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BusinessFest and Health Fair - fun for the family & lots of free stuff
March 07, 2007 at 2:31 pm
“Showcasing St. Charles Parish” is the theme of this year's St. Charles Business Association's BusinessFest and Health Fair.

Kenner contractor jailed on $90G bond after $500G fraud bust
March 07, 2007 at 2:14 pm
The Louisiana State Attorney’s General Office has arrested Dana Abboud, owner of AB Coastal Construction, Inc., on:

GOOD FORM: Travis Phillman. HHS Sports Week
March 07, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Boys Baseball

This just in: The Tigers played in the East Ascension Jamboree Feb. 22-24. Among their games the Tigers took on Slidell and came out victorious with an impressive score of 7-2, thus going on to win the tournament against Baton Rouge Catholic.

8-year-old All-Stars win state title ... way to go! 8-year-old All-Stars win state title ... way to go!
March 07, 2007 at 2:03 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old All-Star Basketball team won the state game and are now number one.

DHS Sports Week with Nattie Swan
March 07, 2007 at 2:01 pm
SOFTBALL

Star player: Julie Beaugh because she has been consistently hitting her sports and she is 4-0.

Sports Happenings
March 07, 2007 at 1:49 pm
DHS band serves up jambalaya

The Destrehan High School’s Band Parents club is hosting a jambalaya dinner on Sunday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

340 Madewood Dr., Destrehan for $259,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Beck IV to David Barrett on Jan. 31 Real Estate Transactions
March 07, 2007 at 1:46 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of January and February.

Mike and Jackie Perret of Luling celebrate 50 years of marriage. Celebrating 50 years
March 07, 2007 at 1:43 pm
Mike and Jackie Perret of Luling celebrated the joy of their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family - and with a special message from their granddaughter, Melissa Perret:

Breanna Arthur of Des Allemands Girl Scout Troop 446. Girl Scouts: Making the world a better place for 95 years
March 07, 2007 at 1:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Girl Scout troops across the country will celebrate the organization's 95th anniversary the week of March 12 by hosting a “Making the World a Better Place Week.”

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
March 07, 2007 at 1:38 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 23-year-old college graduate and need advice on re-building my credit.

Ask Nattie
March 07, 2007 at 1:36 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Judge Mary Ann Lemmon Family comes first for
March 07, 2007 at 1:32 pm
Judge Mary Ann Lemmon remembers when the “scales of justice” had to be balanced between her career and family.

Does talking to your plants qualify you for the "looney bin?"
March 07, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Have you noticed how Mother Nature keeps teasing us with hints that spring is just around the corner?

This photo was taken of the suspect from the bank's security camera. Destrehan bank robbery
March 05, 2007 at 11:11 am
Sheriff Greg Champagne is seeking your help in learning the identity of a subject who robbed the Capital One Bank in Destrehan, Louisiana at approximately 9:08 a.m. this morning.

Wallace Gabriel, 46, escaped from Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on March 1. Inmate escapes from correctional center
March 01, 2007 at 3:34 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne reports that at approximately, 10:00 A.M. this morning, as a group of inmates were returning into the prison from the exercise yard, one of the inmates slipped away from the group and scaled a fence topped with razor wire. He received serious injuries as a result, but was able to get away.

Ponchatoula SINKS Hahnville girls in a heartbreaker Ponchatoula SINKS Hahnville girls in a heartbreaker
February 28, 2007 at 3:21 pm
HEARTBREAKER. Hahnville High’s girls basketball team suffered a tough loss to Ponchatoula High School’s Green Wave. PHS beat HHS 61 to 48 in a playoffs matchup.

WHAT PARISH PEOPLE EARN
February 28, 2007 at 3:19 pm
Editor’s note: Hourly & annual salaries listed below are averages for every occupation from CEO to secretary and everything in between. Data is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the “Metropolitan Statistical Area” of St. Charles Parish, Kenner, Metairie & New Orleans. This is Part 1 of a fascinating 2-part series that you’ll find only in the Herald-Guide.


USING HIS GOURD: Sal Noto checks out a bird house that’s been damaged by squirrels. Purple martins are back
February 28, 2007 at 3:18 pm
Many in Southeast Louisiana consider February synonymous with Carnival season. But for Sal Noto it's not the parades that have him ripe with anticipation, but the return of hundreds of his “closest” feathered friends.

Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
Destrehan man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
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Destrehan resident Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend to death before severely injuring her mother, has been indicted by a grand jury on three charges in connection with the case.