer.

Homeless Veterans Art Show
January 14 at 10:11 am
LULING – Veterans Outreach Ministries will hold the opening to its art show benefiting homeless veterans in St. Charles Parish on Jan. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish West Regional Library in Luling. Participants can contact Lisa Carey at 504-340-3429 for more information.

Financial Planning Workshop
January 13 at 10:10 am
LULING – The St. Charles Parish West Regional Library on 105 Lakewood drive will host the first in its series of Financial planning workshops beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Houma-based financial expert John E. Sirois. “Paying for Long-Term Care” is the topic, and will cover Medicaid, veterans’ benefits and long-term care insurance options.

Krewe of Mardi Gras 16th Annual Chili Cookoff
January 10 at 10:10 am
HOUMA – The Krewe of Mardi Gras will hold a chili cookoff at the Houma Airbase on 221 Moffet Road in Houma starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10. Admission is $10 with festivities including music by Ross Grisham, a live auction, and a half-and-half raffle.

Laketown 10K Race
January 10 at 10:10 am
KENNER – The city of Kenner will hold a 10K race and a 5K “Mayor’s” run starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10. Admission is $40 for the 10K and $30 for the 5K, with both beginning on the lakefront at the end of Williams Boulevard.

Free Practice ACT Test
January 10 at 10:09 am
DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish East Regional Library on 160 West Campus drive in Destrehan will offer a free opportunity for students to take a practice version of the ACT exam at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10. Though free, students must register by calling 1-800-273-8439 ext. 1400 or emailing InfoNO@Review.com.

Green onion deer sausage made by Bruce McDonald. Save a bundle by processing own deer meat
January 09 at 11:44 am
Many deer hunters are shocked at how much it cost to process a deer, even though they enjoy the luxury of having the meat processor debone the deer and turn it into ground meat, burritos, tamales and assorted sausages.

Will Matthews was selected to the Class 5A All-State team after rushing for 1,814 yards and scoring 26 touchdowns. 2 parish stars named All-State
January 09 at 11:08 am
Destrehan running back Will Matthews and Hahnville linebacker Dwaine Thomas were named to the Class 5A All-State team.

Hahnville 2014 All-District team Hahnville 2014 All-District team
January 09 at 11:04 am
First Team, All-District

Destrehan 2014 All-District team Destrehan 2014 All-District team
January 09 at 10:41 am
First Team, All-District

Quentin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Quentin
January 09 at 10:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Quentin, a male kitten who loves both cats and dogs.

AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard
January 09 at 10:38 am
Home gardeners around Louisiana frequently have fruit trees in their landscapes and when it comes to producing home-grown fruit, nothing could be easier than figs.

Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout
January 09 at 10:35 am
Make no mistake: St. Charles Parish has plenty of adorable children, funny dogs and beautiful sunsets. The St. Charles Herald-Guide’s 2014 Camera Shootout photography contest has come to a close, which means that the grand prize, a $500 Walmart gift card, will go to one talented parish resident.

Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport and RV Show
January 09 at 10:08 am
HOUMA – The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on 46 Civic Center boulevard in Houma will host a three-day event showcasing various RV’s, jet skis and boats in an “easy-to-shop and compare location.” The show will go from Friday, Jan. 9 until Sunday, Jan. 11.

Latest poll predicts Democrat-Republican runoff for governor Latest poll predicts Democrat-Republican runoff for governor
January 09 at 9:28 am
Louisiana’s open primary system allows for all candidates, regardless of party, to run on a single ballot, which in races for governor has traditionally created a runoff with a Republican versus a Democrat.

Don’t brand Scalise as a David Duke
January 09 at 9:27 am
We thought the political days of David Duke, our Ku Klux Klansman of yesteryear, were over when he disappeared from public attention after defeats in several races. One of them was in a runoff for governor against Edwin Edwards in which bumper stickers advertised “Vote for the crook. It’s important.” And they elected Edwards.

Antrim Antrim
January 09 at 9:24 am
Roberta “Bobbie” Antrim, a lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, passed away Dec. 30 at the age of 89.

Savoie Savoie
January 09 at 9:22 am
Beuvans A. Savoie, 82, a native of Des Allemands and a resident of Paradis, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 24.

30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
30,000 in state could lose jobs due to low oil prices
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Low oil prices could lead to the loss of 30,000 jobs throughout Louisiana, according to estimates from researchers at the Dallas Federal Reserve and the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The impact, however, likely won’t be felt as hard in St. Charles Parish as in other parts of the state.