|Don’t balance federal budget on backs of Louisiana farmers
April 04, 2007 at 2:03 pm
Louisiana has a strong agricultural history, and these farming traditions continue to play a major role in our economy.
|Politics getting into high gear - - everywhere
April 04, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Politics is in the air everywhere, it seems. And that includes Washington, Baton Rouge and St. Charles Parish.
|Letter to the editor
April 04, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Dear Editor: I thought you’d be interested in a new street sign that went up in Willowdale in Luling.
|Need Help? Dial 2-1-1
April 04, 2007 at 1:58 pm
We are all familiar with the 9-1-1- emergency phone system, but dialing 2-1-1 quickly links residents to a connected, integrated, state wide system of free community services.
|Keeping parish kids on the straight & narrow
April 04, 2007 at 1:55 pm
A Boutte couple and a friend who is studying to become a pastor are working hard to keep parish kids active in sports - and out of trouble.
|No car? Need a ride? The United Way’s ‘limo service’ can help you
April 04, 2007 at 1:51 pm
St. Charles Parish residents had no taxicabs, city buses or any other kind of public transportation before Hurricane Katrina.
|SCP needs flood of cash to protect citizens from storm
April 04, 2007 at 1:48 pm
St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque won’t take no for an answer when it comes getting the money needed to complete the work on the levees before hurricane season starts this year.
|St. Charles Parish redesigned from public safety to housing
April 04, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Louisiana Speaks has helped guide many plans in the works specifically to make St. Charles safer and help it develop including:
April 04, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Herald Guide Best Bets
‘The Altos’ dinner play: don’t you DARE ‘fuhgeddaboutit’
When: APRIL 21, 2007 - 7 p.m. Where: ST. MARK CHURCH, AMA.
What: The longest running murder mystery in St. Bernard history is infiltrating Ama. The "mob" family that's "Like the Soprano's, Only Lower" will return to the stage at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2007. Yes, Tony, Toffee, Nona, Uncle Senior and the rest of the family are leaving the "witness protection program" after a lengthy hiatus.
See the show that ran for seven months at the Sicilian Room of Rocky and Carlos' Restaurant in 2004. Call 504.431.8505 for reserved tickets or more information.
Adults: $20.00. Children under 16 yrs $15.00. Spaghetti & meatballs, salad, vegetable, and garlic bread included in price. Drinks and desserts will be sold separately. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
|In the news
April 04, 2007 at 1:37 pm
St. Charles Parish Council filled the vacancy of Registrar of Voters at its April 2, meeting.
|Schools boss Rodney Lafon is NOT running for parish prez
April 04, 2007 at 1:35 pm
Rumors are flying that St. Charles Parish Superintendent of schools Dr. Rodney Lafon, (right), is retiring from that position so he can run for the office of parish president to replace Albert Laque when his term expires later this year.
|Herald-Guide’s Heather R. Breaux named Editor of Lifestyles & Sports
April 04, 2007 at 1:30 pm
Last summer, St. Charles Parish resident Heather R. Breaux joined the staff at the Herald-Guide as a rookie reporter fresh out of college - and eight months later - she is working her way to the top and has been named Lifestyles and Sports Editor.
|Bicentennial celebration: a party 200 years in the making
April 04, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Even with the looming threat of showers, the crowds came out to witness the St. Charles Parish Bicentennial celebration at the courthouse in Hahnville.
|Valero funds bus upgrades for SC Parish
April 04, 2007 at 1:22 pm
At least 26 St. Charles Parish school buses are are going to retrofitted with special filters that will help them meet higher emission standards thanks to a special grant from Valero St. Charles Refinery.
|$70M gas plant brings 315 jobs to SC Parish
April 04, 2007 at 1:20 pm
A $70 million bio-gas company that is expected to generate 300 temporary construction jobs and 15 full-time industrial positions for St. Charles Parish is scheduled to open in Taft in Dec. 2008, a company spokesman says.
|Schools millage endorsement
March 29, 2007 at 1:04 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are among the best in the state. And if the good are to keep getting better, they need a steady source of income.
|Road Home Web site hasn't been updated in a week
March 29, 2007 at 1:02 pm
There seems to be no way for citizens to monitor and hold Governor Blanco's Road Home Program accountable.
|Coming Soon • Sports Shorts
March 28, 2007 at 4:43 pm
REEL NEWS: Fishing rodeo at Spillway Park
The St. Charles Parish Council on Aging's Annual Fishing Rodeo is scheduled for Friday, March 30 at the Spillway Park Pavilion in Norco from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for all residents over 60.
Meals and transportation are available by reservation only. For information, call 985-783-3008.
But hurry or you’ll miss your chance.
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After grinding out a win over rival Hahnville, the Destrehan Wildcats will face off against West Monroe with a trip to the Class 5A state championship game on the line.