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Camera Shootout 2009

“Summertime Blues” by Tamara Plattsmier got the most votes last week and is the July 16 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Tamara.Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:38 pm
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Welcome, baby!

Beau Michael Williams was born to proud parents Erica and Mark Williams Jr. of Paradis at East Jefferson General Hospital on June 15, 2009 at 10:38 p.m. Beau weighed in at 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches.Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:35 pm
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Dufrene Anniversary

Shelby and Theresa Dufrene recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by dining at Sal’s 90 West restaurant in Boutte with their three daughters Beverly (Jeanie) Morgan, Ramona Adams and Carlette Dufrene along with two of their sons-in-law Lionel Adams and Ricky Gaubert.Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:33 pm
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Just call me Catherine

Catholic teens from several West Bank youth groups dedicated two days of their time last week to clean up the yards of five residents who needed help. Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:32 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.
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July 29, 2009 at 1:29 pm
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Free school supplies, health tips headline resource fair

Free school supplies, health information, educational aids, nutrition tips and child fingerprinting are just a few of the services that are headlining this year’s “School Days Project 2.”Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:26 pm
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Around the World

Over 40 international students made their way through St. Charles Parish this month, when local rotarians opened their homes to the traveling pupils.Read More...
July 29, 2009 at 1:25 pm
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Vehicular homicide trial delayed...again

A Des Allemands man charged with vehicular homicide is scheduled to go to trial on Oct.19, more than four years after he allegedly caused the death of 31-year-old Melvin Woods, III.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 1:05 pm
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Bugging Out

When residents visit the Audubon Insectarium’s Louisiana swamp exhibit, they probably don't know that many of the creepy crawlers that are on display come from right here in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Community rallies around Norco baby with rare skin disease

Two months ago Randy and Courtney Roth of Norco welcomed their son Tripp into the world. But shortly after his arrival, the family’s joyous occasion was overshadowed when the infant was diagnosed with a life-threatening skin disease.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 10:55 am
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Civil rights group plans to sue parish

The St. Charles Parish Council may have decided to keep the New Sarpy and Destrehan boundaries where they are, but for Rev. Albert Bailey, the fight is far from over.
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July 27, 2009 at 9:20 am
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Gordon

Wanda Perez Gordon passed on July 10, 2009 at the age of 67.
Gordon was a graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School. Later on, she attended Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She worked for the U.S. Immigration Service and was a longtime housewife.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:46 am
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Langkopp

Adele Strecker Langkopp passed away at her family home in Destrehan on Monday, July 6, 2009. Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:45 am
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Labry

Rita Ristroph Labry was entrusted to God’s loving care Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 5:05 a.m. at the age of 88. She was the retired district director for St. Charles Public Social Services, a native of St. Francisville, and a resident of Hahnville.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:44 am
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Before dust even settles, next legislation will begin

The Legislature has adjourned, but the dust from this session probably will not settle before next year’s session begins.Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:40 am
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God writes, the rest of us just type

By Mike Johnson

It’s easy to credit the wrong thing for our blessings.
For example, when I arise at 4:30 a.m. to enjoy the most productive time of my day, one of the first stops is the coffee machine. I have the mixture memorized: 11/2 scoops coffee to the #8 line on the pot. Read More...
July 27, 2009 at 8:39 am
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Police searching for armed robber of Destrehan Birdie's
Police searching for armed robber of Destrehan Birdie's
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Police are searching for a man who committed an apparent armed robbery early Wednesday morning at a Birdie’s Food and Fuel in Destrehan.