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Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:53 pm
“Dolphin Splash” by Shari de Castro is the May monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:51 pm
“Sunday Picnic” by Amanda Robeau got the most votes last week and is the June 12 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Amanda.

Church hosts ladies tea June 28
June 18, 2008 at 12:49 pm
HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville Baptist Church will host a ladies tea on June 28. All ladies of the community are invited.

For more information, call the church at 985-783-1734 or 504-812-5580. Please inquire by June 18.

Hammett - Sacra Engagement Hammett - Sacra Engagement
June 18, 2008 at 12:46 pm
Sarah Elizabeth Hammett and Strother Lee Sacra, Jr., announce their engagement to be married.

Madere - Sassin Wedding Madere - Sassin Wedding
June 18, 2008 at 12:44 pm
Angelle Marie Madere and Brandon James Sassin exchanged vows during a candlelight ceremony on March 28 at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Hahnville.

Richert - Breaux Wedding Richert - Breaux Wedding
June 18, 2008 at 12:41 pm
Shannon Rae Richert and Shane Breaux were married on April 26 at Southern Oaks Plantation.

Cortez 63th Anniversary Cortez 63th Anniversary
June 18, 2008 at 12:40 pm
Murphy Cortez a native of Des Allemands married Mittie Stevens Cortez a native of Bayou Sally in Des Allemands on June 1, 1945.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
June 18, 2008 at 12:34 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Vanessa Robichaux of Des Allemands is pictured holding a Guatemalan orphan named Edwin. Bayou Angel
June 18, 2008 at 12:31 pm
Standing in a dilapidated orphanage in Guatemala, Vanessa Robichaux of Des Allemands is photographed holding a tiny infant boy named Edwin.

Pictured from left to right are: Pam Norfleet Director of Marketing at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Karen Russo, Counselor at Hahnville High School, Julie Bexford, Science Teacher at Harry Hurst Middle School, Candice Schmidt, English and Journalism Teach Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
June 18, 2008 at 12:21 pm
St. Charles Parish Hospital, in collaboration with the St. Charles Parish Public School System, recently hosted three teacher interns from the School-to-Career program.

Four herbs that love hot weather
June 18, 2008 at 12:19 pm
Many popular herbs languish in the heat of summer, and some down right pitch a fit. Herbs that do not like our hot, wet summers include thyme, chives, sage, parsley, cilantro, French tarragon, lavender, feverfew and chamomile.

Summer is time to beautify, educate, celebrate
June 18, 2008 at 11:39 am
By Renee Allemand
Crews around the parish are working hard this summer on some new beautification projects,they’re also getting a fringe benefit.

TheLeiberman-Warner act dies (Temporarily)
June 18, 2008 at 11:37 am
The U.S. Senate wisely decided recently not to bring a very controversial bill, the Climate Security Act, to a floor vote. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senators Joe Leiberman and John Warner, would have attempted to ration carbon emissions by enacting a massive “cap-and-trade” system.

Jindal breaks word to voters
June 18, 2008 at 11:35 am
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A taxing problem?
June 18, 2008 at 11:33 am
It's a battle the St. Charles Parish tax assessor has been fighting for years in an attempt to lower our property taxes.

Gonzales makes her mark on hometown high school Gonzales makes her mark on hometown high school
June 18, 2008 at 11:27 am
The happiest part of most children’s day is when the clock strikes 3 p.m. and they get to leave the seemingly cramped confines of their school and head out to an afternoon filled with endless possibilities.

Kid friendly computers help educate parish’s young
June 18, 2008 at 11:25 am
The United Way of St. Charles and Monsanto have teamed up to purchase computers and developmental software in an attempt to make sure all children in the parish are educationally prepared for first grade.


Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
The SCP library isn’t just for kids anymore
In today’s more ingenious, time-managed world, a hack can be one of those tricks or DIYs (do-it-yourselfers) that keep a life functioning smoothly.