Letter to the Editor




Beaubouef says that after parish workers cut the grass, they still leave trash behind.  This is a picture of Panther Run in Destrehan Open letter to St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque, Councilman ‘Ram’ Ramchandran and Public Works Director Greg Bush:
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Gentlemen, parish work crews are finally cutting grass in Ormond subdivision, but let's face it, we're not seeing any real improvement. The Pipeline was cut, but only about half-way.

Hat’s off to parish honor-roll kids: 612 Destrehan students make the grade & we name every one of them
October 04, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Brittany Abate, Ashley Able, Meghan Adams, Brittany Aitken, Jessica Albanese, Brittany Allesandro, Stephanie Allotto, Steve Alvarado, Chelsea Anderson, Robbie Anderson, Jake Andry, Amber Arceneaux, Ashley Arrington, Katie Arrington, Ahmi Atsina, Britny Aubert, Alyssa Aucoin, Rickey Aucoin,

Amendments could help save coast
October 04, 2006 at 1:30 pm
It used to be voters in Louisiana voted consistently against proposed constitutional amendments. That's when they had up to 52 proposals for voters to meditate on while in the voting booth.

Runningback/fullback Jordan Stephany (2) runs for one of two touchdowns last Friday night. Hahnville hosts East St. John in district play
October 04, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Larry Dauterive brings his high powered offense into Boutte on Oct. 6 as he looks to keep the Wildcats on track and moving towards the Superdome on Dec. 9.

Health center offers flu shots while supplies last
October 04, 2006 at 1:26 pm
St. Charles Community Health Center, a not-for-profit health clinic, has announced that they are administering flu shots for $15 as long as supplies last. Two thousand shots are now available.

Battle for the Paddle helps good causes
October 04, 2006 at 1:24 pm
Today is one of the fun days of the year in St. Charles Parish. The annual Battle for the Paddle will be held from 4 to 7:30 p. m. at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

Wide receiver and defensive back Edwin Reed (#1) had a 21-yard touchdown reception and two key pass deflections in Destrehan's victory over St. James last Friday. Wildcats enter district play undefeated
October 04, 2006 at 1:23 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats escaped St. James on Friday with a 10-6 victory, closing out their non-district schedule with a 5-0 record. In order to mirror that record in the second half of the season, the Wildcats will have to go through some tough opponents, including tomorrow's John Ehret Patriots.

WHAT A RACK. Hunters show off their trophy deer at Luling seminar. Fattenin' the herd: deer hunters learn how in BIG Luling seminar
October 04, 2006 at 1:20 pm
Wow! Over 100 deer hunters and business sponsors gathered at Dougie V's Restaurant in Luling for the Deer Food-Plot Seminar hosted by the LSU AgCenter's St. Charles Parish Office. And if you're thinking, dang, I missed it, relax.

Sheriff's Reports
October 04, 2006 at 1:16 pm
Arrests
Paul Brackens III, 23, of 2008 Golfview Dr. in LaPlace was arrested on Sept. 26 on Janet Drive in St. Rose and charged with relative to theft for approximately $1000, relative to theft for approximately $400, relative to theft for approximately $200, relative to possession with the intent to distribute a schedule two controlled dangerous substance to wit marijuana and he was a fugitive of St. John Parish.

Parents say that all school buses should be air-conditioned because children can suffer during the hotter months of the year. Parents, student & driver say it’s a no-brainer - school buses need A/C
October 04, 2006 at 1:03 pm
The question of whether to install air-conditioners in St. Charles Parish school buses is an easy one to answer for two parents, a former driver and a student interviewed exclusively by the Herald-Guide.

Book signing at farmer’s market
October 04, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Author A. K. Keller will be signing copies of her book “Belle Terre Acadie” at the German Coast Farmers Market on Wed., Oct. 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Wednesday west bank market is located behind Dougie V's Restaurant, Esperanza, River Road, Luling.

“The Rocky Horror Show” opens at RRT
October 04, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” opens Fri., Oct. 6 at 11 p.m. at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown district.

“Home Grown” Golf Classic in Destrehan
October 04, 2006 at 12:59 pm
Gary L. Smith, Jr. is holding the “Home Grown” Golf Classic on Mon., Oct. 16 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.

Battle for the Paddle
October 04, 2006 at 12:51 pm
Smell the aroma of cajun food at its finest as the best cooks in the parish prepare gumbo and jambalaya dishes for the public.

Country music star Willie Nelson was recently caught with a pound and a half of marijuana in Louisiana. Louisiana pot laws under fire after Ol' Willie's bust
October 04, 2006 at 12:40 pm
BATON ROUGE - A pound and a half of marijuana wasn’t the only thing country music legend Willie Nelson allegedly brought into Louisiana two weeks ago. Trailing close behind has been a wave of pro-pot advocacy spokesmen and global media attention.

K'garten kids: Saints will win the Super Bowl - THIS YEAR!
October 04, 2006 at 12:34 pm
"Do you think the Saints are going to win the Super Bowl?" Had you asked me that question a few weeks ago I would have told you I really hadn't thought all that much about it.

Herald-Guide Election Roundup: St. Charles goes as Louisiana goes
October 04, 2006 at 12:27 pm
Almost 7,000 residents of St. Charles Parish voted in Saturday’s election that selected five local school board members and the state's insurance commissioner in addition to putting 13 amendments into the state constitution.

Doctor pleads no contest in child-pornography case
October 04, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Dr. David Sampognaro of Luling pleaded no contest to a single count of "attempted possession of child pornography" before the 29th Judicial District Judge Emile St. Pierre in Hahnville.

108 crabs caught in 2 hours at spillway
108 crabs caught in 2 hours at spillway
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Crabbers have continued to have phenomenal success fishing from the shoreline at the Bonnet Carré Spillway.