Sports




Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson commits to LSU Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson commits to LSU
November 15, 2007 at 10:43 am
Not only did the LSU Tigers gain sole possession of the No.1 rating in both the Coaches’ poll and BCS standings this past weekend, but they also secured the services of the top rated prep quarterback in the state of Louisiana.

Destrehan, Hahnville second round bound Destrehan, Hahnville second round bound
November 15, 2007 at 10:40 am
Hahnville seems to be peaking at just the right time. The Tigers strutted out to a 42-0 halftime lead over Huntington last week before dispatching the Raiders by a 56-8 score to advance to the second round of the 2007 Class 5A state playoffs.

Oh, how sweet it is to be an LES first grader Oh, how sweet it is to be an LES first grader
November 15, 2007 at 10:37 am
LULING - Dai'Vione Pierre, a first grade student at Luling Elementary School, and his grandmother baked sweet potato pie for all his classmates.

JBM kids wear COOL socks for good cause JBM kids wear COOL socks for good cause
November 15, 2007 at 10:36 am
PARADIS - Seventh and eighth grade students at J. B. Martin show off their socks in support of Red Ribbon Week.

Hahnville High drama club views UNO film Hahnville High drama club views UNO film
November 15, 2007 at 10:33 am
BOUTTE - HHS students in Mr. Daniel Ruiz Talented Theatre class traveled to see the UNO Theatre production of Katrina’s Path, a unique performance developed using the community-based approach they are working on in class.

Firefighters stop, drop & roll at Sacred Heart Firefighters stop, drop & roll at Sacred Heart
November 15, 2007 at 10:32 am
NORCO - To celebrate National Fire Safety and Awareness Month Sacred Heart School invited the Norco Fire Department to visit.

Satellite center kids whip up tasty dishes Satellite center kids whip up tasty dishes
November 15, 2007 at 10:30 am
LULING - The Satellite Center’s culinary arts team’s first Cafe Day was an experience of real restaurant service.

Seventh graders plant trees on nature trails Seventh graders plant trees on nature trails
November 15, 2007 at 10:27 am
DESTREHAN - Norco environmentalist, Milton Cambre, works with LSU Dr. Pam Blanchard as they prep Harry Hurst seventh grade students to plant over 160 cypress trees along the nature trail in Wetland Watchers Park.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
November 15, 2007 at 10:25 am
“New Orleans” by Brock Barlow got the most votes last week and is the Nov. 8 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Rebuild your home with help from local resources office
November 15, 2007 at 10:24 am
Family Resources of New Orleans is recruiting families in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes to participate in a program to help them build their own homes through the Rural Development Mutual Self-Help Housing Program. To apply, contact Virt Poindexter at 985-785-0570.

Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
November 15, 2007 at 10:20 am
BUSINESS MATTERS. Five Russians visited St. Charles Parish last week on an Open World Tour sponsored by U. S. Library of Congress.

Thanksgiving Recipe
November 15, 2007 at 10:10 am
Try something new this Thanksgiving - whip up a new dish with a super delicious
holiday recipe.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners, Schools
November 15, 2007 at 10:07 am
Welcome to the special school edition of the Herald-Guide’s VIPs - Very Important Parishioners feature which zeroes in on St. Charles Parish teachers, students, parents and even the schools themselves who deserve a little recognition for the great strides they are making in the parish’s school system.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
November 15, 2007 at 10:04 am
Editor’s Note: The following column was written in response to a story idea sent to me through a reader email. The reader was curious to know who were the most influential women in my life and what women in the news field I admire most. Victoria Comardelle, thank you for your interest - this column’s for you.

Social Concerns
November 15, 2007 at 9:29 am
Outgoing president of the St. Charles Parish Social Concerns Organization, Colette Lottinger, says although the facility is there to help those in need, residents need to be more proactive in helping themselves.

Parish to purchase hazardous property from eligible residents
November 15, 2007 at 9:27 am
Emergency Operations senior coordinator Jason Tastet says eligible homeowners in the parish will benefit from hazard mitigation funds, a program put in place to purchase property that is prone to flooding.

Family seeks donations after man gets new liver
November 15, 2007 at 9:26 am
Richard Bissette, 51, of Luling suffered with liver problems for a couple of years, but when he caught the E. coli virus, his liver finally quit working, forcing him to have an expensive liver transplant.

Where’s our raise?
November 15, 2007 at 9:24 am
St. Charles parish civil service employees didn't receive the 13 percent pay increase they were promised after the Parish Council's final budget meeting, and they want an explanation.

Lifestyles

Book Review: “The Book Thief”
Book Review: “The Book Thief”
The Book Thief is the fictional story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl living in...
Valero St. Charles donates over $30k
Valero St. Charles donates over $30k
Valero St. Charles Refinery and its employees donated a combined $31,523 garnered...

Destrehan must slow Acadiana’s veer attack to win 5A state title
Destrehan must slow Acadiana’s veer attack to win 5A state title
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The undefeated Destrehan Wildcats will try for their third state championship in seven years when they face off against Acadiana in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday.

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