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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:54 pm
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Turtle tales on the bayou

If you know Des Allemands resident Lois Bernard, then you’re sure to have heard about her love for turtles.Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm
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Scholarship open to college students

College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship. You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:Read More...
May 13, 2009 at 2:49 pm
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With backs against wall, Tigers battle way into playoffs

Heading into the top of the seventh last Thursday at St. Amant, the Tigers needed at least a run to take the lead and definitely needed the win to make the playoffs.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:55 pm
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Outdoor Report

With the wind howling at 15 to 25 miles per hour, it seemed we couldn't get a break to go fishing. Jacob Thompson, a good coaching friend from Destrehan, had a cousin and his girlfriend from Alaska in town for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and he called to see if we could make a crab run on Lake Pontchartrain.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:53 pm
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HHS drops heartbreaker to Denham Springs

The Hahnville softball team surprised many this season by going undefeated in district play and cruising to the state tournament in Sulphur last weekend, but it was a few uncharacteristic mistakes that ultimately ended the Lady Tiger's run.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:49 pm
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7th-seeded Wildcats find comfort at home

When the 6-5A Co-District Champion Destrehan baseball team takes the field today, the team is hoping the Wildcat faithful will continue to provide a decided home field advantage.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm
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The Cook's Corner

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:47 pm
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COA announces May event details

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its May calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:41 pm
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Dream’s do come true


“Dreams Do Come True” was the theme for the 3rd Annual Festival of Charities Junior, Teen and Miss Pageant. The pageant was held Sunday, April 26 at the American Legion Home in St. Rose.Read More...
May 11, 2009 at 3:40 pm
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Trosclair, Clement reunion May 10

NORCO - The families of Trosclair and Clement will hold a reunion on May 10 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco, near the boat launch.

All Trosclair decedents from Jean George Troxler (1722) and Hiliare Clement (1785) are invited.

Participants are asked to bring their own food, drinks and other needs such as chairs.

Call Robert Trosclair at 985-764-6167 or 504-452-3447 for more information.Read More...
May 10, 2009 at 1:18 pm
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Help “stamp out” with food drive

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Local letter carriers are calling on the community to participate in the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive on May 9.

Residents of the River Parishes are asked to place nonperishable food items such as canned food, pasta and cereal, in a bag and put it in or beside their mailbox.

Letter carriers will pick up the bags. Items will be delivered to local food banks to help local families in need. in St. Charles, items will be given to Social Concerns. Read More...
May 09, 2009 at 1:17 pm
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‘Plop Drop’ to benefit center

LAPLACE - The Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center is planning its unusual, but popular, “Plop Drop” festival May 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at the facility, 152 Shadow Brook Lane in LaPlace.

Anita Hartzell, the center’s founder and director, said the family event will include food, music, games and a plop drop.

In the plop drop, the arena will be divided into 400 segments. Each square will be sold for $10. Participants will have a chance to win $1,000 if a horse “plops” on his or her square, Hartzell said.

There will be two sets of 400 tickets, with two $1,000 winners. Winners do not need to attend the event. Among other activities being planned are a chicken drop, and other games.

Proceeds will benefit the center, which provides riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities. It serves the New Orleans area.

Tickets are available online at www.gnotrc.com, or by calling 985-651-5239 or 504-453-5509.
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May 09, 2009 at 1:16 pm
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RRB to hold auditions May 9

DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet will hold auditions for company and junior company members for their 2009-10 season at Images Dance Studio located at 105-A River Point Dr. in Destrehan.

Intermediate male and female dancers, 10 years and older, can audition for junior company from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Intermediate and advanced male and female dancers 13 years and older can audition from noon to 1:30 p.m.

All dancers must sign-in half hour prior to audition time. Audition fee is $10.

For more information, call 985-764-7678 or email riverregionballet@cox.net.Read More...
May 09, 2009 at 12:59 pm
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Win $10,000 at crawfish boil

GRAMERCY - The River Region Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Crawfish Boil and Super Raffle on Friday, May 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the St. James Welcome Center located at 1094 Highway 61 in Gramercy.

Tickets: $100 admits two people - includes food, soft drinks, beer and a chance to win $10,000 or one of four $1,000 consolation prizes.

Extras include a 50/50 and door prize raffle. Cash bar available for wine and mixed drinks.

To purchase tickets, call 985-359-9777.
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May 08, 2009 at 1:15 pm
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Sex and the Gospel always seem to ‘stir us up’

By Christopher West
The Associated Press recently ran a story about a controversy brewing among a community of "bible-believing" folk in rural Alabama. Many in the town of Good Hope were disturbed by a billboard advertizing a series of sermons at the local Daystar Church. Read More...
May 08, 2009 at 1:14 pm
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Riverside stifles Hahnville in 19-8 victory
Riverside stifles Hahnville in 19-8 victory
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While Hahnville and Destrehan’s clash next week won’t lack for hype, it won’t be a battle of undefeated teams.