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.

Festival of St. Charles holds pageant April 20
April 16, 2008 at 11:06 am
Festival of St. Charles will hold its pageant and extravaganza April 20 at the American Legion Hall, 12188 River Road in St. Rose.

IF THE SHOE FITS. Madeleine Daste and Joseph Solito play the parts of Cinderella and the Prince in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Cinderella.
Missoula Children’s Theatre puts on Cinderella production at St. Charles Borromeo
April 16, 2008 at 11:05 am
St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan worked with Missoula Children’s Theatre to present Cinderella at the school in March.

FASHION FORWARD. Stacy Melancon has just washed Val Townley-Smith’s hair and is cutting it in the “millennium bob.”
Women’s club members learn what it takes to be ‘beautiful’
April 16, 2008 at 11:03 am
Excited St. Charles Women’s Club members placed their names in a hat hoping to be chosen for a makeover at the organization’s March meeting.

NEW ROSE. St. Rose master gardener Kathleen Johnson, right, is pictured with the Peggy Martin Katrina Rose.
How does your garden grow?
April 16, 2008 at 11:01 am
From raising seedlings to growing a colorful and vibrant flower garden, look no further - you can get all of your spring gardening information right here.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 16, 2008 at 10:59 am
I knew that it would happen. I’ve been there before and I feared I’d be there again. I woke up this morning, looked in the mirror and I was fat.

Montz wants their kids back from Norco Montz wants their kids back from Norco
April 16, 2008 at 10:50 am
Montz residents are forming a new civic association and plans are underway to create a separate booster club for the children who live in that community.

Nursing home head takes on theft, care Nursing home head takes on theft, care
April 16, 2008 at 10:44 am
The Luling Living Center, a nursing home that provides care to elderly and disenfranchised residents in the community, has been plagued with complaints and a bad reputation for years. But new owners are trying to change the center's image.

Ama levee on the way Ama levee on the way
April 16, 2008 at 10:43 am
Residents living in Ama could be next in line to get levee protection on the West Bank. That's because St. Charles Parish has been working with the Jefferson Parish Levee District on three possible alignment scenarios.

Open Wide
April 16, 2008 at 10:43 am
Todd Masson
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the Bonnet Carré Spillway on April 11 and 12, unleashing 67,000 cubic feet per second of river water and raising the ire of some environmentalists.

St. Pierre says new library good for the East Bank
April 16, 2008 at 10:43 am
Led by the proposed 39,000-square-foot East Bank facility and plans for a new library in Des Allemands, the library system in the parish is currently undergoing a huge transformation.

Improving the wetlands one student at a time
April 16, 2008 at 10:43 am
Barry Guillot's hands have just been pricked by an albino hedgehog.

Get your GED for free
April 15, 2008 at 3:53 pm
Spring forward and complete your education for free.
Be a part of the NEW “FASTTRACK GED PREPARATION” class. Learn the academic and test taking skills you need to be successful on the GED test.

This special four week class will be held at the Boutte Adult Learning Center.

Registration and testing: Friday, April 11th (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) or Monday, April 14 (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Instruction begins Tuesday, April 15.

Call the Boutte Adult Learning Center at 985-785-1902 during the hours of 8 am or 3:30 pm for more information.

Jesuit upends Hahnville at jamboree
Jesuit upends Hahnville at jamboree
A hungry and prepared Jesuit team spoiled host Hahnville’s preseason jamboree Thursday night, as the Blue Jays rolled past the Tigers, 17-0.

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