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Down economy forces Valero to delay $1.4 billion project

Valero’s $1.4 billion expansion of its St. Charles Parish refinery has been pushed back by two years due to the downtrodden economy, with construction set to begin in 2011.
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February 05, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

The big buzz in fishing is the catch made by Steve Rockweiler last week.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:19 pm
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Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:09 pm
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Wildcat boys soccer embark to playoffs

The Destrehan High School boys soccer team snagged a playoff spot after they shut out parish rivals, Hahnville, 3-0 in the District 6-1 season closer on Jan. 30.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 3:08 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

15 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:23 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009 January Winner

“Love” by Chelsea Levron was selected as the January 2009 monthly winner. Congratulations to Chelsea. She qualified for the monthly drawing after it was selected as the weekly winner for Jan. 8.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:21 pm
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Camera Shootout 2009 Jan. 29 Weekly Winner

“Your Move” by Kevin Benoit got the most votes last week and is the Jan. 29 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Kevin.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 2:19 pm
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Council on Aging plans array of February events for parish seniors

he St. Charles Council on Aging has released its February calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older. In honor of Black History Month, the COA had several special events planned. The complete monthly list includes:Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 1:34 pm
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Herald-Guide People Watch

St. Charles Borromeo High School class of 1958 held its 50th class reunion which was celebrated with a mass by Msgr. Henry J Bugler in Destrehan, immediately followed by a reception at La Maison Magnolia in Norco.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:41 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...
February 04, 2009 at 12:38 pm
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Behind the Scenes

Team members from the “Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism” pathway at the Satellite Center in Luling met with Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu while attending the 2009 Louisiana Travel and Tourism Summit.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:35 pm
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Plant figs, citrus and blackberries

Local nurseries should have an excellent selection of these plants newly arrived for planting in late winter and early spring. But you need to pay careful attention to selecting, planting, growing conditions and care these plants need.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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PAYT program would save residents money

To the editor:
I wonder how many people realize that solid waste (garbage) disposal is a public service just as water, electricity, phone, gas etc. The problem is we are not charged for the amount of waste we want disposed of. All residents of St. Charles Parish pay $17.31 a month for this service even if you leave home for two months. Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 11:39 am
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Super Bowl was one of the greatest this year

Super Bowls used to be dull affairs. Not Sunday night.
Pittsburg’s Steelers came roaring back after losing the lead in the fading minutes to the Arizona Cardinals. It was a thrilling ending after 60 minutes of some of the best football ever.Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 11:38 am
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Blue Dogs will shoulder the blame

During the last decade, Republican members of Congress have taken a beating in elections around the country. In most instances, those who lost elections-or whose vacant seats were turned over-were replaced by Democrats who proclaimed to be moderate or conservative. Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 11:37 am
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Recovery plan should be short, sweet

Are we going too far with our economic recovery plan? Read More...
February 04, 2009 at 11:36 am
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Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
Commission proposes to realign Hwy. 90 in Boutte
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Despite it taking a year to determine the status of the proposed I-310 flyover ramp to address the area’s mounting backup traffic on U.S. Highway 90, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking approval for an alternative that could save years, cost and possibly lives.