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New Sarpy fire destroys home, leaves 10 children homeless New Sarpy fire destroys home, leaves 10 children homeless
December 05, 2007 at 1:19 pm
Orvette Smith, of 925 Terrace St., in New Sarpy, a long-time custodian for St. Charles Parish Public Schools, stood in shock when he discovered his family's home had been destroyed by a fire.

Gamblers spend big in parish
December 05, 2007 at 1:05 pm
Gamblers no longer need to trek to Las Vegas or Atlantic City to find the action they crave.

Witnesses say alleged thief beaten by deputies Witnesses say alleged thief beaten by deputies
December 05, 2007 at 12:53 pm
On Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m., a woman leaving the CVS Pharmacy in Luling had her purse snatched from her shoulder while she was attempting to load merchandise into the trunk of her car. Police quickly apprehended Charles Baloney, 20, but his arrest led to a police officer being injured and allegations of police brutality.

Chauvin
December 05, 2007 at 12:39 pm
Joyce Andre Chauvin died on Thursday, Nov.29, 2007 in Norco, LA. Wife of the late Harry Joseph Chauvin, Sr. Daughter of the late Oscar Andre and Corine Lejuene Andre. Mother of Brenda Chauvin, Jerry Lentjes and husband, Fred, Harry Chauvin, Jr. and wife, Suzie, Jill Morales and husband, Chris and the late Tammy Chauvin.

Pensis
December 05, 2007 at 12:38 pm
David Lee Pensis passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. in Luling. Beloved husband of Peraline D. Pensis.

Donahue
December 05, 2007 at 12:37 pm
Emelda Hahn Donahue, age 83, born in New Orleans, passed away at her Luling residence on Friday, Nov. 23, 2007. She was the beloved wife of her dearly departed husband Lloyd "Nemo" Donahue and daughter of the late May Krieger Hahn and Fredrick John Hahn, Sr. A loving sister to Dolores H. Walker and Fredrick J. Hahn, Jr.

Sheriff's Reports
December 05, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Arrests
•Scott H. Whittington, 42, of 311 Ormond Village in Destrehan was arrested on Nov. 9 and charged with aggravated assault.

Sneaky scoundrel steals several snakes from store
December 05, 2007 at 12:33 pm
On either late Sunday night or early Monday morning, the Tropical Fish and More pet shop in Boutte experienced a break in. The owner suffered the loss of $700 from the previous day's earnings, and 10red-tailed baby boas worth about $100 dollars each.

The HIGHS and LOWS of playing football
December 05, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Covering sports over the last 23 years has given me a good perspective of the highs and lows of what really goes on in the sports world.

Luling woman killed in 3 vehicle crash on I-10 east
December 05, 2007 at 12:32 pm
A three vehicle crash over the Thanksgiving holiday claimed the life of Luling resident Meghan Stabile, who was ejected from the passenger side seat of a Toyota Celica on Nov. 26.

Battle brewing over projects in New Orleans
December 05, 2007 at 12:29 pm
Apparently, there is going to be another war in New Orleans.

GOOD CATCH. Destrehan receiver and LSU signee Tim Molton catches a pass from fellow LSU signee Jordan Jefferson
during the first quarter of the Wildcats’ 59-7 rout of Westgate.
VICTORY
December 05, 2007 at 12:29 pm
It only took Destrehan one quarter to lock up an appearance in the 2007 5A state championship game, as the Wildcats used 20 points in that frame, and 18 more in the second, to cruise to a 59-7 semifinal win over Westgate.

Louisiana to have party primaries for senatorial race
December 05, 2007 at 12:28 pm
This is the last year for open primaries in national elections for federal officials in Louisiana. Next year, party primaries will determine the candidates for the general elections.

Dead zone gets bigger as incentives grow
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
As if Louisiana does not have enough trouble with its eroding wetlands, it is faced with a huge dead zone right off its coast.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
December 05, 2007 at 12:26 pm
“Moments Like This” by Sarah Treicher is the November winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Saints coach should stuff play list in his mouth
December 05, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Saints Coach Sean Payton should have muzzled his mouth completely when he ordered that pitch-out at the end of the game against Tampa Sunday.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
December 05, 2007 at 12:24 pm
“A Sportsman’s Love” by Rose Orgeron got the most votes last week and is the Nov. 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

UWSC launches early childhood development partnership, Success By 6
December 05, 2007 at 12:23 pm
The United Way of St. Charles is launching a new early childhood development parternership to enhance support for parents and improve early learning for children in the area.

Former HHS star scoresTD in NFL debut
Former HHS star scoresTD in NFL debut
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How about the opening NFL game in the career of former Hahnville High School and LSU running back Alfred Blue?