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Heather R. Breaux Blog
July 11, 2007 at 9:41 am
After nearly three weeks on medical leave due to must-have eye surgery to repair the retina in my right eye, I’ve finally made my way back to the office and I’ve got to say that sitting in my comfy desk chair feels like home.

Local industries compete for adult recreation league title
July 05, 2007 at 9:31 am
Rycars Construction knocked out Whitener Snacks to repeat as the St. Charles Adult Industrial basketball League champions on June 28.

Pokey Chatman is looking for “Maximum Effort” from campers
July 05, 2007 at 9:30 am
As a coach and a player, Hahnville High graduate Pokey Chatman has recorded quite a few accolades in her day and is looking to help out up and coming basketball players with her Maximum Effort Camp kicking off on August 3.

Norco Elementary’s camp for young inventors teaches science-literacy, teamwork, and creativity
July 05, 2007 at 9:23 am
Norco Elementary School held its young inventors camp on June 25 through the 29 and 44 students got an opportunity to bring their creative ideas to life.

VIPS - Schools
July 05, 2007 at 9:21 am
Barbara Mollere Doucet, a former resident of Luling and a 1979 graduate of Hahnville High School was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Kinesiology/Human Movement Science from The University of Texas during commencement ceremonies on May 19th, 2007, in Austin, Texas. Dr. Doucet received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1984 and a Master of Health Science degree in Allied Health Education in 1996, both from LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans. She has over 23 years of clinical experience working in healthcare settings, providing direct patient care to rehabilitation populations, and serving in management and administrative roles. After completing her Master's degree, she began an academic teaching career. She has held faculty positions at several universities, including LSU Health Science Center, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Her research involves investigating methods that maximize motor function in the hand following stroke. She specifically studied the use of electrical stimulation techniques and how these can be used to facilitate post-stroke recovery.

Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Grants available to moms with innovative ideas
July 05, 2007 at 9:20 am
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, it's no wonder that women are to thank for many of the most widely used products in America -- windshield wipers, diapers, automatic dishwashers and more.

Harry hurst inclusive camp welcomes all children
July 05, 2007 at 9:18 am
St. Charles Parish Inclusive Camp welcomes campers ages five to 14 years old, with or without disabilities.

Ama RV park owner cited with violations Ama RV park owner cited with violations
July 05, 2007 at 9:15 am
The Ama Recreational Vehicle trailer park owned by Des Allemands resident and State Trooper Ritchie Stanley, could be shut down after 30 days if he doesn’t comply with the parish requirements and guidelines.

Obituaries
July 05, 2007 at 9:12 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald Guide's print and online editions.

Obituaries
July 05, 2007 at 9:12 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com for speedy publication in the St. Charles Herald Guide's print and online editions.

Sheriff's Reports
July 05, 2007 at 9:08 am
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Real Estate
July 05, 2007 at 9:06 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 June.

Teen girl banned from school for chastity ring heads to court
July 05, 2007 at 9:02 am
ENGLAND - A teenage girl who was banned by her school from wearing a "purity ring" is taking her case to the High Court.

Judge rules shrimpers must do their part to help red snapper recover
July 05, 2007 at 9:00 am
The most significant bycatch reduction measures ever imposed on the Gulf of Mexico shrimp fleet were announced last month, paving the way for a steady recovery of Gulf red snapper stocks.

FEMA trailers staying close to St. Charles just in case, officials say FEMA trailers staying close to St. Charles just in case, officials say
July 05, 2007 at 8:58 am
Just across the St. Charles parish line a white sea of FEMA trailers appeared about a month ago along Highway 90 in Lafourche parish where they are currently being reconditioned and sent back into the FEMA system to help someone when the next disaster happens.

Ama residents sound off in a letter to the Council
July 05, 2007 at 8:56 am
In a letter submitted to the St. Charles Parish Council on June 28, concerned residents in Ama express their frustrations and disappointment with the approval process:

State puts property insurance crises on the right track
July 05, 2007 at 8:56 am
When Florida’s legislators met in special session in early January, they were emerging from the fall elections in which they promised the moon to their voters regarding lowering the skyrocketing cost of property insurance in the Sunshine State. The new governor and Legislature quickly learned that there was no easy way to deliver on the promises of huge cuts in business and homeowners’ property insurance rates. They ended up enacting bills that put the state treasury and insurance policyholders at great financial risk. Their legislation is driving insurers out of Florida and forcing hundreds of thousands of additional policies into their state-backed insurer of last resort.

Fire chief involved in fatal crash finally returns home
Fire chief involved in fatal crash finally returns home
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Former Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Arthur Tregre has returned home after being hospitalized since last August following a head-on collision with St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Watson, who died in the accident.