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AES students learn colors and shapes

DES ALLEMANDS - Students Caraline Dufrene and Makenna Cortez are pictured in Dana Dufrene’s class at Allemands Elementary sorting patterned blocks by color. Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:08 pm

LaWanna Davis named high school counselor of the year

The Destrehan High School community would like to congratulate LaWanna Davis for being named Louisiana High School Counselor of the Year by the Louisiana School Counseling Association at the recent Louisiana Counseling Association Conference in Baton Rouge.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:07 pm

High school students selected for district honor band

The following Hahnville High School band students were selected to participate in the 2008-2009 Senior High District Honor Band. They will perform at a concert in January 2009.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:06 pm

DHS choir members advance to second round

Destrehan High School students Sharie Mahler - Alto 2, Daniel Duensing - Bass 1 and Andy Johnson - Tenor 1 advanced to the second round All-State choir auditions.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:05 pm

HHS students attend Girls State

Seven students represented Hahnville High School this summer at Girls State held at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches on June 29 through July 5. Raven Scott was named Outstanding City and Parish Citizen.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:04 pm

The Cook’s Corner

A Spooktacular recipe for the whole family!
October 29, 2008 at 3:03 pm

Music City Madness

For the third year in a row, is scouring the nation in search of the best unsigned country acts by launching its annual “Music City Madness” competition. Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 3:00 pm

Have a healthy Halloween with these nutrition tips

When asked what Halloween means, kids usually put candy at the top of their list before goblins or costumes. Even so, nutrition can play a role on Halloween, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames. Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 2:58 pm

Animal shelter in running for $10,000

The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter/Humane Society has a chance to win $10,000 in a national contest that uses votes from around the community to determine the winner.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:34 pm

Amendments are mostly corrective measures

After getting many individual requests for advice or comments on the amendments, I decided the easiest thing for me to do is to get it over with and put my personal thoughts out in public.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:33 pm

Is the gravy train coming to an end?

For a number of years, higher government revenues have been flooding into the state’s coffers. Budget surpluses have set records and state spending has hit unprecedented levels. Now the “embarrassment of riches” may be coming to an end, and it will be interesting to see how the governor and a Legislature with many new faces handle the new economic reality.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:29 pm

Obama vs. McCain - - who should you vote for?

Next week, we will elect a President of the United States for the next four years and it’s importance cannot be minimalized. Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:27 pm

Amendment checklist

St. Charles Herald-Guide does not endorse individual candidates for public office since, in a small community such as St. Charles, candidate-choice is influenced heavily by friendships and relationships. But we do offer suggestions on proposed constitutional amendments.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Youth center has big ideas, but needs community help

Although Luling’s Umoja ComeUnity Center is up and running for after-school activities, and for school events and private parties, the center’s founder, Reanda Fields, says that they are still in need of crucial donations like computers and volunteers.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:19 pm

Trick-or-treaters need to be mindful of high school game traffic

Hundreds of children will don their scariest outfits and head to neighborhoods around the parish on Friday, hoping that they might be able to put enough fright in those homeowners to be rewarded with bags full of candy.Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:06 pm

Tin cans, fishing line and wood - oh my! Learn to make ‘junk music’ at library

LULING - Musician Mike Anderson will lead a "junk music" workshop Oct. 29 at West Regional Library on Lakewood Drive in Luling.

Tweens and teens are invited to attend. Anderson is mountain dulcimer player, singer, writer and storyteller. He will present a short talk on the history of musical instruments, and then participants will build a junk music instrument of their own using tin cans, fishing line and a chunk of wood.

Participants are asked to bring a hammer with them, if possible.

Also, two dulcimer presentations are planned for children and adults.

Presentations will be held Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at East Regional Library on River Oaks Drive in Destrehan and Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at West Regional Library.

For more information call the library at 985-785-8464.
Anderson's latest recordings, "The Great Sled Race" and "Anna's Old Boot" have won Parents' Choice awards. "Anna's Old Boot" also won a Children's Music Web award for best children's song in 2003." Read More...
October 29, 2008 at 12:00 pm

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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.