Sports




The GOLDEN ERA of River Parishes football
December 12, 2007 at 2:04 pm
We have all heard our parents and grandparents reminisce about the good old days and about how things were so much better in the past.

Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson wins Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson wins Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year
December 12, 2007 at 2:01 pm
Destrehan High School standout quarterback Jordan Jefferson is the 2007 winner of the Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year award for the state of Louisiana.

Destrehan offensive playmakers Jordan Jefferson, Tim Molton, Jerico Nelson and Damaris Johnson helped their team capture the Wildcat’s first state title since 1973. DOME-ination
December 12, 2007 at 1:56 pm
For the first time in 24 years, the Destrehan Wildcats are the top team in the state.

Pitts
December 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Hazel Bernard Pitts passed away on Monday, December 3, 2007 in Destrehan, LA at age 88.

Christmas in St. Charles Parish Christmas in St. Charles Parish
December 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm
It was the perfect way to ring in the holiday season, the gleeful laughter of children and the sparkle of magic in Santa Claus’ eyes at St. Charles Parish’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

Dufrene
December 12, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Alvin D. “Smot” Dufrene, Sr., 68, of Des Allemands. entered into heavens enternal rest with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 22, 2007.

Brou
December 12, 2007 at 1:50 pm
On Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 at 11:05 p.m. in Luling, at her late residence, Gertrude (Trudy) Sandra Brou, beloved wife of the late Maurice Joseph Brou.

Ancale
December 12, 2007 at 1:49 pm
Edith Guedry Ancale died on Nov. 17, 2007 at 3:45 p.m. Aged 83 years.

Is St. Charles becoming a Mini Vegas?
December 12, 2007 at 1:47 pm
In St. Charles Parish, residents look forward to the relaxation and the peace and quiet of a close knit, family oriented community. Now with the onslaught of gambling invading the parish, many residents may feel the repercussions - - the non-gamblers may have to suffer for the gambling.

Destrehan prevailed despite giant target
December 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Going into the 2007 season, the Destrehan Wildcats were the team to beat in 5A.

The BCS of presidential politics
December 12, 2007 at 1:45 pm
The wild and whacky ending to this year's college football regular season forever imploded the notion that a playoff isn't necessary to determine with clarity who reigns as national champion. In a few weeks, the world of presidential politics may closely resemble the NCAA's "Year of Anarchy" in major college football.

Savor the Flavor Savor the Flavor
December 12, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Editor’s Note: The following restaurant critiques are part of a senior project for Destrehan High School student Hannah Bodin.

Don't let entertainers tell you how to vote
December 12, 2007 at 1:43 pm
There’s nothing wrong with speaking your mind. Freedom of speech is one of the reasons why this democratic country was created.

Sheriff's Reports
December 12, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Arrests
•Kendrick Levon Bailey, 34, of 200 Boutte Estates Apt. 254 in Boutte was arrested on Dec. 4 and charged with possession of cocaine.

Luling man robs store, leads police on high-speed chase
December 12, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Wielding a fillet knife, a 50-year-old Luling man allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store of $180 before leading the police on a high speed chase through St. Charles Parish and into Jefferson Parish.

MONTHLY WINNERS. The St. Charles Art Guild recently selected its artists of the month for December. They are: Ann Clement (left) for her oil painting titled “Green Pitcher” and Merrill Zeringue for her watercolor painting titled “What’s Cookin’.” St. Charles Art Guild News
December 12, 2007 at 1:41 pm
Art Guild holds monthly meeting

The St. Charles Art Guild holds monthly meetings the first Tuesday of each month.

Fire safety important during holiday season
December 12, 2007 at 1:40 pm
Each year, fires occurring during the holiday season injure 2,600 individuals and cause over $930 million in damage.

Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
December 12, 2007 at 1:38 pm
STRONGEST MAN. Jason Frickey of Des Allemands has a lot to be proud of after racking up two major awards at the six-day WABDL World Bench & Deadlift weight lifting competition last month in Anaheim, Calif. - one of which names him as the world champion for his age and weight group.

Lifestyles

How a defiant teenager became  the patron saint of artillerymen
How a defiant teenager became the patron saint of artillerymen
When a member of the U.S. Army or Marine corps artillery has served in their career...
Honoring our veterans
Honoring our veterans
A young picture of Buddy Keating shows him smiling and enjoying a cigarette on “R...

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.