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JACKSON FAMILY: (L-R) m left: Bruce Jackson, Jr., Nicole Jackson and Rev. Bruce Jackson, Sr. Blind preacher COPES with SUDDEN loss of sight
June 06, 2007 at 2:59 pm
After losing his eyesight due to exposure to industrial chemicals, in 2006, Rev. Bruce Jackson, 38, associate minister of Mending Broken Hearts Ministry in Luling, is determined not to let the life altering experience slow him down.

Hot stuff Hot stuff
June 06, 2007 at 2:57 pm
With insurance rates going up in St. Charles Parish due, in part, to a shortage of firefighters, the Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department is working to “flesh out its ranks” with a special firefighting training course for teens at Hahnville High.

Speed cited in car crash that killed 2 teens
June 06, 2007 at 2:56 pm
Speed was a factor in the one-car crash that claimed the lives of two girls on St. Rose Ave., Louisiana State Troop B spokesman Joseph Piglia said.

THEY MADE THE GRADE: 20 graduates, inset, top. In foreground, inmate Byron Bacon with proud daughter, Jessica. And guys - from all of us here at the Herald-Guide, great job. We congratulate you - and salute you. The future’s SO BRIGHT they gotta wear shades
June 06, 2007 at 2:52 pm
The Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility held it’s sixth annual graduation ceremony, on May 31, for 20 inmates receiving a General Education Diploma.

What's Happening?
June 06, 2007 at 2:42 pm
River Region Drama Guild presents award-winning musical

In the news
June 06, 2007 at 2:40 pm
Spare change?

Pushy panhandlers are on the prowl in Ormond, but you can JUST SAY NO

Why Entergy is paying YOU $8 a month
June 06, 2007 at 2:35 pm
From now until the beginning of next year, Entergy Louisiana customers should start seeing some additional digits on their energy bill, but not in the form of a new charge as $91 million in refunds are set to start rolling out over the next six months.

H-ville High principal retires after 34 years as ‘The Fuse’ H-ville High principal retires after 34 years as ‘The Fuse’
June 06, 2007 at 2:33 pm
Hahnville Principal Barbara Fuselier may be retiring at the end of June, but to the graduating classes she's helped shape over the last 34 years she will always be affectionately remembered as "The Fuse."

Outside firm hired to inspect buildings
June 06, 2007 at 2:32 pm
St. Charles Parish Council voted to hire an outside firm to perform building inspections because there is not enough adequately trained personnel qualified in the planning and zoning department to do the job.

Get ready for storms now, say officials Get ready for storms now, say officials
June 06, 2007 at 2:23 pm
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque and Emergency Operations Center director Tab Troxler demonstrated the parish’s ability to evacuate residents with their pets at a mock hurricane drill Thursday, May 31.

13-yr-old traveling baseball team takes 1st place in Lagniappe game 13-yr-old traveling baseball team takes 1st place in Lagniappe game
May 30, 2007 at 3:16 pm
The Bayou Boys Baseball team won 1st place in the Lagniappe Tournament in Terrebonne this weekend in Houma. The Bayou Boys are a 13 year old St. Charles Parish boys travel baseball team

ON FIRE! Louisiana Heat baseball team plays well in tournament ON FIRE! Louisiana Heat baseball team plays well in tournament
May 30, 2007 at 3:15 pm
The Louisiana Heat took second place in the Southshore Slam Tournament in River Ridge earlier this month.

Destrehan’s Roussel signs with university Destrehan’s Roussel signs with university
May 30, 2007 at 3:11 pm
Destrehan High School senior Jules Roussel signed baseball scholarship commitment letter to Southeastern Louisiana University on May 24.

Hahnville High School Air Force ROTC make donations to local charities
May 30, 2007 at 3:10 pm
Air Force ROTC unit LA-933 based at Hahnville High School recently made generous donations to local charities.

Louisiana Outdoor Writer’s Association announces youth contest winners
May 30, 2007 at 3:09 pm
The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association has announced the winners of its annual Youth Outdoor Journalism Contest.

SPRING FEVER. The Hahnville High School spring football season ended last week with the annual scrimmage against Archbishop Rummel High School to determine players strengths and weaknesses. HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
May 30, 2007 at 3:05 pm
Coaches, send your news to Megan Waters at intern@heraldguide.com

Local high school athletes are a cut ABOVE the rest
May 30, 2007 at 3:04 pm
Eight St. Charles Parish student athletes have made the cut and were named to The Times-Picayune All-Metro softball and baseball teams making them part of this week’s VIPs - Very Important Parishioners.

STAMP COLLECTORS:
May 30, 2007 at 3:03 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced that the golden retriever will be featured in the “Retrievers Save Game” series for the 2008 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp or Louisiana duck stamp competition.

Zeus moves ahead with parade plans
Zeus moves ahead with parade plans
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Signs supporting the Krewe of Zeus’ plans to parade through Ormond Boulevard in February have popped up across Destrehan, and the krewe plans to hold a public meeting in order to alleviate any concerns residents may have about the proposed route.