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Kids get up-close look at lung damage

DESTREHAN - As part of a unit on body systems, students in Barry Guillot’s class at Harry Hurst Middle were able to get a close look at what smoke does to your lungs.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:06 pm

St. Rose students learn about fire fighting

ST. ROSE - Troy Schwankhart, pre-k student at St. Rose Elementary School, learns about the helmet that St. Rose Volunteer Fire Department firefighter uses when responding to emergencies.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:05 pm

R.K Smith inducts Beta Club members

LULING - R.K. Smith Middle School recently held Jr. Beta Induction.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:04 pm

Welcome BABY!

Xavier Theodore Johnson was born on Jan. 27, 2009 to proud parents Lacie Carmouche and Avery Johnson of New Sarpy. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:02 pm

‘The Wall that Heals’

On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 1:00 pm

St. Charles Art Guild NEWS

The St. Charles Art Guild will hold their third workshop on May 18 through 21, instructed by Mae Niolet.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:58 pm

The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:55 pm


Members of the River Region Ballet Board of Directors recently attended the 15th annual Big Easy Entertainment Awards Tribute to the Classical Arts Luncheon.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:50 pm

Epilepsy knows no boundaries

Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide. That’s more than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined. And within the last year, epilepsy has claimed another - 6-year-old Zoe Aucoin of Des Allemands.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:49 pm

Tips on how to ‘Eat right’

Even though most people agree that healthy eating is important, doing so may seem almost impossible when money is tight and time is short, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:46 pm

Sheriff's Reports

• Eugene V. Plake, 21, of 172 Annex St. in New Sarpy was arrested on March 4 and charged with second degree battery.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:43 pm

What’s Up? English difficult language

By Mike Peters
I received most of this in an email, and I added a few and thought it would be fun to share. Lovers of the English language might enjoy this. Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:34 pm

Fed’s answer to crisis gets out of sight

According to a column by Dan Juneau, president of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the federal government’s answer to the present financial crisis is bringing about some alarming figures.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Planning and zoning is on the right track

St. Charles Parish could be one of the most beautiful areas of the nation. It is a natural wonderland with bayous, swamps, marshes, giant oak trees, lakes, and of course, ole man river running through it.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm

Merchants, residents 'Paint the Town Purple'

Residents inside the parish should see a lot of purple on March 12, as members of the community don the color in honor of the upcoming “Relay for Life” event, which is a camp out against cancer. During the day, the power of purple is used to bring good news to cancer survivors and mobilize the parish to participate in the relay, which begins at 6 p.m. on March 28.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 11:51 am

Long-awaited busses godsend for stranded

The new River Parishes transit system got off to a quick start in its opening month, delivering 646 people from St. Charles and St. John to destinations across both parishes. And at least 40 percent of those February riders came from St. Charles Parish.Read More...
March 11, 2009 at 11:51 am

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Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
Bridge work drastically changes plans for popular United Way race
While the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will not be available for the United Way of St. Charles’ 20th Annual Bridge Run/Walk, those seeking to participate have no need to cancel those plans.