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STRIKING satellite image shows one of the properties to be sold on Saturday, May 5, at the Destrehan High School Auditorium.
Registration at 8 a.m., Auction at 10 a.m. Land on AUCTION BLOCK as parish unloads 100s of properties
May 02, 2007 at 2:03 pm
St. Charles Parish will auction off over 300 properties - mostly vacant lots - in an effort to put the land back into commerce and relieve the liabilities now born by the parish.

Where the money is made: On Carole Siegel-Dezarn’s kitchen table. The stay-at-home mom is a real success story. Luling gal runs 6-figure jewelry business - from her HOUSE
May 02, 2007 at 2:00 pm
A Luling woman is being featured on the cover of a national magazine for her accomplishments as a stay-at-home mom who in addition to taking care of her family, rakes in a $100,000-plus salary selling jewelry from her home.

What's Happening
May 02, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Disney on Ice presents ‘Princess Wishes’ at Houma civic center

In the news
May 02, 2007 at 1:54 pm
As hurricane season approaches, St. Charles Parish officials feel confident in their abilities to keep residents safe.

Paul Hogan in race for SCP council seat Paul Hogan in race for SCP council seat
May 02, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Paul Hogan, right, a civil engineer from Des Allemands, has announced his candidacy for the St. Charles Parish Council's 4th District seat, currently held by his second cousin, Derryl Walls.

R.J. Vial locked down in school scare
May 02, 2007 at 1:49 pm
R.J. Vial Elementary was locked down for about half an hour on May 1 as the St. Charles Sheriff’s Department investigated student reports of a stranger lurking in the wooded area near the school.

WET N' WILD. Luling Elementary students haul in a batch of tasty blue crabs at the annual Wetland Watchers field day on Lake Pontchartrain. Lake Pontchartrain field day a NATURAL with schoolkids
May 02, 2007 at 1:29 pm
Grass is growing, a large pier jettisons far out into the Lake, and the shoreline is neat and even.

Rep. Smith to Blanco: Barricade Airline Hwy
May 02, 2007 at 1:27 pm
State Rep. Gary Smith says he will ask Gov. Kathleen Blanco to help make Airline Highway safer by putting up barricades or taking other steps to help keep cars from plummeting into the murky canals on either side of the dangerous road.

Hahnville grad takes golf skills to college at ULL
April 25, 2007 at 12:18 pm
Congratulations to HHS Graduate Dustin Petit who recently signed a commitment with the University of Louisiana-Lafayette for a golf scholarship. Petit helped lead Hahnville High to the Class 5A State Title in the spring then went on to Meridian Community College to lead his team to the 2006 MACJC State/Region XXIII title and an eight-under par team score.

HHS girls golf team competes like pros at spring regional tourney
April 25, 2007 at 12:16 pm
The HHS Girls Golf Team competed in the Division I Region III golf tournament held at Colonial Golf & Country Club in Harahan on April 11. The team fared well placing 4th in the competition. Allie Petit placed 2nd with a score of 85. Teammate Elizabeth Suss was also named a tournament medalist with a score of 117.

Destrehan Wildcats beat Hahnville Tigers in a close one, 5-3
April 25, 2007 at 12:10 pm
There were two obstacles standing in the way of Destrehan taking the District 5-5A title, the first was defending champion Hahnville.

Kids all smiles during jam session with band
April 25, 2007 at 12:05 pm
By SHANNON MADDEN

LULING - On Wednesday, April 4, The Bucktown All-Stars, in their usual manner, rocked the house at the annual “Groovin’ with the Gators” concert at Lakewood Elementary School.

Send us your summer activities and we’ll list them in the Herald-Guide
April 25, 2007 at 12:04 pm
Before you know it, school will be over and parish neighborhoods will be filled with older kids riding their bikes, playing ball and hanging out with friends.

Are prepaid debit cards better than cash for teens?
April 25, 2007 at 12:01 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: When my teenager began shopping at the mall and going to dinner with friends, I was afraid she would lose the cash I gave her, or worse - have it stolen.

2007 Great Backyard Bird Count tracks birds and sets a new record 2007 Great Backyard Bird Count tracks birds and sets a new record
April 25, 2007 at 11:54 am
In just four days in February, participants in the Great Backyard Bird Count tallied more than 11 million birds across the United States and Canada - and Luling and Montz bird watchers tracked 23 species right here in St. Charles Parish.

Students across the state get chance to redesign their school
April 25, 2007 at 11:50 am
Students who think they have some great ideas for designing a 21st century school now have the opportunity to do just that - and win up to $10,000 in scholarship money at the same time!

DRUGS couldn’t defeat Jessie James Pullins, shown with Courtney Poulos of St. Borromeo Catholic Church. From cardboard box to the Marriott - INSPIRING STORY
April 25, 2007 at 11:45 am
As a crack-cocaine addict and homeless person, Jessie James Pullins faced obstacles that some said he couldn’t overcome.

PJ’s Catering owner Paul Beier and his son make crawfish beignets. Destrehan festival makes it official: Spring has ... SPRUNG!
April 25, 2007 at 11:39 am
Vendors from as far away as Mississippi showcased their products at the Destrehan Plantation Spring Arts and Crafts Festival on April 21st and 22nd.

TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
TV series starring Boutte outdoorsman is canceled
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After only one season, Boutte-resident Kip Benoit’s reality TV series about hunting and living off the land has been canceled.