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Seventeen new books are waiting for you at your local library.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 12:12 pm

Student Book Reviews

Atonement, written by Ian McEwan, begins in 1935 England. Through the struggles of three main characters Briony and Cecilia Tallis and Robbie Turner, the novel moves through events such as World War II and an incident that could break the Tallis family apart.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 12:12 pm

Camera Shootout 2008 Aug. 21 Weekly Winner

“Strolling Before the Storm” by Marcia Hokanson got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 21 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm

Free Alpha course at Boutte church

BOUTTE - Boutte Assembly of God will begin the alpha course on Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Boutte Christian Academy.

This 10-week practical introduction to the Christian faith offers answers to some key questions.

Each weekly session begins with an informal dinner, followed by a large-group learning time, and ends with small-group discussion.

To learn more about the course or to make reservation, call the church at 985-785-2413 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

An Alpha dinner will be held on Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner and course are free.
August 27, 2008 at 11:09 am

St. Pierre wants lobbyist to bring home the bacon

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has asked the council to approve the hiring of a lobbyist to help the parish get more money from the federal government for parish projects.
Former Lafourche Parish President Richard Egle is St.
August 27, 2008 at 8:58 am

Turf fields ready for debut

Staring out at the new turf football fields at Destrehan and Hahnville gives one the feeling of looking at a mirage.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 8:58 am

Parish ACT scores drop

Louisiana's class of 2008 is more college ready than any of the state's previous graduating classes, but while the state as a whole may have excelled in the ACT, St. Charles Parish took a step backwards.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 8:58 am

Get ready for Gustav

Although it's too early to tell where Hurricane Gustav will make landfall, Tab Troxler, director of the parish’s Emergency Operations Center, says he's a little nervous about this one. In fact, he has already activated his family’s emergency plan in case they have to evacuate.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 8:58 am

Parish WWII veterans being recruited for special trip

St. Charles Parish’s World War II veterans are being recruited to take a trip they'll never forget. Louisiana Honor Air wants to fly veterans to Washington, D.C. to view the World War II Monument and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.Read More...
August 27, 2008 at 8:55 am

Gardening seminar offered Aug. 26

ST. ROSE - A fall gardening program, led by St. Charles Parish County Agent Rene’ Schmidt, will be held Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. at the St. Rose library.
August 26, 2008 at 11:09 am

Ladies Bible study at Luling church

LULING - The Bible Center Church will host a 12-week Ladies Bible Study Aug. 25 through Nov. 19. at the church located at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling.

This semester’s topic will focus on the book of Daniel.
Workbook cost is $16.30. The class meets Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

For additional information, contact Margie Pierce at 985-764-9336, Glenna Smith at 504-431-7138 or Nadine Montet at 985-785-8873.
August 25, 2008 at 11:08 am

Teen dance in Paradis Aug. 22

PARADIS - The Paradis Volunteer Fire Department will host a teen dance on Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 807 Barber Rd. in Paradis.

The dance is open to ages 12 to 17 and admission is $5. Concessions are available.
August 22, 2008 at 12:33 pm

5 secrets to catching fish at Seabrook

Imagine a location 35 miles from Boutte where you are able to catch big redfish that stretch 24 to 27 inches long, nearly two-feet trout, black drum weighing in at 30 to 40 pounds and limits of puppy drum. Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:31 pm

Destrehan begins defense of state title

Destrehan cruised to the Class 5A state championship last year, finishing the season with a perfect 15-0 record that included the demolition of every single opponent they faced in last year's playoffs.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:26 pm

Tigers are young, but have plenty of talent

Even though Hahnville head man Lou Valdin only returns four overall starters from last year's team, he's not worried. In fact, Valdin feels that while his squad will be young, there is enough talent on both sides of the ball for his team to be competitive.Read More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:23 pm

You've got to read this!

11 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
August 21, 2008 at 2:15 pm

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