Registration deadline nears for fall ball Registration deadline nears for fall ball
June 27 at 10:05 am
Registration for fall baseball for players between the ages of 6 to 14 will end on July 11.

Soccer camp kicks off July 7 Soccer camp kicks off July 7
June 27 at 10:04 am
St. Charles Parish’s summer soccer camp begins on Monday, July 7 and goes through Friday, July 11 every day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Otto Candies’ outfielder Dylan Keller hit a sacrifice fly to key a three-run fourth inning for his squad. Hahnville-based Otto Candies cruises past Townsend Homes
June 27 at 10:02 am
Earlier this month, St. Charles Catholic-based Townsend Homes struck for six runs in the first two innings on their way to a 6-4 win over Hahnville-based Otto Candies. On Monday, Otto Candies flipped the script.

Outdoor reporter Bruce McDonald holds up a drop net with three crabs. Catching crabs is easy at Bonnet Carré Spillway peninsula
June 27 at 9:59 am
Recreational crab fishing has had its ups and downs this summer, but with the waters of Lake Pontchartrain beginning to warm to temperatures in the mid-80s, more and more crabs are being pulled out of the waterway.

Amelia Showcase adoption pet “Amelia”
June 27 at 9:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Amelia.

Pat Chevalier, Stephanie Ward, Denise Robichaux, Jim Moses, director of human resources, and Harriet Sanders education and training coordinator. St. Charles Parish Hospital hosts school-to-career internships
June 27 at 9:38 am
Three teacher interns recently went through the school-to-career program at St. Charles Parish Hospital.

Knights of Columbus 9933 members Dennis Stevens, Louis LeBlanc, Merlin Hymel, Merlin Edler and David Yoisin waited outside of Majoria’s Supermarket for food donations for the Social Concerns food pantry. Knights of Columbus donate 1,052 pounds of food to local food pantries
June 27 at 9:35 am
In a mid-year food drive, the Knights of Columbus 9933 of Holy Family Catholic Church were able to solicit 590 pounds of donated non-perishable foods for the Social Concerns Food Pantry and donated an additional 462 pounds to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Citizens not told the full story by St. Charles Parish Hospital
June 27 at 9:34 am
Dear editor,
Once again the CEO of the St. Charles Parish Hospital played his version of the GAME known as, “And Now You Know The Rest of the Story.” In his version of the GAME, we, the citizens of St. Charles Parish never get the rest of the story.

Hope remains for state transportation reform
June 27 at 9:33 am
By Jeremy Alford

The push by state Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, this year to restructure the strategic decision-making process at the Department of Transportation and Development crossed an important threshold last week with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s signature on his cornerstone legislation.

St. Charles, Ochsner partnership is good for community
June 27 at 9:32 am
The fact that St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System are expanding their partnership in St. Charles Parish is a major news item for our medical system. Under the leadership of CEO Federico Martinez, our local hospital has certainly grown from a two-wing facility to one that can provide a lot more services to the parish on both sides of the river.

Looking Back...The George Prince ferry Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
June 27 at 9:31 am
I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken around 1965.

Arrests (June 26)
June 27 at 9:30 am
•Zion Z. Zeringue, 21, of 361 Evelyn Drive in Luling, was arrested on June 3 and charged with possession of heroin.

Churches band together to offer free job training, clothing Churches band together to offer free job training, clothing
June 27 at 9:29 am
Nine local churches and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans have banded together to provide free job training, health screenings and voter registration during a day filled with community resources, food and fun.

Sheriff warns residents to be vigilant after flurry of phone scams
June 27 at 9:26 am
St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is warning residents to be on the lookout for phone scams after several residents have received suspicious calls.

A conceptual drawing of what Paul Maillard Road could look like with future redevelopment. Focus of Paul Maillard revitalization turns to 4 sites
June 27 at 9:24 am
The St. Charles Parish Department of Planning and Zoning has identified four areas of Luling that may be eligible for redevelopment grants under the Paul Maillard revitalization program.

Children play under a mushroom that streams water in the 3,800-square-foot splash area. Parish’s first splash park opens in Destrehan
June 27 at 9:22 am
As the water rained down onto a motion-controlled blue pad, dozens of children excitedly leapt through the area, becoming the first kids to step foot inside St. Charles Parish’s splash park.

Herald-Guide wins 18 awards from LPA Herald-Guide wins 18 awards from LPA
June 27 at 9:21 am
The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 18 awards from the Louisiana Press Association for the paper’s work in 2013, including Best Editorial Page and Best Lifestyles Coverage.

Jindal wants Common Core out of state, but school system has praised program Jindal wants Common Core out of state, but school system has praised program
June 27 at 9:19 am
Gov. Bobby Jindal has recently backtracked on his earlier support for Louisiana’s participation in the Common Core State Standard program that aims to improve critical thinking skills for students while toughening up standardized tests.

Jobs on the line following housing fiasco
Jobs on the line following housing fiasco
The chairwoman of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority said that no one’s job is safe after an audit revealed that more than $600,000 in housing payments were processed without verifying the income of those receiving the money.