Letter to the Editor




Coastal Waste Services article misleading
February 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm
Unfortunately we find it necessary to respond to the article written on February 21, 2008. This article contains incorrect and incomplete information.

State board of education sends mixed messages
February 27, 2008 at 1:07 pm
Recently, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) took steps to take over 10 public schools that were deemed “failed” by Louisiana’s public education accountability program.

Time is ripe for new friendship in Cuba
February 27, 2008 at 1:06 pm
The U. S. has an excellent chance to make things right with Cuba now that Fidel Castro has retired.

Governor, legislature on the right track
February 27, 2008 at 1:05 pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal deserves accolades for his initial efforts to reform the state. He got most of what he wanted in putting ethics ahead of everything else in government.

Volunteers needed to help abused children
February 27, 2008 at 1:04 pm
Abused children in St. Charles Parish need someone to speak up for them, and by volunteering to serve as a court appointed advocate, members of the community will get that chance.

Family sees opportunity as a ‘sign’ to fundraise
February 27, 2008 at 1:02 pm
A lot has changed for Lori Templet since she began selling Christmas signs with a picture of the nativity and a message that read “This House Believes.”

Joe Medina works on resoleing a shoe. Besides, serving as a cobbler, Medina also offers several shoe supplies. Lost art -- Cobbler makes living for almost 40 years
February 27, 2008 at 1:00 pm
When you first step inside Joe Medina’s cobbler shop on Paul Maillard Road in Luling, it’s as though you’ve gone back in time to a place where the stitching and resoleing of shoes was big business.

HHS cheerleader & mascot tryouts
February 27, 2008 at 12:43 pm
BOUTTE - There will be an informational meeting about cheerleading and mascot tryouts for the 2008-09 school year on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Hahnville High School auditorium.

Those interested in trying out who are unable to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Candice Reed at creed@stcharles.k12.la.us after the meeting to obtain a packet of tryout information.

A mandatory instructional workshop will be held on April 7 through 10 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the school gym.
Tryouts will be held April 11 at 3 p.m.

Lady Tigers fall to Chapelle
February 27, 2008 at 12:21 pm
The Hahnville girl's basketball team finished just inches shy of the Class 5A state championship game, falling to Chapelle 56-39 in the semifinals on Monday night.

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
February 27, 2008 at 12:06 pm
“Fountain” by Charles Flowers got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 21 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

See answers below. CROSSWORD
February 27, 2008 at 12:02 pm
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle.

Farm bureau invites ladies to compete in queens contest
February 27, 2008 at 11:58 am
Charlene Bruce, St. Charles Parish Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chairman would like to invite single young ladies to enter the Farm Bureau Teen Queens Contest, and Queens Contest on Saturday, March 15.

The Cook’s Corner The Cook’s Corner
February 27, 2008 at 11:57 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Rob and Jessica Rebstock of LaPlace with their son Bobby. Herald-Guide PEOPLE WATCH
February 27, 2008 at 11:54 am
It was a sold-out crowd at the Superdome in New Orleans last weekend when Monster Jam 2008 rocked the house with amazing stunts and the roaring sounds of big-wheeled cars and trucks like Maximum Destruction and the Bulldozer.

Don Raymond, above, was one of the first black students to attend Hahnville High School. Gone but not forgotten
February 27, 2008 at 11:45 am
In March of 1969, an emotional shockwave was felt throughout the Hahnville area when the parish’s most celebrated black athlete, Don Raymond, lost his life in a tragic car accident on River Road.

Recommended practices for quality citrus production
February 27, 2008 at 11:31 am
Citrus is undoubtedly one of the most popular backyard fruits grown by homeowners throughout southeast Louisiana, mainly because citrus is easy to grow and often produces well each season.

JESSICA CANCIENNE slides in ahead of the throw to third during her team’s 15-0 win over Morgan City on Tuesday. Lady Tigers off to impressive 7-2 start
February 27, 2008 at 10:56 am
The Hahnville softball team bounced back from a 5-1 loss to Belle Chasse by sweeping Higgins last week 3-2 and 3-1.

TV segments to highlight local issues, keep public in the loop
February 27, 2008 at 9:39 am
Parish President V.J. St. Pierre may not have wanted the parish's committee meetings on TV, but he is hoping that the medium will help him accomplish a goal he made upon taking office.

Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
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The goal is to put a duck call (pink or camo) and a fishing pole – anything that’s not electronic - in every little hand Saturday at the first annual St. Charles Greenwing Day and Chili Cookoff.

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