|Towering sunflowers call Norco garden home
September 13, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Adam Duhe loves to watch plants grow and flowers bloom in his grandmother, Brenda Duhe’s, garden, and recently he decided to try his hand at gardening by planting sunflower seeds.
|Senior adults invited to enter contest
September 13, 2006 at 2:37 pm
The St. Charles Council of Aging is currently accepting entries for their 2007 calendar contest.
|Library to hold flash fiction course
September 13, 2006 at 2:35 pm
The St. Charles Parish East Library will be holding a flash fiction writing class, "Power of the Pen: Polaroid Prose," on Thurs., Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
|Pet of the Week
September 13, 2006 at 2:35 pm
The St. Charles Parish Humane Society is where Felix, a Snowshoe feline, currently calls home.
|HHS tutoring program
September 13, 2006 at 2:31 pm
Hahnville High School will begin its tutoring and grade recovery program, called Hahnville’s Educational Learning Program or HELP on Sept. 19.
|Ceremony jump starts hospital construction
September 13, 2006 at 2:21 pm
Representatives of the parish’s health system gathered on Sept. 8 to celebrate the expansion of the St. Charles Parish Hospital with a ground breaking ceremony.
|Home businesses under parish scrutiny
September 13, 2006 at 2:18 pm
On Sept. 5 the parish council was faced with a proposal by the parish president’s administration that, if passed, would make it easier for residents to operate businesses from their home by cutting through some of the red tape and allowing the parish’s planning and zoning department director to determine approval on applications.
|Dow Chemical to shut down PXC plant
September 13, 2006 at 2:13 pm
On Sept. 6 Dow Epoxy, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Company, announced that it intends to close the PXC plant at the St. Charles Operations site owned by Union Carbide Corporation in Hahnville by Oct. 31.
September 13, 2006 at 1:54 pm
Geraldine Martin on Thurs., Sept. 7 at her home in Norco. Daughter of the late Joseph Alexander Sr. and Odessa H. Miller. Stepdaughter of the late Johnny Miller. Wife of August Martin Jr. Sister of Rev. Vernon (Yvonne) Alexander Sr., Arthur (Alberta) Bailey Sr., Lawrence (Alma Lee) Bailey, Lurlee A. Green, the late Elouise Johnson, Rev. Robert Sr., Joseph Jr. and Edmond Alexander. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Age 72. A native and resident of Norco. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of the Greater Good Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at Greater Good Baptist Church, 47 Cathey St., Norco on Wed., Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. Rev. Willie Dewey, Pastor, officiating. Interment Montz Memorial Park Cemetery in Montz. Visitation was held at the above church from 10 a.m. until service time. Serviced by Robottom.
|Non-Catholic visitor sees Jesus in local chapel
September 13, 2006 at 1:44 pm
Last Thanksgiving, Andy Petty of Gretna saw something he'll never forget. Nearly a year later he can remember it like it was yesterday.
|Ray Nagin: The perfect double-agent
September 13, 2006 at 1:39 pm
If there is a vast white conspiracy to keep poor blacks who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina from moving back to the city, it could not have a better front man than Clarence R. Nagin, mayor of New Orleans.
|Lead us not into temptation
September 13, 2006 at 1:35 pm
Sometime between now and the end of December, the state will release the amount of surplus revenue available after the books are closed on Fiscal Year 2005-06.
|Walmart's gay and lesbian partners disturbing to reader
September 13, 2006 at 1:31 pm
On August 21, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced a "partnership" with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
|It’s time to eat alligator again
September 13, 2006 at 1:27 pm
At one time, it had men wrestling real live alligators. Then there were the alligator beauty queen contests.
|We shouldn’t let occupational permits get out of hand
September 13, 2006 at 1:23 pm
St. Charles Parish Council is considering an ordinance that would make it easier to get a home occupational permit. That could be good or bad.
September 13, 2006 at 1:15 pm
•Tamonica Lee, 17, of 8874A Sunnyside Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Sept. 2 and charged with obstruction of justice after disposing of a gun that was used in a shoot out at the Shell Station on U.S. 61 in Norco.
|Real Estate Transactions
September 13, 2006 at 1:08 pm
•124 Magnolia Manor Blvd., Boutte for $204,000 from Precision Built Construction, INC to Ricky Menard on Aug.
|In their own words - only in the Herald Guide ...
September 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Editor's note : we interviewed each school board candidate via email and are now presenting their answers verbatim.
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The home of Elmira Blanks in the Preston Hollow neighborhood of St. Rose is sparsely decorated. A newly-erected Christmas tree sits in the living room, but the walls are still bare and unpacked boxes sit on the floor.
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