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Teen charged with arson in blaze that destroyed $30G classroom
January 31, 2007 at 12:34 pm
"We never ran into a dead end - the case just took a long time."

FREE college money for high school juniors with LOT of brains & talent
January 31, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Are you interested in competing for thousands of dollars in cash and college-granted scholarships? Are you a high school girl?

44G back pay for school worker axed over politics, says fed jury
January 31, 2007 at 12:32 pm
“I felt like David going up against Goliath - I knew from the start that it would be a tough case to win.”

Speak with Authority
January 31, 2007 at 12:31 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

What next for boy accused of rape?
January 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
The 10-year-old boy from Des Allemands being held at the St. James Parish Detention Center on a charge of aggravated rape is “scared” - and he may be going before a judge on Feb. 9.

$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 31, 2007 at 12:28 pm
Two dumb fishermen decided to rent a boat on a lake for their favorite sport.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 31, 2007 at 12:24 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My daughter will graduate high school in May and wants to take out student loans to pay for her entire college education.

Elegant & fun: COA Young at Heart Ball Elegant & fun: COA Young at Heart Ball
January 31, 2007 at 12:23 pm
The St. Charles Council on Aging and the St. Charles Recreation Department put on the annual Young at Heart Carnival Ball on Jan. 21 at the Jerusalem Shriner’s Center in Destrehan.

‘Voices of Louisiana’ gets two thumbs up ‘Voices of Louisiana’ gets two thumbs up
January 31, 2007 at 12:15 pm
A lesson in Louisiana history was taught with vigor and relish at Destrehan Plantation’s Mule Barn.

Ask Nattie
January 31, 2007 at 11:45 am
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Are you a litterbug?
January 31, 2007 at 11:42 am
A few weeks ago I was walking to my car in the mall parking lot and I spotted a woman taking trash out of their car and throwing it on the payment next to her, and in a matter of seconds there it was - a mountain of empty water bottles, cigarette packs and greasy fast-food wrappers.

Crawfish crop is really big ... and thanks to rain and a mild winter Crawfish crop is really big ... and thanks to rain and a mild winter
January 31, 2007 at 11:38 am
Louisiana's famed crawfish harvest is bouncing back two years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the $40-million industry - and the proof is in all the live CRAWFISH signs that are popping up all over St. Charles Parish.

TOWN TALK
January 31, 2007 at 11:18 am
Congratulations to King Milton and Queen Kathleen Cambre as royalty presiding over the Young at Heart Carnival Ball hosted by the St. Charles Council on Aging and Recreation Department on Jan. 21 at the Jerusalem Shriners Center in Destrehan. The ball is one of the highlights of the carnival season in our parish.

Weather Girl says: Weather Girl Megan
January 24, 2007 at 2:39 pm
Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead, with cool temperatures and accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day. Here’s Weather Girl Megan Water’s rundown:

OVERWEIGHT
January 24, 2007 at 2:32 pm
The United Health Foundation has ranked Louisiana as the “least healthy” state in the nation for 2006 and the picture painted by the respected research group isn’t pretty.

You can be a Herald-Guide Bicentennial supermodel like Chasidy Fonseca. E-mail heatherb@heraldguide.com and we’ll arrange to make you famous, too. New model each week.


Bicentennial trivia
January 24, 2007 at 2:28 pm
In honor of St. Charles Parish’s Bicentennial year, the Herald-Guide will feature seven trivia tidbits about the parish in weekly installments through Dec. 31, 2007. Ready? Read on:

Sheriff's Reports
January 24, 2007 at 2:14 pm
A 13-year-old Luling boy was booked on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, says the sheriff’s office, after he held a knife to his mother’s throat ...- threatened her with a gun ... tried to smother her with a pillow.

SAINTS RULE. Bradley Clark and David Robin show off their tattoos. Never say die
January 24, 2007 at 2:10 pm
On a dreary and rainy Sunday afternoon in St. Charles Parish, regular patrons, hardcore fans, and casual fans alike gathered at Sport's Pub in Destrehan to cheer on the New Orleans Saints in the biggest game of the 40-year franchise.

Destrehan coach credits seniors for making program contender
Destrehan coach credits seniors for making program contender
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Destrehan’s football season came to an end Saturday night with a 23-7 loss to Acadiana in the Class 5A state championship game. While the season didn’t end the way the Wildcats wanted it to, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux was extremely proud of his squad.