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Millages should not be permanent fixtures
June 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.

Luling man accuses contractor of fraud, misuse of funds
June 28, 2007 at 2:35 pm
As St. Charles Parish resident and native Andy Rougeou and his wife Toni look upon what they say was once a beautiful home on 3 West Levert Dr. in Willowdale subdivision, he wonders if it will ever be close to what it once was.

Women pin down intruder
June 28, 2007 at 2:33 pm
A St. Rose man was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and sexual battery after he snuck into a Bonura Drive home and allegedly touched two women inappropriately while they slept.

Man’s body found in river
June 28, 2007 at 2:32 pm
A missing Houma inmate’s body was discovered in the Mississippi River near the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling, according to the St. Charles parish Sheriff’s Office.

Des Allemands seafood owner plans to rebuild after fire
June 28, 2007 at 2:30 pm
Firefighters from four different departments in St. Charles Parish responded to a fire at South East Seafood in Des Allemands during the early morning hours of June 8.

St. Rose Travel Center Casino robbed at gunpoint
June 28, 2007 at 2:28 pm
The Rose Casino in the St. Rose Travel Center was robbed in the early morning hours of June 24, according to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Office who responded to the incident.

Spectacular fireworks, live band set for the 4th
June 28, 2007 at 2:26 pm
St. Charles Parish will celebrate July 4th with spectacular fireworks and live music on Tuesday, July 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. The fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.

Public input sought on KV landfill growth plan
June 28, 2007 at 2:16 pm
Killona Ventures, LLC a construction and demolition landfill located on Hwy 3127 in Killona, wants to nearly double in land size and accept more hazardous materials.

$60 million decision
June 28, 2007 at 2:12 pm
St. Charles Parish tax districts, are deciding whether or not to lower millages at meetings scheduled throughout the summer.

504 Terri Dr., Luling for $248,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Odney Provance, Jr. to Angela Rice on June 4 Real Estate Transactions
June 28, 2007 at 12:02 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 during the month of May.


Sports Shorts
June 28, 2007 at 11:46 am
If you are looking to have your swimming, baseball, or any kind of summer sport photo published, send them to the Herald-Guide.

BASEBALL CHAMPIONS
June 28, 2007 at 11:38 am
The 2007 season is over for St. Charles Parish Recreation. Winners are pictured throughout this section. Send team pictures to heatherb@heraldguide.com.

Striders head to Junior Olympics Striders head to Junior Olympics
June 28, 2007 at 11:34 am
The St. Charles Striders of the Amateur Athletic Union have qualified 34 track and field athletes to participate in the Junior Olympics in Knoxville, Tenn from July 27 until August 4.

Sports Week
June 28, 2007 at 11:30 am
The 9-10 Mimosa Voo Doo Dolls' season ended during the end of the season tournament in mid June, but the girls fought hard through double elimination, live pitching, and Louisiana's summer heat.

Millages should not be permanent fixtures
June 28, 2007 at 11:27 am


When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.

Remember Last Island, Audrey, Katrina . . . and be prepared
June 28, 2007 at 11:25 am
It was 50 years ago when the most destructive hurricane in history hit Louisiana’s coast - - until the debacle two years ago.

How big should Big Charity be?
June 28, 2007 at 11:23 am
The Housing and Urban Development agency in Washington just sent down some good news and bad news for our state government. HUD has been reviewing Louisiana’s plans to use $300 million in federal dollars for the construction of a new Charity Hospital in New Orleans.

The business of doing good
June 28, 2007 at 11:20 am
A recent headline points out why it wouldn't be a bad idea to post the Ten Commandments in our schools.

Lifestyles

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$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
$5 million school expansion honors Norco Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attacks
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A $5 million renovation of St. Charles Catholic High School will feature a memorial to a St. Charles Parish-raised Air Force pilot killed while valiantly trying to save a woman during the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.