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Kenyan Marshall hopes FEMA comes through, for her family of seven and replace her home. To make donations to the family call 985-510-2115. Woman returns home to find FEMA trailer up in smoke
September 12, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Kenyan Marshall sent her five kids off to school, on the morning of Sept. 6, and headed for grocery shopping at Wal-Mart in Boutte.

Candidate field set for election
September 12, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Some names are familiar while others are brand new, as St. Charles Parish residents announced their intentions to run for public office in the Oct. 20, election. The last day to qualify to enter the election was Sept. 7.

Letters to the Editor
September 12, 2007 at 1:58 pm
Thanks for printing the article in your Lifestyles section about the stingray and my sons. Their children were excited about seeing their Dads in the newspaper!!! It made for great "show and tell" at school (since 3 of the children live in Virginia).

Vitter addresses Iraq war debate in session
September 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm
Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter today spoke on the U.S. Senate floor about his recent trip to Iraq and the upcoming U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on progress in Iraq. In his speech, Vitter called on his colleagues to take a moment and listen carefully to Gen. Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker as they testify before Congress this week.

Landrieu raps FEMA for critical GAO report
September 12, 2007 at 1:47 pm
By Gerard Shields

2TheAdvocate.com


WASHINGTON -- The federal government’s “limited progress” in emergency preparedness and response since the hurricanes two years ago is “alarming and disappointing,” U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday.

Iraq is teaching us a lesson
September 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Perhaps we learned a lesson in Iraq. We cannot invade another country and expect to make them a democratic friend of ours very easily.

State program gives Entergy money for hiring local workers
September 12, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Entergy moved one step closer to participation in the Louisiana Enterprise Zone Program after the St. Charles Parish Council passed a resolution to swap one of the parish's zones to help the company reap some tax benefits.

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign
September 12, 2007 at 1:43 pm
It may seem that paying residents to place a sign in their yard is similar to taking out an ad on a billboard or advertising in a magazine or newspaper.

BEST BET. Meet the cadidates for parish president, assessor, clerk of court and sheriff on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m. What's Happening?
September 12, 2007 at 1:30 pm
NORCO - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet with the Candidates Night on Thursday, Sept. 13 at LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m. with opening comments by Blaise Gravois, chairman.

Jan Walker from the United Way of St. Charles Parish, looks on while the kids create ideas for their playground.
Once a design is selected, 150 volunteers parishwide will assemble the new playground in Killona, October 24. Killona playground designed by kids, built by volunteers
September 12, 2007 at 1:26 pm
Killona kids designed their own playground as part of a community service project spearheaded by Craig Howat, a Hahnville resident and Luling Elementary School teacher.

Greg Bush, Sammy Accardo, and Dale Jordan work hard to make sure EPA and DEQ guidelines are followed in the wetlands assimilation process.
Wetlands boosted by sewage
September 12, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Parish just one of many using treated wastewater to protect residents from stormsSt. Charles Parish is one of several parishes in Louisiana using treated wastewater to boost wetlands, providing residents with a first level of protection from dangerous storms.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne and others on the force went door-to-door last week looking for any information that will help them solve the murder of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren.
Police hit the streets in search of killer
September 12, 2007 at 1:20 pm
St. Charles Parish Sheriff's detectives scoured the St. Rose Community looking for clues and passing out Crime Stoppers’ flyers last week to help the department solve the third murder in the parish this year.

Levee raising project gets early start Levee raising project gets early start
September 12, 2007 at 1:16 pm
The final construction phase of the Lake Pontchartrain, LA, & Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project got off to a four-year head start thanks to the cooperative efforts of parish officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District.

Council recommends wage increase for civil service
September 12, 2007 at 1:14 pm
Civil service employees might soon find their wallets a little bit fatter after the St. Charles Parish Council passed a resolution asking the Civil Service Board to increase pay by 10 percent.

Have a question for your next parish president?
September 12, 2007 at 12:48 pm
The St. Charles Herald Guide and the St. Charles Parish Bar Association will present a debate between the three candidates running for parish president on Oct. 3 at the Hahnville High school auditorium. The exact time will be announced in next week's issue.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 06, 2007 at 11:36 am
If you’re anything like me then watching your weight is a constant struggle, and since I’ve packed on 15 pounds since my eye surgery I’m back on the scale carefully calculating everything that I eat - especially since I go back under the knife this month for a second surgery.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
September 06, 2007 at 11:35 am
NICE CATCH. In mid July, brothers Brian and Dave Dufrene of Hahnville and Luling were fishing waist deep in the Grand Isle surf hoping to catch a few fish for dinner, when Dave hooked the “big catch” pictured above.

Physics teacher defies the laws of gravity Physics teacher defies the laws of gravity
September 06, 2007 at 11:33 am
For most, the thought of randomly bouncing around free from the constraints of the gravitational pull is a concept that’s a hard to swallow, but for Hahnville High School physics teacher Clarence Borne, defying gravity is all in a day’s work.

Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton
Hahnville storms back in fourth quarter to beat Haughton
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With Hahnville trailing Haughton 14-13 late in the fourth quarter, linebacker Peyton Robert scooped up a fumble and rumbled into the end zone to give the Tigers their first lead of the game.