|You’ve got to read this!
July 31, 2008 at 9:17 am
19 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries
|VIPs - Very Important Parishoners
July 31, 2008 at 9:15 am
Latter & Blum announced their annual scholarship winners.
|Camera Shootout 2008 July 24 Weekly Winner
July 31, 2008 at 9:14 am
“Golden Gate Fog” by Charles Flowers got the most votes last week and is the July 24 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.
|RRB celebrates year with inauguration
July 31, 2008 at 9:12 am
River Region Ballet celebrated its upcoming 2008-2009 season with their Inaugural Presentation Party at Ormond Country Club.
|Pets of the Week
July 31, 2008 at 9:10 am
Sarah is a sweet female Doberman Pinscher, Labrador Retriever mix that is full of energy and up for adoption at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter.
|The Cook’s Corner
July 31, 2008 at 9:07 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
|Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
July 31, 2008 at 9:04 am
Destrehan High School sophomore Jodi Scaffidi recently had the opportunity to visit the set of WWL-TV Channel 4 and meet one of her idols, newscaster Lucy Bustamante.
|St. Charles 4-H members participate at 4-H University
July 31, 2008 at 9:00 am
Every June hundreds of 4-H members gather in Baton Rouge at the Louisiana State University campus to participate in the annual LSU AgCenter's 4-H University, formerly known as 4-H Short Course.
|Community Education registration begins Aug. 1
July 31, 2008 at 8:58 am
St. Charles Parish Postal Patrons will be receiving their Fall 2008 Community Education brochures in the mail the first week of August.
|Schools make additions to award-winning InBox program
July 30, 2008 at 6:06 pm
In what has become an annual tradition, several workers gathered last week to “stuff” the InBoxes for students of the St. Charles Parish public school district.
|HHS sets textbook, fee schedules
July 30, 2008 at 2:19 pm
BOUTTE - Hahnville High School has announced its schedule for paying fees, picking up textbooks and physical education uniforms, taking identification pictures and requesting schedule changes for the 2008-09 school year.
If more than one child in the family attends HHS at different grade levels, parents should choose one of the assigned times to come for both.
Students must bring their schedule with them and wear a uniform shirt to take their identification card picture.
Seniors report July 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. Freshmen report July 30 from 1 to 5 p.m. Juniors report July 31 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sophomores report Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
If students do not pick up textbooks, pay fees, take ID pictures and get PE uniforms on their scheduled day, they should do so Aug. 5 from 8 to 11 a.m. or stay after school Aug. 14. No books will be issued during the regular school day.
|St. Charles Parish Assessor's Millage Meeting
July 30, 2008 at 1:21 pm
The St. Charles Parish Assessor's office will hold a public hearing on July 30 at 2 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval.
Another plan calls for the adopting of the adjusted millage rate and rolling forward to a millage that would not exceed the prior year's maximum. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, which impacts the amount of property taxes residents are charged annually. For more information prior to the meeting, residents can contact the Tax Assessors office at 985-783-6281.
July 30, 2008 at 12:24 pm
•Tommy Franklin, 47, of 151 Ellis St. in Ponchatoula was arrested on July 18 and charged with DWI, obstructing a roadway and open container of alcohol in a vehicle.
|Is there an alternative to living on earth?
July 30, 2008 at 12:23 pm
This writer became a Mars freak years ago when the big question in the universe was whether or not there was life on the closest planet to earth.
|Millage rates in parish may go down this year
July 30, 2008 at 12:22 pm
By Renee Allemand
MILLAGE RATES. St. Charles Parish administration is gearing up to offer its proposal on property tax millage rates at the Aug. 18 council meeting. Council members will vote to approve or change the plan.
|Waiting patiently for a decision
July 30, 2008 at 12:20 pm
There are three different ways that the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers can build a levee as part of the West Bank Hurricane Vicinity Project to protect residents from dangerous storms.
|Some bad business taxes are leaving soon
July 30, 2008 at 12:18 pm
A number of years back, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) set out to eliminate certain business taxes imposed in Louisiana but not collected by other states. Those taxes put Louisiana at a competitive disadvantage in the competition for jobs and capital investment.
|Fight against crime from comfort of own neighborhood
July 30, 2008 at 12:17 pm
Local sheriff's offices are once again calling on neighborhoods to show they care about their community by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime.
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Dayton....
When the Winn-Dixie shopping spree that Paul Triche of Hahnville had won was over,...
• Rivalry supports the fight against breast cancer
• Bullying prevention program begins at St. Rose Elementary School
• Assistance for Single Parents receives Entergy Grant
• Pet of the Week: Joy the dog
• Luling native recording own uptown funky sound
For the second straight meeting between the two teams, Destrehan scored over 60...
The Destrehan and Hahnville swimming teams each competed in a dual meet last week...
• Hahnville seeks rebound performance
• Destrehan set for matchup with East St. John, former QB
• Destrehan stays unbeaten, blasts Terrebonne 47-21
• Hahnville can't contain St. Thomas More in 52-12 loss
• Ama resident recalls his part in historic NOLA Ali fight
Pit pull tossed off I-310 into swamp recovering from likely alligator bite - 2837 views
Nicknamed “Ally Gator,” a pit bull tossed off the elevated portion of Interstate 310 southbound Tuesday (Sept. 29) is also recovering at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter from an apparent alligator bite.
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