Letter to the Editor

Laque article said misleading
May 29, 2008 at 1:05 pm
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was written in response to an article in the Herald-Guide May 14 regarding the pending litigation brought by three former employees of the Department of Community Services whose positions were eliminated following a study by an independent consultant and recommendations by three Parish officials to the then Parish President Albert Laque.)

ABC Title’s Angel Karliegh helps Derick Barre with his title needs. ABC Title first opened up in December of 2004 and is owned by Lee Fabre. The store can perform many of the same duties as the DMV. Avoiding waiting lines at DMV as easy as ABC Title
May 28, 2008 at 3:22 pm
A trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a tag or title usually means taking a day off of work to spend time waiting in line with other frustrated people.

May 28, 2008 at 3:21 pm
Frank H. “Pancho” Ernest, Jr. died on May 18 at 4:30 p.m. Native of McFadden Ranch Texas and resident of Luling.

May 28, 2008 at 3:20 pm
Elma Ruiz Champagne, daughter of the late Emmanuel and Emma Ruiz, died on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the age of 96.

May 28, 2008 at 3:19 pm
Leah Goutierrez Andry died on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at her residence in Montz. Age 42, she was born in Erath, but has lived in Norco all her life.

Sheriff's Reports
May 28, 2008 at 3:10 pm
•Kanisha Paul, 18, of 238 Magnolia Ridge Rd. in Boutte was arrested on May 20 and charged with three counts of theft of goods by under ringing.

The $1.25 billion question
May 28, 2008 at 3:09 pm
When Governor Jindal was campaigning last fall, he was openly critical of former Governor Blanco's use of non-recurring revenue to perpetuate $800 million of spending in the current (FY 07/08) budget.

What to do with big Charity?
May 28, 2008 at 3:07 pm
New Orleans area has been very successful in making use of old buildings. In fact, it’s against the law to bulldoze or tamper too much with a building that is historic in any way.

Council not expected to agree on everything
May 28, 2008 at 3:06 pm
It's been officially 100 days since the new council members and parish president took office in St. Charles Parish.

 Students chosen to represent their respective schools at the Character Links banquet are (Back Row L-R) Tracy Hilaire, Remington Burkhardt, Joe Kerry, Crystal Quintero, Megan Schexnaydre, Micah Cesar (Middle Row L-R) Caitlin Mikesell, Heather Atchley, Di Program ‘links’ academics with virtue to improve character
May 28, 2008 at 3:04 pm
Developing a child's character is an important part of their upbringing and usually determines how successful that child becomes later in life.

Residents will have to wait a little longer to see bus signs like this spring up across the parish. Still, once the bus transit system is in place, it will provide curbside service to residents. Bus transit system delayed
May 28, 2008 at 3:00 pm
The developers of a bus transit system that would provide much needed transportation both around the parish and even into New Orleans hope to present their proposal to the River Parishes Transit Authority on June 4.

Ragin’ Cajuns place in three consecutive tournaments Ragin’ Cajuns place in three consecutive tournaments
May 28, 2008 at 2:07 pm
The Ragin Cajuns, a 12-year-old AA baseball team from St. Charles Parish, has placed in their last three tournaments.

NFL special teams coach speaks at SCB sports banquet NFL special teams coach speaks at SCB sports banquet
May 28, 2008 at 2:05 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan held an annual sports banquet honoring 94 of their athletes.

DHS’ Charlie Jones named High School All-American DHS’ Charlie Jones named High School All-American
May 28, 2008 at 2:03 pm
Charlie Jones, a 2008 graduate of Destrehan High School has been named a High School All-American by the The National High School Tennis All-American Foundation. Jones is the first Louisiana player ever to receive this recognition.

Writer’s nook Writer’s nook
May 28, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Romance novelist Farrah Roybiskie continues to follow her dream of writing by edging the ladder of success with the debut of her second novel Release Me.

Physical activity important all year long
May 28, 2008 at 1:59 pm
LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames encourages people to stay healthy all year long by participating in their favorite physical activities or trying new ones.

Challenger Challenger
May 28, 2008 at 1:58 pm
When St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre took office in January, he had a vision of creating a recreational program that would allow disabled children to play baseball.

Festival of Charities baby and youth pageant winners
May 28, 2008 at 1:46 pm
The St. Charles Spring Pageant. The Festival of Charities held their Baby and Youth Pageant and extravaganza on Sunday, April 20. Winners are as follows:

Independence Day Celebration will  fire up more  spectacular finale
Independence Day Celebration will fire up more spectacular finale
This year’s 25th annual Independence Day Celebration will feature even more fireworks, local bands and “an even more spectacular grand finale.”

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