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Flood map of St. Charles Parish. Tab Troxler warns residents: get flood insurance
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
St. Charles Parish Council members listened intently to a presentation by the director of the emergency operations center about the number of residents and business owners in the parish, without flood insurance at its Monday night meeting.

Sweet! Two locals are Honeybees
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Two local women were picked to be Honeybees for the New Orleans Hornets 2007-2008 basketball season.

Softball team places in Babe Ruth tourney
July 25, 2007 at 2:11 pm
WAY TO GO. The St. Charles 12-U All-Stars finished 3rd in the Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament.

Dig it! Dig it!
July 25, 2007 at 2:08 pm
DIG IT. The Sacred Heart Volleyball team attended camp in July at St. Joan of Arc in LaPlace to improve their skills.

Sign up TODAY for adult softball league
July 25, 2007 at 1:43 pm
We are just weeks away from the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation's 2007 adult softball season and it is time for all of us to get organized.

Grab your rod & reel
July 25, 2007 at 1:41 pm
The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo will be held this year from July 26 through 28.

MEOW!
July 25, 2007 at 1:33 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries added big exotic cats to the list of Potentially Dangerous Quadrupeds and Non-Human Primates on June 20.

Share your home with teen & student ambassadors from around the world
July 25, 2007 at 1:32 pm
SHARE!, an international exchange student, program looking for caring volunteers in the St. Charles Parish area - with or without children - to share their homes with teen ambassadors from abroad for the upcoming 2007-2008 school year.

Graduates of the 2007 Louisiana Master Gardener training program sponsored by the LSU AgCenter. (L to R) Carol Skipper, Doris Laurent, Justine Hill, Dara Spillman,  Jerry Hummel, Marie Kilman, Bobbie Zaidain, Robert Lotz, Nicholas Usner, Norma Wolverton, 12 parish kids graduate from gardener program
July 25, 2007 at 1:26 pm
This week’s VIPs, Very Important Parishioners are none other than homegrown 4-Hers who recently completed the LSU AgCenter’s Master Gardener Program.

116 Duhe Dr., Hahnville for $263,500 from Troy Mouret & Darlene Williams to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Stafford on June. 29 Real Estate Transactions
July 25, 2007 at 1:22 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 June and July.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
July 25, 2007 at 1:18 pm
“Stars & Stripes Baby” by Maranda Mire Weber got the most votes last week and is the July 19 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

You’ve got to read this!
July 25, 2007 at 1:14 pm
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries

WHERE ARE YOUR ROOTS? Find out at genealogical seminar. Who’s your daddy’s daddy?
July 25, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Members of German-Acadian Coast Genealogical and Historical Society learned more about resources available for genealogical research at the main branch of the St. John Library in LaPlace at the July meeting.

People Watch
July 25, 2007 at 1:09 pm
WEDDING BELLS. The marriage of Ms. Tiffany Poche and Mr. Matthew Morales was solemnized on June 9.

People Watch People Watch
July 25, 2007 at 1:02 pm
GROUP LUNCHEON. Members of the Vieux Carre Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended and Independence Day luncheon on July 6 at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans.

Back to School Series
July 25, 2007 at 1:00 pm
Start the school year off right by sending your kids to school using a budget and the money-management skills you will teach them.

A Cajun Wedding Story A Cajun Wedding Story
July 25, 2007 at 12:51 pm
In today's modern world of wedding etiquette, we have all become familiar with the not-so-sentimental gift-giving drill. You receive a wedding invitation in the mail from a relative or friend and somewhere on the card, in small type you find a note from the bride and groom stating where they are registered for wedding presents.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
July 25, 2007 at 12:48 pm
For most kids, now is the time to reflect on the carefree days of their summer vacation and treasure the time that is left before a new school year begins, but for most parents, planning for the year ahead has begun and shopping carts loaded down with school supplies and uniforms are lined up at stores around the parish.

St. Charles Parish Housing authority ordered to repay $600K
St. Charles Parish Housing authority ordered to repay $600K
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The St. Charles Parish Housing Authority has been ordered to repay more than $600,000 because they did not verify the income of those receiving subsidized housing payments and allowed unsafe conditions to persist in Section 8 properties, according to a recent federal audit.