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Police: 4 injured in hammer, knife attack Police: 4 injured in hammer, knife attack
February 28 at 10:33 am
A Kenner woman and her mother are accused of using a hammer and knife to attack and injure four St. Rose women inside their home. One of the victims says she was knocked unconscious by the hammer while another was stabbed three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade
February 28 at 10:32 am
With more than 50 years of history, the Krewe of Des Allemands parade will roll down its familiar route with 14 floats and more than 250 riders.

25 floats, 400 riders will parade through Luling 25 floats, 400 riders will parade through Luling
February 28 at 10:26 am
Around 400 riders will grace 25 floats when the Krewe of Lul rolls through the streets of Luling on Saturday.

Ryder Albarado weighed only one pound and 12 ounces when he was born. Doctors had to perform a risky surgery on Ryder’s mother, Lindsey, while he was in the womb. Both mother and son could have lost their lives during the procedure. Luling ‘miracle baby’ returns home months after emergency procedure
February 21 at 3:10 pm
A baby boy who was born 15 weeks premature last year after his mother had to undergo surgery for a medical emergency has finally been released to his family’s home in Luling.

Dozens express concern, support as rezoning of heliport site pushed through
February 21 at 3:09 pm
The proposed development of a heliport along I-310 in the Esperanza Business Park in Luling is one step closer to fruition after the St. Charles Parish Council voted in favor of allowing rezoning of the land despite the opposition of several residents.

Destrehan engineer played key role in Nagin’s conviction
February 21 at 3:08 pm
When jurors returned a guilty verdict on 20 of 21 charges in the corruption trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, a few of the key bribery charges were pinned on underhanded deals between Nagin and a Destrehan engineer.

Schools in need of substitute bus drivers
February 21 at 3:06 pm
St. Charles Parish Public Schools is searching for substitute drivers to help them keep 131 buses running that transport over 8,500 students to and from school every day.

3 vie for West Bank’s at-large seat 3 vie for West Bank’s at-large seat
February 21 at 3:02 pm
In April, voters will decide between three West Bank residents who are vying to fill the at-large council seat vacated by former Councilman Clayton “Snookie” Faucheux.

Kevin Adams New Sarpy man banned from owning animals
February 21 at 3:01 pm
A New Sarpy man who was arrested after 17 malnourished pit bull terriers were found in his home will not be able to own animals for three years after pleading guilty to three counts of animal cruelty.

Darryl Davis Ex-con gets 12 years in connection with Luling death
February 21 at 2:59 pm
A Luling man will spend 12 years in jail in connection with the death of his sister’s boyfriend.

Nick Saltaformaggio was named Hahnville High School's new head football coach at the Feb. 19 school board meeting. New HHS coach brings discipline, high energy
February 21 at 2:57 pm
Nick Saltaformaggio will succeed Lou Valdin as head coach of Hahnville High School’s football program.

Legislature looks at reforming unconstitutional tenure law
February 14 at 1:37 pm
A 2012 law making it easier to fire tenured teachers and more difficult for new teachers to earn tenure was recently ruled unconstitutional by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Julian Charron, a junior at Destrehan High School, kneels next to a robot he and other students built. Robotics business sells machines to perform chores
February 14 at 1:35 pm
Destrehan High School student Julian Charron envisions a world where robots take over basic tasks, such as cutting grass, cleaning windows and mopping floors.

Robert Wingrove Luling man pleads guilty to operating meth lab
February 14 at 1:33 pm
A Luling man who was one of four people arrested for manufacturing meth in a Coronado Park home has pled guilty.

Last November, Taylor Waterfowl took Bryson Tabor, 10, of Houma, to Lake Cataouatche for his first duck hunt. Since their inception, Taylor Waterfowl has taken a dozen children on free duck hunts around the area. The organization is hoping to secure funds for a custom boat with wheelchair access for disabled hunters. Tragic murder inspires Paradis hunter to start charitable program
February 14 at 1:29 pm
Nathan Verdin’s love of hunting began at a young age when he shot his first deer as a 9-year-old. When a cousin was killed and another became disabled after an accident, Verdin turned to hunting to ease the pain.

Des Allemands woman burned down neighbor’s home, police say Des Allemands woman burned down neighbor’s home, police say
February 14 at 12:19 pm
A Des Allemands woman was so upset after getting into a fight with her neighbors that she took a can of gasoline, poured it under their home and lit it on fire, according to police.

Businessman charged with extortion Businessman charged with extortion
February 08 at 8:49 am
A Gonzales businessman was arrested last week and charged with extortion after police say he called a Destrehan contractor 23 times and threatened to harm the man’s family.

Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest Win $100 in Herald-Guide’s Facebook contest
February 07 at 10:16 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide will give away $100 to one of our Facebook fans on Feb. 14 as a Valentine’s Day gift to a loyal reader.

Local experts share gardening tips for both new and established gardens
Local experts share gardening tips for both new and established gardens
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For gardeners who are just getting into gardening as well as those finding themselves having to replant after last year’s brutal winter, there are plenty of new plants to consider this year. However, local experts say the basics of setting up a garden that will last for years comes down to good planning.

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