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A Louisiana vacation makes good CENTS
June 13, 2007 at 2:33 pm
So you want to take a pleasant vacation this summer but not spend all of your money on gas? Think Louisiana.

Councilman Clayton PLUS: Snookie throws hat into ring for parish president ...
June 13, 2007 at 2:26 pm
St. Charles Parish residents can add one more name to the list of potential candidates for the October 2007 parish presidentís race, Councilman Clayton ďSnookieĒ Faucheux - who officially announced his candidacy just days ago but told Herald-Guide readers exclusively that he was running last January.

Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaireís District 1 council seat Billy Raymond running for Desmond Hilaireís District 1 council seat
June 13, 2007 at 2:23 pm
Billy Raymond, Sr. 49, a lifelong resident of Hahnville, and a 27-year employee of Dow St. Charles Operations, in Taft, has announced his candidacy for the District 1 councilman position currently held by Desmond Hilaire, whose term ends this year.

VIPs - Very Important Parishioners
June 13, 2007 at 2:14 pm
Shaun Boudreaux has been named employee of the month at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Shaun works in the Information Management Department as a Computer Operator.

EYE SORE. The old Killona Elementary School faces possible demolition. Killona Elementaryís fate undecided
June 13, 2007 at 2:04 pm
The old Killona Elementary School certainly has seen better days and they may all be behind the old structure as the cost to repair the school is a more than the school board bargained for.

Henry Bergeron with this bobcat that slammed into his riding lawnmower on Old Spanish Trail in Paradis. Mee-OUCH
June 13, 2007 at 2:01 pm
St. Charles Parish resident, Henry Bergeron, was cutting grass in a field across the street from his house on the morning of Saturday, June 9, when a bobcat plowed into his riding lawnmower.

Hunter gets nod as airport chief
June 13, 2007 at 2:00 pm
The New Orleans Aviation Board voted to name Interim Director of Aviation Sean C. Hunter permanent in the position as Director of Aviation at the New Orleans International Airport effective immediately.

Schools ban too-sexy shorts & iPods but give cell phones a thumbs up
June 13, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Parents with children enrolled in St. Charles Parish schools will definitely want a copy of their childís school handbook for the upcoming school year as it outlines changes in dress codes, disciplinary action, and the use of cell phones during school hours.

All clippety, no clop: Even with her right front leg missing is as sweet as she can be. 3-legged pony needs a special sling - will YOU help buy it?
June 13, 2007 at 1:51 pm
Molly, a 15-year-old pony rescued after Hurricane Katrina by Kaye and Glenn Harris of St. Rose, is the only pony in Louisiana with an artificial leg because she was attacked by a pit bull dog in 2005.

Wal-Martís Christine Rivera chats with health-conscious customer, Emma White of Luling. Wal-Mart Health fair FOR WOMEN ONLY
June 13, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Wal-Mart Supercenter will be hosting its Fourth Annual Womenís Health Fair Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What's Happening?
June 13, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Come on down to the Whitehead football camp

The Willie Whitehead Foundation, will be hosting a free one day event for boys between the ages of 7 through 12 years old at the NFL YET Center on 1140 Southbroad Street in New Orleans, Saturday, June 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In the news
June 13, 2007 at 1:40 pm
St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services has funds available now for East Bank residents that need assistance paying utility bills, mortgage, or rent beginning June 4, 2007.

$500Gs for Ďno-flood pumpí in Paradis
June 13, 2007 at 1:38 pm
In south Louisiana where nearly everything is below sea level, there might be few things as important as pumping stations that help keep Louisiana from flooding and FEMA recently approved funding for upgrades to the pump station in Paradis.

HERE, KITTY KITTY. Humane Society president Jennifer King loves to cuddle with these cute kittens. 100 kitty cats up for grabs in super shelter Ďadopt-a-thoní
June 13, 2007 at 1:33 pm
June is ĎAdopt-a-Shelter-Catí month and the St. Charles Parish animal control staff urges residents to adopt a cat or kitten.

Disaster & recovery plan ready to roll
June 13, 2007 at 1:31 pm
Hurricane season is upon Louisiana once again and the St. Charles Parish School Board are crossing the tís and dotting the iís on their hurricane disaster preparedness and recovery plan, a work that has been in constant progress since the storm hit nearly two years ago.

Can pollster make our schools better?
June 13, 2007 at 1:30 pm
The St. Charles Parish School Board is considering hiring the services of a New Orleans based pollster to conduct a series of school and community surveys that feedback from would be used in shaping the goals of the school system.

Rebels place fourth in baseball tournament Rebels place fourth in baseball tournament
June 06, 2007 at 4:12 pm
West St. Charles Little League's 13-14 year old Rebels placed 4th in the 16 and under bracket at Disney's Sun & Surf Bash Baseball Tournament held Memorial Day weekend at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.

N.O. seafood festival set for this weekend
June 06, 2007 at 4:11 pm
The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board is inviting everyone to the first-ever New Orleans Seafood Festival featuring cooking demonstrations by the very finest French Quarter chefs, the Louisiana Fishermenís Village, where fishermen will sell their catch right off the boat, and music by Louisiana greats.

Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
Outdoor extravaganza will draw hundreds of kids to Norco
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The goal is to put a duck call (pink or camo) and a fishing pole Ė anything thatís not electronic - in every little hand Saturday at the first annual St. Charles Greenwing Day and Chili Cookoff.

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