Editorial




Last-minute vote in House ruled invalid
June 26 at 1:43 pm
A measure to significantly alter how the House elects its speaker, the chief presiding officer in the lower chamber, was passed with no advance notice and no debate during the waning moments of the recently-adjourned regular session.

Work to begin on  performing arts center in Luling Work to begin on performing arts center in Luling
June 26 at 1:41 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board unanimously agreed to take bids on site work for the system’s $35 million performing arts center, approved the millage tax collection to pay for it and hired a financial advisor for the bond issue for the project.

Anthony “Tony” Panek Anthony “Tony” Panek
June 26 at 1:39 pm
Anthony “Tony” Panek passed away unexpectedly on June 11, 2015 surrounded by loved ones. He was 68.

Jean Rita Petit Martin Felton Jean Rita Petit Martin Felton
June 26 at 1:37 pm
Jean Rita Petit Martin Felton passed away June 12, 2015.

Frank James Bertrand Frank James Bertrand
June 26 at 1:34 pm
Frank James Bertrand, 40, a native of Paradis, La., and a resident of Boutte, La., passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Sheriff’s Reports (June 25)
June 26 at 1:31 pm
Arrests

•Renesha Moore, 30, of 741 Emma Drive in Reserve, was arrested on June 18 and charged with theft of goods $500-$1,500.

Heliport going back to court Heliport going back to court
June 26 at 1:28 pm
Although 29th District Court Judge Timothy Marcel ruled against Tim Mayeaux’s proposed heliport on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, the Luling resident said he is appealing the decision.

Independence Day Celebration will  fire up more  spectacular finale Independence Day Celebration will fire up more spectacular finale
June 26 at 1:26 pm
This year’s 25th annual Independence Day Celebration will feature even more fireworks, local bands and “an even more spectacular grand finale.”

Luling native is assistant to Rep. Scalise Luling native is assistant to Rep. Scalise
June 26 at 1:22 pm
Kristen Higdon
Contributimg writer
editor@heraldguide.com

Every weeknight, Luling native Matthew Jewell begins his walk home from work.

Luling man falls prey to lotto scam Luling man falls prey to lotto scam
June 26 at 1:20 pm
A Pride, La., woman was arrested and charged with theft after a Luling man accused her of running an Internet scam that cost him thousands of dollars in entry fees for fake lottery prizes.

Fire destroys Ormond  family home Fire destroys Ormond family home
June 26 at 1:14 pm
As flames engulfed Ray Tyree’s home of 20 years in Destrehan last Thursday all he could think about was the fire consuming their precious memories until he realized there were people gathering all around.

Norco toddler beats doctors’ odds of survival Norco toddler beats doctors’ odds of survival
June 26 at 1:05 pm
By Kristen Higdon
Contributing writer
editor@heraldguide.com

Trish Caples-Tierney has always dealt with whatever life has thrown her with resilience.

FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’ FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
June 26 at 9:20 am
First Baptist Church in Luling recently held its annual Vacation Bible School under the direction of Rachel Mire with 180 students age K – 6th grade. Assisting Mire were about 90 workers with church youths and from area churches.

St. John Theatre will perform ‘Annie Get Your Gun’
June 26 at 9:19 am
The St. John Theatre will celebrate its 35th summer season in the historic theater with the production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Reviewed by Michael Duvoisin “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Reviewed by Michael Duvoisin
June 26 at 9:17 am
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, a fiction book, was written by J.K. Rowling. This is the final book in a seven part series, which is set in the present and takes place in the United Kingdom. However, most scenes take place at the school of Hogwarts.

St. Charles Women's Club makes difference, donates thousands St. Charles Women's Club makes difference, donates thousands
June 26 at 9:11 am
By Kristen Higdon

Many nonprofit organizations in the community are feeling the impact of extra funds generously donated to them from the St. Charles Women’s Club.

Easy catch of crabs in Lake Pontchartrain Easy catch of crabs in Lake Pontchartrain
June 26 at 9:08 am
Rising water temperature means an easy catch of crabs in Lake Pontchartrain.

Former DHS, LSU ace still chasing the dream Former DHS, LSU ace still chasing the dream
June 26 at 9:06 am
By Lori Lyons

There comes a time in every athlete’s life when he or she realizes, it’s time. It’s time to quit chasing the dream and give up the game.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Destrehan grandfather, grandson are real super heroes
Destrehan grandfather, grandson are real super heroes
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While Batman and Robin are known for keeping Gotham City safe from the Joker, Riddler and Penguin, around here they’re known for something very different — bringing some joy into the lives of numerous youths.