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Brandon Oubre: Biology Literary Rally

In late August, Brandon Oubre won the award for Division I in Biology for the Literary Rally.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:53 am
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Ford graduates USMC boot camp

Private Aaron J.P. Ford, 18, of Paradis graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC on Aug. 28. Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:51 am
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Cadet choosen for honors camp

Hahnville High School Cadet Jean Pierre Alexander DuRousseau was selected to attend one of 10 honors camps this summer at the University of Oklahoma. Out of 107,000 cadets in AFJROTC only 500 are selected for the camps.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:50 am
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Private Friloux completes basic training

Private Blake M. Friloux, formerly of Luling, has completed his basic training and graduated from the Ft. Sill, Oklahoma training facility, where he was a part of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, 3rd Battalion.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:43 am
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People Watch

Michael Aaron Williams will be performing Friday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the annual St. Charles Rotary’s Alligator Festival in Luling.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:15 am
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:14 am
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Turning the page

With nearly 2,000 books sold, Des Allemands writer Lee Stephen credits most of the success of his science-fiction book series, Epic, has received to both independent publishing and the Internet.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:13 am
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Hi-Stepper Parent Club thanks community for support & fundraising

Duanne Cazalot of Destrehan says her late grandmother was always very lucky.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:10 am
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Community center, EOC, launch get the go-ahead from council

A community center, boat launch and a new emergency operations center all received the go-ahead from the Parish Council on Sept. 21, and most of the money for their eventual construction will come from grants.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 11:09 am
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Parish declares war on overgrown ditches

As the summer draws to a close, many St. Charles Parish residents are noticing a marked improvement in the drainage systems around their homes.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:37 am
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Alligators still in demand, but price just isn’t right

With little market for alligator hides, hunters are staying home rather than heading out into local swamps and marshes after the big, toothy reptiles.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:36 am
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Yesterday, today and tomorrow from budget standpoint

The biggest issue facing Governor Jindal and the Legislature in 2010 will be the state budget. No other issue will come remotely close to capturing the same amount of attention and scrutiny in the run-up to the legislative session next March. Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:33 am
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Courthouse generator close to powering up

By Renee Simpson
A new 1250-kilowatt diesel generator will be able to power the entire courthouse in case of power loss by the end of 2009. Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:32 am
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Carter errs in blaming opposition on racism

Former Pres. Jimmie Carter went a bit too far last week in asserting that opposition to President Barack Obama’s program is mainly racist. That is not the case for most of the people who have offered outspoken opposition to his health care plan and other programs.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:30 am
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Carter errs in blaming opposition on racism

Former Pres. Jimmie Carter went a bit too far last week in asserting that opposition to President Barack Obama’s program is mainly racist. That is not the case for most of the people who have offered outspoken opposition to his health care plan and other programs.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:30 am
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Boat launch should benefit wetlands

St. Charles Parish harbors some of the greatest wetland areas of the world. But so far, most residents can’t take full advantage of them.Read More...
September 30, 2009 at 10:29 am
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Former St. Charles Parish DA pleads guilty to obstruction of justice
Former St. Charles Parish DA pleads guilty to obstruction of justice
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Former St. Charles Parish District Attorney Harry Morel Jr., who on Wednesday was accused of preying on more than 20 women, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in federal court.

The obstruction charge stems from allegations that Morel harassed a grand jury witness and attempted to destroy evidence against him.