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Making the rounds!  
Olivia Zeringue, foreground, a Medicaid analyst, distributes pamphlets at Bethlehem Baptist Church, in Hahnville. Health insurance free for people who need it
June 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Tri-Parish Medicaid employees in St. John Parish have been making the rounds in St. Charles Parish placing applications and brochures at barber shops, hair salons, and community events every Saturday in June, to encourage residents to take advantage of free health insurance programs.

Cops: Dad smoked pot with son, 10
June 21, 2007 at 1:43 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's office arrested a Destrehan man June 9 after he allegedly smoked marijuana with his 10 year-old son, authorities said.

Sheriff: Contest CON MEN want your money
June 21, 2007 at 1:40 pm
A phony check scam being propagated in St. Charles Parish has prompted authorities to once again remind locals that the old adage still rings true, if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Bigger is better, say company officials Valero’s plan would bring 1500 new jobs
June 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm
St. Charles Parish Council approved a proposal at its Monday night meeting that would allow the Valero Refinery to expand, creating 1,500 temporary construction jobs and 30 to 50 permanent jobs once the project is complete.

ALL Des Allemands to parish: ‘Where is our ballpark?’
June 21, 2007 at 1:35 pm
After nearly six years of cutting through the “red tape” and heated town hall debates the parish council has finally signed off on a revised site plan that will give Des Allemands kids what they’ve been waiting for - a community ballpark.

HAHNVILLE supermarket Burglars cut through roof of grocery store ...
June 21, 2007 at 1:28 pm
One or more burglars using a torch and other sophisticated equipment, drilled a hole in the roof-top, of the Economical Supermarket in Hahnville climbed in and stole $82,000 worth of payroll checks and an undisclosed amount of cash on the evening of May 31, the Herald-Guide has learned.

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries News Briefs
June 13, 2007 at 4:21 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now accepting alligator lottery hunt applications for five Wildlife Management Area lakes and six public lakes in the central portion of the state.

Introducing the 2007 SCP Westbank All-Stars Introducing the 2007 SCP Westbank All-Stars
June 13, 2007 at 4:17 pm
The above picture is the smiling faces of the 2007 St. Charles Parish Westbank All-Star Team.

Paradis dancers tap their way to LA pageant Paradis dancers tap their way to LA pageant
June 13, 2007 at 4:13 pm
Dance Unlimited of the River Parishes Paradis Studio, performed at the Louisiana Catfish Queens Pageant.

St. Charles Parish high school athletes of the year
June 13, 2007 at 4:06 pm
The Times-Picayune named two Hahnville High School athletes and two Destrehan High School athletes to the 2006-07 Althletes of the Year list.

WHOA!  Nice shot and those socks rock! Heads up! Recreational soccer team starts season with 2 wins
June 13, 2007 at 4:02 pm
It was a slow first half on the shorter-than-normal field near Zephyr Stadium in Kenner when the Pandora’s Boxers took on the Metairie Rockstars two weekends ago.

NICE CATCH. Mark Holton. Casting for Christ
June 13, 2007 at 3:55 pm
Casting for Christ, a christian fishing club, is looking for new members to participate in monthly meetings and tournaments.

HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
June 13, 2007 at 3:53 pm
Coaches, send your HHS sports news to Herald-Guide Megan Waters at intern@heraldguide.com for consideration in her weekly column, HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters.

Swim season has arrived Swim season has arrived
June 13, 2007 at 3:48 pm
18-year-old Drew Wood (pictured right), son of Joe Rae and Andy Wood of Luling, shows top form in the 15 to 18 boys freestyle race between the Willowdale Gators and the Jewish Community Center. Drew finished first in the race and the Gators won their first meet of the season, 531-295. Photos by Ann Taylor.

VIPs
June 13, 2007 at 3:46 pm
Send your VIP annoucements to Lifestyles Editor Heather R. Breaux at heatherb@heraldguide.com or give her a call at 985-758-2795.

Love is in the air
June 13, 2007 at 3:44 pm
Send your wedding announcements and birth announcements to Lifestyles Editor at heatherb@heraldguide.com for prompt publication in YOUR St. Charles Herald-Guide.

Family Matters with Deniese Zeringue
June 13, 2007 at 3:42 pm
Families across Louisiana are now making their grocery lists in preparation for those summer outdoor meals.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
June 13, 2007 at 3:41 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I’ve heard that opening an IRA is a good way to help kids jump start their savings.

New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
New laws ban cell phones in school zones, give hefty fines for cigarette litter
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New laws targeting motorists have taken effect, including a ban on using cell phones in school zones and cigarettes and cigarette butts being labeled as litter.