Obituaries




McMurry
January 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
Thomas Henry McMurry passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at 5:20am in Jefferson, LA.

Henderson
January 02, 2008 at 12:54 pm
Drake Davis Henderson passed away on Friday, Dec. 7 in Metairie. Beloved son of Miles and Gwen Henderson. Grandson of Aubrey and Betty Stephens, Billy Henderson, Charles and Emelia Alleman.

NASA contracts to boost New Orleans recovery
January 02, 2008 at 12:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The route to the moon and perhaps to Mars now goes through New Orleans - and the detour could not come at a better time in the city's struggle to rebuild its shattered economy after Hurricane Katrina.

Primary system leaves much to be desired
January 02, 2008 at 12:46 pm
Why is it that two small states with little population can tell the rest of the 48 who they should elect as President? That’s the way it is in the U. S. A.

Washington should be less partison
January 02, 2008 at 12:45 pm
Last week we reflected on what an exciting year 2008 will be. We’ll have big sporting events in the Crescent City next door. There’ll be a new parish administration and council taking over to solve our local problems. And the state will have a new administration and almost new legislature to help save us from the encroaching Gulf of Mexico.

R.K. Smith middle schooler to stand in district honor band R.K. Smith middle schooler to stand in district honor band
January 02, 2008 at 11:56 am
R. K. Smith Middle School band students had the opportunity to audition for the District 7 All Youth Honor Band in Thibodaux on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Hahnville’s Christina Chester performs in Capitol One Bowl Hahnville’s Christina Chester performs in Capitol One Bowl
January 02, 2008 at 11:55 am
Congratulations to the Hahnville High School tiger mascot, Christina Chester who will be participating in the Capitol One Bowl Pre-Game Show in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 1.

Saints fall again against the Bears
January 02, 2008 at 11:54 am
The most anticipated season in New Orleans Saints history ended just like it did last season with a loss at Soldier Field to the Chicago Bears.

Bowl GLANCE
January 02, 2008 at 11:53 am
7 bowl games, 14 teams scheduled to face off in January

Use it or lose it!
January 02, 2008 at 11:51 am
New research proves that maintaining physical activity in the middle age leads to better basic physical abilities as we age, and that weight is not a deciding factor.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
January 02, 2008 at 11:47 am
“Ghost” by Jamie Abadie is the monthly winner for December in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 contest. Congratulations to Jamie.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
January 02, 2008 at 11:45 am
“Camel Ride in Egypt” by Lisa Vitrano got the most votes last week and is the Dec. 27 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Prosciutto Wrapped Olives Prosciutto Wrapped Olives
January 02, 2008 at 11:42 am
Ingredients:

1 ounce (whole piece) Parmesan-Reggiano or aged Parmesan cheese, 1 (6-ounce) can Lindsay Black Ripe Pitted Olives, drained, 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, Small frilled wooden picks or colorful cocktail picks, Red lettuce leaves

Care for plants that are freeze-damaged
January 02, 2008 at 11:39 am
Although winter temperatures in Louisiana are generally relatively mild, they are punctuated by periods of moderate to severe freezes. Freezing weather is often followed by extended periods when temperatures stay above freezing.

St. Rose man robbed at gunpoint while heading to apartment
January 02, 2008 at 10:55 am
The holiday season did not get off to a good start for a 34-year-old St. Rose man, who was robbed at gunpoint as he headed towards his apartment just three days before Christmas.

UWSC changes strategy towards long-term success
January 02, 2008 at 10:52 am
With a new year comes new resolutions, and the United Way of St. Charles is taking full advantage of that fact by turning their community improvement strategy from short term success to long term improvement.

St. Pierre fills almost all of his staff positions
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
A boost in applications a week before the Dec. 26 deadline gave St. Charles Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre plenty of choices when it came to filling 11 of his top staff positions.

Legendary restaurant still being discovered
January 02, 2008 at 9:46 am
The famous 2,000 pound root beer mug lies on its side, relegated to an unnoticeable location on the far side of an Ormond Blvd. shopping center.

Biking the banks
Biking the banks
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The levee has a long history within St. Charles Parish, but when Kathy Lacompte Bourg and her husband led a group of teenagers down it in the early 1980s, there was no Hale-Boggs bridge and the path was muddy and rocky.