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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

St. Charles Parish is considered a small parish in the state of Louisiana, but when it come to the opportunity to be in the outdoors, it is one of the state’s giants.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 3:13 pm
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State championship out of reach for Hahnville’s Tigers

The Hahnville Tigers stunned everyone but themselves last week by not only making the Top 28, but by beating top-seeded Huntington to secure the school's first-ever state title appearance.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Ducking Duck” by Darren Robert got the most votes last week and is the March 12 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Darren.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 3:06 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...
March 18, 2009 at 3:05 pm
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Crazy for Coca-Cola

Millions of people all over the world enjoy the hobby of collecting - with just about everything being a collectible, from baseball cards to stamps to comic books. Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 3:01 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Aaron Granier, 30, of 213 Luke Dr. in Des Allemands was arrested on March 8 and charged with DWI and reckless operation.
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March 18, 2009 at 2:56 pm
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Poll Results

In last week’s online poll question, we asked residents if they would use a paved bike path on the West Bank levee. Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:54 pm
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PAYT is the best way to recycle

Dear Editor:

Well, I guess I will try one more time to convince the St. Charles Parish officials to consider looking at the possibility of having a PAYT (Pay As You Throw) recycling program.
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March 18, 2009 at 2:53 pm
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We were deceived again

Several months ago, I suggested using the $500 Million slush fund controlled by the ethically-challenged, head of economic development Stephen Moret to fill the projected shortfall in the state’s current Operating Budget rather than cutting higher education and healthcare.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:51 pm
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Charity Hospital questions remain

Many people are still convinced that Big Charity in New Orleans should be saved and restored to use as a Charity Hospital and LSU teaching facility. And the arguments for it keep getting better.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:50 pm
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Louisiana: The energy-less state

President Obama’s recently released budget details two things: where the Administration wishes to go and how it will pay for it.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:48 pm
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Boggan

Robert Hulon Boggan passed away on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 7:56 a.m. at St. Charles Hospital in Luling. Age 75. A native of Alvin, Texas and resident of Luling. Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm
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Griffin

Jacque Anthony Griffin, 19, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Visitation was held 9 a.m. to funeral time on March 13 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands. Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm
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Parish has received over $3.6 million in CDBG funds since ‘82

The St. Charles Parish Council and parish president have proclaimed April 12 through April 18 as National Community Development Week. Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 2:43 pm
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Voters get first chance to decide fate of new ER on March 21

This weekend, voters will get the first chance to decide whether or not St. Charles Parish Hospital will be able to borrow $11.5 million to refinance existing bonds and construct a new building to house an expanded emergency department.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 10:59 am
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Parish, schools collect nearly $79 million in '08

Together, St. Charles Parish and the public school system collected nearly $79 million in sales tax in 2008, an increase of a little more than $5 million from the previous year.Read More...
March 18, 2009 at 9:55 am
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Wildcats use spring to evaluate, retool
Wildcats use spring to evaluate, retool
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Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux calls spring an evaluation period, and given the Wildcats need to replace six starters on offense and nine on defense going into next season, it wasn’t a time he, nor his coaching staff, would take lightly.