ALL IN A DAY’S WORK. Fire Chief Reggie Gaubert and president of the Hahnville Fire Department, Dennis Robbins pictured above  have over 60 years of combined experience putting out fires. Way to go guys! Hahnville firefighters celebrate 40 years of saving lives
August 08, 2007 at 11:08 am
Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department held its 40-year celebration Saturday, August 4.

Schools get a summer facelift Schools get a summer facelift
August 08, 2007 at 10:48 am
ROAD CREW. Trustees Darryl Clay, Sashara Gilmore and Terrell Ingram are part of a 6-man team that worked hard all summer painting our public schools.

Judge to Odom: stop seizing seafood imports for tests
August 08, 2007 at 10:47 am
BATON ROUGE - The state agriculture commissioner must stop confiscating imported seafood for antibiotic testing until a judge decides whether that is a job only for the health department.

Federal appeals courts to hear key Katrina insurance lawsuit
August 08, 2007 at 10:45 am

Associated Press Writer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to review a judge's verdict last year in the first trial among hundreds of lawsuits that Mississippi homeowners filed against insurance companies in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.

Police searching for armed robbery suspect Police searching for armed robbery suspect
August 08, 2007 at 10:44 am
On June 24, 2007, an Armed Robbery took place at the Rose Casino, 10405 U.S. 61 St. Rose, Louisiana at approximately 8:06 a.m. During the robbery an unknown black male entered the business and robbed three cashiers at gunpoint.

Coastal Waste manager says rape suspects weren’t employees
August 08, 2007 at 10:41 am
Mark Fridge, division manager of Coastal Waste Services said neither of the men arrested and charged with aggravated rape of a 14 year-old Destrehan girl, July 25, worked directly for his company.

In the news
August 08, 2007 at 10:39 am
Candidates wishing to post free announcements in the St. Charles Herald-Guide must submit them before August 17.

Carolyn Schexnaydre announces candidacy for councilman-at-large-division A Carolyn Schexnaydre announces candidacy for councilman-at-large-division A
August 08, 2007 at 10:34 am
Carolyn K. Schexnaydre, a lifelong resident of Destrehan, announces her candidacy for council-at-large division A.

This KKK picture was part of an incendiary unsigned flyer sent out to Killona residents. Killona meeting: St. Pierre tackles anonymous racial allegations
August 08, 2007 at 10:21 am
V.J. St. Pierre, a candidate for St. Charles Parish President, addressed an audience of Killona residents, August 2, concerning rumors that he beat-up an African American Destrehan male more than threedecades ago, when he worked as a deputy for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Real Estate Transactions
August 08, 2007 at 10:19 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following transactions primarily took place primarily during the month of July.

Camera Shootout 2007 Camera Shootout 2007
August 08, 2007 at 10:15 am
“Family Naptime” by Patricia Francis got the most votes last week and is the Aug. 2 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2007 photo contest.

Birth Announcements
August 08, 2007 at 10:14 am
Sandra Antoinette and Lee Jaysen Chambers of Vernon Hills, Ill., announce the birth of their fourth child, a son, Jeremy Patrick, born June 18 weighing 9 pounds, 15.5 ounces. He is welcomed by two brothers, Joshua Adam, 6, and Andrew Joseph, 4, and sister, Sarah Christine, 1. Maternal grandparents are Shirley and Irvin Naquin of Destrehan, and paternal grandparents are Janice and Joe Chambers of River Ridge.

August 08, 2007 at 10:12 am
Congratulations to Hollin Dufrene who graduated in May from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a bachelor of fine arts degree with graphic design.

Spotlight on Community Education
August 08, 2007 at 10:10 am
Calling all residents! St. Charles Parish Public Schools wants you to broaden your knowledge and sign up for a community education course.

SHOW YOUR OTHER SIDE. Shelbi Berthelot, Harlie Kinler and Cheyenne Ortiz pictured from left to right put on their best acting mask for the River Region Drama Guild’s performance at the River Region Performing Arts Center in Norco. The act marked the end o Drama guild closes summer workshop with Norco expose
August 08, 2007 at 10:08 am
The River Region Drama Guild concluded its 2007 Summer Theatre Workshop on Aug. 2 with a performance at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Norco.

TRUE LOVE. Luling resident Craig Blackburn proposes to his long-time girlfriend of five years, Heather Hancock of Moore, Oklahoma, at the 2007 National Down Syndrome Congress Conference in Kansas City. Winn-Dixie’s courtesy clerk has got this one in the bag
August 08, 2007 at 10:00 am
Pat Ehrle announces the engagement of her son Craig Blackburn, 28, to his long-time girl friend Heather Hancock, 24, of Moore, Oklahoma.

Log on to for more info on the food pyramid. 2007 Back to school series
August 08, 2007 at 9:58 am
Don't let your child's after-school snack attack catch you off guard. Keep plenty of healthy food choices from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPyramid on hand to satisfy ravenous appetites.

EVERYBODY SAY AMEN. Lena Dufrene has been volunteering at the Life Fellowship Community Church for many years. PEOPLE WATCH
August 08, 2007 at 9:51 am
You can call her Lena Dufrene, but if you’re a member of the Life Fellowship Community Church in Bayou Gauche, then you’re probably calling this 82-year-old volunteer “Grandmother.”


Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...
Humane Society Pet of the Week
Humane Society Pet of the Week
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Jake the dog.

Parish president victory still sinking in for Cochran
Parish president victory still sinking in for Cochran
Larry Cochran is still getting used to the election results that say he won the St. Charles Parish president race, but that didn’t stop him from having a “great” meeting with outgoing President V.J. St. Pierre and setting up his transition team.