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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:26 pm
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People Watch

The St. Charles Art Guild continues to share its 15th summer Kids’ Visual Arts Camp Showcase at the West Bank Regional Library on Lakewood Drive. The show consists of pieces that were selected by each primary grade student who participated in the week-long camp.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:24 pm
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The Biggest Loser

Lose weight and boost your self confidence with help from the Fitness Club’s “Biggest Loser” contest.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:22 pm
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Community Education

Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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Millage changes have little impact

The St. Charles Parish Council voted to reduce property taxes by .03 mills, a move that is expected to generate about $25.7 million in 2010 for the parish government. Of that money, around $3.1 million will go into the general fund, while the rest goes towards services such as recreation, road maintenance and the library system.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 11:49 am
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As creatures, we aren’t able to love God ourselves

By Christopher West

A friend of mine – I’ll call him “Joe” – recently came to me in distress asking me to help him process the counsel he had been receiving from a Catholic therapist. “You need to love God more,” was his therapist’s repeated advice. Sounds fine. Don’t we all? But as Joe shared more, I began to understand why his stomach was in knots.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:20 am
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Opposition to health care reform not coming from ‘naysayers’

According to the latest public opinion polls, most Americans are not in favor of the proposals in Congress to “reform” our health care system. Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:19 am
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Parish development sessions underway

Getting input from parish citizens on what they want St. Charles to be like in the years ahead is now underway in a program designed to let residents set goals for parish development in the next 20 years. Public workshops are being held Tuesday through today to get started.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:17 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Darrow J. Tregle, 55, of 217 Tregle Lane in Des Allemands was arrested on Aug. 12 and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:14 am
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Social media sites allow businesses to branch out

Advertisement is great for any business, especially if it’s free, online and where the people are.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:13 am
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Shelter looks at dog park to increase adoptions

Under the Hale Boggs Bridge and across from a million-dollar ball park sits the St. Charles Parish Humane Society - a building in grave need of repairs and upgrades, filled with stray animals also in want.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:11 am
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Ama man charged with killing pit bull, threatening girlfriend

A 50-year-old Ama man, who had three guns in his residence, allegedly shot his own pit bull before threatening to kill his girlfriend and turn the gun on himself, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:07 am
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Are garbage trucks a bridge hazard?

Many 18-wheelers and garbage trucks travel through St. Charles Parish as they deliver goods to other cities and parishes in the state or dump trash in Avondale.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Faulty relays lead to NRC inspection at Waterford 3

On June 22, a faulty electrical relay at Waterford 3 gave operators problems starting a high-pressure safety injection pump that is used to supply cooling water to the plant's reactor core in case of an accident.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am
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West Bank multi-use path finally a reality

The St. Charles Parish Council authorized the state to execute a construction contract for the main section of the West Bank multi-use path - a 6.2-mile-long project that will create a paved path for walkers, joggers and bike riders to enjoy the Mississippi River.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am
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BCA extends Pre-K program sign up

BOUTTE - Qualifying parents can register their 4-year-olds for a chance at free placement in private school pre-kindergarten programs for the coming school year. A limited number of classroom seats are available at Boutte Christian Academy.

Qualifying requirements for parents and children include: students must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2009, students must have current immunizations, and families must have an annual household income of less than $9,140 for families of 2, $36,620 for families of three; $44,100 for families of four; $51,580 for families of five or $59,060 for families of six.

For more information, call 985-785-2447.
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August 20, 2009 at 10:58 am
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featured merchant

Craig's Barber Shop
Craig's Barber Shop Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!

Rescue dogs track down missing  autistic boy
Rescue dogs track down missing autistic boy
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Joshua Magee of Hahnville and his new best friend Yellow the dog have both required a form of rescue. But the friendship the two have formed may ensure that neither will need it again.