Sports




Bucs pirate Saints 31-14
September 20, 2007 at 10:17 am
After the New Orleans Saints opening night loss to the defending world champion Indianapolis Colts, the word you heard most often was “disappointing.”

Many questions, few answers about artificial turf
September 20, 2007 at 10:16 am
Some critics of modern technology that is being used to replace natural grass with synthetic turf on athletic fields around Connecticut are calling for a moratorium until more scientific study is done.

Destrehan, Hahnville both take game on road
September 20, 2007 at 10:12 am
Destrehan needs more consistency

The Destrehan offense exploded for 28 points in the first half of last week's 35-14 homecoming victory over Terrebonne, but the Wildcats will need to show more consistency if they hope to stay undefeated with a win at Higgins Friday night.

Best of the Net
September 20, 2007 at 10:11 am
All this time you’ve just been putting Bounce in the dryer, but there are many uses for this dryer sheet.

Camera Shootout 2007 Sept. 13 Winner Camera Shootout 2007 Sept. 13 Winner
September 20, 2007 at 10:06 am
“Stairway to Heaven” by Julie Abadie got the most votes last week and is the Sept. 13 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Fall Festivities 2007 Fall Festivities 2007
September 20, 2007 at 9:54 am
From weekend festivals highlighting delicious Cajun delicacies like alligator burgers and jambalaya to arts and crafts displays and Christmas parades, there's bound to be something for everyone to enjoy this fall in the River Parishes.

Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
September 20, 2007 at 9:52 am
LIVE BAND. Local rock band, Da Ersters, took the stage on Saturday, Sept 15 at 90 West Restaurant in Boutte.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The nation’s biggest selling newspaper, USA Today, turns 25 this week and celebrates its milestone with a two-page center spread retracing the biggest headlines of the past 25 years. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
September 20, 2007 at 9:35 am
On Sept. 15, 1982 the nation’s first national newspaper, USA Today, emerged from an incubated idea found mainly in reader surveys and prototype think tanks into a coast-to-coast publication and this week marks the 25th anniversary of the biggest-selling newspaper in the United States.

As long as  Willie Whitehead has the outstanding debt and lien against Brookshire, lots can't be purchased. The parish debt is a result of inspection fees and  the project’s contractor is owed  money. More subdivision delays in Hahnville
September 20, 2007 at 9:22 am
Brookshire Subdivision, located in Hahnville and spearheaded by former New Orleans Saints football player Willie Whitehead , has not come to fruition after three years of planning. Now, Whitehead owes St. Charles Parish and the projects' contractor money.

“Meet the Candidates” was filled more with candidates and their supporters than undecided voters. “Meet the Candidates” fails to draw much interest from public voters
September 20, 2007 at 9:17 am
The tables were lined with literature, the candidates were pacing the room, and their supporters were making their way around the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall.

Erin Smith and Jaranea Gordon students at Southern University in Baton Rouge, are the 2007 recipients of the Martin Luther King Jr., Commemorative Scholarship.  The students received the award at a banquet held Sept. 15, at the John L.Dorsey Multipurpose Organization awards scholarships to SU students, parish natives
September 20, 2007 at 9:07 am
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish hosted its 18th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Sept. 15, at the John L. Dorsey, Multipurpose Center.

Sheriff's Reports
September 20, 2007 at 9:06 am
Suspects innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

Dow-sponsored tourney raises over $34,000 Dow-sponsored tourney raises over $34,000
September 20, 2007 at 9:02 am
By Tommy Faucheux

Dow St. Charles Operations recently raised over $34,000 for United Way of St. Charles at its sixth annual United Way Golf Tournament. The event was held at Willowdale Country Club on Sept. 10.

VIPs VIPs
September 20, 2007 at 8:59 am
River Parishes Hospital welcomes Charlotte Dupré as the Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Dupré joins us from Eunice, La where she most recently served as CEO of Acadian Medical Center, a newly constructed 50 bed facility owned by Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc.

Colette Lottinger poses for a picture wearing her alligator outfit. Memoirs of an alligator
September 20, 2007 at 8:57 am
It was, I think 1981 when I first became “the alligator” at West St. Charles Rotary Club’s Alligator Festival.

Spirit Weekly
September 20, 2007 at 8:55 am
BEIJING (AP) _ A leader of China's underground Protestant church has been released from a three-year prison term for distributing Bibles and other religious literature without a business license, an overseas monitoring group said Sunday.

Teachers design plans to improve test scores
September 20, 2007 at 8:53 am
Parish schools are counting on new learning methods to improve student’s test scores in 2007.

White House offers to lower cost share for levee projects
September 20, 2007 at 8:52 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana would have to pay about a billion dollars less than first feared under a White House funding scheme for proposed levee and pump work in southeast Louisiana, the state's congressional delegation said Wednesday.

New partnership connects farmers with food entrepreneurs
New partnership connects farmers with food entrepreneurs
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A new partnership will connect food entrepreneurs with local farmers in an effort to expand food production in St. Charles Parish.