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Federal appeals courts to hear key Katrina insurance lawsuit
August 08, 2007 at 10:45 am
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN

Associated Press Writer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to review a judge's verdict last year in the first trial among hundreds of lawsuits that Mississippi homeowners filed against insurance companies in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.

Police searching for armed robbery suspect Police searching for armed robbery suspect
August 08, 2007 at 10:44 am
On June 24, 2007, an Armed Robbery took place at the Rose Casino, 10405 U.S. 61 St. Rose, Louisiana at approximately 8:06 a.m. During the robbery an unknown black male entered the business and robbed three cashiers at gunpoint.

Coastal Waste manager says rape suspects weren’t employees
August 08, 2007 at 10:41 am
Mark Fridge, division manager of Coastal Waste Services said neither of the men arrested and charged with aggravated rape of a 14 year-old Destrehan girl, July 25, worked directly for his company.

In the news
August 08, 2007 at 10:39 am
Candidates wishing to post free announcements in the St. Charles Herald-Guide must submit them before August 17.

Carolyn Schexnaydre announces candidacy for councilman-at-large-division A Carolyn Schexnaydre announces candidacy for councilman-at-large-division A
August 08, 2007 at 10:34 am
Carolyn K. Schexnaydre, a lifelong resident of Destrehan, announces her candidacy for council-at-large division A.

This KKK picture was part of an incendiary unsigned flyer sent out to Killona residents. Killona meeting: St. Pierre tackles anonymous racial allegations
August 08, 2007 at 10:21 am
V.J. St. Pierre, a candidate for St. Charles Parish President, addressed an audience of Killona residents, August 2, concerning rumors that he beat-up an African American Destrehan male more than threedecades ago, when he worked as a deputy for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Real Estate Transactions
August 08, 2007 at 10:19 am
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.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
August 08, 2007 at 10:15 am
“Family Naptime” by Patricia Francis got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 2 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Birth Announcements
August 08, 2007 at 10:14 am
Sandra Antoinette and Lee Jaysen Chambers of Vernon Hills, Ill., announce the birth of their fourth child, a son, Jeremy Patrick, born June 18 weighing 9 pounds, 15.5 ounces. He is welcomed by two brothers, Joshua Adam, 6, and Andrew Joseph, 4, and sister, Sarah Christine, 1. Maternal grandparents are Shirley and Irvin Naquin of Destrehan, and paternal grandparents are Janice and Joe Chambers of River Ridge.

VIPs
August 08, 2007 at 10:12 am
Congratulations to Hollin Dufrene who graduated in May from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor of fine arts degree with graphic design.

Spotlight on Community Education
August 08, 2007 at 10:10 am
Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.

SHOW YOUR OTHER SIDE. Shelbi Berthelot, Harlie Kinler and Cheyenne Ortiz pictured from left to right put on their best acting mask for the River Region Drama Guild’s performance at the River Region Performing Arts Center in Norco. The act marked the end o Drama guild closes summer workshop with Norco expose
August 08, 2007 at 10:08 am
The River Region Drama Guild concluded its 2007 Summer Theatre Workshop on Aug. 2 with a performance at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

TRUE LOVE. Luling resident Craig Blackburn proposes to his long-time girlfriend of five years, Heather Hancock of Moore, Oklahoma, at the 2007 National Down Syndrome Congress Conference in Kansas City. Winn-Dixie’s courtesy clerk has got this one in the bag
August 08, 2007 at 10:00 am
Pat Ehrle announces the engagement of her son Craig Blackburn, 28, to his long-time girl friend Heather Hancock, 24, of Moore, Oklahoma.

Log on to www.mypyramid.gov for more info on the food pyramid. 2007 Back to school series
August 08, 2007 at 9:58 am
Don't let your child's after-school snack attack catch you off guard. Keep plenty of healthy food choices from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPyramid on hand to satisfy ravenous appetites.

EVERYBODY SAY AMEN. Lena Dufrene has been volunteering at the Life Fellowship Community Church for many years. PEOPLE WATCH
August 08, 2007 at 9:51 am
You can call her Lena Dufrene, but if you’re a member of the Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche, then you’re probably calling this 82-year-old volunteer “Grandmother.”

Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society Hahnville oak tree inducted into national Live Oak Society
August 08, 2007 at 9:44 am
Just spotting the Keller Plantation Oak from River Road in Hahnville is a sight, but standing beneath its massive canopy is an even better spectacle. And Hilda Keller Trege of Hahnville agrees - that’s why she nominated the Live Oak for membership in the Live Oak Society.

Garbage collectors charged with aggravated rape of 14-year-old girl
August 02, 2007 at 5:36 pm
Two garbage-men are accused of aggravated rape of a 14-year-old Destrehan girl they met while working their route. Both could face life imprisonment without the benefit of parole if proven guilty.

Cox Cable Contract Ends
August 02, 2007 at 5:34 pm
Parish officials are asking Cable TV viewers to voice their opinions about the service and programming that Cox Cable is providing to residents.

Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus will resubmit an application to parade through Ormond Boulevard after making changes to the route, according to the krewe's captain.