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Luling aids  7-year-old girl  fighting leukemia Luling aids 7-year-old girl fighting leukemia
July 10 at 3:10 pm
By Kristen Higdon
Contributing Writer
editor@heraldguide.com

On July 18, there will be a blood drive to benefit Sara Edler of Luling, who was recently diagnosed with pre B-cell leukemia.

Isoms recount ‘scariest night’ in house fire Isoms recount ‘scariest night’ in house fire
July 10 at 3:08 pm
Denise Isom’s voice was hoarse as she spoke last week, just two days after a fire destroyed her home of more than 36 years.

St. Rose woman attempts to  electrocute  husband  in Jacuzzi St. Rose woman attempts to electrocute husband in Jacuzzi
July 10 at 3:04 pm
A St. Rose woman was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after she allegedly tried to electrocute her husband.

Luling man dies in fire Wednesday Luling man dies in fire Wednesday
July 09 at 4:00 pm
State Fire Marshal investigators are determining the possible causes of a fire that killed a Luling homeowner Wednesday.

Mother, 2 children reported missing from SCP celebration have been found Mother, 2 children reported missing from SCP celebration have been found
July 05 at 4:25 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has located a mother and her two children who were reported missing after a Fourth of July celebration.

A second teen arrested in crash that killed HHS student A second teen arrested in crash that killed HHS student
July 03 at 9:50 pm
A second teen, Bailey Picou, 17, of Luling, has been arrested and charged with accessory to negligent homicide in connection with Monday's fatal wreck in Hahnville.

Destrehan couple fight cancer Destrehan couple fight cancer
July 02 at 3:45 pm
By Kristen Higdon
Contributing writer
editor@heraldguide.com

In early May, Emile and Erica Broussard of Destrehan started what would turn out to be a long and trying road of uncertainty and shock.

Hahnville family reflecting on daughter’s loss Hahnville family reflecting on daughter’s loss
July 02 at 3:35 pm
“It’s not fair. She was 24 and her husband was 22. I wish it was me first,” said Davis Nicholas Jr. of Hahnville about losing his daughter, Destinee, and son-in-law, Austin, in a bizarre three-vehicle accident.

Chef Jeff filming a fall episode of his nationally syndicated “Flip My Food” cooking show at Louisiana Catfish Festival. Local residents participated in the cooking demonstrations, as well as skinning a catfish. Chef Jeff films fall episode of ‘Flip My Food’ at Louisiana Catfish Fest in Des Allemands
July 02 at 3:31 pm
Word came a week before the Louisiana Catfish Festival that Chef Jeff and his film crew were coming to film all things catfish.

New sidewalks, historic lights and improved landscaping will breathe new life into Norco New sidewalks, historic lights and improved landscaping will breathe new life into Norco
July 02 at 3:25 pm
A $100,000 grant from Shell-Motiva’s Norco Economic Development Foundation (NEDF) is kicking off a long-desired revitalization project for Norco.

Aerial view of Monsanto’s Luling facility, targeted for a proposed $1 billion expansion to make dicamba along with glyphosate, better known as Roundup. $1B Monsanto expansion could lead to 95 permanent jobs
July 02 at 2:38 pm
If the Monsanto board approves the move in January, the company’s Luling site will get a $1 billion upgrade to make the herbicide, dicamba.

Movie credits  cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish Movie credits cap stalls studio expansion in St. Charles Parish
July 02 at 2:35 pm
A multi-million-dollar expansion planned at Quixote Studios in St. Rose is on hold indefinitely while the film industry sorts out bills Gov. Bobby Jindal signed last week capping tax credits that has lured hundreds of film productions to Louisiana.

Des Allemands  mother wants answers to daughter’s murder Des Allemands mother wants answers to daughter’s murder
July 02 at 2:29 pm
When friends reported that a burning vehicle found in New Orleans East looked like her daughter’s car, Jolene Dufrene said, “I knew in my heart that was it.”

Dentist Spotlight - Thorson Dentistry For Kids Dentist Spotlight - Thorson Dentistry For Kids
June 26 at 2:17 pm
Dr. Elizabeth Thorson originally hails from the tiny town of Horton, Kansas, but after completing her dental residency at LSU, she’d fallen in love with Louisiana.

Dentist Spotlight - Sweet Tooth Dental Dentist Spotlight - Sweet Tooth Dental
June 26 at 2:14 pm
Sweet Tooth Dental’s practice philosophy goes beyond typical dental care by educating patients on oral health and prevention of disease. The goal of their practice is to help their patients keep their natural teeth for life.

Dentist Spotlight - St. Charles  Community Health Center Dentist Spotlight - St. Charles Community Health Center
June 26 at 2:11 pm
Making it a mission to show children that coming to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary, Dr. Brigette Jones is the latest addition to the St. Charles Community Health Center in Norco.

Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
June 26 at 2:08 pm
Serving St. Charles Parish more than 20 years, Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (POSM) opened a new location in Boutte in October 2013.

Physician Spotlight - Dr. Brett Hymel Physician Spotlight - Dr. Brett Hymel
June 26 at 1:59 pm
With a growing practice and return to his native St. Charles Parish, Dr. Brett Hymel specializes in gastroenterology (GI) and will begin seeing patients in the area on July 23.

Jefferson enjoys role with Tigers
Jefferson enjoys role with Tigers
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Patrick Peterson. Tyrann Mathieu. Morris Claiborne. Eric Reid. Those are just a few of the names that have led LSU to be renowned nationwide for its great defensive back play, year in and year out. And Destrehan alumnus Rickey Jefferson aims to add his name to that list.