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Library holding free cookbook exchange, tea
May 17, 2008 at 1:52 pm
LULING - The West Regional Library, located at 105 Lakewood Dr. in Luling will host the following events during the month of May. They are:

•Saturday May 17: 2 p.m.: Cookbook Exchange. Join us for our first ever cookbook exchange. Bring a cookbook(s) you no longer use and exchange it for someone else's. For more information call Julie at 985-785-8471.

•Saturday May 24: 2 p.m. - 4.p.m.: Mother - Daughter Tea Party - Participants will learn proper etiquette and how to make tea. Traditional tea refreshments will be served. For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, so call 985-785-8471 to register.

Raffle tickets on sale for pageant
May 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival is seeking girls ages 11-13 who are interested in selling raffle tickets to be eligible for the title of Junior Catfish Queen XXVI.

The Louisiana Catfish Festival children's pageant will be May 17. For information or to sell tickets, call Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.

Arc of St. Charles in search of talent
May 17, 2008 at 12:07 pm
LULING - The Arc of St. Charles is in need of entertainment for the organizations annual spring festival to be held Saturday, May 17 at Monsanto Park in Luling from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The group needs dancing groups, choirs, singing troups, magicians and musicians who would be interested in volunteering their time and talent to perform for the festival.
Interested parties should contact Raven or Marie at the Arc of St. Charles at 985-785-0971.

Pageant raffle tickets on sale
May 17, 2008 at 10:56 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival is seeking girls ages 11-13 who are interested in selling raffle tickets to be eligible for the title of Junior Catfish Queen XXVI.

The Louisiana Catfish Festival children's pageant will be May 17. For information or to sell tickets, call Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.

Theater closes season with London play
May 16, 2008 at 12:11 pm
KENNER - The Rivertown Repertory Theatre closes the season with the Gulf South premier of the London hit musical comedy By Jeeves May 16 through June 1.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets prices are $25 for adults, $22 for students between the ages of 13 and 21 and seniors aged 55 and up, and $12 for children between 5 and 12.

An optional pre-performance buffet served by Messina’s is also available for $20 for adults and $12 for children. Reservations are required for the buffet. Group rates are also available.

The theater is located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s historical district. Call 504-468-7221 Tuesdays through Fridays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for tickets and reservations.

Church screening could save lives
May 15, 2008 at 1:53 pm
LULING - The First Baptist Church of Luling will host a Stroke, Vascular Disease and Heart Rhythm Screening in Luling on May 15. The site is located at 921 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling with appointments beginning at 9 a.m.
Recommended baseline screenings include stroke/carotid artery, atrial fibrillation, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral arterial disease.

To schedule an appointment, call Joelle Reizes at jreizes@llsa.com.

Montz association holds meeting
May 15, 2008 at 1:52 pm
MONTZ- The Montz Civic Association will hold a meeting on May 15 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Norco Civic Hall on Goodhope Street.

Summer camps expanded to include the west bank
May 14, 2008 at 5:32 pm
The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department has found the solution for those working families and their children on the west bank this summer by adding two additional camp sites at Luling Elementary and Eual Landry Middle School.

Destrehan boys tennis team take second place at state tournament Destrehan boys tennis team take second place at state tournament
May 14, 2008 at 3:03 pm
Congratulations to the Destrehan High School boys tennis team for their outstanding performance at the state 5A competition on April 29 and April 30 in Lafayette.

Lafreniere’s ‘96 Sting wins state championship, three locals compete Lafreniere’s ‘96 Sting wins state championship, three locals compete
May 14, 2008 at 3:02 pm
The Lafreniere ’96 Sting U-12 girls soccer team won the Division I Allstate Sugarbowl State Championship in Lafayette on May 3 and 4.

DHS, HHS set for spring games DHS, HHS set for spring games
May 14, 2008 at 3:00 pm
Though the official kick off to the 2008 season is still three months away, both Destrehan and Hahnville will get to strap on the pads one final time before summer starts when they travel for their annual spring games.

Speed Racer Speed Racer
May 14, 2008 at 2:58 pm
For most car-racing junkies, a seven-day trek to some of the premier racetracks the United States sounds like the perfect vacation. And for Devin Clancy of Destrehan, traveling thousands of miles in the 2008 One Lap of America car competition gives him the opportunity to do just that. After all, he just wrapped up this year’s competition.

Lola. Pets of the Week
May 14, 2008 at 2:55 pm
Lola, a 3-month-old Chow/Shepherd mix is currently available for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter.

Camera Shootout 2008 May 8 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May 8 Weekly Winner
May 14, 2008 at 2:53 pm
“Fighting Lizards” by Jessica Kluttz got the most votes last week and is the May 8 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
May 14, 2008 at 2:50 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

PREPARATION. Brandon Zeringue prepares pottery for glazing. Pit-fired pottery
May 14, 2008 at 2:48 pm
At the center of the art world there lies a vast array of technique, talent and craftsmanship that can only be found within the creative mind of an artist.

Community Chorus
May 14, 2008 at 2:41 pm
Community chorus representative Marilyn Richoux, along with other choir members, cordially invites the public to attend the Spring Concert of the Community Chorus of the River Parishes on May 23.

World summit at Hahnville church
May 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm
HAHNVILLE - The Harvest Time Christian Center will host the 2008 Impacting Your World Summit on Wednesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. at the church located on River Road in Hahnville.

The program will feature guest speaker Dr. LaFayette Scales of the Rhema Christian Center in Columbus, Ohio and host pastors Rev. Eldridge and Dena Moll.

For more information, call 985-783-9825.

DHS valedictorian Randy Harvey hopes to design sports complexes
DHS valedictorian Randy Harvey hopes to design sports complexes
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Although Randall “Randy” Harvey had an idea he might be named Destrehan High School valedictorian this year, he still wasn’t as prepared for the news as he thought it might be.