|Dow awards $50,000 for community projects
September 06, 2007 at 10:43 am
By Tommy Faucheux
Dow Information Officer
St. Charles Dow Operations recently awarded more than $50,000 to 13 non-profit organizations for an array of projects that positively impact the parish with the site's 2007 Community Grant Program. This is the fifth year of Dow's Community Grant Program, which has cumulatively given more than $215,000 in funding to local organizations.
|Fatal accident along Airline leaves another person dead
September 06, 2007 at 10:40 am
A fatal car accident that occurred on the deadly stretch of Airline Highway on Sept. 2 leaves a family mourning the death of Leroy Williams, 35, of Garyville.
September 06, 2007 at 10:33 am
New Orleans Rosary Bowl
Fr. James Kelleher, S.O.L.T. will be the featured speaker at this rosary crusade from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat. Sept. 8 in Audubon Park at the Shelter 10 pavilion. Fr. Kelleher is the leader of the Russian mission team and travels all over the world promoting rosary crusades. The purpose: to pray for the rebuilding of New Orleans according to God's holy and moral laws. "May almighty God build our house and watch over our city.” (psalm 127)
|Faith, science often at odds when it comes to origins of life
September 06, 2007 at 10:30 am
By David Masci, Senior Research Fellow, Pew Forum
The relationship between faith and science in the United States seems, at least on the surface, to be paradoxical. Surveys repeatedly show that most Americans respect science and the benefits it brings to society, such as new technologies and medical treatments. And yet, religious convictions limit many Americans' willingness to accept controversial scientific theories as well as certain types of scientific research, such as the potential use of embryonic stem cells for medical treatments.
September 06, 2007 at 10:29 am
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|Cox contract set to expire, parish looks at alternatives
September 06, 2007 at 10:25 am
With St. Charles Parish's contract with Cox Communications set to expire later this year, the parish council has begun plans to invite other companies to provide service for area residents.
|Mike Strain talks to Republican women
September 06, 2007 at 10:21 am
Rep. Mike Strain who hopes to unseat Bob Odom who has been at the helm for 28 years and become Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry paid a visit to St. Charles Parish last Thursday night.
|Grants available for promoting cajun french media products
September 06, 2007 at 10:19 am
Grants available for promoting cajun french media products Média-Louisiane and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) would like to help you create new media products in French.
|Sheriff decides against tax increase, can still offer raises, benefits
September 06, 2007 at 10:11 am
Though he decided to roll back property taxes for his department, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne can still afford to keep the raises and benefits that have led to recent employee retention.
|New voting machines make their appearance in St. Charles Parish
September 06, 2007 at 10:00 am
New voting machines have arrived in St. Charles Parish in compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).
|Hunt for a killer
September 06, 2007 at 9:55 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s office held a press conference Wednesday morning to reassure the family and the St. Rose community that detectives are doing everything they can to solve the homicide of Hilda Mae Zeringue Warren, 70, on Aug. 13, which was the second murder in the parish this year.
September 06, 2007 at 9:42 am
Put Lions Club fest on your to-do list
LULING - The Luling Boutte Lions Club will hold its first Spring into Fall Festival on Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.
There will be crafts, a car show, a dunking booth, games, performances from Dance Unlimited and much, much more.
For information, call Denise Lirette at 985-785-9553 or Nancy Whann at 504-400-0289.
|Course offers students taste of the real world
September 05, 2007 at 2:42 pm
Thanks to a cooperative effort by local industry, high school students in St. Charles Parish have been given the chance to jumpstart their careers in the field of process technology.
|DID WE LEARN?
September 05, 2007 at 2:35 pm
It has been two years since the first of two shuddering punches slammed into Louisiana in the form of furious hurricanes. Those who lived through Katrina and Rita and their aftermaths will never forget those times—nor should they. The recollections for many are as clear as the days when much of the state was sent reeling.
|Learning plant skills will benefit parish
September 05, 2007 at 2:31 pm
Learning the skills to operate plant equipment should certainly benefit high school seniors in St. Charles Parish. And it should help keep many of them at home when they get permanent jobs in the future.
|St. Charles treated unfairly when it comes to Homestead Exemptions
September 05, 2007 at 2:17 pm
By Rock Gisclair
In nine years, the total number of homes in St. Charles Parish rose from 12,307 to 13,751; while the number of homes covered by the homestead exemption has significantly decreased.
|Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
August 29, 2007 at 2:36 pm
The bass bite in Lake Cataouatche has been aggressive all summer and will only get better as the weather cools.
|DHS ROTC: Six cadets attend school for leadership
August 29, 2007 at 2:33 pm
On the evening of Saturday, June 9, six cadets from Destrehan High School AFJROTC were packing and thinking about what a week at the South Carolina Cadet Officer Leadership School (COLS) was going to be like. COLS is held at the beginning of June every year at The Citadel in South Carolina.
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