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Talk about “cool tents” - this baby is not only spacious, it’s equipped with comfortable cots ... and a special “air duct cooling system.” That’s construction volunteer Mitch Mclean relaxing. Church buys new tents for Good Samaritan volunteers
June 06, 2007 at 3:13 pm
Attempting to get things ready for the next group of volunteers to come and help rebuild homes in New Orleans, the First Union Presbyterian Church in Luling is upgrading its tents and replacing them due to weather damage caused by the rain and the heat.

TV hazardous for your moral health
June 06, 2007 at 3:09 pm
By Brian Fitzpatrick

Culture and Media Institute


Your story on day-care was good - with a couple of clarifications
June 06, 2007 at 3:08 pm
Dear Editor, Thank you for your interest in the state's new Quality Rating System as evidenced by your story in the April 19 edition of the St. Charles Herald-Guide: Does you child’s day-care center make the grade?

I like new state law that stops people from smoking in restaurants and at work
June 06, 2007 at 3:07 pm
Dear Editor: It’s been six months since The Louisiana Smoke-Free Air Act went into effect clearing the air in St. Charles Parish and all around the state.

Feds have put you $516,348 in debt & you don’t even know it
June 06, 2007 at 3:06 pm
Our state Legislature seems determined at this point to bring fiscal irresponsibility to new heights as it fashions the state budget for next year.

A nice place to work - but you wouldn’t want to LIVE there
June 06, 2007 at 3:04 pm
There is one place in Louisiana where a person can always find a job. Problem is, there are not many places to live there.

Oops! We didn’t read our own legal notices
June 06, 2007 at 3:03 pm
We owe an apology to the St. Charles Parish Council. We didn’t read its legal advertising published this past month about receiving bids for official journal of the parish on Monday.

JACKSON FAMILY: (L-R) m left: Bruce Jackson, Jr., Nicole Jackson and Rev. Bruce Jackson, Sr. Blind preacher COPES with SUDDEN loss of sight
June 06, 2007 at 2:59 pm
After losing his eyesight due to exposure to industrial chemicals, in 2006, Rev. Bruce Jackson, 38, associate minister of Mending Broken Hearts Ministry in Luling, is determined not to let the life altering experience slow him down.

Hot stuff Hot stuff
June 06, 2007 at 2:57 pm
With insurance rates going up in St. Charles Parish due, in part, to a shortage of firefighters, the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department is working to “flesh out its ranks” with a special firefighting training course for teens at Hahnville High.

Speed cited in car crash that killed 2 teens
June 06, 2007 at 2:56 pm
Speed was a factor in the one-car crash that claimed the lives of two girls on St. Rose Ave., Louisiana State Troop B spokesman Joseph Piglia said.

THEY MADE THE GRADE: 20 graduates, inset, top. In foreground, inmate Byron Bacon with proud daughter, Jessica. And guys - from all of us here at the Herald-Guide, great job. We congratulate you - and salute you. The future’s SO BRIGHT they gotta wear shades
June 06, 2007 at 2:52 pm
The Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility held it’s sixth annual graduation ceremony, on May 31, for 20 inmates receiving a General Education Diploma.

What's Happening?
June 06, 2007 at 2:42 pm
River Region Drama Guild presents award-winning musical

In the news
June 06, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Spare change?

Pushy panhandlers are on the prowl in Ormond, but you can JUST SAY NO

Why Entergy is paying YOU $8 a month
June 06, 2007 at 2:35 pm
From now until the beginning of next year, Entergy Louisiana customers should start seeing some additional digits on their energy bill, but not in the form of a new charge as $91 million in refunds are set to start rolling out over the next six months.

H-ville High principal retires after 34 years as ‘The Fuse’ H-ville High principal retires after 34 years as ‘The Fuse’
June 06, 2007 at 2:33 pm
Hahnville Principal Barbara Fuselier may be retiring at the end of June, but to the graduating classes she's helped shape over the last 34 years she will always be affectionately remembered as "The Fuse."

Outside firm hired to inspect buildings
June 06, 2007 at 2:32 pm
St. Charles Parish Council voted to hire an outside firm to perform building inspections because there is not enough adequately trained personnel qualified in the planning and zoning department to do the job.

Get ready for storms now, say officials Get ready for storms now, say officials
June 06, 2007 at 2:23 pm
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque and Emergency Operations Center director Tab Troxler demonstrated the parish’s ability to evacuate residents with their pets at a mock hurricane drill Thursday, May 31.

13-yr-old traveling baseball team takes 1st place in Lagniappe game 13-yr-old traveling baseball team takes 1st place in Lagniappe game
May 30, 2007 at 3:16 pm
The Bayou Boys Baseball team won 1st place in the Lagniappe Tournament in Terrebonne this weekend in Houma. The Bayou Boys are a 13 year old St. Charles Parish boys travel baseball team

Board fed up with school choice law
Board fed up with school choice law
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St. Charles Parish School Board members are decrying a new law that will allow students attending failing schools in outside parishes to attend St. Charles Parish Public Schools this year.