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St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction St. Charles Women’s Club raise $5,000 at charity auction
January 16 at 9:31 am
The St. Charles Women’s Club raised over $5,000 as part of its annual autumn auction for Charity.

Three chihuahua-terrier mix puppies are looking for a home after the holidays. Pup Litter is Humane Society’s Pet of the Week
January 16 at 9:28 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase showcase is three unnamed puppies, who are Chihuahua and terrier mixes.

“Monsters Inc.” by Lindy Bourgeois of Luling, received 322 votes to become the winner of the 2014 St. Charles Herald-Guide Camera Shootout and recipient of a $500 Walmart gift card. ‘Monsters Inc.’ wins $500 prize
January 16 at 9:04 am
The road to victory began with a 3-year-old’s love for a green, one-eyed monster from a Disney movie.

Quentin Humane Society Pet of the Week: Quentin
January 09 at 10:40 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Quentin, a male kitten who loves both cats and dogs.

AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard AgCenter: include fig trees in the home orchard
January 09 at 10:38 am
Home gardeners around Louisiana frequently have fruit trees in their landscapes and when it comes to producing home-grown fruit, nothing could be easier than figs.

Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout Finalists for the 2014 Camera Shootout
January 09 at 10:35 am
Make no mistake: St. Charles Parish has plenty of adorable children, funny dogs and beautiful sunsets. The St. Charles Herald-Guide’s 2014 Camera Shootout photography contest has come to a close, which means that the grand prize, a $500 Walmart gift card, will go to one talented parish resident.

KoC assembles, distributes food baskets KoC assembles, distributes food baskets
December 25, 2014 at 8:15 am
The Knights of Columbus 9933 recently finished its holiday efforts by getting food baskets out into the community.

AgCenter: help trees with proper mulching AgCenter: help trees with proper mulching
December 25, 2014 at 8:14 am
Mulching trees is a recommended cultural practice with many benefits, yet too much can literally kill a tree if applied improperly.

Alayna Ross Book Review: "Beautiful Creatures"
December 25, 2014 at 8:12 am
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl is a nonfiction, Southern gothic with a hint of fantasy and romance. It is a page-turner for all types of readers.

Max Humane Society Pet of the Week: Max
December 25, 2014 at 8:10 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Max, a 1-year-old poodle.

Children share letters to Santa Children share letters to Santa
December 24, 2014 at 10:28 am
"For Christmas I would like my own bike," writes Emily Perez, a 1st grader at St. Rose Elementary. "I also have a question: how do you fit through the chimney? Is it true you have a big belly?"

Pictured are: (Front Row) Lacy Conlin, Dawn Monroe, Taylor Hartline & Kaitlyn Monroe. (Back Row) Ry’Neshia Burks, Jewel Robinson-Page, Reagen Melancon, Heaven Benedict and Isabella Barthelemy. Hurst Girl Power group creates giant wreaths for the holidays
December 19, 2014 at 11:18 am
Members of the Harry Hurst Middle School Girl Power group are pictured showing off wreaths that they created during their meeting.

Miss Kitty Humane Society Pet of the Week: Miss Kitty
December 19, 2014 at 11:16 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Miss Kitty, a 1-year-old fluffy torti calico.

Santa helps raise almost $1K for shelter Santa helps raise almost $1K for shelter
December 19, 2014 at 11:14 am
Santa was a big hit Saturday as he arrived at the Animal Control Shelter to take have his picture taken with pets of all size and breeds brought by their owners from throughout the parish.

Pictured (from left): assistant principal Lasonn Porter, 1st grade teacher Allison Wilhite and principal Marsha Walters Des Allemands names Teacher of the Year
December 19, 2014 at 11:12 am
Des Allemands Elementary announced Tuesday, Dec. 16, its Teacher of the Year.

St. Charles Parish Library rolls out new “Bookmobile” St. Charles Parish Library rolls out new “Bookmobile”
December 19, 2014 at 11:11 am
A new St. Charles Parish Library Bookmobile is hitting the road.

Parker Peltier Book Review “The Hit”
December 19, 2014 at 10:49 am
Do you want the ultimate high? One week with nothing to lose, but there is one catch. After the amazing week, the victim dies a slow painful death. That is the great adventure that Adam and Lizzie take. With all of that comes the ups and downs of young love with a few bizarre twists in between.

Volunteers stand next to a pile of toys collected by the Norco Volunteer Fire epartment last Saturday, Dec. 13. Picture (from left) are: Kacy Kernan, Andre Garcia and and Spencer Perilloux. Santa’s helpers in St. Charles
December 19, 2014 at 10:35 am
Beginning in November, the United Way of St. Charles Parish starts taking calls and referrals on disadvantaged families throughout the parish. By the time the holidays hit full stride, United Way Director of Community Impact Kacy Kernan said, they have more than 100 cases. To make these Christmases, United Way turns to the community.

St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
St. Charles Parish merchants question state’s tax holiday
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When numerous customers came into Stell Furniture Co. in Luling not knowing it was a sales tax holiday Aug. 7 - 8, owner David Stell couldn’t help but ask why.

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