The Bite is ON! The Bite is ON!
September 12, 2007 at 3:15 pm
Cataouche fishing isn’t backing down. On Sunday, part-time fishing guide Michael Becnel took friends Lauren Lemmon (top) and Adam Lorio fishing on Lake Cataouche to catch these slab-sized crappie. “I’ve never seen action like this -- ever!” said Becnel who lives in Luling and works for Dow Chemical. Becnel has fished the St. Charles Parish lake all his life but has never caught fish like this in the brackish-water lake.

Tigers’ defense leading the charge
September 12, 2007 at 3:13 pm
Another game, another shutout victory for Hahnville, who stepped all over Istrouma on their way to a 41-0 victory, which kept the team undefeated so far this season.

Destrehan ready for Terrebonne
September 12, 2007 at 3:08 pm
Though the previous two contests between Destrehan and St. James have been close, the Wildcat defense assured that this year's margin of victory would be more in Destrehan's favor by forcing four turnovers in their 21-7 win.

Boutte Christian Academy NOW offers no-cost schooling
September 12, 2007 at 3:07 pm
Qualifying parents can now register their 4 year olds for a chance at free placement in private pre-kindergarten programs at Boutte Christian Academy in Boutte.

Free eye exams for low-income residents
September 12, 2007 at 3:05 pm
The Luling Eye Foundation offers $10 eye exams and $10 eyeglasses for low-income individuals.

CARD CONTEST. Fire up your paint brushes for the 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission’s Christmas Card Contest. Pictured above are the winners from last year’s competition. There will only be one winner this year, so the time is now to begin sketc Calling all artists!
September 12, 2007 at 2:58 pm
Get out your markers, paintbrushes, cameras and computers. It's time for the 2007 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission's Christmas Card Contest.

Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. Welcome to the world, BABY!
September 12, 2007 at 2:50 pm
Gage Michael Champagne, pictured above, was born on June 26, 2007 at 11:42 a.m. to proud parents Kenny and Mandy Champagne. Gage weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who’s the top king and queen of them all?
September 12, 2007 at 2:49 pm
Election signs for parish president, councilman and many other sought-after government positions have popped up as political barricades alongside most of the roadways in St. Charles Parish, but if you’re a student or teacher at Destrehan and Hahnville High Schools then you’ve noticed that there’s a whole other battle going on - the spirited sprint to the throne in the race to reign as homecoming king and queen.

Heather R .Breaux BLOG
September 12, 2007 at 2:39 pm
For many years I’ve envied the tourists and vacationers that I watched on one of cable television’s most-viewed networks, the Travel Channel, as they marveled at the monuments of our ancestors like the mysteriously-built Egyptian pyramids or the historically-delicate coliseums of Italy.

Study says family hour TV filled with sex, violence, and profanity
September 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm
A new Parents Television Council™ study of Family Hour programming conclusively shows that children watching television during the first hour of prime time are assaulted by violence, profanity or sexual content once every 3.5 minutes of non-commercial airtime.

Real Estate
September 12, 2007 at 2:35 pm
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of August.

Once favored among evangelicals, Thompson raises doubts
September 12, 2007 at 2:31 pm

AP Religion Writer

Prominent evangelical leaders who spent the summer hoping Fred Thompson would emerge as their favored Republican presidential contender are having doubts as he begins his long-teased campaign.

LTC offers job-training program in construction
September 12, 2007 at 2:29 pm
A tuition-free job-training program in the construction industry is now available at the Louisiana Technical College (LTC) River Parishes campus in Reserve.

September 12, 2007 at 2:24 pm
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Sheriff’s Reports
September 12, 2007 at 2:21 pm
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

NEW EDITOR. Jonathan Menard replaces Derek Clontz, who left the Herald-Guide in March. Menard hired as new editor of Herald-Guide
September 12, 2007 at 2:17 pm
Jonathan Menard has joined the staff of the St. Charles Herald-Guide as editor.

Angie Roberts, animal shelter supervisor cuddles these adorable puppies that are waiting to be adopted. Shelter supervisor reports upswing in wild animal calls
September 12, 2007 at 2:10 pm
St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter has a new director and supervisor.

Kenyan Marshall hopes FEMA comes through, for her family of seven and replace her home. To make donations to the family call 985-510-2115. Woman returns home to find FEMA trailer up in smoke
September 12, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Kenyan Marshall sent her five kids off to school, on the morning of Sept. 6, and headed for grocery shopping at Wal-Mart in Boutte.


Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Crafty Destrehan couple work together on art
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...

Cochran wins race for St. Charles Parish president
Cochran wins race for St. Charles Parish president
Larry Cochran, D-St. Rose, took the lead and kept it for a win as St. Charles Parish president with 8,829 votes over opponent Terry Authement, R-Boutte, who got 6,914 votes in today's runoff race.