The sewage treatment facility in Hahnville is running out of room to handle sewage in the West Bank due to increased expansion in the area. Herman Cortez Jr. (above) serves as the technician for the plant. Expansion creating sewage headaches
June 25, 2008 at 9:52 am
Business construction on the West Bank is stretching the wastewater system’s ability to handle sewage, leading to concerns that a new treatment facility might be needed.

Director says subsurface drainage won’t solve parish’s flood problems
June 25, 2008 at 9:52 am
Some neighborhoods in the parish that have experienced flooding seem to believe that the installation of subsurface drainage would solve the problem.

Help wanted signs are popping up across the parish. ‘Help Wanted’ signs of trouble
June 25, 2008 at 9:52 am
The nation’s unemployment rate spiked to 5.5 percent in May, which was the biggest one-month jump in decades and caused help wanted signs to vanish in almost every area of the country.

Local citrus growers under quarantine Local citrus growers under quarantine
June 25, 2008 at 9:51 am
St. Charles Parish has been placed under quarantine in an effort to stamp out an insect that can kill citrus trees in the parish.

Local club holds Sunday dance
June 22, 2008 at 11:30 am
NORCO - The Oldies But Goodies Dance Club is having a dance on Sunday, June 22 at the Knights of Columbus home in Norco.
Admission is $5 and music will be provided by DJ Gary Matherne. Line dancing is from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. General dancing will follow until 8 p.m. Bring your own liquor.
For more information, call Erick St. Amant at 985-764-9402 or Gary Matherne at 985-764-7719.

Home, Health & Outdoor expo
June 21, 2008 at 12:48 pm
HOUMA - Sunburst Media presents their annual Home, Health and Outdoor Expo at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on June 21 and 22 located at 346 Civic Center Blvd.

Admission: $3 and 12 and under are free. For more information, call 985-851-1020.

Sacred Heart hosts ‘Super BINGO’
June 21, 2008 at 11:29 am
NORCO - Sacred Heart School will host a “Super Bingo” at the school on Saturday, June 21 in the school auditorium.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10. There will be nine $100 games and a $1000 blackout. Food and refreshments will be sold.

Fashion workshop & runway show
June 20, 2008 at 11:28 am
DESTREHAN - The St. Charles Parish Library invites teens ages 12 and up to attend a free alternative fashion workshop as part of the Louisiana Teen Reading program on Friday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.

Kerry Fitts, an artist and educator from Gretna, will lead the workshop.

Participants will learn sewing techniques using recycled materials and environmentally-friendly fabrics as well as hand silk-screened images to create original summer fashions.

For more information, call Amy Boling at 985-785-8464.

Free pediatric dental screening
June 19, 2008 at 11:30 am
NEW ORLEANS - LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans will hold a free pediatric dental screening on Thursday, June 19 at 1 p.m. at the LSU School of Dentistry located at 1100 Florida Ave. in New Orleans.

For more information, call 504-941-8196.

Sheriff's Reports
June 18, 2008 at 4:04 pm
•Emanual Harries, Jr., 36, of 145 Pitt Road in Boutte was arrested on June 9 and charged with distribution of crack cocaine.

ORMOND COUNTRY CLUB SWIMMERS. Pictured (l to r): Mikaela Picou, Emily Sellers, Katie Fisk, Katie Cannon, Baleigh Sellers, Camille Cusco, Claire Dantin, Nichole Guidry, Maddie Sellers, Haylie Lloyd, Grace Collins and Elizabeth Nelligan.
Willowdale and Ormond swim meet results
June 18, 2008 at 1:11 pm
Willowdale Country Club’s swim team hosted the Ormond swim team on Wednesday, June 11.

Harry Hurst Middle School hosts Ed Reed summer camp
June 18, 2008 at 1:09 pm
Harry Hurst Middle School will host the 2008 Ed Reed football camp Tuesday, June 24 through Friday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Otto Candies adult baseball league results
June 18, 2008 at 1:08 pm
The Otto Candies adult baseball league has competed in nearly nine games so far this season.

Luling’s Andrew Noto wins Southern Junior Championship Luling’s Andrew Noto wins Southern Junior Championship
June 18, 2008 at 1:07 pm
Editor's note: Information in this article was compiled from articles written in the following publications: Daily Times Leader, Louisiana Golf Association and

Andrew Noto punched his ticket to the 102nd Southern Amateur next month in Orlando by taking the 36th Southern Junior Championship 15-18 year old division at Old Waverly Golf Club last week.

SUNDAY MORNING. Raceland dentist Mike Adams catches three pole specks in Grand Isle surf on live cocahoes as storms reaged to the east in. Changing tides get the fish moving in Grand Isle
June 18, 2008 at 1:03 pm
By Bruce McDonald

Like clockwork, when the tides change along the coast and the range is greater than one foot, the fish get turned on and are easier to catch.

June 18, 2008 at 12:55 pm

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Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 May Monthly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:53 pm
“Dolphin Splash” by Shari de Castro is the May monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 June 12 Weekly Winner
June 18, 2008 at 12:51 pm
“Sunday Picnic” by Amanda Robeau got the most votes last week and is the June 12 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Amanda.

Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville
Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville
Hahnville will have a new look on offense this season, and second year Tigers’ coach Nick Saltaformaggio says the process of getting used to it might take a while.

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