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Parish development sessions underway

Getting input from parish citizens on what they want St. Charles to be like in the years ahead is now underway in a program designed to let residents set goals for parish development in the next 20 years. Public workshops are being held Tuesday through today to get started.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:17 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Darrow J. Tregle, 55, of 217 Tregle Lane in Des Allemands was arrested on Aug. 12 and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:14 am

Social media sites allow businesses to branch out

Advertisement is great for any business, especially if it’s free, online and where the people are.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:13 am

Shelter looks at dog park to increase adoptions

Under the Hale Boggs Bridge and across from a million-dollar ball park sits the St. Charles Parish Humane Society - a building in grave need of repairs and upgrades, filled with stray animals also in want.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:11 am

Ama man charged with killing pit bull, threatening girlfriend

A 50-year-old Ama man, who had three guns in his residence, allegedly shot his own pit bull before threatening to kill his girlfriend and turn the gun on himself, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 10:07 am

Are garbage trucks a bridge hazard?

Many 18-wheelers and garbage trucks travel through St. Charles Parish as they deliver goods to other cities and parishes in the state or dump trash in Avondale.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am

Faulty relays lead to NRC inspection at Waterford 3

On June 22, a faulty electrical relay at Waterford 3 gave operators problems starting a high-pressure safety injection pump that is used to supply cooling water to the plant's reactor core in case of an accident.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am

West Bank multi-use path finally a reality

The St. Charles Parish Council authorized the state to execute a construction contract for the main section of the West Bank multi-use path - a 6.2-mile-long project that will create a paved path for walkers, joggers and bike riders to enjoy the Mississippi River.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 9:19 am

BCA extends Pre-K program sign up

BOUTTE - Qualifying parents can register their 4-year-olds for a chance at free placement in private school pre-kindergarten programs for the coming school year. A limited number of classroom seats are available at Boutte Christian Academy.

Qualifying requirements for parents and children include: students must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2009, students must have current immunizations, and families must have an annual household income of less than $9,140 for families of 2, $36,620 for families of three; $44,100 for families of four; $51,580 for families of five or $59,060 for families of six.

For more information, call 985-785-2447.
August 20, 2009 at 10:58 am

Help replace blood for Luke Zeringue

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Destrehan’s Luke Zeringue will undergo cardiac surgery due to two medical deficiencies - Factor I and Factor II - both can result in bleeding whenever his factor levels fall below normal. Hemorrhaging can occur after a trauma or surgery, so the blood is needed a head of time.

All blood types are needed. To donate blood you must be in good health, at least 17 years of age and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds.

There is no upper age limit. Wait one year after a body piercing. Individuals with high blood pressure (below 180/100) or controlled diabetes can now donate. If you have medical questions or have been out of the country since 1980, call The Blood Center’s West Bank Donor Center at 504-263-1190 or Metairie Donor Center at 504-887-2833 to see if you can donate.

Please state at the time of donation “Replacement donation for Luke Zeringue.”
August 20, 2009 at 9:50 am

Two swine flu cases confirmed in Destrehan

Two students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan were confirmed to have the swine flu on Monday, said Sarah Comiskey of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.Read More...
August 19, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Library hosts free job search seminar

DESTREHAN - The St. Charles Parish Library will host a free workshop on “Effective Job Search Strategies” on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the East Regional Library located at 100 River Oaks Dr. in Destrehan.

Tracie Bertaut, a career management consultant, will discuss resume development, interviewing strategies and overall job search skills.

For more information, call the library at 985-764-2366.
August 19, 2009 at 9:37 am

Schools: ID colors have been based on GPA for years

The beginning of the new school year has spawned discussion among some high school parents about how the color of school IDs is based on GPA averages.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 1:00 pm

The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:59 am

You’ve got to read this!

The following books are available at St. Charles Parish libraries:Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:58 am

Student Book Reviews

Eclipse by Stephanie Mayer is third in the Twilight series that has become a national bestseller as well as a modern movie.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:57 am

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DHS alum finds new hope to follow in father's footsteps
DHS alum finds new hope to follow in father's footsteps
After Destrehan High School alumnus Will Sirmon IV was sidelined by a serious shoulder injury at the beginning of his junior year, he thought his longtime hopes to become a third-generation college football player might be seriously compromised, if not outright dashed.