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Senior Connor Caminita waits for his pitch Destrehan advances in playoffs after beating Capt. Shreve 12-2
May 01 at 9:05 am
Playing at St. Thomas Aquinas in Hammond, despite being the lower seed and earning home field advantage, didn’t seem to disturb the Destrehan Fighting Wildcats as they defeated Captain Shreveport 12-2 Tuesday night.

Sophomore pitcher Austin Perrin Hahnville drops post season pitchers duel to Brother Martin, 3-0
May 01 at 8:38 am
It was a pitcher’s battle in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs as No. 19 seed Hahnville suffered a 3-0 loss to No. 14 seed Brother Martin at UNO’s Wesley Barrow Stadium Tuesday night.

Longtime Herald-Guide co-publisher Colette Lottinger has passed away Longtime Herald-Guide co-publisher Colette Lottinger has passed away
April 28 at 11:42 am
Colette Lottinger, 76, passed away in her home, after a four-year battle with cancer.

Bayou Gauche Rd. Storm leaves SCP dealing with outages, wastewater problems
April 27 at 4:30 pm
Today's violent storm hit St. Charles Parish residents with power outages and a parishwide alert to stop wastewater use until further notice.

SCP residents urged to discontinue wastewater use
April 27 at 4:11 pm
St. Charles Parish residents are urged to discontinue wastewater usage if possible due to heavy rain and power outages, especially in the areas of Paradis and Bayou Gauche until further notice.

The top winners: Emily Bergeron, 1st Overall for Advanced Math/Functions and Statistics; Amy Kugler, 1st Overall for Journalism; and Kylie Revere, 1st Overall for Art.
St. Charles Comets in LaPlace shine at district rally
April 24 at 2:27 pm
St. Charles Catholic High School was honored to send thirty students to the annual South Central Louisiana District Literary Rally 2015.

Myrtis Dishmond TGMC Honors Myrtis Dishmond as March 2015 Employee of Month
April 24 at 2:19 pm
Terrebonne General Medical Center’s (TGMC), nationally recognized medical center, honors Myrtis Dishmond as the March Employee of the month.

From left are Kerry Schaubhut, Paige Dunn and Austin Riley. In the background is Jason Riley (far right). R.J. Vial awareness month
April 24 at 2:12 pm
R. J. Vial Elementary school in Paradis welcomed a guest speaker from Canada who presented a “powerful message of inspiration” to the faculty, staff, students and visitors during a community morning meeting.

St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder St. Rose man convicted of teen's murder
April 24 at 1:54 pm
A St. Rose man has been convicted of murder in connection with the May 29, 2012 slaying of 19-year-old Jared Mealey in the Preston Hollow neighborhood.

Robot grant for Hahnville High School Robot grant for Hahnville High School
April 24 at 1:49 pm
Elaine Fitzgerald, adviser for the Hahnville Engineering and Robotics Club received a $4,000 grant from Entergy Corporation in March.

Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother Lakewood Elementary fifth-grader wins state honors for letter about her mother
April 24 at 1:26 pm
How one interprets the children’s book, “The Giving Tree,” depends on the reader

Sheriff’s Reports
April 24 at 1:22 pm
Arrests

• William Savoie, 34, of 2351 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan, was arrested and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling on April 13.

Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek Roller derby team skates through St. Charles Parish on 2,800-mile trek
April 24 at 1:17 pm
A roller derby team from Colorado skated through Louisiana this month as part of their 2,800 mile coast-to-coast, cross-country cause.

Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Seventh annual Date with Destiny program will be held April 30 at Hilton New Orleans Airport for area women interested in working in the area’s petrochemical industry. The program is free. Women sought for high-paying jobs
April 24 at 11:58 am
Norco Manufacturing Complex’s Date With Destiny program was created to literally build a pipeline for women to enter the petrochemical field – and it’s working.

Dr. Wilson P. Couch with his wife and nurse, Merele. Time moves on, but Dr. Couch is not forgotten
April 24 at 11:39 am
The small, orange brick building at 15160 U.S. Hwy. 90 in Paradis, where Dr. Wilson P. Couch practiced medicine for more than 40 years is getting a new tenant.

Suspected pusher busted in Luling Suspected pusher busted in Luling
April 24 at 11:29 am
An anonymous tip led the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office to the arrest of a suspected drug pusher in Luling and seizure of a stash including nearly 1,200 grams of raw marijuana.

Terry Authement Former councilman Authement running for parish president
April 24 at 11:10 am
After serving 12 years on the St. Charles Parish Council, Terry Authement has announced he’s running for parish president.

Sidney K. Smith New Sarpy murder suspect turns himself in
April 24 at 11:00 am
New Sarpy resident Sidney K. Smith, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year old Warren Sanders last Saturday night.

Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison
Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison
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A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012 killing of 19-year-old Jared Mealey, also of St. Rose.