|St. Pierre vows to hold employees accountable
October 31, 2007 at 12:11 pm
V.J. St. Pierre wasn't sure how life would work out for him when he returned home from Vietnam after losing a leg and being wounded in an ambush.
|How much did your vote cost?
October 31, 2007 at 12:08 pm
Running a political campaign is not an easy thing to do.
The candidates have to hire a dedicated staff to get their message across, while formulating a plan to deal with the many issues that affect their constituents. They must also keep up public appearances, out-hustle their competitors, and in some cases go door-to-door to get their message across.
|St. Rose church has food, fun & games
October 31, 2007 at 10:09 am
ST. ROSE - The Bread of Life Christian Fellowship celebrates Harvest Fest 2007 with food, fun and games on Oct. 31 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The church is located at 10328 River Road in St. Rose.
|Halloween party at Vous Salon & Spa
October 31, 2007 at 10:08 am
PARADIS - Vous Salon and Spa located on Highway 90 in Paradis will hold their FREE Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Scheduled events are: live music, a wine tasting, hay rides, photo sessions, food, candy and children and adult costume contest.
The farmer’s market will be on hand from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 985-758-8687 for more information.
|Save cemetaries with Metairie tour
October 29, 2007 at 10:11 am
METAIRIE - Join the Save Our Cemeteries group on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on a guided bus tour of the historic Metairie cemeteries.
The event is hosted in part by the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society.
Advanced reservations required. Cost: $18 per person. Call 504-525-3377 to reserve your spot.
|Dogs: Howl-O-Ween costume contest
October 27, 2007 at 10:07 am
METAIRIE - The Howl-O-Ween Canine Costume Contest and Trick or Treating for dogs will be held at Clearview Mall located at 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd. on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Louisiana SPCA. Call 504-885-0202 or visit www.la-spca.org.
|SPOOKTAKULA & fun Halloween event
October 27, 2007 at 10:06 am
DESTREHAN - The United Methodist Church - Ormond Recreation Field on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan will hold a family fun day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 27.
This is sponsored by the St. Charles Recreation Department and the Special Olympics Young Athlete Program.
All kids ages 2 1/2 to 7 years old are invited to participate.
|Ormond church holds fun-filled fall fest
October 27, 2007 at 10:05 am
DESTREHAN - The St. Charles United Methodist Churc located at 1908 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan is holding their Family Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Concessions, food, games and dance teams will all be on site and the fest will also feature a gumbo cook-off and the Battle of the Christian Bands.
For more information, call the church at 985-764-8292.
|Majority of participants rule
October 24, 2007 at 4:04 pm
We often hear that in a democracy, a majority rules. It should be more properly stated that in a democracy, a majority of those who choose to participate rule.
On Saturday, approximately 1.3 million people went to the polls to determine who would guide Louisiana's government for the next four years.
|Massive expansion of SCHIP: A move toward socialism
October 24, 2007 at 4:02 pm
I recently heard about a young mother who received an unexpected call from a collection agency for a bill for a medical test that was performed on her infant son two years ago.
|St. Pierre to be president
October 24, 2007 at 4:01 pm
St. Charles will have a new parish president, V. J. St. Pierre, who became president-elect when “Snookie” Faucheux pulled out of the runoff Monday. As a former councilman, he displayed many times his love of the parish and desire to work for the benefit of its citizens.
|State gets national attention with election of Jindal
October 24, 2007 at 3:59 pm
Louisiana got good national attention with the election of Bobby Jindal as governor. News networks played it up as an historic event.
October 24, 2007 at 3:57 pm
Congratulations and best wishes to Bobby Jindal, Mitch Landrieu and V. J. St. Pierre who will lead our state and parish during the next four years.
|Record number of ducks on their way to Louisiana, and we have the groceries
October 24, 2007 at 3:51 pm
If the teal season is a taste of things to come, 2007 should be a banner year for Lake Salvador and Cataouatche duck hunters.
|St. Charles Herald Guide's Playmakers of the Week
October 24, 2007 at 3:29 pm
Destrehan O-Line comes up big in win over East St. John
|Saints, Tigers rally for wins
October 24, 2007 at 3:19 pm
You get nothing more in the win column for style points and that is good news for both the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints this past weekend.
|Hahnville gaining confidence as season goes on
October 24, 2007 at 3:15 pm
After building big leads in each of their previous contest, the Hahnville Tigers had to come from behind to pick up their seventh win of the season, using a last second field goal by Brandon Larousse to defeat Dutchtown 17-14.
|Destrehan hopes victory comes easier this Friday
October 24, 2007 at 3:09 pm
For the third straight week, Destrehan needed their defense to come through in the closing minutes of a game, and for the third straight week, the defense delivered.
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After starting district play 3-0, the Hahnville Tigers have lost their last two league games against East St. John and H.L. Bourgeois.
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