September 20, 2007 at 9:06 am
Suspects innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
|Dow-sponsored tourney raises over $34,000
September 20, 2007 at 9:02 am
By Tommy Faucheux
Dow St. Charles Operations recently raised over $34,000 for United Way of St. Charles at its sixth annual United Way Golf Tournament. The event was held at Willowdale Country Club on Sept. 10.
September 20, 2007 at 8:59 am
River Parishes Hospital welcomes Charlotte Dupré as the Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Dupré joins us from Eunice, La where she most recently served as CEO of Acadian Medical Center, a newly constructed 50 bed facility owned by Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc.
|Memoirs of an alligator
September 20, 2007 at 8:57 am
It was, I think 1981 when I first became “the alligator” at West St. Charles Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.
September 20, 2007 at 8:55 am
BEIJING (AP) _ A leader of China's underground Protestant church has been released from a three-year prison term for distributing Bibles and other religious literature without a business license, an overseas monitoring group said Sunday.
|Teachers design plans to improve test scores
September 20, 2007 at 8:53 am
Parish schools are counting on new learning methods to improve student’s test scores in 2007.
|White House offers to lower cost share for levee projects
September 20, 2007 at 8:52 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana would have to pay about a billion dollars less than first feared under a White House funding scheme for proposed levee and pump work in southeast Louisiana, the state's congressional delegation said Wednesday.
|Teens register to vote, participate in mock election at schools
September 20, 2007 at 8:48 am
St. Charles Parish’s 17-and-over teens got the opportunity to register to vote at the Voter's Outreach Drive held Sept. 11, at Destrehan High School and Sept. 17 at Hahnville High School. The teens participated in a mock election.
|Police searching for repeat burglar
September 20, 2007 at 8:37 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for Metairie resident Nicholas P. Banta, who is suspected of committing a series of business burglaries between May 31 and July 22.
September 20, 2007 at 8:33 am
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque has spent a majority of his life in politics. But after three terms as parish president, and years more on the parish police jury, he has decided to leave the field that has given him so much pleasure over the years. Herald-Guide Editor Jonathan Menard recently spent some time with Laque, and discussed the life-long politicians first experience with politics, the way the parish has changed throughout that time, and his plans for the future.
|Residents: Fix our rental properties
September 20, 2007 at 8:30 am
Two families who rent from a landlord in Luling want extensive damages to their homes repaired.
|Destrehan residents charged with armed robbery of local ATM
September 20, 2007 at 8:15 am
St. Charles Sheriff's Office wasted little time making arrests in connection with two robberies that took place early last week at the Capital One Bank in Destrehan, both of which involved the brandishing of a firearm.
|Democracy is better than benevolent dictatorship
September 20, 2007 at 8:14 am
Some say that a benevolent dictatorship is the best form of government. That is because a dictator who wants to serve the people well can do what he wants without restraints.
|Mortgaging our children’s future
September 20, 2007 at 8:13 am
I have previously written in this column about the destructive spending practices of the federal government. I recently came across the text of a speech that David Walker, the Comptroller General of the United States, gave to an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) audience on September 8. Please give serious attention to the following excerpts from his speech.
|The Fixer: La. governor's candidate Boasso runs as problem solver - The first in a series of profiles of candidates in the Oct. 20 primary election for governor.
September 20, 2007 at 8:10 am
By DOUG SIMPSON
Associated Press Writer
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) _ Walter Boasso scans a crowd of voters and wonders aloud why he's running for governor when Louisiana's economy is struggling, its hurricane recovery stumbling.
|Letter to the Editor
September 20, 2007 at 8:09 am
Heather - Thank you for remembering my nephew Dennis in your blog this week. I think about him daily, and miss him so.
|Welcome to fall and the biggest election in the next four years
September 20, 2007 at 8:00 am
Tomorrow is the first day of fall and we have already felt some relief from the summer heat. But there is much more on the agenda for this coming season.
|Catch Monica Seles at celebrity tennis exhibition
September 12, 2007 at 3:30 pm
The New Orleans Celebrity Tennis Exhibition is hosting the last weekend of the $50,000 Professional Tennis Tournament at the New Orleans arena and tennis hot shots Martina Navratilove, Monica Seles and Luke Jensen will be on site Friday, Sept. 14.
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Alice. ...
The River Parishes Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded a scholarship to Kenyetta...
The St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars won the state tournament, which was...
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars won the Jr. Olympic ASA 16U state championship in...
• New Sarpy girl takes home AAU gold medal
• Former HHS QB leads USA to gold medal game
• Hahnville slugger lands on national All-Tournament team
• Star DHS receiver wins national championship in skills competition
• Hahnville-based Otto Candies locks up state tourney appearance
Board fed up with school choice law - 3881 views
St. Charles Parish School Board members are decrying a new law that will allow students attending failing schools in outside parishes to attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools this year.