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Norco residents fail to get “eyesore” removed from local park
October 11, 2007 at 10:39 am
Norco families want bathrooms removed from the park on the corner of Fifth Street and Goodhope, because they claim it's an eyesore for the residents living adjacent and directly across from it.

Ama family says Fabre should apologize for misleading brochure
October 11, 2007 at 10:37 am
The Landry family wants Councilman Brian Fabre to apologize for using a photo in his brochures that suggest they are in support of his political campaign.

Letter to the Editor Letter to the Editor
October 11, 2007 at 10:32 am
To the Editor:

Rathborne Land Company has been actively involved in the effort to bring levee protection to the west bank of St. Charles Parish for many years. Despite our efforts, we have been viciously attacked by certain individuals and groups and actually accused of blocking the effort to build a hurricane protection levee.

Though Hahnville held a 10-point, fourth-quarter lead, Destrehan was able to battle back to tie the game at the end of regulation. The Wildcats then struck last in the second overtime to claim a 31-24 victory. Both teams must now bounce back from that emo Now What?
October 11, 2007 at 10:27 am
Though Hahnville’s mascot is a tiger, it was Destrehan who most closely resembled LSU last Friday night, as the Wildcats clawed their way back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter defecit to pick up the double-overtime, 31-24 win.

Local teenager stalked online by Metairie CEO
October 11, 2007 at 10:25 am
A Metairie man accused of cyber stalking a teenage girl is being held in the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility on a $150,000 bond.

Council halts new projects in Ama
October 11, 2007 at 10:24 am
The St. Charles Parish Council approved a moratorium preventing new development in Ama until a land use study is complete. But Parish Planning and Zoning Director Mike Henderson says that doesn't mean permits can't be issued to move mobile homes into the community.

Candidates display grace under fire Candidates display grace under fire
October 11, 2007 at 10:18 am
The three candidates for parish president got their first chance to sway that elusive "undecided voter" during last week's debate, as the trio spoke on a wide-range of topics from hurricane protection to their favorite high school football team.

Sheriff's Reports
October 11, 2007 at 9:37 am
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

303 Lac Iberville, Luling for $454,000 from Deloe Home Builders, LLC to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Brescher on Sep. 28 Real Estate Transactions
October 11, 2007 at 9:33 am
Six years ago I started working in real estate and everyone in the office would get excited if the number of active listings in St. Charles Parish would reach 80. As of Sunday night St. Charles Parish had 295 active listings.

Obituaries
October 11, 2007 at 9:29 am
BRADY

Roland Clifton Brady, age 87, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the South East War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA.

Seniors invited to attend Triad meeting
October 11, 2007 at 9:28 am
DESTREHAN - Sheriff Greg Champagne invites all parish seniors to attend Triad Senior Day on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Jerusalem Shrine Center beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending after lunch is served.

Scheduled events are: health screenings, door prizes, entertainment and much more.

The center is located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. Call Lori Duplessis at 985-783-1355 for details.

Barry Minnich Video bingo process unfair to residents
October 11, 2007 at 9:18 am
Councilman Barry Minnich wants anyone interested in opening up future video bingo establishments in St. Charles Parish to come before the council for approval.

Usey
October 07, 2007 at 3:42 pm
Kary J. Usey died on Sunday, October 7, 2007 in Jefferson. Beloved son of the late Harry and Wilhelmina Schmill Usey. Brother of Gary P. Usey and Mona Usey. A native and resident of Boutte, LA. Age 49 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Luling, LA on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the church. Falgout Funeral Homes, in charge of arrangements.

What's Happening?
October 04, 2007 at 3:28 pm
Get your $20 flu shot at parish health clinic

LULING - The St. Charles Community Health Center, located at 843 Milling Ave., is administering flu shots for $20 as long as supplies last.

Is this you? If so, call 985-758-2795 to claim your prize. FAN OF THE WEEK
October 04, 2007 at 8:50 am
Along with the excitement of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.

Ornamental and turfgrass field day set this weekend
October 04, 2007 at 8:24 am
The LSU AgCenter will conduct an ornamental horticulture and turfgrass field day for lawn and garden professionals on Oct. 9 at Burden Center Station in Baton Rouge.

Parish runners win big in Andouille Festival race
October 04, 2007 at 8:23 am
Over 250 runners and walkers participated in the 29th annual Andouille Run, which was held Sunday, Sept. 23 in conjunction with the St. John Parish Andouille Festival.

St. Charles Herald-Guide's High School Players of the Week
October 04, 2007 at 8:19 am
Nelson’s versatility leads Destrehan to 5-0 mark

Last week, it seemed like Destrehan's Jerico Nelson was playing every position on the football field. Not only did the senior rush for 56 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his team's 30-14 win over John Ehret, but he also threw for a 72-yard touchdown that helped ice the victory.

Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
Non-profit expands to serve parish’s drug court participants
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Nestled in an out of the way part of the parish next to a duck hunting camp in Paradis is a new center where drug offenders in St. Charles Parish are offered a way to do community service that is not only a help to the community at large, but also to themselves.