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May 30, 2007 at 2:07 pm
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Inmate’s sudden death blamed on natural causes
May 30, 2007 at 2:06 pm
An inmate in the Nelson Coleman Correctional Facility died of “apparent natural causes,” St. Charles Sheriff’s spokesman Capt. Pat Yoes told the Herald-Guide.

3 ‘dope sweeps’ land 4 in the hoosegow, say lawmen
May 30, 2007 at 2:05 pm
It was a busy two days for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office as deputies managed to get more than two pounds of marijuana and four suspected drug dealers off the streets.

School plan to save $$$ on building projects
May 30, 2007 at 2:04 pm
At a regular meeting of the St. Charles School Board, members Dennis Naquin and Steve Crovetto said they think more can be done to attract companies to bid on school projects and drive down costs.

Chris Beard gets good-bye kiss from dad, George. Sheriff’s deputy trades in his badge for a tour in Iraq
May 30, 2007 at 1:49 pm
Just a few days before Memorial Day, Chris Beard, 22, a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy and a soldier in the Marine Corps Reserves, left his job and family behind to serve his country in Iraq.

Rally to kick drugs off Paul Frederick Street Rally to kick drugs off Paul Frederick Street
May 30, 2007 at 1:45 pm
A group of concerned pastors spearheaded the First Annual River Parish Youth Rally to support a drug-free zone on Paul Frederick Street, in Luling.

‘Who Dat’ summer camp lets campers just be kids
May 23, 2007 at 12:35 pm
Eighty-seven campers boarded the buses this morning for a week of adventure during Camp Tiger 2007 whose theme is “Who Dat.”

Hometown Hero
May 23, 2007 at 12:32 pm
As a sports fan, it's been a great pleasure to meet not one - but two all-pro National Football League athletes in the last year.

Destrehan dance studio offering summer classes for kids and adults who dance
May 23, 2007 at 12:28 pm
•Princess Performance Camp: for 6 to 8 years of age on Monday through Friday from June 18 to June 29 from 9:30 am to noon. This program is a special program for the young student.

2 killed in 4-car crash on Hwy 90
May 23, 2007 at 12:27 pm
Louisiana State Police investigated an early morning four-vehicle crash on Hwy. 90 at the St. Charles Parish line that claimed the lives of two people, one from Des Allemands. Two other people, both from Luling, were injured.

All-pro safety Ed Reed announces a new golf tournament to benefit the Football giant Ed Reed comes HOME for charity golf tourney
May 23, 2007 at 12:22 pm
Baltimore Ravens all-pro safety and former Destrehan football standout Ed Reed showed up to his alma-mater to announce the recent addition to his charitable foundation that serves the St. Charles Parish area with the Ed Reed/Valero St. Charles Golf Classic.

26 tons of hazardous waste dumped at collection event
May 23, 2007 at 12:21 pm
St. Charles Parish’s ninth annual hazardous materials collection day was the most successful event so far, with a staggering 26 tons of dangerous waste brought in by residents for recycling and disposal.

Cops: Gal ran up big shopping bill in another woman’s name
May 23, 2007 at 12:19 pm
A Luling woman was arrested by Louisiana State Police and charged with three counts of identity theft after allegedly charging several items from a television-shopping channel in another woman’s name.

Armed robbers arrested in Boutte after car chase
May 23, 2007 at 12:17 pm
Two LaPlace men were arrested and charged with armed robbery after holding up two Hahnville men at gunpoint, according to reports from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Jimmy Carter gets our ‘Rotten Peanut’ award for calling George Bush ‘America’s worst president’
May 23, 2007 at 12:14 pm
It’s refreshing to see two former presidents, Bill Clinton and H. W. Bush, work side by side to benefit humanity.
Together, they raised millions of dollars to benefit victims of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean and Hurricane Katrina. In the process, they said nice things about each other, even though they were from opposing parties.

TV news ought to be labeled ‘dangerous’ ... because it is
May 23, 2007 at 12:11 pm
Anyone who relies exclusively on television news reporting for insight into what’s happening in the world is making a serious mistake.

Destrehan High star in the spirit of giving
May 23, 2007 at 12:09 pm
Many professional football players have a lot to be proud of in addition to what they do on the gridiron. They use their off time to promote charitable causes as we have seen right here in New Orleans, the home of the Saints.

Summer reading programs are a kid’s best friend, says Barbara
May 23, 2007 at 12:06 pm
By the time this column hits the paper local school kids will have already started their summer vacation.

No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
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After securing a 21-14 win over previously unbeaten Thibodaux, the second-ranked Destrehan Wildcats hope to keep that momentum going when they travel to Central Lafourche on Friday.