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20 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:36 am
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Louisiana Master Gardner program slated this fall

Local gardeners who want to enhance their garden knowledge are invited to participate in the Louisiana Master Gardener Program which begins in August.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:35 am
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Bell selected to represent peers on Louisiana Legislative Youth Council

Some of Louisiana's most outstanding students were announced as new members of the Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council and will work together over the next year in an effort to influence the legislative process and make the state a better place for young people.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:34 am
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Locals place in Louisiana Artist Association open art show

Louisiana Artist Association, which is based in St. Charles Parish, held an open art show at Clearview Mall on June 12-14. An open art show is open to both members and nonmembers.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:32 am
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FCS honors 9 with 2009 ‘Outstanding Programming Award’

Nine LSU AgCenter educators recently won top honors for their home-buyer education program at the Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual meeting.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:30 am
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St. Rose students participate in CASA art contest

St. Rose Elementary School third grade students participated in an art contest held by Child Advocacy Services' local CASA program. Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:29 am
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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...
June 25, 2009 at 11:27 am
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Summer Book Reviews

“The Road to Serfdom” by Friedrich Hayek is a nonfiction book about political philosophy, classical liberalism, and laissez-faire economics. Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:26 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“What Are You Doing to Me!” by Ashley Robicheaux Cauley got the most votes last week and is the June 18 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2009 photo contest. Congratulations to Ashley.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:24 am
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Herald-Guide People Watch

Two Girl Scout cadettes from St. Charles Parish Troop 923 recently earned the “Girl Scout Silver Award,” the highest award a Girl Scout cadette can achieve.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:21 am
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Local ladies’ literacy crusade educates parish youth, provides learning tools to students

Over 900 student dictionaries were given out to St. Charles Parish third graders thanks to the Republican Women of St. Charles.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:19 am
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Crape myrtles may have blooming woes

The most popular summer-blooming tree in Louisiana is the crape myrtle with its lovely, long-lasting flowers. Crape myrtles start blooming between mid-May and early June and continue flowering for 80 to 100 days depending on the variety.Read More...
June 25, 2009 at 11:14 am
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Teen belly dance classes June 25

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Teens ages 12 and up interested in learning about Middle Eastern dance and culture are invited to participate in free belly dancing classes on Thursday, June 25 at the East Regional Library at 10:30 a.m., and at the West Regional Library at 2 p.m.. New Orleans dancer and instructor Samantha Young, who specializes in Middle Eastern, Brazilian, and Polynesian dance, will lead the workshops.

Participants will learn proper posture and dance moves and will learn how to play the zills to Arabic music. Young’s innovative workshop will encourage participants’ creativity by adding Middle Eastern moves to dances or music they like and already know.

This dance is a discipline that is great for self esteem and positive body image, as well as fostering a sense of community that comes from dancing in a group.

For more information about this program, call Amy Boling, teen coordinator, at 985-785-8464, or E-mail: amy.boling@stcharles.lib.la.us.
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June 25, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Man hits 5 cars while fleeing from cops

A 26-year-old New Orleans man led state troopers and sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase from Paradis to Destrehan, sideswiping five vehicles in the process, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:14 am
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River Road vandal arrested

A 23-year-old Luling man was arrested last week and charged with layering several local businesses on River Road with graffiti, even coming back to hit some of the businesses again after they had covered it up, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Pat Yoes.Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Explosion of strip malls keep shoppers in parish

If the number of strip malls being constructed around St. Charles Parish is any indication of good commerce, then it would be safe to say business is booming in the “Parish of Plenty.” Read More...
June 22, 2009 at 9:11 am
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St. Charles school district ranks 3rd in state rating
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St. Charles Parish Public Schools ranked as third best district in Louisiana by the national website Niche.