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Slammers enter invitational undefeated, finish on top

The St. Charles Slammers 8U All-Star softball team is currently undefeated and placed first in the St. Charles Invitational tournament on June 20 and first in the Donaldsonville tournament on June 27 and 28.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:23 pm
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Mustangs take home trophy in 20009 Southshore Classic

The 11 year old Major USSSA Mustang Baseball team won the Southshore Classic at the Westbank Bridgepark in Luling this past weekend, July 11-12.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:22 pm
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Keep an eye on the sky

It's so easy to forget about watching the sky for thunderstorms when fishermen are on the prowl. Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:20 pm
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Rockin' & Bowlin'

Don’t let the name of St. Charles Parish’s senior bowling league fool you. While there’s fun to be had at the lanes, these bowlers meet to compete and they mean business.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:19 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...
July 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Puppy Dog Tails” by Abby Chabert got the most votes last week and is the July 9 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Abby.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:14 pm
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Mmm ... CATFISH

Belly-up - like a catfish who’s seen better days - is how many St. Charles Parish residents reeled in their weekend. After all, what else is there to expect after three days of soaking up the sun, surrounded by the aroma of fresh, Des Allemands catfish frying in the horizon?Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:11 pm
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People Watch

It’s a dream that’s come true, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime - at least for Des Allemands sophomore Trevor Arthur.Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:05 pm
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20 SCB kids attend Ohio youth conference

Twenty students from St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth traveled to Steubenville, Ohio for the Steubenville High School Youth Conference on the campus of Franciscan University on June 12 through 14. Read More...
July 16, 2009 at 2:02 pm
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Luling church invites kids to vacation Bible school

LULING - The Bible Center Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School on July 13 through 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the church located at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling.

The theme for this year’s event is “Crocodile Dock” and is open to kids ages 5 to 12 who have completed the fifth grade. Songs, games, snacks, Bible adventures and much more are scheduled for the event.

For more information or to register your child, call 985-785-0557 or visit www.biblecenter.org.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:16 am
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Luling church invites kids to vacation Bible school

LULING - The Bible Center Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School on July 13 through 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the church located at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling.

The theme for this year’s event is “Crocodile Dock” and is open to kids ages 5 to 12 who have completed the fifth grade. Songs, games, snacks, Bible adventures and much more are scheduled for the event.

For more information or to register your child, call 985-785-0557 or visit www.biblecenter.org.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Art guild kids’ camp July 13

LULING - The St. Charles Art Guild will hold its 15th summer Kids’ Visual Arts Camp July 13 through 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the First Presbyterian Church on Lakewood Dr. for primary grade students who have completed first, second or third grades.

Area artists and guild volunteers, including Mississippi River clay artist Lorraine Gendron will present art fundamentals while other students explore techniques with artistic quality media including clay, watercolor, oil pastels, tissue paper and papier mache’.

A showcase featuring a matted work from each student will be displayed at the East Bank Regional Library for the following two weeks and at the West Bank Regional Library for the next two weeks.

Campers cost is $35. Contact camp director Mary Sue Carter
for more information and an application at 985-651-9153.
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July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Could Jefferson West Bank levee flood St. Charles?

While St. Charles Parish inches closer to receiving a permit to start Phase II of the West Bank Hurricane Protection levee, there are concerns that it won't be finished fast enough to offset potential problems caused by the Western Tie-in.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Sign up for theater workshop

NORCO - The River Region Drama Guild will hold its “Free Youth Theater Workshop” on July 13 through 16 and July 20 through 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco.

The workshop is open to students 10 to 18 years old and will teach them acting skills and the chance to participate in a play. The final evening will be a public performance demonstrating the skills learned in the workshop.

For more information, call Henry Sorbet at 504-904-1129.
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July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Meeting ‘King of Pop’ leaves lasting impression on St. Rose man

It was the year 1973. Page after page of high-end fashion magazines printed glossy images of young, hip models sporting bell-bottom jeans and clog heels. The Dodge Charger was one of the largest and most popular muscle cars to hit the streets, and the Jackson 5 - lead by then child star Michael Jackson - were topping the charts on radio stations across the country.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Guide starts online biz directory

A new, free online directory designed specifically for St. Charles Parish residents makes it much easier to find area businesses than flipping through the yellow pages.Read More...
July 13, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Council selects new garbage company
Council selects new garbage company
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Following several discussions aimed at fine tuning St. Charles Parish's anticipated five-year garbage collection contract, the council chose Houma-based Pelican Waste and Debris as the new service provider Monday.