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‘Pass along’ plant exchange May 16

DESTREHAN- The German Coast Farmer’s Market will hold a “Pass Along Plant Exchange” at its Saturday market on May 16 at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. The event begins ar 10 a.m., with the exchange at 11 a.m.

Everyone is encouraged to participate by brining a well-established, healthy specimen in a one-half gallon or larger container. The botanical or pet name of the plant should be included, along with instructions for care.

Old southern plants are always popular - ones that have been “cut” from plants of friends and family and those that can’t be found at nurseries. However, all plants are welcomed.

For more information, contact Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.
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May 16, 2009 at 1:18 pm
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Community chorus sets spring concert

DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of the River Parishes invites the public to its spring concert, “That’s Entertainment,” on May 16 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church on Ormond Boulevard at 7 p.m.

The concert is free and will feature soloists, duets, trios and quartets, plus selections sung by the full chorus.
For more information call Louise Broach Fischer at 985-785-2819 or Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.Read More...
May 16, 2009 at 1:01 pm
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Thespian society reschedules play

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School Thespian Society has rescheduled their performance of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” to Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. in the HHS auditorium. The play was originally set for May 8 and 9.Read More...
May 14, 2009 at 1:15 pm
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Hahnville’s Ryan Waters signs with Jones County Community College

Congratulations to Hahnville High School Senior, Ryan Waters, who has recently signed with Jones County Community College for baseball. Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:18 pm
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5 NSE kids compete in LA fitness meet

Five students from Norco 4-6 and one from Norco K-3 Elementary School were selected to participate in the State Fitness Meet held in Lafayette on April 25.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:17 pm
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Outdoor Report

For three weeks the winds have blown at tropical-force levels over our fishing waters.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:14 pm
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Tigers fall one win shy of state, ending season

Hahnville's baseball season came to an end Monday, just one win shy of the 5A state tournament thanks to a familiar district foe.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:10 pm
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DHS exercises demons of past Blue Jay defeats

Going into Monday's regional round playoff game against 10th-seeded Jesuit, Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet knew the history and so did his team.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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HHS, DHS compete in district, state track meets

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association 5-A state track meet was held at Louisiana State University on May 10.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 3:00 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

21 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:58 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“I’ll Drive” by Bernadette Franklin got the most votes last week and is the May 7 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Bernadette.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:57 pm
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People Watch

IMTT in St. Rose donated $2,000 to the new “East Bank Rope Rescue Team” to help purchase new equipment. The check was presented by IMTT Terminal Manager John Little and IMTT Fire Chief Andrew Vigueira.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:55 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:54 pm
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Turtle tales on the bayou

If you know Des Allemands resident Lois Bernard, then you’re sure to have heard about her love for turtles.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm
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Scholarship open to college students

College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship. You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:49 pm
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With backs against wall, Tigers battle way into playoffs

Heading into the top of the seventh last Thursday at St. Amant, the Tigers needed at least a run to take the lead and definitely needed the win to make the playoffs.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:55 pm
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Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
Special needs couple overcome 14 years of obstacles to wed
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Craig Blackburn and Heather Hancock have had myriad obstacles and a lot of distance to overcome to make their relationship work. Despite that, in so many ways, the couple couldn't be closer.