Sports




Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?
August 23, 2007 at 11:31 am
PUMPED UP FOR PREP FOOTBALL. Destrehan High School football players Blaine Wagner #68 - junior, Brian Kahrs #70 - senior, Kurt Hebert #62 - junior and Stephen Cheralla #48 - senior joined the Wildcat coaching staff at last week’s Hahnville High School scrimmage to see what to expect this year from their parish rivals.

Love is in the air
August 23, 2007 at 11:22 am
Parish people are walking down the aisle and tying the knot ... can you hear the sound of the wedding bells ringing? We can!

VIPS
August 23, 2007 at 11:11 am
Congratulations to Tonya Keller Fontenot who graduated in May from the University of Louisiana with a bachelors degree in nursing and a member of the Nursing Honor Society.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
August 23, 2007 at 11:01 am
“Water Baby” by Shirley Bourgeois got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 16 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
August 23, 2007 at 10:41 am
Atmos meter-reader Brent Somme’ was captured by the Herald-Guide cameras early one August morning checking gas meters on Cottage Drive in Luling.

Parish school volunteers do more than just organize bake sales and fairs
August 23, 2007 at 10:37 am
With the start of school, many parents’ thoughts go to preparing their child for a positive start, however, little time is spent figuring out how parents can get involved in supporting their child during the school year, according to 4-H youth development professor Dr. Janet Fox.

COMMUNITY ED.  Rosalie Gassen, pictured above, practices her brush stroke in Dan Hare’s watercolor class at Hahnville High School for Community Education. Register today, deadline is Aug. 31. Community Education
August 23, 2007 at 10:36 am
Registration for community education classes is now being held. Brochures are available at your local libraries. West bank coordinator Jayne Tate said that this year’s list of over 200 classes are both interesting and well worth attending. Don’t miss out - registration deadline is Friday, August 31st.

THE SECRET. This 2006 documentary features hard-core believers in the law of attraction and the power of thoughts. Heather R. Breaux BLOG
August 23, 2007 at 10:33 am
Shhh! What I’m about to tell you will unlock the secrets of the universe and give you everything that you’ve ever wanted - or at least that’s what the filmakers of the 2006 self-help documentary The Secret claim will happen if you just, believe.

Obituaries
August 23, 2007 at 10:31 am
Gibson

Julie Simoneaux Gibson, was welcomed into Jesus’ arms, on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 4:45 p.m., ar the age of 66. Wife of the late Roy “Hoot” Gibson.

Sheriff's Reports
August 23, 2007 at 10:28 am
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

Spirit Happening
August 23, 2007 at 10:24 am
A non-denominational bible study focusing on the spiritual truths and concepts on the book of Galations will begin August 27 through November 14 with a break in between. Classes will be on Monday nights from 7-9 and Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Bible Center Church on Barton Ave. in Luling.

Jason Brauninger takes first vows Jason Brauninger takes first vows
August 23, 2007 at 10:11 am
Jason Brauninger, 25, a St. Rose native and seminary student, professed his first vows before God, church leaders, friends and family in a special ceremony Aug. 15 held at St. Charles College in Grand Coteau.

Footballs take to the air in St. Charles Parish
August 23, 2007 at 10:02 am
This week offers us a good opportunity to get our minds off hurricanes and politics - - temporarily.

State should take action against corruption, too
August 23, 2007 at 10:00 am
Another part of the legacy of the Blanco Administration was unveiled last week. It is one of corruption.

Stop targeting underage drinkers
August 23, 2007 at 9:58 am
BATON ROUGE -- Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., joined by 29 attorneys general nationwide, urged the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to stop alcohol manufacturers from making misleading health-related statements when advertising alcoholic beverages that contain caffeine and other stimulants. Attorney General Foti is the co-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General Youth Access to Alcohol committee.

Commission ignores Katrina- effect on home property values
August 23, 2007 at 9:55 am
Dear Taxpayer:

The Louisiana Tax Commission (LTC) ordered a reassessessment of St. Charles Parish for 2007 because our ratio study was 8.9 percent. A passing grade is 9 percent.

Things are heating up in Louisiana politics
August 23, 2007 at 9:53 am
Record setting temperatures buffeted Louisiana last week, driving the mercury past the 100 degree mark. But the thermometer wasn't the only thing heating up in the Bayou State. Storm clouds-literally and figuratively-were enveloping the horizon.

Local races to start revving up, too
August 23, 2007 at 9:52 am
Things have been heated up a long time for the Presidential election which is still more than a year away. And finally, after slow starts, the campaigns for state and local elections which are a scant two months away are getting started.

Lifestyles

Book Review: ”Divergent”
Book Review: "Divergent"
Veronica Roth, author of Divergent, creates a perfectly balanced and structured...
Valero St. Charles donates over $30k
Valero St. Charles donates over $30k
Valero St. Charles Refinery and its employees donated a combined $31,523 garnered...

2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
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Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.