Obituaries




Borne
April 02, 2008 at 1:00 pm
Leopold Baptist Borne, Jr., sandblaster-painter for Shell Chemical, died on Monday, March 24, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. at his residence of 7 years in Ponchatoula Age 82. A native of Edgard and had lived in Norco for the past 56 years.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
April 02, 2008 at 1:00 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week

Sheriff's Reports
April 02, 2008 at 12:59 pm
Arrests
•Roland M. Perrin, 30, of 649 Pat Dr. in Avondale was arrested on March 24 and charged with contractor’s missapplication of payments.

Sheriff’s Office still searching for armed and dangerous man
April 02, 2008 at 12:57 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's office has captured a wanted man charged with second degree murder, but is still searching for another man they consider armed and dangerous.

Woman saved from flasher by observant neighbor
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Some cities act as magnets for certain people.

Cajun Cuisine Cajun Cuisine
April 02, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Whether you like them fried, boiled or in a stew, crawfish are a Louisiana favorite - especially in St. Charles Parish where for the next few months you’ll find them on dinner tables and in backyard boils across the parish.

ON SET. Luling’s Natalie Nicole on the set before filming a scene for Final Destination 4. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
April 02, 2008 at 12:47 pm
In 2000, the first Final Destination movie was released in theaters. But little did anyone know just how popular a film about teenagers who ultimately cheat death by avoiding a plane crash would become.

The robots pushed 44-inch balls around a huge track to get points during the Bayou Regional Competitions. HHS students design, build own robot to take on world
April 02, 2008 at 11:40 am
Though it may have seemed out of the question even five years ago, several students at Hahnville High School got the chance to battle other schools from around the country with a robot they created in only five weeks.

Destrehan Plantation holds Heritage Day
April 02, 2008 at 11:10 am
DESTREHAN - The Destrehan Plantation will hold its 10th annual Spring Heritage Day for students of all ages on Wednesday, April 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be held on the grounds behind the plantation house at 13034 River Rd.

Preacher orders church to stay away
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Reverend DeVairr B. Mollaire, pastor of Ama’s Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, filed a temporary restraining order against his own church, saying that he was asked to step down as pastor without grounds for his dismissal.

Rathborne Park, shown above, will have a walking path around the park perimeter, fitness stations with benches, two baseball fields, a soccer/flag football field, a sand volleyball court, a mini basketball court, a playground area, pavilions with picnic t Here comes the park
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department released the plans for a new Willowridge/Lakewood park during a public meeting at Lakewood Elementary School.

Rain ruins festival Rain ruins festival
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Just like the survivors the event honors, Relay For Life will go on despite a delay caused by unforeseen events.

Gas prices are expected to rise above $4 a gallon this summer, making it more important than ever to increase a vehicle’s gas mileage. With gas prices set to rise above $4 a gallon, get some bang for your buck
April 02, 2008 at 9:16 am
Though many people now consider the price of gas outrageous, just wait until the summer when consumers could be paying an extra $10 to $20 per fill-up.

Former sheriff wants public pools back
April 02, 2008 at 9:15 am
A former sheriff and Hahnville resident wants the parish to consider opening public swimming facilities for families living on both sides of the river.

Join the library and the BIG READ April 1
April 01, 2008 at 1:51 pm
LULING - St. Charles Parish libraries and the National Endowment for the Arts presents the Big Read on Tuesday, April 1 at the West Regional Library in Luling at 6:30 p.m.
The event will feature a book discussion and celebration of the novel A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines.

A copy of the book can be reserved by calling 985-758-8471. Free study guides are available at all library branches.

UWSC Bridge Run scheduled for April
March 31, 2008 at 11:08 am
This is the twelfth year of the United Way of St. Charles 5K Bridge Run. This premier sporting event raises awareness of United Way and the need for health and human services critical to our community. The theme this year is “Building Communities, Enriching Lives”.

The UWSC needs and appreciates both in-kind and cash donations. Bridge Run Posters, signed and numbered by local artist Matt Touchard are available for $20 each. Activities include face painting, dunking booths,
inflatables, pony rides and raffles. There will also be $4,000 in prize money.

Those who register by March 31 only have to pay $20. There is a $25 fee after that date. Register online at www.runNOTC.org or www.usaysc.org.

Vvvrrom! Annual River Road Car & Bike show in Destrehan
March 29, 2008 at 1:54 pm
DESTREHAN - The third annual River Road Car & Bike Show will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Destrehan Plantation.

Row after row of classic cars, trucks and bikes will fill the front lawn of the historic plantation, all competing for a wide range of awards.

The event will feature live music by Don Rich and Ruff-N-Ready, delicious Cajun food, local crafts and children’s face painting and pony rides.

The show’s $10 admission fee includes a tour of the beautiful Destrehan Plantation home.

Cars, trucks and bikes are welcome to enter the competition. Entry fee is $20 for early registration and

$25 for day of show registration.

Don’t miss this event! For more information or to register, call the River Parishes Tourism Commission at 1-866-204-7782 or visit www.takemetotheriver.com.

Wayne Foret to sing at St. Gertrude dance
March 29, 2008 at 1:51 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold a dance on Saturday, March 29 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.
Music by Wayne Foret. Tickets: $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

For more information, call the church at 985-758-7542.

Chamber hosts congressional ‘drive-in’ visit in River Region
Chamber hosts congressional ‘drive-in’ visit in River Region
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The River Region Chamber of Commerce, with presenting sponsor Dow Chemical Co., hosted a congressional drive-in visit on Aug. 11 at the Port of South Louisiana Guest House.