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Soldier, wife relive WWII-era St. Charles

“I was only 11 when the war started,” recalls June Wisher, 79, a LaPlace resident who grew up in St. Charles Parish. “It’s ingrained in my memory. I was at my grandparents’ house…It was a Sunday afternoon and they were listing to the radio.Read More...
March 26, 2010 at 8:51 am
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Finding the perfect wedding, bridesmaid dresses without breaking the bank

In a world where people spend hundreds of dollars on wedding dresses, it can be hard to find one in a lower price range. Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm
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Satellite program gives students taste of success

The St. Charles Parish Schools' Satellite Center has many successful programs to boast about, but one of the most successful is the culinary class.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:24 pm
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St. Charles Parish Schools celebrate the arts

St. Charle Parish Public Schools held an art awareness day on March 20, inviting the entire community to come out for a day of performance and visual art.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:24 pm
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McCune, Carriere help Destrehan get revenge against Dutchtown, 8-4

The Destrehan Wildcats got a little revenge this week when they knocked off Dutchtown to open district play.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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Hahnville sneaks past East Ascension, 3-1, in district opener

Hahnville head coach Kade Rogers said that last week was like a roller coaster ride for his young Tigers, who started out the season 9-5 but had only won one game in their last four attempts.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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“Dasher” is one lucky dog

It was late December 2009 when St. Charles Parish Animal Control got the call that an 8-month-old Labrador puppy had been hit by a car on Hwy. 90 in Paradis.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm
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Once again, Wildcats on another tear in district, start 4-0

Destrehan had one of its most productive offensive outings of the season Tuesday in a 13-3 win over East Ascension at Destrehan.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Tigers drop heartbreaker to Wildcats, on three-game skid

After opening up district with a 3-1 win over East Ascension, the Hahnville Tigers have suffered three straight losses, falling to Destrehan 7-6, Dutchtown 7-4 and St. Amant 8-6.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm
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Johnson-Knight engagement

Victoria Hope Knight of Luling and James Trey Johnson of West Monroe will marry on Sept. 4, 2010 at Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation at 6533 River Road in Waggaman.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:53 am
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Maxwell-Rae engagement

Glenn and Sandy Maxwell of Luling announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Jeremiah Maxwell, to Elissa Rae, daughter of Ray and Beth Yglesias of Greenwell Springs, La.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:52 am
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St. Charles seniors try to catch the biggest fish

The St. Charles Council on Aging and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation held their annual Fishing Rodeo on March 26 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway Park Pavilion in Norco.Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:50 am
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Make-ahead chocolate sufflé

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March 25, 2010 at 11:49 am
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“EveryOne” play written by students, performed by classmates

The well-known play “Everyman” was used as a skeleton for Hahnville High School's latest performance, "EveryOne."Read More...
March 25, 2010 at 11:44 am
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Search on for WWII-era locals

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Are you a part of St. Charles Parish’s Greatest Generation? If so, you are a treasure and we need you!

American History teachers at Destrehan High School are currently seeking individuals who lived in St. Charles Parish during WWII. Classes will be interviewing and collecting oral histories on March 25 and 26 in the Wildcat Banquet Room. If you lived or worked in the parish during WWII or know someone who did, please contact Nicole Hall to set up an interview or if you have any questions Nicole Hall - (985)764-9946 or email at nhall@stcharles.k12.la.us.
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March 25, 2010 at 9:44 am
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Sheriff to hold Seniors luncheon

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Sheriff Greg Champagne will be holding his Annual Senior Citizens Easter Luncheon on Thursday, March 25. All senior citizens of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend. It will be held at the Shriner’s Hall on Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. Lunch will be served between 11 and 11:30 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Special presentation will be handed out for the oldest female and male, along with door prizes. The Shriner’s Dance Band will be performing. For more information, contact Susie Gauthier at (985)783-1355.
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March 25, 2010 at 9:42 am
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St. Charles Herald-Guide named Newspaper of the Year
St. Charles Herald-Guide named Newspaper of the Year
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The St. Charles Herald-Guide won 16 first place awards and was named Newspaper of the Year by the Louisiana Press Association at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday.