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Business grant and loan meeting
June 27, 2008 at 12:50 pm
LAPLACE - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Phase II LA Business Recovery Grant and Loan Program informational meeting on Friday, June 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the chamber located at 301 W. Airline Highway, Ste. 201 in LaPlace.

This program is designed to support small businesses in 20 parishes recovering from the after-effects of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

The meeting is open to the community. Seating is limited to the first 50 people that RSVP.

RSVP by phone at 985-359-9777 or by email at info@riverregionchamber.org.

Shriner center hosts dance
June 27, 2008 at 12:49 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.

Shriner center hosts dance
June 27, 2008 at 11:31 am
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.

Triad committee meets June 26
June 26, 2008 at 12:49 pm
LULING - The Triad will hold a community meeting on Thursday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling located at 140 Angus Dr.

Sheriff Greg Champagne invites all senior citizens to attend. The meeting topic will zero in on hurricane preparedness and crime prevention. Lunch will be served.
For more information on the Triad program, contact Lori Duplessis at 985-783-1355.

Bayou Gauche committee meets
June 26, 2008 at 12:49 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The Bayou Gauche Citizens Action Committee will hold a general meeting on Thursday, June 26 at 6 p.m. to elect new officers at the Bayou Gauche Fire Hall.

For more information, call Denise Petit at 985-758-5229.

Nine wins lead to championship Nine wins lead to championship
June 25, 2008 at 2:54 pm
After a first-game loss and entering the losers bracket, Norco girls 13-14 softball team endured a grueling nine-game winning streak to win the parish champ title.

St. Rose T-ball champions St. Rose T-ball champions
June 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm
Pictured are: (kneeling) Tyler Morton, Alton Newton III, Syre' Lewis, Eric Ramon, Nathan Rhodes.

New Sarpy Blue Devils win division New Sarpy Blue Devils win division
June 25, 2008 at 2:51 pm
The New Sarpy Blue Devils won the St. Charles Parish American League 13- to 14-year-old championship.

Lyndon Eusea drafted in Major Leagues Lyndon Eusea drafted in Major Leagues
June 25, 2008 at 2:33 pm
Hahnville High School graduate Lyndon Eusea was drafted on June 6 in the 46th round to the Minnesota Twins as a right fielder.

Hurricanes place second in 2008 tournament Hurricanes place second in 2008 tournament
June 25, 2008 at 2:31 pm
The Boutte Hurricanes are the second runner up in the 2008 T-Ball Tournament.

12-year-old All-Stars place third in state 12-year-old All-Stars place third in state
June 25, 2008 at 2:28 pm
The St. Charles Parish 12-year-old All-Star team won third place in the 2008 Louisiana State Championship USSSA for baseball.

Mustangs headed to World Series Mustangs headed to World Series
June 25, 2008 at 2:27 pm
The Mustangs won the 10U Majors USSSA Louisiana State Championship in Carencro on June 20 through 22. As state champions, the team will advance to the World Series in Birmingham, Ala. in July.

SAC-AU-LAIT. This week’s Herald-Guide outdoor reporter that there’s still sac-au-lait being caught in Lake Cataouatche, most with red, white and chartreuse tub jigs. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
June 25, 2008 at 2:25 pm
By Bruce McDonald

If you are waiting for the fish to start biting, Louisiana waters are the place to be. July is the month to do it in.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners
June 25, 2008 at 2:21 pm
Alyssa Ann Dowouis was one of two students who won top honors in South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association's annual Rural Electric Youth Tour Writing Competition.

St. Charles Art Guild sponsors acrylics workshop St. Charles Art Guild sponsors acrylics workshop
June 25, 2008 at 2:17 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild recently sponsored a workshop, “Acrylics and Acrylic Medium: Beginners to Advanced” with instructor Larisa Clevenger.

Camera Shootout 2008 June 19 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 June 19 Weekly Winner
June 25, 2008 at 2:14 pm
“Got bail?” by Gena Schmill got the most votes last week and is the June 19 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Lafayette comic book artist leads workshop Lafayette comic book artist leads workshop
June 25, 2008 at 2:11 pm
Comic book writer and artist, Rob Guillory of Lafayette, leads a comic making workshop for teens at the St. Rose library on June 17.

Summer Book Reviews Summer Book Reviews
June 25, 2008 at 2:08 pm
Geek High by Piper Banks is a teen novel that follows the life of Miranda Bloom, a student at Nottingham Independent School, which is filled with gifted and high IQ intellectuals who refer to the school as "Geek High."

Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
Lightning strike blamed for Luling blaze
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A Luling family is picking up the pieces after a massive fire potentially caused by a lightning strike engulfed and destroyed their home Sunday night.

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