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HHS teens celebrate National French Week HHS teens celebrate National French Week
November 20, 2007 at 3:04 pm
BOUTTE - The French students at Hahnville High School recently celebrated National French Week which was Nov. 5 through Nov. 9.

Learning how things grow at New Sarpy Learning how things grow at New Sarpy
November 20, 2007 at 3:03 pm
NEW SARPY - Carson Neu, a New Sarpy Kindergarten student, works closely with Samantha Clement , a Destrehan High School WISE club member learning how to plant seeds, what seeds need to grow and how to care for plants.

Talented theater kids on stage at Norco 4-6 Talented theater kids on stage at Norco 4-6
November 20, 2007 at 3:01 pm
NORCO - Norco Elementary 4-6 talented theatre students recently performed the play “Whatever Happened to Uncle Albert?” for the students and faculty.

Motiva gets Satellite Center team pumped Motiva gets Satellite Center team pumped
November 20, 2007 at 2:59 pm
LULING - Charlie Houidobre, of Motiva, was a guest trainer at the Satellite Center.

R.K. Smith decks the halls in New Orleans R.K. Smith decks the halls in New Orleans
November 20, 2007 at 2:56 pm
LULING - R. K. Smith Middle School Jr. Beta Club members went to City Park in New Orleans to decorate a tree.

Camera Shootout 2007 Nov. 15 Winner Camera Shootout 2007 Nov. 15 Winner
November 20, 2007 at 2:54 pm
“Chained to Heaven” by Tiffany Lopez got the most votes last week and is the Nov. 15 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Nominate a needy family for FREE food
November 20, 2007 at 2:53 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Connection Self Advocacy Group, a non-profit organization aiming to promote awareness and inclusion of people with disabilites is seeking nominations within the parish for a needy family to receive a Thanksgiving basket.

Nominations will be taken until Nov. 20
For more information, call Betty or Raven at 985-785-0971.

Roasted & Seasoned Turkey Breast Roasted & Seasoned Turkey Breast
November 20, 2007 at 2:52 pm
Try something new this Thanksgiving - whip up a new dish with a super delicious
holiday recipe.

Women’s club hosting Thanksgiving dinner
November 20, 2007 at 2:52 pm
LAPLACE - The LaFlambeau Charter Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will have their next dinner meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Bull’s Corner in LaPlace.
Networking begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and program begin at 7 p.m.

Please call Barbara Woodroof at 985-652-4924 or Roseanne Brady at 985-652-9175 and make your Thanksgiving dinner choice and reservations by Nov. 13.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
November 20, 2007 at 2:50 pm
ON THE ROAD. Middle school students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan pose at the battlefield of Gettysburg.

Sign your kids up for two fun-filled days
November 20, 2007 at 2:49 pm
DESTERHAN - The Caring Strategies organization will host two days of fun on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 for parish kids.
Events include games, music, play and a picnic.
Cost: $20 per day. Space is limited. Call 1-800-958-8172 to register.

GIVING BACK. Drake Wedge of Des Allemands was the first-ever St. Charles Parish kid to donate $1 to the Christmas fund. Who will it be this year? Send in your $1 gift today and we’ll print your picture in the Herald-Guide.
Herald-Guide’s $1 Children’s Christmas Fund makes season brighter for families in need
November 20, 2007 at 2:47 pm
This year the St. Charles Herald-Guide sponsors its second annual $1 Children’s Christmas Fund to help a needy parish family this holiday season.

IT’S ME! Here’s a glimpse of what I looked as a baby. This was my first baby picture in 1981. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
November 20, 2007 at 2:44 pm
On November 28, 1981 at 7:42 a.m. I, Heather Rae’ Breaux, was born to proud parents Guy and Fayla Breaux at St. Anne’s Hospital in Raceland and this upcoming Wednesday marks my 26th birthday.

New comedy opens on Kenner stage
November 18, 2007 at 12:04 pm
KENNER - “Arsenic and Old Lace,” one of the most popular comedies ever written, is open at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre and will run through Nov. 18 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and on Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
A pre-performance buffet catered by Messina’s is also available for $20 - reservations required.

TIckets: $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (55 and up) and students and $10 for children (6-12).

Call 504-468-7221 for more information.

Celebrate turkey day at farmer’s market
November 17, 2007 at 2:53 pm
DESTREHAN - A Thanksgiving celebration is planned for Saturday, Nov. 17 at the German Coast Farmer’s Market at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan from 8 a.m. to noon.

Plan to shop for fresh fall produce including cauliflower, broccoli, shallots, sweet potatoes, mustard greens and satsumas while enjoying the live Cajun sounds of Cajun Friends.

Hayrides and face painting will be available and their will be farmers on hand to provide you with information about upcoming programs and events.

Visit the welcome booth to check out the local cook books and historical works of art.

First convoy of hope being held Nov. 17
November 17, 2007 at 2:52 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The first St. Charles Convoy of Hope will be held on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. at the old Lions Club Park in Des Allemands located at 16976 U.S. Highway 90.

Local businesses, churches and community groups are working together to present the event which will benefit local, less fortunate families.

Free groceries, hair cuts, and a health fair will be provided to attendees.

For more informaiton, call 985-758-7547.

Win a FREE turkey dinner from the 4-H
November 17, 2007 at 12:01 pm
BOUTTE - The Families for Home Education 4-H Club will be selling $1 raffle tickets for a Thanksgiving dinner basket at Majoria's Grocery Store in Boutte on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The basket includes holiday decorations, a gift certificate for a turkey, stuffing mix, peas, carrots, corn, canned pumpkin, pie crust, green beans, cream of mushroom soup, french onion rings, dirty rice and much, much more.
All proceeds will benefit the FHE's service learning projects.

For more information, call club leaders Dan McGill at 985-785-1984 or Sherry Northington at 985-785-9466.

Seniors group sets Mardi Gras events
November 16, 2007 at 2:49 pm
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Council on Aging has released the dates for their Krewe of the Young At Heart special Mardi Gras events.

The Mardi Gras Brunch will be held on Friday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. and the Mardi Gras Coronation Tea is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Hahnville Center located at 626 Pine St.

The 12th Annual Mardi Gras Ball will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Jerusalem Shrine Temple Mosque located at 1940 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

For more information, call Stephanie Boudreaux at 985-783-6683 or send an email to centerman@stcharlescoa.com.

Dome Bound: Destrehan Wildcats seek third state title in 7 years
Dome Bound: Destrehan Wildcats seek third state title in 7 years
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When Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux returned to lead the Wildcats in 2012, he knew that he faced a lot of pressure to quickly turn the football program around.