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Veto override imminent Veto override imminent
November 28, 2007 at 5:13 pm
Six St. Charles Parish council members plan to cast their votes against Parish President Albert Laque's veto, which will permanently close the Luling Video Bingo Palace.

Writer misread letter on video bingo
November 28, 2007 at 2:51 pm
To the Editor:
I think John Landry (letter November 15) either misread or didn't understand what I said in my letter to Barry Minnich when I stated that John doesn't pay any sales tax on the rental income from his building.

Big Brother Is Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls
November 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
In an information age where we’re required to hand over confidential information in order to make a purchase, drive a car or visit a doctor’s office, our privacy is being relegated to the junk heap of antiquated, obsolete ideas.

Killing embryos not necessary for medical research
November 28, 2007 at 2:48 pm
New evidence shows that human skin cells can be reprogrammed into embryonic-like stem cells. This means it is not necessary to kill human embryos to provide the cells that reportedly can do much to advance medical science.

There’ll be plenty going on in next few weeks
November 28, 2007 at 2:46 pm
Coming up will be the busiest few weeks of recent history in St. Charles Parish and the State of Louisiana.

Sheriff's Reports
November 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Arrests
•Jon Paul Cooper, 19, of 135 Oak St. in Hahnville was arrested on Nov. 20 and charged with possession with intent to distribute ecstasy.

Yard signs send right message during holidays
November 28, 2007 at 2:44 pm
Parish residents will soon have an affordable way to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by purchasing unique yard signs that showcase a picture of the nativity and read, “This House Believes!”

Outdoor Express staying busy by offering large selection of items
November 28, 2007 at 2:42 pm
For lifelong hunter and fisher Will Waldrop, getting to spend his days at Outdoor Express is something that he wouldn't change for anything.

Former Destrehan star, current NFL Charger holds bear drive for children
November 28, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Former Destrehan Wildcat and current San Diego Charger Mike Scifres is doing what he can to make a difference in the lives of young children that are currently forced to remain in the hospital during the holidays.

Council’s new faces say parish ready for change
November 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
Residents of St. Charles Parish spoke loud and clear about the direction they want the area to head by electing several new faces to the council.

Shrimp industry’s struggles hit Grand Isle
November 28, 2007 at 1:21 pm
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) _ This old fishing town is losing one shrimp dock, and now it may lose the only one left on an island where life has always been about fishing.

St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record
November 28, 2007 at 1:17 pm
The St. Charles Extreme won the U-12 Recreational State Soccer Cup in New Orleans.

The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win
November 28, 2007 at 1:16 pm
The Mimosa Dolphins girls basketball team completed a perfect season by winning the St.Charles Parish 7 and 8-year-old girls tournament.

11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship 11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship
November 28, 2007 at 1:14 pm
The Louisiana Heat, an 11-year old baseball team recently took first place in the Katz Baseball Tournament.

HHS Lady Tigers place second in Central Lafourche Tournament HHS Lady Tigers place second in Central Lafourche Tournament
November 28, 2007 at 1:12 pm
Congratulations to the Hahnville High School Lady Tigers soccer team placed second in the Central Lafourche Tournament which was held Monday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday, Nov. 20 .

FAN OF THE WEEK FAN OF THE WEEK
November 28, 2007 at 1:07 pm
Along with the excitement of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.

Mimosa Mustangs get pep talk from Saints’ fullback, Karney Mimosa Mustangs get pep talk from Saints’ fullback, Karney
November 28, 2007 at 1:04 pm
Mike Karney, No. 44, fullback for the New Orleans Saints came to Luling to give the Mimosa Mustangs 11 and12-year-old recreational football team a pep-talk the night before their big play-off game where they squared off against St. Rose.

OUCH! That hurts ...
November 28, 2007 at 1:00 pm
The New Orleans Saints got back on stride this past weekend beating the Carolina Panthers in a convincing manner of 31-6, but it could not take away the sting of the triple overtime loss by the LSU Tigers to the Arkansas Razorbacks 50-48.

Wildcats forge new identity
Wildcats forge new identity
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After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.