Blazin’ Canes place 2nd in tournament Blazin’ Canes place 2nd in tournament
July 02, 2008 at 11:41 am
The USSSA 9AA Blazin' Canes baseball team from Destrehan finished their season by placing second in the 9AA state tournament held at Cypress Mounds in Baton Rouge.

Mimosa Red Socks wins championship Mimosa Red Socks wins championship
July 02, 2008 at 11:37 am
The Mimosa Dunn 11- and 12-year-old recreational baseball team won the parish championship in their division and were undefeated during tournament play.

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
July 02, 2008 at 11:34 am
By Bruce McDonald

While sitting around the table at a camp the conversation turns to four items this time of year.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
July 02, 2008 at 11:30 am
“Thirsty?” by Patti Goens got the most votes last week and is the July 3 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

German Coast Farmer’s Market celebrates fifth anniversary German Coast Farmer’s Market celebrates fifth anniversary
July 02, 2008 at 11:28 am
The German Coast Farmers’ Market celebrated the 5th anniversary of its East Bank location on June 14.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
July 02, 2008 at 11:26 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

VETERANS. Nearly 20 local veterans were honored last weekend at the West St. Charles Baptist Church. Honoring Our Veterans
July 02, 2008 at 11:17 am
Amidst the excitement of Independence Day, members of Boutte’s West St. Charles Baptist Church took time to honor and remember our local veterans and their commitment to our country.

Beauty & the Beast Beauty & the Beast
July 02, 2008 at 11:13 am
One of Disney’s most critically-acclaimed musicals comes to life this month as the River Region Drama Guild presents Beauty and the Beast.

Former head of schools Rice dies during lung transplant Former head of schools Rice dies during lung transplant
July 02, 2008 at 10:59 am
Former St. Charles Parish Superintendent Dr. Robert Rice, 69, passed away from complications associated with a lung transplant on June 21, but he won't be forgotten by many in the parish. Especially when people recall how he helped calm racial tensions after the murder of Timothy Weber.

Tragedy in Des Allemands Tragedy in Des Allemands
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
Just 30 short minutes before 29-year-old Pasquinel "Creature Man" Duran died, he was with his family. After all, it was a time for celebration - it was the young fisherman’s birthday.

St. Pierre: Parish vehicles   costing too much money St. Pierre: Parish vehicles costing too much money
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
Some parish workers will no longer be able to take their government-owned vehicles home with them anymore because it was costing tax payers too much money.

The Spillway Road is used by buses to carry children to school. Because the road is damaged, 321 students had to use the dangerous Airline Highway during the end of the year. Spillway Road should be fixed before school starts
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
For a majority of the year, the Bonnet Carré Spillway road serves as a pathway to school for 321 students each and every weekday. The opening of the spillway changed all that, and because the road took on extensive damage, the buses that carry those students were forced to use the dangerous Airline Highway after the opening.

Freckles is a 3-year-old lab mix that can sniff out bodies. Deputy saves dog, trains him to search for dead bodies
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
While they may be known as "man's best friend," St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputy Ricky Oubre is quickly becoming theirs.

Caldwell: Bunge has right to expand
July 02, 2008 at 9:51 am
Residents waiting patiently for word on the Bunge grain elevator decision won't be happy. The state’s attorney general, Buddy Caldwell, recently offered his opinion and said that the grain elevator has the right to expand.

Pastor honored for 26 years of service
June 29, 2008 at 12:50 pm
PARADIS - The First Baptist Church Family of Paradis would like to invite all church families and friends to pastor, Elder Albert M. Charles’ 26th anniversary on Sunday, June 29 at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Frank Davis, Jr. of Bible Way Baptist Church of New Orleans.

The church is also teaching an adult class on the book of John and a children’s class on Jesus on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
For more information, call Lois Griffin at 985-758-1543.

‘French Bred’ to perform at dance
June 28, 2008 at 12:51 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church will host their monthly dance on Saturday, June 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center. Music by French Bred. Tickets: $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, call the church at 985-758-7542.

Ryan Post to sing at Mochachino’s
June 28, 2008 at 12:50 pm
DESTREHAN - Singer-songwriter Ryan Post will play at Mochachino’s on Ormond Boulevard on Saturday, June 28 at 6 p.m. Post, 26, is a native of Luling and a graduate of Hahnville High School. He has been writing, recording, and performing his own music for several years.

The style of Ryan’s music has been described as a unique blend of blues, jazz, and pop-rock. After releasing his first full-length studio album Nola in the Fall of 2006, Ryan’s music has received radio airplay from several radio stations in Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, and other states.

‘Take Me Fishing’ foundation dance
June 27, 2008 at 12:52 pm
DESTREHAN - The Jerusalem Shrine Center located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will host the Take Me Fishing Foundation Dance on June 27 from 8 p.m. until midnight.
Food, beer and set-ups provided. Bring your own liquor. Music will be performed by The Treater Band.

Tickets: $50 per couple or $300 for corporate table. Corporate tables include eight seats.

For tickets, contact Johnny Polk at 504-416-0836, Elliot Madere at 985-212-9502, Willie Smith at 504-415-8052, Roland Champagne at 504-485-1078, or Danny Ledet at 985-807-3178.

Destrehan will be put to the test throughout 2015 football season
Destrehan will be put to the test throughout 2015 football season
Destrehan hasn’t lost many games over the past two seasons. In fact, the Wildcats haven’t tasted on-field defeat at all in each of the past two regular seasons, en route to semifinalist and finalist finishes, respectively, in Class 5A.

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