Sheriffs Reports




Sheriff's Reports
April 16, 2008 at 2:19 pm
Arrests
•Sharon Jones, 27, of 5155 Barras St. in St. James was arrested on April 4 and charged with DWI, possession of marijuana and illegal tint.

Government could soon have power to ban nicotine
April 16, 2008 at 2:18 pm
Landmark legislation making its way to the House floor would shift responsibility of regulating tobacco products to the Food and Drug Administration, which will likely lead to bigger warning labels and the removal of dangerous additives in cigarettes.

Outspoken councilwoman doing her best for East Bank Outspoken councilwoman doing her best for East Bank
April 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
Carolyn Schexnaydre, councilwoman-at-large from the East Bank, has been embroiled in a lot of controversy lately because of a resolution she wrote urging an investigation to clear Councilman and St. Rose Fire Chief Larry Cochran, along with his department.

Museum moving into Destrehan Plantation
April 16, 2008 at 2:17 pm
Destrehan Plantation's Caire House will soon be the home to a unique museum that plans to interpret the historical integrity of St. Charles Parish for present and future generations.

Students get the chance to become ‘satellite’ film stars
April 16, 2008 at 2:16 pm
Enterprising students from both Hahnville and Destrehan will get the chance to show-off their own films at the Satellite Center's third annual Video and Animation Festival.

Legislative mandates increase cost of insurance
April 16, 2008 at 2:14 pm
Sometimes it is true indeed that the more things change, the more they remain the same. That may be the case with our new Legislature and the issue of health insurance mandates.

Catholics are upset but Pope is making headway
April 16, 2008 at 2:13 pm
The Catholic Church has made the headlines this week, first with the closing and merging of many churches in the Archdiocese of New Orleans and now with the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI in Washington.

Spillway’s opening is historical
April 16, 2008 at 2:12 pm
The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway earmarks a decade long event in St. Charles Parish.

Monsanto expansion creates 380 new jobs
April 16, 2008 at 2:07 pm
Monsanto will make an investment of up to $196 million over the next 18 months at its glyphosate manufacturing facility in Luling, a move that will lead to the hiring of close to 400 people.

TOGETHER AGAIN. New Orleans VooDoo kicker and HHS alumni Alex Romero visits with two of his high school coaches Kade Rogers and Frank Harding on April 5.
Hahnville High baseball celebrates VooDoo style
April 16, 2008 at 11:22 am
On April 5, the Hahnville High School baseball team defeated Destrehan 4-3, but this powerhouse group of boys wouldn’t be the only ones to celebrate that day.

Louisiana Hurricanes finish first in Starz Sports tourney Louisiana Hurricanes finish first in Starz Sports tourney
April 16, 2008 at 11:20 am
The Louisiana Hurricanes 10U girls softball team recently finished 1st place in the Starz Sports tournament held in Brusly.

St. Charles Cyclones take all in Lafreniere Gator Classic St. Charles Cyclones take all in Lafreniere Gator Classic
April 16, 2008 at 11:19 am
The St. Charles Cyclones a Div 1 Boys U19 team recently won the Championship at the Lafreniere Soccer Club Gator Classic Soccer Fest the weekend of March 29th. Team members bottom row, l to r:

St. Charles Borromeo Gatorade Saints Camp St. Charles Borromeo Gatorade Saints Camp
April 16, 2008 at 11:17 am
St. Charles Borromeo Students from the second and eighth grades were given the opportunity to enjoy a field day with the New Orleans Saints Jr. Gatorade Training Camp during two separate sessions.

Shortfall projected in Saints, Hornets payments
April 16, 2008 at 11:16 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana is short of what it owes the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Hornets by more than $6 million this year under the state's contractual obligations to the pro sports teams. And the shortfall is expected to more than triple next year.

HHS & DHS baseball teams get district wins
April 16, 2008 at 11:15 am
The Destrehan and Hahnville baseball teams put their destiny in their own hands last week, by each picking up big wins against district competition.

POWERFUL LIFT. Destrehan High School student Quinn Mautemps was one of three powerlifters at this school to qualify for the state competition.
Destrehan powerlifters show strength, technique and stamina
April 16, 2008 at 11:13 am
Powerlifting is a strength sport, consisting of three events: the squat, the bench press and the deadlift - all of which resemble Olympic weightlifting because of the heavy lifting required.

Camera Shootout 2008 April 10 weekly winner Camera Shootout 2008 April 10 weekly winner
April 16, 2008 at 11:10 am
“Louisiana Fisherman” by Karen Donnaud got the most votes last week and is the April 10 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Saints Board of Realtors award winners
April 16, 2008 at 11:07 am
The Saints Board of Realtors recently held its annual awards Gala at the Jerusalem Temple in Destrehan. Current SBR President, Dana Bonette was the mistress of ceremony, 2007 Realtor of the Year, Judy Songy delivered the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Last year’s SBR President, Angelle Songy presented the 2007 awards to the following recipients.

Sports

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Baby Averlee doesn’t let deafness stop happiness
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When Mitzi Hebert brought her newborn daughter, Averlee, to the doctor for what she thought was a routine follow-up examination, she wasn’t prepared for what she was about to learn.