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You’ve got to read this!

The following books are now available at libraries in St. Charles Parish:Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:35 pm
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Student Book Reviews

“When It Happens” by Susan Colasanti is a fiction book set in New Jersey. The novel focuses on a high school love triangle involving the three main characters Sara, Tobey, and Dave. Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:33 pm
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VIPs - Very Important Parishioners

In recognition of outstanding scholastic achievements and demonstrated leadership potential, Brodie Dufrene was nominated to represent Louisiana at the National Young Leaders State Conference for the Gulf Coast Region in Birmingham, Ala.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:26 pm
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People Watch

The St. Charles Art Guild continues to share its 15th summer Kids’ Visual Arts Camp Showcase at the West Bank Regional Library on Lakewood Drive. The show consists of pieces that were selected by each primary grade student who participated in the week-long camp.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:24 pm
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The Biggest Loser

Lose weight and boost your self confidence with help from the Fitness Club’s “Biggest Loser” contest.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:22 pm
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Community Education

Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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Millage changes have little impact

The St. Charles Parish Council voted to reduce property taxes by .03 mills, a move that is expected to generate about $25.7 million in 2010 for the parish government. Of that money, around $3.1 million will go into the general fund, while the rest goes towards services such as recreation, road maintenance and the library system.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 11:49 am
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As creatures, we aren’t able to love God ourselves

By Christopher West

A friend of mine – I’ll call him “Joe” – recently came to me in distress asking me to help him process the counsel he had been receiving from a Catholic therapist. “You need to love God more,” was his therapist’s repeated advice. Sounds fine. Don’t we all? But as Joe shared more, I began to understand why his stomach was in knots.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:20 am
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Opposition to health care reform not coming from ‘naysayers’

According to the latest public opinion polls, most Americans are not in favor of the proposals in Congress to “reform” our health care system. Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:19 am
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Parish development sessions underway

Getting input from parish citizens on what they want St. Charles to be like in the years ahead is now underway in a program designed to let residents set goals for parish development in the next 20 years. Public workshops are being held Tuesday through today to get started.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:17 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Darrow J. Tregle, 55, of 217 Tregle Lane in Des Allemands was arrested on Aug. 12 and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:14 am
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Social media sites allow businesses to branch out

Advertisement is great for any business, especially if it’s free, online and where the people are.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:13 am
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Shelter looks at dog park to increase adoptions

Under the Hale Boggs Bridge and across from a million-dollar ball park sits the St. Charles Parish Humane Society - a building in grave need of repairs and upgrades, filled with stray animals also in want.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:11 am
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Ama man charged with killing pit bull, threatening girlfriend

A 50-year-old Ama man, who had three guns in his residence, allegedly shot his own pit bull before threatening to kill his girlfriend and turn the gun on himself, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:07 am
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Are garbage trucks a bridge hazard?

Many 18-wheelers and garbage trucks travel through St. Charles Parish as they deliver goods to other cities and parishes in the state or dump trash in Avondale.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
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Craig Blackburn and Heather Hancock have had myriad obstacles and a lot of distance to overcome to make their relationship work. Despite that, in so many ways, the couple couldn't be closer.