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Lions Club holds fall baby contest

LULING - The Luling Boutte Lions Club will host the Fall Fest Baby Contest on Sunday, Oct. 26 at the VFW Post 3750 in Luling.

Registration begins at 12:15 p.m. followed by the contest at 1:30 p.m.

Parents are reminded that the LBLC contest is an all natural pageant. No pageant hair or makeup.
Entry fee is $40.

Call festival director Erica Adams at 504-669-5777 with questions.
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October 26, 2008 at 11:58 am
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Firing range opens to public Oct. 11

KILLONA - The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will open their firing range to the public for sighting rifles only on Oct. 11 and Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m.

The Richard Benoit Memorial Firearms Range is located behind the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center on Highway 3127 in Killona.

All shooters must check in with range officer upon arrival. Shooting is on a first come first serve basis. Shooters should bring all equipment necessary including ammunition, eye and ear protection, paper targets and staples.

All shooters must sign a release and shoot only under the supervision of Sergeant Edward Adams.

No weapons are to brought to the range in loaded condition and no one under the age of 17 is allowed to shoot without parental supervision.

Contact 504-329-0689 with any questions.
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October 25, 2008 at 11:12 am
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Farmer’s market Ocktoberfest

DESTREHAN - The Ocktoberfest of the German Coast Farmers' Market will be celebrated every Saturday in October at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan from 8 a.m. until noon.

As part of the celebration, a "Pass Along" plant exchange will be held on Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. with the exchange at 11 a.m.

Everyone is encouraged to participate by bringing a well-established, healthy specimen in a one-half gallon or larger container.

The botanical or pet name of the plant should be included, along with simple instructions for care.

For further information please call Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.
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October 25, 2008 at 11:09 am
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Celebrities flock to Des Allemands for swamp tours

Nestled along the outskirts of Des Allemands is a once-in-a-lifetime experience just waiting to happen that will impact the memories of tourists, locals and even celebrities for a lifetime.Read More...
October 23, 2008 at 12:10 pm
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HHS drama troupe performs classic

BOUTTE -Hahnville High School’s newly chartered International Thespian Society will transport audiences to the world of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the classic comedy of would-be lovers and “want to be” actors lost in the woods amidst a magical, dream-like world of mischievous fairies and their meddling schemes.

The play will be presented Oct. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m., all in the newly renovated HHS Auditorium.

Admission is $5.

Call Dan Ruiz at 985-758-7537 x362 for details.
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October 23, 2008 at 11:58 am
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Council considers breathing new, natural life into roadways

The Parish Council is considering a proposal to buy an asphalt release agent that would eliminate the use of petroleum or citric base products that cause the breakdown of roads. The release agent, which comes in a liquid form and is made with natural ingredients, could keep roads in tact three to four times longer than normal, according to product maker Keymel Technologies.
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October 22, 2008 at 4:53 pm
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Tigers faced with difficult task of stopping Dutchtown backs

Hahnville was able to bounce back from a tough loss to Destrehan by way of a huge 31-8 win over East Ascension, which moved the Tigers to 4-2 on the season and evened out their district record at 1-1.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 4:29 pm
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Herald-Guide PLAYMAKERS

DARZEL WASHINGTON

Washington, who was picked as a Herald-Guide Playmaker last week, got the award once again after tearing through East Ascension for 8 tackles and 3 sacks, leading his team to a 31-8 win in the process.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:31 pm
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DHS Ladycats net first-place district spot

On Oct. 15, the Destrehan High School Ladycats varsity volleyball team out served parish rivals, the Hahnville High School Lady Tigers to net a victory at the teams’ second meeting of the season.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:29 pm
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Saints leave Carolina black and blue

In writing this article I feel the same way I felt back in September of 2007 when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the New Orleans Saints 41-10.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:26 pm
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Tough early schedule makes East St. John dangerous foe

After Destrehan failed to score in the first half against winless St. Amant, many in the stands wondered if this was a nightmarish flashback to last year, when the Wildcats needed a blocked field goal to keep their undefeated season in tact.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:25 pm
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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

A recent scouting trip into the Salvador Management Area revealed a ridge where acorns were falling on its banks.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:22 pm
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You’ve got to read this!

12 new books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish librariesRead More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm
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Camera Shootout 2008 Oct.16 Weekly Winner

“Boots Williams” by Erica Champagne got the most votes last week and is the Oct. 16 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:17 pm
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Students fill SCB auditorium for Ronald McDonald’s visit

NORCO - Ronald McDonald made a guest appearance to the students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan to present a show called “Adventures into Friendship.” Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:16 pm
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Body Walk teaches kids healthy eating

LULING - Aspen Jack teaches third graders from Norco Elementary School about healthy eating.Read More...
October 22, 2008 at 1:15 pm
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St. Rose man released after serving 41 years for 1974 murder at DHS
St. Rose man released after serving 41 years for 1974 murder at DHS
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After serving 41 years in prison for the 1974 shooting death of Timothy Weber, Gary Tyler of St. Rose pleaded guilty to manslaughter as part of a plea agreement in the decades old case and walked out of court today (April 29) a free man.