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First-time homeowners receive help from state
January 16, 2008 at 1:38 pm
Louisiana residents looking to purchase their first home will receive extra help from the state by way of a mortgage program that assists those without the money for a minimum down payment or closing costs.

The 2007 Spillway Run in Norco. Herald-Guide 2008 Marathon Guide
January 16, 2008 at 12:04 pm
Pictures from the state’s largest marathon, “The WALL” - Next week. Visit www.runnotc.org for more information.

Darius Reynaud - former HHS running back. Hahnville High School
January 16, 2008 at 11:54 am
Darius Reynaud will turn pro early

Former Hahnville High School all-state running back Darius Reynaud, who has enjoyed a stellar college career at West Virginia, has decided to leave the Mountaineers a year early and throw his name in to the 2008 April draft according to his mother, Katrina.

HHS soccer team sponsors ‘Future Tiger Night’
January 16, 2008 at 11:51 am
The Hahnville High School Soccer team is sponsoring "Future Tiger Night" when the Tiger's host Destrehan in some key District matches on Friday January 25, 2008 at HHS.

MIKE ASKS ...
January 16, 2008 at 11:47 am
For the second time in the past five years the LSU Fighting Tigers are the BCS College Football National champions. Last Monday the Tigers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 38-24 and to be honest the 38-24 score was no indication of just how dominant the Tigers were.

Ed Reed, former Destrehan High School Student and Baltimore Ravens team member. Former DHS player heads to Pro-Bowl
January 16, 2008 at 11:46 am
Former Destrehan High School standout Ed Reed has been selected to play in the Pro-Bowl for the fourth time in his six seasons in the NFL.

206 Hawthorn Dr., Luling for $230,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Mario Hernandez to Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Landry on Dec. 2 Real Estate Transactions
January 16, 2008 at 11:43 am
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 Dec. 18, 2007 through Jan. 3, 2008.

Spouse’s poor credit could lower yours
January 16, 2008 at 11:40 am
You’ve taken good care all your adult life to pay bills on time and maintain a high credit score. You expect your high rating to continue after marriage, but it could drop if your new spouse has a low credit score.

See puzzle answers below. CROSSWORD
January 16, 2008 at 11:37 am
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle.

NEW STAMPS. The United States Postal Service has released a list of the stamps to be released in 2008. Pictured are stamps depicting Bette Davis, Frank Sinatra and the “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” stamp. Others include American journalists, American sci Postal service previews 2008 stamps
January 16, 2008 at 11:30 am
WASHINGTON, DC — What do Bette Davis, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” and Latin jazz have in common? They’re some of the subjects recognized in the Postal Service’s 2008 stamp program.

The Writer’s Nook
January 16, 2008 at 11:25 am
Editor’s Note: The Writer’s Nook is an occasional series that features the literary writings of parish high school students. This week’s feature contains a poem titled “Pockets” written by Zachary Wilson. Zachary is a sophomore at Destrehan High School.

MONTHLY WINNERS. The St. Charles Art Guild recently selected its artists of the month for January. They are: First Place - Melody Hotard for her pencil drawing “Little Pearl,” second place - Ann Clement for her acrylic painting “Tuscany Wine,” and third p St. Charles Art Guild News
January 16, 2008 at 11:23 am
The St. Charles Art Guild holds monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
January 16, 2008 at 11:20 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

KREWE OF LUL. Dolores and Irvon “Cookie” Gomez accepted the honor and will reign as king and queen. All hail the King & Queen
January 16, 2008 at 11:10 am
Krewe of Des Allemands

From the moment you meet Hugh “Nunnie” and Betty Dufrene, you can clearly see that reigning as the Krewe of Des Allemands’ king and queen means much more than just riding on a float - it’s an honor they’ll both treasure for years to come.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG: Honoring 90 years
January 16, 2008 at 11:06 am
Just when you thought you were free and clear from the temptations of the saturated fats and high-calorie foods of the holidays - just when you believed that it was okay to give into your New Year’s resolution and start that diet plan, you find yourself face to face with a box of Girl Scout Cookies.

FIRST LADIES. Local photographer Tammy Mars (right)was chosen as the official photographer to photograph Laura Bush (left) during her visit to the Benjamin Bannaker Elementary School in New Orleans last November. Herald-Guide People Watch
January 16, 2008 at 10:05 am
Local photographer, Tammy Mars of Gallery la Roux in Luling will have her work on display at the Louisiana State Museum in Patterson, Louisiana. The grand opening is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17, and the display be be available for viewing for three months.

V.J. St. Pierre gives his first speech as parish president at the inauguration ceremony. Dawning of a new era in parish as St. Pierre, nine others sworn into office
January 16, 2008 at 9:24 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, along with nine other councilmen and women, can officially drop the "elect" from their title after they were sworn in at an inauguration ceremony in front of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse on Jan. 13.

Parish jobs mean big money
January 16, 2008 at 9:24 am
A majority of the St. Charles Parish employees that survived the recent governmental transition rake in the big bucks, with many of their salaries topping out at over $60,000 a year.

Destrehan retiree finds new life in ‘Hollywood South’
Destrehan retiree finds new life in ‘Hollywood South’
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A Destrehan resident was on the set of a recent filming for the TV Series “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”
In the background, specifically.

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