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Allen and Colette Lottinger, owners of the St. Charles Herald-Guide are among  the first parish residents to try out the new voting machines. New voting machines make their appearance in St. Charles Parish
September 06, 2007 at 10:00 am
New voting machines have arrived in St. Charles Parish in compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).

Hunt for a killer
September 06, 2007 at 9:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held a press conference Wednesday morning to reassure the family and the St. Rose community that detectives are doing everything they can to solve the homicide of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren, 70, on Aug. 13, which was the second murder in the parish this year.

What's Happening
September 06, 2007 at 9:42 am
Put Lions Club fest on your to-do list

LULING - The Luling Boutte Lions Club will hold its first Spring into Fall Festival on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

There will be crafts, a car show, a dunking booth, games, performances from Dance Unlimited and much, much more.

For information, call Denise Lirette at 985-785-9553 or Nancy Whann at 504-400-0289.

Satellite Center instructor Mark Martinez teaches PTEC students basic skills  to be a successful plant operator in a recent class. Course offers students taste of the real world
September 05, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Thanks to a cooperative effort by local industry, high school students in St. Charles Parish have been given the chance to jumpstart their careers in the field of process technology.

DID WE LEARN?
September 05, 2007 at 2:35 pm
It has been two years since the first of two shuddering punches slammed into Louisiana in the form of furious hurricanes. Those who lived through Katrina and Rita and their aftermaths will never forget those times—nor should they. The recollections for many are as clear as the days when much of the state was sent reeling.

Learning plant skills will benefit parish
September 05, 2007 at 2:31 pm
Learning the skills to operate plant equipment should certainly benefit high school seniors in St. Charles Parish. And it should help keep many of them at home when they get permanent jobs in the future.

St. Charles treated unfairly when it comes to Homestead Exemptions
September 05, 2007 at 2:17 pm
By Rock Gisclair

In nine years, the total number of homes in St. Charles Parish rose from 12,307 to 13,751; while the number of homes covered by the homestead exemption has significantly decreased.

BASS IN THE GRASS. These Waggaman anglers found plenty of bass in the exploding grass beds of Lake Catouachie. The boom is still young with most of the bass still on the small side, but as they grow up-- watch out! Another plus -- the grass is cleaning up Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
August 29, 2007 at 2:36 pm
The bass bite in Lake Cataouatche has been aggressive all summer and will only get better as the weather cools.

The six cadets and two instructors from Destrehan are: Standing (L to R) LtCol Meilke (Instructor); Cadet’s Tyler Corkern, Autumn Morrissey, Kyle Kiefer, Sara Rodriguez, Ahmi Astina, Ashley Gibbins, and CMSgt Dorsey (Instructor).
DHS ROTC: Six cadets attend school for leadership
August 29, 2007 at 2:33 pm
On the evening of Saturday, June 9, six cadets from Destrehan High School AFJROTC were packing and thinking about what a week at the South Carolina Cadet Officer Leadership School (COLS) was going to be like. COLS is held at the beginning of June every year at The Citadel in South Carolina.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
August 29, 2007 at 2:31 pm
HERE’S TO YOU. Ava Somme’ and Bob Wittorff opened the doors of Mais Oui wine shop on May 1, and even though summer’s been a slow season, the twosome’s Portugese wine tasting last week was a big hit.

St. Charles Bridal Guide St. Charles Bridal Guide
August 29, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Attention lovebirds, the time has come for the jam-packed fall edition of the Herald-Guide’s St. Charles Bridal Guide and we want to make you a part of it.

Good Work Guys. This volunteer crew from Zachry Construction Company helps build ramps for grateful seniors free of charge living in St. Charles Parish as part of the Safe Harbor Program, sponsored by Council On Aging. Pictured is Vivian Domingue of Lulin Senior citizens get ramped
August 29, 2007 at 2:24 pm
BY HEATHER R. BREAUX and SHONNA RIGGS

The Safe Harbor Program in conjunction with Zachry Construction Company is giving back to the community by building wheelchair ramps and making other home repairs for senior citizens in St. Charles Parish free of charge.

YOU'RE A WINNER. If you were the lucky winner in the Powerball Lottery, then this would be the person to tell you, the infamous lotto announcer - Mike Pace. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
August 29, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Last weekend, I purchased my first authentic Dolce & Gabbana handbag and I took a red-eye flight to Italy just because I wanted to see the beautifully classic painted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel - well not exactly.

Port of South Louisiana Dedicates
August 29, 2007 at 2:18 pm
The Port of South Louisiana dedicated its newest security vessel, the PSL Responder, among hundreds of public officials, business representatives, and other guests at Globalplex Intermodal Terminal on the Mississippi River on August 15.

“True friendship with Christ is expressed by one’s way 
of life.” - Pope Benedict Get Your "Passport" Ready for Heaven, Says Pope
August 29, 2007 at 2:15 pm
VATICAN CITY, AUG. 26, (Zenit.org).- Heaven is an equal-opportunity destination, but to gain entry one needs a “passport” stamped with virtues such as humility, mercy and truth, says Benedict XVI.

12 Elmwood Dr., Destrehan for $665,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Gagliano to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Dorsey on Aug. 13 Real Estate
August 29, 2007 at 2:12 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of July and August.

Obituaries
August 29, 2007 at 2:07 pm
Email your obituary announcements to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com

Sheriff’s Reports
August 29, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law

Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
Marine has pulled 400-pound cart in 5-year trek across country
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Allie Stevens was a strange sight to see as he lugged a 400-pound rickshaw along Highway 90 through St. Charles Parish last week.