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Council’s new faces say parish ready for change
November 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
Residents of St. Charles Parish spoke loud and clear about the direction they want the area to head by electing several new faces to the council.

Shrimp industry’s struggles hit Grand Isle
November 28, 2007 at 1:21 pm
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) _ This old fishing town is losing one shrimp dock, and now it may lose the only one left on an island where life has always been about fishing.

St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record
November 28, 2007 at 1:17 pm
The St. Charles Extreme won the U-12 Recreational State Soccer Cup in New Orleans.

The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win
November 28, 2007 at 1:16 pm
The Mimosa Dolphins girls basketball team completed a perfect season by winning the St.Charles Parish 7 and 8-year-old girls tournament.

11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship 11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship
November 28, 2007 at 1:14 pm
The Louisiana Heat, an 11-year old baseball team recently took first place in the Katz Baseball Tournament.

HHS Lady Tigers place second in Central Lafourche Tournament HHS Lady Tigers place second in Central Lafourche Tournament
November 28, 2007 at 1:12 pm
Congratulations to the Hahnville High School Lady Tigers soccer team placed second in the Central Lafourche Tournament which was held Monday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday, Nov. 20 .

FAN OF THE WEEK FAN OF THE WEEK
November 28, 2007 at 1:07 pm
Along with the excitement of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.

Mimosa Mustangs get pep talk from Saints’ fullback, Karney Mimosa Mustangs get pep talk from Saints’ fullback, Karney
November 28, 2007 at 1:04 pm
Mike Karney, No. 44, fullback for the New Orleans Saints came to Luling to give the Mimosa Mustangs 11 and12-year-old recreational football team a pep-talk the night before their big play-off game where they squared off against St. Rose.

OUCH! That hurts ...
November 28, 2007 at 1:00 pm
The New Orleans Saints got back on stride this past weekend beating the Carolina Panthers in a convincing manner of 31-6, but it could not take away the sting of the triple overtime loss by the LSU Tigers to the Arkansas Razorbacks 50-48.

PRACTICE TIME. Destrehan’s varsity and JV squads hit the practice field to get ready for their semifinal contest against Westgate. Destrehan one win away from the Superdome
November 28, 2007 at 12:57 pm
As the No. 1 seed in 5A, Destrehan was a favorite to win the state championship, but few could have expected them to be so dominant in reaching that goal.

320 Monsanto Ave., Luling for $235,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Hayden to Patrick Hock & Carla Matherne on Oct. 26 Real Estate Transactions
November 28, 2007 at 12:53 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions are dated October 24th through November 16th.

Thanksgiving crafts at Mimosa Park school Thanksgiving crafts at Mimosa Park school
November 28, 2007 at 12:52 pm
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Mona Poche


LULING - Molly Poche worked on decorating a turkey with colorful feathers at the St. Rose Elementary Playgroup after listening to the story, Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving.

Parish kids celebrate visit with war veteran Parish kids celebrate visit with war veteran
November 28, 2007 at 12:51 pm
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Stephanie Laurent


DESTREHAN - The first grade students at St. Charles Borromeo School celebrated Veteran’s Day with two retired United States servicemen.

Elementary students donate food to needy Elementary students donate food to needy
November 28, 2007 at 12:49 pm
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Mona Poche


LULING - Mimosa Park students recently collected food items for the needy. Many boxes of non perishable food items were donated to the Social Concerns just in time for the holidays.

Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney Volleyball girls keep score at state tourney
November 28, 2007 at 12:47 pm
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Susan Landry


LULING - Members of the R. K. Smith Middle School volleyball team helped keep score for the State Volleyball tournament held at the Pontchartrain Center.

Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils Science night a BIG hit for R.J. Vial pupils
November 28, 2007 at 12:45 pm
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Angelle Babin


PARADIS - Sean Boyer and Peyton Gros discover the difference in magnetic strength of various magnets.

Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High Sugary-sweet babies born at Hahnville High
November 28, 2007 at 12:43 pm
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Paula Gonzales


BOUTTE - Hahnville High School students in Melinda Rappold’s Family and Consumer Science classes made Sugar Babies using a 5 lb. bag of sugar as the base of the baby to help students better understand the responsibilities involved in the day-to-day care of a baby.

A LESSON LEARNED. Retired home economics teacher, Robbie Tomeny, was a guest speaker at the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association’s November meeting. She instructed the group on how to set a holiday table.
Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
November 28, 2007 at 12:41 pm
THE PERFECT HOLIDAY PARTY. Robbie Tomeny, retired home economics teacher, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of the LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association held at Bull's Corner restaurant in LaPlace.

Destrehan teacher arrested in connection with alleged sexual tryst with student
Destrehan teacher arrested in connection with alleged sexual tryst with student
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A Destrehan High School teacher has been arrested after allegedly having sex with a student.