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Blood drive for firefighter’s mom

HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville Fire Department is inviting the community to rally their support for fellow firefighter Chris Boros’ mother, Susan Santangelo, by donating blood in her name at the department on Saturday, Feb. 7. Santangelo has severe bleeding and is using blood on a regular basis.

Donors must be in good health, weigh a minimum of 100 pounds and be at least 17 years old. Donors are also encouraged to eat a healthful meal prior to and after donating.

For more information, call The Blood Center at 1-800-86-BLOOD or visit www.thebloodcenter.org.Read More...
February 07, 2009 at 11:30 am
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St. Rose blood drive set for Feb. 7

ST. ROSE - Ochsner Blood Bank will conduct a drive Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 366 Home located at 12188 River Rd. in St. Rose.

Donors will receive a T-shirt, mini-physical, cholesterol test and blood assurance package.

A picture identification is required. For more information, call Floyd Friloux at 985-764-6030 or email ffriloux@cox.net.Read More...
February 07, 2009 at 11:12 am
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River Region Chamber of Commerce welcomes Gov. Bobby Jindal

KENNER - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and installation gala on Feb. 6 from 6p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hilton New Orleans Airport with special guest speakers Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and the executive direction of the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Tim Barfield.

Individual tickets are $65 per person with platinum, gold, silver and bronze table sponsorships available. Attire is formal/semi-formal. Cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with the dinner and awards program following at 7 p.m.
The Hilton is located at 901 Airline Dr. in Kenner. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, contact the chamber office at 985-359-9777 or send email to chassity@riverregionchamber.org.Read More...
February 06, 2009 at 11:14 am
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Masquerade ball Feb. 6 in Ormond

DESTREHAN - The community is invited to enjoy an enchanting winter-themed evening of dancing to music by DJ Justin Freitag as the Mexico Missions team at St. Charles United Methodist Church hosts their second annual Masquerade ball on Friday, Feb. 6 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall located at 1905 Ormond Blvd.

Tickets are $10 and are available by contacting Heidi Schindler at 985-764-8386.

Proceeds fund the Mexico mission trips and other Mexico missions which include sending medical and dental information and supplies as well as books, school supplies and basic health care items.
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February 06, 2009 at 11:11 am
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Down economy forces Valero to delay $1.4 billion project

Valero’s $1.4 billion expansion of its St. Charles Parish refinery has been pushed back by two years due to the downtrodden economy, with construction set to begin in 2011.
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February 05, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

The big buzz in fishing is the catch made by Steve Rockweiler last week.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:19 pm
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Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:09 pm
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Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

15 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:23 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009 January Winner

“Love” by Chelsea Levron was selected as the January 2009 monthly winner. Congratulations to Chelsea. She qualified for the monthly drawing after it was selected as the weekly winner for Jan. 8.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:21 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009 Jan. 29 Weekly Winner

“Your Move” by Kevin Benoit got the most votes last week and is the Jan. 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Kevin.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:19 pm
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Council on Aging plans array of February events for parish seniors

he St. Charles Council on Aging has released its February calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older. In honor of Black History Month, the COA had several special events planned. The complete monthly list includes:Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 1:34 pm
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Herald-Guide People Watch

St. Charles Borromeo High School class of 1958 held its 50th class reunion which was celebrated with a mass by Msgr. Henry J Bugler in Destrehan, immediately followed by a reception at La Maison Magnolia in Norco.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:41 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:38 pm
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Behind the Scenes

Team members from the “Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism” pathway at the Satellite Center in Luling met with Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu while attending the 2009 Louisiana Travel and Tourism Summit.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:35 pm
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Plant figs, citrus and blackberries

Local nurseries should have an excellent selection of these plants newly arrived for planting in late winter and early spring. But you need to pay careful attention to selecting, planting, growing conditions and care these plants need.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.