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.

Bubbling sewer draws ire of EPA
June 18, 2008 at 10:49 am
A sewer overflow problem in Ormond sparked a complaint to the Environmental Protection Agency as council members and the public works department address drainage concerns parishwide.

Hogan: Flood tubes only temporary solution Hogan: Flood tubes only temporary solution
June 18, 2008 at 10:41 am
Some Bayou Des Allemands residents want a floodwall, while others say the structure would disrupt their quality of life along the bayou by blocking both their view and their access to fishing and boating activities.

Resident request: Could we have real bathrooms? Resident request: Could we have real bathrooms?
June 18, 2008 at 10:28 am
Fifty one residents attended the spillway meeting and the first draft of the plan will be complete by August. The final plan should be complete by October.

Is industry paying its fair share? Is industry paying its fair share?
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
Some St. Charles Parish residents won’t like their property tax bills this year because the parish recently got reassessed by the state in April.

Virus outbreak has council concerned Virus outbreak has council concerned
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
After mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus were found in Ormond, Montz and Norco last month, the entomologist for the parish’s mosquito control office filled the council in on what he is doing to keep the pesky bugs to a minimum.

Troopers Step Up Patrols Troopers Step Up Patrols
June 18, 2008 at 9:26 am
Two Louisiana State Troopers stand in the ready position on Highway 90 in Boutte everyday to catch unsuspecting drivers who might be speeding.

Not too late to cash in on that government rebate
June 18, 2008 at 9:25 am
Many people have already received their economic stimulus payments, but the Internal Revenue Service wants residents to know that it’s still not too late to file and receive the payment.

‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds  special showing Friday
‘Unheard Voices’ tour holds special showing Friday
On Friday, Destrehan Plantation will host a special evening tour titled, “Unheard Voices of the German Coast,” focusing on the lives of the enslaved, free Afro-Creoles, German farmers, and Acadians that lived alongside plantation owners years ago.