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Schools ban too-sexy shorts & iPods but give cell phones a thumbs up
June 13, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Parents with children enrolled in St. Charles Parish schools will definitely want a copy of their child’s school handbook for the upcoming school year as it outlines changes in dress codes, disciplinary action, and the use of cell phones during school hours.

All clippety, no clop: Even with her right front leg missing is as sweet as she can be. 3-legged pony needs a special sling - will YOU help buy it?
June 13, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Molly, a 15-year-old pony rescued after Hurricane Katrina by Kaye and Glenn Harris of St. Rose, is the only pony in Louisiana with an artificial leg because she was attacked by a pit bull dog in 2005.

Wal-Mart’s Christine Rivera chats with health-conscious customer, Emma White of Luling. Wal-Mart Health fair FOR WOMEN ONLY
June 13, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Wal-Mart Supercenter will be hosting its Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What's Happening?
June 13, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Come on down to the Whitehead football camp

The Willie Whitehead Foundation, will be hosting a free one day event for boys between the ages of 7 through 12 years old at the NFL YET Center on 1140 Southbroad Street in New Orleans, Saturday, June 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In the news
June 13, 2007 at 1:40 pm
St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services has funds available now for East Bank residents that need assistance paying utility bills, mortgage, or rent beginning June 4, 2007.

$500Gs for ‘no-flood pump’ in Paradis
June 13, 2007 at 1:38 pm
In south Louisiana where nearly everything is below sea level, there might be few things as important as pumping stations that help keep Louisiana from flooding and FEMA recently approved funding for upgrades to the pump station in Paradis.

HERE, KITTY KITTY. Humane Society president Jennifer King loves to cuddle with these cute kittens. 100 kitty cats up for grabs in super shelter ‘adopt-a-thon’
June 13, 2007 at 1:33 pm
June is ‘Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat’ month and the St. Charles Parish animal control staff urges residents to adopt a cat or kitten.

Disaster & recovery plan ready to roll
June 13, 2007 at 1:31 pm
Hurricane season is upon Louisiana once again and the St. Charles Parish School Board are crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s on their hurricane disaster preparedness and recovery plan, a work that has been in constant progress since the storm hit nearly two years ago.

Can pollster make our schools better?
June 13, 2007 at 1:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board is considering hiring the services of a New Orleans based pollster to conduct a series of school and community surveys that feedback from would be used in shaping the goals of the school system.

Rebels place fourth in baseball tournament Rebels place fourth in baseball tournament
June 06, 2007 at 4:12 pm
West St. Charles Little League's 13-14 year old Rebels placed 4th in the 16 and under bracket at Disney's Sun & Surf Bash Baseball Tournament held Memorial Day weekend at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.

N.O. seafood festival set for this weekend
June 06, 2007 at 4:11 pm
The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board is inviting everyone to the first-ever New Orleans Seafood Festival featuring cooking demonstrations by the very finest French Quarter chefs, the Louisiana Fishermen’s Village, where fishermen will sell their catch right off the boat, and music by Louisiana greats.

Louisiana artificial reef head died on May 27
June 06, 2007 at 4:08 pm
Richard Kasprzak, long time coordinator of the Louisiana Artificial Reef Program for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, passed away May 27.

Bears den in wetland reserve program lands
June 06, 2007 at 4:07 pm
A cooperative habitat restoration program that restores wetlands on marginally and non-productive croplands recently helped produce five black bear cub litters in Louisiana

St. Charles high school athletes in the spotlight again this week
June 06, 2007 at 4:04 pm
Ten St. Charles Parish student athletes have made the cut and were named to The Times-Picayune All-Metro track, tennis and golf teams making them part of this week’s VIPs - Very Important Parishioners.

DANCERS: Auditions for Louisiana Dance Team DANCERS: Auditions for Louisiana Dance Team
June 06, 2007 at 4:02 pm
The Louisiana Eagles will conduct auditions for the 2007-2008 E-Gals Dance Team on Saturday, June 9, at Port Allen High School. Auditions will begin at noon on the football field.

HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
June 06, 2007 at 3:57 pm
Boys Basketball

Season update: The Tigers have been practicing religiously for the past couple of weeks, and do not plan to slow down once the summer basketball leauge is in full swing. All players are starting the summer off with a bang as they soar towards to hoops and slam dunks and high flying three pointers.

Recreational sports in full swing this summer
June 06, 2007 at 3:55 pm
The St. Charles Parish Parks & Recreation Department offers many opportunities for both kids and adults

Herald-Guide celebrates St. Charles Parish School
June 06, 2007 at 3:47 pm
Submitted by L. Anderson

90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors
90-year-old Hahnville business shutting doors
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After nearly 90 years in business, during which time only one family has owned and operated it, Madere’s Garage in Hahnville is closing.