What's Happening

Benefit BINGO held this weekend
January 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm
LULING - The American Cancer Society’s local Relay For Life team will hold a benefit bingo on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the VFW Hall located at 140 Angus Rd. in Luling.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., bingo starts at 7 p.m. The game will consist of cash and door prizes. Food and other refreshments will be sold.

Call Bonnie at 985-758-7012 for more information.
All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

HHS talent show on tap Jan. 12
January 12, 2008 at 12:51 pm
BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School talent show will be held on Jan. 12 in the HHA auditorium at 2 p.m. and at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any ensemble band member or through the school.

For more information, call 985-758-7537.

HHS talent show set for Jan. 10
January 10, 2008 at 12:34 pm
BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School annual talent show will be held on Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets are required for admission. The cost is $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from any ensemble member or in the choir room.

St. Pierre apologizes for comments
January 10, 2008 at 9:55 am
Parish President-elect V.J. St. Pierre has issued a statement apologizing for the jokes he told at Albert Laque's retirement party.

The Devil's Bargain: Sweatshops and the American Scheme
January 09, 2008 at 3:10 pm
“They hit you…They hit you in the head…To make you work faster.”
—Nicaraguan Factory Worker

New Orleans puts on its best
January 09, 2008 at 3:06 pm
It was quite a week just past in the Crescent City.
New Years Eve brought a plethora of fireworks over the Mississippi River at Jackson Square as midnight ushered in 2008.

New era ahead in St. Charles
January 09, 2008 at 3:05 pm
St. Charles Parish is on the threshold of a new era this weekend. A new parish president and council will be inaugurated.

Sheriff's Reports
January 09, 2008 at 3:04 pm
•Brandi Davis, 21, of 104 Folse St. in Des Allemands was arrested on Jan. 1 and charged with aggravated battery and simple battery.

It’s time to try capitalism again
January 09, 2008 at 2:47 pm
I am a committed and ardent capitalist. I believe in the market system and the risk and reward that goes with it. I believe that those with good ideas and keen productivity should enjoy the reward of handsome profits as long as they gain them in an openly competitive system.

Parish holds elections for political committees
January 09, 2008 at 2:33 pm
Elections for St. Charles Parish Democratic and Republican Committee members will be held Feb. 9. Selected members will keep their posts from 2008 through 2011.

Rusted cables get a $30 million facelift
January 09, 2008 at 1:33 pm
When the Minnesota Bridge collapsed last year, bridges all over the country, including the Hale Boggs Bridge that spans the Mississippi River in Luling, took the spotlight. Residents began to express concerns and ask questions about the safety of the bridge.

Oldest boat show in town Jan. 9
January 09, 2008 at 12:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The 2008 New Orleans Boat Show will be held on Jan. 9 through 13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in halls H, I and J in New Orleans.

In addition to hundreds of the latest boats and accessories, visitors to the show will find a variety of new features and opportunities to win prizes.

Tickets: $9 for adults, $15 for 2-day adult pass, $5 for kids 13 to 15 years old, children under 12 are admitted FREE.

For more information, visit, www.neworleansboatshow.com or call 504-780-1818.

Local seniors compete in 2007 state olympics
January 09, 2008 at 11:02 am
Results are:

Bowling Singles

•60-64 years: David Ory of Luling, third.

•65-69 years: Wayne Forsythe of LaPlace, first; and Larry Ridlen, LaPlace, third.

•70-74 years: Sam White of LaPlace, third.

•80-84 years: Charles Wisher of LaPlace, first.

January 09, 2008 at 10:55 am
Every football fan at this stage of the year asks the same question, “What has happened to the 2007 football season?”

Camera Shootout 2008 Camera Shootout 2008
January 09, 2008 at 10:50 am
“Thirsty Cat” by Dawn M. Farrell got the most votes last week and is the Jan. 3 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
January 09, 2008 at 10:48 am
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

Herald-Guide People Watch Herald-Guide People Watch
January 09, 2008 at 10:44 am
Working with the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Destrehan High School student Lauren Vidrine’s senior project made quite an impact and attracted 35 volunteers to pick up trash and debris along St. Rose Avenue last month.

They’re Baaack! They’re Baaack!
January 09, 2008 at 10:32 am
Des Allemands’ own science fiction author Lee Stephen steers readers through the trials and tribulations of war in a chaotic world unlike any other with his second novel, Outlaw Trigger.

Luling native recording own uptown funky sound
Luling native recording own uptown funky sound
Bailey Flores is working on her own uptown funky sound in New Orleans.