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Complaints litter debris pickup

St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. St. Charles Parish has received numerous complaints from residents that their yards were damaged during the debris pickup process, according to Renee Allemand, the parish's public information officer. Read More...
October 01, 2008 at 8:55 am

Spillway Road repairs underway

Work to repair the Spillway Road finally got underway last week after Hurricanes Gustav and Ike delayed the project, with the road set to be complete by mid-October or early November depending on weather conditions.Read More...
September 30, 2008 at 1:37 pm

Slow-cooking seminar at Destrehan Plantation

DESTREHAN - Destrehan Plantation will present its first culinary seminar on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entitled “Slow and Low, Then and Now,” the seminar presents the art of slow cooking with open hearth cooking and with electric slow cookers.

Dr. Martin “Doc” Spindel will present the seminar followed by a cooking demonstration by Michael Ledet, author of the “Joe Simmer” series of cookbooks.

Cookbooks will be on sale and lunch will be served.
Advance tickets are available for $25. This includes the seminar, lunch and a tour of the plantation.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call 985-764-9315 or send an email to Read More...
September 27, 2008 at 12:17 pm

Early voting now through Sept. 27

Early voting continues in Hahnville and New Sarpy through Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. at the registrar of voters offices at the St. Charles Courthouse, 15045 River Road in Hahnville and the Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, in New Sarpy.

For more information, visit
September 27, 2008 at 11:28 am

Dance to Wayne Foret on Sept. 27

DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will hold its annual monthly dance on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.

Music by Wayne Foret. Tickets are $15 per couple. Bring your own liquor.

Call 985-758-7542 with any questions.
September 27, 2008 at 11:28 am

See all the action from Friday night's games

The Herald-Guide will now post more than a hundred photos from all home games right after they are over.Read More...
September 26, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Fun-filled festival weekend

LULING - The 29th Annual Alligator Festival is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 25 at the West Bank Bridge Park on River Road in Luling.

This year’s event, which is sponsored by the parish’s rotary club, will feature local food delicacies such as alligator burgers, jambalaya, softshell crabs and other Cajun dishes.

Rides, games, live bands, souvenirs and local crafts are also on the line up for this weekend’s festivities.
The list of musical performers includes Bag of Donuts, Local Option 2, Full Circle, The Wise Guys, LA Kids, Allen Fontenot & the Country Cajuns, Waylon Thibodeaux and The Topcats.

Festival hours are: Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (rides and drinks only), Friday, Sept. 26 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit More...
September 26, 2008 at 9:14 am

40 years of art in St. Charles Parish

KENNER - The St. Charles Art Guild will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a tea luncheon scheduled to be held at the Chateau Country Club located at 3600 Chateau Boulevard in Kenner on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The guild invites all present and previous members to join in their celebration of what the organization has accomplished in the past, is achieving in the present and what they are anticipating for the future.

Cost for the event is $25. Send check payable to St. Charles Art Guild to 16 Hermitage Court, Destrehan, LA 70047.
September 25, 2008 at 12:43 pm

Registered voters rise steadily over last year

The number of registered voters has increased steadily in St. Charles Parish since last year. Registrar of Voters Brian Champagne believes that voter registration drives conducted at different areas in the parish are the reason for the spike in the numbers.
September 24, 2008 at 7:33 pm


Along with the beginning of prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:20 pm

St. Charles Herald-Guide’s High School PLAYMAKERS

Hahnville running back Jai Steib loves contact - and that's evident to anyone who watches him play the game of football.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:16 pm

Oh no, not again

For the third straight week the New Orleans Saints’ offense had an opportunity to seal away a victory and they came up short with yardage in running plays.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:13 pm

Destrehan’s offensive line leading the charge so far

Going into the season, everyone knew that Destrehan was loaded on defense. And while that unit has certainly played lights out so far, the offense has been extremely efficient, needing only two games to rack up 76 points. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:10 pm

HHS faces tough test against stout O.P. Walker defense

Hahnville was able to bounce back from their overtime loss to South Plaquemine, using three rushing touchdowns by Jai Steib to steamroll Helen Cox 32-12 and move to 1-1 on the season.Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:06 pm

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

After three weeks of Hurricanes, Gustav, Hanna and Ike, Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf Coast have earned a well-deserved break from the weather. Read More...
September 24, 2008 at 2:04 pm

You’ve got to read this!

10 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
September 24, 2008 at 1:58 pm

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With more than 50 units and an estimated 250 riders lined up to roll, the Krewe of Lul promises the kind of fun that draws family and friends to the parade and back to the area.