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Parish on top of things in 2008

The year 2008 was a very interesting one. From a pair of hurricanes, to snow, to the Destrehan Wildcats winning their second straight state championship, a lot went on last year in St. Charles Parish.Read More...
December 30, 2008 at 12:30 pm
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St. Pierre calls infrastructure progress ‘beyond my expectations’

From the improvement of pumps to the cleaning of miles of drainage canals, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has been pleased with what St. Charles was able to accomplish in 2008, calling the infrastructure progress “beyond my expectations.” Read More...
December 30, 2008 at 9:29 am
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Hospital ER overcrowded, new building sought

St. Charles Parish Hospital is hoping that voters will OK the care provider’s proposal to borrow $11.5 million to refinance existing bonds and construct a new building to house an expanded emergency room.Read More...
December 30, 2008 at 9:28 am
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Chris Westcott to instruct camp

LULING - The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will host its first annual STC Big League Dreams Christmas Baseball Camp for boys ages 6 to 14 on Monday, Dec. 29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30.

The camp will be held at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per player in advance, $100 if you register the day of the event.

Chicago Cubs’ Chad Gaudin and professional baseball instructor Chris Westcott will be on hand at the camp.
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December 29, 2008 at 8:58 am
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Making HISTORY

Normally when I have talked about the New Orleans Saints being part of NFL history it has been because of something on the negative side for our guys in the black and gold.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

What to give a sportsman for who has everything for Christmas? Talk to my wife of 29 years, Gretchen, and she will tell you, "Bruce has everything he needs to venture into the outdoors." Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:36 pm
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Hahnville’s boys soccer approaches mid-season

By Mallory A. Young
HHS Student Writer

The Hahnville High School Varsity and Junior Varsity soccer team is anticipating an exciting season for the remainder of the year.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:32 pm
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HHS Hi-Steppers volunteer at Louisiana Special Olympics

On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Louisiana Special Olympics hosted its annual Fall Cheer Camp at LA Tumble and Cheer Academy in Harahan.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:30 pm
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Mustangs defeat Hurricanes, become divisional champs

The 11-12 year old Mimosa Mustangs recently won the St. Charles Parish Football Championship. The Mustangs defeated the Boutte Hurricanes 14-0 at Destrehan High School’s stadium.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:29 pm
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Destrehan High turf vandalized following football’s title clench

Only five days after winning their second straight Class 5A state championship, the Destrehan Wildcats were attacked by a foe that they couldn't prepare for.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:28 pm
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Hahnville High School Boys Soccer

The Hahnville Boys' soccer team participated in the Pearl River High School Invitational Soccer tournament on Dec. 5 and 6. The Tigers' defeated East Jefferson on Dec. 5, but lost Saturday morning to Pope John Paul 1-0. The Tigers defeated Shaw that afternoon 3-0 to advance to the finals where they fell again to Pope John Paul 3-2 in the Finals.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:27 pm
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Albert Laque hosts annual senior citizens luncheon at Luling VFW

Former Parish President Albert Laque has clearly not lost the holiday spirit, hosting his annual Christmas Luncheon for St. Charles Parish senior citizens last week at the VFW Hall in Luling.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:21 pm
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Hurst kids selected for honor choir

Hurst seventh grade students Katie Pintado, Sara Scheel , Emily Cobos and Brynne Edwards were selected for the 2008-09 District VII Honor Choir from over 150 students that auditioned.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:19 pm
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NES education partners

Pictured are the Norco Elementary School’s partners in education.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:17 pm
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HHS All-State choir members

Congratulations to the following Hahnville High School students who have been selected to participate in All-State Choirs:Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:16 pm
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Hahnville fire class receives hazardous materials certification

Mr. Armond J. Bourque Sr., assistant fire chief at Monsanto Company, taught a lesson on hazardous materials to the HHS students in Dennis Robbins Fire Safety Class. Bourque is also an assistant fire chief for the Luling Volunteer Fire Department.Read More...
December 23, 2008 at 12:15 pm
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Council approves limited  tax hike, will cut budget
Council approves limited tax hike, will cut budget
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Saying the people of St. Charles Parish have been heard “loud and clear” about not raising taxes, Parish President Larry Cochran got council support for an amended property tax rate hike only for levees, road maintenance and recreation.