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Residents do their part to help parish attract businesses
April 09, 2008 at 4:31 pm
Many St. Charles Parish residents may have been surprised when they were stopped after coming out of local businesses last weekend and asked questions about their work history and current skills.

Famous writer headed to parish
April 09, 2008 at 4:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish School System is showing their appreciation for their employees in a big way by bringing in Erin Gruwell, who was portrayed in the movie “Freedom Writers,” as a guest speaker.

Childhood friends take over historic restaurant
April 09, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Most childhood friendships dry up as the years drag on as fast as a puddle of rain water in the red-hot southern Louisiana heat.

Heather R. Breaux
April 09, 2008 at 3:44 pm
I am 26, a college graduate and in the beginnings of a great career. I am not married (yet) and have no children. However, I do live with my fiance, Sean, who works for a contractor at Dow Chemical. And together we make what used to be considered a decent living.

Students get hosed at fire safety training class Students get hosed at fire safety training class
April 09, 2008 at 12:56 pm
Dennis Robbins instructed his students to take their time, move forward and keep it steady as they balanced a fire hose and shot water at a bucket suspended in mid-air during a hose safety training class at Hahnville High School.

Destrehan, Hahnville baseball pick up district wins, schools’ softball teams still struggling to make an impression
April 09, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Both the Destrehan and Hahnville baseball teams picked up district wins last week, with each team's victory coming against each other.

HHS golf team results
April 09, 2008 at 12:50 pm
Below are results from the Hahnville High School boys golf match in the Lafayette Invitational on April 5 at the Wetlands Golf Club.

Hahnville High School 2008 baseball team Hahnville High School 2008 baseball team
April 09, 2008 at 12:46 pm
HAHNVILLE HIGH BASEBALL. Pictured from left to right: (top) Garret Loup, Ryan Zeringue, Wesley Brown, Giuseppe Crovetto, Jared Harrell, Buddy Trauth, (middle) Head Coach Kade Rogers, Dillon Boudreaux, Brent Simmons, Adam Risinger, B.J. Young, Colby Broussard, Ryan Waters, Britten Lanaux, Kevin Young, Lyndon Eusea, Blaise Dempster, Assistant Coach Frank Harding, Assistant Coach Chris Mire, (bottom) Eric Bishop, John Gomez, Jody Landeche, Jordan Unger, Justin Zoglio, Taylor Pizzolato, Clay Begue and Brandon Young.

Camera Shootout 2008 March Monthy Winner Camera Shootout 2008 March Monthy Winner
April 09, 2008 at 12:42 pm
“Swamp” by Marcia Hokanson is the March monthly winner in the photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008 April 3 Weekly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 April 3 Weekly Winner
April 09, 2008 at 12:40 pm
“Windblown” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the April 3 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby.

CATS. The parish’s animal shelter has many cats available for adoption.
Adopt a pet today!
April 09, 2008 at 12:38 pm
Teresa, pictured above, is a 1-year-old black and white female domestic and medium-haired cat. She and her four kittens came into the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter on March 5. All of her kittens have been adopted, but Teresa is still in need of a home.

Does YOUR mom have what it takes to be the Herald-Guide Mother of the Year?
April 09, 2008 at 12:36 pm
The Herald-Guide is in search of St. Charles Parish’s Mother of the Year.

For your viewing pleasure: Star-studded shows
April 09, 2008 at 12:35 pm
For over three decades the St. Charles Parish Planetarium has provided spectators with sensational skyshows that take them on a journey to outerspace, but with the emergence of state-of-the-art technology and a generous donation, viewings at the planetarium are starting to "look up" in a whole new way - literally!

Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition Parents need to prepare now for rising tuition
April 09, 2008 at 9:34 am
St. Charles Parish high school seniors are graduating and planning for their futures. but the cost of college tuition is steadily increasing.

Spillway Evacuated Spillway Evacuated
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
The opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway might be a minor inconvenience to those that regularly take advantage of all the site has to offer, but it will prove to be a boon for the vegetation and fish that call the spillway home.

Taxes on the rise
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Property taxes will increase for homeowners and business owners in St. Charles Parish again this year.

Deacons want preacher kept out Deacons want preacher kept out
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
Deacons of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Ama have retained an attorney to ensure that Reverend DeVairre B. Mollaire doesn't attempt to come back to the church as pastor again.

New Des Allemands park on hold
April 09, 2008 at 9:23 am
A plan for a new park in Des Allemands got put on hold after questions arose over whether or not a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit would be required for the additional property.

Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house
Wounded vet will be welcomed to Luling with a new house
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Ashton Plantation subdivision should have a new resident by Christmas thanks to Destrehan builder Larry Tyson of Tyson Construction, his family and a few other good Samaritans.