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Transit authority will hold meeting March 5
March 05, 2008 at 1:16 pm
LAPLACE - The River Parishes Transit Authority will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. at the Port of South Louisiana located at 171 Belle Terre Blvd.
Any individual requiring reasonable accommodation is requested to contact the South Central Planning and Development Commission at 985-851-2900 in advance.

Hahnville Honor Band students
March 05, 2008 at 12:10 pm
The following HHS students who participated in the Parish Honor Band:

Hahnville golfers place second in Cox Communications Invitational
March 05, 2008 at 12:09 pm
The Hahnville High School girls and boys golf teams competed in the Cox Communications Invitational last weekend at Willowdale Country Club in Luling.

BIG CHEERS. Ragan Digirolamo (front) and Courtney Poulos(back) during their  performance at WSA. St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders compete at WSA Grand National
March 05, 2008 at 12:08 pm
The St. Charles Borromeo Hurricane Cheerleaders competed in the WSA Grand National Competition held at the Convention Center February 23 and 24.

Hahnville is currently 9-1 on teh season and has already racked up some big wins over tough competition. HHS, DHS bats catch fire as teams jump out to impressive starts
March 05, 2008 at 11:59 am
The Hahnville Tigers are off to an impressive start this season and have shown plenty of offense on their way to 9 victories in their first 10 games.

DHS Wildcats eliminated from 5A state playoffs
March 05, 2008 at 11:58 am
The Destrehan Wildcats boy's basketball team was eliminated from the Class 5A state playoffs after Lafayette's Josh Wiltz hit a jumper as time expired to give his team a 50-48 quarterfinal victory.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
March 05, 2008 at 11:50 am
“Upside-Down Cheese” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 28 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

Camera Shootout 2008  February Monthly Winner Camera Shootout 2008 February Monthly Winner
March 05, 2008 at 11:48 am
“Baby’s First Mardi Gras” by Erica Williams is the February monthly winner in the photo contest.

See answers below. CROSSWORD
March 05, 2008 at 11:46 am
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle. See answers below.

Late March is perfect time to plant cucumber-family vegetables
March 05, 2008 at 11:43 am
The cucumber family, properly known as the cucurbitaceae (cu-cur-bit-A-cee-ee), provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
March 05, 2008 at 11:41 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

MEMORIES. J.B. Martin Students Jordan Dang, Ashley Estay and Bresha Dumas commemorate the Holocaust with their language arts presentation.
J.B Martin students remember the Holocaust
March 05, 2008 at 11:13 am
Students in Stacy Neighbors and Heather Dey’s language arts classes at J.B. Martin presented student-written Holocaust children’s books and personal narratives in two publishing ceremonies, The Memories are the Past Relived to Learn for Our Future and The Hope in the Face of Despair.

LETTERS FROM THE PAST. When I was a child and my grandfather went to Wyoming for work, he’d write me letters that included hand-drawn artwork like the ones pictured above. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
March 05, 2008 at 11:09 am
The first handwritten letter I ever received was from my grandfather when I was a child. For a short time, his work took him from Louisiana to Wyoming where he would write to me often.

Flood heights could rise
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Residents in St. Charles Parish will soon find out if the Federal Emergency Management Agency will change the base flood elevations for the area.

Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths Company says it has the solution for Airline deaths
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
Nucor Steel Marion Corporation says they know exactly how to end deadly car crashes on Airline Highway (U.S. 61) in St. Charles Parish.

Grocery costs skyrocket due to gas, corn prices
March 05, 2008 at 9:53 am
High gas prices may seem like they only affect a person's vehicle, but the increase is also causing havoc on everyday items that most residents need to survive.

Davis Pond Diversion pumping at full force
March 05, 2008 at 9:52 am
A recent test run of the Davis Pond Diversion Project proved that the structure and ponding area can now accommodate the large capacity of river water it was designed to, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Group home sexual assault Group home sexual assault
March 05, 2008 at 9:52 am
The owners of a group home in Destrehan, which houses boys with mental disabilities and behavior problems, have been charged with abuse by the state.

Sports

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out...
In memory of a star
In memory of a star
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992...

Destrehan grandfather, grandson are real super heroes
Destrehan grandfather, grandson are real super heroes
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While Batman and Robin are known for keeping Gotham City safe from the Joker, Riddler and Penguin, around here they’re known for something very different — bringing some joy into the lives of numerous youths.