Patrick Yoes




Two measures would help protect us
July 25, 2007 at 2:57 pm
So much attention is paid to the need for levees these days that the best means of hurricane protection are almost forgotten.

Gambling revenue may not be permanent
July 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm
Louisiana may be in more trouble in the years ahead financially after the Legislature passed a record budget this past year. Some of the money that paid for it was increased state income from the gambling business when gamblers in the state lost $3.06 billion during the 2005-06 fiscal year, according to an Associated Press report by Alan Sayre.

First Preseason game- Aug 11
July 25, 2007 at 2:53 pm
Of all the preseason games in the run-up to the GOP nomination, none is more crucial than the Iowa Straw Poll.

Recovery czar wants to turn New Orleans East into a fish farm
July 25, 2007 at 2:51 pm
In a published news story, the Recovery Czar of New Orleans, Dr. Ed Blakely, made what I thought was a ridiculous suggestion for economic development in New Orleans.

Get ready with this candidate questionnaire
July 25, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Whether we like it or not, election season is here. Yard signs and billboards are popping up all over the landscape, and a few early television commercials are airing, with smiling-faced candidates saying little about issues but trying to convince us that they deserve our trust, support—and money.

Delapidated house in Ama. Abandoned cars and houses an eyesore in Ama
July 25, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Ama residents want delapidated houses and abandoned junk cars cleared from the community.

What's Happening
July 25, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Send your events to Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com.

In the news
July 25, 2007 at 2:37 pm
St. Charles Parish council voted eight to one to allow Entergy Louisiana's Little Gypsy power plant in Montz to store open-air solid fuel on the site.

Ama RV park owner forced to close after violating temporary ban Ama RV park owner forced to close after violating temporary ban
July 25, 2007 at 2:28 pm
Ama RV park owner, Ritchie Stanley, must have 33 trailers removed from his property within 30 days following a cease and desist order placed on the property July 24 by the planning and zoning department.

Changing the face of Killona Changing the face of Killona
July 25, 2007 at 2:24 pm
The hot weather and muggy temperatures didn’t stop Killona residents from hosting a community back to school drive Sunday, July 22.

Woman, charged with stabbing husband, pepper sprayed by deputy
July 25, 2007 at 2:22 pm
A Boutte woman was arrested and charged with aggravated battery after she stabbed her ex-husband in the chest with an ink pen and struck him several times, official reports said.

Flood map of St. Charles Parish. Tab Troxler warns residents: get flood insurance
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
St. Charles Parish Council members listened intently to a presentation by the director of the emergency operations center about the number of residents and business owners in the parish, without flood insurance at its Monday night meeting.

Sweet! Two locals are Honeybees
July 25, 2007 at 2:19 pm
Two local women were picked to be Honeybees for the New Orleans Hornets 2007-2008 basketball season.

Softball team places in Babe Ruth tourney
July 25, 2007 at 2:11 pm
WAY TO GO. The St. Charles 12-U All-Stars finished 3rd in the Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament.

Dig it! Dig it!
July 25, 2007 at 2:08 pm
DIG IT. The Sacred Heart Volleyball team attended camp in July at St. Joan of Arc in LaPlace to improve their skills.

Sign up TODAY for adult softball league
July 25, 2007 at 1:43 pm
We are just weeks away from the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation's 2007 adult softball season and it is time for all of us to get organized.

Grab your rod & reel
July 25, 2007 at 1:41 pm
The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo will be held this year from July 26 through 28.

MEOW!
July 25, 2007 at 1:33 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries added big exotic cats to the list of Potentially Dangerous Quadrupeds and Non-Human Primates on June 20.

Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox
Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox
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In only his second game as a starter, Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half of the Wildcats’ 48-7 win over Helen Cox on Friday.