Catholics are upset but Pope is making headway
April 16, 2008 at 2:13 pm
The Catholic Church has made the headlines this week, first with the closing and merging of many churches in the Archdiocese of New Orleans and now with the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI in Washington.

Spillway’s opening is historical
April 16, 2008 at 2:12 pm
The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway earmarks a decade long event in St. Charles Parish.

Monsanto expansion creates 380 new jobs
April 16, 2008 at 2:07 pm
Monsanto will make an investment of up to $196 million over the next 18 months at its glyphosate manufacturing facility in Luling, a move that will lead to the hiring of close to 400 people.

TOGETHER AGAIN. New Orleans VooDoo kicker and HHS alumni Alex Romero visits with two of his high school coaches Kade Rogers and Frank Harding on April 5.
Hahnville High baseball celebrates VooDoo style
April 16, 2008 at 11:22 am
On April 5, the Hahnville High School baseball team defeated Destrehan 4-3, but this powerhouse group of boys wouldn’t be the only ones to celebrate that day.

Louisiana Hurricanes finish first in Starz Sports tourney Louisiana Hurricanes finish first in Starz Sports tourney
April 16, 2008 at 11:20 am
The Louisiana Hurricanes 10U girls softball team recently finished 1st place in the Starz Sports tournament held in Brusly.

St. Charles Cyclones take all in Lafreniere Gator Classic St. Charles Cyclones take all in Lafreniere Gator Classic
April 16, 2008 at 11:19 am
The St. Charles Cyclones a Div 1 Boys U19 team recently won the Championship at the Lafreniere Soccer Club Gator Classic Soccer Fest the weekend of March 29th. Team members bottom row, l to r:

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.

Locals show support for St. Charles Parish law enforcement with blue ribbons
Locals show support for St. Charles Parish law enforcement with blue ribbons
Some locals are proudly displaying blue ribbons in their yards and offices in a show of support for law enforcement officers.