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Reporter Shonna Riggs and Wild ride in SC Parish’s 'tornado trailer'
January 10, 2007 at 2:00 pm
Kids in Luling’s Cub Scout Troop No. 173 covered their heads and buried their faces in their laps to protect themselves from a simulated tornado, then crawled on hands and knees to escape thin smoke that filled a special trailer during a torrnado-safety and fire prevention awareness class at the Hahnville Fire Station.

Careful with credit cards - they can get you in trouble. You read it here first
January 10, 2007 at 1:54 pm
USA TODAY reports in a fresh new January issue that “more teenagers are facing a novel requirement to graduate from high school: learning to balance their checkbooks.”

In 2007, DU is planning a Gadwall research project across the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana to trap and equip several female grays with satellite transmitters so they can be tracked throughout the winter and spring migration. This pilot research progr Ducks Unlimited expects big turnout at banquet
January 10, 2007 at 1:46 pm
The West St. Charles Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is anticipating a big turnout for their annual banquet and fundraiser to be held Thursday, Jan. 18.

Brrr ... chilly week ahead, says Weather Girl Megan. Weather Girl Megan’s
January 10, 2007 at 1:45 pm
Expect a mixed bag of weather in the week ahead, with chilly weather followed by warmer weather followed by rain and thunderstorms. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:

Bye, bye birdies
January 10, 2007 at 1:44 pm
I take you back to Oct. 15 2006. The Philadelphia Eagles came into New Orleans flying high at 4-1 with then-quarterback Donavan McNabb off to a red-hot start.

Jan. 18 Women’s Club meeting to be a BIGGIE
January 10, 2007 at 1:43 pm
The St Charles Women's Club holds its next meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18 at First Union Presbyterian Church, 134 Lakewood Dr. in Luling at 9 a.m.

Vicki Bergeron looks over some of the cards and letters St. Charles parishioners sent to her son, Kyle. God bless you all
January 10, 2007 at 1:34 pm
Kyle Bergeron's funeral on Friday, Jan. 12 will include displays of hundreds of cards and letters that poured in over the last few weeks of his life, which ended peacefully in his sleep, on the beach he loved, on Dec. 30.

More big bucks jobs may be coming to SC Parish
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
St. Charles Parish Council has passed a resolution to provide a portion of the $130 million in financing needed to bring a bio-diesel production facility that could create at least 30 high-paying jobs on the east bank this year.

$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
How smart are you? Our fun quiz tells the tale.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 10, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My 6-year-old son has been doing a very good job of picking up his toys and keeping his room straightened. I'd like to reward him for good behavior, but is it too early to start giving him an allowance? - Parent in Norco

VIPs
January 10, 2007 at 1:17 pm
R. K. Smith Middle School Jr. Beta Club members have selected their eight grade officers.

St. Vincent gift-giving goes without a hitch St. Vincent gift-giving goes without a hitch
January 10, 2007 at 1:14 pm
LULING - St. Charles Borromeo and the St. Vincent DePaul Society held their annual toy drive, where the students of St. Charles Borromeo Elementary School, CCD and Fountain of Youth brought gifts for the needy children in our parish.

Students share TRUE meaning of Christmas Students share TRUE meaning of Christmas
January 10, 2007 at 1:09 pm
PARADIS - Principal, Tamika Green holds the microphone for Myrionne Mott during R. J. Vial Elementary’s December community meeting.

Seasons readings for book-contest winners Seasons readings for book-contest winners
January 10, 2007 at 1:07 pm
NEW SARPY - Students at New Sarpy Elementary read their way to the top in the school’s December reading contest.

Herald-Guide FILE PHOTO of training exercise. SWAT team nabs gun suspect
January 10, 2007 at 1:05 pm
St. Charles Parish's SWAT team swarmed a house in Luling and captured a fugitive accused of stealing at least 100 rifles and handguns from a sporting goods store in Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne reports.

Middle-school kids toot their own horns Middle-school kids toot their own horns
January 10, 2007 at 12:58 pm
LULING - R. K. Smith Middle School participated in several events at City Park’s Christmas in the Oaks celebration.

New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success
January 10, 2007 at 12:55 pm
NEW SARPY - Toys for Tots representatives and New Sarpy Elementary Staff members lent a helping hand by sorting the toys collected by the school during the Christmas toy drive.

Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids
January 10, 2007 at 12:47 pm
DESTREHAN - The Destrehan High School Interact club collected Christmas gifts for the needy in St. Charles Parish.

Destrehan uses ground game to stomp Terrebonne in district opener
Destrehan uses ground game to stomp Terrebonne in district opener
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Destrehan running back Will Matthews ran wild against Terrebonne, scoring three touchdowns in the first half to lead the Wildcats to a 42-17 win in their district opener.