Camera Shootout 2008 Feb. 7 winner Camera Shootout 2008 Feb. 7 winner
February 13, 2008 at 12:57 pm
“Dandelion” by Brad Champagne got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 7 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.

See answers below. CROSSWORD
February 13, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle. See answers below.

The Cook's Corner The Cook's Corner
February 13, 2008 at 12:48 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

TRACK AND FIELD STAR. Hahnville High School’s Precious Singleton takes her talent from the track to the big screen in Racing for Time. 'Racing for TIME'
February 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm
If when you hear the name Precious Singleton you picture a 16-year-old powerhouse track and field runner joining the Hahnville High School track team in numerous victories, then what you're about to read will take your impression of this young athlete to a whole new level.

Heather R. Breaux BLOG
February 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm
It’s a tale as old as time. The saga of giggling, star-crossed lovers indulging in the gift giving and card sending rituals of Valentine’s Day - all in the name of a saint for which the holiday is branded.

‘A Wedding Toast’
February 13, 2008 at 12:29 pm
In December, my younger sister took her first steps into adulthood when she tied the knot to her long-time fiance in front of all to see.

Breaux - Duncan Wedding Breaux - Duncan Wedding
February 13, 2008 at 12:24 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Breaux of Luling are delighted to announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Amanda Marie Breaux to Mr. Kyle James Thomas Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Duncan Sr., also of Luling.

A ringside seat
February 13, 2008 at 12:04 pm
Break out the popcorn, settle into your easy chair, and get ready to watch some high drama as the presidential nominating contests move toward critical mass.

TV could hamper committee meetings
February 13, 2008 at 12:02 pm
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre recently admitted that it was his choice to stop the broadcasting of council committee meetings. And though the proposed ordinance drew a lot of heat from residents when it was leaked out of the courthouse, that decision would have been a good one.

Governor needs to push coastal restoration
February 13, 2008 at 12:01 pm
Hopefully, as soon as Gov. Bobby Jindal makes good on his efforts to reform ethics in state politics, he will turn his attention to the biggest problem facing our state. That is to save and restore out valuable coast.

Destrehan scene of yet another robbery
February 13, 2008 at 11:52 am
Destrehan was the scene of another robbery last week, as two black males entered the Shell gas station and made off with money from the cash register.

Sheriff's Reports
February 13, 2008 at 11:50 am
•Edgardo Lopez, 30, of 705 North Pierce Ave. in Metairie was arrested on Feb. 5 and charged with DWI, reckless operation of a motor vehicle and hit and run.

Deputy Kenneth Delaune risked his life to save a suicidal woman. He was named the 2007 Deputy of the Year. Hanging off bridge all in a days work for deputy
February 13, 2008 at 11:49 am
When Deputy Kenneth Delaune risked his own life to keep a woman from jumping off of the Hale Boggs Bridge, it wasn't the skyscraper-like height that worried him, but the potential tumble into the Mississippi.

Amatrol, which is an industry leader in skill-based, technical learning, will provide equipment that will be used during the courses. Shown here are two pieces of such equipment that the students got to work on during a recent recruitment event for the cl SCP schools first in state to offer engineering design courses to their students
February 13, 2008 at 11:46 am
St. Charles Parish Public Schools continues to blaze a new trail in Louisiana by becoming the first school district in the state to offer engineering design courses.

Scholarship open to parish students
February 13, 2008 at 10:56 am
NORCO - Persons interested in applying for the Tulane Legislative Scholarship for the 2008-2009 school year should send an application for consideration to: District 56 Tulane Legislative Scholarship, c/o Gary L. Smith, Jr., P.O. Box 189, Norco, LA 70079.

The application must include: (1) a letter of requestion for consideration. (2) a recent transcript of grades. (3) ACT test scores. (4) proof of eligibility for admission to Tulane University.

Applicants must attend the scheduled interview for final consideration. Completed applications must be received at the above address by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 7.
For more information, call Greta at 9885-764-9122.

Planning and zoning vows to clean streets Planning and zoning vows to clean streets
February 13, 2008 at 10:09 am
For years, residents living on Luling's Paul Fredrick Street have been forced to deal with the unsightly buildings and bountiful trash that are combining to decrease the property value of their homes.

The “Help is Here Express” bus tour travels around the country to help uninsured residents find cheap medicines. Drug bus headed to Boutte to help residents find low cost medicines
February 13, 2008 at 10:09 am
A prescription assistance program that has helped five million individuals who are uninsured or lack adequate healthcare coverage find medicines for free or nearly free is coming to Boutte.

Bankruptcy on the rise in parish
February 13, 2008 at 10:08 am
The astronomical price of insurance, combined with ever increasing mortgage rates, is having a huge effect on citizens of St. Charles Parish, leading to large upswing in the amount of bankruptcies in the area.


Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
Humane Society Pet of the Week
Humane Society Pet of the Week
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Jake the dog.

Minister makes stop in  St. Charles on nationwide tour
Minister makes stop in St. Charles on nationwide tour
A man kneeled alongside U.S. Highway 90 last Wednesday in Boutte as cars whirred past, cars that undoubtedly held drivers and passengers who turned their heads to see the image he painted for them: dressed in red, from head to toe, and carrying a giant red cross to match.