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Bayou Gauche church hosts boys camp out
October 19, 2007 at 12:59 pm
DES ALLEMANDS - The Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche will hold a camp out for boys ages 6 to 12 on Oct. 19 at the church which is located at 2671 Highway 306.

The cost is $5 per camper. For more information, call Bridgette Domengeaux at 985-758-7526 or email her at bridgette@lifefcc.com

Plantation's tour celebrates tradition
October 19, 2007 at 10:10 am
VACHERIE - St. Joseph Plantation announces its second annual Mourning Tour featuring the customs and rituals of 19th century Creole Louisiana now through Saturday, Nov. 3.
The house will be dressed in full deep mourning - according to the old prescribed protocol of mourning.

The plantation is located along River Road in Vacherie with daily tours Monday through Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on Sundays at noon and 4 p.m.

Tickets: $10. For information, visit www.stjosephplantation.com.

Horror classic opens on Kenner stage
October 19, 2007 at 10:03 am
KENNER - Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show opens on Friday, Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. and runs through Oct. 31 at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner.

Tickets: $20 for adults 18 and older. There will be a cash bar.

For tickets and a complete listing of show times, call the box office Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 504-468-7221.

Montz pumpkin patch and hayride
October 19, 2007 at 10:03 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Krewe of Boo presents the 1st annual Blaine Kern’s Haunted Fun House at Mardi Gras World located at 233 Newton St. in New Orleans.

The show runs Oct. 18 through 21 and Oct. 25 through 31. Tickets: $12. Groups of 20 or more - $10 per ticket.
For more information, call 504-361-7821 or visit www.blakekernshauntedhouse.com.

Get your tickets today for FUN house
October 18, 2007 at 10:04 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Krewe of Boo presents the 1st annual Blaine Kern’s Haunted Fun House at Mardi Gras World located at 233 Newton St. in New Orleans.

The show runs Oct. 18 through 21 and Oct. 25 through 31. Tickets: $12. Groups of 20 or more - $10 per ticket.
For more information, call 504-361-7821 or visit www.blakekernshauntedhouse.com.

Heather R. Breaux Blog
October 17, 2007 at 5:08 pm
Thousands of die-hard purple and gold fans cheered on the LSU Tigers as they marched into triple overtime against Kentucky last Saturday.

Real Estate
October 17, 2007 at 5:04 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of September.

River Parishes Hospital announces monthly ‘Young At Art’ contest winners
October 17, 2007 at 5:02 pm
River Parishes Hospital is proud to announce its monthly art winners for the month of September. They are: Beija Cerda, a student at Riverbend Preschool and Kirsten Cases and Heath Mohon, students at Riverside Academy.

ART WINNERS. Merrill Zeringue, Marie Weiler, John Wanger and Evelyn Dupuy. People Watch
October 17, 2007 at 4:59 pm
The artwork judging for the St. Charles Council On Aging’s annual calendar contest took place at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 26 followed by an entertaining reception.

Eeek, drink and be merry
October 17, 2007 at 4:58 pm
Makes 6 cakes. Prep time: 15 minutes. Baking time: 27 minutes.Refrigerating time: 60 minutes. Decorating time: 30 minutes.

Histories and customs of Halloween
October 17, 2007 at 4:56 pm
Halloween is an annual celebration, but just what is it actually a celebration of? And how did this peculiar custom originate? Is it, as some claim, a kind of demon worship? Or is it just a harmless vestige of some ancient pagan ritual?
The word itself, "Halloween," actually has its origins in the Catholic Church.

A walk to remember
October 17, 2007 at 4:53 pm
In 1719 the early immigrants of St. Charles Parish sailed in from Germany, Switzerland and found their way from a small German territory called Alsace Lorraine to settle the Parish of Plenty as colonists.

Pictured above: Val Gaubert, Diamond Joseph, Austin McDonald, DeJanne Williams, Jessie Jackson and Ashliee Geis 100 SRE students take part in football contest
October 17, 2007 at 4:49 pm
Over 100 fourth and fifth grade students at St. Rose Elementary took part in this year’s NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Competition.

Former LSU lineman Joseph Baird dead at 80
October 17, 2007 at 4:48 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former LSU lineman Joseph “Red” Baird has died, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

Sign up today for parish basketball
October 17, 2007 at 4:39 pm
The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is currently holding registration for the 2007 basketball season for boys and girls ages 5 to 6, boys ages 7 to 14 and girls ages 13 to 14.

Finally, the Saints win one
October 17, 2007 at 4:37 pm
It took until the evening of Oct. 14 for the New Orleans Saints to get their first victory of the 2007 season and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

St. Charles Herald Guide's High School Playmakers of the Week
October 17, 2007 at 4:34 pm
Molton continues to shine for Wildcats

Destrehan wide receiver Tim Molton has been making big plays throughout his high school career.

Opposition gunning for 7-0 Wildcats Opposition gunning for 7-0 Wildcats
October 17, 2007 at 4:27 pm
After cruising to big wins in their first five games of the season, the Destrehan Wildcats have found themselves fighting for their lives in their last two contests, both of which the team still managed to win.

St. Charles Parish Council OKs, but questions $5.5M credit line for hospital
St. Charles Parish Council OKs, but questions $5.5M credit line for hospital
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St. Charles Parish Hospital representatives got a $5.5 million line of credit for 11 years at Monday’s council meeting, but only after a near hour-long grilling over why they needed more help less than a year after getting a $10 million loan.