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New books are waiting for you at your St. Charles libraries.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:18 pm

Camera Shootout 2009

“The Artist Rembrandt” by Rosalie Gassen got the most votes last week and is the June 4 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Rosalie.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:15 pm

The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Herald-Guide People Watch

When Norma Rhodes, 76, planned a family trip to New York City, she had no clue what her 5-day vacation would bring.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Opportunity of a lifetime

The Hahnville Hi-Steppers will be extra busy this summer as they prepare for the fall.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:06 pm

LaBelle Fleur announces new committee, officers

The regular meeting of the LaBelle Fleur Garden Club in Destrehan was attended by 19 members.Read More...
June 17, 2009 at 12:04 pm

Hip Hop dance classes June 15

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Teens ages 12 and up interested in learning about Hip Hop dance, music and culture are invited to participate in a free Hip Hop Dance Workshop on Monday, June 15 at the East Regional Library at 10:30 a.m., and at the West Regional Library at 4 p.m.

Professional Hip Hop dancers and local dance instructors Terrance Morgan and Tyler Wilson, of the dance duo Rhythm & Soul, will lead the workshops.

Participants will discover brand new urban dance steps and learn about the origins of Hip Hop music, dance, and break dancing.

The East Regional Library is located at 100 River Oaks Drive in Destrehan, and the St. Rose Branch is located at 90 East Club Drive in St. Rose.

For more information about this program, call Amy Boling, Teen Coordinator, at 985-785-8464, or e mail:
June 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm

German Coast Farmers’ Market celebrates 7 years in Destrehan

DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmers’ Market celebrates its 7th anniversary on Saturday, June 13 at its East Bank location at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.

Attractions slated for this special celebration includes the “Taste of the Season” - pony rides, face painting, music by Blanch Newsome and door prizes.

Fresh produce including peaches, blueberries, creole tomatoes, squash, corn and cucumbers are available each Saturday at the market.

Other products available are fresh seafood, rotisserie meats, fresh meats, sausage, hogshead cheese, wine, jellies, dairy products, Italian pastries, bread, ready-to-eat meals, plants, gourmet rice, soy candles and goat milk lotion and soaps.

Every Wednesday, the West Bank market is open in the St. Charles Plaza located on Highway 90 in Luling from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The arts & craft market addition will begin on June 24 and continue on the fourth Wednesday of each month.Read More...
June 13, 2009 at 1:29 pm

Hahnville Church hosts ‘Ladies Tea’

HAHNVILLE - The Hahnville Baptist Church will host a “Ladies Tea” on June 13 at 3 p.m. at the church located at 15640 River Rd. in Hahnville.

The event is open to the public. Interested persons are asked to pre-register by June 6.

Call Mel Bellow at 985-783-1734 for more information.
June 13, 2009 at 9:23 am

New Anime club meets June 13

DESTREHAN - Fans of Japanese animation and readers of the popular Japanese Manga books, are invited to attend meetings of the SCPL Club Anime.

Participants will watch Anime films and may share books, display original artwork, practice drawing in the Japanese style, and meet others with similar interests.

Participants will make candy sushi after watching the Anime films.

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Curse, rated 13+, will be screened on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at East Regional Library.

These Club Anime meetings are open to participants ages 12 to 18, and are part of the “iLibrary” Teen Reading Program.
East Regional Library is located at 100 River Oaks Drive in Destrehan. For more information about these programs, call Amy Boling, Teen Coordinator, at 985-785-8464, or e mail:
June 13, 2009 at 9:22 am

Festival pageant set for June 13

DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival Pageant will be held on June 13 at the Father Mac Community Building in Des Allemands at 6 p.m.

Girls ages 14 to 17 can compete in the Teen Queen XIV pageant, and ages 18 to 23 will vie for the title of La. Catfish Miss Queen XXXIV.

Interested contestants should contact Lydia Dempster at 985-758-0289 or Aimee Champagne at 985-306-0262.

June 13, 2009 at 9:22 am

Sheriff's Reports

•Larry L. Childress, 60, of 116 Beaupre Dr. in Luling was arrested on May 29 and charged with DWI and careless operation.Read More...
June 12, 2009 at 1:26 pm

The greatest of human yearnings

How many people in the world today are feeling down, discouraged, depressed… and some even despairing? How many today are at least lethargic (lukewarm) in their faith, and at most have no faith at all?Read More...
June 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm

New levee type looks promising

A new type of levee for southeast Louisiana is being constructed along the beachfront at Grand Isle. It is called a Geotube (R) levee which will extend from the burrito levee recently built on the western end of the island to the eastern end.Read More...
June 12, 2009 at 1:23 pm

Waterford 3 displays impressive safety record

More than 15 million hours worked without a lost time accident is a remarkable feat for an industrial facility, but that is exactly what Waterford 3 Steam Electric Station employees have accomplished.Read More...
June 12, 2009 at 1:23 pm

Very Aggressive Tax (VAT) comes with costs

It isn’t surprising that the latest fix for the spending addiction in Washington has surfaced in Congressional discussions. It is called the VAT, the value added tax. It would operate similar to a national sales tax placed on every step of commerce from production to transportation to final sale. There is no doubt that a VAT could raise huge sums of money. But, like all "quick fixes," it comes with consequences.Read More...
June 12, 2009 at 1:22 pm

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After scare at ESJ, Wildcats look for complete effort at Central Lafourche
After scare at ESJ, Wildcats look for complete effort at Central Lafourche
Destrehan found itself in a bit of trouble last week at East St. John, trailing after three quarters in Reserve. But the Wildcats turned on the afterburners and came away with a 39-20 victory to remain unbeaten this season.